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Should I remove PDF Experte 7 Professional?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,792
Reach 0.0101%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.89 days
763.64 days >
Average installed length: 401.23 days


7.0.1980.0 19.00%
7.0.1840.0 62.50%
7.0.1800.0 12.00%
7.0.1190.0 4.00%
7.0.940.0 2.50%

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PDF Experte 7 Professional

What is PDF Experte 7 Professional?  (from Avanquest Software)

Expert PDF Professional is the complete, affordable PDF alternative to Adobe® Acrobat®. With a brand new user interface featuring Microsoft® Office style ‘ribbon bars’, and full compatibility with Microsoft®Office 2010, you can quickly and easily create, convert, edit, view and secure 100% industry-standard PDF files. ...  Read more


PDF Experte 7 Professional is a software program developed by Avanquest Software. The most common release is 7.0.1840.0, 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. 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 pdfreader.exe. The setup package generally installs about 31 files and is usually about 72.93 MB (76,469,642 bytes). The installed file SNUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 83% of users of PDF Experte 7 Professional come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.avanquest.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Avanquest\PDF Experte 7 Professional\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{FC279721-37A6-4777-AFD8-7A56681EBA14}\ISAdmin.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0407 -removeonly
Estimated size: 72.93 MB
Language: German

Program filesFiles installed by PDF Experte 7 Professional

Program executable:pdfreader.exe
Name:PDF Experte 7 Professional
PDF Experte 7 Converter
Path:C:\Program Files\avanquest\pdf experte 7 professional\pdfreader.exe
Additional files:
  • LiveUpdateClientTools.dll - System für Online-Aktualisierungen von Avanquest Software (System für Online-Aktualisierungen)
  • OLRegist.dll - Avanquest Software OnLine Registration
  • CheckSumTool.dll - CheckSumTool (CheckSumTool Unicode)
  • WinInetErrors.dll - WinInetError
  • APMessage.exe - APMessage
  • RunLU.exe - Setup (Live Update Engine)
  • Tools.dll - Tools
  • IAMC.dll - IAMC (In-Application Messaging Client)
  • Snapu.dll - Snap
  • bvrpctln.dll - MPT (Custom controls and utilities library)
  • SNUpdate.exe - SNUpdate
  • vsgdi.dll (by visagesoft) - Visagesoft 2d rendering library
  • printersetup.exe (by Visagesoft) - Visagesoft Printer Installer (Printer installation)
  • settingseditor.exe (by Visagesoft) - PDF Experte 7 Professional (PDF Experte 7 Settings Editor)
  • vspdf2word.exe (by visagesoft) - PDF Experte 7 Word converter
  • vspdfprsrv.exe - PDF Experte 7 Creator
  • vspdfuid.dll - eXPert PDF Printer UI (Printer UI)
  • vsprinterx.dll (by Visage Software) - PDF Printer SDK (Visage PDF Printer SDK)
  • WUNPACLN.dll (by BVRP Software) - Winfax Plus 95 (Archive)
  • vsbatch2pdf.exe - Batch 2 PDF (Batch pdf convertion to pdf)
  • eXPertPDFAddIn.dll
  • js32.dll
  • sendmail.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PDFReader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{994AB7CA-2DAA-47FD-A32B-934F4E7851E2}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • vspdfprsrv.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'vspdfprsrv.exe' which loads as C:\Program Files\Avanquest\PDF Experte 7 Professional\vspdfprsrv.exe --background.

How do I remove PDF Experte 7 Professional?

You can uninstall PDF Experte 7 Professional 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 Experte 7 Professional, 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 Experte 7 Professional.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.00%
Windows 10 20.00%
Windows Vista 7.00%
Windows XP 5.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.35%
Windows 7 Professional 17.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.12%
Windows 8.1 5.61%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.10%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.91% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 82.91%
  United States 6.53%
  Austria 6.03%
  Switzerland 1.51%
  United Kingdom 1.51%
  Netherlands 1.01%
  Hong Kong 0.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 31.63%
Acer 21.43%
Hewlett-Packard 12.24%
Dell 10.20%
Toshiba 6.12%
ASUS 4.08%
Intel 2.04%
Gateway 2.04%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7713 3.31%
Dell Dell DXP051 2.48%
Hewlett-Packard p6639de 2.48%
MEDION MS-7848 2.48%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.48%
BenQ Joybook R55 1.65%

About (from Avanquest Software)

Avanquest Software is a world leading developer of personal and professional software, encompassing a large number of categories including Creativity and Learning software, Utilities and Multimedia, all featured with the latest cutting edge technology to provide a more secure and enjoyable experience to people looking for easy and affordable software solutions in everyday life.
Publisher URL: www.avanquest.com


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