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Should I remove Verizon Cloud?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,423
United States Rank #3,396
Reach 0.0567%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.01 days
236.41 days >
Average installed length: 124.22 days


4.1.0 29.07%

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Verizon Cloud

What is Verizon Cloud?  (from Verizon)

Verizon Cloud is a service that offers secure cloud storage to wirelessly back up and sync the content on your mobile device. You can use Verizon Cloud to sync your content between all your mobile devices and ensure that your content is available virtually anywhere you want to access, or manage it. It also takes the ...  Read more


Verizon Cloud is a program developed by Verizon. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 25 files and is usually about 150.72 MB (158,044,870 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 99% of users of Verizon Cloud come from the United States, it is also popular in Mexico and MA.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.verizonwireless.com/support/faqs/FeaturesandOptionalServices/cloud.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Verizon Cloud
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Verizon Cloud\uninstaller.exe
Estimated size: 150.72 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Verizon Cloud

  • uninstaller.exe (by Installation Program) - Setup
  • V CAST Backup Scheduler.exe
  • Verizon Cloud Service.exe
  • verizon.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • Verizon Cloud Service.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'HLBackupScheduler' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Verizon Cloud\Verizon Cloud Service.exe".
  • V CAST Backup Scheduler.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'HLBackupScheduler' and executes as C:\Program Files\Verizon Cloud\V CAST Backup Scheduler.exe.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Verizon Cloud Service.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Verizon Cloud\Verizon Cloud Service.exe'.
  • verizon.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Verizon Cloud\verizon.exe'.
  • V CAST Backup Scheduler.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Verizon Cloud\V CAST Backup Scheduler.exe'.

How do I remove Verizon Cloud?

You can uninstall Verizon 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 Verizon 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 Verizon Cloud.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win XP 0%
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 53.93%
Windows 10 36.52%
Windows Vista 7.32%
Windows XP 2.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.06%
Windows 8.1 15.96%
Windows 7 Professional 10.64%
Windows 10 Home 9.74%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.32%

Distribution by countryGeography

99.11% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 99.11%
  Mexico 0.16%
  MA 0.11%
  GH 0.11%
  Germany 0.11%
  Singapore 0.05%
  Taiwan 0.05%
  Uruguay 0.05%
  Dominican Republic 0.05%
  PS 0.05%
  SC 0.05%
  AM 0.05%
  HT 0.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.21%
Dell 30.11%
Toshiba 9.53%
Acer 8.77%
ASUS 7.37%
Lenovo 3.18%
Samsung 2.54%
Intel 1.02%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.33%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.11%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.38%
Dell XPS 8300 2.68%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.43%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 2.19%

Publisher URL: www.verizon.com

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unhappy camperover a year ago
When I purchased my new phone Galaxy s4 I did not know about Verizon cloud. I do not care for it.