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Foxit PDF Creator

What is Foxit PDF Creator?  (from Foxit)

Many PDF creation tools break text contents into individual characters, causing some performance issues for displaying and processing. Foxit PDF Creator groups texts with similar "display attributes" together, which improves performance when the PDF gets displayed or processed. Many PDF creation tools adopt a two phase...  Read more


Foxit PDF Creator is a software program developed by Foxit. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named funcreator.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 1.57 MB (1,646,898 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 34% of users of Foxit PDF Creator come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.foxitsoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\foxit software\pdf creator
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Foxit Software\PDF Creator\FPC_Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.57 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Foxit PDF Creator

Program executable:funcreator.exe
Additional files:
  • fpc_wordaddin.dll - Foxit Phantom Printer: Reliable, Affordable, Efficient (Foxit Phantom Printer: Word Plugin)
  • FPC_Uninstall.exe - Foxit PDF Creator: Reliable, Affordable, Efficient (Foxit PDF Creator: FPC_Uninstall)
  • Registration.exe - Foxit PDF Creator: Registration
  • uninstall.exe
  • Foxit_PDF_Creator_Installer_Win.exe
  • Foxit_PDF_Creator_UnInstaller_Win.exe - Creator Setup (Uninstallation: Smallest)
  • foxit_pdf_printer_installer.dll - Foxit Installation: smallest (Foxit PDF Creator: Installation)
  • vpr_drv.dll - Foxit PDF Creator: Virtual Printer Driver
  • vpr_ui.dll - Foxit PDF Creator: Printer Configuration Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • FPC_Uninstall.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'FPCUninstall' which loads as C:\Program Files\Foxit Software\PDF Creator\FPC_Uninstall.exe Continue.

How do I remove Foxit PDF Creator?

Quickly and completely remove Foxit PDF Creator from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Foxit PDF Creator 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Foxit PDF Creator, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Foxit PDF Creator.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 46%
Keep it 54%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 46.59%
Windows 7 36.36%
Windows Vista 9.09%
Windows 8 6.82%
Windows Server 2003 1.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 47.13%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.24%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.64%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.90%
Windows 7 Professional 5.75%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 2.30%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.00%
  Italy 9.00%
  Germany 8.00%
  Canada 5.00%
  India 4.00%
  France 3.00%
  Thailand 2.00%
  Belgium 2.00%
  Australia 2.00%
  Mexico 2.00%
  Philippines 2.00%
  Spain 2.00%
  Israel 2.00%
  United Arab Emirates 2.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.73%
Hewlett-Packard 21.21%
Acer 15.15%
American Megatrends 10.61%
Intel 10.61%
Toshiba 6.06%
Sahara 3.03%
ASUS 1.52%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 2.86%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 2.86%
Micro-Star MS-7529 2.86%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 2.86%
z945c z945c010 1.43%
VIA K7VM2 1.43%

About Foxit

Foxit Corporation focuses on providing application solutions for reading, generating, organizing, and securing PDF documents.
Publisher URL: www.foxitsoftware.com


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