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Should I remove Panda Global Protection 2016?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #31,834
United States Rank #35,072
Reach 0.0046%
Installation trends (last 30 days)


VersionDistribution 6.15% 24.62%
16.0.2 13.85% 1.54% 36.92%
16.0.1 7.69% 3.08% 1.54% 1.54% 3.08%

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Panda Global Protection 2016


Panda Global Protection 2016 is a software program developed by Panda Security. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 setup package generally installs about 45 files and is usually about 124.21 MB (130,241,462 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 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 28% of users of Panda Global Protection 2016 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pandasecurity.com/redirector/?app=Home&prod=3657&lang=eng&custom=181149
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Security Protection\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Security Protection\Setup.exe" /X{5EB6374E-77C8-4562-B93D-F492A670E99E}
Estimated size: 124.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Panda Global Protection 2016

  • pkncmp.dll - BloqueNCMP Dynamic Link Library
  • pknaccess.dll - pksaccess Dynamic Link Library
  • asapsdk.dll (by CYREN Software) - CYREN Advanced Security SDK
  • CommsWrapper.dll - Cloud Antivirus Platform (Communications Wrapper)
  • borlndmm.dll (by Embarcadero Technologies) - CodeGear Memory Manager
  • NConv.dll - Nano Network Security (Nano Converter)
  • NNSManager.dll - NNS Manager
  • NNSStGen.dll - PRL Structures Generator for Network Protector
  • cc3290mt.dll (by CodeGear) - CodeGear C++Builder (CodeGear C++ Multi-thread RTL (WIN/VCL MT))
  • pknact.dll - Panda Anti-malware (Nano Actuator)
  • pknboot.dll - Panda Anti-Malware (pknboot)
  • pknbufae.dll - Anti Malware Protection Library
  • JobLauncher.exe - UA 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.Network.dll - NDK Network
  • 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.TuneUp.dll - NDK TuneUp
  • NdkApi.Update.dll - NDK Update module
  • NdkApi.UsbVaccine.dll - NDK Usb vaccine module
  • PAV3WSC.exe - Windows Security Center Manager
  • MiniCrypto.dll
  • Pavsddl.dll - Anti-malware Support

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • JobLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{03EE4731-15ED-4242-AC4F-25ED3620748A}' (runs monthly on Fridays at 20:00).

How do I remove Panda Global Protection 2016?

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Or, you can uninstall Panda Global Protection 2016 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 Global Protection 2016, 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 Global Protection 2016.

Win 8 66%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 66.15%
Windows 7 32.31%
Windows Vista 1.54%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 30.77%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.54%
Windows 10 Pro 18.46%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.15%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 4.62%
Windows 7 Professional 4.62%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.78%
  United Kingdom 11.11%
  Spain 9.72%
  Italy 6.94%
  Brazil 4.17%
  France 4.17%
  Netherlands 4.17%
  Canada 4.17%
  Mexico 2.78%
  Poland 2.78%
  MA 1.39%
  CY 1.39%
  Thailand 1.39%
  Uruguay 1.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 17.02%
Acer 17.02%
Hewlett-Packard 17.02%
Lenovo 17.02%
ASUS 12.77%
Samsung 6.38%
Toshiba 4.26%
Sony 2.13%
Common models
Acer Aspire V5-571P 3.51%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.51%
MSI MS-7918 1.75%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 1.75%
Dell OptiPlex 755 1.75%
ASUSTeK K72Jr 1.75%

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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