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Should I remove CloudScout Parental Control?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
75% remove it25% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #31,998
United States Rank #22,753
Reach 0.0042%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.96 days
146.30 days >
Average installed length: 76.87 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

CloudScout Parental Control

What is CloudScout Parental Control?  (from CloudGuard.me)

CloudScout allows young users to surf the web with confidence by blocking access to millions of inappropriate websites such as pornography, gambling, violence, racism, etc. This free product utilizes an innovative protection layer comprised of a network based dispatcher which is built from firewall and DNS technology. ...  Read more


CloudScout Parental Control is a program developed by CloudGuard.me. The main program executable is cloudscout.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 69% of users of CloudScout Parental Control come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in CloudScout Parental Control.
cloudscout.exe (080749c8d4a7434332a30b794bca5167) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Malwarebytes v2014.11.20.02 PUP.Optional.CloudScout.A
Symantec 11/20/2014 rev. 5 WS.Reputation
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.324 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0922
Bundled relationships

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: www.CloudGuard.me
URL: www.cloudguard.me
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\package cache\{9c7ab1b0-c461-42e4-b381-4d901f1130fe}
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{9c7ab1b0-c461-42e4-b381-4d901f1130fe}\CloudScout.exe" /uninstall

Program filesFiles installed by CloudScout Parental Control

Program executable:cloudscout.exe (Malware detected)
Name:CloudScout Parental Control
Path:C:\ProgramData\package cache\{9c7ab1b0-c461-42e4-b381-4d901f1130fe}\cloudscout.exe

How do I remove CloudScout Parental Control?

You can uninstall CloudScout Parental Control 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 CloudScout Parental Control, 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 CloudScout Parental Control.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 10 52%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 75%
Keep it 25%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 52.44%
Windows 7 41.46%
Windows Vista 4.88%
Windows XP 1.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.93%
Windows 8.1 32.93%
Windows 8 10.98%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.88%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.66%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

68.70% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 68.70%
  United Kingdom 15.65%
  France 4.35%
  Germany 4.35%
  Brazil 2.61%
  Italy 2.61%
  CY 0.87%
  Iran 0.87%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Dell 16.67%
Acer 16.67%
Toshiba 9.72%
Lenovo 9.72%
ASUS 6.94%
Samsung 5.56%
Sony 1.39%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 6.10%
ASUS All Series 3.66%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.66%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.44%
HP ENVY dv6 Notebook PC 2.44%
HP G72 Notebook PC 1.22%


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