What is AAM Updates Notifier.exe?

The genuine AAM Updates Notifier.exe file is a software component of Adobe Acrobat by Adobe Systems.
AAM Updates Notifier.exe is an executable file that belongs to Adobe Acrobat, a group of software and web services created by Adobe, to create, view, modify and print files in the Portable Document Format (PDF). This process notifies the user through the system tray of available updates. This is not a critical Windows component and should be removed if known to cause problems. Adobe Acrobat comes bundles with Reader (formerly Acrobat Reader), a freeware tool that can view, print and annotate PDF files; Acrobat (formerly Acrobat Exchange), a paid software that can create PDF documents; and, a file hosting service. Adobe Systems Incorporated is an American software giant that develops software products for web design, video editing, web hosting, image editing, servers, as well as formats such as Flash and PDF. The company was established in 1982 by Charles Geschke and John Warnockin and is currently headquartered in San Jose, California.

AAM Updates Notifier stands for Adobe Application Manager Updates Notifier Application

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the AAM Updates Notifier.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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AAM Updates Notifier.exe file information

The process known as AAM Updates Notifier Application belongs to software AAM Updates Notifier Application or PoserContent2012 by Adobe Systems (

Description: AAM Updates Notifier.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file AAM Updates Notifier.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 310,224 bytes (21% of all occurrences), 1,038,504 bytes and 17 more variants. 
It is not a Windows core file. The file has a digital signature. AAM Updates Notifier.exe is a Verisign signed file. The program has no visible window. Therefore the technical security rating is 21% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you have any problems with AAM Updates Notifier.exe, you can also do the following:

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as AAM Updates Notifier.exe. Therefore, you should check the AAM Updates Notifier.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Es ist sehr nervig immer ien Icon in der Taskleiste zu haben,deshalb habe ich ein Programm programmiert das Wortwörtlich AdobeAAM ..... rauskickt. Bei mir nervt es immer, und ist es nicht erwünscht solche blöden Programme auf meinen PC zuhaben..
  Konrad Schumann  
Richtig nervig. Hab auch ein Programm der adobe KILLT!!! Muhahahahaa :D
  Anonymus   (further information)
Ok I thought it was a virus process. Thank you.
from adobe
adobe application manager - runs to update adobe products such as creative cloud. to deactivate may need to disable all update preferences in each adobe product and also disable under system services if present. if this doesn't work end process then go to common files folder in each programs folder and delete file
It's spying on your app uses and translates a NO to a YES ** str name="privacylink" translate="yes" val /val /str str name="no" translate="yes" val Nej /val

Summary: Average user rating of AAM Updates Notifier.exe: based on 4 votes with 6 user comments. 3 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. 2 users don't grade AAM Updates Notifier.exe ("not sure about it").

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Best practices for resolving AAM Updates Notifier issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with AAM Updates Notifier. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the AAM Updates Notifier.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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