By default, Foxit PDF Editor is setup to anonymously collect software usage analytics to help us improve the user experience.
This article explains how to disable the anonymous collection of this data. If you'd like to learn more about the privacy of the function, click here.
Organizations looking to customize Foxit PDF Editor before deploying it to their knowledge workers.
In this article:
- Deploy Foxit PDF Editor with User Experience Analytics disabled
- Manually Disable User Experience Analytics
Disable User Experience Analytics using the Foxit Customization Wizard tool
- Click on the Preferences Tab
- Scroll down to "User experience improvement"
- Select Disabled
- Disabled: Choose it to turn off anonymous data collection
- Enable: Choose it to turn on anonymous data collection
- Default: Leaves the choice to the user.
Disable User Experience Analytics using registry
Navigate to key:
Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Foxit Software\Foxit PDF Editor 11.0\Preferences\General
Give string "bCollectData" a value of "0"
Disable User Experience Analytics using command line
There is no way to do this using command line.
Disable User Experience Analytics using GPO
- Open Group Policy Editor
- Navigate to Foxit PDF Editor > Preferences
- Click on User Experience Improvement
- Select "Disabled"
Manually Disable User Experience Analytics
- Open Foxit PDF Editor and navigate to the File Tab > Preferences
- Select General
- UNcheck "help improve user experience"