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Should I remove Adobe Photoshop CS4?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,191
United States Rank #3,353
Reach 0.2931%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.45 days
573.91 days >
Average installed length: 301.55 days


11.0 100.00%

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Adobe Photoshop CS4

What is Adobe Photoshop CS4?  (from Adobe Systems)

Access the unrivaled power of Adobe Photoshop CS4 software through a more intuitive user experience, greater editing freedom, and significant productivity enhancements. Photoshop CS4 features new ways to make image adjustments and create masks, more powerful compositing, improved color correction, accelerated graphics ...  Read more


Adobe Photoshop CS4 is a program developed by Adobe Systems. The programs's main executable is photoshop.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 101.19 MB of memory. The software installer includes 48 files and is usually about 1.21 MB (1,273,992 bytes). AdobeUpdater.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 30% of users of Adobe Photoshop CS4 come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.adobe.com/photoshop
Help link: www.adobe.com/go/ps_support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop CS4\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Installers\faf656ef605427ee2f42989c3ad31b8\Setup.exe --uninstall=1
Estimated size: 1.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Adobe Photoshop CS4

Program executable:photoshop.exe
Name:Adobe Photoshop CS4
Path:C:\Program Files\adobe\photoshop cs4\photoshop.exe
Additional files:
  • AXE8SharedExpat.dll - AXE8SharedExpat 2008/06/11-20:19:53 (AXE Shared EXPAT (UTF-8 native))
  • ExtendScript.dll - ExtendScript 2008/07/17-13:28:24 (ExtendScript scripting engine (32 bit))
  • asneu.dll - AsnEndUser Dynamic Link Library
  • ahclient.dll - AdobeHelp Dynamic Link Library (Adobe Help Client Library)
  • AXEDOMCore.dll - AXEDOMCore 2008/06/11-20:19:53 (Adobe XML Engine: DOM Core)
  • AdobeOwl.dll - Adobe Owl 2008/08/14-18:38:42 (Adobe Owl(32 bit))
  • AFlamingo.dll - AFlamingo 2008/07/09-11:28:44 (Adobe Flamingo)
  • BIBUtils.dll - BIBUtils 2008/08/27-18:10:41 (Bravo Interface Binder Utilities)
  • CoolType.dll - CoolType 2008/08/27-18:10:41 (CoolType Typography Engine)
  • JP2KLib.dll - JP2KLib 2008/06/11-20:19:53 (Adobe JPEG2000 Core Library)
  • AdobeLinguistic.dll - Adobe Linguisitc Library (Linguistic Library)
  • AdobePDFL.dll - PDFL 2008/08/20-20:15:08 (Adobe PDF Library)
  • ACE.dll - ACE 2008/08/27-18:10:41 (Adobe Color Engine)
  • AGM.dll - AGM 2008/08/27-18:10:41 (Adobe Graphics Manager)
  • ARE.dll - ARE 2008/08/27-18:10:41 (Adobe Raster Express)
  • Bib.dll - BIB 2008/08/27-18:10:41 (Bravo Interface Binder)
  • AdobeUpdater.dll - Adobe Updater Library
  • AdobeOwlCanvas.dll - Adobe Owl Canvas
  • adobe_eula.dll - Adobe EPIC EULA (Adobe EPIC EULA DLL)
  • authplay.dll - Shockwave Flash (Adobe Flash Player 10.0 r2)
  • amtservices.dll - AMTServices (AMT Services)
  • adobe_caps.dll - Adobe CAPS (Adobe CAPS DLL)
  • adobe_epic.dll - Adobe EPIC (Adobe EPIC DLL)
  • AdobeLM.dll - AdobeLM
  • amtlib.dll - AMTLib (AMT Licensing)
  • aif_core.dll - AIF (Adobe Image Foundation)
  • aif_ogl.dll
  • data_flow.dll
  • image_flow.dll
  • image_runtime.dll
  • libifcoremd.dll (by Intel) - Intel(r) Visual Fortran Compiler (Intel(r) Fortran Compiler RTL (thread-safe))
  • AdobeXMPScript.dll - Adobe XMP Script (Adobe XMP Script, 4.2.2-s011)
  • AdobeXMPFiles.dll - Adobe XMP Files (Adobe XMP Files, 4.2.2-f130)
  • AdobeXMP.dll - Adobe XMP Core (Adobe XMP Core, 4.2.2-c063)
  • AlignmentLib.dll

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:101.19 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0495829666%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.02138324%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.02819973%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove Adobe Photoshop CS4?

You can uninstall Adobe Photoshop CS4 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 Photoshop CS4, 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 Photoshop CS4.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.02%
Windows 10 18.77%
Windows XP 8.96%
Windows Vista 7.18%
Windows Server 2003 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.95%
Windows 7 Professional 11.52%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.98%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.47%
Windows 10 Home 4.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.96%
  Italy 7.52%
  Germany 5.02%
  United Kingdom 4.10%
  Iran 3.94%
  Brazil 3.84%
  Indonesia 3.42%
  France 3.25%
  Canada 2.59%
  India 2.31%
  Netherlands 2.05%
  Spain 1.88%
  Australia 1.66%
  Philippines 1.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.10%
Dell 22.35%
Acer 16.06%
ASUS 11.33%
Toshiba 4.82%
Samsung 3.82%
Lenovo 3.33%
Intel 3.33%
American Megatrends 1.40%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.31%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.41%
ASUS All Series 3.60%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.30%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.50%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.30%

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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