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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 #40,082
United States Rank #24,093
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V1.2L11 51.02%
V1.2L10 14.29%
V1.1L20 24.49%
V1.1L13 10.20%

ScanSnap Cloud

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ScanSnap Cloud is a program developed by PFU Limited. The most used version is v1.2l11, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software installer includes 33 files and is usually about 16.28 MB (17,068,032 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 88% of users of ScanSnap Cloud come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\pfu\scansnapcloud\sscloud\res\setscan
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{8B619DBF-77D4-4678-AFAC-7C435EC9E91C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 16.28 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ScanSnap Cloud

  • pfuscloudcollect.exe (by PFU) - ScanSnap Cloud
  • pfuscloudsdk.dll (by PFU) - ScanSnap Cloud
  • pfusscommon.dll - PfuSsCommon (PfuSsCommon DLL)
  • pfussfirmup.dll - ScanSnap (PfuSsFirmUp)
  • pfussxmllite.dll - PfuSsXMLLite
  • pthread.dll - pthread
  • scloud.exe
  • scloud0407.dll
  • scloud040a.dll
  • scloud040c.dll
  • scloud0410.dll
  • scloud0411.dll
  • scloud0416.dll
  • scloudctl.dll - ScanSnap Cloud Control
  • scloudmain.exe
  • scloudmain0407.dll
  • scloudmain040a.dll
  • scloudmain040c.dll
  • scloudmain0410.dll
  • scloudmain0411.dll
  • scloudmain0416.dll
  • scloudreinstall-x64.exe - SCloudReInstall
  • scloudtoast.dll - sCloud Watch Toast
  • scloudwatch.exe - sCloud Watcher (sCloudWatch)
  • scloudwatch0407.dll
  • scloudwatch040a.dll
  • scloudwatch040c.dll
  • scloudwatch0410.dll
  • scloudwatch0411.dll
  • scloudwatch0416.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • scloudwatch.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 9.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • scloudwatch.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #2' which loads as C:\Program Files\PFU\ScanSnapCloud\SSCloud\sCloudWatch.exe /RestartByRestartManageC:B10A6BAA-44EC-41af-B157-AB165D359E51 /RestartByRestartManageC:9DF8A70D-7202-4b84-A3DF-9161E4FD9EB3 /RestartByRestart.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • scloudwatch.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ScanSnap Cloud Watcher' which loads as C:\Program Files\PFU\ScanSnapCloud\SSCloud\sCloudWatch.exe.

How do I remove ScanSnap Cloud?

Quickly and completely remove ScanSnap Cloud from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ScanSnap 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ScanSnap Cloud, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 ScanSnap Cloud.

Win 10 90%
Win 7 (SP1) 10%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 89.80%
Windows 7 10.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 46.94%
Windows 10 Pro 40.82%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.12%
Windows 7 Professional 4.08%
Windows 8.1 2.04%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.50%
  Germany 5.00%
  United Kingdom 3.75%
  Austria 1.25%
  Spain 1.25%
  Italy 1.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.30%
Lenovo 24.24%
Dell 18.18%
ASUS 9.09%
Toshiba 3.03%
Samsung 3.03%
Intel 3.03%
Gateway 3.03%
American Megatrends 3.03%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.98%
Microsoft Corporation Sur... 4.65%
Dell XPS 15 9550 4.65%
MSI MS-7A68 4.65%
ASUS All Series 4.65%
TOSHIBA Satellite L875D 2.33%

About (from PFU Limited)

Interests are rising for the integrated management of hardcopy and electronic documents as the e-Document Act and the Personal Information Protection Act have been implemented and the Japanese version of the SOX Act is being examined for legislation.
Publisher URL: www.pfu.fujitsu.com


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