What is EULA.exe?

The genuine EULA.exe file is a software component of Adobe Reader by Adobe Systems Inc..
"EULA.exe" installs with the free Adobe Reader application by Adobe Systems, Inc., which opens Portable Document Format (.PDF) files. Its location in "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 11.0\Reader\EULA.exe" reflects the version in use. It displays the Adobe Reader End User License Agreement and requires clicking "Accept" or "Decline." In 2012 and 2013 several different problems occurred with "EULA.exe" which have been corrected by Adobe in later versions. Executing "EULA.exe" from the Windows command line interface or editing the registry to change the key value showing EULA acceptance from 0 to 1 were among suggested fixes. Founded in 1983 by Charles Geschke and John Warnock, Adobe Systems invented the Portable Document Format now in global use for transmitting documents and now offers Creative Cloud services. Headquartered in San Jose, CA, USA, but incorporated in the state of Delaware, its 2016 revenues exceeded US$5 billion.

EULA stands for Display and Accept End User License Agreement

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 EULA.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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EULA.exe file information

The process known as Installer belongs to software Cyveucezys by Lykoxo Xosezyvaco.

Description: EULA.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The EULA.exe file is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 38,400 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 38,912 bytes or 72,321 bytes. 
The program has no visible window. It is not a Windows system file. The program has no file description. EULA.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs, monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 51% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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If EULA.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 56% dangerous. The file size is 21,504 bytes. EULA.exe is a file with no information about its developer. EULA.exe is not a Windows system file. The program is not visible. EULA.exe appears to be a compressed file.

Important: Some malware also uses the file name EULA.exe, for example TrojanDropper:Win32/Vtimrun.A or TrojanDropper:Win32/Vtimrun.B (detected by Microsoft), and TROJ_DROPPER.JCS (detected by TrendMicro). Therefore, you should check the EULA.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

Bestandteil von Adobe Reader
is part of EULA. Eula.exe is developed by Adobe Systems
This is an ad campaign that pops into what I am doing on my computer. Find and erase it.
ESET NOD32 picks it up as a TROJAN ... Deleted it!

Summary: Average user rating of EULA.exe: based on 5 votes with 4 user comments. 2 users think it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. 2 users think EULA.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving EULA issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with EULA. 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 EULA.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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