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Should I remove Go PDF Reader?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
71% remove it29% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,764
United States Rank #8,088
Reach 0.0191%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 34.28 days
1011.26 days >
Average installed length: 531.34 days

Go PDF Reader

What is Go PDF Reader?

Note about this co-bundled software that utilizes the InstallSphere Installation Manager: "Download-Free.com provides users with our own customized versions of free open source software. While these are slightly different from the original, the original versions can also be download for free through other websites. Download-Free.com does not have a direct relationship with the owners of the open source software our products are based on and provided on Download-Free.com. Download-Free.com is distributing modified installers which differ from the originals. The modified installers are compliant with the original software manufacturer's policies and terms and conditions. The Download Free installer is an install manager that will manage the installation of the software that you have selected to download. In addition to managing the installation of your selected software, the Download Free installer will make recommendations for additional free software that you may be interested in. Additional software may include toolbars, browser add-ons, game applications, anti-virus applications, and other types of applications."

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  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Go PDF Reader has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.download-free.com/pdf-reader
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\go pdf reader
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Go PDF Reader\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 8.23 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Go PDF Reader

Program executable:GoPDFReader.exe
Name:Go PDF Reader
Path:C:\Program Files\go pdf reader\GoPDFReader.exe
(From the publisher) “Go PDF Reader is similar to that of Adobe Reader, and has become a popular choice in PDF viewing thanks to its lightning fast loading times and intuitive design and interface. If you're searching for software for viewing...”
Additional files:
  • PdfFilter.dll - Go PDF Reader IFilter Persistent Handler (Go PDF Reader IFilter Search Helper)
  • PdfPreview.dll - Go PDF Reader Preview Persistent Handler (Go PDF Reader Preview Shell Extension)
  • npPdfViewer.dll - Go PDF Reader Browser Plugin
  • GoPDFReader.exe - Go PDF Reader
  • GoPDFReader-no-MuPDF.exe
  • Uninstall.exe
  • libmupdf.dll (by Artifex Software) - MuPDF Rendering Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • GoPDFReader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D081C914-02CF-4DFB-AD2D-71263D509351}' (runs on registration).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:4.16 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0049330201%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00441375%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00051927%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Go PDF Reader?

You can uninstall Go PDF Reader 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 Go PDF Reader, 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 Go PDF Reader.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 71%
Keep it 29%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.31%
Windows Vista 16.45%
Windows 10 9.81%
Windows XP 7.43%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 49.87%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.00%
Windows 7 Professional 9.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.40%
Windows 10 Home 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 86.10%
  United Kingdom 7.97%
  Canada 2.37%
  Australia 1.36%
  Iran 0.68%
  TZ 0.17%
  Singapore 0.17%
  FJ 0.17%
  Belgium 0.17%
  France 0.17%
  Indonesia 0.17%
  SY 0.17%
  Germany 0.17%
  JE 0.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.46%
Dell 27.34%
Acer 16.10%
Toshiba 10.11%
Lenovo 3.37%
Samsung 2.62%
Intel 2.25%
ASUS 2.25%
Common models
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.80%
Dell Inspiron 560 2.53%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.53%
Dell OptiPlex 320 ... 1.90%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.90%
Dell Inspiron 1525 1.90%


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