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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #33,846
United States Rank #35,077
Reach 0.0040%


3.16.0 50.00%
3.15.0 8.93%
3.13.0 10.71%
3.12.0 1.79%
3.11.0 5.36%
3.10.0 1.79%
3.8.0 8.93%
3.7.6 1.79%
3.7.5 1.79%
3.6.1 8.93%

PDFKey Pro

What is PDFKey Pro?  (from briksoftware)

Recovers PDF files when password is lost. Protects PDF files from unauthorized access with passwords. Operates on batch of files with little or no user intervention. Includes Automator actions for and a command line tool.


PDFKey Pro is a program developed by briksoftware. The most used version is 3.16.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is pdfkey.exe. The software installer includes 17 files and is usually about 2.24 MB (2,352,373 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 33% of users of PDFKey Pro come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pdfkey.com
Help link: www.pdfkey.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\pdfkey pro
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\PDFKey Pro\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 2.24 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PDFKey Pro

Program executable:pdfkey.exe
Name:PDFKey Pro
Path:C:\Program Files\pdfkey pro\pdfkey.exe
Additional files:
  • PDFKeyChineseRes.dll
  • PDFKeyEnglishRes.dll
  • PDFKeyFrenchRes.dll
  • PDFKeyGermanRes.dll
  • PDFKeyItalianRes.dll
  • PDFKeyJapaneseRes.dll
  • PDFKeyPolishRes.dll
  • PDFKeyPortugueseRes.dll
  • Uninstall.exe

How do I remove PDFKey Pro?

Quickly and completely remove PDFKey Pro from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PDFKey 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program PDFKey Pro, 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 PDFKey Pro.

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win Vista (SP2) 7%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.21%
Windows 8 12.50%
Windows XP 7.14%
Windows Vista 7.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 32.14%
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.71%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.14%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.36%
Windows 8 Pro 3.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.79%
  United Kingdom 11.48%
  Germany 11.48%
  Australia 8.20%
  Italy 4.92%
  France 4.92%
  Japan 4.92%
  Netherlands 3.28%
  Brazil 3.28%
  Spain 3.28%
  Canada 3.28%
  Portugal 1.64%
  Belgium 1.64%
  New Zealand 1.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.67%
Hewlett-Packard 24.44%
ASUS 11.11%
Acer 8.89%
Toshiba 6.67%
Intel 4.44%
Medion 4.44%
Sony 4.44%
Lenovo 4.44%
MSI 2.22%
Common models
ASUSTeK K53E 4.08%
HP Elite 7300 Series MT 4.08%
HP ProBook 6550b 2.04%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.04%
Dell Studio 1558 2.04%


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