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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,532
United States Rank #14,931
Reach 0.0126%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.75 days
376.23 days >
Average installed length: 197.68 days


28.0.1493.2 100.00%

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Google Cloud Print Service

What is Google Cloud Print Service?  (from Google Inc)

Google Cloud Print is a new technology that connects your printers to the web. Using Google Cloud Print, you can make your home and work printers available to you and anyone you choose, from the applications you use every day. Google Cloud Print works on your phone, tablet, Chromebook, PC, and any other web-connected d...  Read more


Google Cloud Print Service is a software program developed by Google Inc. 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 3 files and is usually about 9.1 MB (9,542,512 bytes). 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 57% of users of Google Cloud Print Service come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: tools.google.com/dlpage/cloudprintservice
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Google\Cloud Print Service\28.0.1493.2
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Google\Cloud Print Service\28.0.1493.2\cloud_print_service_setup.exe" --uninstall
Estimated size: 9.1 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Google Cloud Print Service

  • cloud_print_service.exe - Google Cloud Print
  • cloud_print_service_config.exe
  • cloud_print_service_setup.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • cloud_print_service.exe runs as a service named 'Google Cloud Print Service' (CloudPrintService) "Connects classic printers with Google Cloud Print.".

How do I remove Google Cloud Print Service?

You can uninstall Google Cloud Print Service 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 Google Cloud Print Service, 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 Google Cloud Print Service.

Win 10 50%
Win Server 2003 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 50.20%
Windows 7 45.42%
Windows XP 2.39%
Windows Vista 1.59%
Windows Server 2003 0.40%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.47%
Windows 7 Professional 14.06%
Windows 10 Home 12.05%
Windows 10 Pro 10.04%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.84%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.62%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.42% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.42%
  France 7.10%
  Italy 3.23%
  Japan 3.23%
  Germany 2.90%
  Canada 2.58%
  United Kingdom 2.26%
  India 1.94%
  Brazil 1.61%
  Netherlands 1.61%
  Switzerland 1.29%
  Australia 0.97%
  Belgium 0.97%
  DK 0.97%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.07%
Hewlett-Packard 18.52%
ASUS 15.43%
Acer 14.81%
Intel 4.94%
Lenovo 4.94%
Samsung 4.32%
Toshiba 4.32%
NEC 1.23%
Apple 0.62%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.22%
Dell Latitude E6420 2.61%
Acer Aspire V3-771 2.61%
ASUSTeK X550CA 1.74%
Dell Inspiron 620 1.74%
ASUS All Series 1.74%

About Google Inc

Google provides Internet-based products and services such as advertising technologies, internet search, cloud computing, and software.
Publisher URL: www.google.com


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