Panda Cloud Antivirus Free Edition

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  • 3.0 stars

    "Does slow browser"

    September 15, 2013  |   By Johnny_S


    Install was simply, did not require a lot of choices.


    By default it wants to install toolbar, search defaults.
    Does seem to cause browser to hang while it checks a site.


    After having a mess with Microsoft's Security Essentials. Having several rootkits it never found. I had to try a different solutions. Panda seem like a choice I had tried before and thought I would try again. So far my biggest complaint is that it causes IE 10 to pause when loading some web sites. I suspect this is a scanning feature to check a web site through the cloud with Panda.

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  • Reply by ChoiceVoice on March 13, 2014

    well, mse doesn't actually scan any webpages or check urls. it only scans downloads. its easy to look light, if you're not doing anything.

  • Reply by dono08111 on October 27, 2013

    Try disabling URL MONITOR, you can find the toggle by going to PROCESSES in the main window.

  • Reply by Patje.D on October 19, 2013

    You dont need toolbar&Browserplugin to install, it works very good whitout!

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