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Should I remove Foxit Cloud?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,180
United States Rank #1,457
Reach 0.6931%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.94 days
175.33 days >
Average installed length: 92.12 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.7.140.701 3.66%
1.5.129.617 35.65%
1.5.127.515 1.09%
1.4.117.423 0.05%
1.3.105.325 4.09%
1.3.99.311 21.28%
1.2.75.126 34.18%

Typically installed together

Foxit Cloud

What is Foxit Cloud?  (from Foxit)

With Foxit Cloud, users receive 1 GB of free cloud storage for storing PDF files with Foxit Reader. In addition, last reading positions will also be saved, so users can maintain a continuous reading experience in multi Foxit Reader clients. Foxit Cloud may run advertisements and promotions from third parties via the Si...  Read more

Overview

Foxit Cloud is a software program developed by Foxit. The most common release is 1.5.129.617, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 4 files and is usually about 6.01 MB (6,305,200 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 40% of users of Foxit Cloud come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.foxitcloud.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Foxit Cloud\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Foxit Cloud\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 6.01 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Foxit Cloud

  • FCUpdateService.exe - Foxit Cloud Safe Update Service
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • FCUpdateService.exe runs as a service named 'Foxit Cloud Safe Update Service' (FoxitCloudUpdateService) "Provide service for Foxit Cloud products, once to stop the service, is likely to affect your Foxit Cloud product safety.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

FCUpdateService.exe
Memory:1.25 MB
21.09 MB average
Kernel CPU:0.00004251%
0.016088% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,634
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:2 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Foxit Cloud?

Quickly and completely remove Foxit Cloud from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Foxit Cloud 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 Foxit Cloud, 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 Foxit Cloud.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.57%
Windows 8 29.64%
Windows XP 5.43%
Windows Vista 3.32%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.96%
Windows 7 Professional 14.56%
Windows 8.1 10.86%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.14%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.62% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.62%
  United Kingdom 5.46%
  Germany 4.69%
  Brazil 3.33%
  France 3.30%
  Canada 2.97%
  India 2.54%
  Australia 2.36%
  Netherlands 2.09%
  Italy 1.98%
  MA 1.63%
  Finland 1.61%
  Belgium 1.18%
  Poland 1.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.98%
Dell 22.89%
Acer 15.61%
ASUS 10.88%
GIGABYTE 8.19%
Toshiba 6.25%
Lenovo 4.21%
Samsung 3.70%
Intel 2.53%
American Megatrends 1.07%
Sahara 0.69%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.13%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.25%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.84%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.43%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.76%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.56%

About Foxit

Foxit Corporation focuses on providing application solutions for reading, generating, organizing, and securing PDF documents.
Publisher URL: www.foxitsoftware.com

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