What is Pando.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 Pando.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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Pando.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with Pando
Pando.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as pando belongs to software pando by Pando Networks (

Description: Pando.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Pando.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 4,946,040 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 6,210,888 bytes, 4,943,952 bytes or 4,923,288 bytes. 
There is no file information. The Pando.exe file is not a Windows core file. The Pando.exe file is digitally signed. The program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: Run). Pando.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 28% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You can uninstall the program Pando, or ask the software vendor for support. Click on Pando in Windows Control Panel (Software or Programs section) to uninstall it.

Recommended: Identify Pando.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Pando.exe. Therefore, you should check the Pando.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.


User Comments

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Summary: Average user rating of Pando.exe: based on 4 votes with 1 user comment. One user thinks Pando.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user suspects danger. 2 users think Pando.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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Best practices for resolving Pando issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with Pando. 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 Pando.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.

Other processes

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