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Should I remove PDF Suite 2011?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
24% remove it76% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,318
United States Rank #22,831
Reach 0.0088%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.17 days
477.08 days >
Average installed length: 250.67 days


VersionDistribution 14.94% 8.05% 5.75% 2.30%
9.0.74 4.02%
9.0.65 61.49%
9.0.64 3.45%

PDF Suite 2011


PDF Suite 2011 is a program developed by Interactive Brands. The most used version is 9.0.65, 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. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The software installer includes 32 files and is usually about 59.25 MB (62,122,911 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 39% of users of PDF Suite 2011 come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PDF Suite 2011\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{BAAC99C5-15B4-463A-AE27-BD2F4702F2B2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 59.25 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PDF Suite 2011

  • TwainWrapper.dll - TwainWrapper Dynamic Link Library
  • AxPDFReader.dll - PDF Suite ActiveX
  • conversionservice.exe - ConversionService (PDF Conversion Service)
  • PDFIEPlugin.dll - PDF Suite Toolbar
  • PDFIEHelper.dll - PDF Suite Helper
  • helperservice.exe - Helper Service (PDF Helper Service)
  • PDF Suite.exe - PDF Suite 2011 (PDF Suite Application)
  • ContextMenuExt.dll
  • Graphics.dll
  • PDFPreviewer.dll
  • PDFServerEngine.exe
  • PreviewerSurrogate.exe
  • nppdfext.dll - FireFox PDF Suite Previewer (Previewer of pdf documents.)
  • excelplugin.dll
  • outlookplugin.dll
  • pdf suite 2011 presentation.exe
  • powerpointplugin.dll
  • publisherplugin.dll
  • wordplugin.dll
  • ps2pdf.exe (by VeryDOC (http://www.verydoc.com)) - VeryDOC PSTools (http://www.verydoc.com)
  • 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)
  • 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 Services
  • HelperService.exe runs as a service named 'PDF Suite 2011 Helper Service' (PDF Suite 2011 Helper Service).
  • ConversionService.exe runs as a service named 'PDF Suite 2011 Service' (PDF Suite 2011 Service).

How do I remove PDF Suite 2011?

You can uninstall PDF Suite 2011 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 2011, 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 2011.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by PDF Suite 2011 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win XP 1%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.79%
Windows 10 18.97%
Windows Vista 9.77%
Windows XP 7.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.01%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.69%
Windows 7 Professional 13.22%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.47%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.90%
Windows 10 Home 5.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.73%
  Italy 11.76%
  Canada 4.90%
  France 3.92%
  United Kingdom 3.92%
  Austria 2.94%
  Australia 2.45%
  Mexico 2.45%
  Indonesia 2.45%
  New Zealand 1.47%
  Germany 1.47%
  DK 1.47%
  LY 0.98%
  South Africa 0.98%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.00%
Dell 18.00%
Acer 14.00%
Toshiba 13.00%
ASUS 9.00%
Intel 4.00%
American Megatrends 3.00%
Samsung 2.00%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.13%
CdcPointSpa MS-7529 3.13%
Acer Aspire E5-571G 2.08%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro L50... 1.04%
TOSHIBA Satellite L750 1.04%


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