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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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2.8.0 12.50%
2.8 62.50%
2.7 12.50%

CutePDF Writer

What is CutePDF Writer?  (from Acro Software)

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 is a software program developed by Acro Software. The most common release is 2.8, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named cpwsave.exe. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 9.31 MB (9,763,832 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 64% of users of CutePDF Writer come from the United States, it is also popular in South Africa and Finland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cutepdf.com/products/cutepdf/writer.asp
Help link: www.cutepdf.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Acro Software\CutePDF Writer\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{986FDE90-6C31-494F-9CF4-5D082F79A5A0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 9.31 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by CutePDF Writer

Program executable:cpwsave.exe
Name:CutePDF Application
Path:C:\Program Files\acro software\cutepdf writer\cpwsave.exe
Additional files:
  • Setup64.exe - Setup64 Application (Setup Application)
  • Setup.exe - Setup Application
  • uninscpw.exe

How do I remove CutePDF Writer?

Quickly and completely remove CutePDF Writer from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program CutePDF Writer, 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 CutePDF Writer.

Win 7 (SP1) 88%
Win XP 13%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 87.50%
Windows XP 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 75.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.50%
Windows 7 Professional 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.29%
  South Africa 7.14%
  Finland 7.14%
  Sweden 7.14%
  DK 7.14%
  United Kingdom 7.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 37.50%
Hewlett-Packard 37.50%
Lenovo 25.00%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6400 12.50%
LENOVO 20AN001WZA 12.50%
HP Compaq nx8220 (PY542ET... 12.50%
LENOVO 2429MW9 12.50%
Dell Latitude E6410 12.50%
HP EliteBook 8440p 12.50%


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