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What percent of users and experts removed it?
44% remove it56% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,613
United States Rank #9,265
Reach 0.0177%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 36.43 days
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Average installed length: 564.73 days


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PDFlite 0.7

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What is PDFlite?

PDFlite uses the InstallIQ download and install manager which is designed to co-bundle additional offers which include toolbars, web browser extensions as well as various potentially unwanted applications. You may be offered to install the File Association Manager and the Yahoo Toolbar in this installation. Both programs will not be automatically uininstalled if PDFlite is removed.

About  (from Amnis Technology Ltd)

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


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 setup package generally installs about 17 files and is usually about 29.9 MB (31,355,915 bytes).
PDFlite has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\pdflite
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PDFlite\uninstall-pdflite.exe"
Estimated size: 29.9 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PDFlite 0.7

  • PdfFilter.dll - PDFlite IFilter Persistent Handler (PDFlite IFilter Search Helper)
  • PdfPreview.dll - PDFlite Preview Persistent Handler (PDFlite Preview Shell Extension)
  • npPdfViewer.dll - PDFlite Browser Plugin
  • pdflite.exe - PDFlite
  • uninstall-pdflite.exe - PDFlite 0.7 Installer
  • libmupdf.dll (by Artifex Software) - SumatraPDF (MuPDF Rendering Library)
  • uninstall.exe (by PDFlite.com) - PDFlite 0.4 Installer
  • pluginreg.exe
  • gsdll32.dll
  • pdflite_printer.exe
  • PDFLiteConverter.exe (by PDFLite) - PDFLite Converter
  • PDFLiteInstall.dll (by Cogniview) - CC PDF Converter (CC PDF Converter Install helper)
  • PS5UI.DLL (by Microsoft) - Microsoft(R) Windows (R) 2000 Operating System (PostScript Driver User Interface)
  • PSCRIPT5.DLL (by Microsoft) - PostScript Printer Driver
  • redmonnt.dll
  • setupr.exe
  • unredmon.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.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • pdflite.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\PDFlite\pdflite.exe'.

How do I remove PDFlite?

Quickly and completely remove PDFlite 0.7 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program PDFlite 0.7, 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 PDFlite.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by PDFlite 0.7 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 0%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 44%
Keep it 56%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.26%
Windows XP 11.95%
Windows Vista 11.08%
Windows 10 6.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 49.41%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.13%
Windows 7 Professional 10.36%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.88%
Windows 10 Home 3.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.19%
  United Kingdom 9.31%
  Australia 1.19%
  Canada 0.99%
  Indonesia 0.59%
  France 0.40%
  Norway 0.40%
  RS 0.40%
  Spain 0.40%
  Estonia 0.40%
  South Africa 0.20%
  Qatar 0.20%
  Korea 0.20%
  Russia 0.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.50%
Dell 25.00%
Toshiba 12.92%
Acer 12.50%
Intel 8.75%
ASUS 5.00%
Samsung 2.50%
Lenovo 1.25%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.70%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.36%
Dell Inspiron 620 2.01%
Dell Studio 540 2.01%
Dell Inspiron 570 2.01%
HP G56 Notebook PC 2.01%


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