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Should I remove PDF Reader?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
67% remove it33% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,485
United States Rank #10,548
Reach 0.0118%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.80 days
731.56 days >
Average installed length: 384.38 days


VersionDistribution 20.61%

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PDF Reader

What is PDF Reader?

Optional third party offers will be presented during installation - this may include a toolbar that will appear in your browsers should you choose to install. Yahoo OR Tuvaro may be offered.

About  (from SparkPDF)

SparkPDF is a free program to read Adobe PDF files and documents. With features like bookmarks and built-in search, SparkPDF is both simple to use and full of features for demanding users. SparkPDF is also designed to enhance the readability of PDF files. No distracting buttons or windows that are found in Adobe Reader...  Read more


The main program executable is sparkpdf.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 4.26 MB (4,470,991 bytes).
PDF Reader has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.
Find out how to remove PDF Reader.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: PDF Reader
URL: www.sparkpdf.com
Help link: readmypdf.com/lp/01
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\sparkpdf
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\SparkPDF\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 4.26 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PDF Reader

Program executable:sparkpdf.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\sparkpdf\sparkpdf.exe
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe

How do I remove PDF Reader?

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Or, you can uninstall PDF Reader 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 PDF Reader, 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 PDF Reader.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 67%
Keep it 33%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.76%
Windows 8 22.42%
Windows Vista 14.55%
Windows XP 7.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.79%
Windows 10 Home 16.36%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.91%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.70%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.27%
Windows 7 Professional 7.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.94%
  United Kingdom 2.64%
  France 1.51%
  Australia 1.13%
  Germany 0.38%
  Guatemala 0.38%
  Iran 0.38%
  Latvia 0.38%
  MA 0.38%
  Mexico 0.38%
  Portugal 0.38%
  Saudi Arabia 0.38%
  SD 0.38%
  Singapore 0.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.61%
Dell 29.51%
ASUS 10.66%
Acer 10.66%
Toshiba 5.74%
Lenovo 3.28%
Gateway 1.64%
Compaq 0.82%
Alienware 0.82%
Common models
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.48%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.61%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.61%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 2.61%
Dell Inspiron N7010 1.74%
Dell Studio XPS 1640 1.74%


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