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Should I remove PDF-XChange Pro?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
24% remove it76% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,379
United States Rank #30,286
Reach 0.0106%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.87 days
586.08 days >
Average installed length: 307.94 days


VersionDistribution 8.17% 3.37% 3.85% 0.96% 2.88% 2.40% 1.92% 3.37% 7.69% 1.92% 2.88% 0.48% 8.17% 0.96% 1.44% 2.40% 12.02% 1.44% 0.96% 4.81% 6.25% 2.40% 0.96% 14.90% 0.96% 0.48% 0.48% 0.48% 0.48% 0.48%

PDF-XChange Pro 4.0

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

PDF-XChange Version is an Adobe compatible, PDF file creation software. PDF-XChange offers an efficient compression and optimisation for PDF file generation. Create PDF files with ease from any Windows software application or if you're a Software Developer and would like information relating to the PDF-XChange SDK vers...  Read more


PDF-XChange Pro 4.0 is a program developed by Tracker Software Products Ltd. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The software installer includes 63 files and is usually about 47.92 MB (50,244,805 bytes). liveupdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 19% of users of PDF-XChange Pro come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.docu-track.com
Help link: www.docu-track.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Tracker Software\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{99BA33B5-997B-4132-9AC7-23137791FCB9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 47.92 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PDF-XChange Pro 4.0

  • pxcprevhost.exe - Tracker Software PDF-XChange Shell Extention (PDF-XChange Preview Host for PDF Preview Handler)
  • xcshinfo.dll - PDF-XChange Shell Extention
  • LangTool.exe - Tracker Language Translation Tool (Language Translation Tool)
  • pxc40pm.dll - PDF-XChange 4.0 Port Monitor (PDF-XChange Port Monitor)
  • liveupdate.exe - PDF-XChange Live Update (Live Update PDF-XChange Products)
  • drvui40.dll - PDF-XChange 4.0 Driver (PDF-XChange 4.0 DriversUI)
  • prninstaller.exe - PDF-XChange 4.0 Driver Installer
  • HtmlToPDF.dll - HTML To PDF Converter
  • PXCIEAddin4.dll - HTML to PDF Converter (HTML to PDF Converter IE plugin)
  • HtmlToPdfApp.exe - HTML to PDF Coverter (HTML To PDF Converter helper application)
  • iePDFXEditPlugin.x64.dll - PDF-XChange Editor (PDF-XChange Editor IE-Plugin)
  • iePDFXEditPlugin.x86.dll
  • nppdfxcviewnpplugin.dll - PDF-XChange Viewer (PDF-XChange Viewer Netscape Gecko Plugin)
  • npPDFXEditPlugin.x86.dll - PDF-XChange Editor Netscape Gecko Plugin
  • pdfxcview.exe
  • pdfxcviewax.dll - PDF-XChange Viewer Control
  • pdfxcviewieplugin.dll - PDF-XChange Viewer IE-Plugin
  • PDFXEdit.exe
  • PDFXEditCore.x64.dll - PDF-XChange Editor API
  • PDFXEditCore.x86.dll
  • ViewerLangTool.exe - PDF-XChange Viewer Translation Tool
  • pdfsaver4.exe - PDF-XChange 4.0 (pdfSaver for PDF-XChange 4.0)
  • office2pdf.exe - PDF-XChange (Batch converter for Office documents to PDF format)
  • pxc40f.dll - PDF-XChange Printer Driver
  • pxc40uif.dll
  • pxcofficeaddin4.dll - PXCOfficeAddin for PDF-XChange 4.0
  • PXCOfficeAddin4x64.dll
  • pdftools4.exe - PDF-Tools

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Google Chrome Plugins
  • npPDFXCviewNPPlugin.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npPDFXCviewNPPlugin.dll'.
  • npPDFXEditPlugin.x86.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npPDFXEditPlugin.x86.dll'.
2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • PXCIEAddin4.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'PDFXChange 4.0 IE Plugin' with the class of {42DFA04F-0F16-418e-B80C-AB97A5AFAD39} (PXCIEaddin).
  • 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}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • PXCIEAddin4.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'PDFXChange 4.0 IE Plugin' with the class of {42DFA04F-0F16-418e-B80C-AB97A5AFAD39} (PXCIEaddin).
2 Mozilla Plugins
  • nppdfxcviewnpplugin.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name '@docu-track.com/PDF-XChange Viewer Plugin,version=1.0,application/pdf' with a plugin key of '@docu-track.com/PDF-XChange Viewer Plugin,version=1.0,application/pdf' for all users of the PC.
  • npPDFXEditPlugin.x86.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'PDF-XChange Editor Plugin' with a plugin key of '@tracker-software.com/PDF-XChange Editor Plugin,version=1.0,application/pdf' for all users of the PC.

How do I remove PDF-XChange Pro?

You can uninstall PDF-XChange Pro 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 Pro 4.0, 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 Pro.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by PDF-XChange Pro 4.0 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win XP 0%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.51%
Windows 10 18.66%
Windows XP 12.44%
Windows Vista 2.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 32.69%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.42%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.02%
Windows 7 Enterprise 9.13%
Windows 7 Professional 8.65%
Windows 10 Home 5.77%

Distribution by countryGeography

19.11% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 19.11%
  Germany 12.44%
  Italy 8.89%
  France 5.78%
  IQ 5.78%
  Poland 3.56%
  Russia 3.11%
  Taiwan 2.67%
  Finland 2.67%
  Spain 2.22%
  Iran 2.22%
  Netherlands 2.22%
  Norway 2.22%
  Austria 1.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 21.09%
Acer 14.84%
ASUS 8.59%
Medion 4.69%
Lenovo 4.69%
American Megatrends 3.13%
Toshiba 3.13%
Alienware 2.34%
Samsung 0.78%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.85%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.85%
HP EliteBook 8460p 1.92%
ASUS All Series 1.92%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.92%
Dell Inspiron N5010 1.92%

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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