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Should I remove Adobe Reader 64-bit fixes?

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3% remove it97% keep it
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Average installed length: 509.61 days

Adobe Reader 64-bit fixes

What is Adobe Reader 64-bit fixes?  (from Leo Davidson)

Adobe Reader's ability to generate thumbnails for Windows Explorer, File-%3EOpen/Save dialogs, etc. is still broken, out of the box, on 64-bit systems. This is because Adobe still haven't produced a 64-bit version of their thumbnail generator. Adobe Reader comes with Adobe's PDF preview handler but the installer had a...  Read more


Adobe Reader 64-bit fixes is a software program developed by Leo Davidson. The primary executable is named Adobe Reader preview handler x64 fixer.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 3.06 MB (3,205,350 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 39% of users of Adobe Reader 64-bit fixes come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pretentiousname.com/adobe_pdf_x64_fix
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Adobe Reader 64-bit fixes\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Adobe Reader 64-bit fixes\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 3.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Adobe Reader 64-bit fixes

Program executable:Adobe Reader preview handler x64 fixer.exe
Name:Adobe Reader preview handler x64 fixer
Path:C:\Program Files\Adobe Reader 64-bit fixes\Adobe Reader preview handler x64 fixer.exe
Additional files:
  • Thumbridge.exe (by www.PretentiousName.com) - 32/64-bit Thumbnail Bridge
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • Adobe Reader preview handler x64 fixer.exe (by www.pretentiousname.com) - Adobe Reader preview handler x64 fixer
  • Thumbridge32.dll (by www.PretentiousName.com)
  • Thumbridge64.dll

How do I remove Adobe Reader 64-bit fixes?

You can uninstall Adobe Reader 64-bit fixes 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Adobe Reader 64-bit fixes, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Adobe Reader 64-bit fixes.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 8.1 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.14%
Windows 10 37.17%
Windows Vista 0.62%
Windows XP 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.83%
Windows 7 Professional 20.21%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.83%
Windows 10 Pro 8.21%
Windows 8.1 6.69%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.62%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.75% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.75%
  Italy 7.92%
  France 6.11%
  Germany 5.93%
  United Kingdom 4.78%
  Canada 3.26%
  Australia 3.20%
  Japan 3.02%
  Spain 1.87%
  DK 1.63%
  Austria 1.51%
  Netherlands 1.45%
  Brazil 1.21%
  India 1.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.03%
Dell 25.26%
ASUS 11.67%
Acer 10.90%
Toshiba 4.74%
Lenovo 4.36%
Samsung 2.31%
Intel 1.54%
Medion 1.41%
Alienware 0.90%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.41%
ASUS All Series 5.98%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.70%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.13%
Dell XPS 8300 1.99%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 1.99%


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