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9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,586
United States Rank #18,343
Reach 0.0097%
Installation trends (last 30 days)


15.010.20060 0.74%
15.010.20059 10.29%
15.010.20056 22.06%
15.009.20079 33.82%
15.009.20077 1.47%
15.009.20071 5.88%
15.009.20069 5.88%
15.008.20082 7.35%
15.007.20033 9.56%
15.006.30119 2.21%
15.006.30033 0.74%

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Adobe Acrobat Reader DC MUI


Adobe Acrobat Reader DC MUI is a program developed by Adobe Systems. The most used version is 15.009.20079, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 installer includes 42 files and is usually about 523.24 KB (535,800 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 52% of users of Adobe Acrobat Reader DC MUI come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Russia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.adobe.com
Help link: www.adobe.com/support/main.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat Reader DC\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{AC76BA86-7AD7-FFFF-7B44-AC0F074E4100}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 523.24 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Adobe Acrobat Reader DC MUI

  • AcroBroker.exe - Adobe PDF Broker Process for Internet Explorer
  • AcroTextExtractor.exe - Adobe Acrobat text extractor for non-PDF files (AcroTextExtractor)
  • AXE8SharedExpat.dll - AXE8SharedExpat 2014/12/13-23:22:07 (AXE Shared EXPAT (UTF-8 native))
  • AdobeXMP.dll - Adobe XMP Core 2014/12/12-00:43:15 (Adobe XMP Core 5.6-c015 ( 32 bit ))
  • ExtendScript.dll - ExtendScript 2013/02/04-18:07:46 (Adobe ExtendScript scripting engine (32 bit))
  • rt3d.dll - 3D Runtime Dynamic Link Library (3D Runtime 15.9)
  • ahclient.dll - AdobeHelp Dynamic Link Library (Adobe Help Client Library)
  • ADelRCP.exe - ADelRCP Dynamic Link Library
  • BIBUtils.dll - BIBUtils 2015/08/28-09:22:42 (Bravo Interface Binder Utilities)
  • CoolType.dll - CoolType 2015/08/28-09:22:42 (CoolType Typography Engine)
  • JP2KLib.dll - JP2KLib 2015/08/04-19:59:29 (Adobe JPEG2000 Core Library)
  • adoberfp.dll - Adobe Reader File Preview
  • AXSLE.dll - AXSLE 2014/12/13-23:22:07 (Adobe XSLT Engine)
  • PDFPrevHndlr.dll - Adobe PDF Preview Handler
  • AdobeLinguistic.dll - Adobe Linguisitc Library (Linguistic Library)
  • LogTransport2.exe - LogTransport Application
  • ACE.dll - ACE 2015/05/25-11:15:34 (Adobe Color Engine)
  • AcroRd32.dll - Adobe Acrobat Reader DC
  • AcroRd32.exe
  • AcroRd32Info.exe
  • AcroRd32Res.dll
  • AGM.dll - AGM 2015/05/25-11:15:34 (Adobe Graphics Manager)
  • BIB.dll - BIB 2015/08/28-09:22:42 (Bravo Interface Binder)
  • A3DUtils.dll - 3D Utilities Library (3D Utilities Library 15.8)
  • Acrofx32.dll - Adobe Acrobat (Lotus Notes Field Exchange Module for Adobe Acrobat)
  • AcroSup64.dll - Acrobat 64 bit Installer Support
  • AiodLite.dll - Acrobat Install On Demand
  • reader_sl.exe - Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher
  • logsession.dll - LogSession
  • arh.exe - Adobe AIR (Adobe AIR Redistribution Helper)
  • Eula.exe - EULA (Eula display)
  • AdobeCollabSync.exe - Adobe Collaboration Synchronizer 15.8

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AcroRd32.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{53A60929-D892-42AB-B55C-B74E5609B71D}' (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\Acrobat Reader DC\Reader\AdobeCollabSync.exe".

How do I remove Adobe Acrobat Reader DC MUI?

Quickly and completely remove Adobe Acrobat Reader DC MUI 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 Acrobat Reader DC MUI 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 Acrobat Reader DC MUI, 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 Acrobat Reader DC MUI.

Win 8 66%
Win 7 3%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 66.18%
Windows 7 33.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 19.85%
Windows 10 Pro 19.12%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.76%
Windows 8.1 11.76%
Windows 7 Professional 9.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.83% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.83%
  Canada 4.27%
  Russia 4.27%
  India 3.66%
  Germany 3.05%
  United Kingdom 3.05%
  Norway 3.05%
  South Africa 3.05%
  Brazil 2.44%
  France 2.44%
  Belgium 1.83%
  Romania 1.83%
  UA 1.83%
  SR 1.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.45%
Dell 23.60%
ASUS 12.36%
Acer 11.24%
Lenovo 4.49%
Toshiba 3.37%
Samsung 2.25%
Common models
HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC 3.57%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.68%
Dell Latitude E6330 2.68%
ASUSTeK S301LA 1.79%
Dell Latitude E6320 1.79%
Samsung DP700A3D/DM700A3D... 1.79%

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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