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A way to uninstall Adobe Illustrator CC from your system

Adobe Illustrator CC is a computer program. This page holds details on how to uninstall it from your computer. The Windows release was created by Adobe Systems Incorporated. Go over here for more information on Adobe Systems Incorporated. Further information about Adobe Illustrator CC can be found at . The application is often placed in the C:\Program Files\Adobe directory (same installation drive as Windows). C:\Program is the full command line if you want to remove Adobe Illustrator CC. The program's main executable file is called PDapp.exe and occupies 2.29 MB (2401960 bytes).

Adobe Illustrator CC contains of the executables below. They take 2.83 MB (2972152 bytes) on disk.

  • AAMCustomHook.exe (248.16 KB)
  • AAMLauncherUtil.exe (308.66 KB)
  • PDapp.exe (2.29 MB)

The information on this page is only about version 17.0 of Adobe Illustrator CC. Adobe Illustrator CC has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Adobe Illustrator CC:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Adobe Illustrator CC

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall Adobe Illustrator CC:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Adobe Illustrator CC\ai_install_pkg_rev.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Adobe Illustrator CC\Support Files\Contents\Windows\AMT\application.sif
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Installers\Adobe Illustrator CC 17.0 01-17-2018.log.gz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Installers\Adobe Illustrator CC 17.0 01-25-2018.log.gz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Installers\Adobe Illustrator CC 17.0 01-26-2018.log.gz
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Installers\Adobe Illustrator CC 17.0 01-27-2018.log.gz
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\Adobe Illustrator CC.lnk

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{F2321021-08A2-44D6-B1DF-BDB415F23EC3}

Open regedit.exe to remove the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\OOBE\PDApp\core\PDapp.exe

How to uninstall Adobe Illustrator CC from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Adobe Illustrator CC is a program offered by Adobe Systems Incorporated. Some computer users decide to remove this program. This can be efortful because doing this by hand takes some experience related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best SIMPLE procedure to remove Adobe Illustrator CC is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around tool to clean your Windows computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of tools.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs installed on the computer will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Adobe Illustrator CC or simply activate the Search field and type in "Adobe Illustrator CC". The Adobe Illustrator CC program will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click Adobe Illustrator CC in the list of applications, some data about the program is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have about Adobe Illustrator CC, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Adobe Illustrator CC:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Adobe Illustrator CC.
Uninstall Adobe Illustrator CC

8. After uninstalling Adobe Illustrator CC, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Adobe Illustrator CC that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Adobe Illustrator CC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
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The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall Adobe Illustrator CC by Adobe Systems Incorporated from your PC, we are not saying that Adobe Illustrator CC by Adobe Systems Incorporated is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall Adobe Illustrator CC supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 22:05:13.817