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Should I remove Panda Security URL Filtering?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
41% remove it59% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Poor
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,304
United States Rank #4,147
Reach 0.1645%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.28 days
716.25 days >
Average installed length: 376.33 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.0.0.14 33.33%
2.0.0.13 11.35%
2.0.0.12 0.35%
2.0.0.10 21.10%
2.0.0.9 14.54%
1.0.1.108 2.84%
1.0.1.88 10.99%
1.0.1.48 5.50%

Panda Security URL Filtering

What is Panda Security URL Filtering?

The Panda Security Toolbar is a free optional toolbar that comes with Panda Cloud. The toolbar provides web filtering along with some features that may come in handy for users. The toolbar works on Internet Explorer and Firefox only. The URL/Web filtering component is compatible with all major web-browsers though. If you do not like toolbars open add and remove programs and uninstall the program Panda Security toolbar. This will keep web filtering, if you want to remove web filtering you must uninstall Panda Security URL Filtering.

Overview

Panda Security URL Filtering is a software program developed by Panda Security. The most common release is 2.0.0.14, 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 programs's main executable is Panda_URL_Filtering.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 9.11 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 629.93 KB (645,048 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 45% of users of Panda Security URL Filtering come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Spain.
Panda Security URL Filtering has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\Panda Security URL Filtering
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\Panda Security URL Filtering\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 629.93 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Panda Security URL Filtering

Program executable:Panda_URL_Filtering.exe
Name:Anti-phishing Domain Advisor
Visicom Media Anti-phishing Domain Advisor (Powered by Panda Security)
Signed by:Visicom Media Inc.
Path:C:\ProgramData\Panda Security URL Filtering\Panda_URL_Filtering.exe
MD5:d87d4d4eab4693712104e3e64f03d807
Visicom Media Anti-phishing Domain Advisor (Powered by Panda Security)
Additional files:
  • Panda_URL_Filtering.dll - Anti-phishing Domain Advisor (Visicom Media Anti-phishing Domain Advisor (Powered by Panda Security))
  • Panda_URL_Filtering.exe
  • uninstall.exe - Panda Security URL Filtering (Panda Security URL Filtering Uninstaller)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Panda_URL_Filtering.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Panda Security URL Filtering' which loads as "C:\ProgramData\Panda Security URL Filtering\Panda_URL_Filtering.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Panda_URL_Filtering.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Panda Security URL Filtering\Panda_URL_Filtering.exe'.
Network connections
  • Panda_URL_Filtering.exe connects to 173.45.161.117 (port 80).
  • Panda_URL_Filtering.exe connects to 173.45.161.117 (port 80).
  • Panda_URL_Filtering.exe connects to 173.45.161.117 (port 80).
  • Panda_URL_Filtering.exe connects to visicom-104.nationalnet.com (69.50.130.69 port 80).
  • Panda_URL_Filtering.exe connects to 2.18.178.16 (port 80).
  • Panda_URL_Filtering.exe connects to visicom-47.nationalnet.com (66.115.174.8 port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Panda_URL_Filtering.exe
Memory:9.11 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0018767180%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00090145%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00097526%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:296,256
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:5
70 average
I/O reads/min:658.9 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:18.29 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Panda Security URL Filtering?

Quickly and completely remove Panda Security URL Filtering 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 Security URL Filtering 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 Security URL Filtering, 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 Security URL Filtering.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win Vista 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 41%
Keep it 59%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.60%
Windows XP 20.04%
Windows Vista 11.52%
Windows 8 2.84%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.79%
Microsoft Windows XP 19.93%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.95%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.90%
Windows 7 Professional 8.19%
Windows 7 Starter 1.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.49% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.49%
  Germany 5.96%
  Spain 4.36%
  United Kingdom 3.78%
  Japan 3.34%
  Netherlands 3.34%
  Sweden 2.76%
  Brazil 2.62%
  Canada 2.18%
  Italy 2.03%
  Mexico 1.89%
  Belgium 1.60%
  Greece 1.45%
  Iran 1.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.97%
Acer 16.97%
Dell 16.56%
ASUS 8.59%
Toshiba 6.13%
Lenovo 5.73%
GIGABYTE 5.11%
American Megatrends 3.27%
Intel 3.07%
Sony 2.45%
Sahara 1.23%
Samsung 1.23%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.66%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.24%
Dell Inspiron 1545 0.83%
Dell Inspiron 530 0.62%
Dell Inspiron 560 0.62%
Gigabyte H55M-D2H 0.62%

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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