Panda Internet security 2008 Free

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by Dark Shadow, Jul 30, 2008.

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  1. Dark Shadow

    Dark Shadow Registered Member

    Last edited: Aug 2, 2008
  2. mata7

    mata7 Registered Member

    i download it and is panda IS 2007
  3. Dark Shadow

    Dark Shadow Registered Member

    O So sorry,I did not try the download my self I just linked for who ever my need a security solution for a free temp.The link says 2008 how lame by panda.After you download no option of updates to 2008?
  4. ambient_88

    ambient_88 Registered Member

    I doubt it. Usually, OEM offers like that are limited to critical bugs/definitions updates (like the case with Symantec).
  5. mata7

    mata7 Registered Member

    i don't know, after i see it was 2007 i cancel the installation plus it wont install on vista
  6. Mongol

    Mongol Registered Member

    And it's only 3 months for free. They are evidently lining people up for the 2009 release in the next few weeks and with Panda you don't get free upgrades...:rolleyes: :cautious:
  7. Fly

    Fly Registered Member

    Just be very careful with Panda.

    For a number of reasons:

    They are/were expensive (last time I checked).

    It may be impossible or very difficult to get rid of the product. It may take a computer security professional to accomplish that !

    I once tried one of Panda's online scans. The product/service, without asking for permission, started to copy files to my Windows system directory/directories ! Someone else later stated that it came with an uninstall utility, but when I noticed that behaviour I immediately aborted the process !

    I'd have an issue with their management (I won't be more specific).
  8. emperordarius

    emperordarius Registered Member

    You forgot that if you subscribe to them you'll have to change your email account...SPAAAAAAAAM:gack:
  9. Dark Shadow

    Dark Shadow Registered Member

    Yes, You are probably correct and as mata said its only 07 version SO some false Info to begin with on pandas behalf.
  10. Longboard

    Longboard Registered Member

    :eek: lol, yes.
    :gack: yes again
    IIRC: even doing an online scan may get you on their 'friends of Panda" e-mail, but ti's been a while.
    I installed into a snapshot and had do ditch that snapshot to get rid of it.
    It may be a good set of tools but I did take issue with the push marketing.
  11. Fly

    Fly Registered Member

    So maybe we need to conclude that this 'Panda' product does not belong in the other anti-malware software section.

    Only 'anti-malware' products belong here. Not malware itself. :cautious:
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