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Should I remove Cloud Station?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,553
United States Rank #26,948
Reach 0.0086%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.97 days
294.24 days >
Average installed length: 154.60 days


1.00.1406.2401 27.06%
1.00.1404.2901 13.53%
1.00.1404.1701 58.24%
1.00.1203.13 1.18%

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Cloud Station

What is Cloud Station?  (from GIGABYTE)

To using GIGABYTE unique programs like 'CloudOC' or "Picture View' from your portable device, such as iOS device or Android devices. User is required to install 'Cloud Station' in their PC first. To using GIGABYTE unique programs like 'CloudOC' or "Picture View' from your portable device, such as iOS device or Android...  Read more


Cloud Station is a program developed by GIGABYTE. The most used version is 1.00.1404.1701, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is CldStn.exe. The software installer includes 41 files and is usually about 40.31 MB (42,270,859 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 29% of users of Cloud Station come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\CloudStation\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{41B20CB6-32EE-468B-982C-4864E2135BD0}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 40.31 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Cloud Station

Program executable:CldStn.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\CloudStation\CldStn.exe
Additional files:
  • UpdExe.exe
  • GBTUpd.exe - GBTUpd
  • ICCProxy.exe (by Intel) - Intel(R) Integrated Clock Controller Service - Intel(R) ICCS
  • mfccpu.dll - MFCCPU Dynamic Link Library (MFCCPU DLL)
  • MFCSPD.dll - MFCSPD Dynamic Link Library (MFCSPD DLL)
  • MFCET.dll - MFCET Dynamic Link Library (MFCET DLL)
  • MFCMB.dll - MFCMB Dynamic Link Library (MFCMB DLL)
  • HWM.dll - HWM Dynamic Link Library (HWM DLL)
  • OCK.dll - OCK Dynamic Link Library (OCK DLL)
  • CldStn.exe - CldStn
  • ubssrv.exe - ubssrv
  • ycc.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • ICCProxy.exe runs as a service named 'Intel(R) Integrated Clock Controller Service - Intel(R) ICCS' (ICCS) "Intel(R) Integrated Clock Controller Service - Intel(R) ICCS".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • GBTUpd.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\UpdManager\GBTUpd.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.24 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0025349238%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00062811%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00190681%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Cloud Station?

You can uninstall Cloud Station 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 Cloud Station, 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 Cloud Station.

Win 10 59%
Win 7 4%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 58.82%
Windows 7 41.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 Pro 23.53%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.82%
Windows 8.1 14.71%
Windows 7 Professional 11.18%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.41%
Windows 10 Home 6.47%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.17%
  France 8.33%
  United Kingdom 7.81%
  Germany 6.77%
  Italy 3.65%
  Australia 2.60%
  Spain 2.60%
  Netherlands 2.60%
  Poland 2.60%
  Korea 2.08%
  New Zealand 2.08%
  Malaysia 2.08%
  Brazil 1.56%
  Thailand 1.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 30.30%
ASUS 30.30%
Hewlett-Packard 15.15%
Dell 6.06%
Samsung 3.03%
Intel 3.03%
Common models
Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming 3 9.64%
Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming 5 8.43%
Gigabyte Z97-D3H 5.42%
Gigabyte Z97-HD3 5.42%
Gigabyte H97-HD3 4.82%
Gigabyte Z97P-D3 4.22%


Gigabyte is a manufacturer of computer hardware products known for its motherboards whose customers include custom PC manufacturers such as Alienware as well as some larger OEMs.
Publisher URL: www.gigabyte.com


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