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Should I remove White Cloud Security?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0002%


1.3.0 25.00%
1.2.12 50.00%
1.1.3 25.00%

White Cloud Security

What is White Cloud Security?  (from White Cloud Security)

Your Antivirus software cannot detect or stop previously unknown malware. White Cloud Security only allows trusted Apps to run. Nothing else. All current and future malware is blocked because it is not on your Trust Lockdown list. Antivirus fails because it only blocks malicious Apps and behavior it already knows ab...  Read more


White Cloud Security is a program developed by White Cloud Security. The most used version is 1.2.12, 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. 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 installer includes 9 files and is usually about 4.96 MB (5,198,656 bytes). WCSUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.whitecloudsecurity.com
Help link: support.whitecloudsecurity.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\White Cloud Security\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{7D592EEB-D773-49D7-9B0F-E0BD7E8757C0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.96 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by White Cloud Security

  • WCSEventLog.dll - White Cloud Security (White Cloud Security Event Log)
  • WCSHarvester.exe - White Cloud Security Endpoint Harvester
  • WCSHostid.exe - White Cloud Security Endpoint Hostid
  • WCSPing.exe - White Cloud Security Endpoint Ping
  • WCSService.exe - White Cloud Security Endpoint Service
  • WCSTrayApp.exe - White Cloud Security Tray Application
  • WCSUpdater.exe - WCSUpdater 1.2.12 © White Cloud Security LLC, Inc, 2013
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • WCSService.exe runs as a service named 'White Cloud Security Service' (WCSService) "User space service module for the White Cloud Security endpoint.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • WCSTrayApp.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WCSTrayApp' which loads as C:\Program Files\White Cloud Security\WCSTrayApp.exe.

How do I remove White Cloud Security?

You can uninstall White Cloud Security 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 White Cloud Security, 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 White Cloud Security.

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win 10 25%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows 10 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 75.00%
Windows 8.1 25.00%

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?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
MSI 25.00%
Toshiba 25.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite S55t-B 25.00%
Micro-Star FX610 25.00%
HP-Pavilion BT438AA-ABA p... 25.00%
HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC 25.00%


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