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9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #977
United States Rank #1,543
Reach 0.7230%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 228.91 days


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Adobe Photoshop CC

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What is Adobe Photoshop CC?  (from Adobe Systems)

Photoshop® CC is part of Creative Cloud™. That means you have access to all the latest updates and future releases the moment they're available. Use Save to Cloud to keep your files organized across multiple computers. And with Behance® integration, you can share your projects straight from Photoshop CC and get immedia...  Read more


Adobe Photoshop CC is a program developed by Adobe Systems. 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is Adobe DNG Converter.exe. The software installer includes 169 files and is usually about 1.55 MB (1,624,999 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 35% of users of Adobe Photoshop CC come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.adobe.com/go/ps_support
Installation folder: C:\Adobe
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\OOBE\PDApp\core\PDApp.exe --appletID="DWA_UI" --appletVersion="2.0" --mode="Uninstall" --mediaSignature="{2D99B50E
Estimated size: 1.55 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Adobe Photoshop CC

Program executable:Adobe DNG Converter.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe DNG Converter.exe
Additional files:
  • amtlib_Photoshop_Original.dll - AMTLib (64 Bit) (AMT Licensing)
  • AcroBroker.exe - Adobe PDF Broker Process for Internet Explorer
  • AcroTextExtractor.exe - Adobe Acrobat text extractor for non-PDF files (AcroTextExtractor)
  • FileInfo.dll - Adobe XMP FileInfo 2013/03/19-12:09:02 (Adobe XMP FileInfo ( 32 bit ))
  • AdobeXMPScript.dll - Adobe XMP Script 2013/10/29-11:47:16 (Adobe XMP Script 5.2-s002 ( 32 bit ))
  • apdboot.dll - Adobe Photo Downloader 7.0 component
  • apdhook.dll
  • APDPreferences.dll
  • AXE16SharedExpat.dll - AXE16SharedExpat 2013/03/26-12:07:15 (AXE Shared EXPAT (UTF-16 native))
  • AdobeXMPFiles.dll - Adobe XMP Files 2013/10/29-11:47:16 (Adobe XMP Files 5.6-f081 ( 32 bit ))
  • AXE8SharedExpat.dll - AXE8SharedExpat 2011/12/16-15:10:49 (AXE Shared EXPAT (UTF-8 native))
  • AdobeXMP.dll - Adobe XMP Core 2013/10/29-11:47:16 (Adobe XMP Core 5.5-c021 ( 32 bit ))
  • AdobePIP.dll - Adobe Product Improvement Program
  • ExtendScript.dll - ExtendScript 2013/10/30-13:12:12 (Adobe ExtendScript scripting engine (32 bit))
  • asneu.dll - AsnEndUser Dynamic Link Library
  • acrodist.exe - Acrobat Distiller for Windows (Acrobat Distiller)
  • adistres.dll
  • ahclient.dll - AdobeHelp Dynamic Link Library (Adobe Help Client Library)
  • AXEDOMCore.dll - AXEDOMCore 2011/12/16-15:10:49 (Adobe XML Engine: DOM Core)
  • adbeape.dll - Adobe APE 2013/02/04-09:52:32 (Adobe APE(32 bit))
  • AdobeOwl.dll - Adobe Owl 2013/10/25-12:15:59 (Adobe Owl(32 bit))
  • aflamingo.dll - AFlamingo 2013/03/14-12:08:38 (Adobe Flamingo)
  • acroamt.dll - acroamt Dynamic Link Library
  • BIBUtils.dll - BIBUtils 2013/10/29-11:47:16 (Bravo Interface Binder Utilities)
  • CoolType.dll - CoolType 2013/10/29-11:47:16 (CoolType Typography Engine)
  • ADBE_AGMFL.dll - SWFPort 2013/04/02-12:10:07 (SWFPort Interface Binder)
  • AXSLE.dll - AXSLE 2013/03/26-12:07:15 (Adobe XSLT Engine)
  • AdobeLinguistic.dll - Adobe Linguisitc Library (Linguistic Library)
  • AdobePDFL.dll - PDFL 2013/10/29-11:47:16 (Adobe PDF Library)
  • ACE.dll - ACE 2013/10/29-11:47:16 (Adobe Color Engine)
  • AGM.dll - AGM 2013/10/29-11:47:16 (Adobe Graphics Manager)
  • ARE.dll - ARE 2013/10/29-11:47:16 (Adobe Raster Express)
  • Bib.dll - BIB 2013/10/29-11:47:16 (Bravo Interface Binder)
  • amefoundation.dll - Adobe Media Encoder CC
  • Adobe Premiere Pro.exe - Adobe Premiere Pro CC
  • AMEAppFoundation.dll
  • ASLFoundation.dll
  • ASLMessaging.dll
  • ASLUnitTesting.dll
  • atl_audio.dll
  • AudioFilterHost.dll
  • AudioFilters.dll
  • AudioRenderer.dll
  • AudioSupport.dll
  • AVCIntraDecoder.dll
  • AVIWriter.dll
  • A3DUtils.dll - 3D Utilities Library (3D Utilities Library 11.0)
  • Adobe_OOBE_Launcher.dll - Adobe OOBE Launcher (Adobe OOBE launcher Utility)
  • CITThreading.dll - Adobe CITThreading (CITThreading, ( 32 bit ))
  • AcroIF.dll - Adobe PDF IFilter (PDF IFilter)
  • Bridge.exe - Adobe Bridge CS6
  • authplay.dll - Shockwave Flash (Adobe Flash Player 10.0 r32)
  • Database.dll - Adobe InDesign (Database Plug-in)
  • Acrofx32.dll - Adobe Acrobat (Lotus Notes Field Exchange Module for Adobe Acrobat)
  • adobe_oobelib.dll - Adobe_OOBELib (Adobe OOBELib)
  • adobe_upgrade.dll - adobe_upgrade (Adobe Upgrade Library)
  • Aiod.dll - Acrobat Install On Demand
  • AcroRd32.dll - Adobe Reader
  • AcroRd32.exe
  • boost_date_time.dll - DVA Product

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.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • AcroRd32.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AC67BC5D-9186-4139-8E85-816B83908743}' (runs on registration).
  • acrodist.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0BC1AF7B-AC25-4B87-95E9-8FA445C628FD}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • acrodist.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 11.0\Acrobat\acrodist.exe'.
  • AcroRd32.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 11.0\Reader\AcroRd32.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:55.38 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0015528627%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00082136%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00073150%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:4,725,347
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:9.07 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:123 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Adobe Photoshop CC?

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Or, you can uninstall Adobe Photoshop CC 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 Photoshop CC, 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 Photoshop CC.

Win 10 51%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 51.10%
Windows 7 48.77%
Windows XP 0.09%
Windows Vista 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.65%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.50%
Windows 8.1 13.86%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.77%
Windows 7 Professional 10.21%
Windows 8 Pro 4.19%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.23%
  Italy 5.87%
  France 4.55%
  United Kingdom 4.33%
  Brazil 3.72%
  Germany 2.87%
  Canada 2.81%
  Spain 2.32%
  Australia 2.16%
  India 1.75%
  MA 1.56%
  Netherlands 1.49%
  Egypt 1.35%
  Mexico 1.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.20%
Dell 17.98%
ASUS 16.33%
Acer 15.16%
Toshiba 6.55%
Lenovo 6.26%
Samsung 4.36%
Alienware 1.38%
Intel 1.34%
MSI 1.09%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.74%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.84%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.78%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.87%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.52%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.36%

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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