What is Pdfmaster?

Pdfmaster or Pdfmaster.net affiliated with Smallpdf.com is a search provider, which, despite smart design and useful functions may be classified as potentially unwanted program. It’s because Pdfmaster.net has own search engine and collects and shares users personal data for commercial purposes. It may lead to increasing of advertisement in search results, permanent redirecting of users browser homepages, and also to transfers of users personal data to Pdfmaster commercial partners. For preventing all these actions, we recommend to remove Pdfmaster from browsers.

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How Pdfmaster gets on your PC?

Pdfmastrer hasn’t installation package but can be bundled with other software as a useful addition. Also, it can be implemented by affiliate sites, for example by Smallpdf.com. We think the best way to protect your system from PUP is to cancel all offers to install additional extensions, apps and check all installation processes and custom installation menus. Keep your browser free from malware and read our article if you want to remove Pdfmaster from your browser.

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How to remove Pdfmaster from your computer?

To uninstall Pdfmaster remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and registry keys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Pdfmaster in their database. You can try to use them for removing Pdfmaster.

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You can try both of these products to remove Pdfmaster

Or uninstall Pdfmaster manually.

Step 1: Remove Pdfmaster from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Pdfmaster.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Pdfmaster and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Pdfmaster, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Pdfmaster and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove Pdfmaster from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Pdfmaster from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Pdfmaster.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Pdfmaster.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Pdfmaster.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Resetting your browser search and homepage settings

Reset browser setting in Google Chrome:
  1. Click the Chrome menu (3 bar button) in the top right corner.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
  4. Go to Reset browser settings section.
  5. Click Reset browser settings.
  6. In the dialog that appears, click Reset.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Google Chrome.

Reset browser setting in Mozilla Firefox:
  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Go to Help.
  3. Go to Troubleshooting information.
  4. Click Reset Firefox… button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Mozilla Firefox.

Reset browser setting in Internet Explorer:
  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on the cogwheel in the right upper corner.
  3. Click Internet options.
  4. Go to Advanced tab.
  5. Click Reset button.
  6. Put a tick near Delete personal settings checkbox.
  7. Click Reset button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Internet Explorer.

Step 4: Remove following files and folders of Pdfmaster:

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Tim Kas

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