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Should I remove Adobe Reader 9 new?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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Versions

VersionDistribution
9.0.0 100.00%

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What is Adobe Reader 9 new?  (from Adobe Systems)

Adobe Reader is a program that is intended to give you the capability to read, edit and print the popular Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file type, as well as adding a whole host of functions on top of the basic reader. PDF files are a particularly professional looking file type that enables you to read texts in ...  Read more

Overview

Adobe Reader 9 new is a program developed by Adobe Systems. 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 software installer includes 35 files and is usually about 46.23 MB (48,477,051 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 87% of users of Adobe Reader 9 new come from Iran, it is also popular in the United States and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.adobe.com
Help link: www.adobe.com/support/main.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A90000000001}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 46.23 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Adobe Reader 9 new

  • AcroBroker.exe - Adobe PDF Broker Process for Internet Explorer
  • AcroTextExtractor.exe - Adobe Acrobat text extractor for non-PDF files (AcroTextExtractor)
  • PDFPrevHndlrShim.exe - Adobe PDF Preview Handler Helper Application
  • AXE8SharedExpat.dll - AXE8SharedExpat 2008/05/07-20:48:00 (AXE Shared EXPAT (UTF-8 native))
  • BIBUtils.dll - BIBUtils Thu Jun 12 00:14:40 2008 (Bravo Interface Binder Utilities)
  • CoolType.dll - CoolType Thu Jun 12 02:10:13 2008 (CoolType Typography Engine)
  • ahclient.dll - AdobeHelp Dynamic Link Library (Adobe Help Client Library)
  • LogTransport2.dll - Transport Dynamic Link Library
  • ACE.dll - ACE Thu Jun 12 02:18:02 2008 (Adobe Color Engine)
  • AGM.dll - AGM Thu Jun 12 02:18:16 2008 (Adobe Graphics Manager)
  • BIB.dll - BIB Thu Jun 12 02:09:54 2008 (Bravo Interface Binder)
  • JP2KLib.dll - JP2KLib 2008/05/07-20:48:00 (Adobe JPEG2000 Core Library)
  • AXSLE.dll - AXSLE 2008/05/07-20:48:00 (Adobe XSLT Engine)
  • PDFPrevHndlr.dll - Adobe PDF Preview Handler
  • LogTransport2.exe - LogTransport Application
  • AcroRdIF.dll - Adobe PDF IFilter (PDF IFilter)
  • authplay.dll - Shockwave Flash (Adobe Flash Player 9.0 r127)
  • A3DUtility.exe - Adobe Acrobat (Adobe 3D Utility)
  • Acrofx32.dll - Lotus Notes Field Exchange Module for Adobe Acrobat
  • reader_sl.exe - Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher
  • AcroRd32.dll - Adobe Reader (Adobe Reader 9.0)
  • AcroRd32.exe
  • AcroRd32Info.exe
  • logsession.dll - LogSession
  • Eula.exe - EULA (Eula display)
  • icucnv36.dll (by IBM and others) - International Components for Unicode (IBM ICU Common DLL)
  • icudt36.dll (by IBM and others) - ICU Data DLL
  • ViewerPS.dll - Acrobat Viewer ProxyStub Library
  • Onix32.dll - Onix32 Dynamic Link Library
  • AdobeXMP.dll - Adobe XMP Core (Adobe XMP Core, 4.2.1-c041)
  • pe.dll (by Environmental Systems Research Institute) - PE (Projection Engine library)
  • ccme_base.dll
  • cryptocme2.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • AcroRd32.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{79E64B91-D5EE-437A-9035-788AE70A16AB}' (runs on registration).
  • reader_sl.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Adobe Reader Speed Launcher'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • reader_sl.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 4.
Startup File (User Run)
  • reader_sl.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Adobe Reader Speed Launcher' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe".
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 9.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • AcroRd32.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\AcroRd32.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

LogTransport2.exe
Memory:3.2 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0077807563%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00437472%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00340603%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:19,064
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:42 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:7 Bytes
105.02 KB average
AcroRd32.exe
Memory:19.06 MB
Total CPU:0.2354797520%
Kernel CPU:0.10657799%
User CPU:0.12890176%
CPU cycles/sec:10,726,198
I/O reads/min:267.33 KB
I/O writes/min:1.27 KB

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  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.
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    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win 10 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 82.28%
Windows XP 16.46%
Windows 10 1.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 72.15%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.46%
Windows 7 Professional 5.06%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.80%
Windows 7 Enterprise 1.27%
Windows 8 Enterprise 1.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.59% of installs come from Iran
Which countries install it?
  Iran 86.59%
  United States 4.88%
  Germany 2.44%
  United Kingdom 2.44%
  Kuwait 2.44%
  IQ 1.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
GIGABYTE 23.19%
Hewlett-Packard 15.94%
Acer 15.94%
Dell 14.49%
ASUS 11.59%
Lenovo 7.25%
American Megatrends 4.35%
Intel 2.90%
Sony 2.90%
Alienware 1.45%
Common models
Gigabyte P31-ES3G 5.00%
BIOSTAR Group G31-M7 TE 3.33%
Gigabyte 945PLM-S2 3.33%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.33%
HP ProBook 4530s 3.33%
LENOVO HuronRiver Platfor... 3.33%

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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