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Should I remove Amazon Cloud Drive?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,240
United States Rank #12,086
Reach 0.0117%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.32 days
97.91 days >
Average installed length: 51.44 days


VersionDistribution 19.05% 16.88% 11.69% 9.52% 22.51% 5.19% 14.72% 0.43%

Amazon Cloud Drive


Amazon Cloud Drive is a software program developed by Amazon.com. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named amazonclouddrive.exe. The setup package generally installs about 41 files and is usually about 87.56 MB (91,815,229 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 76% of users of Amazon Cloud Drive come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.amazon.com/clouddrive
Help link: www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=201376330
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Amazon Cloud Drive
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Amazon Cloud Drive\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 87.56 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Amazon Cloud Drive

Program executable:amazonclouddrive.exe
Name:Amazon Cloud Drive
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\amazon cloud drive\amazonclouddrive.exe
Additional files:
  • libcef.dll - Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library
  • libGLESv2.dll - ANGLE libGLESv2 Dynamic Link Library
  • libEGL.dll - ANGLE libEGL Dynamic Link Library
  • JetBrains.Annotations.dll (by JetBrains) - JetBrains .NET Platform (JetBrains ReSharper Code Annotations)
  • Amazon.Auth.Map.dll - Amazon.Auth.Map.Win
  • ReactiveUI.dll - ReactiveUI
  • C5.dll - C5.NET45
  • CefSharp.BrowserSubprocess.exe (by The CefSharp Authors) - CefSharp (CefSharp.BrowserSubprocess)
  • CefSharp.dll (by The CefSharp Authors)
  • CefSharp.Wpf.dll - CefSharp.Wpf
  • Autofac.dll (by Autofac Project - http://autofac.org) - Autofac
  • Splat.dll - Splat
  • AutoMapper.dll
  • CefSharp.BrowserSubprocess.Core.dll
  • CefSharp.Core.dll
  • Serilog.dll - Serilog
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • AmazonCloudDrive.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Amazon Cloud Drive.
Startup File (User Run)
  • AmazonCloudDrive.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Amazon Cloud Drive' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Amazon Cloud Drive\AmazonCloudDrive.exe" --source-autostart.

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 10 87%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 87.45%
Windows 7 10.82%
Windows Vista 1.73%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 55.41%
Windows 10 Pro 25.54%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.93%
Windows 7 Professional 2.16%
Windows 8.1 1.73%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 1.30%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.73%
  Germany 9.94%
  United Kingdom 6.14%
  Italy 3.51%
  France 0.58%
  Australia 0.58%
  Spain 0.58%
  Canada 0.58%
  Hong Kong 0.29%
  Brazil 0.29%
  Thailand 0.29%
  Colombia 0.29%
  Japan 0.29%
  Israel 0.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.76%
Dell 28.38%
Acer 12.84%
Toshiba 9.46%
Lenovo 6.76%
ASUS 5.41%
Samsung 2.03%
Alienware 2.03%
Sony 0.68%
Intel 0.68%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N7010 4.76%
Dell XPS 8700 3.17%
HP HP ENVY x360 m6 Conver... 2.38%
Acer Aspire Z3100 2.38%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.38%
ASUS All Series 2.38%


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