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Should I remove PDF Viewer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #33,464
United States Rank #31,325
Reach 0.0038%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.32 days
89.38 days >
Average installed length: 46.96 days


7.20.3219 100.00%

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PDF Viewer


PDF Viewer is a program developed by Nuance Communications. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software installer includes 26 files and is usually about 49.59 MB (52,003,322 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 46% of users of PDF Viewer come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nuance.com
Help link: support.nuance.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Xerox Scan To PC Desktop 12\PDF Viewer 7\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{5A90D3BD-E31D-40B4-8005-6D6B6C6B300E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 49.59 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PDF Viewer

  • cmpdfpropi.dll - Nuance PDF Products
  • cnvpropsheets.dll
  • cnvres_bra.dll
  • cnvres_eng.dll
  • cnvres_fre.dll
  • cnvres_ger.dll
  • cnvres_ita.dll
  • cnvres_rus.dll
  • cnvres_spa.dll
  • cnvsts.dll
  • imgpdf.dll
  • PDFCOffice2007Addin.dll
  • PDFCOffice2007Addin_x64.dll
  • PDFEngine.dll
  • PdfPro7Hook.exe
  • PDFProCMWrp.exe
  • PDLight.dll
  • res_bra.dll
  • res_eng.dll
  • res_fre.dll - RES_FRA.DLL
  • res_ger.dll
  • res_ita.dll
  • res_rus.dll
  • res_spa.dll
  • cpres.dll - Copy Protection (CP (All languages) resource dll)
  • nppdf.dll (by Zeon) - DocuCom PDF Plus (Zeon PDF Plugin For Mozilla)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PdfPro7Hook.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PDFProHook' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Xerox Scan To PC Desktop 12\PDF Viewer 7\pdfpro7hook.exe".

How do I remove PDF Viewer?

You can uninstall PDF Viewer 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 Viewer, 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 Viewer.

Win 10 55%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 55.41%
Windows 7 40.54%
Windows Vista 2.70%
Windows XP 1.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 20.27%
Windows 10 Pro 14.86%
Windows 8.1 14.86%
Windows 10 Home 12.16%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.46%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.56%
  Italy 14.44%
  Canada 5.56%
  Germany 3.33%
  Belgium 2.22%
  France 2.22%
  RS 2.22%
  Greece 2.22%
  Austria 2.22%
  Romania 2.22%
  Spain 2.22%
  BG 2.22%
  Chile 1.11%
  Slovenia 1.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.91%
Dell 20.00%
ASUS 16.36%
Lenovo 12.73%
Acer 7.27%
American Megatrends 7.27%
Medion 1.82%
Common models
HP-Pavilion KA880AA-ABZ a... 3.39%
TOSHIBA Satellite S75-B 1.69%
Sony VPCEB3M1E 1.69%
Sony SVS1311P9EB 1.69%
Sony SVE1512Y1ESI 1.69%
Semp Toshiba Informatica ... 1.69%

About Nuance Communications

Nuance provides speech and imaging applications for businesses and consumers whose products focus on server & embedded speech recognition, telephone call steering systems, automated telephone directory services, medical transcription software & systems, optical character recognition software, and desktop imaging software.
Publisher URL: www.nuance.com


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