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A way to uninstall Foxit Reader 5.1 from your PC

You can find on this page detailed information on how to remove Foxit Reader 5.1 for Windows. The Windows release was created by Foxit Corporation. You can read more on Foxit Corporation or check for application updates here. Click on to get more details about Foxit Reader 5.1 on Foxit Corporation's website. Foxit Reader 5.1 is commonly installed in the C:\Program Files\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader directory, however this location can differ a lot depending on the user's option when installing the program. The full command line for removing Foxit Reader 5.1 is C:\Program Files\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\unins000.exe. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may receive a notification for admin rights. Foxit Reader 5.1's main file takes around 20.15 MB (21128696 bytes) and its name is Foxit Reader.exe.

The following executables are incorporated in Foxit Reader 5.1. They take 23.17 MB (24294376 bytes) on disk.

  • Foxit Reader.exe (20.15 MB)
  • Foxit Updater.exe (1.47 MB)
  • unins000.exe (1.55 MB)

The current page applies to Foxit Reader 5.1 version only. You can find below info on other versions of Foxit Reader 5.1:

If you're planning to uninstall Foxit Reader 5.1 you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader

The files below were left behind on your disk when you remove Foxit Reader 5.1:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Start\history.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Start\skin.css

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following registry values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\PROGRAM FILES (X86)\FOXIT SOFTWARE\FOXIT READER\FOXIT READER.EXE.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\PROGRAM FILES (X86)\FOXIT SOFTWARE\FOXIT READER\FOXIT READER.EXE.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{3D20F47F-E818-4A03-AD52-45B708ACCF23}\1.0\0\win32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{3D20F47F-E818-4A03-AD52-45B708ACCF23}\1.0\HELPDIR\

A way to erase Foxit Reader 5.1 from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Foxit Reader 5.1 is a program offered by Foxit Corporation. Frequently, computer users decide to remove this application. This can be troublesome because doing this manually takes some advanced knowledge regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best EASY manner to remove Foxit Reader 5.1 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your Windows PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows optimizer.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications installed on your computer will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Foxit Reader 5.1 or simply click the Search feature and type in "Foxit Reader 5.1". If it is installed on your PC the Foxit Reader 5.1 app will be found automatically. Notice that after you select Foxit Reader 5.1 in the list , the following data regarding the program is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have regarding Foxit Reader 5.1, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Foxit Reader 5.1:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\unins000.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Foxit Reader 5.1.
Uninstall Foxit Reader 5.1

8. After removing Foxit Reader 5.1, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong Foxit Reader 5.1 which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Foxit Reader 5.1 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
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The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall Foxit Reader 5.1 by Foxit Corporation from your PC, nor are we saying that Foxit Reader 5.1 by Foxit Corporation is not a good software application. This text simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall Foxit Reader 5.1 supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-22 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-22 13:36:55.053