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Should I remove Foxit Cloud?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,536
United States Rank #1,886
Reach 0.4439%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.89 days
262.33 days >
Average installed length: 137.84 days


VersionDistribution 3.51% 36.19% 1.05% 0.05% 4.33% 21.15% 33.72%

Typically installed together

Foxit Cloud

What is Foxit Cloud?  (from Foxit)

With Foxit Cloud, users receive 1 GB of free cloud storage for storing PDF files with Foxit Reader. In addition, last reading positions will also be saved, so users can maintain a continuous reading experience in multi Foxit Reader clients. Foxit Cloud may run advertisements and promotions from third parties via the Si...  Read more


Foxit Cloud is a software program developed by Foxit. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 6.01 MB (6,305,200 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 41% of users of Foxit Cloud come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.foxitcloud.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Foxit Cloud\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Foxit Cloud\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 6.01 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Foxit Cloud

  • FCUpdateService.exe - Foxit Cloud Safe Update Service
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • FCUpdateService.exe runs as a service named 'Foxit Cloud Safe Update Service' (FoxitCloudUpdateService) "Provide service for Foxit Cloud products, once to stop the service, is likely to affect your Foxit Cloud product safety.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.25 MB
21.09 MB average
Kernel CPU:0.00004251%
0.016088% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,634
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:2 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Foxit Cloud?

You can uninstall Foxit Cloud 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 Foxit Cloud, 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 Foxit Cloud.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.77%
Windows 10 30.63%
Windows XP 5.38%
Windows Vista 3.19%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.88%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.98%
Windows 7 Professional 14.39%
Windows 8.1 10.49%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.92%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.58% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.58%
  United Kingdom 5.34%
  Germany 4.61%
  Brazil 3.39%
  France 3.20%
  Canada 2.83%
  India 2.45%
  Australia 2.30%
  Netherlands 2.10%
  Italy 2.09%
  MA 1.61%
  Finland 1.52%
  DZ 1.15%
  Poland 1.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.99%
Dell 22.98%
Acer 15.70%
ASUS 10.84%
Toshiba 6.22%
Lenovo 4.31%
Samsung 3.71%
Intel 2.39%
American Megatrends 0.98%
Sahara 0.67%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.80%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.88%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.92%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.34%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.76%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.63%

About Foxit

Foxit Corporation focuses on providing application solutions for reading, generating, organizing, and securing PDF documents.
Publisher URL: www.foxitsoftware.com


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