84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove Adobe Illustrator CS5?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,089
United States Rank #8,773
Reach 0.0757%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.63 days
520.14 days >
Average installed length: 273.29 days


15.0 100.00%

Typically installed together

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Adobe Illustrator CS5

What is Adobe Illustrator CS5?

CS5 was released in April 2010. Along with a number of enhancements to existing functionality, Illustrator CS5's new features include a Perspective Grid tool taken from FreeHand, a Bristle Brush (for more natural and painterly looking strokes) and a comprehensive update to strokes, referred to by Adobe as "Beautiful Strokes".

About  (from Adobe Systems)

Create distinctive designs for any project. Used by creative professionals worldwide, Adobe Illustrator CS5 software provides precision and power. Paint expressively with vectors, draw in perspective, and explore designing for interactivity. Move easily between Illustrator, other Adobe products, and Adobe CS Live onlin...  Read more


The primary executable is named Illustrator.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 1.17 MB (1,225,992 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.adobe.com/products/illustrator.html
Help link: www.adobe.com/es/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Adobe
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\OOBE\PDApp\core\PDApp.exe --appletID="DWA_UI" --appletVersion="1.0" --mode="Uninstall" --mediaSignature="{728A9513
Estimated size: 1.17 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Adobe Illustrator CS5

Program executable:Illustrator.exe
Name:Adobe Illustrator CS5
Path:C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Illustrator CS5\Support Files\Contents\Windows\Illustrator.exe
Additional files:
  • Illustrator.exe - Adobe Illustrator CS5
  • AIRegTool.exe

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:249.56 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000612121%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00005215%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000906%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:54,755,109
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:36.51 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:4.93 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Adobe Illustrator CS5?

You can uninstall Adobe Illustrator CS5 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 Illustrator CS5, 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 Illustrator CS5.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.76%
Windows 10 19.32%
Windows XP 6.37%
Windows Vista 3.49%
Windows Server 2003 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.89%
Windows 7 Professional 14.36%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.27%
Windows 10 Home 3.10%
Windows 8.1 2.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.85%
  France 5.82%
  Italy 4.02%
  United Kingdom 3.96%
  Saudi Arabia 2.41%
  Brazil 2.35%
  Israel 2.23%
  Iran 2.10%
  Canada 2.10%
  MA 2.04%
  Australia 2.04%
  Thailand 1.79%
  Taiwan 1.73%
  Netherlands 1.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.86%
Dell 21.26%
Acer 17.03%
ASUS 10.74%
Toshiba 7.09%
Samsung 5.14%
Lenovo 3.66%
Intel 1.49%
American Megatrends 0.91%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.69%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.34%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.04%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.74%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.13%
MSI MS-7592 2.13%

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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