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Program info

Estimated safety rating


armsvc.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if armsvc.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to run a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your system against threats.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\armsvc.exe

This program is normally found on disk in C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\armsvc.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this program is b362181ed3771dc03b4141927c80f801.

Is running as a service


This program 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 useful programs, which provide useful features to other applications or to the Windows Operating System.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This exe runs as a 32-bit program. It can not exploit the entire set of features of current PC CPUs. This is quite normal because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Adobe Acrobat Update Service

The description stored in the file is Adobe Acrobat Update Service.

File version


File version extracted from the file 1.701.3.3014.


 Adobe Systems Incorporated

Publisher Adobe Systems Incorporated.


 Copyright © 2013 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.

Copyright notice Copyright © 2013 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved..

Potentially dangerous functions


Some unusual functions of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We recommend you to perform more in-depth research about this program.

Digitally signed


armsvc.exe is digitally signed. Today the large majority of virus-free software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from armsvc.exe checks out perfectly. This is excellent.

Certifier name

 Adobe Systems, Incorporated

Digitally signed by: Adobe Systems, Incorporated

Issuer name

 Symantec Class 3 Extended Validation Code Signing CA

Certificate's issuer name: Symantec Class 3 Extended Validation Code Signing CA

Can be uninstalled


This application does NOT have a removal routine set up in registry.