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2% remove it98% keep it
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What is PrintFile?  (from Peter Lerup)

PrintFile is a freeware MS Windows utility program that will enable you to print files fast and easily. The program recognizes plain text, PostScript, Encapsulated PostScript (EPS) and binary formats. Using this program can save you a lot of paper and thereby also saving valuable natural resources. Selection of which f...  Read more


PrintFile is a program developed by Peter Lerup. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is prfile32.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 494.33 KB (506,192 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 49% of users of PrintFile come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lerup.com/printfile
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PrintFile
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\PRINTF~1\prfile32.exe /uninstall
Estimated size: 494.33 KB

Program filesFiles installed by PrintFile

Program executable:prfile32.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\PrintFile\prfile32.exe
Additional files:
  • Setup.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • prfile32.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9571A19A-E834-4BFF-9D69-9D4D0E5DFF66}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove PrintFile?

You can uninstall PrintFile 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 PrintFile, 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 PrintFile.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.99%
Windows XP 31.13%
Windows 10 13.91%
Windows Vista 3.97%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 31.76%
Windows 7 Professional 24.32%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.92%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.41%
Windows 10 Home 3.38%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.91%
  Germany 13.59%
  France 7.07%
  Canada 3.26%
  United Kingdom 2.72%
  RS 2.17%
  Italy 2.17%
  Brazil 1.63%
  Belgium 1.63%
  India 1.63%
  Indonesia 1.63%
  Spain 1.63%
  Mexico 1.09%
  Israel 1.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.85%
Dell 23.40%
Acer 10.64%
ASUS 7.45%
Intel 6.38%
American Megatrends 5.32%
Toshiba 3.19%
Medion 2.13%
Compaq 1.06%
Common models
eMachines EL1352G 3.00%
Dell OptiPlex 755 2.00%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.00%
ASUSTeK G73Sw 2.00%
Gateway NV59 2.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 2.00%


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