31,939,132 programs installed

Should I remove Happy Cloud Client?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,953
United States Rank #1,387
Reach 0.4390%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.63 days
254.48 days >
Average installed length: 133.71 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
5.24 0.04%
4.93 0.29%
4.54 10.39%
4.28 9.73%
3.72 10.76%
3.59 7.57%
3.41 9.27%
3.36 2.94%
3.18 0.46%
1.386 12.87%
1.374 16.60%
1.368 9.27%
1.342 4.18%
1.338 2.61%
1.308 1.86%
1.307 0.04%
1.303 0.21%
1.293 0.58%
1.291 0.04%
1.275 0.29%

Typically installed together

Happy Cloud Client

What is Happy Cloud Client?  (from Happy Cloud)

The Happy Cloud network lets you play games on demand, much like video on demand for your cable TV--no more waiting for long downloads. Happy Cloud uses cloud-computing technology to deliver streaming games. Instead of streaming the video as YouTube does, Happy Cloud streams the actual game media and resources. Eventua...  Read more

Overview

Happy Cloud Client is a software program developed by Happy Cloud. The most common release is 1.374, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named HappyCloudService.exe. The setup package generally installs about 21 files and is usually about 6.91 MB (7,250,504 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 66% of users of Happy Cloud Client come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\HappyCloud\Application
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\HappyCloud\Application\uninstaller.exe"
Estimated size: 6.91 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Happy Cloud Client

Program executable:HappyCloudService.exe
Name:HappyCloudService
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\Local\HappyCloud\Application\HappyCloudService.exe
MD5:7f76511e67b779edee2335c6e2f2a7b3
Additional files:
  • npHappyCloudPlugin.dll (by The Happy Cloud) - Happy Cloud Plugin (Happy Cloud Web Plugin)
  • HCLOTROLoader.exe
  • HCTeraLoader.exe
  • detourfileops.dll - HappyCloudService (DetourFileOps DLL)
  • HappyCloudService.exe
  • hcfwexcp.exe
  • hcgameapi.dll
  • hcuninstaller.exe - Happy Cloud Game Uninstaller
  • uninstaller.exe
  • hcwebwindow.exe
  • HCDDOLoader.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npHappyCloudPlugin.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npHappyCloudPlugin.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npHappyCloudPlugin.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'thehappycloud.com/HappyCloudPlugin' with a plugin key of 'thehappycloud.com/HappyCloudPlugin'.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • HCTeraLoader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9A8482EA-FBEE-4504-BFF9-A7B49AFC1CA7}' (runs on registration).
  • HCLOTROLoader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0A96F4E5-FC79-4016-8448-EE7D51DCAF10}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Happy Cloud Client?

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

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Happy Cloud Client you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 8 0%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.20%
Windows 8 23.42%
Windows Vista 3.06%
Windows XP 1.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.49%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.45%
Windows 7 Professional 7.88%
Windows 8.1 7.75%
Windows 8 7.63%
Windows 8 Pro 2.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.63% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.63%
  Canada 5.30%
  Brazil 3.64%
  United Kingdom 2.98%
  France 2.12%
  Germany 2.02%
  Australia 1.92%
  Netherlands 1.19%
  Sweden 1.16%
  Poland 0.70%
  Belgium 0.60%
  DK 0.60%
  Finland 0.56%
  Italy 0.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.02%
Dell 16.36%
ASUS 15.20%
Acer 14.72%
GIGABYTE 9.38%
Toshiba 6.50%
Samsung 4.04%
Alienware 3.83%
Lenovo 3.08%
Intel 1.71%
MSI 1.16%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.71%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.59%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.35%
ASUSTeK G75VW 3.04%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.72%
ASUS All Series 2.24%

comments3 comments

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Imykez3 months ago
I think this is for Dungeons and Dragons Online DDO
user comment
tomigas243 months ago
This cloud is used for games normaly its used to download game files in background wile are you playing.
user comment
yolo over a year ago
tried to unistall the happy cloud like you said and when i try and remove it its says that all windows should be closed and then stops even though there are none open can anyone help plz?