Adobe Acrobat Reader and Foxit Reader both have a feature that allows them to remember what was the last page the user was reading.
Where do these PDF readers (both Adobe and Foxit) store such information?
Most likely the registry. For instance, Foxit Reader stores that information at the following location:
Ther's a subkey for each recently opened file, and a value called
In some cases, I think this kind of data can be stored as metadata for the PDF, which is basically just key-value pairs.
In other cases it might be stored by the particular application used to open/modify the PDF (the location would then vary from application to application).
Thanks Indrek. Your information also helped me.
I had the bad habit to keep opened many opened tabs. Also, I turned on the reopen last session feature.
One day, the program started to load all files, but after the 132th one, the software crashed.
The registry path I searched in this case was
And there it was a list in the same fashion as the \LastOpen registry dir.
I deleted the last folders inside that dir, and Foxit started to work again.
Maybe this info could help.