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GFI Cloud Agent

What is GFI Cloud Agent?  (from GFI Software)

The agent is available for download from the console from any web connection. There are no other agents quite like yours and only your agents can connect to your console. The download is small, the install is quick and painless and in most organizations there is no configuration to do on the machine after the initial i...  Read more


GFI Cloud Agent is a program developed by GFI Software. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 cloudagent.exe. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 224.23 MB (235,121,164 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 76% of users of GFI Cloud Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gfi.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GFI Software\GFI Cloud Agent\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\GFI Software\GFI Cloud Agent\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 224.23 MB

Program filesFiles installed by GFI Cloud Agent

Program executable:cloudagent.exe
Name:GFI Cloud Agent
Path:C:\Program Files\gfi software\gfi cloud agent\cloudagent.exe
Additional files:
  • sbrc.exe - GFI AntiMalware Active Protection SDK Merge Module (Registry Cleaner)
  • CartSdk.dll - CART (CART SDK)
  • CartSdk64.exe - CART SDK 64-bit Helper Process
  • assetscan.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • cloudagent.exe runs as a service named 'GFI Cloud Agent' (GFI Cloud Agent) "Performs monitoring of your machine and is required for this device to appear on the GFI Cloud console".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • sbrc.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SBRegRebootCleaner' which loads as "C:\Program Files\GFI Software\VIPRE\SBRC.exe".

How do I remove GFI Cloud Agent?

You can uninstall GFI Cloud Agent 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 GFI Cloud Agent, 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 GFI Cloud Agent.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 7 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.52%
Windows 10 39.13%
Windows Vista 4.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 43.48%
Windows 8.1 Pro 13.04%
Windows 8.1 10.87%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.52%
Windows 8 6.52%
Windows 10 Pro 4.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.47%
  United Kingdom 7.35%
  Canada 5.88%
  Australia 2.94%
  BO 1.47%
  Lebanon 1.47%
  Belgium 1.47%
  NA 1.47%
  Portugal 1.47%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 43.90%
Hewlett-Packard 26.83%
Lenovo 12.20%
ASUS 4.88%
Acer 4.88%
Intel 2.44%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6530 4.65%
Dell OptiPlex 790 4.65%
Dell OptiPlex 3010 2.33%
LENOVO Lenovo C325 2.33%
LENOVO 4220RK6 2.33%

About GFI Software

GFI Software is a developer of computer security software whose products include software for filtering spam and viruses from e-mail as well as for monitoring and scanning networks for security purposes.
Publisher URL: www.gfi.com


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