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Should I remove pdfforge Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
67% remove it33% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #29,402
United States Rank #37,106
Reach 0.0051%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 436.98 days
1372.03 days >
Average installed length: 720.90 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
4.9 100.00%

pdfforge Toolbar v4.9

What is pdfforge Toolbar?

pdfforge Toolbar installs a Spigot toolbar in your Web browser that collects and stores information about your web browsing habits and sends this information to Spigot so they can suggest services or provide ads via the toolbar. pdfforge Toolbar is free software that allows you to download YouTube videos, Facebook Video, Google Video, Yahoo Video (and many others) and convert YouTube videos to other video formats. The toolbar is typically bundled with the free PDFCreator program as an option during installation and does not necessarily get uninstalled when PDFCreator is removed from the user's PC and must be removed manually. Additionally, if the home page and search settings were modified by this toolbar, they need to be manually reverted back by the user.

About  (from Spigot)

The Spigot Search Settings is an application which is part of the Spigot Toolbar. Spigot searchsettings.exe'spurpose is to check periodically your default search engine and restore it to Yahoo in case you agreed to set it to Yahoo in the first place and another application is trying to change it. It's easy to uninstal...  Read more
Overview
pdfforge Toolbar has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove pdfforge Toolbar v4.9.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pdfforge.org/content/pdfcreator-toolbar-spyware
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\pdfforge Toolbar\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{26ED1160-22B1-4b19-8C21-42A1BACAAF75}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.67 MB

Program filesFiles installed by pdfforge Toolbar v4.9

Program executable:WidgiHelper.exe
Name:Widgi Toolbar
WidgiHelper Application
Path:C:\Program Files\pdfforge Toolbar\WidgiHelper.exe
MD5:5ade0de8727fb4482856d7e5311deb62
Additional files:
  • WidgiHelper.exe - Widgi Toolbar (WidgiHelper Application)
  • pdfforgeToolbarIE.dll - Widgi Toolbar for Internet Explorer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • pdfforgeToolbarIE.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'pdfforge Toolbar' with the class of {B922D405-6D13-4A2B-AE89-08A030DA4402}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • pdfforgeToolbarIE.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'pdfforge Toolbar' with the class of {B922D405-6D13-4A2B-AE89-08A030DA4402}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • pdfforgeToolbarIE.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'pdfforge Toolbar' with a class of {B922D405-6D13-4A2B-AE89-08A030DA4402} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.

How do I remove pdfforge Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove pdfforge Toolbar v4.9 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall pdfforge Toolbar 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 pdfforge Toolbar v4.9, 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 pdfforge Toolbar.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by pdfforge Toolbar v4.9 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win Vista 1%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 67%
Keep it 33%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.51%
Windows Vista 12.24%
Windows XP 10.20%
Windows 10 2.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.36%
Windows 7 Professional 19.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.28%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.28%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.25%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.33% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 33.33%
  United States 25.00%
  France 9.26%
  Netherlands 5.56%
  Spain 4.63%
  Italy 3.70%
  Brazil 1.85%
  Taiwan 1.85%
  Canada 1.85%
  Thailand 0.93%
  Costa Rica 0.93%
  Switzerland 0.93%
  India 0.93%
  Sweden 0.93%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 17.91%
ASUS 14.93%
Acer 14.93%
GIGABYTE 11.94%
Samsung 10.45%
Hewlett-Packard 10.45%
Lenovo 5.97%
Medion 4.48%
Sahara 4.48%
Toshiba 2.99%
American Megatrends 1.49%
Common models
CLEVO Co. M720T/M730... 3.33%
ASUSTeK K50IJ 2.22%
Gigabyte Z68X-UD7-B3 2.22%
Samsung R519/R719 2.22%
Samsung R530/R730 2.22%
Samsung R520/R522/R620 ... 1.11%

About (from Spigot, Inc.)

Keep your customers coming back and delight them with contextually relevant content and applications.
Publisher URL: www.spigot.com

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