What is cloudctl.exe and how to fix cloudctl.exe ?

What is cloudctl.exe file ?


Most antivirus programs identify cloudctl.exe as malware—e.g. Sophos identifies it as Generic PUA MH (PUA), and BitDefender identifies it as Trojan.Agent.DEAX.

Follow steps bellow to try fix the problem with cloudctl.exe

1. Use cleanmgr

To run the command cleanmgr :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box , followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command cleanmgr and press Enter.

2. Use sfc /scannow

To run the command sfc /scannow :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command sfc /scannow and press Enter.

3. uninstalling programs :

To uninstall unnecessary programs :
Open the Start menu (Press Windows key + X) .
Click the first menu item Programs and Features.
Search unnecessary programs in the list of installed programs, .
Click the software you want to uninstall.

4. using msconfig

To run the command msconfig :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command msconfig and press Enter.

5. Automatic Update

To run the command wuauclt /ShowWindowsUpdate:
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command wuauclt /ShowWindowsUpdate and press Enter.

6. Use resmon command

To run the command resmon :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command resmon and press Enter.

7. use DISM.exe

To run the command DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth and press Enter.


cloudctl.exe descriptions


Cloudctl.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Cloudctl.exe is located in a subfolder of the user’s profile folder or sometimes in a subfolder of “C:Program Files”—generally C:UsersUSERNAMEAppDataRoamingCloudCTL.;The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 655,160 bytes.;The process has no file description. The program is not visible. The file has a digital signature. It is not a Windows system file. The app is launched periodically by the Windows Task Scheduler. The software listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet.;Therefore the technical security rating is 91% dangerous.;Uninstalling this variant;You have the option to completely remove Browser Assistant (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).