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What is Photoshop.exe?

Photoshop.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if Photoshop.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

Photoshop.exe file information

The process known as Adobe Photoshop (version CS2, CS3, CS4, CS5) or Adobe Photoshop CS belongs to software Adobe Photoshop (version CS2, CS3, CS4, CS5) or Adobe Photoshop CS or Adobe Common File Installer by Adobe Systems (www.adobe.com).

Description: Photoshop.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Photoshop.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 13,179,660 bytes (91% of all occurrences) or 7,282,688 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/photoshop.exe.html 
The program has a visible window. The Photoshop.exe file is not a Windows core file. Photoshop.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 13% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
If you still experience problems with Photoshop.exe, you can uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Photoshop CS3).

Recommended: Identify Photoshop.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Photoshop.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Photoshop.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

Adobe Photoshop 7
  Imtek   (further information)
Adobe Photoshop, SAFE.
  Loki   (further information)
a great software for image edition
  photoshop fan   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of Photoshop.exe: based on 5 votes with 3 user comments.
4 users think Photoshop.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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