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Should I remove PasswordBox Anti-phishing?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
56% remove it44% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0006%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.21 days
301.19 days >
Average installed length: 158.25 days


VersionDistribution 25.00% 50.00% 25.00%

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PasswordBox Anti-phishing

What is PasswordBox Anti-phishing?

The software is typically bundled with third party installers such as Open Candy. "Offer your users a free browser extension that helps them securely save passwords for online services, share passwords, and automatically enter them with one-click. Note: Sets homepage, search default, and new tab pages to PassowrdBox search."


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 passwordbox_antiphishing.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 949.08 KB (971,854 bytes).
  • Automatically starts with Windows
PasswordBox Anti-phishing 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

Displayed publisher: PasswordBox (Powered by Panda Security)
URL: www.passwordbox.com
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\PasswordBox Anti-phishing
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\PasswordBox Anti-phishing\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 949.08 KB

Program filesFiles installed by PasswordBox Anti-phishing

Program executable:passwordbox_antiphishing.exe
Name:PasswordBox Anti-Phishing
PasswordBox Anti-phishing (Powered by Panda Security)
Signed by:Visicom Media Inc.
Path:C:\ProgramData\PasswordBox Anti-phishing\passwordbox_antiphishing.exe
Additional files:
  • passwordbox_antiphishing.dll - PasswordBox Anti-Phishing (PasswordBox Anti-phishing (Powered by Panda Security))
  • uninstall.exe - PasswordBox Anti-phishing (PasswordBox Anti-phishing Uninstaller)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • passwordbox_antiphishing.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PasswordBox Anti-phishing' which loads as "C:\ProgramData\PasswordBox Anti-phishing\passwordbox_antiphishing.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Total CPU:0.0023985062%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00120311%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00119540%
0.015104% average

How do I remove PasswordBox Anti-phishing?

You can uninstall PasswordBox Anti-phishing 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 PasswordBox Anti-phishing, 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 PasswordBox Anti-phishing.
  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) 92%
Win 7 8%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 56%
Keep it 44%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 100.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 82.14%
  Philippines 3.57%
  Romania 3.57%
  Israel 3.57%
  KE 3.57%
  Italy 3.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 25.00%
Dell 16.67%
Toshiba 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Sony 8.33%
Alienware 8.33%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 10.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 10.00%
Sony VPCF11KFX 10.00%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 10.00%
Hewlett-Packard p6803w 10.00%
eMachines EL1360G 10.00%


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