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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,979
United States Rank #13,479
Reach 0.0091%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.23 days
154.42 days >
Average installed length: 81.13 days


VersionDistribution 79.89% 5.59% 14.53%

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ReadySHARE Cloud

What is ReadySHARE Cloud?  (from NETGEAR)

Easy shared access from any computer
in your home network to an external USB
hard drive connected to your router. Wirelessly print from your home
network to a connected USB
printer. Access and share files on
attached USB hard drive
anywhere you have an Internet connection. Play videos, photos a...  Read more


ReadySHARE Cloud is a program developed by NETGEAR. 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. 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 41 files and is usually about 5.32 MB (5,582,265 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 81% of users of ReadySHARE Cloud come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.netgear.com/landing/en-us/readyshare.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\netgear readyshare\cloud
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\NETGEAR ReadySHARE\Cloud\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 5.32 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ReadySHARE Cloud

  • uninstall.exe - ReadySHARE Cloud (ReadySHARE Cloud Installer)
  • lnhttpservice.exe - ReadyShare Cloud
  • lnregasm.exe
  • lnresources.dll
  • lnscrunner.exe
  • ReadyNASRemote.exe
  • lnadptrcnfg.dll - ReadyNas Remote (ReadyNas Remote Configuration Utility)
  • lnadptrcnfgx64.dll
  • lncomservice.dll - ReadyNAS Remote
  • lncontrols.dll
  • lnfwcfg.dll
  • lninitadapter.dll - P2P Adapter Initialization Stuff
  • lnmodel.dll
  • lnp2p.dll - P2P Core Engine
  • lnp2padapter.dll - P2P Adapter
  • lnp2pclient.dll - P2P .Net Client Gate
  • lnp2penc.dll - P2P Encoder
  • lnp2pfilter.dll - Firewall Filter Manager( Neutral )
  • lnp2pnative.dll - P2P Native
  • lnp2pnetwork.dll - P2P .Net Wrapper
  • lnp2pnotification.dll - P2P .Net Events Provider
  • lnp2putils.dll - P2P Utils
  • lnpluginmngr.dll
  • lnprotocolhandler.dll
  • lnshplbr.dll
  • lnshrcontainer.dll
  • lnshrmngr.dll
  • lnSidLibrary.dll
  • lnThreadPool.dll
  • lnutils.dll
  • setp2padapterip.dll - Installation Tool

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • ReadyNASRemote.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task with the class {915ED9CB-7196-4396-8194-34519CCCA219}.
  • lnhttpservice.exe runs as a service named 'ReadyNAS Remote Http Service' (ReadyNAS Remote Http Service) "ReadyNAS Remote Http Service Layer".
Startup File (User Run)
  • ReadyNASRemote.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ReadyNAS Remote' and executes as C:\Program Files\NETGEAR ReadySHARE\Cloud\bin\ReadyNASRemote.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • ReadyNASRemote.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\NETGEAR ReadySHARE\Cloud\bin\ReadyNASRemote.exe'.

How do I remove ReadySHARE Cloud?

You can uninstall ReadySHARE Cloud 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 ReadySHARE Cloud, 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 ReadySHARE Cloud.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 3%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.57%
Windows 10 30.73%
Windows Vista 3.91%
Windows XP 2.79%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.16%
Windows 7 Professional 15.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.47%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.21%
Windows 10 Home 6.21%
Windows 8.1 5.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.90% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.90%
  Australia 4.12%
  Italy 2.25%
  Netherlands 1.87%
  Germany 1.87%
  United Kingdom 1.87%
  South Africa 1.12%
  Sweden 1.12%
  Canada 1.12%
  DK 0.75%
  Brazil 0.37%
  FJ 0.37%
  Belgium 0.37%
  Switzerland 0.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.30%
Dell 30.16%
Acer 15.87%
ASUS 3.97%
Samsung 3.17%
Medion 1.59%
MSI 1.59%
Toshiba 1.59%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.45%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.59%
Hewlett-Packard 700-414 2.59%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 1.72%
Dell Inspiron 530s 1.72%
Dell Studio 1558 1.72%


Netgear is amanufacturer of computer networking equipment and other computer hardware and sells products through multiple sales channels worldwide, including online retailers, wholesale distributors, direct market resellers, value-added resellers and broadband service providers.
Publisher URL: www.netgear.com


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