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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,136
United States Rank #2,632
Reach 0.2134%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.66 days
321.98 days >
Average installed length: 169.18 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
11.0.01 100.00%

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Adobe Reader XI 11.0.01

What is Adobe Reader XI?

Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Acrobat XI (version 11.0) 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. The graphical user interface for desktop systems is carried over from version 10. Some new features include a completely redesigned PDF editing experience, exporting PDF files to Microsoft PowerPoint, touch-friendly capabilities for mobile devices, and integrated cloud services.

About  (from Adobe Systems)

This Font Pack, which supports Chinese Simplified, can be installed either on demand or as a standalone installer. "On demand" means that Reader realizes it is missing the Font Pack needed to display or interact with the document and asks the user if the Font Pack should be downloaded and installed. A standalone instal...  Read more
Overview
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Loads into the web browser

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.adobe.com
Help link: www.adobe.com/support/main.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 11.0\Reader\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-AB0000000001}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 112.92 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Adobe Reader XI 11.0.01

Program executable:AcroRd32.exe
Name:Adobe Reader
Signed by:Adobe Systems
Path:C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 11.0\Reader\AcroRd32.exe
MD5:4cb25d0504423d7bccb9c547e253a67f
Adobe Acrobat is a set of application software developed by Adobe Systems to view, create, manipulate, print and manage files in Portable Document Format (PDF).
Additional files:
  • 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
  • piaglbreakfinder.dll - XML Form Architecture's AGL Break Finder
  • AXE8SharedExpat.dll - AXE8SharedExpat 2012/08/23-13:03:03 (AXE Shared EXPAT (UTF-8 native))
  • AdobeXMP.dll - Adobe XMP Core 2012/08/23-13:03:03 (Adobe XMP Core 5.4-c005 ( 32 bit ))
  • ExtendScript.dll - ExtendScript 2012/08/23-13:03:03 (Adobe ExtendScript scripting engine (32 bit))
  • rt3d.dll - 3D Runtime Dynamic Link Library (3D Runtime 11.0)
  • ahclient.dll - AdobeHelp Dynamic Link Library (Adobe Help Client Library)
  • BIBUtils.dll - BIBUtils 2012/09/07-19:07:31 (Bravo Interface Binder Utilities)
  • CoolType.dll - CoolType 2012/11/18-18:22:45 (CoolType Typography Engine)
  • JP2KLib.dll - JP2KLib 2012/11/26-13:26:55 (Adobe JPEG2000 Core Library)
  • ScCore.dll - ScCore 2012/08/23-13:03:03 (Scripting Components Core (32 bit))
  • adoberfp.dll - Adobe Reader File Preview
  • AXSLE.dll - AXSLE 2012/08/23-13:03:03 (Adobe XSLT Engine)
  • PDFPrevHndlr.dll - Adobe PDF Preview Handler
  • AdobeLinguistic.dll - Adobe Linguisitc Library (Linguistic Library)
  • LogTransport2.exe - LogTransport Application
  • ACE.dll - ACE 2012/09/07-19:07:31 (Adobe Color Engine)
  • AGM.dll - AGM 2012/11/18-18:22:45 (Adobe Graphics Manager)
  • BIB.dll - BIB 2012/09/07-19:07:31 (Bravo Interface Binder)
  • wow_helper.exe - Adobe Reader WOW Helper
  • A3DUtils.dll - 3D Utilities Library (3D Utilities Library 11.0)
  • AcroRdIF.dll - Adobe PDF IFilter (PDF IFilter)
  • NPSWF32.dll - Shockwave Flash (Shockwave Flash 11.5 r502)
  • Acrofx32.dll - Adobe Acrobat (Lotus Notes Field Exchange Module for Adobe Acrobat)
  • reader_sl.exe - Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher
  • AcroRd32.dll - Adobe Reader
  • AcroRd32.exe
  • AcroRd32Info.exe
  • logsession.dll - LogSession
  • arh.exe - Adobe AIR (Adobe AIR Redistribution Helper)
  • Eula.exe - EULA (Eula display)
  • AdobeCollabSync.exe - Adobe Collaboration Synchronizer 11.0
  • ccme_asym.dll (by RSA - The Security Division of EMC) - RSA BSAFE Crypto-C Micro Edition (Asymmetric encryption library)
  • ccme_base.dll (by RSA - The Security Division of EMC) - Base library
  • ccme_base_non_fips.dll - Base library - non-FIPS algorithms
  • ccme_ecc.dll - ECC library and curve parameters - FIPS only
  • ccme_ecdrbg.dll - ECDRBG library
  • cryptocme.dll - Master library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Mozilla Plugin
  • NPSWF32.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Adobe Flash Player' with a plugin key of [email protected]/FlashPlayer'.
4 Scheduled Tasks
  • AcroRd32.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{90FF67E9-3C8B-4538-9731-CDE39EBE36EC}' (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).
  • AdobeCollabSync.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9458328F-2204-4688-A746-846349A12995}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (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 11.0\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 11.0\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 11.0\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 11.0\Reader\AcroRd32.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

AcroRd32.exe
Memory:30.29 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0017714644%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00099697%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00077449%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:9,204,466
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:33
70 average
I/O reads/min:21.25 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:4.62 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Adobe Reader XI?

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Or, you can uninstall Adobe Reader XI 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 XI (11.0.01), 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 XI.

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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win Vista 0%
 
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 74.42%
Windows 8 12.83%
Windows XP 10.29%
Windows Vista 2.27%
Windows Server 2003 0.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.68%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.96%
Windows 7 Professional 14.01%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.38%
Windows 8 Pro 2.52%
Windows 8 2.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.27% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.27%
  United Kingdom 4.53%
  India 3.72%
  Canada 3.48%
  Hungary 3.35%
  Iran 3.27%
  Australia 2.00%
  Egypt 1.50%
  Brazil 1.19%
  Philippines 1.00%
  Indonesia 0.98%
  Romania 0.95%
  Germany 0.90%
  Malaysia 0.87%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.28%
Hewlett-Packard 26.07%
Acer 13.14%
GIGABYTE 8.95%
ASUS 8.27%
Toshiba 5.86%
Samsung 3.56%
Lenovo 3.19%
Intel 2.98%
American Megatrends 1.68%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.17%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.21%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.91%
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.01%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.41%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.11%

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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