armsvc.exe is a application 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 PC is virus-free, we still advise you to use a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend yourself against viruses and malware.
Normally, this program is located in C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\armsvc.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this executable is b1ea9681502ee57f87db71d726288a5b.
This program is set up as a Windows service. This means it operates on your PC in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are legit programs, which provide useful features to other applications or to Windows in general.
This app runs in 32-bit mode. It does not exploit the full power of nowadays' computer CPUs. This is quite normal because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description stored in the program is Adobe Acrobat Update Service.
File version 1, 7, 0, 0.
Company name Adobe Systems Incorporated.
Legal copyright Copyright © 2011 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved..
Some dangerous functions of the Operating System have been used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We recommend you to be very careful regarding this program.
armsvc.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays the large majority of virus-free software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to armsvc.exe verifies as ok. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digitally signed by: Adobe Systems, Incorporated
Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA
This program does NOT have an uninstall routine stored in registry.