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Should I remove G Data CloudSecurity?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #25,690
United States Rank #48,710
Reach 0.0066%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.17 days
299.92 days >
Average installed length: 157.59 days


2.00.2000 42.31%
2.00.0000 33.85%
1.02.0000 6.92%
1.01.0000 0.77%
1.00.0000 16.15%

G Data CloudSecurity

What is G Data CloudSecurity?  (from G Data Software AG)

G Data CloudSecurity is a new, free-of-charge plugin for the popular browsers Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox.
It effectively blocks access to known malware distribution and phishing websites - in realtime. The plugin can be used alongside any other installed security suite and is ready for action after instal...  Read more


G Data CloudSecurity is a program developed by G Data Software AG. The most used version is 2.00.2000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is CloudSecurityIE.dll. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 968.51 KB (991,752 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 29% of users of G Data CloudSecurity come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.free-cloudsecurity.com
Help link: www.GDataSoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\G Data\G Data CloudSecurity\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{E1E1FA2D-AADF-4197-B4FC-19F952C01FCE}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 968.51 KB

Program filesFiles installed by G Data CloudSecurity

Program module:CloudSecurityIE.dll
Name:G Data Security Software
CloudSecurityIE (32-Bit)
Path:C:\Program Files\G Data\G Data CloudSecurity\CloudSecurityIE.dll
Additional files:
  • CloudSecurityIE.dll - G Data Security Software (CloudSecurityIE (32-Bit))
  • CloudSecurityIE64.dll - CloudSecurityIE (64-Bit)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • CloudSecurityIE64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'G Data CloudSecurity' with the class of {AADAC261-4EE9-473A-AB95-D8E153424C38} (G Data CloudSecurity Class).
  • CloudSecurityIE.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'G Data CloudSecurity' with the class of {AADAC261-4EE9-473A-AB95-D8E153424C38} (G Data CloudSecurity Class).
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • CloudSecurityIE64.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'G Data CloudSecurity' with the class of {AADAC261-4EE9-473A-AB95-D8E153424C38}.
  • CloudSecurityIE.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'G Data CloudSecurity' with the class of {AADAC261-4EE9-473A-AB95-D8E153424C38}.

How do I remove G Data CloudSecurity?

You can uninstall G Data CloudSecurity 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 G Data CloudSecurity, 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 G Data CloudSecurity.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by G Data CloudSecurity you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 3%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.77%
Windows 10 16.92%
Windows XP 15.38%
Windows Vista 6.92%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.62%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.38%
Windows 7 Professional 12.31%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.77%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.15%
Windows 8.1 3.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.78% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 28.78%
  United States 17.99%
  Netherlands 10.79%
  Italy 7.19%
  Russia 4.32%
  Japan 4.32%
  Belgium 3.60%
  Poland 2.88%
  Taiwan 2.16%
  RS 2.16%
  United Kingdom 2.16%
  Brazil 1.44%
  France 1.44%
  Sweden 1.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 31.15%
Dell 14.75%
Hewlett-Packard 14.75%
Toshiba 11.48%
American Megatrends 3.28%
ASUS 3.28%
Sahara 3.28%
Intel 1.64%
Sony 1.64%
Samsung 1.64%
Common models
Dell Vostro 420 Series 3.03%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.02%
Packard Bell imedia S3850 2.02%
TOSHIBA Satellite P200 1.01%
TOSHIBA Satellite A300 1.01%
Sony SVE1712C5E 1.01%

Publisher URL: www.gdatasoftware.com


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