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Should I remove Panda Security Toolbar URL Filtering?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
64% remove it36% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0008%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.63 days
225.21 days >
Average installed length: 118.33 days


VersionDistribution 87.50% 12.50%

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Panda Security Toolbar URL Filtering

What is Panda Security Toolbar URL Filtering?

Panda Security Toolbar URL Filtering is part of the Visicom Media (VMN) toolbar that integrates with major web browsers including Google Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer. The toolbar is an ad-supported with URL "protection" that is designed to display advertisements within the program itself, modify the browser's home page and search settings in order to capture web search traffic as well as collect and aggregate usage information and statistics.

About  (from Visicom Media inc)

This feature blocks websites that push malware, exploits and drive-by downloads. It is available both in Free and in Pro Editions and is installed by the toolbar. Unlike similar solutions, this web filtering works at a low level so it works under all browsers: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, etc. For those ...  Read more


The most used version is, 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. The main program executable is Panda_URL_Filtering.dll. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 1.76 MB (1,847,508 bytes).
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • May modify the web browser's home page
Panda Security Toolbar 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

URL: www.pandasecurity.com/toolbar
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\Panda Security Toolbar Antiphishing
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\Panda Security Toolbar Antiphishing\uninstall.exe /UNISTALLNEA
Estimated size: 1.76 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Panda Security Toolbar URL Filtering

Program module:Panda_URL_Filtering.dll
Name:Anti-phishing Domain Advisor
Visicom Media Anti-phishing Domain Advisor (Powered by Panda Security)
Path:C:\ProgramData\Panda Security Toolbar Antiphishing\Panda_URL_Filtering.dll
Visicom Media Anti-phishing Domain Advisor (Powered by Panda Security)
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - Panda Security Toolbar (Panda Security Toolbar Uninstaller)
  • panda2_0dn.dll - Panda Security URL Filtering
  • panda2_0dn.exe - Panda Security Antiphishing
  • Panda_URL_Filtering.dll (by Panda Security) - Anti-phishing Domain Advisor (Visicom Media Anti-phishing Domain Advisor (Powered by Panda Security))

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • panda2_0dn.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Panda Security Toolbar Antiphishing' which loads as "C:\ProgramData\Panda Security Toolbar Antiphishing\panda2_0dn.exe".

How do I remove Panda Security Toolbar URL Filtering?

You can uninstall Panda Security Toolbar 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Panda Security Toolbar URL Filtering, 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 Security Toolbar URL Filtering.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Panda Security Toolbar URL Filtering you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 7 6%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 64%
Keep it 36%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.25%
Windows Vista 25.00%
Windows XP 18.75%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 25.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.75%
Windows 7 Professional 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.91%
  Belgium 13.64%
  Sweden 9.09%
  Hungary 9.09%
  MK 4.55%
  India 4.55%
  Philippines 4.55%
  Netherlands 4.55%
  Germany 4.55%
  United Kingdom 4.55%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.43%
Dell 14.29%
Toshiba 14.29%
Acer 14.29%
Gateway 7.14%
Intel 7.14%
American Megatrends 7.14%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L670 8.33%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 8.33%
Packard Bell EasyNote TK3... 8.33%
HP-Pavilion NC197AA-UUW I... 8.33%
HP-Pavilion GC673AA-ABA m... 8.33%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 8.33%

About Visicom Media inc

Visicom Media Network or VMN.net is a Web portal with a number of free services for users. Its headquarters is in Brossard, Quebec. The domain VMN.
Publisher URL: software.visicommedia.com

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jerry (Expert)over a year ago
Three features within the toolbar are not that useful (Panda for Business, Weather and Coupons & Deals). Many leftovers upon uninstalling the toolbar, as well as some leftovers when uninstalling the URL Filter using Windows Uninstaller.