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Should I remove Foxit Phantom?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #12,068
United States Rank #15,038
Reach 0.0269%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.71 days
448.56 days >
Average installed length: 235.68 days


VersionDistribution 0.19% 27.36% 0.38% 11.32% 1.13%
2.2.0225 6.04% 3.21% 1.51%
2.1.0731 0.75% 3.58% 0.57% 0.19%
2.0.0424 0.94% 0.38% 9.81% 0.38% 2.08%
1.0.1123 1.13%
1.0.0901 15.47%
1,0,3,109 0.38%
1,0,2,1204 0.38%
1,0,2,1123 7.17%
1,0,1,1110 0.19%
1,0,1,0921 0.19%
1,0,1,0901 4.34%
1,0,0,0823 0.94%

Foxit Phantom

What is Foxit Phantom?  (from Foxit)

Ideal for groups of all sizes, Foxit PhantomPDF Standard delivers the right features at the right price to deliver professional looking PDF documents. We all need to create professional looking PDF documents and forms for tasks such as document sharing, implementing workgroup collaboration, designing company forms, pro...  Read more


Foxit Phantom is a program developed by Foxit. The most used version is, 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 main program executable is foxit phantom.exe. The software installer includes 19 files and is usually about 23.66 MB (24,813,267 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 31% of users of Foxit Phantom come from the United States, it is also popular in Thailand and Vietnam.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Foxitsoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\foxit software\foxit phantom
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Foxit Software\Foxit Phantom\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 23.66 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Foxit Phantom

Program executable:foxit phantom.exe
Name:Foxit Phantom
Foxit Phantom 2.2
Path:C:\Program Files\foxit software\foxit phantom\foxit phantom.exe
Additional files:
  • fpc_wordaddin.dll - Foxit Phantom Printer: Reliable, Affordable, Efficient (Foxit Phantom Printer: Word Plugin)
  • fpmvpr_drv.dll - Foxit Phantom Printer: Virtual Printer Driver
  • fxdecod1.dll - Foxit Reader Addon: JBIG2/JPEG2000 Decoder
  • FoxitReaderOCX.ocx - FoxitReaderOCX ActiveX Control Module
  • npFoxitReaderPlugin.dll - Foxit Reader Plugin for Mozilla (Foxit Reader Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape)
  • InstallKey.exe - Foxit Phantom Registration
  • Registration.exe
  • FoxitPhantom224_enu_Setup.exe - Foxit Phantom (Install Foxit Phantom)
  • Uninstall.exe - Uninstall Foxit Phantom
  • UnInstallPDFReaderPlugin.exe
  • UnPDFReaderPlugin.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npFoxitReaderPlugin.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npFoxitReaderPlugin.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npFoxitReaderPlugin.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name '@foxitsoftware.com/Foxit Reader Plugin,version=1.0,application/pdf' with a plugin key of '@foxitsoftware.com/Foxit Reader Plugin,version=1.0,application/pdf' for all users of the PC.
Scheduled Task
  • Foxit Phantom.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{70926885-8510-4C7B-921A-93DE1AFCAD5F}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Foxit Phantom?

You can uninstall Foxit Phantom 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 Phantom, 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 Phantom.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Foxit Phantom you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win 7 0%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.49%
Windows 10 22.45%
Windows XP 16.98%
Windows Vista 1.70%
Windows Server 2003 0.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.10%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.92%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.73%
Windows 7 Professional 14.07%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.56%
Windows 8 Pro 3.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.61%
  Thailand 8.00%
  Vietnam 5.04%
  Iran 4.70%
  Russia 2.78%
  Canada 2.61%
  Germany 2.61%
  Brazil 2.43%
  Italy 2.26%
  Turkey 2.09%
  United Kingdom 1.91%
  India 1.91%
  Indonesia 1.57%
  Australia 1.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.44%
Hewlett-Packard 18.27%
Acer 11.86%
ASUS 11.54%
Lenovo 6.73%
Samsung 4.81%
Toshiba 4.81%
American Megatrends 2.88%
Intel 2.24%
Sony 0.64%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.55%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.84%
INTEL DG31PR 2.13%
ASUSTeK N53SV 2.13%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.13%

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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