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  • 4.0 stars

    "Found some Trojans missed by Avast."

    June 4, 2009  |   By ronpankey

    Version: Panda Cloud Antivirus Beta

    Pros

    Seems to do a lot in the background. Therefore, it doesn't interrupt me.

    Cons

    Seems to do a lot in the background, and I can't tell if it is being updated.

    Summary

    Would like a little bit more feedback when it is running or not, and updates.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "As light as cloud"

    June 2, 2009  |   By *jasper*

    Version: Panda Cloud Antivirus Beta

    Pros

    As what is suggested above it is indeed "install and forget". My old PC is an extremely slow one, and I have tried AVG, avast, avira and mcafee, all of which slowed my PC down to a crawl.

    Cons

    No cons at all

    Summary

    Light and user- friendly

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Works well, with some issues"

    May 18, 2009  |   By res2216firestar

    Version: Panda Cloud Antivirus Beta

    Pros

    Nice, clean user interface. Uses about 15,500 K of ram (avast uses 50,000+). After giving it some malware samples, I found the detection rate to be similar to other AVs out there.

    Cons

    Still has some bugs, typical of betas. I get a lot of problems with it shutting off randomly, or giving me a C++ error. The detection rate was similar to other AVs, that's not saying much. Performance with zero-day samples was not as advertised.

    Summary

    Overall, it works. Not much better or worse than avast, comodo, or trend micro. I use it because it runs well, and has no massive updates to download. If you want tested, stable antivirus with a great detection rate, and are willing to pay for it, you'll find better. But if you want the cutting edge, and like to use next year's best apps now while they are not 100% stable, and you use free antivirus, this is for you.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Best AV ever"

    May 17, 2009  |   By kezkek

    Version: Panda Cloud Antivirus Beta

    Pros

    Everything, it´s light, I think it have a good detection rate. Easy too use.
    No updates is necesary

    Cons

    When it detect a virus, it gives me bad information about the virus, you have to click at the sign for more information.

    Summary

    The cloud tech is very nice and cool, no updates is required. It is very easy too use.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "fantastische software"

    May 11, 2009  |   By obi12

    Version: Panda Cloud Antivirus Beta

    Pros

    doet zijn job perfect,mooie design

    Cons

    ik heb geen klachten voorlopig

    Summary

    geen commentaar,t'werkt en t'is dan nog eens gratis

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  • 1.0 stars

    "A chocolate teapot is more useful!."

    May 11, 2009  |   By davecollins1

    Version: Panda Cloud Antivirus Beta

    Pros

    Simple, easy navigate Gui, end of.

    Cons

    Matt at remove-malware .com did a test recently on zero day malware and it caught only 4 out of 10, which is as much use as an ashtray on a motorbike!.

    Summary

    Very poor detection rate, and although in beta, seriously needs looking at to improve detection.Better off with bomb proof Defense+ in Comodo internet security or Prevx Edge, which in tests caught 10 out of 10 each on zero day stuff!.

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  • 2.0 stars

    "this still has some issues"

    May 8, 2009  |   By Mr. T 45

    Version: Panda Cloud Antivirus Beta

    Pros

    found things no other virus ever found

    Cons

    ran a full scan and it reported finished at 36%. ran again--finished at 29%, 3rd time finished at 46%. UNINSTALLED

    Summary

    Believe it will be a very good software after the bugs are worked out. Panda is a good name in security

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  • 4.0 stars

    "It does everything you promised thanks"

    May 7, 2009  |   By schaefer18

    Version: Panda Cloud Antivirus Beta

    Pros

    i don't have any new spywear on my computer

    Cons

    it didn't clean everything allready in my computer

    Summary

    it does what you said it would

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Great Antivirus Software.Its Amazing and really ROCKS!!"

    May 7, 2009  |   By sonali_aggarwal

    Version: Panda Cloud Antivirus Beta

    Pros

    User Friendly Environment, clean and simple user interface, Can be easily installed, Consumes very less memory than other antivirus softwares, Performance rate is very quick, Like the panda icon really attractive with a sleek design.

