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What is creative cloud.exe?

Part of Adobe Creative Cloud by Adobe Systems

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How does creative cloud.exe run?

Process - creative cloud.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.

How does creative cloud.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - creative cloud.exe is registered with the run identifier 'Adobe Creative Cloud' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Creative Cloud\ACC\Creative Cloud.exe" --showwindow=false --onOSstartup=true' 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 creative cloud.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of creative cloud.exe users, 28.0% have disabled it.
How stable is Adobe Creative Cloud?
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.
     creative cloud.exe0.03%
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is creative cloud.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00003% CPU265.6%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
49.34 MB RAM229.1%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
333 GDI objects222.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
123 context switches/sec123.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\adobe\adobe creative cloud\acc\creative cloud.exe

Are there other versions of Adobe Creative Cloud?

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 Creative Cloud.

What else is related?

Adobe Creative Cloud Stability

creative cloud.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Occurred on: June 14, 2014

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 8 Single Language (6.2.9200.0)

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File details

File name: creative cloud.exe
Publisher: Adobe Systems Incorporated (verified)
Name: Adobe Creative Cloud
Description: Adobe Creative Cloud
Size: 2.56 MB
Original file name: Adobe Creative Cloud.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 2/18/2013
Expiration date: 2/20/2014

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000387931%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000122332%
User CPU: 0.00002655986708%
Privileged CPU time: 289281.25 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,788,921,246
Context switches /sec: 123
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 424.07 MB
Peak committed memory: 474.33 MB
Paged memory: 49.34 MB
Peak paged memory: 58.28 MB
Paged system memory: 640.55 KB
Non-paged system memory: 63.05 KB
Working set memory: 83.75 MB
Peak working set memory: 98.56 MB
Min working set memory: 76.77 MB
Private memory: 49.34 MB
Page faults: 19,857,531
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 87,348
Total read transfer: 55.18 MB
Total write operations: 109,208
Total write transfer: 46.79 MB
Total other operations: 519,903
Total other transfer: 22.65 MB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 333
Peak GDI objects: 335
USER objects: 127
Peak USER objects: 134
Handle count average: 799
Thread count average: 35
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Child Processes
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Creative Cloud\ACC\Creative Cloud.exe" --showwindow=false --onOSstartup=true

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: Adobe Creative Cloud
Command: "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Creative Cloud\ACC\Creative Cloud.exe" --showwindow=false --onOSstartup=true

Image hashes

MD5: 43ecfba026e6cfef983ff6cd1d38d639
SHA-1: 32f0d7acd9e4ec3866dbdc551b707796d2dcd134

PE image details

File packed: No
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