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Global Rank #14,770
United States Rank #8,052
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Installation trends (last 30 days)


9.5.5 60.71%
9.5.4 0.65%
9.5.3 0.32%
9.5.2 0.65%
9.5.1 0.32%
9.5.0 0.65%
9.4.7 0.32%
9.4.6 0.97%
9.4.5 0.32%
9.4.4 0.97%
9.4.3 0.32%
9.4.2 0.32%
9.4.1 7.47%
9.3.1 3.57%
9.2.0 1.30%
9.0.0 21.10%

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Adobe Acrobat 9 Standard

What is Adobe Acrobat 9 Standard?  (from Adobe Systems)

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Adobe Acrobat 9 Standard is a program developed by Adobe Systems. The most used version is 9.5.5, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is acrobat.exe. The software installer includes 42 files and is usually about 1.15 MB (1,200,855 bytes). AdobeUpdater.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 82% of users of Adobe Acrobat 9 Standard come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.adobe.com
Help link: www.adobe.com/support/main.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 9.0\
Uninstaller: msiexec /I {AC76BA86-1033-0000-BA7E-000000000004}
Estimated size: 1.15 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Adobe Acrobat 9 Standard

Program executable:acrobat.exe
Name:Adobe Acrobat
Adobe Acrobat 9.5
Path:C:\Program Files\adobe\acrobat 9.0\acrobat\acrobat.exe
Additional files:
  • acrotray.exe - AcroTray - Adobe Acrobat Distiller helper application. (AcroTray)
  • AcroBroker.exe - Adobe PDF Broker Process for Internet Explorer
  • AcroTextExtractor.exe - Adobe Acrobat text extractor for non-PDF files (AcroTextExtractor)
  • AXE8SharedExpat.dll - AXE8SharedExpat 2008/05/07-20:48:00 (AXE Shared EXPAT (UTF-8 native))
  • AMTLibWrapper.dll - AMTLibWrapper Dynamic Link Library
  • asneu.dll - AsnEndUser Dynamic Link Library
  • acrodist.exe - Acrobat Distiller for Windows (Acrobat Distiller)
  • acrodistdll.dll
  • adistres.dll
  • ahclient.dll - AdobeHelp Dynamic Link Library (Adobe Help Client Library)
  • ACE.dll - ACE Tue Jun 7 19:16:12 2011 (Adobe Color Engine)
  • acroamt.dll - acroamt Dynamic Link Library
  • AGM.dll - AGM Wed May 8 12:48:11 2013 (Adobe Graphics Manager)
  • ARE.dll - ARE Mon Dec 21 20:45:26 2009 (Adobe Raster Express)
  • adobe_personalization.dll - Adobe EPIC Personalization (Adobe EPIC Personalization DLL)
  • adobelm_service_installer.dll - adobelm_service_installer (AdobeLM_Service_Installer)
  • A3DUtility.exe - Adobe Acrobat 3D Utility (Adobe 3D Utility 9.5)
  • AdobeLinguistic.dll - Adobe Linguisitc Library (Linguistic Library)
  • AdobePDFL.dll - PDFL 2009/07/17-22:19:11 (Adobe PDF Library)
  • AdobeUpdater.dll - Adobe Updater Library
  • AcroIF.dll - Adobe PDF IFilter (PDF IFilter)
  • adobe_eula.dll - Adobe EPIC EULA (Adobe EPIC EULA DLL)
  • authplay.dll - Shockwave Flash (Adobe Flash Player 10.3 r183)
  • Acrobat.dll - Adobe Acrobat (Adobe Acrobat 9.5)
  • acrobat_sl.exe - Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher
  • AcrobatInfo.exe
  • Acrofx32.dll - Lotus Notes Field Exchange Module for Adobe Acrobat
  • Aiod.dll - Acrobat Install On Demand
  • asn.er.dll - ASN Library (ASN Dynamic Library)
  • adobe_caps.dll - Adobe CAPS (Adobe CAPS DLL)
  • adobe_epic.dll - Adobe EPIC (Adobe EPIC DLL)
  • Adist.dll - Adobe PDF (Adobe PDF Helper DLL)
  • Adist64.dll
  • amtconfig.dll - AMTConfig (AMT Configuration Utility)
  • Adobelm.dll - AdobeLM
  • aflm.dll - AFLM
  • AdobeCollabSync.exe - Adobe Collaboration Synchronizer 9.5

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Acrobat.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F5BE2EF1-8CF0-4A83-A4B0-6A0296CA7CBC}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • AdobeCollabSync.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Adobe Acrobat Synchronizer' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 9.0\Acrobat\AdobeCollabSync.exe".
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • acrobat_sl.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Adobe Acrobat Speed Launcher' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 9.0\Acrobat\Acrobat_sl.exe".
  • acrotray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Acrobat Assistant 8.0' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 9.0\Acrobat\Acrotray.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.07 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001541901%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00007710%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00007710%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,018
8,062,084 average
Memory:68.24 MB
Total CPU:0.0001044632%
Kernel CPU:0.00000916%
User CPU:0.00009530%
I/O reads/min:7.39 KB
I/O writes/min:76 Bytes

How do I remove Adobe Acrobat 9 Standard?

Quickly and completely remove Adobe Acrobat 9 Standard from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Adobe Acrobat 9 Standard 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 Adobe Acrobat 9 Standard, 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 Adobe Acrobat 9 Standard.

Win 7 (SP1) 77%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.52%
Windows 8 15.26%
Windows Vista 2.92%
Windows XP 1.30%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.10%
Windows 7 Professional 29.41%
Windows 10 Home 4.58%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.58%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.92%
Windows 8.1 3.59%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.57%
  Canada 4.87%
  Brazil 2.12%
  United Kingdom 1.91%
  Australia 1.27%
  Turkey 0.85%
  Argentina 0.64%
  Mexico 0.64%
  Belgium 0.42%
  India 0.42%
  Panama 0.42%
  Thailand 0.42%
  Portugal 0.21%
  France 0.21%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 61.09%
Dell 23.53%
Hewlett-Packard 13.57%
Lenovo 1.81%
Common models
Sony VPCF1390X 5.91%
Sony VPCSB11FX 4.43%
Sony VPCSB190X 2.96%
Sony VPCEB290X 2.96%
Sony VPCEB3CFX 2.46%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.46%

About Adobe Systems

Adobe Systems Incorporated is computer program company focused on the creation of multimedia & creativity program products, with a more-recent foray towards rich Net application program development.
Publisher URL: www.adobe.com


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