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A way to uninstall Foxit Reader from your system

This page is about Foxit Reader for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your PC. It was developed for Windows by Foxit Software Inc.. You can read more on Foxit Software Inc. or check for application updates here. More details about Foxit Reader can be found at . The application is often installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader folder. Keep in mind that this path can differ depending on the user's choice. C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\unins000.exe is the full command line if you want to remove Foxit Reader. Foxit Reader's main file takes about 40.21 MB (42164448 bytes) and its name is FoxitReader.exe.

Foxit Reader installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 53.98 MB (56602465 bytes) on disk.

  • 64BitMailAgent.exe (376.22 KB)
  • FoxitReader.exe (40.21 MB)
  • FoxitUpdater.exe (4.63 MB)
  • SendCrashReport.exe (2.00 MB)
  • TrackReview.exe (2.20 MB)
  • unins000.exe (1.41 MB)
  • UninstallPrint.exe (1.91 MB)
  • FCUpdateService.exe (238.72 KB)
  • unins000.exe (890.66 KB)
  • FXC_ProxyProcess.exe (60.72 KB)
  • FoxitPrevhost.exe (95.72 KB) to view all...

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Following the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the computer. Some of these are listed below.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Foxit Reader
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Foxit Software\Addon\Foxit Reader
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall Foxit Reader:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Foxit Cloud\FCUpdateService.exe
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Foxit Reader\reader_update_fail_req.xml
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Foxit Software\Addon\Foxit Reader\FoxitReaderUpdater.exe
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Foxit Software\Foxit PDF Creator\1505351146_Reader_foxittemp.xml
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Foxit Cloud\foxitcloud.db
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Stamps\Dynamic Stamps\stamplib.xml
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Stamps\Sign Here\stamplib.xml
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Stamps\Standard Stamps\stamplib.xml
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Foxit Reader.lnk

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\Foxit_ConvertToPDF_Reader
  • HKEY_CURRENT_UserName\Software\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader 7.0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_UserName\Software\Microsoft\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_is1

Supplementary values that are not cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FoxitCloudUpdateService\ImagePath

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

Foxit Reader is a program marketed by Foxit Software Inc.. Frequently, computer users decide to erase it. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because performing this manually takes some experience regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best EASY practice 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 already installed on your system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general utility to optimize your PC.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find Foxit Reader or simply click the Search feature and type in "Foxit Reader". If it exists on your system the Foxit Reader application will be found automatically. Notice that when you select Foxit Reader in the list of applications, some data about the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other people have about Foxit Reader, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Foxit Reader:

  • The web site of the program is: ""
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\unins000.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Foxit Reader.
Uninstall Foxit Reader

8. After uninstalling Foxit Reader, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Foxit Reader which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Foxit Reader using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • 10.0
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
Software Application


The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall Foxit Reader by Foxit Software Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that Foxit Reader by Foxit Software Inc. is not a good application. This text simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall Foxit Reader in case 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.

2016-06-19 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 21:42:37.360