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Should I remove Adobe Dreamweaver CS6?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,463
United States Rank #3,337
Reach 0.2533%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.74 days
552.68 days >
Average installed length: 290.39 days


12.2.0 4.11%
12.1.1 0.02%
12.0.3 3.59%
12.0.1 0.62%
12 91.67%

Typically installed together

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Adobe Dreamweaver CS6

What is Adobe Dreamweaver CS6?  (from Adobe Systems)

Adobe Dreamweaver is the industry-leading web authoring and editing software that provides both visual and code-level capabilities for creating standards-based websites and designs for the desktop, smartphones, tablets, and other devices. What's new in this version: This update addresses several Dreamweaver FTP issue...  Read more


Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 is a program developed by Adobe Systems. The most used version is 12, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 main program executable is Dreamweaver.exe. The software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 431.01 MB (451,943,424 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 35% of users of Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.adobe.com/support
Help link: www.adobe.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Adobe
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\OOBE\PDApp\core\PDApp.exe --appletID="DWA_UI" --appletVersion="2.0" --mode="Uninstall" --mediaSignature="{A4ED5E53
Estimated size: 431.01 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Adobe Dreamweaver CS6

Program executable:Dreamweaver.exe
Name:Adobe Dreamweaver CS6
Path:C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Dreamweaver CS6\Dreamweaver.exe
Additional files:
  • Dreamweaver.exe - Adobe Dreamweaver CS6
  • java.exe (by Sun Microsystems) - Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U16 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • javac.exe (by Sun Microsystems)
  • javacpl.exe - Java(TM) Control Panel
  • java-rmi.exe
  • javaw.exe
  • javaws.exe - Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
  • jbroker.exe
  • jp2launcher.exe
  • jqs.exe - Java(TM) Quick Starter Service
  • jqsnotify.exe - Java(TM) Quick Starter binary
  • jucheck.exe - Java(TM) Update Checker
  • jureg.exe
  • jusched.exe
  • keytool.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Dreamweaver.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9AB59327-8E01-42B3-BDC7-E2F602CC43CA}' (runs on registration).
  • jqs.exe runs as a service named 'Java Quick Starter' (JavaQuickStarterService) "Prefetches JRE files for faster startup of Java applets and applications".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • jusched.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SunJavaUpdateSched' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe".

How do I remove Adobe Dreamweaver CS6?

You can uninstall Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 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 Dreamweaver CS6, 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 Dreamweaver CS6.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.23%
Windows 10 34.43%
Windows XP 2.42%
Windows Vista 1.82%
Windows Server 2003 0.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.54%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.08%
Windows 7 Professional 13.65%
Windows 8.1 6.64%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.52%
Windows 8 Pro 4.66%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.28% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.28%
  United Kingdom 5.10%
  Brazil 4.07%
  India 3.27%
  France 2.81%
  Canada 2.74%
  Italy 2.67%
  Spain 2.47%
  MA 2.45%
  Germany 2.17%
  Netherlands 1.90%
  Australia 1.83%
  Mexico 1.81%
  Turkey 1.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.22%
Dell 21.50%
Acer 15.00%
ASUS 13.07%
Lenovo 6.25%
Toshiba 5.19%
Samsung 4.87%
Intel 1.38%
MSI 0.93%
Apple 0.51%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.20%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.25%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.53%
ASUS All Series 3.81%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.67%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.75%

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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