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Should I remove Blue Coat ProxyClient?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #49,648
United States Rank #47,119
Reach 0.0015%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.58 days
46.72 days >
Average installed length: 24.55 days


VersionDistribution 4.76% 9.52% 23.81% 9.52% 4.76% 23.81% 4.76% 4.76% 4.76% 4.76% 4.76%

Blue Coat ProxyClient


Blue Coat ProxyClient is a software program developed by Blue Coat Systems. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 80 files and is usually about 17.45 MB (18,294,883 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 52% of users of Blue Coat ProxyClient come from the United States, it is also popular in India and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.bluecoat.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Blue Coat\ProxyClient\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{D35B0C7A-4545-4A98-A810-3810B3FE25E5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 17.45 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Blue Coat ProxyClient

  • bcpcpasswd.exe - Blue Coat ProxyClient (Blue Coat ProxyClient Password Utility)
  • BlueCoatPxCWatchdog.exe - Blue Coat ProxyClient Watchdog
  • Inject64.exe - Blue Coat ProxyClient 64bit RPC server
  • ProxyClient.dll - Blue Coat ProxyClient Application Accelerator
  • proxyclient32.dll
  • proxyclient64.dll
  • ProxyClientDC.exe - Blue Coat ProxyClient Data Collector
  • ProxyClientSvc.exe - Blue Coat ProxyClient Service
  • ProxyClientUI.exe - Blue Coat ProxyClient Tray Icon
  • SGCustomAction.dll - Blue Coat ProxyClient Custom Actions
  • chartdir.dll (by Advanced Software Engineering Limited) - ChartDirector (ChartDirector DLL)
  • EasyHook32.dll
  • EasyHook64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • ProxyClientSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Blue Coat ProxyClient' (ProxyClientSvc) "Accelerates application traffic and provides Web filtering for mobile users.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ProxyClientUI.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ProxyClient' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Blue Coat\ProxyClient\ProxyClientUI.exe".

How do I remove Blue Coat ProxyClient?

Quickly and completely remove Blue Coat ProxyClient from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Blue Coat ProxyClient from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Blue Coat ProxyClient, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Blue Coat ProxyClient.

Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win XP 10%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.19%
Windows 8 14.29%
Windows XP 9.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 57.14%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.52%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 9.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.76%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.61%
  India 12.90%
  Australia 6.45%
  Germany 6.45%
  Brazil 3.23%
  Korea 3.23%
  United Kingdom 3.23%
  Vietnam 3.23%
  France 3.23%
  Turkey 3.23%
  Egypt 3.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 38.10%
Dell 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 23.81%
Intel 4.76%
Common models
LENOVO 3367AH5 14.29%
Dell Latitude E6420 9.52%
LENOVO 2924WUH 4.76%
Dell Dell Precision M3800 4.76%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 4.76%
Dell Latitude E6520 4.76%


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