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Should I remove PDF2XL OCR?

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5% remove it95% keep it
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VersionDistribution 14.29% 42.86% 14.29% 28.57%


What is PDF2XL OCR?  (from CogniView)

Enabling business users to convert PDF to Excel and Word quickly and easily. PDF2XL OCR is a Windows-based data conversion tool designed for easy use by everyone, not just a select group of "power users" with advanced technology skills. PDF2XL OCR is helping business users get hold on data that is provided to them in P...  Read more


PDF2XL OCR is a program developed by CogniView. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is PDF2XL.EXE. The software installer includes 19 files and is usually about 40.22 MB (42,171,002 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). While about 89% of users of PDF2XL OCR come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and New Zealand.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cogniview.com/redirect.php?L=67&A=76
Help link: www.cogniview.com/support.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Cogniview\PDF2XL\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{2F040C0A-4585-41BE-899F-60B5DC1DB2EA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 40.22 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PDF2XL OCR

Program executable:PDF2XL.EXE
Name:PDF2XL OCR Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Cogniview\PDF2XL\PDF2XL.EXE
Additional files:
  • PDF2XL.EXE - PDF2XL OCR Application
  • PDF2XL-en.dll
  • PDF2XL-es.dll
  • PDF2XL-it.dll
  • PDF2XL-pt.dll
  • InstallComponents.exe - Cogniview Products (Cogniview component installer)
  • iimages.dll (by IRIS) - IRIS iimages (iimages)
  • prepro.dll (by I.R.I.S. (Image Recognition Integrated Systems)) - OCR PREPRO (PREPRO dll)
  • XpdfViewer.dll (by Glyph & Cog) - XpdfViewer (XpdfViewer DLL)
  • XpdfText.dll (by Glyph & Cog) - XpdfText (XpdfText DLL)
  • drs832.dll (by I.R.I.S. (Image Recognition Integrated Systems)) - OCR DRS (DRS14 dll)
  • idrskrn14.dll - iDRS (idrskrn Dynamic Link Library)

How do I remove PDF2XL OCR?

Quickly and completely remove PDF2XL OCR from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PDF2XL OCR 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program PDF2XL OCR, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 PDF2XL OCR.

Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

88.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 88.89%
  Brazil 5.56%
  New Zealand 5.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 66.67%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6530 16.67%
Dell Latitude E6520 16.67%
Dell Inspiron N4010 16.67%
HP EliteBook 8460p 16.67%
HP Compaq 6200 Pro SFF PC 16.67%
Dell OptiPlex 330 16.67%


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