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What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,811
United States Rank #9,861
Reach 0.0372%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.69 days
403.91 days >
Average installed length: 212.23 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
7.40.1 4.02%
07.30.05.0000 0.19%
7.30.5 0.96%
7.30.3 1.15%
7.30.1 0.19%
07.20.00.0000 0.38%
7.20.0 12.26%
06.81.11.0000 15.71%
6.81.11 22.03%
06.81.10.0000 2.49%
6.81.10 0.38%
06.70.20.0000 4.41%
6.70.20 2.30%
06.70.10.0000 2.87%
6.70.10 0.19%
06.50.10.0000 4.98%
6.50.10 1.15%
06.20.11.0000 8.62%
6.20.11 3.26%
06.20.10.0000 0.38%
6.10.12 0.96%
6.10.10 1.53%
5.50.00.0000 8.62%
5.05.00.0000 0.77%
5.04.50.0000 0.19%

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Panda Endpoint Protection

What is Panda Endpoint Protection?  (from Panda Security)

The AdminSecure Management console allows the administrator to manage the global security of the network from one or more points (in the case of additional administrators), optimizing computer productivity and allowing centralized policies to be applied quickly and efficiently. The administrator can distribute policies...  Read more

Overview

Panda Endpoint Protection is a software program developed by Panda Security. The most common release is 6.81.11, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named PAV2WSC.exe. The setup package generally installs about 98 files and is usually about 9.64 MB (10,108,374 bytes). The installed file NdkApi.Update.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 44% of users of Panda Endpoint Protection come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pandasecurity.com/redirector/?app=Home&prod=1704&lang=eng
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Panda Security\WAC\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A2A5EFDB-D6B4-40DD-84CA-B0F7DE55DA40}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 9.64 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Panda Endpoint Protection

Program executable:PAV2WSC.exe
Name:Panda Solutions
Windows Security Center Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\Panda Security\WAC\PAV2WSC.exe
MD5:1d7aae1c99ae8c364fdc61f42abfd28c
Additional files:
  • pkncmp.dll - BloqueNCMP Dynamic Link Library
  • pknaccess.dll - pksaccess Dynamic Link Library
  • AvTask.exe - Panda Corporative Solutions (Antivirus Task Manager)
  • ConsGUI.dll - Console Library
  • InsLSP64.exe - LSP 64 bits Installer
  • LtAlerts.dll - Local Alerts Manager
  • JobLauncher.exe - Cloud Antivirus Platform (Scheduled jobs launcher)
  • NdkApi.Analysis.dll - NDK On Demand Analysis Manager
  • NdkApi.Common.dll - NDK Common utilities library
  • NdkApi.Communication.dll - NDK Communications Manager
  • NdkApi.Configuration.dll - NDK Configurations Manager
  • NdkApi.dll - NDK Entry API
  • NdkApi.License.dll - NDK Licenses Manager
  • NdkApi.Notification.dll - NDK Notifications Manager
  • NdkApi.Prl.dll - NDK Panda Rules Language Manager
  • NdkApi.Quarantine.dll - NDK Quarantine Manager
  • NdkApi.Reports.dll - NDK Reports Manager
  • NdkApi.Service.Control.dll - NDK Service Control Manager
  • NdkApi.Service.Info.dll - NDK Service Info Manager
  • NdkApi.Update.dll - NDK Update module
  • NdkApi.UsbVaccine.dll - NDK Usb vaccine module
  • AVCIC.DLL - Panda Interface Manager (Panda Interface Manager Communication Client)
  • AVCIMAN.EXE - Panda Interface Manager Application [Local and Mail Alerts]
  • dsaflt.dll - Panda Network Manager (Firewall Rules Analyzer)
  • dsarule.dll - Installation Rules
  • idsflt.dll - Intrusion Detection System
  • NConv.dll - Nano Network Security (Nano Converter)
  • NNSManager.dll - NNS Manager
  • NNSStGen.dll - PRL Structures Generator for Network Protector
  • libcomm.dll - Panda Anti-malware (Communication Type Library)
  • pknact.dll - Nano Actuator
  • pknboot.dll - Panda Anti-Malware (pknboot)
  • pknbufae.dll - Anti Malware Protection Library
  • pkncf.dll - Panda Anti-Malware Protection Service Library
  • pknComCtrl.dll
  • pkncomiexm.dll - Anti-malware protection support library
  • PKNComms.dll
  • pkndisk.dll - Disk Platform
  • pkndtl.dll
  • pknDTLT.dll - Panda Anti-Malware Library
  • pkndtr.dll
  • 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
  • gwstore.dll - Goodware store library
  • LANGM5.DLL - Panda interface
  • LTForms.dll - Panda Solutions (Local Alerts Module)
  • panicsh.exe - Panic Sentinel Handler
  • PAV2WSC.DLL - Windows Security Center Manager
  • PAV2WSC.exe
  • PAV3WSC.exe
  • PAVALE.DLL - Panda Alerts
  • PAVAMW.DLL - Panda Residents (Plugin Antimalware)
  • apflctrl.dll - Panda Firewall (apflctrl)
  • fnetctrl.dll - Panda FNetCtrl (fnetctrl)
  • apflinst.dll - Apflinst
  • ADiagnst.dll - Panda protection diagnostic
  • Pavsddl.dll - Anti-malware Support

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • PAV2WSC.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Panda' and executes as C:\Program Files\panda security\panda security protection\pav2wsc.exe.

How do I remove Panda Endpoint Protection?

Quickly and completely remove Panda Endpoint Protection from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Panda Endpoint Protection 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 Endpoint Protection, 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 Endpoint Protection.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? 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 71.84%
Windows 8 17.62%
Windows XP 6.13%
Windows Vista 3.64%
Windows Server 2003 0.77%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 53.65%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.73%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.77%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.77%
Windows 8.1 4.62%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.08% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.08%
  United Kingdom 7.62%
  Germany 5.35%
  Sweden 5.35%
  Spain 4.21%
  France 3.40%
  Belgium 2.92%
  Italy 2.76%
  South Africa 2.59%
  Malaysia 2.43%
  Brazil 1.78%
  Portugal 1.46%
  Canada 1.30%
  Finland 1.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 43.32%
Hewlett-Packard 29.38%
Acer 6.82%
ASUS 4.45%
Lenovo 4.15%
Intel 3.26%
GIGABYTE 2.97%
Toshiba 2.67%
Samsung 1.19%
American Megatrends 1.19%
Apple 0.59%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 390 4.08%
Dell OptiPlex 3010 3.06%
Dell OptiPlex 7010 3.06%
Dell OptiPlex 3020 2.55%
HP EliteBook 8560w 2.55%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 2.55%

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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