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9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,502
United States Rank #29,222
Reach 0.0160%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.31 days
451.65 days >
Average installed length: 237.31 days


12.01.01 60.27%
12.01.00 8.93%
12.00.02 2.68%
12.00.01 15.18%
12.00.00 12.95%

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Panda Antivirus Pro 2013

What is Panda Antivirus Pro 2013?  (from Panda Security)

Panda Antivirus Pro 2013 offers 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, bank and buy online, read your favorite blogs or surf the Web with total peace of mind and without int...  Read more


Panda Antivirus Pro 2013 is a program developed by Panda Security. The most used version is 12.01.01, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). 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 software installer includes 73 files and is usually about 85.1 MB (89,236,020 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 14% of users of Panda Antivirus Pro 2013 come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pandasecurity.com/redirector/?prod=112&app=Home&lang=spa&custom=137838
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Antivirus Pro 2013
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{E
Warning, the uninstaller has been known to not fully remove the program.
Estimated size: 85.1 MB
Language: Spanish

Program filesFiles installed by Panda Antivirus Pro 2013

  • AcercaDe.dll - Panda Internet Security 2013 (Acerca De)
  • ConsGUI.dll - Panda Corporative Solutions (Console Library)
  • avcic.dll - Panda Interface Manager (Panda Interface Manager Communication Client)
  • avciman.exe - Panda Interface Manager Application [Local and Mail Alerts]
  • libcomm.dll - Panda Anti-malware (Communication Type Library)
  • memvfile.dll - Anti-malware protection access library
  • PavClientNet.dll - Panda Technologies (PavClien Dynamic Link Library)
  • PavKRE.dll - PavKre Dynamic Link Library
  • PavProt.dll - PavProt Dynamic Link Library
  • pavSIMsg.dll - pavSIMsg Dynamic Link Library
  • PavSInet.dll - PavSInet Dynamic Link Library
  • PavSMAPI.dll - PavSMapi Dynamic Link 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
  • PavAMW.dll - Plugin Antimalware
  • pavexcfg.dll
  • PAVEXCLI.dll
  • PavFtp.dll - Plugin FTP
  • PavHttp.dll - Panda Residents (Plugin HTTP)
  • PavIrc.dll - Plugin IRC
  • PavMiCli.dll - PavMiCli
  • PavNntp.dll - Plugin NNTP
  • PavPop3.dll - Plugin POP3
  • PavSmtp.dll - Plugin SMTP
  • pavsrvdl.dll - On-Access Anti-Malware Communication Provider
  • pavsrvx86.exe - Enhanced On-Access Anti-Malware Service
  • Pavtftp.dll - Plugin TFTP
  • PavTrc.dll - Internet resident forwarding
  • PavWmail.dll - Plugin Webmail
  • Prot5dll.dll - Panda Antivirus (pfsf)
  • sentrsc.dll
  • WebProxy.exe - Internet resident proxy
  • WPApi.dll - Internet Resident API & Configuration
  • Iface.exe - Panda 360 2012 (Panda Console)
  • Inicio.exe - Panda 360 2013 (Inicio Programado)
  • Langm5.dll - Panda 360 2011
  • 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
  • platexch.dll - platexch
  • PavSRU.dll - TruPrevent (Panda Library)
  • INETWH32.DLL (by Blue Sky Software) - Blue Sky Software - INETWH32 (INETWH32)
  • borlndmm.dll (by Embarcadero Technologies) - CodeGear Memory Manager
  • ICONS.DLL - Panda Software Icons (Icons)
  • cc3290mt.dll (by CodeGear) - CodeGear C++Builder (CodeGear C++ Multi-thread RTL (WIN/VCL MT))

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Iface.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D5334119-3A90-4020-B980-92A3B19A0B45}' (runs on registration).
  • pavsrvx86.exe runs as a service named 'Panda On-Access Anti-Malware Service' (PAVSRV).
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 Antivirus Pro 2013\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 Antivirus Pro 2013\Inicio.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • ApVxdWin.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Global Protection 2013\ApVxdWin.exe'.
Network connections
  • WebProxy.exe connects to (port 80).
  • WebProxy.exe connects to (port 80).
  • WebProxy.exe connects to c2webresolver1.ctmail.com ( port 80).
  • ApVxdWin.exe connects to (port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:52.86 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0009734514%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00042767%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00054578%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:413,703
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:23.24 KB
435.61 KB average
Memory:14.5 MB
Total CPU:0.0006463545%
Kernel CPU:0.00024761%
User CPU:0.00039874%
CPU cycles/sec:20,341
I/O reads/min:15 Bytes
Memory:75.09 MB
Total CPU:0.0006716228%
Kernel CPU:0.00038445%
User CPU:0.00028717%
CPU cycles/sec:4,554,863
I/O reads/min:5.22 KB
I/O writes/min:1.74 KB

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Or, you can uninstall Panda Antivirus Pro 2013 from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  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 2013, 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 2013.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.16%
Windows 8 16.96%
Windows XP 12.95%
Windows Vista 8.93%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.77%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.45%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.00%
Windows 7 Professional 6.73%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.38%
Windows 8.1 5.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

13.66% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 13.66%
  Italy 11.01%
  Spain 9.69%
  Brazil 9.25%
  Netherlands 5.29%
  Belgium 4.41%
  Mexico 4.41%
  Sweden 3.52%
  Greece 3.52%
  Argentina 3.52%
  Canada 3.52%
  Romania 2.64%
  Slovenia 2.20%
  Germany 2.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 24.46%
Hewlett-Packard 20.86%
ASUS 15.11%
Dell 12.95%
Toshiba 5.76%
Lenovo 3.60%
Intel 2.88%
American Megatrends 2.88%
Samsung 2.16%
Sahara 1.44%
Common models
eMachines ET1840 1.94%
Acer Aspire E1-571 1.94%
ASUS All Series 1.94%
Acer Aspire T180 1.94%
Dell Vostro 260s 1.94%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.94%

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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