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Should I remove Adobe Reader 8 - Polish?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0003%

Versions

VersionDistribution
8.1.2 75.00%
8.0.0 25.00%

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Adobe Reader 8 - Polish

Overview

Adobe Reader 8 - Polish is a program developed by Adobe Systems. The most used version is 8.1.2, 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 52 files and is usually about 3.53 MB (3,699,200 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 Vista (SP2). While about 63% of users of Adobe Reader 8 - Polish come from the United States, it is also popular in Poland and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.adobe.com
Help link: www.adobe.com/support/main.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{AC76BA86-7AD7-1045-7B44-A81200000003}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.53 MB
Language: Polish (Poland)

Program filesFiles installed by Adobe Reader 8 - Polish

  • rt3d.dll - 3D Run-time Dynamic Link Library (3D Run-time)
  • ahclient.dll - AdobeHelp Dynamic Link Library (Adobe Help Client Library)
  • PDFPrevHndlr.dll - Adobe PDF Preview Handler
  • AdobeLinguistic.dll - Adobe Linguisitc Library (Linguistic Library)
  • AdobeUpdater.dll - Adobe Updater Library
  • AcroRdIF.dll - Adobe PDF IFilter (PDF IFilter)
  • AdobeUpdateCheck.exe - AdobeUpdateCheck (Adobe Update Check 8.1)
  • adobe_eula.dll - Adobe EPIC EULA (Adobe EPIC EULA DLL)
  • AXE8SharedExpat.dll - AXE8SharedExpat (AXE Shared EXPAT (UTF-8 native))
  • Acrofx32.dll - Adobe Acrobat (Lotus Notes Field Exchange Module for Adobe Acrobat)
  • reader_sl.exe - Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher
  • AcroRd32.dll - Adobe Reader (Adobe Reader 8.1)
  • AcroRd32.exe
  • AcroRd32Info.exe - Adobe Reader 8.0
  • adobe_epic.dll - Adobe EPIC (Adobe EPIC DLL)
  • BIBUtils.dll - BIBUtils (Bravo Interface Binder Utilities)
  • CoolType.dll - CoolType (CoolType Typography Engine)
  • JP2KLib.dll - JP2KLib (JPEG2000 Core Library)
  • AXSLE.dll - AXSLE (Adobe XSLT Engine)
  • ACE.dll - ACE (Adobe Color Engine)
  • AGM.dll - AGM (Adobe Graphics Manager)
  • BIB.dll - BIB (Bravo Interface Binder)
  • AdobeCollabSync.exe - Adobe Collaboration Synchronizer 8.0
  • svgrsrc.dll - Adobe SVG Viewer (SVG Viewer Core 6.0 Resources)
  • nppdf32.dll - Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape
  • svgcore.dll - SVGCore (SVGCore 6.0)
  • icucnv34.dll (by IBM and others) - International Components for Unicode (IBM ICU Common DLL)
  • icudt34.dll (by IBM and others) - ICU Data DLL
  • AdobeXMP.dll - Adobe XMP Core (Adobe XMP Core, 4.0-c320)
  • Onix32.dll
  • vdk150.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • nppdf32.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'nppdf32.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • nppdf32.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Adobe Reader Plugin for Firefox'.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • AcroRd32.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F4BA4E3E-9BA9-4302-955A-E0576A56F3BE}' (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.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • 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 8.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe".
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • reader_sl.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\reader_sl.exe'.
  • AdobeCollabSync.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\AdobeCollabSync.exe'.
  • AcroRd32.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\AcroRd32.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

AcroRd32.exe
Memory:31.65 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.4148585783%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.19452084%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.22033774%
0.015104% average
I/O reads/min:483.99 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:13.81 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Adobe Reader 8 - Polish?

Quickly and completely remove Adobe Reader 8 - Polish 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 Reader 8 - Polish 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 Reader 8 - Polish, 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 Reader 8 - Polish.

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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 8 25%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows Vista 25.00%
Windows 8 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%
Windows 8.1 Connected 25.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.50%
  Poland 25.00%
  United Kingdom 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 33.33%
Lenovo 33.33%
Acer 33.33%
Common models
TOSHIBA TECRA A9 25.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite L350 25.00%
LENOVO 80G0 25.00%
Gigabyte Tecohnology Co.,... 25.00%

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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