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deskPDF Creator 2012

What is deskPDF Creator 2012?  (from Docudesk)

Create PDF files from any application using deskPDF Creator! Docudesk’s deskPDF has been the leading PDF creation app since 2003, with millions of users worldwide. Award-winning and critically-acclaimed, some have said deskPDF has a “zenlike” simplicity while including many powerful features.


deskPDF Creator 2012 is a program developed by Docudesk. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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). The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 29.16 MB (30,573,345 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 64% of users of deskPDF Creator 2012 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.docudesk.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Docudesk\deskPDF Creator\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Docudesk\deskPDF Creator\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 29.16 MB

Program filesFiles installed by deskPDF Creator 2012

  • deskPDFCreator.exe - deskPDF Creator Front End (deskPDF Creator)
  • GPL-Interpreter.exe - GPL Ghostscript (GPL Ghostscript Setup)
  • deskapp.exe - deskPDF (deskapp)
  • dynapdf.dll (by DynaForms GmbH) - DynaPDF (DynaPDF 3.0)
  • deskPDFStill.exe
  • curl.exe (by cURL, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL executable
  • deskUtil.exe
  • iconv.dll (by Free Software Foundation) - libiconv: character set conversion library (LGPLed libiconv for Windows NT/2000/XP and Windows 95/98/ME)
  • libxml2.dll
  • pstilldll.dll
  • undesk.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • deskPDFCreator.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A364DE0D-EA79-4677-8344-D65A5D07E478}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • deskPDFCreator.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'deskPDF Creator' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Docudesk\deskPDF Studio\deskPDFCreator.exe" -minimize.

How do I remove deskPDF Creator 2012?

You can uninstall deskPDF Creator 2012 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 deskPDF Creator 2012, 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 deskPDF Creator 2012.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.74%
Windows 10 24.19%
Windows XP 4.84%
Windows Vista 3.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.10%
Windows 7 Professional 19.35%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.68%
Windows 8.1 8.06%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.84%
Windows 10 Home 4.84%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.53% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.53%
  United Kingdom 5.88%
  Canada 4.71%
  Australia 3.53%
  India 2.35%
  Italy 2.35%
  Pakistan 2.35%
  Thailand 2.35%
  United Arab Emirates 1.18%
  Brazil 1.18%
  Spain 1.18%
  Jordan 1.18%
  Malaysia 1.18%
  Netherlands 1.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.50%
Dell 18.75%
Acer 10.42%
Lenovo 10.42%
Toshiba 8.33%
Sony 4.17%
Samsung 4.17%
Alienware 2.08%
American Megatrends 2.08%
Common models
HP ENVY dv7 Notebook PC 11.11%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 3.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite L875 1.85%
TOSHIBA Satellite L775 1.85%


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