What is PanelApp.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 PanelApp.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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PanelApp.exe file information

The process known as Knowledge Networks Panel Application belongs to software Knowledge Networks Panel by Knowledge Networks.

Description: PanelApp.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. PanelApp.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 31,232 bytes. 
There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: Run). The file is not a Windows system file. The software can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. Therefore the technical security rating is 60% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you encounter difficulties with PanelApp.exe, you may want to safely remove the program using the uninstall program of Knowledge Networks Panel (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

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

PanelApp gehört zur Umfrage Meinungsstudie es produkolliert wie du im netz Sürfst
Process used to track internet usage. Installed as a paid incentive. Legitimate.
  I.O.   (further information)
Program from "Meinungsstudie" for protocolling your computer activities and earning money for this. If you take part in this study you have to allow its execution, if not, you can deinstall it.
  Ali1610   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of PanelApp.exe: based on 3 votes with 3 user comments. 3 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving PanelApp issues

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