Foxit Reader 5.1 Foxit Reader 5.1

A guide to uninstall Foxit Reader 5.1 from your computer

This web page contains complete information on how to remove Foxit Reader 5.1 for Windows. The Windows version was developed by Foxit Corporation. More information on Foxit Corporation can be found here. Click on to get more facts about Foxit Reader 5.1 on Foxit Corporation's website. Foxit Reader 5.1 is normally set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader directory, regulated by the user's decision. The complete uninstall command line for Foxit Reader 5.1 is C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\unins000.exe. The program's main executable file is titled Foxit Reader.exe and occupies 20.27 MB (21259768 bytes).

Foxit Reader 5.1 is composed of the following executables which take 24.23 MB (25408488 bytes) on disk:

  • Foxit Reader.exe (20.27 MB)
  • Foxit Updater.exe (2.41 MB)
  • unins000.exe (1.55 MB)

The information on this page is only about version of Foxit Reader 5.1. You can find here a few links to other Foxit Reader 5.1 versions:

If you are manually uninstalling Foxit Reader 5.1 we suggest you to verify if the following data is left behind on your PC.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Foxit Reader 5.1:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall Foxit Reader 5.1:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Start\history.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Start\skin.css

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader 5.0
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\Foxit Reader_RASAPI32
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\Foxit Reader_RASMANCS

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following registry values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Foxit Reader.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{3D20F47F-E818-4A03-AD52-45B708ACCF23}\1.0\0\win32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{3D20F47F-E818-4A03-AD52-45B708ACCF23}\1.0\HELPDIR\

How to uninstall Foxit Reader 5.1 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Foxit Reader 5.1 is an application offered by Foxit Corporation. Frequently, people want to erase this application. This can be easier said than done because performing this manually takes some experience regarding PCs. The best QUICK procedure to erase Foxit Reader 5.1 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around utility to clean your Windows computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

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

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

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find Foxit Reader 5.1 or simply click the Search field and type in "Foxit Reader 5.1". The Foxit Reader 5.1 application will be found very quickly. When you click Foxit Reader 5.1 in the list , the following data about the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about Foxit Reader 5.1, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you are about to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Foxit Reader 5.1:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\unins000.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Foxit Reader 5.1.
Uninstall Foxit Reader 5.1

8. After removing Foxit Reader 5.1, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Foxit Reader 5.1 which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Foxit Reader 5.1 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 2000 (5.0)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall Foxit Reader 5.1 by Foxit Corporation from your PC, we are not saying that Foxit Reader 5.1 by Foxit Corporation is not a good application for your computer. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Foxit Reader 5.1 supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-20 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 02:18:47.650