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Should I remove PdfGrabber?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #33,945
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VersionDistribution 81.94%
6.0 18.06%

PdfGrabber 6.0

What is PdfGrabber?  (from PixelPlanet)

PdfGrabber converts PDF files into multiple formats, i.e. Pdf to Excel, RTF, Word, Text, DXF/CAD, XML or PowerPoint. It permits the handling and processing of PDF contents in other applications such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel or AutoCAD. Adobe Acrobat does not have to be installed. The software offers a range o...  Read more


PdfGrabber 6.0 is a software program developed by PixelPlanet. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The setup package generally installs about 16 files and is usually about 35.52 MB (37,247,712 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 38% of users of PdfGrabber come from Germany, it is also popular in Iran and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pdfgrabber.com
Help link: www.pdfgrabber.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PixelPlanet\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{A3A61264-B075-46BE-9C97-376EA4CEEEF5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 35.52 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PdfGrabber 6.0

  • PdfGrabberOfficeAddin6.dll - PdfGrabber MSOffice COM addin
  • PdfGrabberOfficeAddin7.dll
  • PdfPrinterMonitor.exe - PixelPlanet PdfPrinter 6 (PixelPlanet PdfPrinter Monitor)
  • PdfEditorShellExt64.dll - PixelPlanet PdfEditor (PixelPlanet PdfEditor Shell extension)
  • PPpkcs11.dll - PKCS#11 Middleware
  • PdfGrabber.exe - PdfGrabber
  • PdfGrabberShellExt6.dll - PdfGrabber 5 Shell extension
  • PdfGrabberShellExt7.dll - PdfGrabber 7 Shell extension
  • Elevation.dll - Elevation functions for MS Vista
  • PdfEditor.exe - PixelPlanet PdfEditor
  • PdfEditorShellExt.dll - PixelPlanet PdfEditor shell extension

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Context Menu Handlers
  • PdfEditorShellExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'PdfEditorContextMenu' with a class of {2EAF7696-7FDA-4907-8B17-D014F6F905A0}.
  • PdfGrabberShellExt6.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'PdfGrabber6ContextMenu' with a class of {F8B4672E-1F26-4828-A33B-C439B1F3AEEF}.
  • PdfGrabberShellExt7.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'PdfGrabber7ContextMenu' with a class of {F3B803FC-C8A6-437E-944E-DB0D3E45A6E6}.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PdfPrinterMonitor.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PixelPlanet PdfPrinter-Monitor' which loads as "C:\Program Files\PixelPlanet\PdfPrinter 6\PdfPrinterMonitor.exe".

How do I remove PdfGrabber?

You can uninstall PdfGrabber 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 PdfGrabber 6.0, 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 PdfGrabber.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.78%
Windows 10 9.72%
Windows XP 9.72%
Windows Vista 2.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.76%
Windows 7 Professional 12.68%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.86%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.63%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 1.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.16% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 38.16%
  Iran 13.16%
  United States 9.21%
  France 9.21%
  Italy 6.58%
  DZ 5.26%
  Austria 2.63%
  Saudi Arabia 2.63%
  MA 1.32%
  South Africa 1.32%
  TN 1.32%
  Switzerland 1.32%
  GA 1.32%
  Russia 1.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 34.88%
Dell 20.93%
Hewlett-Packard 18.60%
Lenovo 4.65%
Samsung 4.65%
Toshiba 4.65%
American Megatrends 4.65%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.45%
TOSHIBA Satellite P200 1.72%
TOSHIBA Satellite A500 1.72%
Sony VPCF11DGX 1.72%


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