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Should I remove Adobe InDesign CS5?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,694
United States Rank #14,588
Reach 0.0328%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.09 days
440.36 days >
Average installed length: 231.37 days


7.0 100.00%

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Adobe InDesign CS5

What is Adobe InDesign CS5?

InDesign can be used to create works such as posters, flyers, brochures, magazines, newspapers and books. InDesign can also publish content suitable for tablet devices in conjunction with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite. Graphic designers and production artists are the principal users, creating and laying out periodical publications, posters, and print media. It also supports export to EPUB and SWF formats to create digital publications, and content suitable for consumption on tablet computers.

About  (from Adobe Systems)

Faster, sharper, more connected. Under-the-hood improvements and native 64-bit support make working on even the most complex documents speedier. And now, you can share work directly from InDesign® CC, sync fonts from Adobe® Typekit®, and get access to new features the moment they're released. Your entire creative world...  Read more


It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named BitTorrent.exe. The setup package generally installs about 127 files and is usually about 1.78 MB (1,866,530 bytes). The installed file updaterinventory.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.adobe.com
Installation folder: C:\My Programs
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\OOBE\PDApp\core\PDApp.exe --appletID="DWA_UI" --appletVersion="1.0" --mode="Uninstall" --mediaSignature="{F9766AC1
Estimated size: 1.78 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Adobe InDesign CS5

Program executable:BitTorrent.exe
Path:C:\My Programs\BitTorrent.exe
Additional files:
  • BitTorrent.exe (by BitTorrent) - BitTorrent
  • ACE.dll - ACE 2010/02/24-17:43:58 (Adobe Color Engine)
  • AcrobatPro_10_Web_WWEFD.exe - Adobe Extractor
  • ADBE_AGMFL.dll - SWFPort 2010/03/04-10:02:26 (SWFPort Interface Binder)
  • adbeape.dll - Adobe APE 2010/02/23-12:40:58 (Adobe APE(32 bit))
  • Adobe Encore.exe - Adobe Encore
  • Adobe Extension Manager CS5.exe - Adobe Extension Manager CS5
  • Adobe QT32 Server.exe
  • adobe_caps.dll - Adobe CAPS (Adobe CAPS DLL)
  • Adobe_OOBE_Launcher.dll - Adobe OOBE Launcher (Adobe OOBE launcher Utility)
  • Adobe3DAndVideoServer.exe
  • AdobeAIRInstaller.exe - Adobe AIR 1.5.3 (Adobe AIR Installer)
  • AdobeLinguistic.dll - Adobe Linguisitc Library (Linguistic Library)
  • AdobeOwl.dll - Adobe Owl 2010/02/06-03:40:16 (Adobe Owl(32 bit))
  • AdobeOwlCanvas.dll - Adobe Owl Canvas
  • AdobePDFL.dll - PDFL 2010/02/11-10:42:06 (Adobe PDF Library)
  • AdobePIM.dll - PIM DLL
  • AdobePIP.dll - Adobe Product Improvement Program
  • AdobePSL.dll - AdobePSL
  • AdobeXMP.dll - Adobe XMP Core (Adobe XMP Core, 5.0-c060)
  • AdobeXMPFiles.dll - Adobe XMP Files (Adobe XMP Files, 5.0-f127)
  • AdobeXMPScript.dll - Adobe XMP Script (Adobe XMP Script, 5.0-s003)
  • AFL.dll - AFL (Adobe File Library)
  • aflamingo.dll - AFlamingo 2010/02/23-17:27:33 (Adobe Flamingo)
  • AGM.dll - AGM 2010/02/24-17:43:58 (Adobe Graphics Manager)
  • ahclient.dll - AdobeHelp Dynamic Link Library (Adobe Help Client Library)
  • aif_core.dll - AIF (Adobe Image Foundation)
  • aif_ogl.dll
  • AIRInstallerRunner.exe
  • Alcid.dll
  • aldfs32CJK.dll
  • aldvm32CJK.dll
  • AMEAppFoundation.dll
  • amefoundation.dll
  • ameproperties.dll
  • AMEWrapper.dll
  • amtlib.dll - AMTLib (AMT Licensing)
  • amtservices.dll - AMTServices (AMT Services)
  • apdboot.dll - Adobe Photo Downloader 6.0 component
  • apdhook.dll
  • APDPreferences.dll
  • AppServices.dll
  • ARE.dll - ARE 2010/02/24-17:43:58 (Adobe Raster Express)
  • arh.exe
  • AS_Storage_w32.dll (by Sonic Solutions) - AS Imaging SDK (AS Imaging)
  • ASLFoundation.dll - Adobe Encore DVD (Adobe Encore DVD Support Library)
  • ASLMessaging.dll
  • ASLSupport.dll
  • ASLUnitTesting.dll
  • asneu.dll - AsnEndUser Dynamic Link Library
  • ATR.dll - ATR (Adobe Trapping Component)
  • AudioFilterHost.dll
  • AudioFilters.dll
  • AudioRenderer.dll
  • AudioSupport.dll
  • AudioVideoIO.dll
  • AuthorScriptHDMV.dll (by Sonic Solutions) - AuthorScript HDMV SDK (AuthorScript HDMV Library)
  • authplay.dll - Shockwave Flash (Adobe Flash Player 10.0 r32)
  • AVCIntraDecoder.dll - Adobe Premiere Pro CS4 (Adobe Premiere Pro Support Library)
  • AVIWriter.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • bridgeproxy.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'BridgeCS3ImportMediaOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'Adobe.adobebridge' and the action verb 'launch.
Startup File (User Run)
  • Bridge.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'AdobeBridge' and executes as "C:\adobe photoshop\Adobe Bridge CS5\Bridge.exe" -stealth.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • BitTorrent.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\BitTorrent\bittorrent.exe'.

How do I remove Adobe InDesign CS5?

You can uninstall Adobe InDesign 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 InDesign 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 InDesign CS5.

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.67%
Windows 10 17.65%
Windows XP 6.50%
Windows Vista 4.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.39%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.13%
Windows 7 Professional 14.08%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.26%
Windows 10 Home 4.85%
Windows 8 Pro 2.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.66% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.66%
  Netherlands 5.62%
  Italy 4.61%
  Germany 4.32%
  United Kingdom 4.32%
  France 3.17%
  Spain 3.03%
  Brazil 2.59%
  Canada 2.59%
  Iran 2.59%
  Israel 2.45%
  Australia 2.31%
  Saudi Arabia 2.16%
  Belgium 2.02%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.68%
Dell 18.16%
Acer 16.05%
ASUS 12.89%
Toshiba 6.32%
Lenovo 5.00%
Intel 3.16%
Sony 2.63%
Samsung 2.37%
American Megatrends 1.05%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.18%
ASUS All Series 2.81%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.81%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.25%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.25%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.25%

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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