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1.0.38 71.43%
1.0.37 28.57%

Novus PDF


Novus PDF is a program developed by BCG Software. The most used version is 1.0.38, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 74.32 MB (77,934,782 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 42% of users of Novus PDF come from the United States, it is also popular in JO and TN.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Novus PDF\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{B92C4E2A-D1E8-4F7E-92CB-578E8043BCA3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 74.32 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Novus PDF

  • ConversionService.exe - ConversionService (PDF Conversion Service)
  • PDFIEPlugin.dll - Novus PDF Toolbar
  • AxPDFReader.dll - Novus PDF Reader
  • Novus PDF.exe - Novus PDF (Novus PDF Application)
  • ContextMenuExt.dll
  • PDFIEHelper.dll
  • PDFPreviewer.dll
  • PDFServerEngine.exe
  • PreviewerSurrogate.exe
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • ps2pdf.exe (by VeryDOC) - VeryDOC PSTools
  • FdfTk.dll (by Adobe Systems) - FdfTk (FDF Toolkit)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • ContextMenuExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'NovusPDFExtension' with a class of {5BFA2765-6C23-4018-8262-A04F0D33DFEB}.
Internet Explorer BHO
  • PDFIEHelper.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Novus PDF Helper' with the class of {63F649B9-9E46-4928-AE4F-68729B2F1AC0}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • PDFIEPlugin.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Novus PDF Toolbar' with the class of {FEE306A4-BA16-4eb2-90CD-1C104E73566A}.
  • ConversionService.exe runs as a service named 'Novus PDF Service' (Novus PDF Service).

How do I remove Novus PDF?

Quickly and completely remove Novus 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 Novus 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 Novus 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 Novus PDF.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Novus PDF you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win Vista (SP2) 14%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.71%
Windows Vista 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 28.57%
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.57%
Windows 7 Starter 14.29%
Windows Vista Business 14.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.67%
  JO 25.00%
  TN 8.33%
  RS 8.33%
  Mexico 8.33%
  Egypt 8.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 57.14%
Hewlett-Packard 42.86%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A300 28.57%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 14.29%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 14.29%
HP 2133 14.29%
Compaq-Presario WN226AA-A... 14.29%


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