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Should I remove ThreatPulse Client Connector?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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1.6.11500.0 20.00%
1.6.11300.0 40.00%
1.6.10500.0 20.00%
1.5.13100.0 20.00%

ThreatPulse Client Connector

What is ThreatPulse Client Connector?  (from Blue Coat Systems)

For remote users, the Client Connector provides Web security through the ThreatPulse service when a route through the Corporate network is not possible or practical. The Client Connector works as part of the client system's configuration; after the application is installed, no further configuration is required on the c...  Read more


ThreatPulse Client Connector is a software program developed by Blue Coat Systems. The most common release is 1.6.11300.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 2 files and is usually about 5.14 MB (5,386,752 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: portal.threatpulse.com/docs/am/Content/Deployment/Tasks/ClientConnector/cc_win_usage_ta.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Blue Coat Systems\Client Connector\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{C3E9FFF1-48B0-48D1-908D-689757F22B6A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.14 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ThreatPulse Client Connector

  • cloud-client-service.exe - ThreatPulse Client Connector (Blue Coat Cloud Client Service)
  • cloud-notifier.exe - Client Connector tray application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • cloud-client-service.exe runs as a service named 'ThreatPulse Client Connector' (cloud-client-service) "ThreatPulse Client Connector".

How do I remove ThreatPulse Client Connector?

You can uninstall ThreatPulse Client 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 ThreatPulse Client 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 ThreatPulse Client Connector.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 80.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6520 40.00%
HP EliteBook Folio 9470m 20.00%
Dell Latitude E6540 20.00%
Dell Latitude E5420 20.00%


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