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What percent of users and experts removed it?
21% remove it79% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #35,933
United States Rank #19,860
Reach 0.0032%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 619.20 days
1514.09 days >
Average installed length: 795.54 days


0.4 100.00%

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PDFlite 0.4

What is PDFlite?  (from PDFlite)

PDFlite can be used to read any PDF file. With it's light simplistic design you can concentrate on your documents, not the software. You can view PDF documents quickly and easily with all common features such as search, print, zoom and a fast, full featured web browser plugin. Since version 0.2, you can use the PDFlite...  Read more


PDFlite 0.4 is a software program developed by PDFlite. The primary executable is named pdflite.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 32.58 MB (34,160,521 bytes). 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 96% of users of PDFlite come from the United States, it is also popular in Singapore and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pdflite.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\pdflite
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PDFlite\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 32.58 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PDFlite 0.4

Program executable:pdflite.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\pdflite\pdflite.exe
Additional files:
  • npPdfViewer.dll - PDFLite Browser Plugin
  • uninstall.exe - PDFlite (PDFlite 0.4 Installer)
  • libmupdf.dll (by Artifex Software) - SumatraPDF (MuPDF Rendering Library)
  • PdfFilter.dll - PDFLite IFilter Persistent Handler (PDFLite IFilter Search Helper)
  • PdfPreview.dll - SumatraPDF Preview Persistent Handler (SumatraPDF Preview Shell Extension)
  • pluginreg.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npPdfViewer.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npPdfViewer.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npPdfViewer.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'PDFLite Browser Plugin' with a plugin key of '@mozilla.zeniko.ch/PDFLite_Browser_Plugin' for all users of the PC.

How do I remove PDFlite?

You can uninstall PDFlite 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 PDFlite 0.4, 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 PDFlite.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by PDFlite 0.4 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 10 2%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.08%
Windows XP 17.46%
Windows Vista 15.87%
Windows 10 1.59%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.03%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.46%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.70%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.76%
Windows Vista Ultimate 1.59%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 96.30%
  Singapore 0.93%
  Canada 0.93%
  Saudi Arabia 0.93%
  United Kingdom 0.93%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.32%
Dell 24.56%
Toshiba 10.53%
Acer 8.77%
Lenovo 7.02%
ASUS 5.26%
Sahara 3.51%
Sony 3.51%
Compaq 1.75%
American Megatrends 1.75%
Common models
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TOSHIBA Satellite A200 1.69%
TOSHIBA Satellite A135 1.69%


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