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Should I remove PDF Split And Merge Basic?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,569
United States Rank #4,902
Reach 0.2401%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.77 days
553.65 days >
Average installed length: 290.90 days


2.2.4 30.40%
2.2.3 11.01%
2.2.2 58.59%

Other programs by Andrea Vacondio

PDF Split And Merge Basic

What is PDF Split And Merge Basic?  (from Andrea Vacondio)

PDFsam basic is a simple, platform independent software designed to split and merge pdf files. It’s stable, completely free and It should cover most of your needs. PDFsam basic is free, you can download it and simply use it on every platform with a Java Runtime Environment installed.


PDF Split And Merge Basic is a program developed by Andrea Vacondio. The most used version is 2.2.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software installer includes 1 files and is usually about 18.72 MB (19,629,948 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 22% of users of PDF Split And Merge Basic come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pdfsam.org/basic-version
Help link: www.pdfsam.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\pdf split and merge basic\lib
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{C91B24F6-1629-11E2-B696-21676188709B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 18.72 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PDF Split And Merge Basic

  • pdfsam-starter.exe - PDF Splti and Merge Basic (Starter for pdfsam basic)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • pdfsam-starter.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DE2B61DE-399B-4CC9-864E-AEB3D3D96A48}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove PDF Split And Merge Basic?

You can uninstall PDF Split And Merge Basic 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 Split And Merge Basic, 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 Split And Merge Basic.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.03%
Windows 10 36.57%
Windows XP 4.77%
Windows Vista 2.56%
Windows Server 2003 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.09%
Windows 7 Professional 19.00%
Windows 8.1 10.56%
Windows 10 Home 8.72%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.53%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.30%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.37% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 22.37%
  United States 21.96%
  Italy 9.68%
  France 8.31%
  Netherlands 3.23%
  Belgium 2.97%
  United Kingdom 2.31%
  Spain 1.87%
  Poland 1.85%
  Brazil 1.83%
  Switzerland 1.67%
  Canada 1.65%
  Austria 1.47%
  Australia 1.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.73%
Dell 19.33%
Acer 15.71%
ASUS 15.14%
Medion 5.45%
Lenovo 4.50%
Toshiba 4.31%
Samsung 4.19%
Intel 2.02%
American Megatrends 0.84%
MSI 0.80%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.20%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.19%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.19%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.36%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.13%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.01%


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