What is the "adobearm.exe" ?

Our database contains 6769 different files for filename adobearm.exe . You can also check most distributed file variants with name adobearm.exe. This files most often belongs to product Adobe Reader and Acrobat Manager. and were most often developed by company Adobe Systems Incorporated. This files most often have description Adobe Reader and Acrobat Manager. Agregate rating is 5(5) stars - based on 10 reviews.This is executable file. You can find it running in Task Manager as the process adobearm.exe.

This file is the main executable for the Adobe Reader and Acrobat Manager. It appears to be an update/download manager for Adobe Reader - in fact Adobe ARM is the Adobe update manager, not only for Adobe Reader, but also other products like Flash Player - and launches at windows startup via the following registry entry: 

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run] "Adobe ARM"="\"C:\\Program Files\\Common Files\\Adobe\\ARM\\1.0\\AdobeARM.exe\"" 

(where the path is relative according to user's PC). To prevent it from starting at windows startup you can safely delete this entry from the registry. If you change your mind and want it to startup again at windows startup just add the entry back to the registry. To easily add it back you can copy the registry entry above and paste it into notepad then save it as whatever.reg, next double click whatever.reg and you will get asked if you want to add this entry to the registry, click yes obviously.

On the other hand, there is also an ARM open project in cooperation with Adobe : "ARM and its Partners have worked with Adobe to enable full Flash Player 10.1 on ARM® Powered™ devices from smartphones to netbooks and DTVs. Using the hardware graphics accelerators on an ARM SoC full HD means video delivered using significantly less power than has been seen on Flash Player before." - see more on http://www.arm.com/community/software-enablement/adobe.php

adobearm.exe Process

File details of most used file with name "adobearm.exe"

Product:
Adobe Reader and Acrobat Manager
Company:
Adobe Systems Incorporated
Description:
Adobe Reader and Acrobat Manager
Version:
1.7.2.0
MD5:
3cb07566302bceeb898de270a0bec175
SHA1:
3c79cfc02e2e9877e164d1a7e856fa6bddb34c2f
SHA256:
b234d1044d8702a0929bb48f729eb5078b44aa7cd574b6482633b51289e70200
Size:
946352
Directory:
%COMMONFILES%\ADOBE\ARM\1.0
Operating System:
Windows 7
Occurence:
High oc2
Digital Signature:
Adobe Systems, Incorporated

Is the Process "adobearm.exe" Safe or Threat ?

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Latest new variant of the file with name "adobearm.exe" was discovered 76 days ago. Our database contains 27 variants of the file "adobearm.exe" with final rating Safe and 1 variants with final rating Threat . Final ratings are based on file reviews, discovered date, users occurence and antivirus scan results.

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  • SAFErating from user MikeOne for file %COMMONFILES%\ADOBE\ARM\1.0\adobearm.exe (Variant: 19626461)

    This file is the main executable for the Adobe Reader and Acrobat Manager. It appears to be an update/download manager for Adobe Reader - in fact Adobe ARM is the Adobe update manager, not only for Adobe Reader, but also other products like Flash Player - and launches at windows startup via the registry entry, which can be removed if user doesn't want this app to be running.

  • SAFErating from user Sidlytessie for file %COMMONFILES%\ADOBE\ARM\1.0\ADOBEARM.EXE

  • SAFErating from user joeyo for file %COMMONFILES%\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe

  • SAFErating from user MikeOne for file %COMMONFILES%\ADOBE\ARM\1.0\ADOBEARM.EXE (Variant: 832)

    Thi file is an Adobe Reader Manager. It appears to be a update/download manager for adobe reader 9.2 and launches at windows startup via the following registry entry: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run] "Adobe ARM"="\"C:\\Program Files\\Common Files\\Adobe\\ARM\\1.0\\AdobeARM.exe\"" To prevent it from starting at windows startup you can safely delete this entry from the registry. If you change your mind and want it to startup again at windows startup just add the entry back to the registry. To easily add it back you can copy the registry entry above and paste it into notepad then save it as whatever.reg, next double click whatever.reg and you will get asked if you want to add this entry to the registry, click yes obviously. This file is safe, was not marked as a threat or virus-containing application by any antivirus software. Check the MD5 hash, there can be more versions of this file.