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PDF24 Creator 4.9.0

What is PDF24 Creator?  (from PDF24.org)

PDF24 creator let you create PDF files out of almost any application which provides a print option. The PDF24 Creator installer installs you a PDF printer named pdf24. You can use this printer in windows like any other printer. After printing a document on pdf24, a PDF file will be created automatically and an assistan...  Read more


PDF24 Creator 4.9.0 is a software program developed by PDF24.org. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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). The programs's main executable is pdf24.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 2.41 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 25 files and is usually about 16.8 MB (17,619,785 bytes). The installed file pdf24-Updater.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 61% of users of PDF24 Creator come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pdf24.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PDF24\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PDF24\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 16.8 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PDF24 Creator 4.9.0

Program executable:pdf24.exe
Name:PDF24 Creator
Signed by:Geek Software GmbH
Path:C:\Program Files\PDF24\pdf24.exe
Additional files:
  • About.dll (by Geek Software GmbH) - PDF24 Creator
  • FormatOptions.dll (by Geek Software GmbH)
  • Language.dll
  • NotifyIcon.dll
  • pdf24-Assistant.exe
  • pdf24-DocTool.exe
  • pdf24-Editor.exe
  • pdf24-SettingsUITool.exe
  • pdf24-Updater.exe
  • PrinterInstall.exe
  • Resources.dll
  • ScreenCapture.dll
  • Settings.dll
  • SettingsUI.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • unins001.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • pdf24-Editor.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8156423A-3C7F-42E6-9FB9-EF5C901B5F63}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • pdf24.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PDFPrint' which loads as C:\Program Files\PDF24\pdf24.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.41 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000905842%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00007022%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00002037%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:13
8,062,084 average

How do I remove PDF24 Creator?

You can uninstall PDF24 Creator 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 PDF24 Creator 4.9.0, 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 PDF24 Creator.

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.55%
Windows XP 11.07%
Windows 10 7.17%
Windows Vista 5.21%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 49.34%
Windows 7 Professional 13.91%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.60%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.97%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.99%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.41% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 61.41%
  United States 10.29%
  Italy 6.43%
  Austria 2.57%
  United Kingdom 1.93%
  France 1.29%
  Switzerland 1.29%
  Japan 1.29%
  Spain 1.29%
  Australia 0.96%
  India 0.96%
  Argentina 0.96%
  South Africa 0.64%
  Brazil 0.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 19.63%
Acer 19.02%
Hewlett-Packard 15.95%
Dell 12.88%
ASUS 6.75%
Samsung 6.75%
American Megatrends 3.07%
Intel 3.07%
MSI 1.84%
Sahara 1.84%
Lenovo 1.23%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7366 4.69%
MEDIONPC MS-7708 3.91%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.13%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.13%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.34%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 2.34%

About (from PDF24.org)

The 100% free PDF Creator and PDF Convertor supplied by PDF24.
Publisher URL: en.pdf24.org


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