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Should I remove Cloud Station Server?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,196
United States Rank #16,200
Reach 0.0130%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.44 days
101.50 days >
Average installed length: 53.33 days


1.00.1607.0101 21.79%
1.00.1602.2501 3.50%
1.00.1511.3001 8.95%
1.00.1511.1201 4.67%
1.00.1509.2101 4.28%
1.00.1507.2901 8.56%
1.00.1505.2801 2.72%
1.00.1503.2702 3.50%
1.00.1408.2701 37.35%
1.00.1408.1401 3.50%
1.00.1407.3001 1.17%

Other programs by GIGABYTE

Cloud Station Server


Cloud Station Server is a software program developed by GIGABYTE. The most common release is 1.00.1408.2701, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named CldStn.exe. The setup package generally installs about 73 files and is usually about 42.5 MB (44,567,120 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 48% of users of Cloud Station Server come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

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: 42.5 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Cloud Station Server

Program executable:CldStn.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\CloudStation\CldStn.exe
Additional files:
  • UpdExe.exe
  • GBTUpd.exe - GBTUpd
  • CldStn.exe - CldStn

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • GBTUpd.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\UpdManager\GBTUpd.exe'.

How do I remove Cloud Station Server?

You can uninstall Cloud Station Server 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 Server, 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 Server.

Win 10 73%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 73.15%
Windows 7 26.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 29.96%
Windows 10 Home 15.56%
Windows 8.1 Pro 13.23%
Windows 7 Professional 12.84%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.78%
Windows 8.1 7.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.99% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.99%
  United Kingdom 10.53%
  Germany 4.64%
  Canada 3.72%
  Italy 3.10%
  France 2.79%
  Australia 2.48%
  Spain 1.86%
  Argentina 1.55%
  Brazil 1.24%
  Philippines 1.24%
  Netherlands 1.24%
  Hong Kong 0.93%
  India 0.93%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 34.48%
Acer 17.24%
Hewlett-Packard 13.79%
Dell 3.45%
Toshiba 3.45%
Lenovo 3.45%
Common models
Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming 5 7.22%
Gigabyte Z87X-UD3H 5.56%
Gigabyte Z97P-D3 4.44%
Gigabyte Z97X-UD3H 3.89%
Gigabyte B85M-D3H 3.89%
Gigabyte H97-D3H 3.33%


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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