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Should I remove Panda Internet Security 2015?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,725
United States Rank #11,000
Reach 0.0247%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.29 days
215.01 days >
Average installed length: 112.97 days


VersionDistribution 11.70% 2.26% 8.42% 4.52% 11.70% 1.03% 0.82%
15.1.0 5.75% 28.34% 3.70% 11.29% 9.86% 0.62%

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Panda Internet Security 2015


Panda Internet Security 2015 is a software program developed by Panda Security. The most common release is, 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. 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The setup package generally installs about 56 files and is usually about 116.16 MB (121,798,075 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 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 51% of users of Panda Internet Security 2015 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and BD.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pandasecurity.com/redirector/?app=Home&prod=215&lang=eng&custom=173957
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Security Protection\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Security Protection\Setup.exe" /X{9D5E6ECB-C686-4FFC-8EA8-2DF907C6B733}
Estimated size: 116.16 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Panda Internet Security 2015

  • pkncmp.dll - BloqueNCMP Dynamic Link Library
  • pknaccess.dll - pksaccess Dynamic Link Library
  • CommsWrapper.dll - Cloud Antivirus Platform (Communications Wrapper)
  • JobLauncher.exe - 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
  • PSNCGP.dll - Common General Purpose Library
  • PSNCIPC.dll - PSNCIPCLibrary
  • PSNXml.dll
  • NConv.dll - Nano Network Security (Nano Converter)
  • NNSManager.dll - NNS Manager
  • NNSStGen.dll - PRL Structures Generator for Network Protector
  • PSANLang.dll - Panda Cloud Antivirus (AV Language)
  • PSUAShell.dll - Shell extension
  • PSUNResources.dll - PSUNResources
  • SetupUI.dll - Setup Application UI
  • pknact.dll - Panda Anti-malware (Nano Actuator)
  • pknboot.dll - Panda Anti-Malware (pknboot)
  • pknbufae.dll - Anti Malware Protection Library
  • pknComCtrl.dll
  • pkncomiexm.dll - Anti-malware protection support library
  • PKNComms.dll
  • pkndisk.dll - Disk Platform
  • pskalloc.dll - Panda Technologies
  • Setup.exe - Setup Application
  • PAV2WSC.exe - Panda Solutions (Windows Security Center Manager)
  • PAV3WSC.exe
  • Pavsddl.dll - Anti-malware Support
  • borlndmm.dll (by Embarcadero Technologies) - CodeGear Memory Manager
  • cc3290mt.dll (by CodeGear) - CodeGear C++Builder (CodeGear C++ Multi-thread RTL (WIN/VCL MT))
  • asapsdk.dll (by Commtouch) - ASAPSdk Module
  • MiniCrypto.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • PSUAShell.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'UAContextMenu' with a class of {A9B8E64D-3F7E-4D32-8FC9-E391DEE67D75}.
Scheduled Task
  • JobLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C3FF4796-A5C3-422E-8688-C30CA4608073}' (runs monthly on Tuesdays at 23:30).
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 Internet Security 2015?

You can uninstall Panda Internet Security 2015 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 Internet Security 2015, 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 Internet Security 2015.

Win 10 44%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 46.82%
Windows 10 44.35%
Windows Vista 4.72%
Windows XP 4.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.31%
Windows 8.1 17.70%
Windows 10 Home 11.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.11%
Windows 7 Professional 7.41%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.32%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.66% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.66%
  United Kingdom 5.43%
  BD 4.77%
  Spain 4.11%
  Italy 3.45%
  Canada 2.96%
  Belgium 2.80%
  Germany 2.30%
  Greece 1.81%
  France 1.48%
  Hungary 1.32%
  Portugal 1.15%
  Australia 0.99%
  Sweden 0.99%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.97%
Acer 18.30%
Dell 16.72%
ASUS 9.46%
Toshiba 7.26%
Lenovo 5.68%
Samsung 4.10%
Medion 3.15%
Alienware 0.95%
Intel 0.63%
Gateway 0.63%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.39%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.59%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.59%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.59%
Acer Aspire ES1-512 2.99%
HP 15 Notebook PC 1.80%

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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