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What is pdapp.exe?

Part of Adobe Application Manager by Adobe Systems

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How does pdapp.exe run?

Process - pdapp.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. pdapp.exe is executed by the process aam updates notifier.exe (AAM Updates Notifier Application by Adobe Systems).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the pdapp.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of pdapp.exe users, 31.0% have disabled it.
How stable is Adobe Application Manager?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is pdapp.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.01469% CPU146917.3%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
63.41 MB RAM294.5%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
     48 /min2.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
81 GDI objects54.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
321 context switches/sec321.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\common files\adobe\oobe\pdapp\core\pdapp.exe

Are there other versions of Adobe Application Manager?

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by Adobe Application Manager.

What else is related?

Adobe Application Manager Stability

pdapp.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped responding and was closed (AppHangB1)
Details: A problem caused this program to stop interacting with Windows.
Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)

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File details

File name: pdapp.exe
Publisher: Adobe Systems Incorporated (verified)
Name: Adobe Application Manager
Description: Adobe Application Manager
Version: 6.0.335.0
Size: 2.02 MB
Original file name: PDApp.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0234729943%
Privileged CPU: 0.0087812641%
User CPU: 0.01469173025818%
Privileged CPU time: 3120.02 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 5 ms
CPU cycle count: 241,405,820
CPU cycle count /min: 74,729,923
Context switches /sec: 321
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 239.4 MB
Peak committed memory: 248.49 MB
Paged memory: 63.41 MB
Peak paged memory: 70.05 MB
Paged system memory: 293.73 KB
Non-paged system memory: 43.6 KB
Working set memory: 25.31 MB
Peak working set memory: 77.18 MB
Min working set memory: 19.41 MB
Private memory: 63.41 MB
Page faults: 42,608
Page faults /min: 74
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 2,996
Read operations /min: 5
Total read transfer: 6.07 MB
Read transfer /min: 10.75 KB
Total write operations: 24,974
Write operations /min: 43
Total write transfer: 48.88 MB
Write transfer /min: 86.61 KB
Total other operations: 60,250
Other operations /min: 104
Total other transfer: 39.29 MB
Other Transfer /min: 69.6 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 81
Peak GDI objects: 90
USER objects: 19
Peak USER objects: 21
Handle count average: 542
Thread count average: 18
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Child Process
Process Command
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\OOBE\PDApp\UWA\..\core\PDApp.exe --appletID=UWA_UI --appletVersion=1.0 --mode=Notifier

Network connectivity

TCP: on port 57085

Image hashes

MD5: 05c67ade5da4325000eac64c0c6d13d3
SHA-1: 01fa31cdedb0dcf245190600d323393811368b66
SHA-256: 05cc27e04af75413b1ec29e1d12928cd817ed88de74e5567aaa0949e35bcc706

PE image details

File packed: No
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