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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,162
United States Rank #13,398
Reach 0.0209%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.48 days
357.08 days >
Average installed length: 187.62 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
5.35 0.68%
5.32 0.34%
5.28 1.36%
5.27 0.68%
5.25 3.06%
5.22 0.68%
5.20 2.72%
5.16 1.36%
5.15 1.36%
5.12 1.70%
5.11 3.74%
5.10 0.68%
5.05 2.38%
5.02 2.38%
5.01 5.44%
5.00 0.68%
4.81 13.95%
4.80 2.38%
4.75 6.46%
4.70 4.42%
4.65 3.74%
4.64 3.06%
4.63 1.02%
4.62 1.36%
4.60 0.68%
4.50 8.16%
4.10 12.24%
4.05 5.44%
4.0 3.06%
3.53 4.76%

Typically installed together

Other programs by FinePrint Software

pdfFactory

What is pdfFactory?  (from FinePrint Software)

Award-winning, intuitive PDF creation at a reasonable price. Instant PDFs from any software: One-click PDF creation. Combine multiple documents into one PDF: Even from multiple sources.

Overview

pdfFactory is a program developed by FinePrint Software. The most used version is 4.81, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software installer includes 42 files and is usually about 43.34 MB (45,445,890 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 44% of users of pdfFactory come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: fineprint.com
Installation folder: C:\windows\syswow64\spool\drivers\w32x86\3
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\system32\spool\DRIVERS\W32X86\3\fppinst4.exe /uninstall
Estimated size: 43.34 MB

Program filesFiles installed by pdfFactory

  • dlciDR5C.DLL (by Lexmark International) - Windows 2K/XP Printer Driver (Windows XP Printer Driver)
  • dlciUI5C.DLL (by Lexmark International) - Printer Driver User Interface Library
  • dlcisk0.dll - Skin Dynamic Link Library (Skin DLL)
  • dlcisk1.dll
  • dlcisk2.dll
  • dlciprpb.dll - PROP bitmap resource DLL
  • dlciinsb.dll - INS bitmap resource DLL
  • dlcijswb.dll - JSW bitmap resource DLL
  • dlcilpab.dll - LPA bitmap resource DLL
  • dlcipswb.dll - PSW bitmap resource DLL
  • dlcicub.dll - CU bitmap resource DLL
  • dlciflib.dll - Host Print Engine (Support Library for the HPE)
  • dlcihpec.dll - Common Library for the HPE
  • dlcihpeh.dll - Printhead Specific Library for the HPE
  • dlcihpep.dll - Mechanism Specific Library for the HPE
  • dlciprpr.dll - Prop resource DLL
  • dlciinsr.dll - Ins resource DLL
  • dlcijswr.dll - Jsw resource DLL
  • dlcilpar.dll - Lpa resource DLL
  • dlcipswr.dll - Psw resource DLL
  • dlcicur.dll - Cu resource DLL
  • dlcicomx.dll - Inkjet Printer (COMX Dynamic Link Library)
  • dlcijswx.exe - Job Status Window Interface
  • dlcippx.dll - Print Processor Interface
  • dlcipswx.exe - Printer Status Window Interface
  • dlcitsfw.dll - Touchstone (Touchstone Framework)
  • dlciprp.dll - prop DLL
  • dlciins.dll - ins DLL
  • dlcijsw.dll - jsw DLL
  • dlcilpa.dll - lpa DLL
  • dlcipsw.dll - psw DLL
  • dlciunst.exe - hwdunst (Hardware Uninstaller)
  • dlcicfg.dll - config
  • dlcicu.dll - Cu DLL
  • dlciasnc.dll
  • dlcidrec.dll - Data Recorder
  • dlciretv.dll - Retriever DLL
  • dlciserv.exe - Service Executable
  • dlcitime.dll - Timer DLL
  • dlcitime.exe - Time Executable
  • dlciuldr.dll - Uploader DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • dlcitime.dll is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DLCICATS' which loads as rundll32 C:\Windows\SysWOW64\spool\DRIVERS\W32X86\3\DLCItime.dll,[email protected].

How do I remove pdfFactory?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.69%
Windows 8 23.81%
Windows XP 4.76%
Windows Vista 3.74%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 28.23%
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.27%
Windows 8.1 8.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.78%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.35% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.35%
  Germany 11.30%
  United Kingdom 7.63%
  Canada 3.39%
  Israel 2.26%
  Czech Republic 2.26%
  Brazil 1.69%
  Finland 1.69%
  Italy 1.41%
  Saudi Arabia 1.41%
  DZ 1.41%
  India 1.41%
  MA 1.13%
  France 1.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.05%
Hewlett-Packard 24.74%
Acer 8.42%
ASUS 7.37%
Toshiba 6.84%
GIGABYTE 6.32%
Lenovo 5.26%
Intel 3.68%
Samsung 3.68%
Medion 1.05%
Sahara 1.05%
Sony 0.53%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 780 3.33%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.33%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.50%
Dell Latitude E5500 2.50%
Dell Inspiron N7010 1.67%
Dell Latitude E6520 1.67%

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