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Should I remove Pandora Service?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
55% remove it45% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #891
United States Rank #3,786
Reach 0.7692%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.68 days
462.53 days >
Average installed length: 243.02 days

Pandora Service

What is Pandora Service?

Pandora TV is a video sharing website that hosts user-generated content. Pandora TV is a video sharing website designed to attach advertisement to user-submitted video clips and to provide unlimited storage space for users to upload.

About  (from Pandora.TV)

Pandora TV is a User Generated Content based video portal and personal broadcasting service offering VOD and live video streaming for anybody in the world. Founded in October 2004, Pandora TV has always been the top leading player in Korean video space with many innovative services. World’s first offering of unlimited...  Read more


It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 main program executable is pandoraservice.exe. The software installer includes 27 files and is usually about 9.16 MB (9,601,843 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Connects to a server over the Internet
  • Installs a Windows Service
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Pandora Service.
pandoraservice.exe (1c07918d011bb2a52414575f0423ec01) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Bkav FE HW32.CDB
Rising Antivirus PE:Malware.Packed!1.9C4E
Bundled relationships

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pandora.tv
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PANDORA.TV\PanService\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PANDORA.TV\PanService\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 9.16 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Pandora Service

Program executable:pandoraservice.exe (Malware detected)
Pandora.TV service file
Signed by:PandoraTV
Path:C:\Program Files\pandora.tv\panservice\pandoraservice.exe
Pandora.TV service file for Pandora TV is a video sharing website that hosts user-generated content.
Additional files:
  • KMPElevateExecutor.exe
  • KMPService.exe - Pandora.TV service file
  • KMPServiceStarter.exe
  • PanElevateExecutor.exe
  • PanServiceStarter.exe
  • Proxy.dll - MINI PROXY
  • killp.exe (by Tonec) - Internet Download Manager installer
  • avformat-53.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • UnistAX.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • unins000.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A1D1AD24-F8F1-4892-A238-C656160B00FA}' (runs on registration).
2 Services
  • PandoraService.exe runs as a service named 'PandoraService' (PanService) "This is a description for Pandora.TV Service Application.".
  • KMPService.exe runs as a service named 'PandoraService' (PanService) "This is a description for KMP Service Application.".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • PandoraService.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\PANDORA.TV\PanService\PandoraService.exe'.
  • PanServiceStarter.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\PANDORA.TV\PanService\PanServiceStarter.exe'.
Network connections
  • PandoraService.exe connects to (port 80).
  • PandoraService.exe connects to KD111111111111.ppp-bb.dion.ne.jp ( port 80).
  • PandoraService.exe connects to (port 80).
  • PandoraService.exe connects to KD111111111111.ppp-bb.dion.ne.jp ( port 80).
  • PandoraService.exe connects to (port 80).
  • PandoraService.exe connects to KD111111111111.ppp-bb.dion.ne.jp ( port 80).
  • KMPService.exe connects to (port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:8.62 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0012173016%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00069665%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00052065%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:7,344,331
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:8 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:3.8 MB
Total CPU:0.0052442667%
Kernel CPU:0.00341079%
User CPU:0.00183348%
CPU cycles/sec:3,189,648
Memory:3.34 MB
Total CPU:0.0006578250%
Kernel CPU:0.00005925%
User CPU:0.00059857%

How do I remove Pandora Service?

You can uninstall Pandora Service 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 Pandora Service, 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 Pandora Service.
  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.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 55%
Keep it 45%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.17%
Windows 10 16.13%
Windows XP 8.21%
Windows Vista 1.46%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 45.74%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.01%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.22%
Windows 7 Professional 7.64%
Windows 8 Pro 3.38%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.32%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.36% of installs come from Iran
Which countries install it?
  Iran 29.36%
  United States 10.65%
  India 6.28%
  Taiwan 5.68%
  BD 3.78%
  Saudi Arabia 3.68%
  Thailand 2.40%
  Egypt 1.99%
  Brazil 1.86%
  Germany 1.84%
  United Kingdom 1.64%
  DZ 1.58%
  IQ 1.56%
  Indonesia 1.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 21.26%
Hewlett-Packard 19.53%
Acer 17.88%
ASUS 13.76%
Lenovo 5.39%
Toshiba 3.92%
Samsung 2.85%
Intel 1.06%
American Megatrends 0.91%
MSI 0.74%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 6.53%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.26%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.52%
Dell Inspiron N5010 4.12%
HP ProBook 4530s 2.11%
Dell Inspiron 3521 1.99%

About Pandora.TV

Pandora TV is a video sharing software and website that hosts user-generated content and is the first video sharing site to attach advertisements to user submitted videoa and provide unlimited storage space for users to upload.
Publisher URL: www.pandora.tv

comments4 comments

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ketanover a year ago
It makes the system slow like anything .
user comment
Chiaakover a year ago
This pandora thing was totaly lagging my whole computer, im happy i got rid of it...
user comment
Albertover a year ago
pandora service, virus detect, ip malicious
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Just a software guyover a year ago
This app has nothing to do with Pandora the radio app and most are asian shows with very few english ones, let alone good ones. I would suggest if you want quality go with Netflix and Hulu.