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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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Foxit Phantom

What is Foxit Phantom?  (from Foxit)

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Foxit Phantom is a software program developed by Foxit. 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 foxitphantom.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 21.2 MB (22,233,009 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 36% of users of Foxit Phantom come from Russia, it is also popular in the United States and UA.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.FoxitSoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\foxit software\foxit phantom
Uninstaller: rundll32.exe advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection C:\Windows\INF\FoxitPh.inf,Uninstall
Estimated size: 21.2 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Foxit Phantom

Program executable:foxitphantom.exe
Name:Foxit Phantom
Foxit Phantom 2.2
Path:C:\Program Files\foxit software\foxit phantom\foxitphantom.exe
Additional files:
  • fpc_wordaddin.dll - Foxit Phantom Printer: Reliable, Affordable, Efficient (Foxit Phantom Printer: Word Plugin)
  • fxdecod1.dll - Foxit Reader Addon: JBIG2/JPEG2000 Decoder

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • FoxitPhantom.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.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 48.81%
Windows XP 41.30%
Windows 10 9.56%
Windows Vista 0.34%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 41.30%
Windows 7 Ultimate 37.20%
Windows 7 Professional 5.46%
Windows 10 Pro 4.10%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.75%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.85% of installs come from Russia
Which countries install it?
  Russia 35.85%
  United States 21.07%
  UA 19.81%
  Germany 6.92%
  BY 4.40%
  Poland 2.20%
  Sweden 2.20%
  Kazakstan 1.89%
  AZ 1.57%
  Austria 1.26%
  KG 0.63%
  Latvia 0.63%
  GE 0.31%
  Greece 0.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 19.86%
Hewlett-Packard 14.89%
Acer 13.48%
Samsung 7.80%
American Megatrends 7.09%
Alienware 5.67%
Lenovo 4.96%
Dell 4.26%
Intel 2.84%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5742G 3.28%
ASUS All Series 2.46%
Acer Aspire 5738 1.64%

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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