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Foxit Reader

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Foxit Reader is a software program developed by oszone.net. 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named foxitreader.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 70.72 MB (74,156,081 bytes). The installed file Foxit Updater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 23% of users of Foxit Reader come from UA, it is also popular in the United States and Russia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.FoxitSoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\foxit software\foxit reader
Uninstaller: rundll32.exe advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection C:\Windows\INF\FoxitR.inf,Uninstall_x86
Estimated size: 70.72 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Foxit Reader

Program executable:foxitreader.exe
Name:Foxit Reader
Foxit Reader 6.0, Best Reader for Everyday Use!
Path:C:\Program Files\foxit software\foxit reader\foxitreader.exe
Additional files:
  • UninstallPrint.exe (by Foxit) - FoxitTool Application
  • Foxit Updater.exe (by Foxit) - Foxit Updater
  • Foxit Reader.exe - Foxit Reader (Foxit Reader 6.2, Best Reader for Everyday Use!)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • SendCrashReport.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • Foxit Updater.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{93A3906D-318B-402E-ADD5-BEC69A66B187}' (runs on registration).
  • Foxit Reader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E3C347A0-558D-4935-8319-8318EA444888}' (runs on registration).
  • FoxitReader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4B174454-C1D0-4441-8828-BB81EC63EF25}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • FoxitReader.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Foxit Reader.exe'.

How do I remove Foxit Reader?

Quickly and completely remove Foxit Reader from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Foxit Reader 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 Foxit Reader, 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 Foxit Reader.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 7 11%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.79%
Windows 10 21.05%
Windows XP 13.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 48.21%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.39%
Windows 7 Professional 8.93%
Windows 8 Pro 7.14%
Windows 10 Pro 5.36%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.81% of installs come from UA
Which countries install it?
  UA 22.81%
  United States 19.30%
  Russia 13.16%
  Iran 5.26%
  Germany 4.39%
  IQ 3.51%
  MA 2.63%
  Spain 2.63%
  Poland 2.63%
  BY 1.75%
  Sweden 1.75%
  DZ 1.75%
  Argentina 1.75%
  Kazakstan 0.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 24.36%
ASUS 17.95%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Dell 14.10%
American Megatrends 5.13%
Toshiba 5.13%
Lenovo 3.85%
Samsung 2.56%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.82%
Acer Aspire E1-571G 2.41%
Acer Aspire E1-531 2.41%
ASUS All Series 2.41%
Dell Inspiron N5040 2.41%

Publisher URL: www.oszone.net


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