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What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,429
United States Rank #27,730
Reach 0.0157%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.70 days
404.18 days >
Average installed length: 212.37 days


7.02.00 18.06%
7.01.80 2.58%
7.01.05 0.32%
7.01.02 1.94%
7.01.01 60.00%
7.01.00 16.13%
7.00.81 0.32%
7.00.00 0.65%

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Panda Global Protection 2014

What is Panda Global Protection 2014?  (from Panda Security)

Panda Global Protection 2014 is designed for you to enjoy your life online with confidence. Your PC won't limit detection capabilities as Panda's huge virus detection database is located on the Internet (Cloud). Start your computer in safe mode and disinfect it in emergency or critical situations. Share it with anybod...  Read more


Panda Global Protection 2014 is a program developed by Panda Security. The most used version is 7.01.01, 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. 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 49 files and is usually about 470.63 MB (493,488,295 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 17% of users of Panda Global Protection 2014 come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pandasecurityusa.com/antivirus-home/global-protection
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Global Protection 2014
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{8
Estimated size: 470.63 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Panda Global Protection 2014

  • 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)
  • 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
  • Iface.exe - Panda 360 2014 (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
  • CISends.dll - Confidential Information Detector
  • Config.dll - Configuration Library
  • DelayWKS.dll
  • ImLocRep.dll - ImLocRep
  • INETWH32.DLL (by Blue Sky Software) - Blue Sky Software - INETWH32 (INETWH32)
  • ApsClientFS.dll - PandaSecurity Antiphishing (ApsClientFS)
  • ApsClientHeuristic.dll - ApsClientHeuristic
  • ApsClientSdk.dll - ApsClientSDK
  • ApsHtmlFC.dll - ApsHtmlFC
  • ApsUrlFC.dll - ApsUrlFC
  • ApsXSSAnalyzer.dll - ApsXSSAnalyzer
  • 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))
  • ComFltNt.dll - Panda Antidialer (CommFilt)
  • CryptMng.dll - Cryptography Manager
  • asapsdk.dll (by Commtouch) - ASAPSdk Module
  • APIcr.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Iface.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C18A4204-B1CA-4F24-8B9B-1AE18CE6FD4A}' (runs on registration).
  • Inicio.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9C7E25A5-4C9C-49D3-A834-22803FD67692}' (runs on registration).
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 Global Protection 2014\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 2014\Inicio.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • ApVxdWin.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Gold Protection\ApVxdWin.exe'.

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:22.36 MB
Total CPU:0.0020819422%
Kernel CPU:0.00169939%
User CPU:0.00038255%

How do I remove Panda Global Protection 2014?

You can uninstall Panda Global Protection 2014 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Panda Global Protection 2014, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 2014.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.45%
Windows 10 31.61%
Windows Vista 7.10%
Windows XP 4.84%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.60%
Windows 8.1 16.18%
Windows 7 Professional 9.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.39%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

17.42% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 17.42%
  Italy 14.52%
  United Kingdom 10.00%
  Sweden 7.10%
  Spain 6.13%
  Netherlands 5.81%
  France 5.16%
  Belgium 3.87%
  Brazil 3.55%
  Canada 3.55%
  Germany 2.90%
  Greece 1.94%
  Portugal 1.94%
  Peru 1.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.08%
Acer 21.03%
Dell 14.87%
ASUS 9.74%
Toshiba 7.69%
Samsung 5.64%
Intel 4.62%
Lenovo 4.10%
American Megatrends 2.56%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.13%
ASUS All Series 3.42%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.56%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.56%
Acer Aspire X1430 2.56%
Acer Aspire E1-522 1.71%

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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