Lite PDF Reader Removal Process (remove LitePDFReader)

October 12, 2017

Lite PDF Reader is touted as a program for viewing, printing and editing PDF files outside of the traditional methods of using programs like Adobe Reader. Lite PDF Reader may prove to be beneficial for some computer users. However, Lite PDF Reader is known to be questionable in its actions that end up loading unwanted files that may be malicious. In such cases, computer users who have loaded Lite PDF Reader must eliminate the application and all related files to clean their system.

The removal process for Lite PDF Reader may be difficult for some as there may not be a clear method for uninstalling the program as you would do through the Windows control panel. Those who end up finding Lite PDF Reader to be borderline malicious may eliminate the application through the use of an antimalware program, which can safely detect all components related to Lite PDF Reader and automatically remove them.

Are you getting popups from Lite PDF Reader? Have you identified that you have Lite PDF Reader installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove Lite PDF Reader completely from your computer?

Why should you remove Lite PDF Reader?

If Lite PDF Reader resides on your computer, it can potentially damage your personal files or you may end up losing data stored on your system. Research has shown that Lite PDF Reader may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result, initially, in loss of money, possibly identity theft, and, eventually, a painstaking Lite PDF Reader removal process.

How can you manually remove Lite PDF Reader

Manual removal of Lite PDF Reader may not be for everyone. Each manual Lite PDF Reader removal step must be followed delicately to completely remove all related files and registry entries from your computer. If you are unsure or have doubts about editing your system registry, then we recommend that you use the automatic Lite PDF Reader removal process.

Lite PDF Reader can be removed manually by following the steps below.

  1. With all programs closed, click the Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
  2. Locate the Add/Remove Programs icon and double click it.
  3. Locate Lite PDF Reader in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find Lite PDF Reader, you can continue to step 5.
  4. Restart your computer.
  5. Close all open programs and windows on your desktop.
  6. Open your registry editor (regedit) program by going to Start Menu, type in regedit, and click OK.
  7. Find all of the following registry entries and delete them. If you do not know how to do this, then you can read how to edit the registry in Windows.

  8. You may need to return to this removal process for removing Lite PDF Reader. You can do this easily by bookmarking or adding a favorite to this page by clicking here. If you are using the FireFox web browser you can press the keys Ctrl and D simultaneously to bookmark this page.

    Image 1. Bookmark PCHubs removal process

    bookmark-add-favorite

  9. Delete all of the following files that are associated with Lite PDF Reader from your computer.

    If you need a better understanding on how to search for these files then you can read how to find and search for files and folders here.

    If you have issues deleting any of the previously listed files that are associated with Lite PDF Reader, you can try rebooting your computer into safe mode. Booting into safe mode may allow certain malicious files to be deleted. If you are wondering how to boot into safe mode, you can read our process for starting a computer in safe mode here.

    Image 2. Select "Safe Mode with Networking"

    safe-mode

  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with Lite PDF Reader by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\Lite PDF Reader folder, select it, and delete it. In some cases you may not be able to find this directory. You can still continue to the next step.

  11. Restart your computer. You do not need to boot into safe mode at this point. You should have removed Lite PDF Reader completely from your computer. If you find that Lite PDF Reader is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic Lite PDF Reader removal process.

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