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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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United States Rank #34,673
Reach 0.0024%


3.02.0005 2.17%
3.02.0002 4.35%
3.02.0000 15.22%
3.01.0002 2.17%
3.01.0001 4.35%
3.01.0000 23.91%
3.00.0002 4.35%
3.00.0001 8.70%
3.00.0000 34.78%

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ScanSoft PDF Professional 3.0

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What is ScanSoft PDF Professional?  (from ScanSoft, Inc)

ScanSoft PDF Converter Professional gives you everything you need to create, convert, and edit PDF files--all within a single, easy-to-use application. Create high-quality PDF files from any PC application, complete with full color, watermarks and bookmarks. Turn existing PDF files into fully formatted Microsoft Word d...  Read more


ScanSoft PDF Professional 3.0 is a software program developed by ScanSoft, Inc. The most common release is 3.00.0000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named PLClient.exe. The setup package generally installs about 48 files and is usually about 743.47 KB (761,312 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 55% of users of ScanSoft PDF Professional come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.scansoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ScanSoft\PDF Professional 3.0\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{A65E49F4-9664-4E8D-AA8D-1E9ED17AB6C6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 743.47 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ScanSoft PDF Professional 3.0

Program executable:PLClient.exe
Name:PLClient - WebUpdate
Path:C:\Program Files\ScanSoft\PDF Professional 3.0\PLClient.exe
Additional files:
  • PLClient.exe - PLClient - WebUpdate
  • Pipeline.dll - ScanSoft Pipeline (Pipeline)
  • crx.dll - PDF Converter (OmniPage Pro application extension)
  • engshrd.dll
  • Firewrx.dll
  • fmxlfr.dll - PDF Converter Application Extension
  • fmxocra.dll
  • Fmxpdf32.dll - OmniForm Application Extension
  • fmxrtf.dll
  • fmxvirt.dll
  • formatter.dll
  • ieshellext.dll - PDF Converter Internet Explorer AddIn
  • lecsomgr.dll
  • LOGMAN.dll
  • mor.dll
  • outlookaddin.dll - PDF Converter Outlook AddIn
  • pdfcwordaddin.dll - PDF Converter Word Addin
  • pdfhand.dll
  • PdfPro3Hook.exe - PdfCreateHook Application
  • PdfRouter.exe
  • pdread.dll
  • prerendering.dll
  • recdiag.dll
  • regexp.dll
  • registrycontroller.exe - PDF Converter Registry Controller
  • rendering.dll
  • rndsdawg.dll
  • rnerr.dll
  • shellext30.dll - PDF Converter Shell Extension AddIn
  • SPDFLib.dll
  • sspdfsmt.dll - PDF Converter Smart tag action handler
  • WPAddIn.dll
  • xocr.dll
  • cpres.dll - CP (CP resource DLL)
  • Ereg.exe - Ereg Application (Ereg)
  • KDU_V40R.DLL (by The University of New South Wales) - Kakadu Software Tools for JPEG2000 (kdu_v40 -- Kakadu core DLL)
  • anypage.dll (by Caere) - Caere Corporation anypage (anypage dll)
  • FmxTiff.dll (by Formonix) - FormVision (Formonix TIFF File Converter)
  • p4dll.dll (by E-W Software) - P4 (P4 Palasik's PostScript & PDF Processor)
  • decomp.dll
  • rec_img.dll

How do I remove ScanSoft PDF Professional?

Quickly and completely remove ScanSoft PDF Professional 3.0 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ScanSoft PDF Professional 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 ScanSoft PDF Professional 3.0, 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 ScanSoft PDF Professional.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win XP 4%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.17%
Windows XP 30.43%
Windows 10 13.04%
Windows Vista 4.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 31.11%
Windows 7 Professional 26.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.78%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.67%
Windows 8 4.44%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.17%
  Germany 10.34%
  France 8.62%
  MA 1.72%
  Brazil 1.72%
  Colombia 1.72%
  Belgium 1.72%
  Latvia 1.72%
  Australia 1.72%
  Indonesia 1.72%
  Philippines 1.72%
  Romania 1.72%
  Canada 1.72%
  Turkey 1.72%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.95%
Hewlett-Packard 18.42%
Lenovo 10.53%
American Megatrends 7.89%
Medion 7.89%
Acer 7.89%
Toshiba 5.26%
ASUS 5.26%
Sony 5.26%
Intel 2.63%
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