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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,344
Reach 0.0400%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.96 days
382.21 days >
Average installed length: 200.82 days


2.5.4672 3.55%
2.5.4559 32.23%
2.1.4346 4.06%
2.1.3764 21.95%
2.1.3275 5.84%
2.1.2106 15.10%
2.1.1948 0.25%
2.1.1869 0.25%
1.83.310.0 10.91% 5.58% 0.25%

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BT Cloud

What is BT Cloud?  (from F-Secure)

BT Cloud allows you to securely back up, access and share your precious files and folders using a variety of different devices - PCs, Macs, Android tablets and phones, iPhone and iPads. What's more it's free with all our broadband packages. Whichever type of device you use you'll be able to access your files, share the...  Read more


BT Cloud is a program developed by F-Secure. The most used version is 2.5.4559, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 software installer includes 51 files and is usually about 29.4 MB (30,828,175 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 95% of users of BT Cloud come from United Kingdom, it is also popular in the United States and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.btcloud.bt.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\BT Cloud\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\BT Cloud\\fsuninstall.exe" --operatorID 47188
Estimated size: 29.4 MB

Program filesFiles installed by BT Cloud

  • ControlLayer.dll - F-Secure Common User Interface Framework (ControlLayer)
  • CuifApi.dll - CuifApi
  • CuifTypes.dll - CuifTypes
  • DataLayer.dll - DataLayer
  • DeclarationHandler.dll - DeclarationHandler
  • ExpressionEngine.dll - ExpressionEngine
  • CCF_Licensing.dll - F-Secure Common Client Foundation (Licensing API 32bit)
  • CCF_Licensing64.dll - Licensing API 64bit
  • CCFDLLHosterAPI.dll - F-Secure DLL Hoster API
  • CCFHosterShutdownPlugin.dll - F-Secure Hoster Shutdown Plugin
  • ccfipc.dll - F-Secure IPC 32bit
  • ccfipc64.dll - F-Secure IPC 64bit
  • fs_ccf_download_32.dll - F-Secure CCF Download
  • fs_ccf_id_converter32.dll - F-Secure ID Converter API 32bit
  • fs_ccf_id_converter64.dll - F-Secure ID Converter API 64bit
  • fs_ccf_settings_server.dll - F-Secure Settings Server
  • fs_ccf_settings32.dll - F-Secure Settings API 32bit
  • fs_ccf_settings64.dll - F-Secure Settings API 64bit
  • fs_ccf_ticketingapi32.dll - F-Secure Ticketing Api
  • fs_ccf_upstream_32.dll - F-Secure CCF Upstream
  • fs_ccf_upstream_plugin_32.dll - F-Secure CCF Upstream Plugin
  • fs_gaming_mode_32.dll - FS Gaming Mode
  • fsadminsettings.exe - F-Secure Admin Settings
  • fshoster32.exe - F-Secure Host Process
  • fslauncher.exe - F-Secure Launcher
  • fslauncherxxx.exe
  • fs_aua_command.exe - F-Secure Automatic Update Agent (F-Secure Automatic Update Agent Command Tool)
  • fsaua.dll
  • fsaua_api_dll.dll - F-Secure Automatic Update Agent API DLL
  • fsaua_api_dll64.dll
  • fsclm.dll - F-Secure Win32 Crypto Library (F-Secure Crypto Library)
  • daemon.dll - F-Secure Service Enabler (F-Secure Service Enabler Daemon)
  • fs_ccf_action_center_api_32.dll - fs_ccf_action_center_api
  • fs_ccf_action_center_api_64.dll
  • fs_ccf_customization_handler.exe - F-Secure CCF Customization Handler
  • fs_ccf_flyer_api.dll - fs_ccf_flyer_api
  • fs_customization_reader_32.dll - fs_customization_reader
  • fs_customization_reader_64.dll
  • fs_help_handler_install_for_ccf.exe - F-Secure Help Installer For CCF Components
  • fs_hotfix_handler.exe - F-Secure Hotfix Handler
  • fs_installer_runner.exe - F-Secure Service Enabler Stub Installer Post Runner
  • fs_preinstall_handler.exe - F-Secure preinstall Handler
  • fsinstall.exe - F-Secure Application Installer
  • fsuninstall.exe - F-Secure Application Uninstaller
  • daas2.dll - daas2

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • fshoster32.exe runs as a service named 'F-Secure Dll Hoster' (fshoster) "F-Secure Dll Hoster Service".
Startup File (User Run)
  • fshoster32.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'F-Secure Hoster' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Frontier\Backup & Sharing\fshoster32.exe" -app -pointappfamilC:300 -hosteriC:1.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • fshoster32.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'F-Secure Hoster (55305)' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Utility Warehouse\MySecurePC\fshoster32.exe" -app -hosteriC:1.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:36.84 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0006839226%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00037822%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00030571%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:22,228,608
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:2.78 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:251.99 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove BT Cloud?

You can uninstall BT 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program BT Cloud, 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 BT Cloud.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.90%
Windows 10 38.48%
Windows Vista 5.19%
Windows XP 4.43%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.87%
Windows 10 Home 13.89%
Windows 8.1 12.99%
Windows 7 Professional 6.88%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.97%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

95.32% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 95.32%
  United States 2.99%
  Canada 0.39%
  Ireland 0.39%
  Spain 0.26%
  France 0.26%
  Turkey 0.13%
  Argentina 0.13%
  South Africa 0.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.10%
Hewlett-Packard 22.41%
Acer 16.60%
Toshiba 14.32%
Samsung 6.22%
Lenovo 4.36%
ASUS 3.94%
American Megatrends 1.24%
Sony 0.83%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.88%
Dell Inspiron 660 2.57%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.21%
Dell XPS 8500 2.21%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.21%

Publisher URL: www.f-secure.com


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