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Adobe Contribute 4

What is Adobe Contribute 4?  (from Adobe Systems)

Adobe® Contribute® 4 software is a powerful web publishing and website management tool that integrates authoring, reviewing, and publishing in an easy-to-use WYSIWYG HTML editor. Increase web publishing productivity while simplifying oversight and approval tasks. Contribute 4 also includes support for HTML5 and JQuery ...  Read more


Adobe Contribute 4 is a program developed by Adobe Systems. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is contribute.exe. The software installer includes 22 files. A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows Vista (SP2). While about 80% of users of Adobe Contribute 4 come from the United States, it is also popular in Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.adobe.com/products/contribute.html
Help link: www.adobe.com/go/ct4_support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\adobe\contribute 4
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{955CFC33-8634-4612-BD35-92BCBDFEEFF6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Adobe Contribute 4

Program executable:contribute.exe
Name:Adobe Contribute
Path:C:\Program Files\adobe\contribute 4\contribute.exe
Additional files:
  • contributeieplugin.dll - Contribute (Contribute IE Plugin)
  • iepluginres.dll
  • MMxptResources.dll - MMxpt
  • CoreTypes.dll
  • Fireworks Library.dll (by Macromedia) - Macromedia Fireworks Library (Fireworks Library)
  • gdiplus.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft GDI+
  • icudt30.dll (by IBM and others) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • icuuc30.dll (by IBM and others) - IBM ICU Common DLL
  • libcurl.dll
  • libeay32.dll
  • NetIO.dll
  • NetIOAtom.dll
  • NetIODav.dll
  • NetIOFTP.dll
  • NetIOLAN.dll
  • NetIOMetaWeblog.dll
  • NetIOSFTP.dll
  • PSAPI.DLL (by Microsoft) - Microsoft(R) Windows NT(TM) Operating System (Process Status Helper)
  • ssleay32.dll
  • xerces-c_2_6.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Xerces-C Version 2.6.0 (Shared Library for Xerces-C Version 2.6.0)
  • zlib.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • contributeieplugin.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'ContributeBHO Class' with the class of {074C1DC5-9320-4A9A-947D-C042949C6216}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • contributeieplugin.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Contribute Toolbar' with the class of {517BDDE4-E3A7-4570-B21E-2B52B6139FC7}.

How do I remove Adobe Contribute 4?

Quickly and completely remove Adobe Contribute 4 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 Contribute 4 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 Contribute 4, 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 Contribute 4.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Adobe Contribute 4 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
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Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
Windows Vista (SP2)

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  Belgium 20.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 50.00%
Dell 50.00%

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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