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Should I remove PCLReader?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0004%


9.16 33.33%
9.13 16.67%
8.87 16.67%
8.86.0000 16.67%
8.80.0000 16.67%


What is PCLReader?  (from Page Technology Marketing)

PCL Reader views and converts PCL and Text into PDF, PDF/A, XPS, TIFF, BMP, PNG, JPG, PCX, and ASCII Text. Once viewed, a PCL or Text file can be printed to any Windows printer driver. This is useful when you have a non-LaserJet PCL printer and need to print an invoice, loan, or other type of PCL document from legacy a...  Read more


PCLReader is a software program developed by Page Technology Marketing. The most common release is 9.16, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named PCLReader.exe. The setup package generally installs about 33 files and is usually about 25.1 MB (26,315,795 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 75% of users of PCLReader come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pclreader.com
Help link: www.pclreader.com/support/supportform.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PageTech\PCLReader
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{10AF452C-19FB-4F37-858A-391D9406C422}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 25.1 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PCLReader

Program executable:PCLReader.exe
PCLReader for Windows
Path:C:\Program Files\PageTech\PCLReader\PCLReader.exe
Additional files:
  • PageCounter.exe - PageCounter Application (PageCounter system tray application)
  • PclReader.exe - PCLReader for Windows
  • TechSupportR.exe - TechSupport Application (TechSupport MFC Application)
  • tnxdumpg.exe - TnxDumpG Application (TnxDumpG MFC Application)
  • PdfFix.exe - PdfFix Application (PdfFix MFC Application)
  • AcctUtil.dll
  • CallDlog.exe
  • Filtr.dll
  • Pdfwrite.dll
  • PrnIsPdf.dll
  • Ptc32.dll
  • RCMgr.exe
  • RunBat.exe
  • TnxDmp.dll
  • WFMove.dll
  • WinFMove.exe
  • XPSWrite.dll

How do I remove PCLReader?

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

Win XP 67%
Win 7 (SP1) 17%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 66.67%
Windows Vista 16.67%
Windows 7 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 66.67%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%
Windows Vista Business 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.00%
  Germany 8.33%
  United Kingdom 8.33%
  BG 8.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 60.00%
Acer 20.00%
Common models
Dell Latitude E5500 16.67%
Gigabyte GA-880GM-UD2H 16.67%
ECS GF8100VM-M5 16.67%
Dell OptiPlex 3010 16.67%
Acer TravelMate 5720 ... 16.67%
Dell Vostro 420 Series 16.67%


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