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What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,240
United States Rank #20,631
Reach 0.0089%


9.0.59 33.71%
9.0.53 2.86%
9.0.50 5.71%
9.0.48 2.29%
9.0.43 5.71%
9.0.41 7.43%
9.0.32 34.29%
9.0.9 2.86%
9.0.8 5.14%

PDF Suite 2010


PDF Suite 2010 is a program developed by Interactive Brands. The most used version is 9.0.32, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is PDF Suite.exe. The software installer includes 19 files and is usually about 57.69 MB (60,497,107 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 46% of users of PDF Suite 2010 come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PDF Suite 2010\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{91EF6424-0C93-4C2C-9858-B4F8625645AD}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 57.69 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PDF Suite 2010

Program executable:PDF Suite.exe
Name:PDF Suite 2010
PDF Suite Application
Path:C:\Program Files\PDF Suite 2010\PDF Suite.exe
Additional files:
  • ConversionService.exe - ConversionService (PDF Conversion Service)
  • PDFIEPlugin.dll - PDF Suite Toolbar
  • AxPDFReader.dll - PDF Suite Reader
  • PDFIEHelper.dll - PDF Suite Helper
  • PDF Suite.exe - PDF Suite 2010 (PDF Suite Application)
  • ContextMenuExt.dll
  • PDFPreviewer.dll
  • PDFServerEngine.exe
  • PDFSuitePreviewer.exe
  • PreviewerSurrogate.exe
  • NPPdfExt.dll - FireFox PDF Suite Previewer (Previewer of pdf documents.)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • ps2pdf.exe (by VeryDOC) - VeryDOC PSTools
  • FdfTk.dll (by Adobe Systems) - FdfTk (FDF Toolkit)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • ContextMenuExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'PDFManagerExt' with a class of {B3A523C2-F43C-4A04-ADB7-D4EE2E4110CF}.
Internet Explorer BHO
  • PDFIEHelper.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'PDF Suite Helper' with the class of {1AD61D5B-58A3-4592-9B34-DC84688FF805}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • PDFIEPlugin.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'PDF Suite Toolbar' with the class of {261F6A8B-7AAF-4BF5-8552-6610F4D67819}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • PDF Suite.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BF28775F-DE30-4A78-9F9C-3491F7A73292}' (runs on registration).
  • ConversionService.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6F3A1E4A-BF92-448E-9752-8BBC972C813E}' (runs on registration).
  • ConversionService.exe runs as a service named 'PDF Suite 2010 Service' (PDF Suite 2010 Service).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.34 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0006771827%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00059797%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00007922%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove PDF Suite 2010?

You can uninstall PDF Suite 2010 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 Suite 2010, 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 Suite 2010.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by PDF Suite 2010 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win XP 1%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.43%
Windows 10 10.86%
Windows Vista 8.00%
Windows XP 5.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.31%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.76%
Windows 7 Professional 12.72%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.36%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.78%
Windows 7 Starter 2.89%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.19%
  Italy 8.10%
  France 5.71%
  Germany 3.81%
  IQ 3.33%
  Iran 3.33%
  United Kingdom 3.33%
  Canada 2.86%
  MA 2.38%
  Spain 2.38%
  Australia 1.90%
  Peru 1.90%
  DZ 1.43%
  Netherlands 1.43%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.32%
Dell 26.26%
Acer 12.12%
ASUS 8.08%
Toshiba 5.05%
Lenovo 3.03%
Intel 3.03%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.31%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.45%
ASUSTeK CM1730/CM1830 2.59%
MSI MS-7592 1.72%
Dell Inspiron 3521 1.72%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 1.72%


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