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PDF24 Creator 4.1.2

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 4.1.2 is a program developed by PDF24.org. 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 main program executable is pdf24.exe. The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 37.74 MB (39,569,336 bytes). pdf24-Updater.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 XP. While about 54% 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: 37.74 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PDF24 Creator 4.1.2

Program executable:pdf24.exe
Name:PDF24 Creator
Path:C:\Program Files\PDF24\pdf24.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • unins001.exe
  • About.dll (by Geek Software GmbH) - PDF24 Creator
  • FormatOptions.dll (by Geek Software GmbH)
  • Language.dll
  • NotifyIcon.dll
  • OperationUI.dll
  • pdf24-Assistant.exe
  • pdf24-DocTool.exe
  • pdf24-Editor.exe
  • pdf24-Fax.exe
  • pdf24-SettingsUITool.exe
  • pdf24-Updater.exe
  • PrinterInstall.exe
  • Resources.dll
  • ScreenCapture.dll
  • Settings.dll
  • SettingsUI.dll
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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:\Programe\pdf24\pdf24.exe.

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 4.1.2, 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) 69%
Win 10 3%
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 73.53%
Windows XP 14.71%
Windows Vista 8.82%
Windows 10 2.94%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.12%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.71%
Windows 7 Professional 13.24%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.29%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.82%
Windows 7 Starter 2.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.95% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 53.95%
  United States 17.11%
  Italy 9.21%
  Switzerland 3.95%
  Austria 3.95%
  Brazil 2.63%
  France 2.63%
  Chile 1.32%
  Vietnam 1.32%
  Australia 1.32%
  Sweden 1.32%
  Philippines 1.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.23%
Acer 30.23%
Dell 11.63%
American Megatrends 11.63%
Samsung 4.65%
Toshiba 4.65%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.00%
Acer Aspire M5810 4.00%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite P300 2.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite L670 2.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 2.00%

About (from PDF24.org)

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


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