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Program info

Estimated safety rating

 adobe desktop service.exe

adobe desktop service.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus. So, if adobe desktop service.exe is on your computer, 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 yourself your system against potential security problems.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Adobe Desktop Common\ADS\Adobe Desktop Service.exe

Usually, the default name and directory where this program is stored is
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Adobe Desktop Common\ADS\Adobe Desktop Service.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this file is 60ca21fed4f49b629928535bd505019c.

Is running as a service


This application is NOT registered as a Windows service. This is very good.

Accepts incoming connections


adobe desktop service.exe appears to act as a internet server. This means other programs can probably make connections to it. This is sometimes ok, but in some situations it can cause a security breach. We advise looking at this carefully.

Accesses the internet


This executable uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is expected from a program. For example, most of the apps on your computer check for updates. For this, Internet communications are necessary.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This application runs as a 32-bit program. It can not benefit of the full set of features of nowadays' PC chips. This is quite normal because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Creative Cloud

The description stored in the file is Creative Cloud.

File version

File version


 Adobe Systems Incorporated

Company Adobe Systems Incorporated.


 Copyright 2013-2016 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright Copyright 2013-2016 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved..

Has valid windows


This program does NOT have visible elements of user interface. This is most likely a bad sign.

Potentially dangerous functions


Some dangerous features of the Operating System have been used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We advise you to perform more in-depth research about this program.

Digitally signed


adobe desktop service.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of serious programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature found in adobe desktop service.exe checks out perfectly. This is very good.

Certifier name

 Adobe Systems Incorporated

Digital certificate name: 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.