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926plc32

Overview

926plc32 is a software program developed by Lexmark International. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 4.07 MB (4,272,128 bytes). The installed file acrobatupdater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows XP. While about 57% of users of 926plc32 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\common files\adobe\help\en_us\adobe reader\8.0
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{B33E4C22-23EA-465F-BDFF-F9AE0FF364E0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.07 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by 926plc32

  • acroiehelper.dll (by Adobe Systems) - AcroIEHelper Library (Adobe PDF Helper for Internet Explorer)
  • acropdf.dll (by Adobe Systems) - Adobe PDF Browser Control (PDF Browser Control)
  • pdfshell.dll - Adobe PDF Shell Extension (PDF Shell Extension)
  • acrobatupdater.exe - Adobe Acrobat Updater
  • adobearm.exe - Adobe Reader and Acrobat Manager
  • adobeextractfiles.dll - Adobe Extract Files Library
  • adobeupdater.exe - Adobe Updater
  • adobeupdaterinstallmgr.exe - Adobe Updater Install Manager
  • readerupdater.exe - Adobe Reader Updater

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • acroiehelper.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper' with the class of {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • adobearm.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Program aktualizacji online firmy Adobe.' (runs weekly on Mondays at 10:00).
  • adobeupdater.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Adobe online update program' (runs weekly on Mondays at 10:00 AM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • adobearm.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Adobe ARM.
Startup File (User Run)
  • adobeupdater.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'AdobeUpdater' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Updater5\AdobeUpdater.exe".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • adobearm.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Adobe ARM' which loads as "C:\Program Files\File comuni\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • adobeupdater.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Updater5\AdobeUpdater.exe'.
  • adobearm.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

adobearm.exe
Memory:5.52 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0061302437%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00384042%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00228983%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:4,900
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:608 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:192 Bytes
105.02 KB average

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Or, you can uninstall 926plc32 from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program 926plc32, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove 926plc32.

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If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by 926plc32 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows XP

Distribution by countryGeography

57.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.14%
  Germany 14.29%
  France 14.29%
  Sweden 14.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 80.00%
Sahara 20.00%
Common models
Dell MM061 25.00%
Dell ME051 25.00%
Dell Inspiron 530s 25.00%
Dell Inspiron 1501 25.00%

About Lexmark International

Lexmark manufactures printing and imaging products, and provides businesses with a broad range of printing and imaging software, solutions and services including laser printers, multifunction products, printing supplies, and services for business and consumers.
Publisher URL: www.lexmark.com

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