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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,227
United States Rank #5,111
Reach 0.0408%


9.5.5 48.32%
9.5.4 0.99%
9.5.3 0.37%
9.5.2 0.99%
9.5.1 0.87%
9.4.7 0.12%
9.4.6 0.25%
9.4.5 0.12%
9.4.4 0.25%
9.4.3 0.12%
9.4.1 0.25%
9.4.0 1.24%
9.3.2 0.50%
9.3.1 0.12%
9.2.0 1.24%
9.1.3 0.25%
9.1.2 1.24%
9.1.0 0.25%
9.0.0 42.48%

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Adobe Acrobat 9 Standard - English, Français, Deutsch

What is Adobe Acrobat 9 Standard - English, Français, Deutsch?

Acrobat 9 Standard is great for creating and distributing PDF documents and forms. Acrobat 9 Standard has the ability to create fillable PDF forms, distribute these forms, and collect the information in a simple and streamlined fashion.

About  (from Adobe Systems)

Adobe® Acrobat® 9 Standard software lets you reliably create, edit, and share basic PDF files. Convert paper documents to searchable PDFs or fillable forms. Merge multiple file types into a single PDF file. Easily edit PDF documents and quickly export PDFs to Word or Excel files. Spend less time rekeying information an...  Read more


The most common release is 9.5.5, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 primary executable is named acrobat.exe. The setup package generally installs about 42 files and is usually about 226.89 MB (237,910,907 bytes). The installed file AdobeUpdater.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.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.adobe.com
Help link: www.adobe.com/support/main.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 9.0\
Uninstaller: msiexec /I {AC76BA86-1033-F400-BA7E-000000000004}
Estimated size: 226.89 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Adobe Acrobat 9 Standard - English, Français, Deutsch

Program executable:acrobat.exe
Name:Adobe Acrobat
Adobe Acrobat 9.5
Path:C:\Program Files\adobe\acrobat 9.0\acrobat\acrobat.exe
Additional files:
  • acrotray.exe - AcroTray - Adobe Acrobat Distiller helper application. (AcroTray)
  • AcroBroker.exe - Adobe PDF Broker Process for Internet Explorer
  • AcroTextExtractor.exe - Adobe Acrobat text extractor for non-PDF files (AcroTextExtractor)
  • AXE8SharedExpat.dll - AXE8SharedExpat 2008/05/07-20:48:00 (AXE Shared EXPAT (UTF-8 native))
  • AMTLibWrapper.dll - AMTLibWrapper Dynamic Link Library
  • asneu.dll - AsnEndUser Dynamic Link Library
  • acrodist.exe - Acrobat Distiller for Windows (Acrobat Distiller)
  • acrodistdll.dll
  • adistres.dll
  • ahclient.dll - AdobeHelp Dynamic Link Library (Adobe Help Client Library)
  • ACE.dll - ACE Tue Jun 7 19:16:12 2011 (Adobe Color Engine)
  • acroamt.dll - acroamt Dynamic Link Library
  • AGM.dll - AGM Wed May 8 12:48:11 2013 (Adobe Graphics Manager)
  • ARE.dll - ARE Mon Dec 21 20:45:26 2009 (Adobe Raster Express)
  • adobe_personalization.dll - Adobe EPIC Personalization (Adobe EPIC Personalization DLL)
  • adobelm_service_installer.dll - adobelm_service_installer (AdobeLM_Service_Installer)
  • A3DUtility.exe - Adobe Acrobat 3D Utility (Adobe 3D Utility 9.5)
  • AdobeLinguistic.dll - Adobe Linguisitc Library (Linguistic Library)
  • AdobePDFL.dll - PDFL 2009/07/17-22:19:11 (Adobe PDF Library)
  • AdobeUpdater.dll - Adobe Updater Library
  • AcroIF.dll - Adobe PDF IFilter (PDF IFilter)
  • adobe_eula.dll - Adobe EPIC EULA (Adobe EPIC EULA DLL)
  • authplay.dll - Shockwave Flash (Adobe Flash Player 10.3 r183)
  • Acrobat.dll - Adobe Acrobat (Adobe Acrobat 9.5)
  • acrobat_sl.exe - Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher
  • AcrobatInfo.exe
  • Acrofx32.dll - Lotus Notes Field Exchange Module for Adobe Acrobat
  • Aiod.dll - Acrobat Install On Demand
  • asn.er.dll - ASN Library (ASN Dynamic Library)
  • adobe_caps.dll - Adobe CAPS (Adobe CAPS DLL)
  • adobe_epic.dll - Adobe EPIC (Adobe EPIC DLL)
  • Adist.dll - Adobe PDF (Adobe PDF Helper DLL)
  • Adist64.dll
  • amtconfig.dll - AMTConfig (AMT Configuration Utility)
  • Adobelm.dll - AdobeLM
  • aflm.dll - AFLM
  • AdobeCollabSync.exe - Adobe Collaboration Synchronizer 9.5

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Acrobat.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F5BE2EF1-8CF0-4A83-A4B0-6A0296CA7CBC}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • AdobeCollabSync.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Adobe Reader Synchronizer' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\AdobeCollabSync.exe".
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • acrotray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Acrobat Assistant 8.0' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 9.0\Acrobat\Acrotray.exe".
  • acrobat_sl.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Adobe Acrobat Speed Launcher' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 9.0\Acrobat\Acrobat_sl.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.07 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001541901%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00007710%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00007710%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,018
8,062,084 average
Memory:68.24 MB
Total CPU:0.0001044632%
Kernel CPU:0.00000916%
User CPU:0.00009530%
I/O reads/min:7.39 KB
I/O writes/min:76 Bytes

How do I remove Adobe Acrobat 9 Standard - English, Français, Deutsch?

You can uninstall Adobe Acrobat 9 Standard - English, Français, Deutsch 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Adobe Acrobat 9 Standard - English, Français, Deutsch, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Acrobat 9 Standard - English, Français, Deutsch.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.27%
Windows 10 28.04%
Windows Vista 4.96%
Windows XP 2.73%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 40.13%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.25%
Windows 10 Pro 10.38%
Windows 10 Home 9.75%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.00%
Windows 8.1 4.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.03% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.03%
  Germany 3.75%
  Canada 3.67%
  United Kingdom 2.63%
  France 1.27%
  Austria 0.88%
  Australia 0.64%
  India 0.64%
  Switzerland 0.56%
  Netherlands 0.40%
  Turkey 0.32%
  Hungary 0.24%
  Spain 0.16%
  PR 0.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 60.04%
Hewlett-Packard 18.07%
Sony 6.20%
Acer 4.20%
Toshiba 4.01%
ASUS 2.37%
Lenovo 2.01%
Intel 0.73%
Samsung 0.55%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 380 6.61%
Dell OptiPlex 780 4.31%
Dell OptiPlex 980 3.45%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 3.16%
Dell Latitude E6500 2.59%
Sony VPCSB1V9E 2.30%

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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