Panda Cloud Antivirus Free Edition 2.1.1

Panda Cloud Antivirus protects you while you browse, play or work and you won’t even notice it. It is extremely light as all the work is done in the cloud. Panda Cloud Antivirus provides you with the fastest protection against the newest viruses thanks to its cloud-scanning from PandaLabs' servers. Panda Cloud Antivirus is truly install and forget. Don’t worry about updates, configuration or complicated decisions ever again.

Panda Cloud Antivirus features:

  • Community-based firewall (pro edition only).
  • New cloud-based disinfection engine.
  • New behavioral analysis engine in the free edition.
  • Improved offline protection.
  • Process monitor allows seeing Internet connections on a per process basis.
  • Improved performance and 50% faster scans.
  • New advanced configuration options such as asking for confirmation before neutralizing.
  • Compatibility with Windows 8.
  • New interface.
  • Ability to manage different licenses.

What's new in this version:

Version 2.1.1 is a maintenance upgrade from version 2.1. It includes improvements to the Panda Cloud Antivirus heuristic technologies and to new anti-exploit protection, and fixes some bugs reported by the user community. The bug fixes are the following:

  • Fixed problem with “blocking of files until results are returned from the cloud – time settings”.
  • Fixed problem under certain situations when GUI console was not opened.
  • Fixed some linguistic errors.
  • Fixed problem with promotional banner under certain situations after upgrading to Panda Cloud Antivirus PRO Edition.
  • Fixed information shown (remote IP address) in firewall popups.

Quality of this new version comes guaranteed by the “Windows 8 Compatible” logo. After passing the requirements for Windows 8 operating system compatibility, Panda Cloud Antivirus 2.1.1 earned the compatibility certification and the right to display this logo which recognizes the effort done by the team to offer our Community a certified security solution with the best protection and minimal resource consumption in all compatible platforms.

Download web installer: Panda Cloud Antivirus Free Edition 2.1.1 | 903 KB (Freeware)
Download: Panda Cloud Antivirus Free Offline Installer: | 40.6 MB
View: Panda Cloud Antivirus Website

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I just started using this after a review on this site of it. I currently have version 2.1.0 on this computer.

How long does it take for the update to come through and will I be able to tell when it does? It'll probably want me to restart the computer then, huh?

Can't really say as I notice any difference in performance with this installed versus Avast and generally don't even use a real time av, but do try testing out some of the more popular ones.

YanksOnTop said,
I recall this didnt score all that well on the malware test. Looks promising though.

The Malware tests always differ every time.
I personally never really had any issues with Panda and rather have people using Panda then the home Mcafee, Norton or AVG.

I think having free antivirus is a good thing. sure- offer a pro for money but a proliferation of free anti-virus could help stem virus outbreaks. I know nothing is 100% however, it is better then doing nothing.