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How to uninstall Foxit Reader from your system

Foxit Reader is a Windows application. Read below about how to remove it from your PC. It was created for Windows by Foxit Corporation. More info about Foxit Corporation can be seen here. Please follow if you want to read more on Foxit Reader on Foxit Corporation's website. Foxit Reader is normally set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader folder, but this location can vary a lot depending on the user's option while installing the application. The full command line for removing Foxit Reader is C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\unins000.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might receive a notification for admin rights. The application's main executable file occupies 35.38 MB (37094976 bytes) on disk and is called Foxit Reader.exe.

The following executables are contained in Foxit Reader. They occupy 81.47 MB (85428736 bytes) on disk.



  • Foxit Reader.exe (35.38 MB)
  • Foxit Updater.exe (9.14 MB)
  • FoxitReader.exe (32.28 MB)
  • SendCrashReport.exe (1.99 MB)
  • unins000.exe (1.82 MB)
  • UninstallPrint.exe (742.06 KB)
  • FXC_ProxyProcess.exe (59.06 KB)
  • FoxitPrevhost.exe (94.06 KB)
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The information on this page is only about version 6.1.2.1224 of Foxit Reader. You can find below a few links to other Foxit Reader releases:

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Following the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the computer. Part_A few of these are listed below.

Folders that were found:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Foxit Software\Foxit Cloud\Reader
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall Foxit Reader:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Foxit Software\Foxit Cloud\Reader\CloudReadingPlugin.fpi
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Foxit Software\Foxit Cloud\Reader\foxitcloud.ico
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Foxit Software\Foxit Cloud\Reader\unins000.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Foxit Software\Foxit Cloud\Reader\unins000.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Foxit Software\Foxit Cloud\Reader\unins000.msg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Foxit Cloud\db\cloudreading.db
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Scans\ScanOpeData.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Stamps\Dynamic Stamps\stamplib.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Stamps\Sign Here\stamplib.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Stamps\Standard Stamps\stamplib.xml
  • 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_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\Foxit_ConvertToPDF_Reader
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader 6.0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\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\Tracing\Foxit Reader_RASAPI32
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\Foxit Reader_RASMANCS
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Foxit Reader_is1
  • 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




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

Foxit Reader is an application marketed by the software company Foxit Corporation. Frequently, people decide to remove it. This can be difficult because deleting this manually takes some skill related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best SIMPLE manner to remove Foxit Reader is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on 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 potent uninstaller and general tool to clean your system.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful program.

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


4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications existing on the PC will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find Foxit Reader or simply click the Search field and type in "Foxit Reader". The Foxit Reader app will be found very quickly. Notice that when you select Foxit Reader in the list of programs, some information regarding the application is shown to you:


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


  • The publisher is: http://www.foxitsoftware.com/?Language=en
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\unins000.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Foxit Reader.
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8. After uninstalling Foxit Reader, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start 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 removing Foxit Reader using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows (6.4)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation to uninstall Foxit Reader by Foxit Corporation from your computer, we are not saying that Foxit Reader by Foxit Corporation is not a good application for your computer. 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 Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

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

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 00:15:23.677