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Should I remove FontExpert 2011 Font Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #24,087
United States Rank #30,287
Reach 0.0076%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 229.90 days
1193.30 days >
Average installed length: 626.99 days


VersionDistribution 20.00% 4.00% 14.67% 8.67% 52.67%

FontExpert 2011 Font Manager

What is FontExpert 2011 Font Manager?  (from Proxima Software)

You can display the list of installed font faces, customizable font samples and advanced font properties. Key Features: View and Preview Fonts, Search for Fonts, Manage Fonts, Print Fonts, View Advanced Font Properties, Examine your System for Font Errors, Missing Fonts Loader plug-in for Adobe InDesign and Adobe Illus...  Read more


FontExpert 2011 Font Manager is a program developed by Proxima Software. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is fontexpert.exe. The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 10.47 MB (10,980,314 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 27% of users of FontExpert 2011 Font Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Russia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.proximasoftware.com/fontexpert
Installation folder: C:\Office\FontExpert\
Uninstaller: C:\Office\FontExpert\pssetupFontExpert2011v11.exe /u psuninstFontExpert2011v11.inf
Estimated size: 10.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FontExpert 2011 Font Manager

Program executable:fontexpert.exe
Name:FontExpert 2011
Additional files:
  • FontExpertReg.exe - FontExpert Activation Utility
  • FontExpertExt.dll - FontExpert 2010
  • FontExpertAdmin.dll - FontExpert (FontExpert Admin)
  • Type1Loader.exe - FontExpert Type1Loader
  • sqlite3.dll
  • FontExpertRus.dll - FontExpert 2011
  • FontExpertAdminPS.dll
  • FontExpertDeu.dll
  • pssetupFontExpert2011v11.exe - Proxima Software Setup
  • FontExpertFra.dll
  • FontExpertIta.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Type1Loader.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'FontExpertType1Loader' which loads as C:\Program Files\FontExpert\Type1Loader.exe.

How do I remove FontExpert 2011 Font Manager?

You can uninstall FontExpert 2011 Font Manager 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 FontExpert 2011 Font Manager, 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 FontExpert 2011 Font Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.00%
Windows 10 23.33%
Windows XP 5.33%
Windows Vista 1.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.67%
Windows 7 Professional 12.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.33%
Windows 8 Pro 3.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.88%
  France 6.25%
  Russia 6.25%
  Germany 6.25%
  Canada 6.25%
  Italy 3.75%
  Brazil 3.13%
  Netherlands 3.13%
  India 2.50%
  Greece 2.50%
  Iran 2.50%
  Czech Republic 1.88%
  Belgium 1.25%
  Australia 1.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.96%
Acer 15.63%
ASUS 13.54%
Hewlett-Packard 9.38%
Intel 5.21%
American Megatrends 3.13%
Lenovo 2.08%
Samsung 2.08%
Sony 2.08%
Sahara 2.08%
Toshiba 2.08%
Common models
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 3.88%
ASUS All Series 2.91%
Gigabyte P55-UD3L 2.91%
Gigabyte GA-770TA-UD3 1.94%
Sony VPCEB1C5E 1.94%
Dell Precision M6500 1.94%


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