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Should I remove eXPert PDF 5?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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United States Rank #35,855
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VersionDistribution 0.29% 0.87% 92.75%
5.0.1180.0 2.03%
5.0.1150.0 0.58%
5.0.1040.0 0.29%
5.0.950.0 2.61%
5.0.650.0 0.58%

eXPert PDF 5


eXPert PDF 5 is a software program developed by Visage Software. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 setup package generally installs about 20 files and is usually about 1.25 MB (1,306,112 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 67% of users of eXPert PDF 5 come from Germany, it is also popular in Brazil and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.visagesoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\visagesoft\expert pdf 5\cmaps
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A6E92CAB-9E63-46DC-8ABF-0CAFF7B7CD02}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.25 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by eXPert PDF 5

  • expertpdfaddin.dll
  • gdiplus.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft GDI+
  • pdfeditor.exe - eXPert PDF Editor
  • printersetup.exe - Visagesoft Printer Installer (Printer installation)
  • regsvr.exe
  • sendmail.exe
  • settingseditor.exe - Visagesoft eXPert PDF (eXPert PDF Settings editor)
  • sqlite.dll
  • vsbatch2pdf.exe - Batch 2 PDF (Batch pdf convertion to pdf)
  • vsmon1.dll
  • vspdf2word.exe - eXPert PDF Converter (Convert PDF to word (rtf))
  • vspdfdrv.dll - Visage PDF Printer (Visage PDF Printer Driver)
  • vspdfprsrv.exe - eXPert PDF Creator
  • vspdfui.dll - Visage PDF Printer User Interface (Visage PDF Printer Driver User Interface)
  • vspdfuid.dll
  • vsprinterx.dll - PDF Printer SDK (Visage PDF Printer SDK)
  • watermarked.exe - eXPert PDF Stationery Editor

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • vspdfprsrv.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D2766423-58FF-45BA-BEBA-D1C8797201D8}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • vspdfprsrv.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'vspdfprsrv.exe' which loads as C:\Program Files\Visagesoft\eXPert PDF 5\vspdfprsrv.exe --background.

How do I remove eXPert PDF 5?

You can uninstall eXPert PDF 5 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 eXPert PDF 5, 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 eXPert PDF 5.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 48.12%
Windows Vista 21.16%
Windows XP 17.10%
Windows 10 13.62%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.45%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 18.66%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.91%
Windows 7 Professional 8.45%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.29%
Windows 8.1 3.21%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.24% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 67.24%
  Brazil 9.12%
  United States 8.83%
  France 3.70%
  Switzerland 1.71%
  Austria 1.14%
  Netherlands 1.14%
  Spain 0.85%
  Canada 0.85%
  Italy 0.85%
  United Kingdom 0.85%
  NG 0.57%
  Slovenia 0.28%
  South Africa 0.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 32.66%
Acer 16.08%
Dell 11.06%
Hewlett-Packard 10.55%
ASUS 6.53%
Sahara 5.03%
Samsung 3.52%
Intel 3.02%
American Megatrends 2.51%
Toshiba 2.51%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 10.14%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 4.73%
MEDIONPC MS-7318 3.38%
MEDION P6612 3.38%
MEDION MS-7797 2.70%
MEDIONPC MS-7713 2.03%


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