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Should I remove Adobe Reader 9 - Japanese?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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Versions

VersionDistribution
9.0.0 100.00%

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Adobe Reader 9 - Japanese

What is Adobe Reader 9 - Japanese?

Adobe Acrobat and Reader are a set of applications designed to view, create, manipulate, print and manage files in Portable Document Format (PDF). Acrobat and Reader are widely used as a method of presenting information with a fixed layout similar to a paper publication. Adobe also allows Acrobat plug-ins to be developed by third parties, which can add extra functions to the Acrobat program.

About  (from Adobe Systems)

Adobe Reader 9 Font Packs enable you to display and interact with documents authored in languages other than those supported in your native Adobe Reader software. They are needed to correctly display a document when an author does not embed the appropriate font into the document. They are also needed when the author do...  Read more

Overview

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 40 files. AdobeUpdater.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.adobe.co.jp/products/acrobat/main.html
Help link: www.adobe.co.jp/support/main.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{AC76BA86-7AD7-1041-7B44-A90000000001}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: Japanese (Japan)

Program filesFiles installed by Adobe Reader 9 - Japanese

  • AcroBroker.exe - Adobe PDF Broker Process for Internet Explorer
  • AcroTextExtractor.exe - Adobe Acrobat text extractor for non-PDF files (AcroTextExtractor)
  • PDFPrevHndlrShim.exe - Adobe PDF Preview Handler Helper Application
  • AXE8SharedExpat.dll - AXE8SharedExpat 2008/05/07-20:48:00 (AXE Shared EXPAT (UTF-8 native))
  • BIBUtils.dll - BIBUtils Thu Jun 12 00:14:40 2008 (Bravo Interface Binder Utilities)
  • CoolType.dll - CoolType Thu Jun 12 02:10:13 2008 (CoolType Typography Engine)
  • rt3d.dll - 3D Runtime Dynamic Link Library (3D Runtime)
  • ahclient.dll - AdobeHelp Dynamic Link Library (Adobe Help Client Library)
  • LogTransport2.dll - Transport Dynamic Link Library
  • ACE.dll - ACE Thu Jun 12 02:18:02 2008 (Adobe Color Engine)
  • AGM.dll - AGM Thu Jun 12 02:18:16 2008 (Adobe Graphics Manager)
  • BIB.dll - BIB Thu Jun 12 02:09:54 2008 (Bravo Interface Binder)
  • JP2KLib.dll - JP2KLib 2008/05/07-20:48:00 (Adobe JPEG2000 Core Library)
  • AXSLE.dll - AXSLE 2008/05/07-20:48:00 (Adobe XSLT Engine)
  • PDFPrevHndlr.dll - Adobe PDF Preview Handler
  • A3DUtility.exe - Adobe Acrobat 3D Utility (Adobe 3D Utility 9.5)
  • AdobeLinguistic.dll - Adobe Linguisitc Library (Linguistic Library)
  • LogTransport2.exe - LogTransport Application
  • AdobeUpdater.dll - Adobe Updater Library
  • AcroRdIF.dll - Adobe PDF IFilter (PDF IFilter)
  • authplay.dll - Shockwave Flash (Adobe Flash Player 9.0 r127)
  • Acrofx32.dll - Adobe Acrobat (Lotus Notes Field Exchange Module for Adobe Acrobat)
  • reader_sl.exe - Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher
  • AcroRd32.dll - Adobe Reader (Adobe Reader 9.0)
  • AcroRd32.exe
  • AcroRd32Info.exe
  • logsession.dll - LogSession
  • Eula.exe - EULA (Eula display)
  • AdobeCollabSync.exe - Adobe Collaboration Synchronizer 9.0

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • AcroRd32.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B9BAA9C1-025D-437A-B792-93F94CD913DE}' (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)
  • 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".
  • reader_sl.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Adobe Reader Speed Launcher' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • reader_sl.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Bing Bar' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • reader_sl.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe'.
  • AcroRd32.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\AcroRd32.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

LogTransport2.exe
Memory:3.2 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0077807563%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00437472%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00340603%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:19,064
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:42 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:7 Bytes
105.02 KB average
AcroRd32.exe
Memory:19.06 MB
Total CPU:0.2354797520%
Kernel CPU:0.10657799%
User CPU:0.12890176%
CPU cycles/sec:10,726,198
I/O reads/min:267.33 KB
I/O writes/min:1.27 KB

How do I remove Adobe Reader 9 - Japanese?

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Or, you can uninstall Adobe Reader 9 - Japanese 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 9 - Japanese, 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 9 - Japanese.

OS VERSIONS
Win Vista (SP2) 35%
Win 7 (SP1) 20%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 60.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 7 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 55.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.00%
Windows 7 Professional 2.50%
Windows Vista Business 2.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.00% of installs come from Japan
Which countries install it?
  Japan 85.00%
  United States 10.00%
  United Kingdom 2.50%
  Romania 2.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
NEC 36.67%
Toshiba 13.33%
Sony 13.33%
Dell 10.00%
Lenovo 10.00%
Intel 6.67%
Hewlett-Packard 6.67%
Acer 3.33%
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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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