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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,375
United States Rank #12,521
Reach 0.0106%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.57 days
311.86 days >
Average installed length: 163.86 days


VersionDistribution 37.02% 43.75% 16.35% 2.88%

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KODAK Cloud Software Connector

What is KODAK Cloud Software Connector?

With this software, you can set up your classic (non-cloud ready) printer to enable cloud printing, which allows you to print from anywhere with your smartphone, tablet, or computer.


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 115 files and is usually about 10.93 MB (11,461,920 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Kodak\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{12A985FE-1E10-4FB2-B3F9-C8B4FB4D905F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 10.93 MB

Program filesFiles installed by KODAK Cloud Software Connector

  • hippo_sdk.dll - Kodak Host Image Processing SDK DLL (Kodak Host Image Processing SDK DLL Release build)
  • EKAiO2SDK.dll - KODAK AiO Printer Driver (Status Monitor SDK for KODAK AiO Printer (32-Bit Intel(R) Pentium(TM) 4 Optimized Build))
  • EKIJ5000SDK.dll
  • AiOHostDirector.exe - KODAK AiO Host Director
  • EKAiOHostService.exe - EKAiOHostService Module (EKAiOHostService Module for Kodak AiO Printers)
  • Kodak Wireless Printer Computer Setup Assistant.exe - Kodak EasyShare printer (Kodak Wireless Printer Computer Setup Assistant)
  • Kodak Wireless Printer Configuration Utility.exe - Kodak Wireless Printer Configuration Utility
  • KPDBt.dll - Kodak Bluetooth Configuration Plugin
  • KPDconfigwizard.dll - Kodak printer
  • KPDDynCC.dll
  • KPDgdi.dll
  • KPDgpd.dll
  • KPDLM.dll - Kodak Printer (KPD) Language Monitor
  • KPDNet.dll - Kodak Network Configuration Plugin
  • KPDui.dll
  • AiOHomeCenter.exe - KODAK AiO Home Center
  • CommonControls.dll - CommonControls
  • EKKeyGenerator.exe - EKKeyGenerator
  • Helper.exe - InterpolationProcess
  • HomeCenter.Core.dll - HomeCenter.Core
  • HomeCenter.dll - HomeCenter
  • HomeCenter.Model.dll - HomeCenter.Model
  • HRIntp.Interop.dll - HRIntp.Interop
  • Inkjet.AdminUtility.exe - KODAK System Administration Utility
  • Inkjet.Automation.dll - Inkjet.Automation
  • Inkjet.Configuration.dll - Inkjet.Configuration
  • Inkjet.DeviceSettings.dll - Inkjet.DeviceSettings
  • Inkjet.Diagnostics.dll - Inkjet.Diagnostics
  • Inkjet.Editing.dll - Inkjet.Editing
  • Inkjet.Hardware.dll - Inkjet.Hardware
  • Inkjet.IO.dll - Inkjet.IO
  • Inkjet.KImaging.dll - Inkjet.Imaging
  • Inkjet.Localization.dll - Inkjet.Localization
  • Inkjet.Tray.dll - Inkjet.TrayView
  • InkjetCore.dll - InkjetCore
  • AiOPrinterTools.exe - KODAK Printer Tools
  • ekdiscovery.exe - EKDiscovery Module (EKDiscovery Module for Kodak AiO Printers)
  • GetX64DeviceCapabilities.exe - KODAK Home Center (GetX64DeviceCapabilities)
  • AiOHostService.exe - AiO Host Service
  • Inkjet.Printing.dll - KODAK Essentials (Inkjet.Printing)
  • Inkjet.Scanning.dll - Inkjet.Scanning
  • Inkjet.Statistics.dll - Inkjet.Statistics
  • Inkjet.Utilities.dll - Inkjet.Utilities
  • Inkjet.Windows.dll - Inkjet.Windows
  • Kodak.Statistics.exe - KODAK Statistics
  • LegacyPackage.dll - LegacyPackage
  • IrisFX.dll - IrisFX

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AiOHomeCenter.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E26B286B-FD91-4EC8-8750-0C4A1F39B95F}' (runs on registration).
2 Services
  • ekdiscovery.exe runs as a service named 'Kodak AiO Network Discovery Service' (Kodak AiO Network Discovery Service).
  • EKAiOHostService.exe runs as a service named 'Kodak AiO Network Discovery Service' (Kodak AiO Network Discovery Service) "Kodak mDNS Network Discovery Service".
Startup File (User Run)
  • AiOPrinterTools.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'KODAK Printer Tools' and executes as C:\Program Files\Kodak\AiO\Center\AiOPrinterTools.exe.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • AiOHomeCenter.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'KodakHomeCenter' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Kodak\AiO\Center\AiOHomeCenter.exe".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • AiOHomeCenter.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Kodak\AiO\Center\AiOHomeCenter.exe'.
  • Kodak.Statistics.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Kodak\AiO\Center\Kodak.Statistics.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:30.66 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003165013%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00018256%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00013395%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:16,553,470
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:2.49 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:332 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:24.64 MB
Total CPU:0.0004110537%
Kernel CPU:0.00033632%
User CPU:0.00007474%
CPU cycles/sec:48,853
I/O reads/min:311 Bytes
I/O writes/min:15 Bytes
Total CPU:3.5769612031%
Kernel CPU:1.92186368%
User CPU:1.65509753%

How do I remove KODAK Cloud Software Connector?

You can uninstall KODAK Cloud Software Connector 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 KODAK Cloud Software Connector, 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 KODAK Cloud Software Connector.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.29%
Windows 10 29.86%
Windows Vista 8.06%
Windows XP 3.79%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.79%
Windows 8 10.14%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.73%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.80%
Windows 8.1 5.80%
Windows 10 Home 5.31%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.94%
  United Kingdom 14.05%
  Canada 3.68%
  Spain 0.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.85%
Dell 27.69%
Acer 16.15%
Toshiba 10.77%
ASUS 2.31%
Intel 2.31%
Lenovo 1.54%
Samsung 1.54%
Medion 0.77%
Common models
ASUSTeK CM6330_CM6630_CM6... 12.68%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.23%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.82%
ASUSTeK K53E 2.11%
Acer Aspire 7741 2.11%
ASUS All Series 1.41%

About Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak is an imaging and photographic equipment, materials and services company.
Publisher URL: www.kodak.com


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