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Should I remove Blue Coat ProxyClient?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0013%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.93 days
351.93 days >
Average installed length: 184.91 days


VersionDistribution 4.00% 12.00% 24.00% 8.00% 8.00% 20.00% 4.00% 4.00% 4.00% 8.00% 4.00%

Blue Coat ProxyClient


Blue Coat ProxyClient is a software program developed by Blue Coat Systems. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 82 files and is usually about 17.45 MB (18,294,883 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 58% of users of Blue Coat ProxyClient come from the United States, it is also popular in India and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.bluecoat.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Blue Coat\ProxyClient\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{D35B0C7A-4545-4A98-A810-3810B3FE25E5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 17.45 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Blue Coat ProxyClient

  • bcpcpasswd.exe - Blue Coat ProxyClient (Blue Coat ProxyClient Password Utility)
  • BlueCoatPxCWatchdog.exe - Blue Coat ProxyClient Watchdog
  • Inject64.exe - Blue Coat ProxyClient 64bit RPC server
  • ProxyClient.dll - Blue Coat ProxyClient Application Accelerator
  • proxyclient32.dll
  • proxyclient64.dll
  • ProxyClientDC.exe - Blue Coat ProxyClient Data Collector
  • ProxyClientSvc.exe - Blue Coat ProxyClient Service
  • ProxyClientUI.exe - Blue Coat ProxyClient Tray Icon
  • SGCustomAction.dll - Blue Coat ProxyClient Custom Actions
  • proxyclientflt64.sys - Blue Coat ProxyClient Acceleration Driver
  • proxyclientwebfilter64.sys - Blue Coat Web Filter driver
  • chartdir.dll (by Advanced Software Engineering Limited) - ChartDirector (ChartDirector DLL)
  • EasyHook32.dll
  • EasyHook64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • ProxyClientSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Blue Coat ProxyClient' (ProxyClientSvc) "Accelerates application traffic and provides Web filtering for mobile users".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ProxyClientUI.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ProxyClient' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Blue Coat\ProxyClient\ProxyClientUI.exe".

How do I remove Blue Coat ProxyClient?

You can uninstall Blue Coat ProxyClient 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 Blue Coat ProxyClient, 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 Blue Coat ProxyClient.

Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win 7 4%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows 10 12.00%
Windows XP 8.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 52.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 8.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.50%
  India 10.00%
  Australia 7.50%
  Germany 5.00%
  France 2.50%
  Turkey 2.50%
  Vietnam 2.50%
  Thailand 2.50%
  Brazil 2.50%
  Egypt 2.50%
  United Kingdom 2.50%
  Korea 2.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 36.00%
Lenovo 36.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Intel 4.00%
Acer 4.00%
Common models
LENOVO 3367AH5 12.00%
Dell Latitude E6420 8.00%
LENOVO 80HR 4.00%
LENOVO 2924WUH 4.00%
HP EliteBook 820 G1 4.00%
Dell Dell Precision M3800 4.00%


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