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What is acrotray.exe?

Part of AcroTray - Adobe Acrobat Distiller helper application. by Adobe Systems

What is it?

AcroTray is the program that runs in the notification area system tray for the Adobe Acrobat Distiller helper application.
Description of acrotray.exe from Adobe Systems
Adobe Acrobat software is the global standard for electronic document sharing. It is the only PDF file viewer that can open and interact with all PDF documents. Use Adobe Reader to view, search, digitally sign, verify, print, and collaborate on Adobe PDF files. Adobe Acrobat is more than just the leading PDF converter. It's packed with smart tools that give you even more power to communicate. Easily, seamlessly, brilliantly.
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How does acrotray.exe run?

Process - acrotray.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. acrotray.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does acrotray.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - acrotray.exe is registered with the run identifier 'Acrobat Assistant 8.0' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 8.0\Acrobat\Acrotray.exe"' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the acrotray.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of acrotray.exe users, 86.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is acrotray.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00154% CPU15419.0%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     1.07 MB RAM5.0%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
              29 GDI objects19.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\adobe\acrobat 8.0\acrobat\acrotray.exe

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What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

About Adobe Systems Inc.

Adobe Systems Incorporated is a diversified software company. The Company offers a line of business and mobile software and services used by professionals, desi More...
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File details

File name: acrotray.exe
Publisher: Adobe Systems Inc. (verified)
Name: AcroTray - Adobe Acrobat Distiller helper application.
Description: AcroTray
Size: 625.37 KB
Original file name: AcroTray.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Adobe Systems
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 9/18/2006
Expiration date: 11/5/2009

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0016189957%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000770950%
User CPU: 0.00154190069241%
Privileged CPU time: 31.2 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 57,125,710
CPU cycle count /min: 61,088
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 51.68 MB
Peak committed memory: 53.06 MB
Paged memory: 1.07 MB
Peak paged memory: 1.27 MB
Paged system memory: 101.03 KB
Non-paged system memory: 3.64 KB
Working set memory: 3.45 MB
Peak working set memory: 3.56 MB
Min working set memory: 2.91 MB
Private memory: 1.07 MB
Page faults: 1,170
Page faults /min: 1
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 29
Peak GDI objects: 31
USER objects: 13
Peak USER objects: 13
Handle count average: 56
Thread count average: 2
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 9.0\Acrobat\acrotray.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: Acrobat Assistant 8.0
Command: "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 8.0\Acrobat\Acrotray.exe"

Image hashes

MD5: 0fe0edf01cea3beb2e65a904bb87525e
SHA-1: 941596e4c997b16e77f08cea29f5e43c1d609b59
SHA-256: 8846ce71fc5dd86151f467b656d886a8e81e337b10a591097e5695bdb2821447

PE image details

File packed: No
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