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Program info

Estimated safety rating


adobeupdateservice.exe is a program which is probably legit. So, if adobeupdateservice.exe is on your system, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is clean, we still advise you to use a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your system against threats.

Executable file path

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

Usually, the default filename and path where the 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 executable is ad0541b0accc3fac2f9c8867f462dac9.

Is running as a service


This application is registered as a Windows service. This means it runs on your PC in background, usually without showing any user interface to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which perform useful functions to other programs or to the Windows Operating System.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This app runs in 32-bit mode. It can not exploit the full set of features of current computer processors. This ordinarily happens because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Adobe Update Service

The description present in the exe is Adobe Update Service.

File version

File version


 Adobe Systems Incorporated

Maker Adobe Systems Incorporated.


 © 2013-2017 Adobe. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright notice © 2013-2017 Adobe. All rights reserved..

Potentially dangerous functions


Some insecure functions of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We recommend you to be very careful regarding this program.

Digitally signed


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

Valid digital signature


The digital signature found in adobeupdateservice.exe is valid. 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


This executable does NOT have a removal routine stored in registry.