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Should I remove PDF Experte 9 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 #14,536
United States Rank #29,475
Reach 0.0196%


VersionDistribution 63.82%
9.01a 6.98%
9.01 21.19% 8.01%

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PDF Experte 9 Professional


PDF Experte 9 Professional is a software program developed by Avanquest Software. The most common release is, 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. 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 80% of users of PDF Experte 9 Professional come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.avanquest.com
Installation folder: C:\Programs\Avanquest\PDF Experte 9 Professional\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{FC279721-37A6-4777-AFD8-7A56681EBA14}\ISAdmin.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0407 -removeonly
Language: German

Program filesFiles installed by PDF Experte 9 Professional

Program executable:pdfreader.exe
Name:PDF Experte 9 Professional
PDF Experte 9 Converter
Path:C:\programs\avanquest\pdf experte 9 professional\pdfreader.exe
Additional files:
  • LiveUpdateClientTools.dll - System für Online-Aktualisierungen von Avanquest Software (System für Online-Aktualisierungen)
  • CheckSumTool.dll - CheckSumTool (CheckSumTool Unicode)
  • WinInetErrors.dll - WinInetError
  • SNUpdate.exe - PDF Experte
  • APMessage.exe - APMessage
  • IAMC.dll - IAMC (In-Application Messaging Client)
  • Snapu.dll - Snap
  • bvrpctln.dll - MPT (Custom controls and utilities library)
  • vspdfuid.dll (by Visagesoft) - eXPert PDF Printer UI (Printer UI)
  • config.js
  • editor.config.js
  • pdfReader.exe.js
  • vspdfprsrv.exe.js
  • APAX.dll
  • eXPertPDFAddIn32.dll (by Visagesoft)
  • eXPertPDFAddIn64.dll
  • js32.dll - SpiderMonkey JS Dynamic Link Library (SpiderMonkey JS Dynamic Link Library)
  • liblept168.dll (by Dan Bloomberg) - Leptonica (Leptonica C Image Processing Library)
  • printersetup.exe
  • sendmail.exe
  • settingseditor.exe - PDF Experte 9 Professional (PDF Experte 9 Settings Editor)
  • tesseract3.dll
  • vsbatch2pdf.exe - Batch 2 PDF (Batch pdf convertion to pdf)
  • vsgdi.dll (by visagesoft) - Visagesoft 2d rendering library
  • vspdf2word.exe (by visagesoft) - PDF Experte 9 Word converter
  • vspdfcli.exe
  • vspdfprsrv.exe
  • vsprinterx.dll
  • WUNPACLN.dll (by BVRP Software) - Winfax Plus 95 (Archive)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PDFReader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{14752586-1564-4FB0-B097-D6611AF87A47}' (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 9 Professional\vspdfprsrv.exe --background.

How do I remove PDF Experte 9 Professional?

You can uninstall PDF Experte 9 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 9 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 9 Professional.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 0%
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 58.66%
Windows 10 38.50%
Windows XP 1.55%
Windows Vista 1.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.03%
Windows 7 Professional 13.84%
Windows 8.1 13.58%
Windows 10 Home 9.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.83%
Windows 10 Pro 6.53%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.30% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 80.30%
  United States 11.72%
  Austria 3.74%
  Switzerland 1.25%
  France 1.00%
  Netherlands 0.75%
  MA 0.25%
  RE 0.25%
  Egypt 0.25%
  Hungary 0.25%
  United Kingdom 0.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 34.47%
Acer 20.39%
Hewlett-Packard 12.62%
Dell 8.74%
ASUS 5.83%
Samsung 2.91%
Lenovo 2.43%
Sahara 1.94%
American Megatrends 1.46%
Toshiba 1.46%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7366 4.32%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.70%
MEDIONPC MS-7646 3.70%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.70%
ASUS All Series 3.09%
MEDION MS-7800 3.09%

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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