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Should I remove Expert PDF 7 Reader?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,417
United States Rank #1,958
Reach 0.1199%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.60 days
430.57 days >
Average installed length: 226.23 days


7.0.1800.0 0.72%
7.0.1370.0 99.28%

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Expert PDF 7 Reader

What is Expert PDF 7 Reader?  (from Avanquest Software)

Are you looking for a high-performance easy-to-use software program that will open your PDF documents fast? Expert PDF 7 Reader is exactly what you need. It’s simple to use and works fast, letting you view and print your PDFs without restriction. With Expert PDF Reader you can have several PDFs open at the same time. T...  Read more


Expert PDF 7 Reader is a software program developed by Avanquest Software. The most common release is 7.0.1370.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named pdfreader.exe. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 13.65 MB (14,316,263 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 98% of users of Expert PDF 7 Reader come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.
Expert PDF 7 Reader has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.avanquest.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Avanquest\Expert PDF 7 Reader\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{FC279721-37A6-4777-AFD8-7A56681EBA14}\ISAdmin.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 13.65 MB
Language: English (United Kingdom)

Program filesFiles installed by Expert PDF 7 Reader

Program executable:pdfreader.exe
Name:Expert PDF 7 Reader
Path:C:\Program Files\avanquest\expert pdf 7 reader\pdfreader.exe
Additional files:
  • LiveUpdateClientTools.dll - Avanquest Software Online update system (Online update system)
  • OLRegist.dll - Avanquest Software OnLine Registration
  • CheckSumTool.dll - CheckSumTool (CheckSumTool Unicode)
  • WinInetErrors.dll - WinInetError
  • IAMC.dll - IAMC (In-Application Messaging Client)
  • bvrpctln.dll - MPT (Custom controls and utilities library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PDFReader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F20B24ED-7903-4506-9A2A-64B038518130}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Expert PDF 7 Reader?

You can uninstall Expert PDF 7 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Expert PDF 7 Reader, 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 Expert PDF 7 Reader.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.71%
Windows 10 24.07%
Windows Vista 9.46%
Windows XP 3.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.77%
Windows 8.1 10.38%
Windows 7 Professional 7.79%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.74%
Windows 10 Home 6.00%
Windows 8 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.02%
  United Kingdom 0.63%
  Canada 0.33%
  Australia 0.30%
  Singapore 0.05%
  France 0.05%
  PR 0.05%
  Israel 0.05%
  SY 0.05%
  Germany 0.05%
  Thailand 0.03%
  Dominican Republic 0.03%
  UA 0.03%
  Russia 0.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.36%
Dell 31.39%
Toshiba 11.42%
Acer 10.62%
ASUS 3.20%
Lenovo 1.71%
Intel 0.86%
Samsung 0.80%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 5.29%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.29%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.19%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.42%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.20%
Dell Inspiron 560 2.76%

About (from Avanquest Software)

Avanquest Software is a world leading developer of personal and professional software, encompassing a large number of categories including Creativity and Learning software, Utilities and Multimedia, all featured with the latest cutting edge technology to provide a more secure and enjoyable experience to people looking for easy and affordable software solutions in everyday life.
Publisher URL: www.avanquest.com


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