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Should I remove Soda PDF 2012 - PRE-REGISTERED?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
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VersionDistribution 100.00%



Soda PDF 2012 - PRE-REGISTERED is a program developed by LULU Software. 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 25 files and is usually about 93.99 MB (98,554,481 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 50% of users of Soda PDF 2012 - PRE-REGISTERED come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Soda PDF 2012\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{F5CEE5AC-67BD-44F4-B0AF-2D8B99B450D3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 93.99 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Soda PDF 2012 - PRE-REGISTERED

  • ContextMenuExt.dll - Soda PDF 2012 Shell Extension
  • PDFServerEngine.exe - Soda PDF 2012 Server Engine
  • PDFPreviewer.dll - Soda PDF 2012 Previewer
  • PreviewerSurrogate.exe
  • AxPDFReader.dll - Soda PDF 2012 ActiveX
  • PDFIEPlugin.dll - Soda PDF 2012 Toolbar
  • ConversionService.exe - ConversionService (Soda PDF 2012 Conversion Service)
  • PDFIEHelper.dll - Soda PDF Helper
  • HelperService.exe - Helper Service (Soda PDF 2012 Helper Service)
  • ConversionServiceProxyDll.dll - Soda PDF 2012 (Soda PDF 2012 Conversion Service Proxy Module)
  • GettingStarted.dll - Soda PDF 2012 Getting Started
  • Graphics.dll
  • GuiFramework.dll
  • HtmlGUI.dll - Soda PDF 2012 HtmlGUI Module
  • ps2pdf.exe
  • Soda PDF 2012.exe - Soda PDF 2012 Application
  • Translator.dll - Soda PDF 2012 Translator Module
  • TwainWrapper.dll
  • 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)
  • FdfTk.dll (by Adobe Systems) - FdfTk (FDF Toolkit)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • ContextMenuExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'SodaPDFExtension' with a class of {5477fca3-91ce-419b-82df-bc8b5f9dc6b7}.
Internet Explorer BHO
  • PDFIEHelper.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Soda PDF 2012 Helper' with the class of {ebe8b562-cba0-40d8-b920-af7cfe0c9d94}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • PDFIEPlugin.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Soda PDF 2012 Toolbar' with the class of {a8c9d542-fd91-4834-a2e8-adb9ae692b8b}.
2 Services
  • HelperService.exe runs as a service named 'Soda PDF 2012 Helper Service' (Soda PDF 2012 Helper Service).
  • ConversionService.exe runs as a service named 'Soda PDF 2012 Service' (Soda PDF 2012 Service).

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Or, you can uninstall Soda PDF 2012 - PRE-REGISTERED 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 Soda PDF 2012 - PRE-REGISTERED, 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 Soda PDF 2012 - PRE-REGISTERED.

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Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 8 50%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 8 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 10 Home 16.67%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%
Windows 8 Pro 16.67%
Windows 8.1 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Italy 40.00%
  United Kingdom 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Sony 25.00%
Common models
Sony VPCJ11M1E 16.67%
HP ProBook 6570b 16.67%
HP G62 Notebook PC 16.67%
Gigabyte GA-870A-USB3 16.67%
ASUSTeK CM6340 16.67%

About (from LULU Software)

LULU SOFTWARE creates simple and hard-working software for your PC. We appreciate that for most people technology is a headache — they just want it to work.
Publisher URL: lulusoftware.com


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