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A guide to uninstall Foxit Reader from your computer

Foxit Reader is a software application. This page is comprised of details on how to remove it from your computer. The program is frequently placed in the C:\Program Files\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader directory. Keep in mind that this path can differ depending on the user's preference. The program's main executable file is labeled Foxit Reader.exe and its approximative size is 6.49 MB (6806784 bytes).

Foxit Reader is composed of the following executables which occupy 6.66 MB (6985472 bytes) on disk:



  • Foxit Reader.exe (6.49 MB)
  • Uninstall.exe (87.25 KB)
  • UnInstallPDFReaderPlugin.exe (87.25 KB)
When planning to uninstall Foxit Reader you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Foxit Reader:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Foxit Reader
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Foxit Software\Addon\Foxit Reader
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Foxit Software\Foxit PDF Creator\Foxit Reader PDF Printer

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall Foxit Reader:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\64BitMailAgent.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\ConnectedPDF\en-US\welcome\about.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\ConnectedPDF\en-US\welcome\proceed.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\ConnectedPDF\en-US\welcome\setting.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\ConnectedPDF\img\1cloud-reading.gif
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\ConnectedPDF\img\2cReview.gif
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\ConnectedPDF\img\3Message-Board.gif
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\ConnectedPDF\img\4DRM.gif
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\ConnectedPDF\img\favicon.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\ConnectedPDF\img\left.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\ConnectedPDF\img\logo-l.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\ConnectedPDF\img\mouse-over-left.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\ConnectedPDF\img\mouse-over-right.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\ConnectedPDF\img\right.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\ConnectedPDF\img\share-file.gif
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\ConnectedPDF\zh-CN\welcome\about.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\ConnectedPDF\zh-CN\welcome\proceed.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\ConnectedPDF\zh-CN\welcome\setting.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\docusign\progress_bar.gif
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\docusign\progress_circle.gif
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\docusign\transfer.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\docusign\transfer1.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Foxit Reader.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\FoxitConnectedPDFService.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\FoxitReader.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\FoxitUpdater.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\FPCSDK.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\FPCSDK64.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\FXCUSTOM.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\da-DK\BoxPluginlang_da-DK.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\da-DK\Browserlang_da-DK.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\da-DK\CommentsSummarylang_da-DK.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\da-DK\ConnectedPDFDRMlang_da-DK.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\da-DK\ConnectedPDFPluginlang_da-DK.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\da-DK\CPDFOCLinklang_da-DK.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\da-DK\docusign_pluginlang_da-DK.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\da-DK\DropboxPluginlang_da-DK.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\da-DK\Dwg2Pdflang_da-DK.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\da-DK\EpubViewerlang_da-DK.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\da-DK\FileOpenlang_da-DK.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\da-DK\FoxitAccountManagementlang_da-DK.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\da-DK\FoxitDrivelang_da-DK.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\da-DK\fpmcreatorlang_da-DK.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\da-DK\FRMSPlgV2lang_da-DK.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\da-DK\GoogleDrivePluginlang_da-DK.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\da-DK\IntegrateWithSPlang_da-DK.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\da-DK\lang_da-DK.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\da-DK\LicenseManagerlang_da-DK.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\da-DK\OneDrivePluginlang_da-DK.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\da-DK\PDFRMSEncryptlang_da-DK.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\da-DK\PlgDynLoaderlang_da-DK.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\da-DK\PlgPltfmlang_da-DK.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\da-DK\ShareReviewPluginlang_da-DK.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\da-DK\Speechlang_da-DK.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\da-DK\U3DBrowserlang_da-DK.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\da-DK\Updaterlang_da-DK.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\da-DK\WIPlang_da-DK.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\da-DK\WorkSitelang_da-DK.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\de-DE\BoxPluginlang_de-DE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\de-DE\Browserlang_de-DE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\de-DE\CommentsSummarylang_de-DE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\de-DE\ConnectedPDFDRMlang_de-DE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\de-DE\ConnectedPDFPluginlang_de-DE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\de-DE\CPDFOCLinklang_de-DE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\de-DE\docusign_pluginlang_de-DE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\de-DE\DropboxPluginlang_de-DE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\de-DE\Dwg2Pdflang_de-DE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\de-DE\EpubViewerlang_de-DE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\de-DE\FileOpenlang_de-DE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\de-DE\FoxitAccountManagementlang_de-DE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\de-DE\FoxitDrivelang_de-DE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\de-DE\fpmcreatorlang_de-DE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\de-DE\FRMSPlgV2lang_de-DE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\de-DE\GoogleDrivePluginlang_de-DE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\de-DE\IntegrateWithSPlang_de-DE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\de-DE\lang_de-DE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\de-DE\LicenseManagerlang_de-DE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\de-DE\OneDrivePluginlang_de-DE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\de-DE\PDFRMSEncryptlang_de-DE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\de-DE\PlgDynLoaderlang_de-DE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\de-DE\PlgPltfmlang_de-DE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\de-DE\ShareReviewPluginlang_de-DE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\de-DE\Speechlang_de-DE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\de-DE\U3DBrowserlang_de-DE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\de-DE\Updaterlang_de-DE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\de-DE\WIPlang_de-DE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\de-DE\WorkSitelang_de-DE.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\es-419\BoxPluginlang_es-419.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\es-419\Browserlang_es-419.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\es-419\CommentsSummarylang_es-419.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\es-419\ConnectedPDFDRMlang_es-419.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\es-419\ConnectedPDFPluginlang_es-419.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\es-419\CPDFOCLinklang_es-419.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\es-419\docusign_pluginlang_es-419.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\es-419\DropboxPluginlang_es-419.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\es-419\Dwg2Pdflang_es-419.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\es-419\EpubViewerlang_es-419.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\es-419\FileOpenlang_es-419.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\es-419\FoxitAccountManagementlang_es-419.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\lang\es-419\FoxitDrivelang_es-419.xml

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\Foxit_ConvertToPDF_Reader
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\ShellEx\ContextMenuHandlers\Foxit_ConvertToPDF_Reader
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Foxit Software\Foxit Update\Foxit Reader
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Foxit Reader
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\MozillaPlugins\@foxitsoftware.com/Foxit Reader Plugin,version=1.0,application/pdf
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\MozillaPlugins\@foxitsoftware.com/Foxit Reader Plugin,version=1.0,application/vnd.fdf
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\MozillaPlugins\@foxitsoftware.com/Foxit Reader Plugin,version=1.0,application/vnd.xdp
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\MozillaPlugins\@foxitsoftware.com/Foxit Reader Plugin,version=1.0,application/vnd.xfdf

Use regedit.exe to remove the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\FoxitReader.exe


A way to uninstall Foxit Reader from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

 Some people decide to remove it. This is difficult because performing this by hand takes some skill related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best SIMPLE solution to remove Foxit Reader is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around utility to clean your Windows PC.



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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of utilities.

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


4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs installed on the PC will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Foxit Reader or simply click the Search feature and type in "Foxit Reader". The Foxit Reader application will be found very quickly. After you click Foxit Reader in the list of programs, the following information regarding the application is available to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding Foxit Reader, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove 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 that belong Foxit Reader which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Foxit Reader with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
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2015-01-16 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-01-16 14:05:35.130