How to remove an AdobeUpdater error
The free file information forum can help you determine if AdobeUpdater.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
AdobeUpdater.exe file information
The process known as Adobe Updater belongs to software Adobe Reader (version 8) or Adobe Updater or Adobe Common File Installer or Adobe Update Manager (version CS3) or Adobe Software Updater by Adobe Systems (www.adobe.com).
Description: AdobeUpdater.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 2,321,600 bytes (62% of all occurrences), 2,356,088 bytes and 4 more variants.
File AdobeUpdater.exe is not a Windows core file. AdobeUpdater.exe is a Verisign signed file. The file is certified by a trustworthy company. The application can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet. AdobeUpdater.exe is able to record inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 14% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You can uninstall Adobe Reader or Adobe Common File Installer, update it, or get help from the software vendor. Click on www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep.html to update it, click on www.adobe.com/support/main.html for support, or click on Adobe Reader or Adobe Common File Installer in Windows Control Panel (Software or Programs category) to uninstall it.
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If AdobeUpdater.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 77% dangerous. The file size is 118,784 bytes. There is no description of the program. The program has no visible window. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). AdobeUpdater.exe is not a Windows system file. The process uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. AdobeUpdater.exe is able to connect to Internet and monitor applications.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as AdobeUpdater.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the AdobeUpdater.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.
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