82,399,351 programs installed

Should I remove Adobe Creative Cloud?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #334
United States Rank #384
Reach 2.1283%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.26 days
391.23 days >
Average installed length: 205.56 days


VersionDistribution 0.66% 0.17% 1.23% 0.34% 2.95% 0.12% 0.04% 4.23% 4.71% 1.78% 0.51% 1.43% 0.21% 1.82% 0.09% 3.17% 4.52% 4.64% 5.87% 3.38% 8.78% 2.60% 3.36% 4.86% 5.36% 4.93% 1.22% 5.98% 5.74% 1.14% 6.73% 1.25% 1.27% 2.50% 1.77% 0.63%

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Adobe Creative Cloud

What is Adobe Creative Cloud?  (from Adobe Systems)

Your favorite tools are about to get even better. Introducing Creative Cloud™ desktop applications, including Adobe® Photoshop® CC and Illustrator® CC. They're the next generation of CS tools. Get hundreds of all-new features. New ways to keep your creative world in sync. And, as always, your applications live on your ...  Read more


Adobe Creative Cloud is a program developed by Adobe Systems. The most used version is, 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 installer includes 8 files and is usually about 11.21 MB (11,754,926 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 45% of users of Adobe Creative Cloud come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.adobe.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\adobe\adobe creative cloud\utils
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Creative Cloud\Utils\Creative Cloud Uninstaller.exe"
Estimated size: 11.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Adobe Creative Cloud

  • Creative Cloud Uninstaller.exe - Adobe Creative Cloud Uninstaller
  • Creative Cloud Helper.exe - Creative Cloud Helper (Creative Cloud Helper Application)
  • CreativeCloudSet-Up.exe - Creative Cloud (Creative Cloud Set-Up)
  • npAdobeAAMDetect32.dll - AdobeAAMDetect (Creative Cloud Desktop Plugin.v_2_0_0_0)
  • npAdobeAAMDetect64.dll
  • AdobePIM.dll - PIM DLL
  • amtlib.dll - AMTLib (AMT Licensing)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Google Chrome Plugins
  • npAdobeAAMDetect32.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npAdobeAAMDetect32.dll'.
  • npAdobeAAMDetect64.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npAdobeAAMDetect64.dll'.
2 Mozilla Plugins
  • npAdobeAAMDetect64.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'adobe.com/AdobeAAMDetect_x86_64' with a plugin key of 'adobe.com/AdobeAAMDetect_x86_64' for all users of the PC.
  • npAdobeAAMDetect32.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'adobe.com/AdobeAAMDetect' with a plugin key of 'adobe.com/AdobeAAMDetect' for all users of the PC.
Scheduled Task
  • Creative Cloud Uninstaller.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5724C37F-DFD5-4D80-8AEF-7E841240D290}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Adobe Creative Cloud?

Quickly and completely remove Adobe Creative Cloud 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 Creative Cloud 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 Creative Cloud, 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 Creative Cloud.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Adobe Creative Cloud you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 50.09%
Windows 7 49.85%
Windows 8.1 0.03%
Windows XP 0.02%
Windows Vista 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.86%
Windows 8.1 18.36%
Windows 7 Professional 11.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.17%
Windows 10 Home 6.98%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.22% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.22%
  United Kingdom 5.58%
  Italy 3.80%
  Canada 3.74%
  Germany 3.71%
  France 3.69%
  Brazil 3.05%
  Australia 2.41%
  Netherlands 1.92%
  Spain 1.42%
  Sweden 1.25%
  Belgium 1.23%
  Mexico 1.22%
  India 0.95%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.34%
Dell 19.22%
Acer 14.31%
ASUS 13.66%
Lenovo 6.68%
Toshiba 6.53%
Samsung 4.64%
Alienware 1.58%
Intel 1.16%
MSI 1.13%
Common models
ASUS All Series 9.01%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.69%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.28%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.48%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.77%
Dell XPS 8700 2.17%

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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Daveover a year ago
Why do I have four Adobe CEF helper.exe helper files running at the same time?