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Program info

Estimated safety rating


adobeupdateservice.exe is a application which is probably legit. So, if adobeupdateservice.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is virus-free, it is still recommended to purchase a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend yourself against viruses and malware.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Adobe Desktop Common\ElevationManager\AdobeUpdateService.exe

The default filename and directory where this application is stored is
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Adobe Desktop Common\ElevationManager\AdobeUpdateService.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 8532b30a054d83614a90d24ad61a29df.

Is running as a service


This application is registered as a Windows service. This means it operates on your PC in background, usually without displaying any user interface to you. Most Windows services are legit programs, which provide useful functions to other programs or to Windows in general.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This executable runs in 32-bit mode. It can not exploit the entire set of features of current computer CPUs. This is quite normal because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Adobe Update Service

The description stored in the exe is Adobe Update Service.

File version

File version


 Adobe Systems Incorporated

Author Adobe Systems Incorporated.


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

Intellectual property rights notice Copyright 2013-2016 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved..

Potentially dangerous functions


Some unusual features of Windows have been used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We advise you to be very careful regarding this program.

Digitally signed


adobeupdateservice.exe has a digital signature. Today most serious programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from adobeupdateservice.exe is valid. This is most likely a clean, ok program.

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.