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Should I remove Foxit Cloud?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,149
United States Rank #1,708
Reach 0.6035%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.39 days
276.97 days >
Average installed length: 145.53 days


VersionDistribution 8.55% 2.60% 1.72% 4.01% 7.22% 9.74% 5.01% 0.73% 12.06% 2.09% 4.46% 3.04% 2.10% 1.33% 4.06% 18.85% 0.13% 12.24% 0.05%

Typically installed together

Foxit Cloud


Foxit Cloud is a program developed by Foxit Software. The most used version is, 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 software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 6.14 MB (6,440,431 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 34% of users of Foxit Cloud come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

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: 6.14 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Foxit Cloud

  • FCUpdateService.exe - Foxit Cloud Safe Update Service
  • FCUpdateService_IObitDel.exe
  • FoxitReader706.1126_enu_Setup.exe - Foxit Reader Setup
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • unins001.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • FCUpdateService.exe runs as a service named 'FoxitCloudUpdateService' (FoxitCloudUpdateService) "Provide service for Foxit Cloud products, once to stop the service, is likely to affect your Foxit Cloud product safety.".
  • FCUpdateService._exe runs as a service named 'FoxitCloudUpdateService' (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:1024 KB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000089145%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000803%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000088%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:970
8,062,084 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.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.05%
Windows 10 42.74%
Windows XP 2.86%
Windows Vista 2.33%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.13%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.42%
Windows 7 Professional 12.88%
Windows 8.1 11.85%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.87%
Windows 10 Home 7.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.54% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.54%
  Germany 9.31%
  United Kingdom 5.77%
  Brazil 3.28%
  France 3.25%
  Canada 2.68%
  Italy 2.56%
  Netherlands 2.35%
  India 2.34%
  Australia 1.77%
  DZ 1.58%
  Egypt 1.36%
  MA 1.34%
  Vietnam 1.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.63%
Dell 20.80%
Acer 17.88%
ASUS 11.42%
Lenovo 7.63%
Toshiba 4.55%
Samsung 3.62%
Medion 1.73%
Intel 1.37%
American Megatrends 0.69%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.16%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.42%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.28%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.79%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.93%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.70%


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