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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,144
United States Rank #1,047
Reach 0.6048%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.59 days
696.03 days >
Average installed length: 365.71 days


3.0 99.99%
2.9 0.01%

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CutePDF Writer 3.0

What is CutePDF Writer?  (from CutePDF.com)

Portable Document Format (PDF) is the de facto standard for the secure and reliable distribution and exchange of electronic documents and forms around the world. CutePDF Writer (formerly CutePDF Printer) is the free version of commercial PDF creation software. CutePDF Writer installs itself as a printer subsystem. This...  Read more


CutePDF Writer 3.0 is a software program developed by CutePDF.com. The most common release is 3.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named uninscpw.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 1.57 MB (1,644,947 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 55% of users of CutePDF Writer come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\acro software\cutepdf writer
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Acro Software\CutePDF Writer\Setup64.exe /uninstall
Estimated size: 1.57 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CutePDF Writer 3.0

Program executable:uninscpw.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\acro software\cutepdf writer\uninscpw.exe
Additional files:
  • CPWSave.exe (by Acro Software) - CutePDF Application

How do I remove CutePDF Writer?

You can uninstall CutePDF Writer 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 CutePDF Writer 3.0, 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 CutePDF Writer.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.19%
Windows 10 30.19%
Windows XP 5.20%
Windows Vista 3.37%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.89%
Windows 7 Professional 20.84%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.54%
Windows 8.1 8.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.13%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.58%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.58% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.58%
  Brazil 5.26%
  United Kingdom 4.73%
  Canada 3.63%
  Australia 2.86%
  Netherlands 2.33%
  Italy 2.20%
  India 1.93%
  DK 1.58%
  France 1.57%
  Sweden 1.39%
  Belgium 1.31%
  South Africa 0.98%
  Israel 0.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.11%
Hewlett-Packard 26.91%
Acer 12.44%
ASUS 10.51%
Toshiba 5.76%
Samsung 4.87%
Lenovo 3.54%
Intel 2.02%
American Megatrends 0.64%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.43%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.57%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.58%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.04%
ASUS All Series 2.71%
Dell XPS 8500 2.02%


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