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Adobe Acrobat 6.0 Standard

What is Adobe Acrobat Standard?  (from Adobe Systems)

Adobe Acrobat 6.0 Standard software lets business professionals quickly and easily convert any Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, or other paper or electronic document to a reliable Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file. Adobe PDF files preserve the visual integrity of documents so that they can be e-mailed to co...  Read more


Adobe Acrobat 6.0 Standard is a program developed by Adobe Systems. 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 44 files and is usually about 616.65 KB (631,454 bytes). esdupdate.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 86% of users of Adobe Acrobat Standard come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.adobe.com
Help link: www.adobe.com/support/main.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{AC76BA86-1033-0000-BA7E-000000000001}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 616.65 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Adobe Acrobat 6.0 Standard

  • ad2kuigp.dll - Adobe Acrobat PScript Plug-in for Acrobat Distiller Printer (Adobe Acrobat PScript Plug-in for Acrobat Distiller)
  • acrotray.exe - AcroTray - Adobe Acrobat Distiller helper application. (AcroTray)
  • esdupdate.dll - Adobe Systems Adobe Update Library (Adobe Update Library)
  • acrodist.exe - Acrobat ® Distiller ® for Windows (Acrobat ® Distiller ®)
  • acrodistdll.dll - Acrobat Distiller for Windows (Acrobat Distiller)
  • adistres.dll
  • ad2kregp.dll - AdobePS5 %hostfont% Plug-in (%hostfont% Plug-in)
  • AdobeUpdateManager.exe - Adobe Update Manager
  • PDFL60.dll - Adobe PDF Library
  • AdobePDFMakerX.dll - Acrobat PDFMaker (AdobePDFMaker ActiveX Automation Server)
  • PDFMPowerPoint.dll
  • Acrobat.exe - Adobe Acrobat (Adobe Acrobat 6.0)
  • Acrofx32.dll - Lotus Notes Field Exchange Module for Adobe Acrobat
  • Aiod.dll - Acrobat Install On Demand
  • asn.er.dll - ASN Library (ASN Dynamic Library)
  • adist32.dll - Adobe PDF (Adobe PDF Helper DLL)
  • AXEParser.dll - AXEParser (Adobe XML Engine Parser)
  • BibUtils.dll - BIBUtils (Bravo Interface Binder Utilities)
  • cooltype.dll - CoolType (CoolType Typography Engine)
  • JDFL10.dll - JDF SDK (Job Definition Format SDK)
  • JDFURLAccess.dll - Job Definition Format SDK URL Access
  • 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

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Acrobat.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B9CA4460-3598-45E4-BC18-299C53F040EE}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • acrotray.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Distillr\acrotray.exe'.
  • Acrobat.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Acrobat\Acrobat.exe'.

How do I remove Adobe Acrobat Standard?

You can uninstall Adobe Acrobat Standard 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 6.0 Standard, 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 Standard.

Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 39.52%
Windows 7 33.87%
Windows 10 15.32%
Windows Vista 11.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 39.84%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.70%
Windows 7 Professional 11.38%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.32%
Windows 10 Pro 4.88%
Windows 8.1 4.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.08% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 86.08%
  United Kingdom 2.06%
  Canada 1.55%
  Thailand 1.03%
  Australia 1.03%
  India 1.03%
  Philippines 1.03%
  Germany 1.03%
  Dominican Republic 0.52%
  Belgium 0.52%
  Russia 0.52%
  New Zealand 0.52%
  Indonesia 0.52%
  BD 0.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 47.06%
Hewlett-Packard 25.88%
Acer 12.94%
ASUS 4.71%
Toshiba 3.53%
Intel 2.35%
Compaq 1.18%
Common models
Dell Latitude D610 3.00%
LENOVO 1562CTO 2.00%
ASUSTeK X202E 2.00%
Dell Computer Dimension 3... 2.00%
Dell Computer OptiPlex 17... 2.00%
Dell Computer Latitude D8... 1.00%

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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