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Should I remove Soda PDF 6 Convert Module?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,218
United States Rank #18,857
Reach 0.0409%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.89 days
586.79 days >
Average installed length: 308.31 days


VersionDistribution 0.12% 8.81% 1.12% 0.50% 0.12% 1.36% 1.74% 0.12% 73.08% 0.25% 10.05% 1.99% 0.62% 0.12%

Soda PDF 6 Convert Module

What is Soda PDF 6 Convert Module?  (from LULU Software)

To convert the active PDF document into a Word Document (*.doc or*.docx, depending on the MS Word version installed on the workstation), use the PDF to DOC button of the Convert group.
Once you have clicked the PDF to DOC button, the Convert to Microsoft Word Document dialog box appears:


Soda PDF 6 Convert Module is a software program developed by LULU Software. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named creator-ws.exe. The setup package generally installs about 81 files and is usually about 122.96 MB (128,928,886 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 72% of users of Soda PDF 6 Convert Module come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: sodapdf.com/support/center/customer/portal/articles/1463422-convert-module
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Soda PDF 6\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F0B7FE88-7BA7-4957-8A4F-A1697EE54B9F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 122.96 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Soda PDF 6 Convert Module

Program executable:creator-ws.exe
Name:Soda PDF 6
Path:C:\Program Files\Soda PDF 6\creator-ws.exe
Additional files:
  • atom.dll - Soda® PDF 6
  • ax-pdf-viewer.dll
  • bl.dll
  • bl-commands.dll
  • bl-commands-manager.dll
  • bl-controllers.dll
  • bl-creator-module.dll
  • bl-edit.dll
  • bl-edit-module.dll
  • bl-forms-module.dll
  • bl-insert-module.dll
  • bl-javascript.dll
  • bl-models.dll
  • bl-ocr-module.dll
  • bl-review-module.dll
  • bl-scan.dll
  • bl-secure-module.dll
  • bl-service-provider.dll
  • bl-sign.dll
  • bl-task-executer.dll
  • bl-task-factory.dll
  • bl-views.dll
  • brand.dll
  • crash-handler.dll
  • crash-handler-app.exe
  • crash-handler-ws.exe
  • creator-app.exe
  • creator-context-menu.dll
  • creator-excel-plugin.dll
  • creator-ie-helper.dll
  • creator-ie-plugin.dll
  • creator-outlook-plugin.dll
  • creator-powerpoint-plugin.dll
  • creator-publisher-plugin.dll
  • creator-so.dll
  • creator-word-plugin.dll
  • ebook2pdf.dll
  • encoding-conversion.dll
  • Graphics.dll
  • graphics-service.dll
  • ie-pdf-previewer.dll
  • installer-so.dll
  • localization-service.dll
  • notification-service.dll
  • np-previewer.dll
  • ns-activation.dll
  • pdf2excel.dll
  • pdf2html.dll
  • pdf2image.dll
  • pdf2text.dll
  • pdf2word.dll
  • pdmodel.dll
  • pdrender.dll
  • plugins-manager.dll
  • plugins-manager-provider.dll
  • preview-handler.dll
  • creator-outlook-plugin_IObitDel.dll - Soda PDF 6
  • creator-proxy-dll.dll - LULU Software Creator Service Proxy Module
  • creator-ws_IObitDel.exe
  • pdf2pptx.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • creator-context-menu.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'PDFManagerExt' with a class of {038FD367-8736-41AA-99F2-25F717F3367D}.
Google Chrome Plugin
  • np-previewer.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'np-previewer.dll'.
Internet Explorer BHO
  • creator-ie-helper.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Soda PDF 6 Helper' with the class of {ACEC6276-3D7B-4AA9-BE79-23520A23026D}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • creator-ie-plugin.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Soda PDF 6 Toolbar' with the class of {35251526-B7A4-44E4-8B2E-FD62AE267B82}.
Mozilla Plugin
  • np-previewer.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Soda PDF 6' with a plugin key of 'Soda PDF 6' for all users of the PC.
3 Services
  • creator-ws.exe runs as a service named 'Soda PDF 6 Creator' (Soda PDF 6 Creator).
  • crash-handler-ws.exe runs as a service named 'LULU Software CrashHandler' (LULU Software CrashHandler).
  • creator-so.dll runs as a service named 'Soda PDF 6 Creator' (Soda PDF 6 Creator).

How do I remove Soda PDF 6 Convert Module?

You can uninstall Soda PDF 6 Convert Module 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 Soda PDF 6 Convert Module, 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 Soda PDF 6 Convert Module.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Soda PDF 6 Convert Module you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win XP 0%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.46%
Windows 10 31.35%
Windows Vista 4.58%
Windows XP 2.60%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.96%
Windows 8.1 16.94%
Windows 7 Professional 10.71%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.60%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.48%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.62% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 71.62%
  United States 14.13%
  United Kingdom 2.17%
  Austria 2.05%
  France 1.21%
  Italy 1.09%
  India 0.97%
  Netherlands 0.97%
  Canada 0.85%
  Australia 0.60%
  Poland 0.60%
  Switzerland 0.36%
  Spain 0.36%
  Portugal 0.24%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 34.61%
Acer 18.26%
Hewlett-Packard 11.46%
Dell 10.19%
ASUS 8.49%
Toshiba 3.82%
Lenovo 2.34%
Samsung 2.12%
Intel 1.27%
Sony 1.27%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 7.84%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 4.25%
MEDION MS-7797 3.59%
MEDION MS-7848 3.27%
MEDIONPC MS-7708 3.27%
ASUS All Series 3.27%

About (from LULU Software)

LULU SOFTWARE creates simple and hard-working software for your PC. We appreciate that for most people technology is a headache — they just want it to work.
Publisher URL: lulusoftware.com


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