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CopySafe PDF Reader

What is CopySafe PDF Reader?  (from ArtistScope)

CopySafe PDF Reader is a free secure PDF reader for copy protected PDF documents. It was specially designed to protect PDF documents from all methods of copy and reproduction. CopySafe PDF is the most secure PDF reader for distributing copy-protected PDF files and is also the only solution that can protect PDFs from a...  Read more


CopySafe PDF Reader is a software program developed by ArtistScope. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named CSPDFreader.exe. The setup package generally installs about 35 files and is usually about 25.85 MB (27,109,740 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 33% of users of CopySafe PDF Reader come from the United States, it is also popular in Philippines and Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.artistscope.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CopySafe PDF Reader
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\CopySafe PDF Reader\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\CopySafe PDF Reader\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 25.85 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CopySafe PDF Reader

Program executable:CSPDFreader.exe
Name:CopySafe PDF Reader
Path:C:\Program Files\CopySafe PDF Reader\CSPDFreader.exe
Additional files:
  • npArtistScopeDRM.dll - ArtistScope DRM Plugin
  • CSPDFreader.exe - CopySafe PDF Reader
  • CSPDFreader0004.dll - Chinese (Simplified) language pack
  • CSPDFreader0007.dll - German language pack
  • CSPDFreader000c.dll - French language pack
  • CSPDFreader000e.dll - Hungarian language pack
  • CSPDFreader0016.dll - CopySafe PDF Reader Portuguese language pack
  • CSPDFreader002a.dll - Vietnamese language pack
  • CSPDFreader0404.dll - Chinese (Traditional) language pack
  • CSPDFreader0405.dll - Czech language pack
  • CSPDFreader0408.dll - Greek language pack
  • CSPDFreader040d.dll - Hebrew (Israel) language pack
  • CSPDFreader0410.dll - Italian (Italy) language pack
  • CSPDFreader0411.dll - Japanese language pack
  • CSPDFreader0412.dll - Korean language pack
  • CSPDFreader0413.dll - Dutch (Netherlands) language pack
  • CSPDFreader0415.dll - Polish language pack
  • CSPDFreader0416.dll - Portuguese (Brazil) language pack
  • CSPDFreader0419.dll - Russian language pack
  • CSPDFreader041a.dll - Croatian (Croatia) language pack
  • CSPDFreader041e.dll - Thai language pack
  • CSPDFreader041f.dll - Turkish language pack
  • CSPDFreader0421.dll - Indonesian language pack
  • CSPDFreader0439.dll - Hindi (India) language pack
  • CSPDFreader043e.dll - Malay (Malaysia) language pack
  • CSPDFreader0464.dll - Filipino (Philippines) language pack
  • CSPDFreader0816.dll - Portuguese (Portugal) language pack
  • CSPDFreader0c01.dll - Arabic (Egyptian) language pack
  • CSPDFreader0c0a.dll - Spanish language pack
  • npPDFReaderWeb.dll - CopySafe PDF Reader v3.0.5
  • CSPDF03.dll - CopySafe PDF (CopySafePDF)
  • CSPDF03.ocx - CopySafe PDF Interface Object
  • PDFViewDisplayPlus02.dll - Copysafe PDF (Copysafe PDF Resource)
  • wp_type1ttf.dll (by WPCubed GmbH) - wp_type1-Library (TTF and Type1 Library for WPViewPDF by WPCubed GmbH)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Google Chrome Plugins
  • npPDFReaderWeb.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npPDFReaderWeb.dll'.
  • npArtistScopeDRM.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npArtistScopeDRM.dll'.
2 Mozilla Plugins
  • npPDFReaderWeb.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'CopySafe PDF Reader' with a plugin key of '@artistscope.com/PDFReaderWeb' for all users of the PC.
  • npArtistScopeDRM.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'ArtistScope DRM Plugin' with a plugin key of '@artistscope.com/DRMPlugin' for all users of the PC.

How do I remove CopySafe PDF Reader?

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

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by CopySafe PDF Reader you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win XP 2%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 81.25%
Windows 8 14.06%
Windows Vista 3.13%
Windows XP 1.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.69%
Windows 7 Professional 23.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.19%
Windows 8 Single Language 6.25%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.69%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.89%
  Philippines 17.11%
  Iran 5.26%
  Germany 5.26%
  Belgium 2.63%
  UA 2.63%
  Spain 2.63%
  Australia 2.63%
  Russia 2.63%
  Singapore 2.63%
  Portugal 1.32%
  United Arab Emirates 1.32%
  Italy 1.32%
  Saudi Arabia 1.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 19.61%
Acer 19.61%
ASUS 17.65%
Lenovo 11.76%
Sony 11.76%
Dell 9.80%
Toshiba 3.92%
Apple 1.96%
Medion 1.96%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.51%
Sony SVE1513ACNB 3.51%
ASUSTeK S400CA 3.51%
ASUS All Series 1.75%
Acer Aspire V5-122P 1.75%


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