What is Pandion.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the Pandion.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Pandion.exe file information

The process known as Pandion or Pandion Instant Messenger belongs to software Pandion by Deckers & Staelens VOF or Pandion Contributors.

Description: Pandion.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Pandion.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 519,168 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 549,888 bytes. 
The software can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. There is no information about the author of the file. The program has no visible window. It is not a Windows core file. Pandion.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 58% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: In case you experience problems using Pandion.exe, you may also do the following:

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If Pandion.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 18% dangerous. The file size is 993,792 bytes. The program has a visible window. There is no description of the program. Pandion.exe is not a Windows system file. Pandion.exe is able to monitor applications.

Uninstalling this variant: In case you experience problems using Pandion.exe, you may also uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Uninstall a Program > Pandion).

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Pandion.exe. Therefore, you should check the Pandion.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


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Summary: Average user rating of Pandion.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user suspects danger.

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Best practices for resolving Pandion issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with Pandion. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the Pandion.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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