What is ContextMenu.fra?

Please read below to decide for yourself whether the ContextMenu.fra 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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ContextMenu.fra file information

The process known as Adobe Acrobat Context Menu belongs to software Adobe Acrobat (version 8 Professional, 9 Pro Extended) or Adobe Acrobat Elements by Adobe Systems (

Description: ContextMenu.fra is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. ContextMenu.fra is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 348,160 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 344,064 bytes or 319,488 bytes. 
A .dll file (Dynamic Link Library) is a special type of Windows program containing functions that other programs can call. This .dll file can be injected to all running processes and can change or manipulate their behavior. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The program is not visible. The service has no detailed description. The ContextMenu.fra file is not a Windows system file. ContextMenu.fra appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 69% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you run into problems with ContextMenu.fra, you can also visit the support page, update the program to the latest version or uninstall Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro Extended or Adobe Acrobat 8 Professional software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7).

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ContextMenu.fra, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the ContextMenu.fra 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

This is a part of Acrobat Elements folder of Acrobat 9.0.
  Dr. Ashley   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of ContextMenu.fra: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks ContextMenu.fra is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving ContextMenu issues

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