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Adobe Reader 6.0 CE

What is Adobe Reader CE?  (from Adobe Systems)

Adobe Reader is the free viewing companion for Adobe applications that produce Portable Document Format (PDF) files. Adobe Reader lets you view, navigate and print PDF files. Among these applications are Adobe Acrobat 6.0 CE Standard and Professional which are complete solutions for creating, enhancing, reviewing, edit...  Read more


Adobe Reader 6.0 CE is a software program developed by Adobe Systems. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 29.61 MB (31,051,594 bytes). The installed file esdupdate.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows XP. While about 38% of users of Adobe Reader CE come from the United States, it is also popular in Poland and Czech Republic.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.adobe.com
Help link: www.adobe.com/support/main.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0 CE\Reader\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{AC76BA86-7AD7-1038-7646-CE0000000001}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 29.61 MB
Language: Polish (Poland)

Program filesFiles installed by Adobe Reader 6.0 CE

  • esdupdate.dll - Adobe Systems Adobe Update Library (Adobe Update Library)
  • AdobeUpdateManager.exe - Adobe Update Manager
  • Acrofx32.dll - Adobe Acrobat (Lotus Notes Field Exchange Module for Adobe Acrobat)
  • AcroRd32.exe - Adobe Reader (Adobe Reader 6.0 CE)
  • CoolType.dll - CoolType (CoolType Typography Engine)
  • JP2KLib.dll - JP2KLib (JPEG200 Core Library)
  • Ace.dll - ACE (Adobe Color Engine)
  • Agm.dll - AGM (Adobe Graphics Manager)
  • Bib.dll - BIB (Bravo Interface Binder)
  • OPP.dll - OPP
  • WRServices.dll
  • atl.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Visual C++ (ATL Module for Windows NT (Unicode))

How do I remove Adobe Reader CE?

Quickly and completely remove Adobe Reader 6.0 CE 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 CE 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 6.0 CE, 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 CE.

Win 8 56%
Win 7 (SP1) 11%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 55.56%
Windows XP 22.22%
Windows Vista 11.11%
Windows 7 11.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 22.22%
Windows 10 Home 22.22%
Windows 10 Pro 11.11%
Windows 7 Professional 11.11%
Windows 8 11.11%
Windows 8.1 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.46%
  Poland 30.77%
  Czech Republic 15.38%
  Estonia 7.69%
  Hungary 7.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Lenovo 12.50%
Intel 12.50%
Dell 12.50%
Alienware 12.50%
Acer 12.50%
American Megatrends 12.50%
Common models
MSI MS-7310 16.67%
LENOVO 20238 16.67%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 16.67%
Dell Latitude E6410 16.67%
Alienware Alienware X51 R... 16.67%
Acer Aspire 5100 16.67%

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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