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Program info

Estimated safety rating


armsvc.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if armsvc.exe is on your PC, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is virus-free, it is still recommended to use a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your system against potential security problems.

Executable file path

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

The default filename and directory where the program 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 file is dc00fd73505daedd99caf4533b0c05bd.

Is running as a service


This application is registered 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 legit programs, which provide useful features to other programs or to Windows in general.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This executable runs in 32-bit mode. It does not exploit the entire power of nowadays' computer chips. This is quite normal because the publishers 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 1.824.20.2044.


 Adobe Systems Incorporated

Maker Adobe Systems Incorporated.


 Copyright © 2013 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.

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

Potentially dangerous functions


Some insecure features of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We recommend you to perform more in-depth research about this program.

Digitally signed


armsvc.exe has a digital signature. Today most serious software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from armsvc.exe verifies as ok. 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


It has an uninstall string in registry, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.