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DS-Consumer Client


DS-Consumer Client is a program developed by Asigra. The most used version is 12.0, 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 main program executable is ds-client-embed_x64.exe. The software installer includes 45 files and is usually about 64.04 MB (67,153,468 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 96% of users of DS-Consumer Client come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.asigra.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CloudBackup\DS-Consumer Client
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{2D4267CE-5F0F-45B0-B578-F8342CAE9269}\DS-Client-Embed_x64.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 64.04 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DS-Consumer Client

Program executable:ds-client-embed_x64.exe
Additional files:
  • AsigraDSClientApi.dll - AsigraDSClientApi .NET Dynamic Link Library
  • GermanRes.dll - DSInstu Dynamic Link Library (MobileConfig German Dll)
  • vsscontrol.exe - VSS Controller application
  • vsscontrol_x64.exe
  • vsscontrol_xp.exe
  • configtool_x64.dll - DS-Client Service (AES support DLL)
  • DS-ConsumerUI.exe - DS-Consumer User
  • OneClick.exe - OneClick DS-User (ASIGRA OneClick DS-User)
  • DeflateLibLZO_x64.dll - DeflateLibLZO (LZO compression support)
  • UILauncher.exe - UILauncher
  • dsclient.exe - DS-Client (ASIGRA DS-Client Service)
  • orasbt.dll - Orasbt (ASIGRA-Televaulting Oracle support Dll)
  • orasbt_x64.dll
  • dsclni.exe - DS-Consumer Client installation with FireBird database
  • icudt30.dll (by IBM and others) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • icuin30.dll (by IBM and others) - IBM ICU I18N DLL
  • icuuc30.dll - IBM ICU Common DLL
  • dsboxrc_x64.dll - dsboxrc Dynamic Link Library (dsboxrc DLL)
  • mdcrc_x64.dll - mdcrc Dynamic Link Library (mdcrc DLL)
  • xerces-c_3_1_x64.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Xerces-C++ Version 3.1.1 (Shared Library for Xerces-C++ Version 3.1.1)
  • fbembed.dll (by Firebird Project) - Firebird SQL Server
  • ib_util.dll (by Firebird Project)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • DSApp.exe - DSApp Application - To be used for debugging purposes only
  • DSApp_x64.exe
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • asigraenc.exe
  • asigraencmodule_x64.dll
  • boost_date_time-vc100-mt-1_43.dll
  • boost_regex-vc100-mt-1_43.dll
  • boost_system-vc100-mt-1_43.dll
  • boost_thread-vc100-mt-1_43.dll
  • DSStdRd.exe
  • kwp_x64.exe
  • snmp_pp_x64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • dsclient.exe runs as a service named 'DS-Consumer Client' (DS-Consumer Client) "Handles backup and restore of data to / from the DS-System service.".

How do I remove DS-Consumer Client?

You can uninstall DS-Consumer Client 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 DS-Consumer Client, 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 DS-Consumer Client.

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win 10 13%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows Vista 12.50%
Windows 10 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 62.50%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.50%
Windows 7 Professional 12.50%
Windows 10 Home 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

95.83% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 95.83%
  Canada 4.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 37.50%
Hewlett-Packard 37.50%
Acer 25.00%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard s5-1110 14.29%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 14.29%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 14.29%
Dell Vostro 260 14.29%
Dell Inspiron One 2320 14.29%
Dell Inspiron 537 14.29%


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