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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,158
United States Rank #20,653
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 129.56 days
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Average installed length: 434.61 days


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Sonic PDF Creator v3.0


Sonic PDF Creator v3.0 is a software program developed by Investintech.com. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 sonicpdf.exe. The setup package generally installs about 18 files and is usually about 56.87 MB (59,636,896 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 39% of users of Sonic PDF Creator come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.investintech.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Investintech.com Inc\Sonic PDF Creator\3.0\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Investintech.com Inc\Sonic PDF Creator\3.0\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 56.87 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Sonic PDF Creator v3.0

Program executable:sonicpdf.exe
Name:Sonic PDF Creator
Sonic PDF Creator UI
Path:C:\Program Files\investintech.com inc\sonic pdf creator\3.0\sonicpdf.exe
Additional files:
  • itSONBatch.exe - Sonic PDF Creator (Batch PDF creator)
  • itSONCreator.exe - PDF creation executable
  • itSONCreatorDll.dll - PDF creation library
  • itSONNumSpinEditCtrl.ocx - NumSpinEdit COM Control
  • itSONOptions.exe - Options Dialogs
  • itSONOptionsDll.dll - Options Dilaogs Library
  • itSONPM.dll - Sonic PM library
  • itSONPrnDisp.exe - Print Dispatcher
  • itSONShellExt.dll - Shell Extension Library
  • ViewerControl.ocx - PDF Viewer ActiveX Control
  • itPCR2.dll - PDFCreator (PDF Creation Library)
  • itPCR2Options.dll - Options Manipulation Library
  • itPCR2PrnInst.exe - Printer Installation Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • itSONShellExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'SonicPDF.ShellExt' with a class of {70666C04-8490-4B85-96C6-D87C52E6F451}.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • itSONPrnDisp.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Sonic PDF Print Dispatcher (2).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • itSONPrnDisp.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Sonic PDF Print Dispatcher' which loads as C:\Program Files\Investintech.com Inc\Sonic PDF Creator\3.0\itSONPrnDisp.exe.

How do I remove Sonic PDF Creator?

Quickly and completely remove Sonic PDF Creator v3.0 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Sonic PDF Creator 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 Sonic PDF Creator v3.0, 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 Sonic PDF Creator.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win XP 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.93%
Windows 8 27.87%
Windows XP 6.56%
Windows Vista 1.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.51%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.21%
Windows 7 Professional 13.93%
Windows 8.1 12.30%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.84%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.16% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.16%
  Germany 8.39%
  India 4.90%
  United Kingdom 4.90%
  Canada 4.20%
  Romania 3.50%
  Netherlands 3.50%
  Iran 2.80%
  Italy 2.80%
  Belgium 2.10%
  France 2.10%
  DZ 2.10%
  BD 2.10%
  Czech Republic 2.10%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.73%
Acer 20.27%
Dell 14.86%
ASUS 9.46%
Lenovo 4.05%
American Megatrends 2.70%
Intel 2.70%
Medion 2.70%
MSI 2.70%
Samsung 2.70%
Toshiba 2.70%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5742 2.11%
ASUS All Series 2.11%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.11%
HP ProBook 4540s 2.11%
HP ProBook 4430s 1.05%
HP Pavilion m6 Notebook P... 1.05%


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