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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #36,193
Reach 0.0031%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 355.39 days
857.39 days >
Average installed length: 450.49 days


VersionDistribution 6.45% 4.84% 11.29% 11.29% 1.61% 29.03% 1.61% 3.23% 1.61% 1.61% 19.35% 1.61% 4.84% 1.61%

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Panda Security for Desktops

What is Panda Security for Desktops?  (from Panda Security)

Allows simple and centralized management, deployment, monitoring and definition of security policies. Complete protection against virus attacks, intruders and other threats. Hourly verification of automatic updates to ensure a rapid response against unknown threats. Rapid, simple deployment and maintenance with Panda...  Read more


Panda Security for Desktops is a program developed by Panda Security. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is psctrlc.exe. The software installer includes 58 files and is usually about 249.22 MB (261,328,803 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 23% of users of Panda Security for Desktops come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pandasecurity.com/enterprise/solutions/desktops
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Panda Software\AVTC
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Panda Software\AVTC\Install\UNINST.exe" -C:UNINSTALL -DeleteQtinC:1 -SHOWIFACE
Estimated size: 249.22 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Panda Security for Desktops

Program executable:psctrlc.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\panda software\avtc\psctrlc.exe
Additional files:
  • Avtask.exe - Panda Corporative Solutions (Antivirus Task Manager)
  • ConvConf.dll - Converter Configurations
  • ConvData.dll - Data conversion
  • Inslsp64.exe - LSP 64 bits Installer
  • Avcic.dll - Panda Interface Manager (Panda Interface Manager Communication Client)
  • Avciman.exe - Panda Interface Manager Application [Local and Mail Alerts]
  • dsaflt.dll - Panda Network Manager (Firewall Rules Analyzer)
  • idsflt.dll - Intrusion Detection System
  • libcomm.dll - Panda Anti-malware (Communication Type Library)
  • 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
  • gwstore.dll - Goodware store library
  • Inslsp64.dll - LSP Instalation and Dignostics Helper
  • Instlsp.dll
  • LANGM5.DLL - Panda interface
  • LTForms.dll - Local Alerts Module
  • OSMerger.dll - Panda Solutions (Policies Merger)
  • Panicsh.exe - Panic Sentinel Handler
  • ParserFW.dll - Firewall Rules Parser
  • Pav2wsc.dll - Windows Security Center Manager
  • PAV2WSC.exe
  • pavale.dll - Panda Alerts
  • PavAmw.dll - Panda Residents (Plugin Antimalware)
  • apflctrl.dll - Panda Firewall (apflctrl)
  • fnetctrl.dll - Panda FNetCtrl (fnetctrl)
  • ADiagnst.dll - Panda protection diagnostic
  • MShDisp.dll - Panda Mailshell files dispatcher (Panda Mailshell file dispatcher)
  • CC3250mt.dll (by Inprise) - Borland C++ Builder 5.0 (Borland C++ Multi-thread RTL (WIN/VCL MT))
  • BORLNDMM.DLL (by Inprise) - Borland Memory Manager
  • LSPTest.exe - LSPTest Aplicación
  • memvfile.dll - Anti-malware protection access library
  • CryptMng.dll - Cryptography Manager
  • icl_cfg.dll - Internet Resident Configuration
  • icl_mtr.dll - Internet Resident Monitor
  • icl_trf.dll - Internet resident activity
  • idiomas.dll - Internet Resident Regional Configuration
  • APIcr.dll
  • libxml2.dll
  • localsrv.dll
  • MiniCrypto.dll

How do I remove Panda Security for Desktops?

You can uninstall Panda Security for Desktops 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 for Desktops, 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 for Desktops.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win Vista 2%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.45%
Windows XP 29.03%
Windows 10 8.06%
Windows Vista 6.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 42.62%
Microsoft Windows XP 29.51%
Windows Vista Business 6.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.56%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.28%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.28%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.54% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 22.54%
  Germany 19.72%
  Spain 8.45%
  Portugal 7.04%
  Greece 7.04%
  Brazil 5.63%
  Hungary 5.63%
  Iran 2.82%
  Sweden 2.82%
  United Kingdom 2.82%
  Italy 2.82%
  Canada 1.41%
  Malaysia 1.41%
  BI 1.41%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 34.09%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Intel 13.64%
American Megatrends 9.09%
Lenovo 4.55%
Acer 4.55%
Toshiba 2.27%
Common models
Gigabyte EG31MF-S2 6.25%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq 50... 4.17%
HP ProBook 4520s 4.17%
Dell OptiPlex 780 4.17%
HP Compaq 8000 Elite SFF ... 4.17%
LENOVO 7844H9G 2.08%

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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