Foxit – PDF Editor Activation

Background

For a while now, Foxit PDF Reader has been my go to PDF Reader.

Notice

Post a recent install and upgrade of the Foxit PDF Reader received the notice posted below.

Foxit PDF Editor Activation

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Your trial has 14 days.Purchase.

Activate and Free Trial.

 

Troubleshooting

Installed Applications

Programs and Features

Review

Reviewed installed applications.

I am on a MS Windows computer took to “Programs and Features”.

Did a quick read trough the installed applications.

Here are the Foxit applications installed…

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  1. Foxit PDF Editor
  2. Foxit PDF Reader

 

Remediation

Installed Applications

Programs and Features

Uninstall

I have two separate Foxit PDF tools installed.

One is an Editor.  The other is a Reader.

They are two distinct components.

I have no need for the editor.

I will uninstall the Editor.

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Image – Uninstalling – Prompt
Image – Uninstalling – Gathering required information
Image – Uninstalling – Confirm Removal

 

Summary

Moral of the story.

Know, learn, love and familiarize yourself with your products so that you are able to adjust and correct missteps.

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