PDF Architect PDF Architect

A way to uninstall PDF Architect from your PC

PDF Architect is a Windows program. Read more about how to uninstall it from your PC. It was coded for Windows by pdfforge GmbH. More data about pdfforge GmbH can be found here. The program is often placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect directory. Take into account that this location can vary depending on the user's choice. The full command line for removing PDF Architect is MsiExec.exe /I{86D8A96B-1911-4C3F-AA16-0B47E053E492}. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might be prompted for administrator rights. The program's main executable file occupies 34.22 MB (35881008 bytes) on disk and is titled PDF Architect.exe.

PDF Architect contains of the executables below. They take 51.41 MB (53907232 bytes) on disk.

  • ConversionService.exe (836.05 KB)
  • HelperService.exe (1.27 MB)
  • PDF Architect.exe (34.22 MB)
  • PDFServerEngine.exe (788.55 KB)
  • PreviewerSurrogate.exe (109.55 KB)
  • ps2pdf.exe (14.22 MB)
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The current page applies to PDF Architect version alone. For more PDF Architect versions please click below:

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

Folders found on disk after you uninstall PDF Architect from your PC:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect

Generally, the following files remain on disk:
  • 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\PDFIEHelper.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\PDFIEPlugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\PDFServerEngine.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\ps2pdf.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\ssleay32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\styles\Office2007.cjstyles
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\Templates\CheckRequest.template
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\Templates\ConferenceRegistration.template
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\Templates\CustomerSatisfactionSurvey.template
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\Templates\EmploymentApplication.template
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\Templates\Empty.template
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\Templates\ExpenseAccount.template
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\Templates\Invoice.template
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\Templates\PurchaseOrder.template
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\Templates\Signature.template
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\Templates\Standard.dot
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\Templates\wwf.template
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\Translator.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PDF Architect\TwainWrapper.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName.DESKTOP-R2GPVCM\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_PDF Architect_PDF Architect_exe

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{86D8A96B-1911-4C3F-AA16-0B47E053E492}

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

PDF Architect is an application by pdfforge GmbH. Sometimes, users decide to erase it. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because removing this by hand takes some experience regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best EASY approach to erase PDF Architect 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 already installed on your PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your system.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful PC management program.

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

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

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

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find PDF Architect or simply click the Search field and type in "PDF Architect". The PDF Architect application will be found very quickly. When you select PDF Architect in the list of applications, the following information about the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have about PDF Architect, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove PDF Architect.
Uninstall PDF Architect

8. After removing PDF Architect, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong PDF Architect which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling PDF Architect with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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


Geographical user distribution

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


This page is not a piece of advice to remove PDF Architect by pdfforge GmbH from your computer, we are not saying that PDF Architect by pdfforge GmbH is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove PDF Architect in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-21 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-21 10:25:44.517