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Should I remove Cloud PC Defender?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
United States Rank #28,896
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.13 days
33.24 days >
Average installed length: 17.47 days

Cloud PC Defender

What is Cloud PC Defender?  (from Media Codecs Interactive)

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Cloud PC Defender is a program developed by Media Codecs Interactive. 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. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 67.46 MB (70,738,009 bytes). AntivirusUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cloudpcdefender.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\cloud pc defender
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Cloud PC Defender\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 67.46 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Cloud PC Defender

  • Interop.NetFwTypeLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'NetFwTypeLib'.
  • Interop.WUApiLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WUApiLib'.
  • Interop.vsecapi.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'vsecapi'.
  • Interop.vsecqrt.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'vsecqrt'.
  • Common.Logging.NLog20.dll (by http://netcommon.sourceforge.net/) - Common Logging Framework NLog 2.0 Adapter
  • NLog.dll (by NLog) - NLog v2.0.1 (PrivateBuild) (NLog for .NET Framework 4)
  • Common.Logging.dll (by http://netcommon.sourceforge.net/) - Common Logging Framework
  • System.Net.FtpClient.dll - System.Net.FtpClient
  • AntivirusResources.dll - AntivirusResources
  • AntivirusAgent.exe - Antivirus (AntivirusAgent)
  • AntivirusInfrastructure.dll - AntivirusInfrastructure
  • AntivirusProviders.dll - AntivirusProviders
  • AntivirusUpdater.exe - AntivirusUpdater
  • AntivirusWatcher.exe - AntivirusWatcher
  • CloudPCDefender.exe
  • CPDRefresh.exe
  • uninst.exe
  • Microsoft.Practices.ServiceLocation.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft.Practices.ServiceLocation
  • Microsoft.Practices.Unity.Configuration.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Unity Application Block (Microsoft.Practices.Unity.Configuration)
  • Microsoft.Practices.Unity.dll - Microsoft.Practices.Unity

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • CloudPCDefender.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{778B92A1-0D14-4B8E-B817-13DD4C651ABF}' (runs on registration).
  • CPDRefresh.exe is scheduled as a task named 'CloudPCDefenderRefresh6' (runs daily at 8:00 PM).
3 Services
  • AntivirusWatcher.exe runs as a service named 'Antivirus Protection Service' (AntivirusWatcher) "Antivirus Protection Service Constanty Watching The Agent Service".
  • AntivirusUpdater.exe runs as a service named 'Antivirus Update Service' (AntivirusUpdateSvc) "Antivirus Update Service keeps virus signatures and antivirus application up to date".
  • AntivirusAgent.exe runs as a service named 'Antivirus Agent' (AntivirusAgentSvc) "Antivirus Agent Constantly Scanning For Viruses".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • CloudPCDefender.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Cloud PC Defender' which loads as C:\Program Files\Cloud PC Defender\CloudPCDefender.exe.

How do I remove Cloud PC Defender?

Quickly and completely remove Cloud PC Defender from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Cloud PC Defender 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Cloud PC Defender, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Cloud PC Defender.

Win 8 53%
Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 52.94%
Windows 7 47.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 41.18%
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.29%
Windows 7 Professional 11.76%
Windows 8.1 Connected 11.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.29%
Acer 17.65%
Toshiba 17.65%
Dell 11.76%
ASUS 11.76%
Lenovo 5.88%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 11.76%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 5.88%
TOSHIBA Satellite C50-B 5.88%
TOSHIBA Satellite A305D 5.88%
LENOVO 114155U 5.88%
HP-Pavilion BQ467AA-ABA s... 5.88%


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