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Windows 10 adds its own virtual printer

Comment by alter1608
about PDFCreator · Oct 2015 · Helpful Not helpful

Hi,

Windows 10 have a lot of flaws, but a lot of little improvements too.

Windows 10 have integrated a PDF virtual printer. When you print a document select: Microsoft Print to PDF.

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v1.4.3 is bundled with a different toolbar

Comment by servel333
about PDFCreator and Yahoo! Toolbar, Babylon · Aug 2012 · Helpful Not helpful

I just downloaded version 1.4.3 and noticed it's bundled with the Babylon toolbar. The prompt to install it is pretty obvious and comes after you click 'install' for PDFCreator. It looks like a different toolbar than it was previously bundled with because the screenshots from Venom88 show the Yahoo toolbar.

Older screenshots show Yahoo toolbar
http://img37.imageshack.us/img37/2597/un1n.png
http://img517.imageshack.us/img517/4613/un2d.png
(Thanks Venom88 for these screenshots)

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I did not have a problem removing the toolbar, which I agre ...

Comment by cts
about PDFCreator · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful

I did not have a problem removing the toolbar, which I agree is a nuisance.

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Is the toolbar really malware? I would think it should be c ...

Comment by mistaecko
about PDFCreator · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful

Is the toolbar really malware? I would think it should be classified as adware. The browser hi-jacking is not nice, but from what I understand it does not have any malicious behavior (trojans, etc) other than displaying ads?

If we classify the toolbar as 'malicious', consequently, we should flag the app with a warning. Otherwise we should change the wording to 'aggressive adware' or 'adware without proper uninstall routines'.

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I prefer qvPDF (1) as pdf-printer, because he has more func ...

Comment by em4020
about PDFCreator · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful

I prefer qvPDF (1) as pdf-printer, because he has more functions than all other pdf-printers:
qvPDF is a PDF creator for Windows, but you can also merge & split pdf-documents.
(1) Small qvPDF iconqvPDF

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WARNING: since version 0.9.7, PDFCreator is bundled with a ...

Comment by Danilo_Venom
about PDFCreator · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful

WARNING: since version 0.9.7, PDFCreator is bundled with a malware toolbar! In order to prevent this from being installed, you need to uncheck it in TWO places in the installer: 1 here http://img37.imageshack.us/img37/2597/un1n.png and 2 here
http://img517.imageshack.us/img517/4613/un2d.png
In this way you can enjoy PDFCreator without malwares and problem :)

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It's the same in PDFCreator as in Bullzip pdf-printer: In t ...

Comment by em4020
about PDFCreator · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful

It's the same in PDFCreator as in Bullzip pdf-printer: In the head line and footing line there should be the URL, date and "page X of N". The font of this information was defective, so that this information is not legible. In spite of some search I found for it no functioning settings. If someone has a solution for this problem, it would be nice to inform here about it with a comment.

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More then 20 translations available, see http://www.pdfforg ...

Comment by em4020
about PDFCreator · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful

More then 20 translations available, see http://www.pdfforge.org/products/pdfcreator/translations

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