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Should I remove Adobe Reader XI MUI?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,925
United States Rank #1,422
Reach 0.3509%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.10 days
445.31 days >
Average installed length: 233.98 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
11.0.00 100.00%

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Adobe Reader XI MUI

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What is Adobe Reader XI MUI?

Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Acrobat XI (version 11.0) 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. The graphical user interface for desktop systems is carried over from version 10. Some new features include a completely redesigned PDF editing experience, exporting PDF files to Microsoft PowerPoint, touch-friendly capabilities for mobile devices, and integrated cloud services.

Overview

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 54 files and is usually about 568.6 KB (582,246 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.adobe.com
Help link: www.adobe.com/support/main.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 11.0\Reader\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{AC76BA86-7AD7-FFFF-7B44-AB0000000001}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 568.6 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Adobe Reader XI MUI

  • 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
  • piaglbreakfinder.dll - XML Form Architecture's AGL Break Finder
  • AXE8SharedExpat.dll - AXE8SharedExpat 2012/08/23-13:03:03 (AXE Shared EXPAT (UTF-8 native))
  • AdobeXMP.dll - Adobe XMP Core 2012/08/23-13:03:03 (Adobe XMP Core 5.4-c005 ( 32 bit ))
  • ExtendScript.dll - ExtendScript 2012/08/23-13:03:03 (Adobe ExtendScript scripting engine (32 bit))
  • rt3d.dll - 3D Runtime Dynamic Link Library (3D Runtime 11.0)
  • ahclient.dll - AdobeHelp Dynamic Link Library (Adobe Help Client Library)
  • BIBUtils.dll - BIBUtils 2012/09/07-19:07:31 (Bravo Interface Binder Utilities)
  • CoolType.dll - CoolType 2012/09/07-19:07:31 (CoolType Typography Engine)
  • JP2KLib.dll - JP2KLib 2012/09/09-19:04:55 (Adobe JPEG2000 Core Library)
  • ScCore.dll - ScCore 2012/08/23-13:03:03 (Scripting Components Core (32 bit))
  • adoberfp.dll - Adobe Reader File Preview
  • AXSLE.dll - AXSLE 2012/08/23-13:03:03 (Adobe XSLT Engine)
  • PDFPrevHndlr.dll - Adobe PDF Preview Handler
  • AdobeLinguistic.dll - Adobe Linguisitc Library (Linguistic Library)
  • LogTransport2.exe - LogTransport Application
  • ACE.dll - ACE 2012/09/07-19:07:31 (Adobe Color Engine)
  • AGM.dll - AGM 2012/09/07-19:07:31 (Adobe Graphics Manager)
  • BIB.dll - BIB 2012/09/07-19:07:31 (Bravo Interface Binder)
  • wow_helper.exe - Adobe Reader WOW Helper
  • A3DUtils.dll - 3D Utilities Library (3D Utilities Library 11.0)
  • AcroRdIF.dll - Adobe PDF IFilter (PDF IFilter)
  • NPSWF32.dll - Shockwave Flash (Shockwave Flash 11.4 r402)
  • Acrofx32.dll - Adobe Acrobat (Lotus Notes Field Exchange Module for Adobe Acrobat)
  • AcroSup64.dll - Acrobat 64 bit Installer Support
  • reader_sl.exe - Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher
  • AcroRd32.dll - Adobe Reader
  • AcroRd32.exe
  • AcroRd32Info.exe
  • logsession.dll - LogSession
  • arh.exe - Adobe AIR (Adobe AIR Redistribution Helper)
  • Eula.exe - EULA (Eula display)
  • AdobeCollabSync.exe - Adobe Collaboration Synchronizer 11.0
  • nppdf32.dll - Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 11.0.0

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Mozilla Plugins
  • nppdf32.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Adobe Reader Plugin for Firefox' with a plugin key of 'Adobe Reader' for all users of the PC.
  • NPSWF32.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Adobe Flash Player' with a plugin key of '@adobe.com/FlashPlayer'.
4 Scheduled Tasks
  • AcroRd32.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AFCA3C97-3615-4D82-814A-68069975A8B4}' (runs on registration).
  • AcroRd32Info.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8F35F55F-207C-4A23-AF9C-4565E6344212}' (runs on registration).
  • Eula.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D7F6D63D-57B0-4531-96B9-339476F18753}' (runs on registration).
  • AdobeCollabSync.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9458328F-2204-4688-A746-846349A12995}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • AdobeCollabSync.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 1.
Startup File (User Run)
  • AdobeCollabSync.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Adobe Acrobat Synchronizer' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 11.0\Acrobat\AdobeCollabSync.exe".
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • AdobeCollabSync.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Adobe Reader Synchronizer' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 11.0\Reader\AdobeCollabSync.exe".
  • 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 11.0\Reader\reader_sl.exe.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • AcroRd32.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 11.0\Reader\AcroRd32.exe'.
  • reader_sl.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 11.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe'.
  • AdobeCollabSync.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 11.0\Reader\AdobeCollabSync.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

AcroRd32.exe
Memory:6.87 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0251054327%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01394563%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.01115981%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:105,908
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:26
70 average
I/O reads/min:44 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:5 Bytes
105.02 KB average

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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.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Adobe Reader XI MUI, 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).
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OS VERSIONS
Win 10 56%
Win 8.1 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 56.20%
Windows 7 42.53%
Windows XP 0.77%
Windows Vista 0.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 26.44%
Windows 8.1 19.72%
Windows 8 16.70%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.30%
Windows 10 Home 5.05%
Windows 8 Single Language 3.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.28% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.28%
  Italy 3.26%
  United Kingdom 2.96%
  France 2.09%
  Germany 1.96%
  India 1.76%
  Canada 1.69%
  Brazil 1.14%
  Spain 0.91%
  Netherlands 0.91%
  Mexico 0.85%
  Norway 0.85%
  Australia 0.81%
  Sweden 0.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 37.78%
Toshiba 27.97%
Sony 22.72%
Hewlett-Packard 3.72%
Alienware 3.38%
Acer 2.17%
ASUS 1.04%
Lenovo 0.63%
GIGABYTE 0.59%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 12.87%
Dell Inspiron 3847 6.38%
Dell OptiPlex 3020 4.88%
Dell XPS 8700 3.89%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55t-A 3.33%
Dell OptiPlex 9020 2.59%

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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