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Panda Cloud Antivirus FREE is now Panda Free Antivirus!

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To coincide with the launch of the Panda Security 2015 consumer products, Panda Cloud Antivirus FREE Edition is from today the new Panda Free Antivirus, and as such joins the family of consumer products from Panda Security.

 

Why have we changed the product name?

Panda Cloud Antivirus was launched in 2009 as the first free cloud-based antivirus. This was an innovative approach at the time that broke with the traditional signature-based model, and allowed us to offer a solution with high detection capabilities yet with a minimal impact on computer performance.

Over time we have been proven right, and in recent years we have seen how the security industry has been forced to adapt their solutions and to evolve towards cloud-based technologies. Today, practically all security solutions use cloud-based technologies to one degree or another for detecting threats.

Over these last five years, the product has continuously evolved, increasing its capacity to counter new malware and protecting millions of computers around the world. The offline cache of active malware signatures, heuristic technologies, behavioral protection, USB drive vaccine and the anti-exploit technology are just some of the improvements that we have introduced in new versions to ensure maximum protection even when a computer is not connected to the Internet.

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Such evolution has led to our creation of the XMT engine, a technology that has helped Panda achieve the best results in the latest comparative tests by independent laboratories.

From today, this XMT engine will be available in all Panda Security consumer products. Panda Free Antivirus now joins Panda Antivirus Pro, Panda Internet Security, Panda Global Protection, Panda Gold Protection and Panda Mobile Security, as the free antivirus solution from Panda Security.

 

Why 15.0?

All the Panda Security 2015 consumer solutions share the same version number, 15. As such, Panda Free Antivirus will also use this version number, which explains the leap from version 3.0.

 

And Panda Cloud Antivirus Pro Edition?

Panda Cloud Antivirus Pro Edition will be replaced by Panda Antivirus Pro 2015. Product users will be automatically upgraded to the new version, and will benefit from the new features in Panda Antivirus Pro 2015 while enjoying the same resource-friendly, maximum protection level as before.

Once again, we offer our sincere thanks to all those users who have helped us build this product. Thank you and enjoy the new Panda Free Antivirus!!

 

Alberto Añón

Consumer Product Manager at Panda Security

 

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  1. Andreas
    Aug 30, 2014 - 11:35 PM

    Hi! Computers running Panda Cloud Antivirus Free 3.0.1 version will be updated to Panda Free Antivirus 15.0.1 version automatically?

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    • Marta López
      Sep 01, 2014 - 04:34 PM

      Hello Andreas. Yes, it will be soon! :)

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      • Andreas
        Sep 03, 2014 - 12:20 AM

        Thanks! I am glad to hear that!!! You are great!

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  2. Alex
    Sep 09, 2014 - 12:59 AM

    Hello! good day, I have a problem and in the support forum does not help me, I had version 3.0 of panda cloud and the uninstall for download I version of 6 months of promotion giving on facebook, so I download the file and execute but does nothing, and try the panda cloud 15 and the 30 days trial antivirus and make it nothing is installed help I have no antivirus

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  3. sreeram
    Sep 14, 2014 - 05:40 AM

    does computer running panda free antivirus 13.0 automatically upgrade to 1.50.1

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    • Marta López
      Sep 15, 2014 - 05:53 PM

      We’re working on it! ;)

      Reply
  4. Peter Best
    Sep 19, 2014 - 05:06 PM

    So nice to finally see and have access to a Free antivirus Program

    Reply
  5. Timothy Oliver
    Sep 25, 2014 - 06:59 PM

    Please help me get the FREE, Antivirus for my android phone! I already have Panda on my home desktop computer, love it,

    Reply
  6. winfrant
    Oct 11, 2014 - 05:21 PM

    Still trying to download Panda free antivirus but keep on being re-railed to Super Tuneup???This is very frustrating. I hope so much that someone ‘out there’ can help me. Thanks!

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  7. Dave Anderson
    Nov 09, 2014 - 03:12 PM

    I upgraded yesterday and everything is running fine except every ten minutes or so I get a pop up letting me know the Update is complete. It got old after the second time. I registered the product to activate it as requesting now how do I get rid of the &^%# update complete pop up?

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  8. ralph
    Nov 09, 2014 - 05:40 PM

    Hello,
    After updating to 2015, I keep getting a popup telling me to check out the new version. It is already activated. That’s really annoying. Help please.

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  9. David Anderson
    Nov 10, 2014 - 01:21 PM

    When is the annoying “Update complete” popup window going to stop irritating me? It’s now day four and this annoying popup comes up every 10 to 15 mins. I’ve already register the product and confirmed it.

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  10. BILLP
    Nov 10, 2014 - 07:47 PM

    Thanks for the automatic update. There is one small thing. Every 30 minutes or so a message pops up telling me that the update has completed. I have went to the Panda site and activated the new version and registered my account. How can I stop this repeated message?

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  11. Christian
    Nov 18, 2014 - 10:08 PM

    Hi Marta,
    since I updatet automatically there is always the popup window wich informs me that the update is done. It’s poping up every day, every few minutes and I can’t stop it. I updatet 3 days ago! What can I do to stop the stupid popup?

    Thanks

    Christian

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