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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #29,142
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2.5.311.0 1.05% 2.11% 8.42% 2.11% 5.26% 1.05% 3.16% 1.05% 4.21%

PDF-XChange PDF Viewer

What is PDF-XChange PDF Viewer?  (from Tracker Software Products Ltd)

Those wishing to View/Modify or perform simple editing and even OCR Image based PDF files on their Windows PC's now have a FREE pdf reader alternative to the Adobe Reader! The PDF-XChange Viewer is smaller, faster and more feature rich than any other FREE PDF Reader/ PDF Viewer/ PDF Editor available. This free pdf view...  Read more


PDF-XChange PDF Viewer is a software program developed by Tracker Software Products Ltd. The most common release is, with over 12% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The setup package generally installs about 63 files and is usually about 17.82 MB (18,683,248 bytes). The installed file LiveUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 41% of users of PDF-XChange PDF Viewer come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.docu-track.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Tracker Software\PDF-XChange Viewer\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Tracker Software\PDF-XChange Viewer\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 17.82 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PDF-XChange PDF Viewer

  • npPDFXCviewNPPlugin.dll - PDF-XChange Viewer Netscape Gecko Plugin
  • PDFXCviewIEPlugin.dll - PDF-XChange Viewer IE-Plugin
  • PDFXCviewAx.dll - PDF-XChange Viewer Control
  • PDFXCview.exe - PDF-XChange Viewer
  • LiveUpdate.exe - PDF-XChange (PDF-XChange LiveUpdate Utility)
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • PDFXCviewIEPlugin.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'PDF-XChange Viewer IE-Plugin' with the class of {C5D07EB6-BBCE-4DAE-ACBB-D13A8D28CB1F}.

How do I remove PDF-XChange PDF Viewer?

You can uninstall PDF-XChange 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-XChange 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-XChange PDF Viewer.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by PDF-XChange PDF Viewer you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 45%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.58%
Windows XP 24.21%
Windows 10 13.68%
Windows Vista 10.53%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 24.21%
Windows 7 Professional 21.05%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.84%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.53%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.47%
Windows 10 Home 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.23%
  Germany 10.53%
  Brazil 7.02%
  Netherlands 3.51%
  Taiwan 3.51%
  Canada 2.63%
  Finland 2.63%
  United Kingdom 2.63%
  Italy 2.63%
  DZ 1.75%
  Israel 1.75%
  Vietnam 1.75%
  Sweden 1.75%
  Japan 1.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.79%
Hewlett-Packard 21.43%
Acer 16.07%
Sahara 5.36%
American Megatrends 5.36%
Lenovo 5.36%
Intel 3.57%
Samsung 3.57%
Medion 1.79%
ASUS 1.79%
Gateway 1.79%
Common models
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 2.63%
Acer Aspire 5742 2.63%
Acer Aspire 5715Z 1.32%
Acer Aspire 4730Z 1.32%
LENOVO 424049U 1.32%

About (from Tracker Software Products Ltd)

Incorporated in 1997 in the UK to develop Imaging and PDF format related software, Tracker Software Products has offices in Canada and the UK, with additional development offices in the USA and Ukraine.
Publisher URL: www.tracker-software.com


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