Free PDF Unlocker

Free PDF Unlocker

Average User Rating:
4.0
out of 99 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.0
  • Total Downloads:
    193,780
  • Date Added:
    Feb. 02, 2015
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    2.12MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,786
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #12 in PDF Software

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5 stars

"Unlock your troubles"

March 30, 2015  |  By Claude J. Rock

 |  Version: Free PDF Unlocker 1.0

Pros

Many of us use password protected PDF files for sensitive data we have. But what happens when you forget the password? There is no reason to feel stuck and kick yourself because PDF Unlocker app allows you to access these files. Bruteforce and Dictionary Method are used to good effect.

Cons

Sadly it downloads additional software.

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1 stars

"CNET is 'SUPPOSED' to be a SAFE site to download?!"

March 16, 2015  |  By ganerd

 |  Version: Free PDF Unlocker 1.0

Pros

ZERO and it is OBVIOUS that ANY positive comments were paid comments or fake profiles ... including CNET!

Cons

I checked 'FREE PDF Solutions,' THOROUGHLY! EVERY SINGLE file is nothing more than a fake front for a TROJAN VIRUS! Avg stated: "Trojan horse Generic AVG detects this highly active Trojan horse and its 62823 known variants."

Summary

I am SHOCKED and appalled this site has been on CNET since 2013 ? three of these fakes were examined and APPROVED by the CNET Editors allowing a combined total more than THREE MILLION users to INFECTED! :( Sad, repeated user have warned CNET this is a fake site.
I have done a better job reviewing and evaluating these than these paid EDITOR/MODERATORS frauds.

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1 stars

"VIRUS - Install includes "Binkiland" trojan per Symante"

March 14, 2015  |  By krs1misosoup

 |  Version: Free PDF Unlocker 1.0

Pros

None. I'm incredibly angry that on install, Symantec flagged this as installing "Binkiland" trojan. Symantec was able to quarantine it. I always thought Download.com was safe, but I guess all of this junk slips by. DO NOT DOWNLOAD.

Cons

None. I'm incredibly angry that on install, Symantec flagged this as installing "Binkiland" trojan. Symantec was able to quarantine it. I always thought Download.com was safe, but I guess all of this junk slips by. DO NOT DOWNLOAD.

Summary

None. I'm incredibly angry that on install, Symantec flagged this as installing THE "Binkiland" trojan. Symantec was able to quarantine it. I always thought Download.com was safe, but I guess all of this junk slips by. DO NOT DOWNLOAD.

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1 stars

"Thanks CNET for distributing Adware, Malware, Bloatware"

July 15, 2014  |  By SamGardocki

 |  Version: Free PDF Unlocker 1.0

Pros

The fact that Norton 360 and TeaTimer simultaneously identified and blocked this CRAP!!!

Cons

Another POS from the once-trusted CNET

Summary

CNET has once again lowered its progressively diminishing standards by fostering the use of untested and utterly worthless Crapware. I have advised most of those in my computing circles to forgo CNET as source of anything other than as a bad example.

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1 stars

"Do NOT download ANYTHING from Free PDF Solutions"

June 29, 2014  |  By baltopro

 |  Version: Free PDF Unlocker 1.0

Pros

There are NO pros

Cons

- it does NOT work - just sits there spinning its wheels after 8 hours

- comes with NO "Help" or documentation at all, and there is NO online support or forum

- it DELETED MY ORIGINAL PDF FILE (luckily I had a backup copy)

- it INSTALLED MALWARE TO MY SYSTEM: "Trojan horse Simda.QK" (luckily AVG found and quarantined this)

Summary

The above is based on Free PDF Unlocker version 1.0, downloaded directly from maker's site "freepdfsolutions.com".

Free PDF Unlocker is useless malware, and should be removed from CNET.

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1 stars

"AVAST booted it off my computer. Virus bait"

June 22, 2014  |  By bicep123

 |  Version: Free PDF Unlocker 1.0

Pros

Not sure about the previous version, but this version is not good.

Cons

AVAST would not let me open the program which is just as well.

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1 stars

"FAKE - does not work and tries to install malware"

June 02, 2014  |  By verify159

 |  Version: Free PDF Unlocker 1.0

Pros

NONE - It does not work, created a test file and it did nothing with a two character password. It just spins and spins making you think it is working.

Cons

Repeatedly tries to install malware, then leaves something on your computer that seems to prevent you from writing review.

Summary

This should be removed from CNET.

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5 stars

"A wonderful program"

May 24, 2014  |  By johnsonKyle

 |  Version: Free PDF Unlocker 1.0

Pros

PDF unlocker can be used by everyone to unlock password protected files in a stress free manner. This helps in getting into the documents through password cracking methods. Compatible with all versions of Windows, it is a highly useful tool.

Cons

No cons to mention

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5 stars

"This app sure is a life saver."

May 22, 2014  |  By AucoinJulie

 |  Version: Free PDF Unlocker 1.0

Pros

I had some very important PDF files password protected because my kids and others sometimes use the system and I just wanted to be safe. I was so frantic when I realised I had forgotten the passwords. I downloaded this PDF unlocker and it worked.

Cons

No cons say.

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1 stars

"Malware and adware"

April 23, 2014  |  By clever2429

 |  Version: Free PDF Unlocker 1.0.9.2

Pros

none. it didnt work.

Cons

Installs lots of adware programs. will change your browser settings and not let you change them back.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Free PDF Solutions
Publisher web site http://www.freepdfsolutions.com
Release Date June 02, 2015
Date Added February 02, 2015
Version 1.0
Category
Category Graphic Design Software
Subcategory PDF Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 2.12MB
File Name pdfunlocker_setup.msi
Popularity
Total Downloads 193,780
Downloads Last Week 1,786
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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