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Should I remove Adobe Media Server 5?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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Adobe Media Server 5


Adobe Media Server 5 is a software program developed by Adobe Systems. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 23 files and is usually about 506.21 KB (518,354 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 70% of users of Adobe Media Server 5 come from the United States, it is also popular in India and Slovenia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.adobe.com/go/flashmediaserver_en
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Media Server 5\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Media Server 5\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 506.21 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Adobe Media Server 5

  • hds.dll - Adobe HTTP Dynamic Streaming SDK Broadcast (Adobe Adobe HTTP Dynamic Streaming SDK Broadcast)
  • asneu.dll - AsnEndUser Dynamic Link Library
  • AMSAdmin.exe - Adobe Media Server 5.0.1 (Adobe Media Server 5.0.1 r1076)
  • AMSCore.exe
  • AMSEdge.exe
  • AMSMaster.exe
  • tcSrvMsg.dll
  • adbe_dme.dll - DME 2012/02/15-11:12:09 (Adobe DME)
  • adbe_flv.dll - Adobe FLV
  • amscryptocme.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • AMSMaster.exe runs as a service named 'Adobe Media Server (AMS)' (AMS) "Provides Adobe Media Server services (AMS)".
  • AMSAdmin.exe runs as a service named 'Adobe Media Administration Server' (AMSAdmin) "Administrative service for Adobe Media Server".

How do I remove Adobe Media Server 5?

Quickly and completely remove Adobe Media Server 5 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 Media Server 5 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 Media Server 5, 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 Media Server 5.

Win 7 (SP1) 74%
Win 8 26%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.68%
Windows 8 26.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.32%
Windows 7 Professional 21.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.05%
Windows 10 Pro 5.26%
Windows 8 Pro 5.26%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.70% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.70%
  India 6.06%
  Slovenia 3.03%
  MQ 3.03%
  Latvia 3.03%
  France 3.03%
  Sweden 3.03%
  New Zealand 3.03%
  AL 3.03%
  Spain 3.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.77%
Toshiba 23.08%
Dell 15.38%
Acer 7.69%
American Megatrends 7.69%
ASUS 7.69%
Sony 7.69%
Common models
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C870-15... 7.69%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 7.69%
Supermicro X9SRA/X9SRA-3 7.69%
Sony VPCEG3PFX 7.69%
HP Z220 CMT Workstation 7.69%

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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