Panda and Covenant Eyes

This page explains the process for configuring the 2021 version of Panda. For assistance, please reach out via chat, email, or phone.


To Install Covenant Eyes

  1. Right-click on the Panda icon.
  2. Select the “Stop antivirus” option from the menu.
  3. The Panda icon will turn grey. You can now install Covenant Eyes.

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Excluding Covenant Eyes through the Firewall

  1. Open Panda and select the three horizontal lines from the top, left-hand corner.
  2. From the menu, select “Settings.”
  3. From the Settings page, select “Firewall.”
  4. From the Firewall page, select the “Add…” button.
  5. From the Edit Rule page, click on the “Select…” button.
  6. Navigate to the CE (Covenant Eyes) folder:  This PC > OS (C:) > Program Files > CE.

  7. Select one of these three required Covenant Eyes files and select the “OK” button:
    – CovenantEyes.exe
    – CovenantEyesClassifier.exe
    – CovenantEyesCommservice.exe
  8. From the Edit rule page, select “Allow inbound connections” from the Action drop-down menu and place a check mark next to all three icons for the Zones section. Then select “OK.”
  9. After you’ve added all three Covenant Eyes files, they should be listed on the Firewall page. Make sure all three files are set to “Allow incoming.”
  10. From the Firewall page, select the “Add…” button.
  11. Re-add all three required Covenant Eyes files but on the Edit Rule page, select “Allow outgoing connections” from the Action drop-down menu. Also and place a check mark next to all three icons for the Zones section and select “OK.”
  12. Now you should have all three Covenant Eyes files listed twice – each file should be listed as “Allow outgoing” and “Allow incoming.”

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Setting up Covenant Eyes as an Allowed Application

  1. Open Panda and select the three horizontal lines from the top, left-hand corner.
  2. From the menu, select “Settings.”
  3. From the Settings page, select “Application Control.”
  4. Under the Application Control section, select the “Add…” button.
  5. Navigate to the CE (Covenant Eyes) folder:  This PC > OS (C:) > Program Files > CE.

  6. Select all three required Covenant Eyes files and select the “OK” button:
    – CovenantEyes.exe
    – CovenantEyesClassifier.exe
    – CovenantEyesCommservice.exe
  7. All files should now be listed and set to “Allow.”

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Making an Exclusion for Covenant Eyes

  1. Open Panda and select the three horizontal lines from the top, left-hand corner.
  2. From the menu, select “Settings.”
  3. From the Settings page, select “Antivirus”
  4. On the Antivirus page, scroll down to the Exclusions section and select the “Add…” button.
  5. Navigate to the CE (Covenant Eyes) folder:  This PC > OS (C:) > Program Files > CE. With the entire CE folder checked, select the “OK” button.

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