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3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,503
United States Rank #22,295
Reach 0.0397%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.89 days
409.76 days >
Average installed length: 215.30 days


VersionDistribution 0.13% 8.31% 1.04% 0.52% 0.13% 1.56% 1.56% 0.13% 75.71% 0.26% 7.79% 1.95% 0.78% 0.13%

Soda PDF 6 Insert Module

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

All the tools you need to edit and add text, organize and customize page elements as well as make revisions and annotations.


Soda PDF 6 Insert 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 85 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 75% of users of Soda PDF 6 Insert Module come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: sodapdf.com/modules-and-packages/pro-ocr
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Soda PDF 6\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{ACBCBF32-C80C-4CA3-9F2C-7D20D2DA7089}
(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 Insert 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-provider.dll
  • atom_IObitDel.dll - Soda PDF 6
  • brand_IObitDel.dll
  • creator-outlook-plugin_IObitDel.dll
  • creator-proxy-dll.dll - LULU Software Creator Service Proxy Module
  • creator-ws_IObitDel.exe
  • encoding-conversion_IObitDel.dll
  • pdf2image.dll
  • pdf2text.dll
  • pdf2word.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.
Scheduled Task
  • Soda PDF 6.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B15B678C-C3FC-4A31-A364-B14A53F31EC1}' (runs on registration).
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).

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Or, you can uninstall Soda PDF 6 Insert 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Soda PDF 6 Insert Module, 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).
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Microsoft Internet Explorer
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Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win XP 0%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.21%
Windows 10 30.65%
Windows Vista 4.42%
Windows XP 2.73%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.17%
Windows 8.1 16.64%
Windows 7 Professional 11.31%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.63%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.24%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.64%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.29% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 75.29%
  United States 10.63%
  Austria 2.18%
  United Kingdom 2.05%
  France 1.15%
  Netherlands 1.15%
  India 1.02%
  Italy 1.02%
  Canada 0.77%
  Poland 0.64%
  Australia 0.51%
  Switzerland 0.38%
  Spain 0.38%
  BD 0.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 35.36%
Acer 17.79%
Hewlett-Packard 10.59%
Dell 9.46%
ASUS 8.56%
Toshiba 4.95%
Lenovo 2.25%
Samsung 2.03%
Intel 1.35%
American Megatrends 1.13%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 8.19%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 4.44%
MEDION MS-7797 3.75%
MEDIONPC MS-7708 3.41%
ASUS All Series 3.41%
MEDION MS-7848 3.07%

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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