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Should I remove Adobe Creative Suite Master Collection?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,963
United States Rank #3,701
Reach 0.2296%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.85 days
703.55 days >
Average installed length: 369.66 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
5.5 100.00%

Typically installed together

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Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 Master Collection

What is Adobe Creative Suite Master Collection?  (from Adobe Systems)

Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 Master Collection software is a comprehensive set of professional creative tools for delivering design across media. Make an impact by creating work for virtually any screen--mobile to tablet to HD display--all with one value-packed offering. Make an impact with exquisite design for virtually a...  Read more

Overview

Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 Master Collection is a program developed by Adobe Systems. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is upx.exe. The software installer includes 58 files and is usually about 4.56 MB (4,784,745 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 34% of users of Adobe Creative Suite Master Collection come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.adobe.com/go/support_es
Help link: www.adobe.com/go/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Adobe
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\OOBE\PDApp\core\PDApp.exe --appletID="DWA_UI" --appletVersion="1.0" --mode="Uninstall" --mediaSignature="{D57FC112
Estimated size: 4.56 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 Master Collection

Program executable:upx.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Adobe\upx.exe
MD5:9051785c42044446af76793f4b3a4565
Additional files:
  • PMReaderApp.exe - Adobe India PageMaker Import via Sangam 2011/01/18-17:33:16 (PageMaker Import from Sangam)
  • AcroBroker.exe - Adobe PDF Broker Process for Internet Explorer
  • AcroTextExtractor.exe - Adobe Acrobat text extractor for non-PDF files (AcroTextExtractor)
  • InstallAX.exe - Flash® Player Installer/Uninstaller (Adobe® Flash® Player Installer/Uninstaller 10.2 r153)
  • InstallPlugin.exe
  • ExtendScript Toolkit.exe - ESTK CS5.5 2011/02/02-14:08:30 (ExtendScript Toolkit CS5.5 and Debugger (32 bit))
  • Adobe Extension Manager CS5.5.exe - Adobe Extension Manager CS5.5
  • EscalatedPrivilegeFileOperationDaemon.exe - Extension Manager
  • Pixel Bender Toolkit.exe - Adobe® Pixel Bender® Toolkit (Adobe Image Foundation)
  • DeviceCentral.exe - Adobe Device Central CS5.5
  • LogTransport.exe - LogTransport Application
  • LogTransport2.exe
  • Illustrator.exe - Adobe Illustrator CS5.1
  • wow_helper.exe - Adobe Reader WOW Helper
  • Photodownloader.exe - Adobe Photo Downloader
  • Photoshop.exe - Adobe Photoshop CS5.1
  • InDesign.exe - Adobe InDesign CS5.5
  • Droplet Template.exe - Adobe Photoshop CS4 (Adobe Photoshop Droplet)
  • Bridge.exe - Adobe Bridge CS5.1
  • CrashReporterApp.exe - AdobeCrashReporter (CrashReporter GUI)
  • Flash.exe - Adobe Flash CS5.5
  • Adobe OnLocation.exe - Adobe OnLocation
  • FlashPlayerDebugger.exe - Shockwave Flash (Adobe Flash Player 10.2 r153)
  • reader_sl.exe - Adobe Acrobat (Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher)
  • AcroRd32.exe - Adobe Reader (Adobe Reader 9.0)
  • AcroRd32Info.exe
  • Adobe_Helperx32.exe - Adobe Setup (AdobeHelperx86 Utility Application)
  • Adobe_Helperx64.exe - AdobeHelperx64 Utility Application
  • CustomHook_Helperx64.exe - CustomHook_Helperx64 Utility Application
  • Setup.exe
  • TokenResolverx64.exe - TokenResolver 64-bit Application
  • airappinstaller.exe - Adobe AIR (Adobe AIR Application Installer)
  • arh.exe - Adobe AIR Redistribution Helper
  • bridgeproxy.exe - Bridge (Adobe Bridge)
  • Eula.exe - EULA (Eula display)
  • adcdl.exe
  • AdobeCollabSync.exe
  • FlashPlayer.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • bridgeproxy.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'BridgeCS3ImportMediaOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'Adobe.adobebridge' and the action verb 'launch.
4 Scheduled Tasks
  • AcroRd32.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9EC5B232-E87B-449D-9002-B9BB1BB98039}' (runs on registration).
  • AcroRd32Info.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8F35F55F-207C-4A23-AF9C-4565E6344212}' (runs on registration).
  • Eula.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D7F6D63D-57B0-4531-96B9-339476F18753}' (runs on registration).
  • reader_sl.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Adobe Reader Speed Launcher'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • reader_sl.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Adobe Reader Speed Launcher.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • Bridge.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'AdobeBridge' and executes as "C:\Adobe Photoshop CS5\Adobe Bridge CS5.1\Bridge.exe" -stealth.
  • 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 10.0\Acrobat\AdobeCollabSync.exe".
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • AdobeCollabSync.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Adobe Reader Synchronizer' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 10.0\Reader\AdobeCollabSync.exe".
  • reader_sl.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Adobe Reader Speed Launcher' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 10.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • reader_sl.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 11.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe'.
  • AcroRd32.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 10.0\Reader\AcroRd32.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

AcroRd32.exe
Memory:9.85 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.1910438758%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.16837470%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.02266917%
0.015104% average
I/O reads/min:123.58 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:6.35 KB
105.02 KB average
Eula.exe
Memory:2.9 MB
Total CPU:0.3430811080%
Kernel CPU:0.26466257%
User CPU:0.07841854%
I/O reads/min:55.53 KB
I/O writes/min:81 Bytes

How do I remove Adobe Creative Suite Master Collection?

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Or, you can uninstall Adobe Creative Suite Master Collection 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 Creative Suite 5.5 Master Collection, 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 Creative Suite Master Collection.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win Vista 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.59%
Windows 8 20.01%
Windows XP 2.42%
Windows Vista 1.92%
Windows Server 2003 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.54%
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.39%
Windows 7 Professional 16.97%
Windows 8.1 4.79%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.29%
Windows 8 Pro 2.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.47%
  France 4.48%
  United Kingdom 4.20%
  Germany 3.95%
  Canada 3.71%
  Italy 3.63%
  Australia 3.19%
  Iran 2.75%
  Brazil 2.28%
  Netherlands 2.20%
  Taiwan 2.11%
  Thailand 1.95%
  Japan 1.95%
  Spain 1.51%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.90%
Dell 19.59%
ASUS 16.30%
Acer 15.65%
GIGABYTE 10.13%
Toshiba 4.41%
Lenovo 4.25%
Samsung 3.54%
Intel 1.72%
Apple 0.51%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.43%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.79%
ASUS All Series 4.75%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.97%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.82%
Dell XPS 8300 2.67%

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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