armsvc.exe is a application which is probably NOT a virus. So, if armsvc.exe is on your PC, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is virus-free, we still advise you to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend yourself against viruses and malware.
Normally, this program is stored in C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\armsvc.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is adda5e1951b90d3d23c56d3cf0622adc.
This application is set up as a Windows service. This means it operates on your PC in background, usually without showing anything to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which provide useful functions to other applications or to Windows in general.
This program runs in 32-bit mode. It does not exploit the entire set of features of modern computer CPUs. This is quite normal because the makers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description stored in the file is Adobe Acrobat Update Service.
File version stored as a property 1, 7, 4, 0.
Company Adobe Systems Incorporated.
Legal copyright notice Copyright © 2013 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved..
Some dangerous features of Windows 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 programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to armsvc.exe checks out perfectly. This is excellent.
Digitally signed by: Adobe Systems, Incorporated
Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA
This program does NOT have a removal routine stored in registry.