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Should I remove CypherGuard for PDF?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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3.5.1 14.29%
3.4.1 7.14%
3.4.0 7.14%
3.2.6 28.57%
3.2.4 7.14%
2.0.26 21.43%
2.0.10 14.29%

CypherGuard for PDF

What is CypherGuard for PDF?  (from CypherTec)

The "CypherGuard PDF", [cipher technology] is an ASP service that enables a high degree of copyright protection that utilizes the Capture prevention] [(authority) management feature license] of our own development for this PDF file. PDF that has been developed and published by Adobe Systems (Portable Document Format)...  Read more


CypherGuard for PDF is a software program developed by CypherTec. The most common release is 3.2.6, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 1.01 MB (1,060,248 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 65% of users of CypherGuard for PDF come from Japan, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cyphertec.co.jp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CypherTec\CypherGuard for PDF\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{48D9785C-2D06-41D4-B6BB-0AE088E76674}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0411 -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.01 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CypherGuard for PDF

  • ctpdf.dll - CypherGuard for PDF
  • ctpdfmng.exe
  • ctpwatch.exe - CypherGuard for PDF Support Tool
  • cpdassoc.exe - CypherGuard for PDF Kicker

How do I remove CypherGuard for PDF?

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

Win Vista (SP2) 43%
Win Vista (SP1) 7%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 50.00%
Windows 7 28.57%
Windows XP 21.43%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 35.71%
Microsoft Windows XP 21.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%
Windows Vista Home Basic 14.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.14%
Windows 7 Starter 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.71% of installs come from Japan
Which countries install it?
  Japan 64.71%
  United States 23.53%
  United Kingdom 5.88%
  Malaysia 5.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 33.33%
Dell 22.22%
Sony 11.11%
NEC 11.11%
Acer 11.11%
Lenovo 11.11%
Common models
TOSHIBA dynabook Satellit... 7.14%
Dell Inspiron 530 7.14%
Shuttle Inc SG41 7.14%
EPSON DIRECT CORP. Endeav... 7.14%
TOSHIBA dynabook TX/67HWG 7.14%
LENOVO 07039YJ 7.14%


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