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Lightning PDF

What is Lightning PDF?  (from NCH Software)

Lightning PDF is the complete PDF alternative to Adobe® Acrobat® and comes packed with new features to make it even easier to work with PDF files. Use One-Click creation tools integrated with Microsoft® Office, create optimized PDF files from any Windows application and easily produce 100% industry-standard PDF files t...  Read more


Lightning PDF is a software program developed by NCH Software. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 1.15 MB (1,201,941 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 70% of users of Lightning PDF come from the United States, it is also popular in Belgium and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nchsoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\nch software\lightningpdf
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\NCH Software\LightningPDF\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 1.15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Lightning PDF

  • lightningpdf.exe - Lightning PDF
  • printpdfsetup[1]_v1.00.exe
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • lightningpdf.exe is scheduled as a task named 'lightningpdfShakeIcon' (Next runs on 01/01/0001 at 00:00).

How do I remove Lightning PDF?

Quickly and completely remove Lightning PDF from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Lightning PDF 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 Lightning PDF, 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 Lightning PDF.

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win XP 20%
Uninstall it 42%
Keep it 58%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 80.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.00%
  Belgium 10.00%
  United Kingdom 10.00%
  Israel 10.00%

About NCH Software

NCH is a software development company tat primarily sells to individuals via their website.
Publisher URL: www.nchsoftware.com


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