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Should I remove Adobe Illustrator CS?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,046
United States Rank #14,870
Reach 0.0421%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 28.83 days
355.23 days >
Average installed length: 186.64 days


11.0.1 0.51%
11 99.49%

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Adobe Illustrator CS

What is Adobe Illustrator CS?

Illustrator CS was the first version to include 3-dimensional capabilities allowing users to extrude or revolve shapes to create simple 3D objects.


Adobe Illustrator CS is a software program developed by Adobe Systems. The most common release is 11, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named illustrator.exe. The setup package generally installs about 47 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 27% of users of Adobe Illustrator CS come from BD, it is also popular in the United States and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.adobe.com/prodindex/illustrator
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Illustrator CS
Uninstaller: RunDll32 "C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Professional\RunTime\0701\Intel32\ctor.dll",LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installa

Program filesFiles installed by Adobe Illustrator CS

Program executable:illustrator.exe
Name:Adobe Illustrator
Path:C:\Program Files\adobe\illustrator cs\support files\contents\windows\illustrator.exe
Additional files:
  • ScCore.dll - Scripting components core runtime
  • ExtendScript.dll - ExtendScript scripting engine
  • Sangam.dll - Adobe India Sangam Core Code (Sangam Core Code)
  • AWSCommonSymbols.dll - Adobe AWSCommonSymbols (AWSCommonSymbols)
  • ExtendScriptIDE.dll - ExtendScript debugger
  • WebAccessUtils.dll - Adobe WebAccessUtils (WebAccessUtils)
  • AIRes.dll - Adobe Illustrator (Adobe Illustrator 11.0 Resource)
  • AWSCommonUI.dll - Adobe AWSCommonUI (AWSCommonUI)
  • PDFL60.dll - Adobe PDF Library
  • FileInfo.dll - Adobe FileInfo (FileInfo)
  • asn.er.dll - ASN Library (ASN Dynamic Library)
  • ARM.dll - Adobe ARM (ARM)
  • AWSSCL.dll - Adobe SCL
  • SVGExport.dll - SVGExport (SVGExport 6.0)
  • BIBUtils.dll - BIBUtils (Bravo Interface Binder Utilities)
  • CoolType.dll - CoolType (CoolType Typography Engine)
  • jp2klib.dll - JP2KLib (JPEG2000 Core Library)
  • PDFPort.dll - PDFPort (PDFPort Interface Binder)
  • AIPort.dll - AIPort (AIPort Interface Binder)
  • SVGRE.dll - SVGRE (SVGRE 6.0)
  • ACE.dll - ACE (Adobe Color Engine)
  • AGM.dll - AGM (Adobe Graphics Manager)
  • ARE.dll - ARE (Adobe Raster Express)
  • BIB.dll - BIB (Bravo Interface Binder)
  • MPS.dll - MPS (Modular Parsing System)
  • OPP.dll - OPP

How do I remove Adobe Illustrator CS?

Quickly and completely remove Adobe Illustrator CS 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 Illustrator CS 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 Illustrator CS, 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 Illustrator CS.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.67%
Windows XP 19.26%
Windows 8 12.84%
Windows Vista 5.07%
Windows Server 2003 0.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.58%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.02%
Microsoft Windows XP 19.32%
Windows 7 Professional 13.90%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.90%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.39%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.76% of installs come from BD
Which countries install it?
  BD 26.76%
  United States 20.03%
  France 6.73%
  Japan 5.95%
  Italy 4.54%
  Canada 3.91%
  India 2.35%
  Germany 2.35%
  United Kingdom 2.35%
  Malaysia 1.88%
  MA 1.72%
  Taiwan 1.56%
  Netherlands 1.25%
  Australia 1.10%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.31%
Acer 19.31%
Hewlett-Packard 19.31%
ASUS 8.99%
Intel 6.35%
American Megatrends 2.12%
Sahara 1.85%
Lenovo 1.32%
Samsung 1.06%
Toshiba 1.06%
Sony 0.79%
Common models
Gigabyte G41M-Combo 5.71%
Gigabyte H81M-S2PV 4.00%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.43%
INTEL DG31PR 3.43%
ASUS All Series 2.86%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.29%

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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