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Should I remove Foxit PDF IFilter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,044
United States Rank #10,158
Reach 0.0311%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.87 days
822.19 days >
Average installed length: 432.00 days


VersionDistribution 0.49% 0.49% 3.59% 0.98% 21.90% 1.63% 17.65% 6.54%
1.0.1729 31.70%
1.0.1504 1.31%
1.0.0823 3.43% 9.80% 0.49%

Foxit PDF IFilter

What is Foxit PDF IFilter?  (from Foxit)

Super-fast indexing allows users to index a large amount of PDF documents and then quickly search these documents using popular search engines. Built on Microsoft®'s IFilter indexing interface, Foxit PDF IFilter extracts data from PDF documents and returns the index results to search engine software. It indexes PDF con...  Read more


Foxit PDF IFilter is a software program developed by Foxit. The most common release is 1.0.1729, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named _6FEFF9B68218417F98F549.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 1.15 MB (1,208,832 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 48% of users of Foxit PDF IFilter come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.foxitsoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\foxit software\foxit pdf ifilter
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{466FA808-3E20-4757-BC0D-F3FF4FC7D3D0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.15 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Foxit PDF IFilter

Program executable:_6FEFF9B68218417F98F549.exe
Additional files:
  • ifilterengine1.dll - Foxit PDF IFilter Des
  • pdffilt.dll
  • ifiltinit.exe

How do I remove Foxit PDF IFilter?

You can uninstall Foxit PDF IFilter 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 Foxit PDF IFilter, 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 Foxit PDF IFilter.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.95%
Windows XP 22.64%
Windows Vista 16.12%
Windows 10 8.96%
Windows Server 2003 0.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.57%
Microsoft Windows XP 22.77%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.71%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.54%
Windows 7 Professional 11.06%
Windows 10 Home 1.98%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.57%
  Germany 14.29%
  Italy 3.50%
  Canada 3.23%
  France 3.10%
  United Kingdom 2.43%
  Brazil 2.02%
  Australia 2.02%
  Netherlands 1.89%
  Belgium 1.21%
  Israel 1.21%
  Japan 1.21%
  Austria 1.08%
  Poland 1.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.22%
Dell 25.94%
Acer 12.97%
Intel 5.48%
Toshiba 4.61%
American Megatrends 4.32%
Sahara 2.88%
Lenovo 1.73%
Medion 1.15%
Samsung 1.15%
ASUS 0.86%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.85%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.64%
Dell Studio XPS 435MT 3.03%
Dell Studio 1749 2.42%
Dell Dell DM061 2.42%
Dell Inspiron One 2330 2.42%

About Foxit

Foxit Corporation focuses on providing application solutions for reading, generating, organizing, and securing PDF documents.
Publisher URL: www.foxitsoftware.com


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