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PDF Essentials


PDF Essentials is a software program developed by Docudesk. 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 primary executable is named deskunpdf3.exe. The setup package generally installs about 50 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 80% of users of PDF Essentials come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Singapore.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.docudesk.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Docudesk\deskUNPDF3
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{C5338EDB-BC76-4115-B7B3-4B8228678FED}\deskUNPDF3.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE

Program filesFiles installed by PDF Essentials

Program executable:deskunpdf3.exe
Additional files:
  • deskUNPDF.exe - Docudesk deskUNPDF Standard
  • deskPDF25Pro-Setup.exe - deskPDF 2.5 Professional
  • awt.dll (by Sun Microsystems) - Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U12 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • axbridge.dll (by Sun Microsystems) - ActiveX Bridge for JavaBeans(TM)
  • cmm.dll (by Eastman Kodak Company) - KODAK DIGITAL SCIENCE Java CMM
  • com.docudesk.nativeimage.dll
  • dcpr.dll
  • deploy.dll - Java(TM) Deployment Library
  • deploytk.dll
  • dt_shmem.dll
  • dt_socket.dll
  • fontmanager.dll
  • freetype.dll
  • hpi.dll
  • hprof.dll
  • instrument.dll
  • ioser12.dll
  • j2pcsc.dll
  • j2pkcs11.dll
  • jaas_nt.dll
  • java.dll
  • java.exe
  • javacpl.exe - Java(TM) Control Panel
  • java-rmi.exe
  • mlib_jai.dll
  • mlib_jai_mmx.dll
  • mlib_jai_util.dll
  • msvcr80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • osnative.dll
  • swt-gdip-win32-3325.dll (by Eclipse Foundation) - Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT for Windows native library)
  • swt-win32-3325.dll (by Eclipse Foundation)
  • zlib1.dll (by Zlib) - Zlib (Zlib: general purpose data compression / decompression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • deskUNPDF.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9DE60141-94BB-4C67-96C1-9009C765926F}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove PDF Essentials?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 8 9%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.64%
Windows Vista 27.27%
Windows 8 9.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.36%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 27.27%
Windows 7 Professional 18.18%
Windows 10 Pro 9.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  United Kingdom 8.00%
  Singapore 4.00%
  Australia 4.00%
  Canada 4.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Dell 20.00%
Acer 20.00%
Apple 10.00%
Alienware 10.00%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 11.11%
Hewlett-Packard G5460uk 11.11%
Apple Inc. MacBookPro8,1 11.11%
Acer Aspire 4830T 11.11%
HP-Pavilion KQ489AA-ABA s... 11.11%
Dell Studio 540 11.11%


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