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Should I remove Soda PDF 6 Edit Module?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,364
United States Rank #20,974
Reach 0.0399%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.87 days
468.06 days >
Average installed length: 245.93 days


VersionDistribution 0.13% 8.78% 1.02% 0.51% 0.13% 1.40% 1.91% 0.13% 74.68% 0.25% 7.89% 2.29% 0.76% 0.13%

Soda PDF 6 Edit Module

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

With the advanced and enhanced Soda PDF 6, load your PDF software with powerful features of your choice, saving time as well as money. Pick from our easy to use features, Create, Convert, Edit, Review, Forms, Secure and Sign and OCR PDF to make your own customized PDF software. Use Online Services to save, access, and ...  Read more


Soda PDF 6 Edit Module is a program developed by LULU Software. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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. 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is creator-ws.exe. The software installer includes 87 files and is usually about 122.96 MB (128,928,886 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 74% of users of Soda PDF 6 Edit Module come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: sodapdf.com/products
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Soda PDF 6\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{044C952A-AFD1-499C-8B08-BC13906CEEFB}
(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 Edit 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
  • pdmodel.dll
  • pdrender.dll
  • plugins-manager.dll
  • plugins-manager-provider.dll
  • preview-handler.dll
  • root-service-provider.dll
  • settings.dll
  • Soda PDF 6.exe
  • atom_IObitDel.dll - Soda PDF 6
  • brand_IObitDel.dll
  • creator-outlook-plugin_IObitDel.dll
  • creator-proxy-dll.dll - LULU Software Creator Service Proxy Module

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.
Scheduled Task
  • Soda PDF 6.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Soda PDF 6'.
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 Edit Module?

You can uninstall Soda PDF 6 Edit 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 Edit 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 Edit Module.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Soda PDF 6 Edit 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 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.26%
Windows 10 30.75%
Windows Vista 4.32%
Windows XP 2.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.49%
Windows 8.1 16.45%
Windows 7 Professional 11.10%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.63%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.63%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

73.91% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 73.91%
  United States 11.74%
  Austria 2.12%
  United Kingdom 2.00%
  France 1.25%
  Italy 1.12%
  Netherlands 1.12%
  India 1.00%
  Canada 0.75%
  Spain 0.62%
  Poland 0.62%
  Australia 0.50%
  Switzerland 0.37%
  Iran 0.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 34.36%
Acer 18.28%
Hewlett-Packard 11.23%
Dell 9.69%
ASUS 8.37%
Toshiba 4.85%
Lenovo 2.42%
Samsung 1.98%
Intel 1.32%
American Megatrends 1.10%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 7.43%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 4.73%
MEDION MS-7797 3.72%
MEDIONPC MS-7708 3.38%
ASUS All Series 3.38%
MEDION MS-7848 3.04%

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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