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Should I remove Pando?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
25% remove it75% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #10,165
United States Rank #6,540
Reach 0.0414%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.42 days
808.92 days >
Average installed length: 425.02 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.5.2.2 19.48%
2.5.2.1 23.62%
2.5.2.0 16.03%
2.5.1.11 22.07%
2.5.1.10 1.38%
2.5.1.9 0.34%
2.5.1.8 0.17%
2.5.1.6 0.34%
2.5.1.4 8.45%
2.5.1.2 1.21%
2.5.1.1 0.17%
2.5.1.0 0.69%
2.5.0.14 0.34%
2.5.0.12 0.52%
2.5.0.10 0.17%
2.5.0.4 0.17%
2.3.3.0 0.86%
2.3.2.8 0.34%
2.3.0002 0.17%
2.2.0001 0.17%
2.1.0507 0.86%
2.1.0505 0.34%
2.1.0501 0.17%
2.0.0302 0.17%
2.0.0301 0.34%
1.9.0504 0.17%
1.9.0501 0.17%
1.8.0101 0.17%
1.5.0505 0.17%
1.5.0002 0.52%
1.0.0004 0.17%

Other programs by Pando Networks

Pando

What is Pando?  (from Pando Networks)

Pando is a free file sharing software that makes downloading, streaming and sharing large media files fast, easy and fun. Need to email large attachments, IM a folder, or publish your downloadable videos to the Web? Meet Pando. Accelerates and manages downloads of huge files and folders. Publish downloadable videos, p...  Read more

Overview

Pando is a software program developed by Pando Networks. The most common release is 2.5.2.1, 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. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. 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. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named pando.exe. The setup package generally installs about 31 files and is usually about 7.17 MB (7,518,545 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 66% of users of Pando come from the United States, it is also popular in Spain and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pando.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Pando Networks\Pando
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Pando Networks\Pando\PandoUninst.exe
Estimated size: 7.17 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Pando

Program executable:pando.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\pando networks\pando\pando.exe
MD5:cba60c9101ce355cc8c727bf5e4e8622
Additional files:
  • PandoIEPlugin.dll - Pando MSIE Plugin (Internet Explorer plugin for the Pando client)
  • PandoShellExt.dll - Pando (Pando Shell Extension)
  • nppandowebinst.dll - Pando Web Installer
  • BsSndRpt.exe (by BugSplat) - BugSplat Crash Report Send Utility (Crash reporting Send Utility, BsSndRpt.exe)
  • BugSplatRc.dll (by BugSplat) - BugSplatRc Dynamic Link Library (Crash reporting module, BugSplatRc)
  • BugSplat.dll - BugSplat Dynamic Link Library (Crash reporting module, BugSplat.DLL)
  • freebl3.dll (by Mozilla Foundation) - Network Security Services (NSS freebl Library)
  • nss3.dll (by Mozilla Foundation) - NSS Base Library
  • nssckbi.dll - NSS Builtin Trusted Root CAs
  • smime3.dll - NSS S/MIME Library
  • softokn3.dll - NSS PKCS #11 Library
  • ssl3.dll - NSS SSL Library
  • PandoOutlookAddIn.dll - Pando Outlook AddIn (Pando Outlook AddIn Module)
  • PandoUninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • PandoShellExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'PandoShellExt' with a class of {9C150845-2A2D-44CC-90B3-AA03480AA3D2}.
Internet Explorer BHO
  • PandoIEPlugin.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'CInterceptor Object' with the class of {38D3FE60-3D53-4F37-BB0E-C7A97A26A156}.
Scheduled Task
  • Pando.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B8B7AB62-7A81-4903-B945-5DFE11BAB785}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Pando.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Pando' and executes as C:\Program Files\Pando Networks\Pando\Pando.exe /Minimized.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Pando.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Pando Networks\Pando\Pando.exe'.
Network connections
  • Pando.exe connects to 5e00f3d7.bb.sky.com (94.0.243.215 port 54937).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Pando.exe
Memory:21.26 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0515688143%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.02441715%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.02715166%
0.015104% average
Switches/sec:6
70 average

How do I remove Pando?

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

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Pando you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Vista 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 25%
Keep it 75%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.55%
Windows XP 15.52%
Windows Vista 12.59%
Windows 8 5.34%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.77%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.40%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.59%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.21%
Windows 7 Professional 9.00%
Windows 8 2.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.29%
  Spain 7.19%
  Canada 3.10%
  United Kingdom 3.10%
  France 2.73%
  Germany 2.11%
  Brazil 1.98%
  Australia 1.73%
  Netherlands 0.99%
  Colombia 0.99%
  Italy 0.87%
  Mexico 0.87%
  Portugal 0.62%
  Belgium 0.62%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 34.87%
Hewlett-Packard 26.22%
Acer 13.54%
Toshiba 6.63%
GIGABYTE 5.48%
ASUS 4.90%
American Megatrends 3.75%
Intel 2.59%
Samsung 1.44%
Sony 0.58%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.35%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.70%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.17%
Dell XPS 8300 2.12%
Dell Inspiron 1750 2.12%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.12%

About (from Pando Networks Inc.)

Pando Networks was formed with one simple goal: sharing what we love.
Publisher URL: www.pando.com

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