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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,437
United States Rank #8,590
Reach 0.0296%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.22 days
478.52 days >
Average installed length: 251.42 days


8.20.6418 2.89%
8.20.3418 0.24%
8.10.6293 75.42%
8.10.3293 10.60%
8.00.6224 9.16%
8.00.3224 1.69%

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Nuance PDF Create 8

What is Nuance PDF Create 8?  (from Nuance Communications)

PDF Create is the smart choice for creating 100% industry-standard PDF files from any PC application, making it easier than ever to share and archive documents using the PDF format. It turns files into secure PDFs — up to three times faster than other PDF software — with results that are universally viewable from virtu...  Read more


Nuance PDF Create 8 is a software program developed by Nuance Communications. The most common release is 8.10.6293, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named PdfCreate8Hook.exe. The setup package generally installs about 52 files and is usually about 788.85 KB (807,781 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 63% of users of Nuance PDF Create 8 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nuance.com
Help link: support.nuance.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nuance\PDF Create 8\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{DDEB48E1-80E4-4FB8-B363-B1FC6358EBC4}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 788.85 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Nuance PDF Create 8

Program executable:PdfCreate8Hook.exe
Name:Nuance PDF Products
Path:C:\Program Files\Nuance\PDF Create 8\PdfCreate8Hook.exe
Additional files:
  • AppDomainLoader.dll - Nuance OmniPage Capture SDK (XPSFACTORYWRAPPER.DLL)
  • Asian.dll
  • CRX.dll
  • Defaults.dll
  • DocXManagedWrapper.dll - DocX Converter Managed Wrapper
  • ExcelXManagedWrapper.dll - XlsX Converter Managed Wrapper
  • FireWrx.dll
  • FmxLFR.dll
  • FmxOcrA.dll
  • FmxVirt.dll
  • Formatter.dll
  • IF_PNG.dll - IF_PNG Dynamic Link Library
  • KernelAPI.dll
  • LecsoMgr.dll
  • LecsoX.OXML.Converters.PresentationML.dll - LecsoX.OXML.Converters.PresentationML
  • LecsoX.OXML.Converters.SpreadSheetML.dll - LecsoX.OXML.Converters.SpreadSheetML
  • LecsoX.OXML.Converters.WordProcessingML.dll - LecsoX.OXML.Converters.WordProcessingML
  • LFRModIfc.dll
  • LOGMAN.dll
  • Mor.dll
  • MorIF.dll
  • mrcr3_1s.dll - Mixed Raster Content Reader
  • pccext.dll
  • pdfachk.dll
  • pdread.dll
  • cnvpropsheets.dll - Nuance PDF Products
  • cnvres_eng.dll
  • cnvres_fre.dll
  • cnvres_ger.dll
  • cnvres64_eng.dll
  • cnvres64_fre.dll
  • cnvres64_ger.dll
  • cnvsts.dll
  • iManInt.exe
  • imgpdf.dll
  • imgpdf64.dll
  • PDFCOffice2007Addin.dll
  • PDFCOffice2007Addin_x64.dll
  • PdfCreate8Hook.exe
  • PDFEngine.dll
  • PDLight.dll
  • cpres.dll - Copy Protection (CP (All languages) resource dll)
  • p4dll1.dll - P4 (P4 Palasik's PostScript & PDF Processor)
  • p4dll2.dll
  • LMQuery.dll (by Tsinghua/Wintone and Nuance Communications) - Asian OCR for Nuance OmniPage Capture SDK (Language Model of Asian OCR)
  • kdu_v43R.dll (by The University of New South Wales) - Kakadu Software Tools for JPEG2000 (kdu_v40 -- Kakadu core DLL)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PdfCreate8Hook.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PDFCreHook' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Nuance\PDF Create 8\pdfcreate8hook.exe".

How do I remove Nuance PDF Create 8?

Quickly and completely remove Nuance PDF Create 8 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Nuance PDF Create 8 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 Nuance PDF Create 8, 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 Nuance PDF Create 8.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win 7 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.33%
Windows 8 46.27%
Windows XP 1.45%
Windows Vista 0.96%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.98%
Windows 7 Professional 21.50%
Windows 8.1 13.04%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.73%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 7.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.91%
  Germany 14.00%
  France 4.73%
  Canada 4.36%
  Australia 3.27%
  United Kingdom 2.91%
  Austria 1.09%
  Belgium 0.91%
  Brazil 0.55%
  Switzerland 0.55%
  India 0.36%
  New Zealand 0.36%
  Spain 0.36%
  Netherlands 0.36%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 35.06%
Hewlett-Packard 27.27%
Acer 8.66%
ASUS 7.79%
Toshiba 3.90%
Medion 2.16%
Lenovo 2.16%
Alienware 1.73%
Samsung 0.87%
Intel 0.87%
MSI 0.87%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.32%
Dell XPS 8500 4.88%
Dell XPS 8700 3.05%
Dell XPS 8300 3.05%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.05%
Dell Inspiron 5520 2.44%

About Nuance Communications

Nuance provides speech and imaging applications for businesses and consumers whose products focus on server & embedded speech recognition, telephone call steering systems, automated telephone directory services, medical transcription software & systems, optical character recognition software, and desktop imaging software.
Publisher URL: www.nuance.com


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