armsvc.exe is a program which is probably legit. So, if armsvc.exe is on your computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your system against viruses and malware.
This application is normally stored in C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\armsvc.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this file is 11a52cf7b265631deeb24c6149309eff.
This program is registered as a Windows service. This means it runs on your PC in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which perform useful functions to other applications or to the Windows Operating System.
This executable runs as a 32-bit program. It can not exploit the entire power of nowadays' computer chips. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description written in the program is Adobe Acrobat Update Service.
File version 1, 5, 5, 0.
Company Adobe Systems Incorporated.
Legal copyright Copyright © 2011 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved..
Some dangerous features of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We recommend you to be very careful regarding this program.
armsvc.exe has a digital signature. Today most virus-free programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in armsvc.exe verifies as ok. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digital certificate name: Adobe Systems, Incorporated
Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2009-2 CA
This application does NOT have an uninstall routine set up in registry.