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Should I remove MegaCloud?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,257
United States Rank #20,083
Reach 0.0161%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.82 days
820.82 days >
Average installed length: 431.28 days


VersionDistribution 9.15% 63.09% 3.15% 5.05% 1.26% 3.79% 0.63% 0.32% 0.63% 0.32% 0.63% 0.63% 0.63% 0.32% 0.63% 2.21% 0.32% 0.32% 0.63% 1.26% 0.32% 0.95% 1.89% 0.63% 1.26%



MegaCloud is a software program developed by MegaCloud. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The programs's main executable is MegaCloud.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 39.17 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 23 files and is usually about 46.11 MB (48,346,313 bytes). The installed file AutoUpdate.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 30% of users of MegaCloud come from the United States, it is also popular in Taiwan and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.megacloud.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\MegaCloud
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\MegaCloud\Installer\UnInstall\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 46.11 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MegaCloud

Program executable:MegaCloud.exe
Signed by:MegaCloud Ltd
Additional files:
  • AutoUpdate.dll - MegaCloud (Auto Update)
  • MegaCloud.exe
  • MegaCloudShellExt.dll
  • MegaCloudShellExtx64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Context Menu Handlers
  • MegaCloudShellExtx64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'MegaCloudExt' with a class of {03FB4214-3964-44E8-97D7-A2FA49CF5576}.
  • MegaCloudShellExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'MegaCloudExt' with a class of {03FB4214-3964-44E8-97D7-A2FA49CF5576}.
  • 16136129MegaCloudShellExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'MegaCloudExt' with a class of {03FB4214-3964-44E8-97D7-A2FA49CF5576}.
  • 19154151MegaCloudShellExtx64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'MegaCloudExt' with a class of {03FB4214-3964-44E8-97D7-A2FA49CF5576}.
Network connections
  • MegaCloud.exe connects to ( port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:39.17 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0014068808%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00083625%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00057063%
0.015104% average

How do I remove MegaCloud?

You can uninstall MegaCloud 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 MegaCloud, 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 MegaCloud.

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.60%
Windows 10 12.30%
Windows Vista 5.05%
Windows XP 4.73%
Windows Server 2003 0.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.96%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.61%
Windows 7 Professional 10.09%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.05%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.42%
Windows 8 Pro 3.79%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.94%
  Taiwan 8.43%
  Spain 4.65%
  Italy 4.36%
  United Kingdom 4.07%
  France 3.78%
  Brazil 3.20%
  Canada 2.33%
  Israel 2.33%
  Germany 2.03%
  Hong Kong 2.03%
  Hungary 1.74%
  Australia 1.45%
  Mexico 1.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.14%
Dell 16.08%
Acer 14.07%
ASUS 13.57%
Toshiba 6.03%
Samsung 3.52%
Lenovo 2.51%
Compaq 1.51%
Intel 1.51%
MSI 1.01%
Sony 1.01%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.84%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.23%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 2.42%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.42%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 2.42%
HP Compaq dc7600 Converti... 2.42%


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