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Should I remove PDF Converter Packages?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
88% remove it12% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,013
United States Rank #27,445
Reach 0.0151%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.26 days
804.11 days >
Average installed length: 422.50 days

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PDF Converter Packages

What is PDF Converter Packages?

PDF Converter Packages bundle distributed through the InstallCore download manager. These packages may be ad-supported that include the original program as well as the included advertiser software which in some cases may include adware. This particular software is just an uninstaller that is designed to remove the bundled programs.

Form the publisher - "The downloader manages the entire download process of your software from start to finish. If any offers are accepted, the download manager will include a bundle uninstaller (named "[downloadname] Packages") that will help uninstall all the offers that were included with the download as a group instead of individually. We're able to offer free software because we are advertiser supported. When you download software, it gives our advertisers a chance to speak to you."

About  (from installCore)

During the installation process, the software may collect certain non-personally identifiable information about you, such as country, language, version ID, setup ID, affiliate IDs, and installation date. Other than this information the software will not collect nor maintain any other personally or non-personally identi...  Read more
Overview
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in PDF Converter Packages.
uninstaller.exe (171a88a7d490d1cd9f5a1401f8bc3415) has been flagged by the following 8 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Avira AntiVir 7.11.105.176 ADWARE/InstallCore.Gen
Baidu-International 4.0.3.14126 Trojan.Win32.Agent.peo
Comodo Security 17038 UnclassifiedMalware
Dr.Web 9.0.0.026 Trojan.Packed.194
ESET-NOD32 8.8869 a variant of Win32/InstallCore.AZ
F-Prot v6.4.7.1.166 W32/InstallCore.W2.gen
Rising Antivirus 23.00.65.14124 Trojan.Win32.Generic.14BE36BF
VIPRE Antivirus 22042 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
PDF Converter Packages has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.installcore.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\pdf converter packages
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\PDF Converter Packages\uninstaller.exe /Uninstall /NM="PDF Converter Packages" /AN="" /MBN="PDF Converter Packages"
Estimated size: 1.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PDF Converter Packages

Program executable:uninstaller.exe (Malware detected)
Name:Internet application
Internet application Setup
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\pdf converter packages\uninstaller.exe
MD5:171a88a7d490d1cd9f5a1401f8bc3415

How do I remove PDF Converter Packages?

Quickly and completely remove PDF Converter Packages from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall PDF Converter Packages 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 PDF Converter Packages, 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 PDF Converter Packages.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.
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USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 88%
Keep it 12%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#18,013
 
REACH
~0.02%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.70%
Windows XP 14.15%
Windows 8 8.49%
Windows Vista 5.66%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.60%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.22%
Windows 7 Professional 13.74%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.80%
Windows 7 Home Basic 9.95%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

17.19% of installs come from India
Which countries install it?
  India 17.19%
  Italy 16.74%
  United States 16.29%
  France 7.69%
  Brazil 6.79%
  Netherlands 5.43%
  Germany 5.43%
  United Kingdom 4.07%
  Russia 2.71%
  Japan 2.71%
  Spain 2.26%
  DK 1.81%
  Turkey 1.81%
  United Arab Emirates 1.36%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.78%
Dell 23.81%
Acer 15.87%
ASUS 8.73%
Toshiba 7.94%
GIGABYTE 3.97%
Samsung 3.97%
Lenovo 3.97%
Intel 2.38%
Medion 1.59%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.31%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.60%
ASUSTeK K53SC 1.80%
Dell Inspiron 5520 1.80%
Dell Inspiron N4030 1.80%
Dell Inspiron N5010 1.80%

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