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LineTo, PolyBezierTo, CloseFigure, EndPath, CreateSolidBrush, ExtCreatePen, SelectClipRgn, GetClipBox, SetStretchBltMode, SetDIBitsToDevice, CreateRectRgn, GetClipRgn, GetTextMetricsW, GetTextFaceA, CreateFontIndirectA, CreateCompatibleDC, MoveToEx, GetOutlineTextMetricsW, GetCharWidthW, GetFontData, CreateFontA, DeleteObject, GetObjectW, EnumFontFamiliesExA, DeleteDC, SetMiterLimit, SelectClipPath, WidenPath, CreatePen, GetDIBits, BitBlt, CreateCompatibleBitmap, ExtEscape, CreateBitmap, GetObjectType, GetRegionData, BeginPath, FillPath, StrokePath, StrokeAndFillPath, GetDeviceCaps, SaveDC, IntersectClipRect, StretchDIBits, SelectObject, RestoreDC, SetPolyFillMode, GetPixel
TerminateProcess, ReadFile, GetStdHandle, GetCurrentThread, InterlockedExchange, SetEvent, ResetEvent, GetACP, InitializeCriticalSection, MultiByteToWideChar, WideCharToMultiByte, LoadLibraryA, GetSystemTime, CreateFileA, GetTimeZoneInformation, GetLocaleInfoW, VirtualAlloc, VirtualFree, EncodePointer, DecodePointer, UnhandledExceptionFilter, HeapFree, GetCommandLineA, GetConsoleCP, GetConsoleMode, ExitProcess, HeapAlloc, SetStdHandle, GetFileType, HeapReAlloc, RtlUnwind, DeleteFileA, GetTimeFormatW, GetDateFormatW, GetTimeFormatA, GetDateFormatA, LCMapStringW, GetCPInfo, IsProcessorFeaturePresent, HeapCreate, HeapDestroy, SetHandleCount, GetStartupInfoW, GetModuleFileNameA, FreeEnvironmentStringsW, GetEnvironmentStringsW, GetOEMCP, IsValidCodePage, FlushFileBuffers, WriteConsoleW, GetStringTypeW, LoadLibraryW, HeapSize, GetUserDefaultLCID, GetLocaleInfoA, EnumSystemLocalesA, IsValidLocale, SetEndOfFile, GetProcessHeap, CompareStringW, SetEnvironmentVariableA, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, InterlockedIncrement, GetVersionExW, GetModuleHandleW, GetCurrentProcess, GetProcAddress, TlsFree, TlsAlloc, TlsSetValue, TlsGetValue, DeleteCriticalSection, EnterCriticalSection, LeaveCriticalSection, InitializeCriticalSectionAndSpinCount, GetCurrentThreadId, RaiseException, Sleep, FileTimeToSystemTime, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, QueryPerformanceCounter, SystemTimeToTzSpecificLocalTime, IsDebuggerPresent, InterlockedCompareExchange, GetCurrentProcessId, CloseHandle, ReleaseMutex, SetLastError, GetLastError, CreateFileW, GetModuleFileNameW, WriteFile, GetTickCount, WaitForSingleObject, CreateProcessW, SetFilePointer, CreateMutexW, InterlockedDecrement, LCMapStringA, GetStartupInfoA, FreeEnvironmentStringsA, GetEnvironmentStrings, WriteConsoleA, GetConsoleOutputCP, GetStringTypeA, CompareStringA, GetModuleHandleA, GetFileSizeEx, SetFilePointerEx, FileTimeToLocalFileTime, GetModuleHandleExW, InterlockedExchangeAdd, DeleteFileW, LoadLibraryExW, ReadConsoleW, OutputDebugStringW, AreFileApisANSI, EnumSystemLocalesW
ReleaseDC, GetDC, MessageBoxW, FillRect, IntersectRect
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Chrome PDF Viewer by Google Inc (Signed)

Remove pdf.dll
Version:   1, 0, 0, 1
MD5:   6fdf222b791ea2e12f54c320eadf28c4
SHA1:   ed6dd137c714cee36fe3851e0a30036b7129bed1
SHA256:   0de070ddce2f302d9a7a2936d962ea67e932e09bfa85c79c537df2ef4f543118

What is pdf.dll?

Google Chrome has a built-in PDF viewer enabled by default. When you click a PDF link on the web, the file opens directly in your browser window.

About pdf.dll (from Google Inc)

PDF files will render as seamlessly as HTML web pages, and basic interactions will be no different than the same interactions with web pages (for example, zooming and searching will work as users expe


File name:pdf.dll
Product name:Chrome PDF Viewer
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\google\chrome\application\14.0.835.202\pdf.dll
File version:1, 0, 0, 1
Size:3.86 MB (4,050,896 bytes)
Issued to:Google Inc
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Expiration date:Thursday, November 13, 2014
Digital DNA
File packed:No
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Google Chrome plugin
Stored per user in the directory 'Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Preferences'
  • Name: 'pdf.dll'

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.00%
Windows 8.1 14.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.50%
Windows 7 Professional 7.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.00%
Windows 8 Pro 4.00%
Windows 8 3.50%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 2.50%
Windows Vista Home Premium 2.50%
Windows 8 Single Language 2.00%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.50%
Windows 8 Enterprise 1.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 1.00%
Windows 7 Starter 1.00%
Windows Seven Black Edition 0.50%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise Evaluation 0.50%
Windows Vista Home Basic 0.50%
Windows 8 Enterprise Evaluation 0.50%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 0.50%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 39.20% of Chrome PDF Viewer.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 21.05%
Hewlett-Packard 15.04%
ASUS 14.29%
Acer 11.28%
Lenovo 10.53%
Toshiba 10.53%
Samsung 2.26%
Sony 2.26%
Intel 2.26%
Medion 1.50%
Compaq 1.50%
MSI 1.50%
Alienware 0.75%
Gateway 0.75%
American Megatrends 0.75%
NEC 0.75%
Sahara 0.38%
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