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A guide to uninstall Foxit Reader from your computer

This info is about Foxit Reader for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your PC. The Windows release was developed by Foxit Corporation. You can read more on Foxit Corporation or check for application updates here. More info about the software Foxit Reader can be seen at . Foxit Reader is commonly set up in the C:\Program Files\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader folder, regulated by the user's choice. Foxit Reader's complete uninstall command line is C:\Program Files\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\unins000.exe. Foxit Reader.exe is the Foxit Reader's main executable file and it occupies close to 32.28 MB (33846336 bytes) on disk.

Foxit Reader contains of the executables below. They take 42.32 MB (44375896 bytes) on disk.

  • Foxit Reader.exe (32.28 MB)
  • Foxit Updater.exe (7.33 MB)
  • unins000.exe (1.82 MB)
  • UninstallPrint.exe (742.06 KB)
  • Checkupdate.exe (26.06 KB)
  • FXC_ProxyProcess.exe (59.06 KB)
  • FoxitPrevhost.exe (93.96 KB) to view all...

The current page applies to Foxit Reader version only. You can find here a few links to other Foxit Reader versions: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling Foxit Reader we recommend you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Files remaining:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\StartMenu\Foxit Reader.lnk

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be removed; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • 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\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Foxit Reader_is1
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\MozillaPlugins\ Reader Plugin,version=1.0,application/pdf
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\MozillaPlugins\ Reader Plugin,version=1.0,application/vnd.fdf

A way to uninstall Foxit Reader with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Foxit Reader is a program released by Foxit Corporation. Frequently, computer users choose to erase it. Sometimes this can be troublesome because doing this by hand requires some experience regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best SIMPLE solution to erase 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 system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general utility to clean your system.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful PC management program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications installed on the computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find Foxit Reader or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Foxit Reader". If it is installed on your PC the Foxit Reader application will be found automatically. When you click Foxit Reader in the list of apps, the following information regarding the program is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have regarding Foxit Reader, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Foxit Reader:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\unins000.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Foxit Reader.
Uninstall Foxit Reader

8. After removing Foxit Reader, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Foxit Reader which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Foxit Reader with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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

Geographical user distribution

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


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove Foxit Reader by Foxit Corporation from your computer, we are not saying that Foxit Reader by Foxit Corporation is not a good software application. This text simply contains detailed info on how to remove Foxit Reader 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' computers.

2016-06-20 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 22:32:43.220