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What is AcroRd32.exe?

Part of Adobe Reader by Adobe Systems

What is it?

Adobe Acrobat is a set of application software developed by Adobe Systems to view, create, manipulate, print and manage files in Portable Document Format (PDF).
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How does acrord32.exe run?

Process - AcroRd32.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 acrord32.exe start?

Scheduled task - AcroRd32.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\{3323ED45-BDD5-46DD-B0D0-49B72DE4D5E4}'. Task Scheduler provides the ability to schedule the launch of programs or scripts at pre-defined times or after specified time intervals or even with event-based triggers.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the acrord32.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of acrord32.exe users, 14.3% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is AcroRd32.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00132% CPU13243.8%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
47.32 MB RAM219.8%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 22 /min1.0%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
194 GDI objects129.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
88 context switches/sec88.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\adobe\reader 9.0\reader\acrord32.exe

Are there other versions of Adobe Reader?

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 Reader.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: AcroRd32.exe
Publisher: Adobe Systems Incorporated (verified)
Name: Adobe Reader
Description: Adobe Reader 9.0
Size: 351.73 KB
Original file name: AcroRd32.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: 0.0028718147%
Privileged CPU: 0.0015474341%
User CPU: 0.00132438054655%
Privileged CPU time: 3666.02 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 16 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,750,770,041
CPU cycle count /min: 1,549,611,907
Context switches /sec: 88
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 237.48 MB
Peak committed memory: 307.96 MB
Paged memory: 47.32 MB
Peak paged memory: 104.3 MB
Paged system memory: 308.87 KB
Non-paged system memory: 25.97 KB
Working set memory: 4.16 MB
Peak working set memory: 102.98 MB
Min working set memory: 3.91 MB
Private memory: 47.32 MB
Page faults: 155,842
Page faults /min: 665
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 4,880
Read operations /min: 21
Total read transfer: 5 MB
Read transfer /min: 21.85 KB
Total write operations: 20
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 139.52 KB
Write transfer /min: 609 Bytes
Total other operations: 7,408
Other operations /min: 32
Total other transfer: 360.47 KB
Other Transfer /min: 1.54 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 194
Peak GDI objects: 272
USER objects: 163
Peak USER objects: 257
Handle count average: 266
Thread count average: 10
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Child Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\AcroRd32.exe" "C:\users\user\documents\Paul's Stuff\Finincials\TurboTax\2012 Malsam P Form 1040 Individual Tax Return_Records.pdf"

Scheduled task details

CLSID: {4BD76361-419D-4920-8936-F6F03D4420BA}
Command: \{4BD76361-419D-4920-8936-F6F03D4420BA}

Network connectivity

Windows Firewall allowed program: Yes

Image hashes

MD5: f7f2f299dd5019c67d9fddb18e5d3916
SHA-1: de4cdb61778a443cf4359e4cfc44e3b68eea16e9
SHA-256: c5455b708c1a1afe61aa5cff80dff19f07972a5b047fd398536c8377dc68a19b

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 8.0
File entropy: 5.35179
File packed: No
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