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How to uninstall Foxit Reader from your computer

Foxit Reader is a Windows program. Read below about how to remove it from your computer. The Windows version was created by Foxit Software Company. Go over here where you can find out more on Foxit Software Company. Foxit Reader is commonly set up in the C:\Archivos de programa\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader directory, regulated by the user's option. Foxit Reader's full uninstall command line is C:\Archivos de programa\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Uninstall.exe. FoxitReader.exe is the programs's main file and it takes around 45.51 MB (47720640 bytes) on disk.

Foxit Reader contains of the executables below. They take 72.86 MB (76397536 bytes) on disk.

  • Foxit Reader.exe (9.70 MB)
  • FoxitReader.exe (45.51 MB)
  • FoxitUpdater.exe (4.91 MB)
  • SendCrashReport.exe (2.27 MB)
  • TrackReview.exe (2.35 MB)
  • unins000.exe (1.41 MB)
  • Uninstall.exe (334.50 KB)
  • UnInstallPDFReaderPlugin.exe (89.45 KB)
  • UninstallPrint.exe (1.91 MB)
  • FXC_ProxyProcess.exe (4.30 MB)
  • FoxitPrevhost.exe (91.19 KB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version of Foxit Reader. Click on the links below for other Foxit Reader versions: to view all...
Several files, folders and Windows registry entries will not be deleted when you remove Foxit Reader from your computer.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Foxit Reader from your computer:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Foxit Reader.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Readme.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Uninstall.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\UnInstallPDFReaderPlugin.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Phantom_JsGlobal.Data
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Foxit Reader.lnk

Frequently the following registry data will not be removed:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Foxit Reader

Open regedit.exe to remove the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Foxit Reader.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Foxit Reader.exe.FriendlyAppName

How to erase Foxit Reader from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Foxit Reader is an application marketed by the software company Foxit Software Company. Sometimes, users decide to uninstall it. Sometimes this can be efortful because deleting this by hand takes some advanced knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. The best SIMPLE way to uninstall 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 a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your system.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good program.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find Foxit Reader or simply click the Search field and type in "Foxit Reader". If it exists on your system the Foxit Reader app will be found automatically. Notice that after you select Foxit Reader in the list , the following information regarding the application is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding Foxit Reader, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you are about to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Foxit Reader.
Uninstall Foxit Reader

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

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
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This page is not a recommendation to remove Foxit Reader by Foxit Software Company from your computer, we are not saying that Foxit Reader by Foxit Software Company is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove Foxit Reader supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 17:45:01.473