8\,0\,0\,14 2.34%
7\,0\,0\,79 0.33%
7\,0\,0\,76 2.34%
7\,0\,0\,70 3.68%
7\,0\,0\,68 6.02%
7\,0\,0\,63 6.69%
7\,0\,0\,42 3.01%
7\,0\,0\,27 4.68%
6\,2\,0\,4 18.73%
6\,2\,0\,4 0.33%
6\,0\,0\,67 17.06%
6\,0\,0\,20 0.67%
2\,2\,0\,2 7.36%
2\,0\,0\,22 2.68%
1\,5\,0\,18 6.69%
1\,0\,0\,67 17.06%
1\,0\,0\,57 0.33%



Adobe Updater Startup Utility by Adobe Systems Incorporated (Signed)

Remove updaterstartuputility.exe


There are 17 versions of updaterstartuputility.exe in the wild, the latest version being 8\,0\,0\,14. updaterstartuputility.exe is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. During installation, a run registry key for all users is added that will cause the program to run each time any user logs on to Windows. The average file size is about 468.74 KB. The file is a digitally signed and issued to Adobe Systems Incorporated by VeriSign. The programs Adobe Common File Installer, Adobe InDesign CS6 and Adobe Illustrator CC have been observed as installing specific variations of updaterstartuputility.exe. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0027% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 2.42 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 2.48 MB.

What is updaterstartuputility.exe?

Adobe Updater Startup Utility is the software updater program which runs in the background of Windows and automatically starts up when your PC boots. It checks for software udpates and automatically downloads and installs them if found.


File name:updaterstartuputility.exe
Publisher:Adobe Systems Incorporated
Product name:Adobe Updater Startup Utility
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\common files\adobe\oobe\pdapp\uwa\updaterstartuputility.exe
Original name:UpdateInstaller.exe
Issued to:Adobe Systems Incorporated
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Expiration date:Saturday, December 11, 2010

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of Adobe Updater Startup Utility.)
Adobe Systems Incorporated
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Adobe Common File Installer installs a number of shared components between multiple Adobe programs. If you remove this program some features of other related programs might not function properly.
Adobe Systems Incorporated
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InDesign can be used to create works such as posters, flyers, brochures, magazines, newspapers and books. InDesign can also publish content suitable for tablet devices in conjunction with Adobe Digita...
Adobe Systems Incorporated
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Photoshop® CC is part of Creative Cloud™. That means you have access to all the latest updates and future releases the moment they're available. Use Save to Cloud to keep your files organized across m...
Adobe Systems Incorporated
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Create distinctive vector artwork for any project. Used by design professionals worldwide, Adobe Illustrator software provides precision and power with sophisticated drawing tools, expressive natural ...


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of updaterstartuputility.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Startup files (all users) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'AdobeAAMUpdater-1.0' → "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\OOBE\PDApp\UWA\UpdaterStartupUtility.exe"
Scheduled tasks
  • The job 'AdobeAAMUpdater-1.0-Pahblow-harlyson' runs daily in the path '\AdobeAAMUpdater-1.0-Pahblow-harlyson'
  • The task '[email protected]' runs daily in the path '\[email protected]'
  • The task 'AdobeAAMUpdater-1.0-Krissy-PC-Krissy' runs daily in the path '\AdobeAAMUpdater-1.0-Krissy-PC-Krissy'
  • The task 'AdobeAAMUpdater-1.0-Summer-PC-Summer' runs daily in the path '\AdobeAAMUpdater-1.0-Summer-PC-Summer'
  • The task 'AdobeAAMUpdater-1.0-SHAWN-PC-Shawn' runs daily in the path '\AdobeAAMUpdater-1.0-SHAWN-PC-Shawn'
  • The task '[email protected]' runs daily in the path '\[email protected]'
  • The job 'AdobeAAMUpdater-1.0-SHADDOLLA-CHADDOLLA' runs daily in the path '\AdobeAAMUpdater-1.0-SHADDOLLA-CHADDOLLA'
  • The task '[email protected]' runs daily in the path '\[email protected]'
  • The task 'AdobeAAMUpdater-1.0-Luc-PC-Luc' runs daily in the path '\AdobeAAMUpdater-1.0-Luc-PC-Luc'
  • The job '[email protected]' runs daily in the path '\[email protected]'
  • The job 'AdobeAAMUpdater-1.0-Kuraj-PC-kuraj-PC' runs daily in the path '\AdobeAAMUpdater-1.0-Kuraj-PC-kuraj-PC'
  • The job '[email protected]' runs daily in the path '\[email protected]'
  • The job '[email protected]' runs daily in the path '\[email protected]'
  • The task '[email protected]' runs daily in the path '\[email protected]'
  • The job 'AdobeAAMUpdater-1.0-Daves-HomeBuilt-Dave' runs daily in the path '\AdobeAAMUpdater-1.0-Daves-HomeBuilt-Dave'
  • The task 'AdobeAAMUpdater-1.0-Morgan-HP-Morgan' runs daily in the path '\AdobeAAMUpdater-1.0-Morgan-HP-Morgan'
  • The task 'AdobeAAMUpdater-1.0-PC64-GG64' runs daily in the path '\AdobeAAMUpdater-1.0-PC64-GG64'
  • The job 'AdobeAAMUpdater-1.0-LK-PRC-Yasser Blade' runs daily in the path '\AdobeAAMUpdater-1.0-LK-PRC-Yasser Blade'
  • The task '[email protected]' runs daily in the path '\[email protected]'
  • The task 'AdobeAAMUpdater-1.0-PABSULU-PC-PabSus' runs daily in the path '\AdobeAAMUpdater-1.0-PABSULU-PC-PabSus'
  • The task '[email protected]t' runs daily in the path '\[email protected]t'
  • The job 'AdobeAAMUpdater-1.0-Felix-UltraBeef-FelixHCat' runs daily in the path '\AdobeAAMUpdater-1.0-Felix-UltraBeef-FelixHCat'

