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Should I remove Adobe Community Help?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,192
United States Rank #1,095
Reach 0.5810%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.40 days
513.32 days >
Average installed length: 269.71 days


3.5.23 46.97%
3.5.0 0.16%
3.4.980 52.88%

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Adobe Community Help

What is Adobe Community Help?

Adobe Community Help is an integrated web environment that provides community-based instruction, inspiration, and support in a dynamic collaboration environment.

About  (from Adobe Systems)

Community Help brings together active Adobe product users, Adobe product team members, authors, and experts to give you the most useful, relevant, and up-to-date information about Adobe products. Whether you're looking for a code sample or an answer to a problem, have a question about the software, or want to share a u...  Read more


The most used version is 3.4.980, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is adobe help.exe. The software installer includes 1 files and is usually about 5.38 MB (5,637,438 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: community.adobe.com/help/about.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Help
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{A127C3C0-055E-38CF-B38F-1E85F8BBBFFE}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.38 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Adobe Community Help

Program executable:adobe help.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\adobe\adobe help\adobe help.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Adobe Help.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AD5BCA06-3018-463F-9E9C-BC7EA77A35DB}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Adobe Help.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Help\Adobe Help.exe'.

How do I remove Adobe Community Help?

You can uninstall Adobe Community Help 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 Community Help, 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 Community Help.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.08%
Windows 10 36.17%
Windows Vista 3.09%
Windows XP 1.65%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.89%
Windows 10 Home 13.55%
Windows 7 Professional 11.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.34%
Windows 8.1 7.60%
Windows 10 Pro 5.89%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.26%
  United Kingdom 6.71%
  Canada 5.39%
  France 2.71%
  Germany 2.55%
  Italy 2.55%
  Australia 2.47%
  Netherlands 2.17%
  India 1.65%
  Sweden 1.26%
  Brazil 1.06%
  Spain 0.99%
  Belgium 0.91%
  Norway 0.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.22%
Dell 24.08%
Acer 12.42%
ASUS 9.96%
Toshiba 6.07%
Samsung 3.59%
Lenovo 2.97%
Sony 1.67%
Intel 1.43%
MSI 0.50%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.65%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.90%
ASUS All Series 4.98%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.19%
Dell XPS 8300 3.31%
HP ENVY m6 Notebook PC 2.28%

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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