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Full user review
"Smaller, Quick & more Secure, but installation hassle"
Functional; and no "constant" security updates required.
No easy opt-out toolbar installation, advertisements & nag tab.
Unfortunately, v4.3.1.0323 would only download v5.0.1.0523 update, not install it. I had to manually download/install the full version. And after the installation shoved unwanted items onto my hard drive, I considered rolling back to the previous version, turning off its auto-update, and shopping for a replacement PDF reading program.
But I am content (for now) after I:
- uninstalled the toolbar (via Windows' Add or Remove Programs)
- stopped the advertisements (delete %SystemDrive%\Program Files\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Advertisement folder)
- got rid of the upgrade nag on the tab bar (delete %SystemDrive%\Program Files\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Start\images folder)