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Program info

Estimated safety rating


armsvc.exe is a program which is probably legit. So, if armsvc.exe is on your system, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is virus-free, it is still recommended to run a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your system against threats.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\armsvc.exe

Usually, the default name and folder where this application is stored is
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\armsvc.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this program is 013697369eaffa675d0671607f036020.

Is running as a service


This program is set up as a Windows service. This means it runs on your PC in background, usually without displaying any user interface to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which provide useful features to other programs or to Windows in general.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This app runs in 32-bit mode. It does not benefit of the full set of features of nowadays' PC CPUs. This is quite normal because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Adobe Acrobat Update Service

The description present in the file is Adobe Acrobat Update Service.

File version


File version stored as a property 1.824.14.7215.


 Adobe Systems Incorporated

Maker Adobe Systems Incorporated.


 Copyright © 2013 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright notice Copyright © 2013 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved..

Potentially dangerous functions


Some dangerous functions of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We advise you to read more about this program.

Digitally signed


armsvc.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of virus-free software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature attached to armsvc.exe is valid. This is very good.

Certifier name

 Adobe Systems, Incorporated

Digitally signed by: Adobe Systems, Incorporated

Issuer name

 Symantec Class 3 Extended Validation Code Signing CA - G2

Certificate's issuer name: Symantec Class 3 Extended Validation Code Signing CA - G2

Can be uninstalled


This executable does NOT have a removal routine set up in registry.