How to uninstall (remove) CloudScout

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What is CloudScout

CloudScout – is delusive application, that claim to save users web surfing. It may looks lie a useful and good program, but you should know, that it is classified as adware. It generates different banner and pop-ups on webpages that user visits.Those advertisements may redirect user to potentially harmful websites, where computer may be additionally infected. In addition, CloudScout may scan your browser activity for targeting, and scanned information can be shared with third-parties. It is highly recommended to remove CloudScout from computer.

CloudScout

How is CloudScout installed on my PC?

Applications, like CloudScout, are classified as Malware (malicious software). Those programs use “bundling” to get installed on PC. It is a method of PC infection, where malware is bundled to free or share software. So, when user installs this freeware or shareware, he installs malware too. To prevent this, don’t download free software, it usually has bundled potentially unwanted program. Then, pay attention to every step during installation process. Most installing settings can be hided in custom/advanced setup settings.

How to remove CloudScout?

To delete CloudScout we recommend to user special removal tools. Also you can use our manual removal guide and remove CloudScout manually.

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to CloudScout – files, folders, registry keys.

 

Download Norton*Trial version of Norton provides detection of computer viruses for FREE. To remove malware, you have to purchase the full version of Norton.

Alternative Solution:

Thor Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as CloudScout.

 

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Manual CloudScout Removal Guide

windows 7 logoWindows 7:

  1. Click the Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Click Uninstall a program (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Category);
    Click Programs and Features (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Icons);
  4. Find programs possibly related to CloudScout;
  5. Click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

windows 8 logoWindows 8:

  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search (If you’re using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then click Search.);
  2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then tap or click Control Panel;
  3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then tap or click Programs and features;
  4. Find programs possibly related to CloudScout;
  5. Tap or click the program, and then tap or click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

windows xp logoWindows XP:

  1. Click Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Double-click Add or Remove Programs;
  4. Find programs possibly related to CloudScout and Click it;
  5. Click to Remove;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Conclusion

CloudScout – is a nasty adware, that poses as protect program. It annoys user with ads and may be the reason of troubles in future. Remove CloudScout as soon as possible.

Author: Olga Karpuk

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