    Cons

    The thing in this software which is less attractive is that it does not contain many options just four tabs..should contain more features, less customization options, works only for windows and not on any other operating system.

    Summary

    Truly saying i just love this software..its amazing and really works very well, its user friendly environment makes it easy to use even for those people who do not have much knowledge about computers and even they can easily use this software and can install it. The installation process is also very simple and the software get installed very quickly. It has excellent user interface with only four options and anybody can understand the software very easily and can scan the computer with it. When i scanned my computer with it, it detected many viruses in my computer which other antivirus programs could not detect and due to the removal of viruses my computer speed also enhanced and it started working quickly. Its sleek and smooth design is also one of the attractive part of the software. This antivirus software takes consumes very less memory. The scanning process is also very quick and it scanned my whole computer in a very less time. I really liked the working of the software and the graphics used in the software are also amazing and catch the viewers attention. Its a very clean and simple software and i even recommended it to my friends and they seriously liked it..all those who are well versed with computers and even those who do not know much about computers liked it a lot due to its user friendly interface. One can very easily use this software just need to download it first, then install it and then start the program and you will see an environment with four tabs on the top of the software and contain features like settings, scan, report and status. When you need to scan your computer just click on the scan tab you will see two options in it i.e. to scan all my computer and scan other items. When one need to scan the whole computer i.e the complete hard disk then one will select scan all my computer and the whole hard disk will be scanned and if one want to scan a particular drive or file/folder then one will select scan other items. The best of all the four tabs is the report tab which gives you the complete report about the number of viruses present in your computer, number of trojans, worms, spyware, adware, dialers, jokes and others. There is a show dropdownlist list at the top through which you can decide that you want to see all the viruses, last month viruses, worms etc., last week viruses, trojans etc. and last 24 hours viruses and finally the status report which states about you computer status. All these features make this software easy to use and really attractive with an amazing graphical interface. I really like this software and have not much regrets at all and really like to use this antivirus software. It is really easy and it really rocks. All my friends are liking it a lot and even they are using it....this software will be liked by everyone and i am sure about it...and it will attract people very easily with its cool and user friendly interface.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Attractive Design, Easy to Use"

    May 7, 2009  |   By bluewithpants

    Version: Panda Cloud Antivirus Beta

    Pros

    These days, many anti-virus products have become bloated with too many buttons and features. Panda Cloud, on the other hand, offers a sleek and simple interface that gets the job done. If you can operate a mouse, then you can operate this program.

    Cons

    When I performed a scan of my C drive, my system bogged down quite a bit. It would take about 30 seconds to switch between applications that were already open on the machine. Most anti-virus programs slow down your machine when scanning, though.

    Summary

    I installed Panda Cloud on a computer with the following specs: Windows XP Pro 32-bit SP3, 2.8 GHz Pentium 4, 512 MB RAM, 40 GB HDD. Granted, this system is a little outdated compared to newer systems. I was previously running F-Prot, which also used to slow the system down when scanning.

    I really like the concept behind Panda Cloud. The interface is simple, intuitive, and attractive to look at. Plus, the program seems to use few resources when not scanning. Its definitions architecture is unique, and it seems like a good way to have rapid and consistent virus protection. The only down side is that the web aspect of the scan seems to slow the scan down a bit. Also, I would have some concern about using this program on an already infected machine, as many viruses prevent the host from connecting to the internet therefore negating the ability of this program (as I understand it).

    For a free program, I would definitely recommend this product. Panda is a trusted name in computer security. When I scanned my system, it came up clean. So I cannot attest to the program's ability to remove infections once they're found. But I've never had a problem with Panda products in the past.

    I could see this program being widely accepted by novice PC users who want a simple, set it and forget it program. I could also see it being adopted by more advanced users who are sick of the huge resource hogs that Norton and McAfee have become. Most people really don't need half of their RAM taken up by their AV when it's not even scanning.

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