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Should I remove Soda PDF 6 Review Module?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,513
United States Rank #20,635
Reach 0.0346%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 98.07 days
636.82 days >
Average installed length: 334.60 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.4.8.18629 12.11%
6.3.11.17698 1.45%
6.3.8.17473 0.97%
6.3.5.17130 0.24%
6.2.3.16550 1.94%
6.2.2.15995 2.42%
6.2.1.15816 0.24%
6.1.8.15098 64.65%
6.1.4.14706 0.48%
6.1.1.14505 11.14%
6.0.5.13783 3.15%
6.0.4.13528 0.97%
6.0.1.13334 0.24%

Soda PDF 6 Review Module

What is Soda PDF 6 Review Module?  (from LULU Software)

Open, read, create and print PDF documents quickly and easily and use our patent-pending 3D technology to flip the pages of any PDF, CBR and CBZ file on screen like you would with a real book.

Overview

Soda PDF 6 Review Module is a software program developed by LULU Software. The most common release is 6.1.8.15098, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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. 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named creator-ws.exe. The setup package generally installs about 77 files and is usually about 133.76 MB (140,261,065 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 70% of users of Soda PDF 6 Review Module come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lulusoftware.com/Products.aspx?lang=en
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Soda PDF 6\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{B009171E-A997-4BC6-991E-9C06D900C10A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 133.76 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Soda PDF 6 Review Module

Program executable:creator-ws.exe
Name:Soda PDF 6
Path:C:\Program Files\Soda PDF 6\creator-ws.exe
MD5:213491a1f522b6fb10074cb8cad4644e
Additional files:
  • atom.dll - Soda® PDF 6
  • ax-pdf-viewer.dll
  • bl.dll
  • bl-commands.dll
  • bl-commands-manager.dll
  • bl-controllers.dll
  • bl-creator-module.dll
  • bl-edit.dll
  • bl-edit-module.dll
  • bl-forms-module.dll
  • bl-insert-module.dll
  • bl-javascript.dll
  • bl-models.dll
  • bl-ocr-module.dll
  • bl-review-module.dll
  • bl-scan.dll
  • bl-secure-module.dll
  • bl-service-provider.dll
  • bl-sign.dll
  • bl-task-executer.dll
  • bl-task-factory.dll
  • bl-views.dll
  • brand.dll
  • crash-handler.dll
  • crash-handler-app.exe
  • crash-handler-ws.exe
  • creator-app.exe
  • creator-context-menu.dll
  • creator-excel-plugin.dll
  • creator-ie-helper.dll
  • creator-ie-plugin.dll
  • creator-outlook-plugin.dll
  • creator-powerpoint-plugin.dll
  • creator-publisher-plugin.dll
  • creator-so.dll
  • creator-word-plugin.dll
  • ebook2pdf.dll
  • encoding-conversion.dll
  • Graphics.dll
  • graphics-service.dll
  • ie-pdf-previewer.dll
  • installer-so.dll
  • localization-service.dll
  • notification-service.dll
  • np-previewer.dll
  • creator-proxy-dll.dll - Soda PDF 6 (LULU Software Creator Service Proxy Module)
  • ns-activation.dll
  • pdf2excel.dll
  • pdf2html.dll
  • pdf2image.dll
  • pdf2text.dll
  • pdf2word.dll
  • pdmodel.dll
  • pdrender.dll
  • plugins-manager.dll
  • plugins-manager-provider.dll
  • preview-handler.dll
  • printer-installer.dll
  • printer-installer-app.exe
  • root-service-provider.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • creator-context-menu.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'PDFManagerExt' with a class of {038FD367-8736-41AA-99F2-25F717F3367D}.
Google Chrome Plugin
  • np-previewer.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'np-previewer.dll'.
Internet Explorer BHO
  • creator-ie-helper.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Soda PDF 6 Helper' with the class of {ACEC6276-3D7B-4AA9-BE79-23520A23026D}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • creator-ie-plugin.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Soda PDF 6 Toolbar' with the class of {35251526-B7A4-44E4-8B2E-FD62AE267B82}.
Mozilla Plugin
  • np-previewer.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Soda PDF 6' with a plugin key of 'Soda PDF 6' for all users of the PC.
Scheduled Task
  • Soda PDF 6.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Soda PDF 6'.
3 Services
  • creator-ws.exe runs as a service named 'Soda PDF 6 Creator' (Soda PDF 6 Creator).
  • crash-handler-ws.exe runs as a service named 'LULU Software CrashHandler' (LULU Software CrashHandler).
  • creator-so.dll runs as a service named 'Soda PDF 6 Creator' (Soda PDF 6 Creator).

How do I remove Soda PDF 6 Review Module?

Quickly and completely remove Soda PDF 6 Review Module from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Soda PDF 6 Review Module 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 6 Review Module, 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 6 Review Module.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Soda PDF 6 Review Module you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 1%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.53%
Windows 8 29.71%
Windows Vista 3.86%
Windows XP 2.90%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.58%
Windows 8.1 18.16%
Windows 7 Professional 11.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.02%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.30%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.39%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.41% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 70.41%
  United States 13.84%
  Austria 2.63%
  United Kingdom 1.91%
  France 1.67%
  Italy 1.67%
  Canada 1.19%
  Netherlands 1.19%
  Australia 0.72%
  Spain 0.72%
  India 0.72%
  Poland 0.48%
  United Arab Emirates 0.24%
  Iran 0.24%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 33.87%
Acer 15.32%
Hewlett-Packard 12.90%
Dell 11.29%
ASUS 8.47%
GIGABYTE 6.45%
Samsung 3.63%
Lenovo 3.23%
Toshiba 2.82%
Intel 2.02%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 7.30%
MEDION MS-7797 3.37%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.81%
MEDIONPC MS-7707 2.81%
MEDIONPC MS-7646 2.81%
ASUS All Series 2.81%

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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