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Should I remove Adobe Reader 8 - Arabic?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,112
Reach 0.0083%

Versions

VersionDistribution
8.1.3 61.49%
8.1.2 13.04%
8.0.0 25.47%

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Adobe Reader 8 - Arabic

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What is Adobe Reader 8 - Arabic?

Adobe Acrobat and Reader are a set of applications designed to view, create, manipulate, print and manage files in Portable Document Format (PDF). Acrobat and Reader are widely used as a method of presenting information with a fixed layout similar to a paper publication. Adobe also allows Acrobat plug-ins to be developed by third parties, which can add extra functions to the Acrobat program.

Overview

The most used version is 8.1.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 AcroRd32Info.exe. The software installer includes 65 files and is usually about 3.52 MB (3,686,912 bytes). adobeupdater.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.adobe.com
Help link: www.adobe.com/support/main.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{AC76BA86-7AD7-1025-7B44-A81300000003}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.52 MB
Language: Arabic (Saudi Arabia)

Program filesFiles installed by Adobe Reader 8 - Arabic

Program executable:AcroRd32Info.exe
Name:Adobe Reader
Adobe Reader 8.0
Path:C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\AcroRd32Info.exe
MD5:b7a2fbbeb343cc841bb2a0e846455769
Additional files:
  • pdfprevhndlrshim.exe - Adobe PDF Preview Handler Helper Application
  • rt3d.dll - 3D Run-time Dynamic Link Library (3D Run-time)
  • ahclient.dll - AdobeHelp Dynamic Link Library (Adobe Help Client Library)
  • pdfprevhndlr.dll - Adobe PDF Preview Handler
  • adobelinguistic.dll - Adobe Linguisitc Library (Linguistic Library)
  • adobeupdater.dll - Adobe Updater Library
  • acrordif.dll - Adobe PDF IFilter (PDF IFilter)
  • adobeupdatecheck.exe - AdobeUpdateCheck (Adobe Update Check 8.1)
  • adobe_eula.dll - Adobe EPIC EULA (Adobe EPIC EULA DLL)
  • axe8sharedexpat.dll - AXE8SharedExpat (AXE Shared EXPAT (UTF-8 native))
  • acrofx32.dll - Adobe Acrobat (Lotus Notes Field Exchange Module for Adobe Acrobat)
  • reader_sl.exe - Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher
  • acrord32.dll - Adobe Reader (Adobe Reader 8.1)
  • acrord32.exe
  • acrord32info.exe - Adobe Reader 8.0
  • adobe_epic.dll - Adobe EPIC (Adobe EPIC DLL)
  • bibutils.dll - BIBUtils (Bravo Interface Binder Utilities)
  • cooltype.dll - CoolType (CoolType Typography Engine)
  • jp2klib.dll - JP2KLib (JPEG2000 Core Library)
  • axsle.dll - AXSLE (Adobe XSLT Engine)
  • ace.dll - ACE (Adobe Color Engine)
  • agm.dll - AGM (Adobe Graphics Manager)
  • bib.dll - BIB (Bravo Interface Binder)
  • adobecollabsync.exe - Adobe Collaboration Synchronizer 8.0
  • svgrsrc.dll - Adobe SVG Viewer (SVG Viewer Core 6.0 Resources)
  • nppdf32.dll - Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape
  • svgcore.dll - SVGCore (SVGCore 6.0)
  • icucnv34.dll (by IBM and others) - International Components for Unicode (IBM ICU Common DLL)
  • icudt34.dll (by IBM and others) - ICU Data DLL
  • adobexmp.dll - Adobe XMP Core (Adobe XMP Core, 4.0-c320)
  • onix32.dll
  • vdk150.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • nppdf32.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'nppdf32.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • nppdf32.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Adobe Reader Plugin for Firefox'.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • AcroRd32.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F4BA4E3E-9BA9-4302-955A-E0576A56F3BE}' (runs on registration).
  • reader_sl.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Adobe Reader Speed Launcher'.
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • reader_sl.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 7.
  • AdobeCollabSync.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 6.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • reader_sl.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Adobe Reader Speed Launcher' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe".
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • AcroRd32.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\AcroRd32.exe'.
  • reader_sl.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\reader_sl.exe'.
  • AdobeCollabSync.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\AdobeCollabSync.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

acrord32.exe
Memory:31.65 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.4148585783%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.19452084%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.22033774%
0.015104% average
I/O reads/min:483.99 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:13.81 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Adobe Reader 8 - Arabic?

Quickly and completely remove Adobe Reader 8 - Arabic 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 Reader 8 - Arabic 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 Reader 8 - Arabic, 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 Reader 8 - Arabic.

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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 39%
Win Vista 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.38%
Windows 10 26.25%
Windows XP 11.25%
Windows Vista 3.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 39.87%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.76%
Windows 7 Professional 8.23%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.59%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 6.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.29% of installs come from Saudi Arabia
Which countries install it?
  Saudi Arabia 28.29%
  IQ 20.39%
  Egypt 19.74%
  DZ 7.24%
  MA 5.92%
  PS 3.95%
  United States 2.63%
  OM 1.97%
  LY 1.32%
  Israel 1.32%
  Jordan 1.32%
  United Arab Emirates 1.32%
  SD 0.66%
  SN 0.66%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 22.81%
Dell 18.42%
Acer 18.42%
GIGABYTE 13.16%
Hewlett-Packard 11.40%
Toshiba 9.65%
Samsung 3.51%
ASUS 0.88%
Intel 0.88%
American Megatrends 0.88%
Common models
LENOVO 20157 16.90%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C660 4.93%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.82%
Gigabyte G41MT-S2PT 2.11%
Samsung 300E4Z/300E5Z/300... 2.11%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 2.11%

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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