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Does Foxtab PDF Converter exist, is it malware?

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Heard about a Firefox add-on named Foxtab PDF Converter, googled it, got four hits saying it was malware and pervasive (as to uninstalling it.) It is supposed to convert any file capable of being printed to PDF, which seems like a handy add-on. Is anybody using it, or are the scares founded in reality?

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Foxtab PDF Converter is not a Firefox add-on. I can only find blog posts and forum questions that indicate it may be malware but nothing definitive. If you require a tool for creating PDFs, there are quite a few established free applications out there such as (in no particular order):

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Foxtab PDF Converter is not a Firefox add-on. I can only find blog posts and forum questions that indicate it may be malware but nothing definitive. If you require a tool for creating PDFs, there are quite a few established free applications out there such as (in no particular order):

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Megathanks, TonyE.