PDF Architect 2 PDF Architect 2

How to uninstall PDF Architect 2 from your computer

PDF Architect 2 is a Windows program. Read below about how to remove it from your computer. The Windows version was created by pdfforge GmbH. Check out here where you can find out more on pdfforge GmbH. Usually the PDF Architect 2 application is installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect 2 folder, depending on the user's option during install. PDF Architect 2's full uninstall command line is C:\ProgramData\PDF Architect 2\Installation\PDFArchitect2Installer.exe /uninstall. PDF Architect 2.exe is the programs's main file and it takes approximately 1.38 MB (1447976 bytes) on disk.

The executable files below are installed along with PDF Architect 2. They take about 4.40 MB (4612256 bytes) on disk.

  • crash-handler-app.exe (518.54 KB)
  • crash-handler-ws.exe (841.54 KB)
  • PDF Architect 2.exe (1.38 MB)
  • ws.exe (1.69 MB)

The information on this page is only about version of PDF Architect 2. Click on the links below for other PDF Architect 2 versions:

Many files, folders and registry entries will not be deleted when you are trying to remove PDF Architect 2 from your PC.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect 5
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\PDF Architect 5

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect 5 Manager\PDF Architect 5\Architect Manager.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect 5 Manager\PDF Architect 5\messenger.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect 5 Manager\PDF Architect 5\msg.list
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect 5 Manager\PDF Architect 5\service.log
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect 5 Manager\PDF Architect 5\service_settings.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect 5\atom.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect 5\brand.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect 5\crash-handler.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect 5\creator-ie-helper.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect 5\creator-ie-plugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect 5\encoding-conversion.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect 5\np-previewer.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect 5\pdfactivedoc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect 5\pdfforge.Architect.PDFArchitect5.manifest
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect 5\root-service-provider.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\is-MHM88.tmp\PDF_Architect_Installer_2.0.24.16092.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\PDF Architect 5\logs\creator-app_004928.htm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\PDF Architect 5\logs\creator-ws_008940.htm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\PDF Architect 5\logs\printer-installer-app_003892.htm

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\PDF Architect 5.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.pdf\shell\edit.PDF Architect 5
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.pdf\shell\print.PDF Architect 5
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.wwf\shell\edit.PDF Architect 5
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\.wwf\shell\print.PDF Architect 5
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\PDF Architect 2
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\PDF Architect 5
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\57B49CD4630BD474A88C2E0D559CF5DB
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\7D8D10EE0DD234C4FB249D8CCFD8EA99
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\89ED52E0E65E95245B451F63B02BCD22
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PDF Architect 2
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\MozillaPlugins\PDF Architect 5
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\PDF Architect 2
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\PDF Architect 5

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\57B49CD4630BD474A88C2E0D559CF5DB\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\7D8D10EE0DD234C4FB249D8CCFD8EA99\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\89ED52E0E65E95245B451F63B02BCD22\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\PDF Architect 5 Manager\ImagePath

How to remove PDF Architect 2 from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

PDF Architect 2 is an application released by pdfforge GmbH. Frequently, users decide to erase this application. This is efortful because doing this manually takes some knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best SIMPLE action to erase PDF Architect 2 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 system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your PC.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of tools.

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

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

5. A list of the programs installed on your computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate PDF Architect 2 or simply activate the Search field and type in "PDF Architect 2". If it exists on your system the PDF Architect 2 app will be found automatically. Notice that after you select PDF Architect 2 in the list of apps, some data regarding the program is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding PDF Architect 2, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on 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 window asking you to confirm will appear. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove PDF Architect 2.
Uninstall PDF Architect 2

8. After removing PDF Architect 2, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong PDF Architect 2 that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing PDF Architect 2 with 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 able to take on new tasks.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows (6.4)
Software Application


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove PDF Architect 2 by pdfforge GmbH from your PC, nor are we saying that PDF Architect 2 by pdfforge GmbH is not a good software application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove PDF Architect 2 supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 10:02:02.123