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Elements STI Installer

What is Elements STI Installer?  (from Adobe Systems)

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Elements STI Installer is a software program developed by Adobe Systems. The programs's main executable is PDapp.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 81.43 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 180.42 MB (189,181,952 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 50% of users of Elements STI Installer come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.adobe.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Elements STI Installer
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\OOBE\PDApp\core\PDApp.exe --appletID="DWA_UI" --appletVersion="1.0" --mode="Uninstall" --mediaSignature="{E2AE009D
Estimated size: 180.42 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Elements STI Installer

Program executable:PDapp.exe
Name:Adobe Application Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\common files\adobe\oobe\pdapp\core\PDapp.exe
Additional files:
  • AdobePIM.dll - PIM DLL
  • PDapp.exe - Adobe Application Manager
  • adbeape.dll - Adobe APE 2010/02/19-17:36:14 (Adobe APE(32 bit))
  • adbeapecore.dll
  • NPSWF32.dll - Shockwave Flash (Shockwave Flash 10.1 d51)
  • adbeapeengine.dll - Adobe APE Engine 2012/01/25-10:04:55 (Adobe APE Engine(32 bit))
  • AdobeSWFL.dll - AdobeSWFL (Adobe SWFL library)
  • VulcanMessage.dll - Vulcan Message Library
  • WebKit.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Network connections
  • PDapp.exe connects to (port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:81.43 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0014630407%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00086302%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00060002%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:543,809
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:146 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:7 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Elements STI Installer?

You can uninstall Elements STI Installer 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 Elements STI Installer, 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 Elements STI Installer.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win Vista 2%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.70%
Windows 10 31.48%
Windows Vista 9.26%
Windows XP 5.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.74%
Windows 8.1 11.32%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.55%
Windows 10 Home 7.55%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.66%
Windows 7 Professional 5.66%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Germany 9.38%
  Canada 7.81%
  Australia 6.25%
  United Kingdom 6.25%
  France 4.69%
  Sweden 3.13%
  UA 1.56%
  Belgium 1.56%
  Finland 1.56%
  Portugal 1.56%
  Spain 1.56%
  Estonia 1.56%
  Netherlands 1.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.00%
Dell 18.00%
Acer 12.00%
Medion 8.00%
Toshiba 6.00%
American Megatrends 6.00%
Intel 4.00%
ASUS 4.00%
Packard Bell 2.00%
Lenovo 2.00%
Common models
HP HP Notebook 4.44%
MEDIONPC MS-7621 4.44%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.44%
Compaq-Presario NP185AA-A... 4.44%
Packard Bell BV ISTART C5... 2.22%
Packard Bell imedia S3210 2.22%

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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