PDF Architect PDF Architect

A guide to uninstall PDF Architect from your system

This page contains complete information on how to uninstall PDF Architect for Windows. It was developed for Windows by pdfforge GmbH. Additional info about pdfforge GmbH can be found here. PDF Architect is frequently set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect directory, but this location can vary a lot depending on the user's decision while installing the program. The entire uninstall command line for PDF Architect is MsiExec.exe /I{064A929A-4DE8-40CF-A901-BD40C14E4D25}. PDF Architect's primary file takes about 32.22 MB (33780784 bytes) and is called PDF Architect.exe.

The following executables are contained in PDF Architect. They occupy 49.27 MB (51660064 bytes) on disk.

  • ConversionService.exe (780.55 KB)
  • HelperService.exe (1.26 MB)
  • PDF Architect.exe (32.22 MB)
  • PDFServerEngine.exe (715.05 KB)
  • PreviewerSurrogate.exe (109.55 KB)
  • ps2pdf.exe (14.22 MB)
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The information on this page is only about version of PDF Architect. For other PDF Architect versions please click below:

When you're planning to uninstall PDF Architect you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

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

The files below remain on your disk by PDF Architect's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\addin\ExcelPlugIn.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\addin\OutlookPlugIn.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\addin\PowerPointPlugIn.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\addin\PublisherPlugIn.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\addin\WordPlugIn.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\AxPDFReader.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\Color\sRGB Color Space Profile.icm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\ContextMenuExt.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\ConversionService.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\ConversionServiceProxyDll.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\D3DCompiler_43.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\dbghelp.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\FdfTk.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\FFPDFArchitectExt\chrome.manifest
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\FFPDFArchitectExt\content\common.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\FFPDFArchitectExt\content\options.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\FFPDFArchitectExt\content\overlay.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\FFPDFArchitectExt\plugins\NPPDFArchitectPreviewerPlugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\GdiPlus.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\Graphics.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\GuiFramework.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\HelperService.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\HtmlGUI.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\libcurl.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\libeay32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\Microsoft.Windows.GdiPlus.manifest
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\PDF Architect.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\PDFConverter.cnv
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\PDFPreviewer.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\PDFServerEngine.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\PreviewerSurrogate.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\ps2pdf.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\ssleay32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\Translator.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\TwainWrapper.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{6D809377-6AF0-444B-8957-A3773F02200E}_PDF Architect 4_architect_exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{6D809377-6AF0-444B-8957-A3773F02200E}_PDF Architect 5_architect_exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_PDF Architect_PDF Architect_exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\PDF Architect 5.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\PDF Architect 5\logs\ws_009988_2018.04.14-0.htm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\PDF Architect 5\plugins\config.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\PDF Architect 5\printer\printer.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\PDF Architect 5\ui\documents-view.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\PDF Architect 5\ui\documents-view-ax.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\PDF Architect 5\ui\main-view.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\PDF Architect 5\ui\ribbon-view.json
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\PDF Architect\OptimizationSettings\QualitySettings.xml
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{064A929A-4DE8-40CF-A901-BD40C14E4D25}\main_icon

Many times the following registry keys will not be uninstalled:
  • 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
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\006F7E4E33385D34EA870DA9F23DCB85
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\2F801A4FBC344F849B6A27B138251118
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\57B49CD4630BD474A88C2E0D559CF5DB
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\5958E73D8B8D831439D887E8DD87866B
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\7D8D10EE0DD234C4FB249D8CCFD8EA99
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\A929A4608ED4FC049A10DB041CE4D452
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\BD979751B81A4884B97A9A641CE58B1F
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\DE221F3DE665F8947978F01592321D86
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\E2370DC7920FDC84D9F3984512E21F20
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\EC2747F33F5C0C44FAAEAA96423C5C9B
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{064A929A-4DE8-40CF-A901-BD40C14E4D25}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\MozillaPlugins\PDF Architect 5
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\PDF Architect

Open regedit.exe in order to remove the following values:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\006F7E4E33385D34EA870DA9F23DCB85\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\2F801A4FBC344F849B6A27B138251118\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\57B49CD4630BD474A88C2E0D559CF5DB\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\5958E73D8B8D831439D887E8DD87866B\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\7D8D10EE0DD234C4FB249D8CCFD8EA99\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\A929A4608ED4FC049A10DB041CE4D452\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\BD979751B81A4884B97A9A641CE58B1F\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\DE221F3DE665F8947978F01592321D86\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\E2370DC7920FDC84D9F3984512E21F20\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\EC2747F33F5C0C44FAAEAA96423C5C9B\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\PDF Architect Service\ImagePath

How to remove PDF Architect with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

PDF Architect is an application released by pdfforge GmbH. Frequently, people decide to remove this application. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because doing this by hand takes some knowledge related to removing Windows programs manually. The best SIMPLE manner to remove PDF Architect is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your Windows PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system optimizer.

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

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

5. All the programs installed on your computer will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate PDF Architect or simply activate the Search feature and type in "PDF Architect". If it exists on your system the PDF Architect program will be found automatically. After you click PDF Architect in the list of apps, the following data regarding the application is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding PDF Architect, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall PDF Architect.
Uninstall PDF Architect

8. After uninstalling PDF Architect, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of PDF Architect which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing PDF Architect using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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


Geographical user distribution

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


This page is not a recommendation to uninstall PDF Architect by pdfforge GmbH from your PC, we are not saying that PDF Architect by pdfforge GmbH is not a good application for your computer. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall PDF Architect supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application 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: 2016-06-19 18:55:41.047