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Should I remove Elcomsoft Cloud eXplorer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #48,236
United States Rank #48,194
Reach 0.0016%


2.00.23087.4175 3.23%
2.00.22381.4130 3.23%
1.40.21495.3948 3.23%
1.40.21422.3935 3.23%
1.21.17399.3465 3.23%
1.20.14403.3323 32.26%
1.10.13023.3262 9.68%
1.00.8559.2954 3.23%
1.00.8203.2945 38.71%

Other programs by Elcomsoft Co

Elcomsoft Cloud eXplorer


Elcomsoft Cloud eXplorer is a software program developed by Elcomsoft Co. The most common release is 1.00.8203.2945, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 primary executable is named ShouldIRemoveIt.exe. The setup package generally installs about 73 files and is usually about 60.63 MB (63,571,400 bytes). The software utilizes the Nokia Qt cross-platforms C++ framework. 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 43% of users of Elcomsoft Cloud eXplorer come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Switzerland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.elcomsoft.com
Help link: support.elcomsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Elcomsoft Password Recovery\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{59EF8996-9A8C-4D79-8CC2-F6D15E315040}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 60.63 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Elcomsoft Cloud eXplorer

Program executable:ShouldIRemoveIt.exe
Additional files:
  • edpr_console.exe - Elcomsoft Distributed Password Recovery (Elcomsoft Distributed Password Recovery Console)
  • edpr_server.exe - Elcomsoft Distributed Password Recovery Server
  • epr_agent.exe - Elcomsoft Password Recovery Agent
  • wdeinfo.exe - Elcomsoft Password Recovery (Elcomsoft Distributed Password Recovery)
  • ECX.exe - ElcomSoft Cloud eXplorer
  • ECXMain.exe
  • JournalPlugIn.dll
  • Qt5Core.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt5 (C++ application development framework.)
  • Qt5Gui.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • Qt5Widgets.dll
  • qwindows.dll
  • UserInfoPlugIn.dll
  • d3dcompiler_47.dll (by Microsoft) - Direct3D HLSL Compiler for Redistribution
  • libEGL.dll
  • libGLESv2.dll
  • msvcp120.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2013 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr120.dll
  • opengl32sw.dll
  • Qt5Network.dll (by The Qt Company Ltd)
  • Qt5Qml.dll (by The Qt Company Ltd)
  • Qt5Quick.dll
  • Qt5QuickWidgets.dll
  • Qt5Sql.dll
  • Qt5WebChannel.dll
  • Qt5WebEngine.dll
  • Qt5WebEngineCore.dll
  • qtquick2plugin.dll
  • QtWebEngineProcess.exe
  • CalendarsPlugIn.dll
  • ChromePlugIn.dll
  • ContactsPlugIn.dll
  • DashboardPlugIn.dll
  • HistoryPlugIn.dll
  • LocationHistoryPlugIn.dll
  • MediaPlugIn.dll
  • MessagesPlugIn.dll
  • NotesPlugIn.dll
  • qgif.dll
  • Qt5Svg.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • epr_agent.exe runs as a service named 'Elcomsoft Password Recovery Agent' (ElcomSoftDistributedAgent).
Startup File (User Run)
  • edpr_server.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ElcomSoft DPR Server' and executes as C:\Program Files\Elcomsoft Password Recovery\Distributed Password Recovery\edpr_server.exe.

How do I remove Elcomsoft Cloud eXplorer?

You can uninstall Elcomsoft Cloud eXplorer 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 Elcomsoft Cloud eXplorer, 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 Elcomsoft Cloud eXplorer.

Win 10 84%
Win 7 (SP1) 16%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 83.87%
Windows 7 16.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 51.61%
Windows 10 Pro 29.03%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.68%
Windows 10 Pro Insider Pr... 3.23%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.23%
Windows 7 Professional 3.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.24%
  Germany 35.14%
  Switzerland 13.51%
  Netherlands 5.41%
  Austria 2.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 31.58%
Hewlett-Packard 15.79%
Samsung 15.79%
Lenovo 10.53%
Medion 5.26%
Intel 5.26%
American Megatrends 5.26%
ASUS 5.26%
Common models
ASUS All Series 14.29%
Acer Aspire VN7-792G 9.52%
Acer Aspire M3985 4.76%
Acer Aspire E5-571G 4.76%
Acer Aspire E5-571 4.76%
Samsung RV420/RV520/RV720... 4.76%

About Elcomsoft Co

ElcomSoft developes Windows security and productivity applications for business and private customers.
Publisher URL: www.elcomsoft.com


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