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Should I remove Amazon Cloud Drive?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,077
United States Rank #3,495
Reach 0.0761%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 177.28 days
1106.92 days >
Average installed length: 581.60 days


VersionDistribution 15.41% 46.63% 13.54% 1.60% 9.61% 13.21%

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Amazon Cloud Drive

What is Amazon Cloud Drive?

Amazon Cloud Drive is a web storage application unveiled by Amazon. It provides users with 5 gigabytes (GB) of storage space by default which can be accessed from up to 8 specific devices (the first 8 used), with further storage space costing one US dollar per GB per year. User can opt in to store their purchased music to Amazon Cloud Drive by making a purchase via Amazon MP3 store, either on a website or via Amazon MP3 application. Bundled with Cloud Drive is a music streaming application called Cloud Player which allows users to play their music stored in the Cloud Drive from any computer or Android device with Internet access. It supports browsing music by song titles, albums, artists, genres (website only), and playlists.

About  (from Amazon Services)

Amazon Cloud Drive is your hard drive in the cloud. Securely store your videos, photos, documents, and more online and access them from anywhere. Store your photos, documents, videos and other files in Amazon Cloud Drive and never worry about losing them again. Download your files from any computer or have your photos ...  Read more

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html?ie=UTF8&docId=1000828861
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\windows live\remoteactivex
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{293FE8CE-376E-4F5E-B129-D3A2065F2EA7}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 34.1 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Amazon Cloud Drive

Program executable:javaws.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jre1.8.0_73\bin\javaws.exe
Additional files:
  • dsetup.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct driver preloader)
  • dsetup32.dll (by Microsoft) - DirectX Setup - 32-bit piece
  • dxsetup.exe - Microsoft DirectX Setup
  • feedbacktool.dll - Feedback Tool
  • microsoft.live.folders.richupload.3.dll - Windows Live (R) (Microsoft® Rich Upload ActiveX control)
  • psr.exe - Problem Steps Recorder

How do I remove Amazon Cloud Drive?

You can uninstall Amazon Cloud Drive 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Amazon Cloud Drive, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Amazon Cloud Drive.

Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.95%
Windows 10 11.53%
Windows Vista 8.46%
Windows XP 5.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 54.94%
Windows 7 Professional 10.95%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.52%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.90%
Windows 10 Home 2.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

79.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 79.89%
  Germany 6.08%
  United Kingdom 4.93%
  Japan 2.04%
  Italy 1.24%
  Canada 0.67%
  France 0.58%
  Australia 0.49%
  Austria 0.44%
  Spain 0.31%
  Israel 0.31%
  Poland 0.27%
  Ireland 0.22%
  Netherlands 0.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.98%
Hewlett-Packard 30.44%
Acer 11.68%
Toshiba 8.90%
ASUS 5.79%
Intel 1.93%
Lenovo 1.61%
Samsung 1.29%
Medion 0.75%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.94%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.48%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.85%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.85%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.85%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.65%

About Amazon Services

Amazon.com, Inc. is an American multinational electronic commerce company.
Publisher URL: www.amazonservices.com

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Lori Jover a year ago
Amazon Cloud drive does not appear in my programs but it still shows up as a box every time I get on my computer - and I have to manually close it, how do I remove it from my homescreen....