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Should I remove Panda Secure Vault 5?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
49% remove it51% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #25,434
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.53 days
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Average installed length: 380.23 days

Panda Secure Vault 5

What is Panda Secure Vault 5?

Panda Global Protetion includes a feature called Panda Secure Vault that lets you encrypt and decrypt files, preventing unauthorized access from others. Panda Secure Vault installs by default on your computer together with your Panda Global Protetion antivirus.

About  (from AceBIT GmbH)

Password Depot (branded for Panda) is user-friendly password manager which helps to manage all your passwords. It features friendly and easy-to-use interface, similar to the Windows Explorer that allows you to navigate the password lists. Password Depot features top bar window for faster and more efficient navigation. ...  Read more


It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 PasswordDepot.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 16.32 MB (17,108,062 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acebit.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Secure Vault\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Secure Vault\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 16.32 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Panda Secure Vault 5

Program executable:PasswordDepot.exe
Name:Password Depot
Path:C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Secure Vault\PasswordDepot.exe
Additional files:
  • pdFileTools.exe - Password Depot 5 (Password Depot File Tools)
  • pdVirtKbd.exe - Password Depot 6 (Password Depot Virtual Keyboard)
  • PasswordDepot.exe - Password Depot
  • pdShell32.dll - Password Depot Shell Extension
  • pdShell64.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • pdShell32.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'pdShellExt32' with a class of {404FAB0A-9C2E-4638-BB2E-89792E95FBA2}.
  • pdShell64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'pdShellExt64' with a class of {404FAB0A-9C2E-4638-BB2E-89792E95FBA3}.
Startup File (User Run)
  • PasswordDepot.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Password Depot' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Secure Vault\PasswordDepot.exe" -bg.

How do I remove Panda Secure Vault 5?

You can uninstall Panda Secure Vault 5 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 Secure Vault 5, 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 Secure Vault 5.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 49%
Keep it 51%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.74%
Windows XP 15.57%
Windows Vista 8.65%
Windows 10 1.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.95%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.69%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.24%
Windows 7 Professional 9.44%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.94%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.15%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 20.39%
  Spain 12.94%
  United Kingdom 9.06%
  Brazil 5.18%
  Italy 5.18%
  Belgium 3.56%
  Germany 3.56%
  France 3.24%
  Sweden 3.24%
  Netherlands 2.91%
  Greece 2.27%
  Argentina 2.27%
  Canada 2.27%
  Slovenia 1.62%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.63%
Acer 21.25%
Dell 13.75%
ASUS 6.25%
American Megatrends 4.38%
Samsung 3.75%
Toshiba 3.75%
Lenovo 3.13%
Intel 2.50%
Sahara 1.25%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.11%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.82%
HP G62 Notebook PC 3.05%
Acer Aspire 5742G 2.29%
HP ProBook 4530s 2.29%
ASUSTeK K52F 1.53%

Publisher URL: www.acebit.com


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