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What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #30,680
Reach 0.0050%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.51 days
516.57 days >
Average installed length: 271.42 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
11.01.00 52.86%
11.00.00 47.14%

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Panda Antivirus Pro 2012

What is Panda Antivirus Pro 2012?  (from Panda Security)

Panda Antivirus Pro 2012 is the easiest-to-use and most intuitive protection for your computer. Just install it and forget about viruses, spyware, rootkits, hackers and online fraud. Chat, share photos and videos, buy online, read your favorite blogs or simply surf the Web with complete peace of mind and without interr...  Read more

Overview

Panda Antivirus Pro 2012 is a software program developed by Panda Security. The most common release is 11.01.00, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named avciman.exe. The setup package generally installs about 42 files and is usually about 350.38 MB (367,397,344 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 18% of users of Panda Antivirus Pro 2012 come from Spain, it is also popular in the United States and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pandasecurity.com/redirector/?prod=111&app=Home&lang=spa&custom=108843
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Antivirus Pro 2012
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\ARCHIV~1\ARCHIV~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Informa
Estimated size: 350.38 MB
Language: Spanish

Program filesFiles installed by Panda Antivirus Pro 2012

Program executable:avciman.exe
Name:Panda Interface Manager
Panda Interface Manager Application [Local and Mail Alerts]
Path:C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Antivirus Pro 2012\avciman.exe
MD5:c29b37336eb109fe971f0fc10dd96d5e
Additional files:
  • AcercaDe.dll - Panda Internet Security 2012 (Acerca De)
  • ConsGUI.dll - Panda Corporative Solutions (Console Library)
  • avcic.dll - Panda Interface Manager (Panda Interface Manager Communication Client)
  • libcomm.dll - Panda Anti-malware (Communication Type Library)
  • memvfile.dll - Anti-malware protection access library
  • ADiagnst.dll - Panda Solutions (Panda protection diagnostic)
  • avengdll.dll - Panda residents (On-Access Anti-Malware Scanner Library)
  • AVENGINE.EXE - Enhanced On-Access Anti-Malware Protection
  • ChMCcfg.dll - Mail Clients Configuration Change
  • ExCfgUti.dll
  • GWFeed.exe - Goodware Store Feeder
  • GWMsrv.dll - Goodware Manager Service
  • GWMsrv64.dll
  • gwstore.dll - Goodware store library
  • icl_mtr.dll - Internet Resident Monitor
  • icl_trf.dll - Internet resident activity
  • idiomas.dll - Internet Resident Regional Configuration
  • OSMerger.dll - Policies Merger
  • panicsh.exe - Panic Sentinel Handler
  • Iface.exe - Panda 360 2012 (Panda Console)
  • Inicio.exe - Panda 360 2011 (Inicio Programado)
  • Langm5.dll
  • LisVirus.dll - List of virus
  • ACTHOSP.EXE - Panda Retail (Hospital Upgrader)
  • Analisis.dll - Analysis Interface
  • ApVxdWin.exe - Panda permanent protection
  • Config.dll - Configuration Library
  • DelayWKS.dll
  • ImLocRep.dll - ImLocRep

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • ApVxdWin.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'APVXDWIN' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Global Protection 2012\APVXDWIN.EXE" /s.
  • Inicio.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SCANINICIO' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Internet Security 2012\Inicio.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • ApVxdWin.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Antivirus Pro 2012\ApVxdWin.exe'.
Network connections
  • ApVxdWin.exe connects to 188.111.53.43 (port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

AVENGINE.EXE
Memory:51.41 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0025442862%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00161976%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00092453%
0.015104% average
ApVxdWin.exe
Memory:18.94 MB
Total CPU:0.0039123381%
Kernel CPU:0.00253215%
User CPU:0.00138019%

How do I remove Panda Antivirus Pro 2012?

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  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Panda Antivirus Pro 2012, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Panda Antivirus Pro 2012.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win XP 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.57%
Windows XP 25.71%
Windows Vista 5.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 25.71%
Windows 7 Professional 18.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.43%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.86%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

18.42% of installs come from Spain
Which countries install it?
  Spain 18.42%
  United States 11.84%
  Italy 9.21%
  Brazil 5.26%
  Argentina 5.26%
  Sweden 3.95%
  Iran 3.95%
  Chile 2.63%
  Slovenia 2.63%
  Belgium 2.63%
  Norway 2.63%
  Mexico 2.63%
  Portugal 2.63%
  Germany 2.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.45%
Acer 20.41%
Dell 16.33%
American Megatrends 12.24%
ASUS 10.20%
Samsung 4.08%
Toshiba 4.08%
Lenovo 4.08%
MSI 2.04%
Intel 2.04%
GIGABYTE 2.04%
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TOSHIBA SATELLITE C855-10... 1.85%
TOSHIBA Satellite A500 1.85%

About Panda Security

Panda Security is a software security developer focusing on the production of antivirus software whose line of to include firewalls, spam and spyware detection applications, cybercrime prevention technology, and other security tools for businesses and home users.
Publisher URL: www.pandasecurity.com

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