84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove COMODO Cloud Scanner?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
19% remove it81% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #30,007
United States Rank #23,248
Reach 0.0048%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.31 days
245.15 days >
Average installed length: 128.81 days


2.0.150966.6 1.06%
2.0 97.87%
1.0.134196.8 1.06%

Other programs by COMODO

COMODO Cloud Scanner

What is COMODO Cloud Scanner?  (from COMODO)

Comodo Cloud Scanner is the lightning fast online service that detects viruses, junk files, registry errors and hidden processes that may be lurking on your computer. Comodo Cloud Scanner (CCS) is an easy to use tool that quickly and accurately identifies malware, viruses, suspicious processes and other problems with y...  Read more


COMODO Cloud Scanner is a software program developed by COMODO. The most common release is 2.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named cloudscanner.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 20.93 MB (21,950,658 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 61% of users of COMODO Cloud Scanner come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Russia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.comodo.com/home/internet-security/cloud-scanner.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\comodo\comodo cloud scanner
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\Installer\{CC81CD6C-C2B3-4EE5-A11B-5E9A9B5941DF}\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 20.93 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by COMODO Cloud Scanner

Program executable:cloudscanner.exe
Name:COMODO Cloud Scanner
Path:C:\Program Files\comodo\comodo cloud scanner\cloudscanner.exe
Additional files:
  • CLPS_Setup.exe - COMODO livePCsupport (COMODO livePCsupport setup)
  • CCSUtils.dll
  • CRC_DLL.dll
  • CCSLANG.dll
  • CSCdll.dll
  • ShellExtension_2.0.162151.21.dll
  • SuspiciousFiles.dll
  • UtilsDll.dll
  • offreg.dll (by Microsoft) - Offline registry DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • ShellExtension_2.0.162151.21.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'COMODOCloudScanner' with a class of {154E5AA2-6D7D-4126-96FB-323EDC57098F}.

How do I remove COMODO Cloud Scanner?

You can uninstall COMODO Cloud Scanner 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 COMODO Cloud Scanner, 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 COMODO Cloud Scanner.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win Server 2003 1%
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.47%
Windows XP 8.51%
Windows Vista 8.51%
Windows 10 7.45%
Windows Server 2003 1.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.13%
Windows 7 Professional 12.90%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.68%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.53%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.29%
  Italy 4.84%
  Russia 3.23%
  India 3.23%
  Australia 2.42%
  Netherlands 2.42%
  Germany 2.42%
  Canada 2.42%
  Poland 2.42%
  Brazil 1.61%
  United Kingdom 1.61%
  South Africa 0.81%
  TN 0.81%
  UA 0.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.09%
Dell 24.56%
Acer 12.28%
Lenovo 5.26%
Sony 3.51%
American Megatrends 3.51%
Apple 1.75%
Medion 1.75%
Alienware 1.75%
MSI 1.75%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.56%
Dell Inspiron 531 2.78%
Dell XPS 8500 2.78%
Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 2.78%
Hewlett-Packard s5710f 2.78%
Acer Aspire 5733Z 2.78%


Comodo groups provides computer software and SSL digital certificates as well as offers many products as freemium, but additional features or more featured editions are available for a fee.
Publisher URL: www.comodo.com

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NoRevenueover a year ago
Comodo Cloud Scanner (CCS) is discontinued and junkware to promote their own products.