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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,497
United States Rank #24,407
Reach 0.0464%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.85 days
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Average installed length: 292.11 days

PDF24 Creator 5.7.0

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 5.7.0 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 25 files and is usually about 40.47 MB (42,435,817 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 10. While about 51% of users of PDF24 Creator come from Germany, it is also popular in Italy and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pdf24.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PDF24\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PDF24\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 40.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PDF24 Creator 5.7.0

  • pdf24.exe (by Geek Software GmbH) - PDF24 Creator
  • pdf24-Assistant.exe (by Geek Software GmbH)
  • pdf24-DocTool.exe
  • pdf24-Editor.exe
  • pdf24-Updater.exe
  • PrinterInstall.exe
  • pdf24-Fax.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • unins001.exe

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:\Program Files\PDF24\pdf24.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • pdf24.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\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 5.7.0, 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) 60%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.79%
Windows 10 22.46%
Windows XP 8.72%
Windows Vista 5.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.36%
Windows 7 Professional 14.87%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.23%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.59%
Windows 8.1 6.17%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.24% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 51.24%
  Italy 11.06%
  United States 7.90%
  Switzerland 3.16%
  France 2.71%
  Austria 2.60%
  Brazil 2.03%
  Spain 1.69%
  United Kingdom 1.35%
  Australia 1.13%
  Israel 1.02%
  Canada 1.02%
  Mexico 0.90%
  Japan 0.90%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 20.81%
Hewlett-Packard 16.77%
Dell 15.56%
Medion 11.31%
ASUS 9.29%
Lenovo 5.45%
Samsung 5.05%
Toshiba 3.03%
Intel 2.02%
Sahara 2.02%
American Megatrends 1.62%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.73%
LENOVO 33542B8 3.73%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.32%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.32%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.90%
Acer Aspire 5750G 2.49%

About (from PDF24.org)

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


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