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What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,092
United States Rank #11,242
Reach 0.0208%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.43 days
455.24 days >
Average installed length: 239.19 days


3.0.0 82.40%
2.1.25 17.60%

PDF Download for Internet Explorer

What is PDF Download for Internet Explorer?  (from Nitro PDF Software)

PDF Download by Nitro PDF Software is the leading web browser add-on for handling, creating and viewing Web-based PDF files and is enjoyed by millions of people every day. Convert Web pages into great looking PDF files, and then save, share, print or archive them. Stop crashes and get the upper hand on Web-based PDF fi...  Read more


PDF Download for Internet Explorer is a program developed by Nitro PDF Software. The most used version is 3.0.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 1.09 MB (1,143,808 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 57% of users of PDF Download for Internet Explorer come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pdfdownload.org/add_on.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\nitro pdf\pdf download
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{60DDF5DB-1D28-4C93-BD23-BAF440D0BB67}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.09 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PDF Download for Internet Explorer

  • nitropdf.dll - NitroPDF Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • nitropdf.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'NitroPDFBHO Class' with the class of {CF070CB8-F02F-4af4-A7B7-8D45CAD4BB54}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • nitropdf.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension as 'NitroPDFButton Class' with a class of {F1C0FD6C-A6A0-49a7-A932-71A56461867F}.

How do I remove PDF Download for Internet Explorer?

You can uninstall PDF Download for Internet Explorer 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 PDF Download for Internet Explorer, 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 PDF Download for Internet Explorer.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by PDF Download for Internet Explorer you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.97%
Windows Vista 15.16%
Windows XP 14.43%
Windows 10 13.20%
Windows Server 2003 0.24%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.40%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.32%
Windows 7 Professional 13.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.10%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.60%
Windows 10 Home 5.43%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.57%
  Italy 7.05%
  Germany 5.14%
  United Kingdom 3.05%
  Canada 2.86%
  Brazil 2.67%
  Australia 2.48%
  Belgium 1.71%
  India 1.71%
  Sweden 1.33%
  France 1.14%
  Austria 1.14%
  Czech Republic 0.95%
  South Africa 0.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.86%
Dell 26.29%
Acer 14.34%
Intel 5.18%
ASUS 4.38%
Medion 3.19%
Lenovo 1.59%
American Megatrends 1.20%
Gateway 0.80%
Common models
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 3.57%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.57%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.57%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.86%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.86%
Dell Inspiron 560s 2.14%

About (from Nitro PDF Software)

We build easy-to-use products that help people work smarter with digital documents.
Publisher URL: www.nitropdf.com


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