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What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,281
United States Rank #1,176
Reach 0.5373%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 28.24 days
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Average installed length: 437.75 days

CutePDF Writer 2.8

What is CutePDF Writer?  (from GlobalSCAPE)

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 is the free version of commercial PDF converter software. CutePDF Writer installs itself as a "printer subsystem". This enables virtually any ...  Read more


CutePDF Writer 2.8 is a program developed by GlobalSCAPE. The main program executable is CPWSave.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 5.3 MB (5,554,242 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 53% of users of CutePDF Writer come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cutepdf.com/products/cutepdf/writer.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\acro software\cutepdf writer
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Acro Software\CutePDF Writer\uninscpw.exe
Estimated size: 5.3 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CutePDF Writer 2.8

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

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 2.8, 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) 70%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.24%
Windows XP 9.35%
Windows 10 9.28%
Windows Vista 7.02%
Windows Server 2003 0.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.51%
Windows 7 Professional 22.47%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.21%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.29%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.21%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.74% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.74%
  United Kingdom 4.93%
  Canada 4.19%
  Brazil 4.13%
  Australia 3.14%
  Italy 2.47%
  Netherlands 2.13%
  France 2.08%
  India 2.03%
  Belgium 1.67%
  Sweden 1.53%
  Spain 1.11%
  DK 1.10%
  Israel 1.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 34.64%
Hewlett-Packard 25.81%
Acer 11.95%
Toshiba 6.15%
ASUS 5.62%
Intel 3.27%
Samsung 2.00%
Lenovo 1.70%
American Megatrends 1.05%
Sahara 0.73%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 NoteBook ... 8.29%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.08%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.65%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.47%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.00%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.00%

About GlobalSCAPE

GlobalSCAPE is a software company whose products are considered part of the managed file transfer category and are aimed at helping businesses and individuals safely send sensitive information over the Internet, including corporate and financial data, medical records, and customer information.
Publisher URL: www.globalscape.com


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