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Danger level 3
Type: Potentially Unwanted Application


Cloudguard, also known as, is a website offering computer users online protection against insecure websites, including pornography, violence, racism, etc. The program advertised on the website is called CloudScout, and it is supposed help the user protect the computer against computer infections and phishing scams. More specifically, it is a tool of online parental control, and this characteristic may seem to be very appealing to many parents. However, the program of Cloudguard is categorized as a potentially unwanted program because it initiates the display of third-party advertisements.

Interestingly, Cloudguard does not enable computer users to download CloudScout from the official website. The program is bundled with other programs and distributed in various ways. Hence, it is crucial to pay close attention to every installation process in order not to miss a chance to decline the installation of unwanted additional programs. Bundled downloads are one of the ways to spread unreliable software, and, if you do not want to have trouble removing those unwanted programs, you should be more careful in the first place.

Cloudguard is not associated with or responsible for the websites advertised by CloudScout pop-ups. It means that you interact with those ads at your own risk. If you have already installed the Cloudguard program, you should remove it as soon as you can because part of the advertisements is likely to be associated with inappropriate or insecure websites, which means that instead of providing your child with protection, you expose him/her to danger. We urge you to remove the program owned by Cloudguard because it cannot protect you and your family from obtrusive online content and malware distribution websites.

The program works as a standalone program and adds no extensions to the browsers; however, if you do not remember installing the Cloudguard program, it is worth checking your browsers to make sure that they are malware-free.

Below you will find our step-by-step instructions on how to remove the unwanted program, but you should bear in mind that the uninstaller of the program may be inactive, in which case automatic removal should be preferred. Our advice is to implement SpyHunter because this real-time security program can easily eliminate CloudScoud and many other programs, including Trojan horses, browser hijackers, adware, ransomware infections, and many other malicious threats. In case you have any questions, feel free to leave a comment below in the comment box so that we can help you get rid of this potentially unwanted program.

How to remove Cloudguard

Windows Vista and Windows 7

  1. Click Start.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Remove CloudScout Parental Control.

Windows XP

  1. Click Start.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click the Add or Remove Programs option.
  4. Uninstall the unwanted program.

Windows 8

  1. Move the mouse to the right side of the screen.
  2. When the Charm bar appears, click Settings.
  3. Click Control Panel and select Uninstall a program.
  4. Remove the unwanted program.

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