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A way to uninstall Foxit Reader from your computer

Foxit Reader is a Windows application. Read below about how to remove it from your computer. The Windows version was created by Check out here where you can get more info on More details about the application Foxit Reader can be found at . You can remove Foxit Reader by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line rundll32.exe advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection C:\Windows\INF\FoxitR.inf,Uninstall_x86. Note that you might be prompted for administrator rights. The application's main executable file is named FoxitReader.exe and its approximative size is 32.28 MB (33846232 bytes).

The following executables are contained in Foxit Reader They take 39.74 MB (41675616 bytes) on disk.

  • Foxit Updater.exe (7.32 MB)
  • FoxitReader.exe (32.28 MB)
  • FXC_ProxyProcess.exe (58.96 KB)
  • FoxitPrevhost.exe (93.96 KB)

The information on this page is only about version of Foxit Reader If you are manually uninstalling Foxit Reader we recommend you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

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\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Foxit Reader
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\MozillaPlugins\ Reader Plugin,version=1.0,application/pdf
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\MozillaPlugins\ Reader Plugin,version=1.0,application/vnd.fdf
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following registry values:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Foxit Reader\DisplayIcon
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Foxit Reader\DisplayNaUserName

How to uninstall Foxit Reader from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Foxit Reader is an application released by Frequently, computer users decide to erase this application. Sometimes this is easier said than done because deleting this by hand requires some know-how related to Windows program uninstallation. The best QUICK action to erase Foxit Reader 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 PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general tool to maximize the performance of your computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system utility.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications existing on your PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find Foxit Reader or simply click the Search field and type in "Foxit Reader". If it exists on your system the Foxit Reader application will be found very quickly. After you select Foxit Reader in the list of apps, some data about the program is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about Foxit Reader, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Foxit Reader

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: rundll32.exe advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection C:\Windows\INF\FoxitR.inf,Uninstall_x86
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Foxit Reader
Uninstall Foxit Reader

8. After removing Foxit Reader, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Foxit Reader that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Foxit Reader using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
Software Application


This page is not a recommendation to uninstall Foxit Reader by from your computer, we are not saying that Foxit Reader by is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Foxit Reader supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-07-01 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-01 15:58:59.463