VersionsAll file variations of updaterstartuputility.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
f5a5dbadcd24bdf33bfdaa789e39c876 a4e55eb0cb1121e51947b03f11fbc6b1ab6e879b 545.41 KB
bdbf2a7ad6cf18f2a7fbc431692b7b96 e056dddc15c841cc06b66cf05e6a470bd521f5ed 461.9 KB
81b82b6da127fc3230dc50f3a411a50a b21558e7f9d6380ec5ed8514cf20ac47032dae78 461.9 KB
6e55d39c84d41317e5189f3ab574a2ef 3bf1dea793b3de9929f2b1f74d27e353eaa74b6d 461.9 KB
79c9b6a7836dc358216036a1eba31b62 b701b6b5c63e57af0737da231845b3286660055d 461.9 KB
db282fa0cba880d36ba5fbe748bd6f4f e461b324fdd7d6bc2f86668859bda64da3c9ad98 461.91 KB
0a5d10d10e0b668247e886db120b7e22 c9a53b272d80c48b35082d74b8860bf0e6138335 466.41 KB
158208ed871f0f6c5c748b9e4dda72b9 08e67e1b810c15a12d29e61b85c7ead0bf3239e0 467.76 KB
320681df28d82cdca7e3eed0846625db 42a6e03fd6f7afa6b9e508ed7565e5249a0324fd 434.48 KB
8b2d3f44f5cd781b862684a5f4c88147 7873ebeefbf5446eb3ca0597ea3a0618ce9b2853 435.93 KB
1315c5c5c54ce2aa37a155f97027db59 a219772825e8938308730ac4845d2ddc34c5c976 435.93 KB
0ad5cad3985ee965cf61c666e07c266f 4ddb48a798e5dae3bccc44c589e998aadc8ed635 434.43 KB
f9c48b76da59cf5ff2ed937b62f5ed39 a25dd481a4480bb57998b10258cdefda7b96e29e 487.9 KB
393f021e2a9fa19ac94ba4482e32fc6c 07e1691c925e7b2a6d275828ee3474473670512c 487.9 KB
bb7481a1306823d1b6592263f1ab8dd7 1d49272b08fe0d9e956b679a4193aa91fbf47c1f 485.98 KB
5447af432cda61159adde218c468ffd9 3afa57cd69944a86990e5ff29dccc41a21ecfc76 488.48 KB
1c82b7d7d03a4fcab8bda1348c5e9cfd 69fdefc39953c5fe1718e0b2d10f50c8abd1bb3d 488.48 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.73%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.22%
Windows 7 Professional 13.18%
Windows 8 Pro 8.45%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 5.74%
Windows 8 4.73%
Windows 8.1 3.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.38%
Windows Vista Home Premium 2.36%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.03%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.69%
Windows 8 Single Language 1.35%
Windows 8 Enterprise 1.35%
Windows Vista Home Basic 1.01%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 0.68%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 0.68%
Windows 8.1 Pro Preview 0.68%
Windows 8 Enterprise Evaluation 0.68%
Windows Seven Black Edition 0.68%
Windows 7 Starter 0.68%
Windows Server 2012 Standard Evaluation 0.68%
23 other Windows OS version

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 41.02% of Adobe Updater Startup Utility.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 26.22%
Hewlett-Packard 14.23%
ASUS 11.24%
Acer 10.86%
Toshiba 8.99%
Sony 5.99%
Lenovo 4.49%
MSI 4.49%
Samsung 2.25%
Intel 1.50%
NEC 1.50%
Sahara 1.12%
American Megatrends 1.12%
Apple 0.75%
Alienware 0.37%
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