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Panda Free Antivirus

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Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2016
  • Total Downloads:
    9,883,550
  • Date Added:
    Aug. 13, 2015
  • Price:
    Free; paid upgrade available; $35.19 to buy (Buy it now)
  • File Size:
    2.02MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    79,299
  • Platform:
    Windows
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  • Current Version

    4.0

    out of 29 votes

    • 5 star 16
    • 4 star 7
    • 3 star 0
    • 2 star 3
    • 1 star 3
  • All Versions

    3.7

    out of 612 votes

    • 5 star 273
    • 4 star 131
    • 3 star 46
    • 2 star 50
    • 1 star 112
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5 stars

"Great for beginners"

January 18, 2016  |  By MccolganEads

2016-01-18 00:40:45  |  By MccolganEads

 |  Version: Panda Free Antivirus 2016

Pros

Easy to use, does what it should. Well supported .

Cons

Nothing. just download and use it.

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5 stars

"Works great, fast and easy."

January 15, 2016  |  By mumblymum

2016-01-15 15:09:47  |  By mumblymum

 |  Version: Panda Free Antivirus 2016

Pros

My favorite free antivirus because it's so easy to use and works great.

Cons

Can't think of any.

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4 stars

"Good Free AV"

January 10, 2016  |  By TrioBrothers

2016-01-10 17:35:24  |  By TrioBrothers

 |  Version: Panda Free Antivirus 2016

Pros

- Effective, fast, light on resources. Used it to replace my previously loved Avast and Avira Free AV on several machines.

Cons

- During test, it missed detection of PUPs which other malware detected, when the apps were run using DVD discs

Summary

- Will need to disable to Panda news in Settings else you may be greeted with pop-ups appearing at the side panel

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5 stars

"Small & Efficient"

December 24, 2015  |  By NoliFash

2015-12-24 22:35:12  |  By NoliFash

 |  Version: Panda Free Antivirus 2016

Pros

I've used it for years. Pretty good system utility!!!

Cons

Can't think of any Cons.

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5 stars

"Very good antivirus"

December 23, 2015  |  By mohammedhamedahmed

2015-12-23 15:12:19  |  By mohammedhamedahmed

 |  Version: Panda Free Antivirus 2016

Pros

Never had issues, viruses, or malware after using Panda for several months on two laptops.

Cons

The free version is good. The pro version sound useless! And its firewall is the same as the windows firewall.

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5 stars

"Very easy to use and very thorough."

November 26, 2015  |  By IwataTua

2015-11-26 18:11:00  |  By IwataTua

 |  Version: Panda Free Antivirus 2016

Pros

Great product, fast and easy

Cons

Still searching for any!

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5 stars

"This is a great product"

November 25, 2015  |  By RuaHaeckel

2015-11-25 18:45:31  |  By RuaHaeckel

 |  Version: Panda Free Antivirus 2016

Pros

Very easy to use and very thorough.

Cons

Nothing, its a great program!

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5 stars

"Intuitive interface"

November 25, 2015  |  By NunoBooker

2015-11-25 00:24:47  |  By NunoBooker

 |  Version: Panda Free Antivirus 2016

Pros

Can't beat for the price(free)simply awesome.

Cons

Still searching for any!

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4 stars

"good and simple free av."

November 24, 2015  |  By adrin.sc

2015-11-24 23:51:23  |  By adrin.sc

 |  Version: Panda Free Antivirus 2016

Pros

1-light with only 60 megabyte.
2-good detection malware Even in oflline mode.(own testing)
3-non any register and have game mode and have main screen pasword protect
4-usb auto detect
5-web url protection

Cons

1-con advance seting for avrage user and uper
2-lag start main page
3-need net for full protect
4-until with pasword can easy uninsatl panda

Summary

its one of the best free av and have some minor bug.

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5 stars

"To be honest...not bad, not bad at all."

November 22, 2015  |  By karakteran

2015-11-22 03:31:45  |  By karakteran

 |  Version: Panda Free Antivirus 2016

Pros

- lightweight you won't notice it and i have 6 yrs old, slow and week but well maintained hp 6730s laptop
- automatic update work flawless every 20 min. like in top paid av products.
- fast "critical area" scan, no need for complete scan option which i have never been used so far.
- 136 MB on HDD
- 15 MB RAM

Cons

- can't upgrade new version automatically (for example from 15.0.1 to 16.0.1 and from 16.0.1. to 16.0.2), you have to uninstall old version first, then after two or three computer reboots install the new one.
- after clicking on av icon in task bar, av user interface will open in 5-6 sec. it takes additional 3-4 seconds to end process when you shut it down (turn off user interface).

Summary

- test labs give panda free av always highest scores in real time protection detection. panda free is usually among top 5 competitors (kaspersky, trend micro, bitdefender, avira) detecting malware in range from 99,7-100% rate.
- lightweight, install and forget av is all i want.
- panda upgrade to paid version notifications can be turned off in settings.
- simple user interface, no pop ups, no anything annoying.
i guess there is no better free av on the market following my needs.

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General
Publisher Panda Security
Publisher web site http://www.pandasecurity.com
Release Date August 13, 2015
Date Added August 13, 2015
Version 2016
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Antivirus Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista/7/8/10
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 2.02MB
File Name PANDAFREEAV.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 9,883,550
Downloads Last Week 79,299
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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