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Should I remove Freeware PDF Unlocker?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
50% remove it50% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,322
United States Rank #20,959
Reach 0.0344%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 31.26 days
922.06 days >
Average installed length: 484.47 days


1.0.4 97.93%
1.0.3 2.07%

Freeware PDF Unlocker


Freeware PDF Unlocker is a software program developed by SMTguru. The most common release is 1.0.4, 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 gswin32.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 10.48 MB (10,985,123 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 19% of users of Freeware PDF Unlocker come from Italy, it is also popular in Germany and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Freeware PDF Unlocker\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{010C0B4A-DC93-4BB4-893B-BDDE95355A3E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 10.48 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Freeware PDF Unlocker

Program executable:gswin32.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Freeware PDF Unlocker\gswin32.exe
Additional files:
  • gswin32c.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • gswin32c.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{3857A4EA-6293-4DA3-93DB-DA2F841B50BF}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Freeware PDF Unlocker?

Quickly and completely remove Freeware PDF Unlocker from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Freeware PDF Unlocker 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Freeware PDF Unlocker, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Freeware PDF Unlocker.

Win XP 43%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 50%
Keep it 50%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 45.34%
Windows 7 42.44%
Windows Vista 9.11%
Windows 8 2.90%
Windows Server 2003 0.21%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 45.72%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.03%
Windows 7 Professional 12.53%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.48%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.05%
Windows 7 Enterprise 1.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

18.88% of installs come from Italy
Which countries install it?
  Italy 18.88%
  Germany 16.87%
  United States 13.05%
  Brazil 6.43%
  Spain 5.42%
  Japan 2.81%
  Czech Republic 2.61%
  Canada 2.21%
  Australia 2.01%
  France 1.81%
  Austria 1.81%
  Romania 1.41%
  United Kingdom 1.41%
  India 1.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.41%
Hewlett-Packard 15.35%
Acer 14.57%
American Megatrends 7.09%
Intel 6.30%
Sahara 3.94%
ASUS 3.94%
Samsung 3.15%
Medion 2.76%
Toshiba 2.36%
Apple 0.79%
Common models
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 4.41%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.94%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 2.94%
Acer Veriton M275 2.21%
Dell Vostro 220 Series 2.21%
HP Compaq 6000 Pro MT PC 2.21%


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