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8.40.1030.10 7.54%
8.04a 0.67%
8.0.0140.0 91.79%

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PDF Experte 8 Ultimate

What is PDF Experte 8 Ultimate?  (from Avanquest Software)

Expert PDF 8 is the complete, affordable PDF alternative to Adobe® Acrobat®; offering full compatibility with Microsoft® Office 2010, you can quickly and easily create, convert, edit and view 100% industry-standard PDF files. OCR makes it possible to search for text within scanned images/documents, making your PDF docu...  Read more


PDF Experte 8 Ultimate is a program developed by Avanquest Software. The most used version is 8.0.0140.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is pdfeditor.exe. The software installer includes 35 files and is usually about 113.52 KB (116,240 bytes). SNUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 87% of users of PDF Experte 8 Ultimate come from Germany, it is also popular in Austria and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.avanquest.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PDF Experte 8 Ultimate\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{FC279721-37A6-4777-AFD8-7A56681EBA14}\ISAdmin.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0407 -removeonly
Estimated size: 113.52 KB
Language: German

Program filesFiles installed by PDF Experte 8 Ultimate

Program executable:pdfeditor.exe
Name:PDF Experte 8 Ultimate Editor
Path:C:\Program Files\pdf experte 8 ultimate\pdfeditor.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
  • IAMC.dll - IAMC (In-Application Messaging Client)
  • Snapu.dll - Snap
  • bvrpctln.dll - MPT (Custom controls and utilities library)
  • SNUpdate.exe - SNUpdate
  • eXPertPDFAddIn.dll (by Visagesoft)
  • vspdfuid.dll
  • printersetup.exe
  • sendmail.exe
  • settingseditor.exe (by Visagesoft) - PDF Experte 8 Ultimate (PDF Experte 8 Ultimate Settings Editor)
  • vsbatch2pdf.exe - Batch 2 PDF (Batch pdf convertion to pdf)
  • vspdf2word.exe (by visagesoft) - PDF Experte 8 Ultimate Converter (Convert PDF to word (rtf))
  • vspdfprsrv.exe - PDF Experte 8 Ultimate Creator
  • vsprinterx.dll
  • APAX.dll
  • eXPertPDFAddIn32.dll
  • eXPertPDFAddIn64.dll
  • FolderWatcher.exe
  • js32.dll
  • js64.dll
  • liblept168.dll (by Dan Bloomberg) - Leptonica (Leptonica C Image Processing Library)
  • tesseract3.dll
  • vsgdi.dll (by visagesoft) - Visagesoft 2d rendering library
  • vsgdi64.dll
  • WUNPACLN.dll (by BVRP Software) - Winfax Plus 95 (Archive)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • PDFEditor.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{930E36BE-212F-4B2E-86F1-86D35027021E}' (runs on registration).
  • vspdfprsrv.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6C2CAEFE-E37A-4F0C-B41F-1D42A87F0732}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • vspdfprsrv.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 4.
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 8 Ultimate\vspdfprsrv.exe --background.

How do I remove PDF Experte 8 Ultimate?

You can uninstall PDF Experte 8 Ultimate 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 8 Ultimate, 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 8 Ultimate.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.19%
Windows 10 17.76%
Windows XP 6.03%
Windows Vista 5.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.19%
Windows 7 Professional 16.64%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.75%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.05%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 4.87%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.74% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 86.74%
  Austria 5.70%
  United States 3.36%
  Switzerland 1.51%
  Netherlands 1.17%
  Spain 0.50%
  Belgium 0.17%
  Greece 0.17%
  Philippines 0.17%
  Romania 0.17%
  Italy 0.17%
  Hungary 0.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 25.59%
Acer 22.22%
Hewlett-Packard 11.45%
Dell 10.77%
ASUS 7.07%
Lenovo 2.69%
Intel 2.36%
American Megatrends 2.02%
Samsung 1.35%
Toshiba 1.35%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 6.90%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.45%
MEDIONPC MS-7646 2.96%
Acer Aspire 7750G 2.46%
MEDION MS-7728 2.46%
MEDION MS-7800 2.46%

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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