Foxit Reader 5.1 Foxit Reader 5.1

A guide to uninstall Foxit Reader 5.1 from your computer

You can find on this page details on how to remove Foxit Reader 5.1 for Windows. The Windows version was developed by Foxit Corporation. Open here for more details on Foxit Corporation. Please follow if you want to read more on Foxit Reader 5.1 on Foxit Corporation's web page. Foxit Reader 5.1 is normally installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader directory, subject to the user's choice. The full command line for removing Foxit Reader 5.1 is C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\unins000.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may get a notification for administrator rights. Foxit Reader.exe is the programs's main file and it takes around 21.74 MB (22795880 bytes) on disk.

Foxit Reader 5.1 installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 25.70 MB (26944600 bytes) on disk.

  • Foxit Reader.exe (21.74 MB)
  • Foxit Updater.exe (2.41 MB)
  • unins000.exe (1.55 MB)

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A considerable amount of files, folders and registry data can be left behind when you remove Foxit Reader 5.1 from your computer.

The files below are left behind on your disk by Foxit Reader 5.1's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Foxit Reader 5.1.lnk

Registry that is not removed:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader 5.0
  • 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

Supplementary registry values that are not removed:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Foxit Reader.exe

How to erase Foxit Reader 5.1 with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Foxit Reader 5.1 is an application by Foxit Corporation. Some people decide to uninstall this application. Sometimes this is troublesome because uninstalling this manually requires some experience related to Windows internal functioning. The best SIMPLE solution to uninstall Foxit Reader 5.1 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 Windows system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your Windows PC.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of tools.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on the computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find Foxit Reader 5.1 or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Foxit Reader 5.1". The Foxit Reader 5.1 program will be found automatically. After you click Foxit Reader 5.1 in the list , some data regarding the application is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding Foxit Reader 5.1, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Foxit Reader 5.1:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\unins000.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Foxit Reader 5.1.
Uninstall Foxit Reader 5.1

8. After uninstalling Foxit Reader 5.1, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Foxit Reader 5.1 that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Foxit Reader 5.1 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
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This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall Foxit Reader 5.1 by Foxit Corporation from your computer, nor are we saying that Foxit Reader 5.1 by Foxit Corporation is not a good software application. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall Foxit Reader 5.1 in case 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 Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 05:26:52.450