Foxit Reader Foxit Reader

A way to uninstall Foxit Reader from your PC

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.

The files below were left behind on your disk by Foxit Reader when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Foxit Reader.lnk

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Foxit Reader

How to delete Foxit Reader with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

 Frequently, computer users want to uninstall it. This can be hard because performing this manually requires some advanced knowledge regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best SIMPLE way to uninstall 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 PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general utility to optimize your computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications existing on your PC will appear

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

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding Foxit Reader, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Foxit Reader.
Uninstall Foxit Reader

8. After removing Foxit Reader, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of Foxit Reader that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Foxit Reader with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
Software Application


2015-01-16 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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