How to Uninstall PDF Encrypt Tool?

“Had installed PDF Encrypt Tool earlier and uninstalled afterwards, but still cannot install other antivirus program which just prompts you to remove PDF Encrypt Tool; The attached uninstall progress doesn’t work and also cannot find the PDF Encrypt Tool on Control Panel…”---By numerous PC users.

Have you ever met such similar difficulties while you are uninstalling PDF Encrypt Tool? PDF Encrypt Tool is a well known antivirus program that has got a high reputation among many computer users, millions of broadband customer use its services to protect their computers from outside attackers. But due to some reasons, many people need to uninstall PDF Encrypt Tool from their computers, and the difficulty to totally uninstall PDF Encrypt Tool has made some people think that it is an impossible mission.

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Why is it hard to uninstall PDF Encrypt Tool

Like other antivirus programs such as AAA PDF Password Remover ,ViPNet Safe Disk Mobile ,SWF Encrypt 5.0 DLL ,LightCA ,PDF Decrypter ,SWF Advanced Protector ,PDF Encrypt Tool can’t be uninstalled easily and completely by the Windows Add/Remove Programs. You will definetly find that it would wast your much time to uninstall PDF Encrypt Tool manually. If you decide to uninstall PDF Encrypt Tool by asking the technicians in PC store, it is really not a good idea for you to spend the money for it. It is worthless! Let me tell you why it is so hard to uninstall PDF Encrypt Tool. Two main reasons: 1. The original designer of PDF Encrypt Tool makes it so difficult to be uninstalled in order to ask their customer keep using the software on the PC. You know, almost every application publisher will has his own business purpose. 2. Most of the PC users are not good at computer skill. They can handle the simple problems but not including the registry issue. To uninstall PDF Encrypt Tool completely, you need to clean the leftover, related registry keys and registry entries of it, that is the most difficul part of uninstalling PDF Encrypt Tool. If you delete the wrong folder in system disk or important registry list, you would make your PC system crash.

Why do you want to uninstall PDF Encrypt Tool?

  • PDF Encrypt Tool makes your computer perform very slowly.
  • PDF Encrypt Tool has been expired on your PC.
  • Some of its essential files or processes are deleted by accident
  • It is not compatible with your computer system or some other programs
  • It occupies too much system space of your PC.
  • You want to use other antivirus programs then have to uninstall PDF Encrypt Tool at first.

Step by step to manually uninstall PDF Encrypt Tool

Uninstall PDF Encrypt Tool by its attached uninstall program


  1. Go to the install folder of PDF Encrypt Tool.
  2. Find out the uninstall process and activate it.
  3. Follow the prompt to finish the removing process.

Theoretically, the PDF Encrypt Tool removal could be achieved after finishing the last removing step, but the fact is just not the case, you still can find some stubborn files on it and not allow you to manually delete, which actually means the unsuccessful uninstallation.

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Uninstall PDF Encrypt Tool by Windows Add/Remove Programs

1. Open Task Manager, stop PDF Encrypt Tool from running.

2. Click on the Start Menu button and then click on the Control Panel.

3. Click the Windows Add/Remove program.

4. A list of programs installed will be populated, this may take a bit of time.

5. In this list please find PDF Encrypt Tool and select it by left-clicking once on it.

6. Then click on the Uninstall button to start the uninstall process for PDF Encrypt Tool. A wizard should then open, which will guide you through the rest of the uninstall.

Note: When finishing the above four steps, you still need to do an additional job so that the complete removal can be achieve, that is to manually clean out those stubborn leftovers which include its install files and registry entries. But not all the users has the ability to fulfill the final manual removal process, because it is a high risky job do any modification in the Registry Editor which is a crucial part for the computer system, any removal error for those registry entries will probably cause the blue screen error or permanent system crash.

Tips: To uninstall PDF Encrypt Tool compeltely, you still need to delete the related registry entries carfully.


We provide you with the guides but it is not recommended.

Go to registry editor to get rid of PDF Encrypt Tool registry keys and values:
(HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\PDF Encrypt Tool)
(HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\PDF Encrypt Tool)
(HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\eg ui)

Click on the START menu again and get in the Control Panel and then Folder Options then View and choose Show Hidden Files and Folders, delete the following folders:

(C:\Program Files\PDF Encrypt Tool )
(C:\Document and Settings\All Users\Application Data\PDF Encrypt Tool)
(C:\Documents and Settings\%USER%\Application Data\PDF Encrypt Tool)


PDF Encrypt Tool Registry Details
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{F4F5B989-1ACC-438A-BFC9-DA15FCC49CB4} HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\picasa HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ PDF Encrypt Tool \shell HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PDF Encrypt Tool\shell\open HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PDF Encrypt Tool\shell\open\command HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PDF Encrypt Tool.autoplay HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ PDF Encrypt Tool.autoplay\shell HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ PDF Encrypt Tool.autoplay\shell\import HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ PDF Encrypt Tool.autoplay\shell\import\command HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\autoplayhandlers\handlers\PDF Encrypt Toolimportpicturesonarrival HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PDF Encrypt Tool HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PDF Encrypt Tool\url protocol HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PDF Encrypt Tool.autoplay\defaulticon HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\google\PDF Encrypt Tool\PDF Encrypt Tool \runtime\apppath HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\internet explorer\main\default_search_url HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\internet explorer\main\search bar HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\internet explorer\main\search page HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\internet explorer\search\default_search_url HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\internet explorer\search\searchassistant HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\internet explorer\searchurl\provider HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\search assistant\defaultsearchurl HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\autoplayhandlers\eventhandlersdefaultselection\showpicturesonarrival HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\internet explorer\version vector\ PDF Encrypt ToolHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows nt\CurrentVersion\prefetcher\lasttracefailure HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows nt\CurrentVersion\prefetcher\tracesprocessed HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows nt\CurrentVersion\prefetcher\tracessuccessful HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\autoplayhandlers\handlers\PDF Encrypt Toolimportpicturesonarrival\action HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\autoplayhandlers\handlers\PDF Encrypt Toolimportpicturesonarrival\defaulticon HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\autoplayhandlers\handlers\PDF Encrypt Toolimportpicturesonarrival\invokeprogid HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\autoplayhandlers\handlers\PDF Encrypt Toolimportpicturesonarrival\invokeverb HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\autoplayhandlers\handlers\PDF Encrypt Toolimportpicturesonarrival\provider HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PDF Encrypt Tool\DisplayName HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PDF Encrypt Tool\DisplayVersion HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PDF Encrypt Tool\HelpLink HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PDF Encrypt Tool\InstallLocation HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PDF Encrypt Tool\Publisher HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PDF Encrypt Tool\UninstallString HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PDF Encrypt Tool\URLInfoAbout HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PDF Encrypt Tool\VersionMajor HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PDF Encrypt Tool\VersionMinor

Uninstall errors you may encounter

Sometimes, you may encounter some error messages during the uninstalling procession. It means some of the files of this application are missing or you don't have the permission to uninstall it manually.




In this case, you should use some third party uninstall tools to force uninstall programs you don't need any more. You can avoid such uninstall error message and finish the removal powerfully.

Uninstall PDF Encrypt Tool with Mighty Uninstaller

Step1: Free Download PDF Encrypt Tool Uninstaller, install and run it.

Step2: Select the program you want to uninstall and click the “Uninstall” button.

Step3: Follow the uninstall wizard to completely uninstall the program.

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