Adobe Reader 8 Adobe Reader 8



How to uninstall Adobe Reader 8 from your system

This info is about Adobe Reader 8 for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It was developed for Windows by Adobe Systems Incorporated. Take a look here for more info on Adobe Systems Incorporated. You can get more details on Adobe Reader 8 at . Usually the Adobe Reader 8 program is to be found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader folder, depending on the user's option during install. You can uninstall Adobe Reader 8 by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /I{AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A80000000002}. Keep in mind that you might get a notification for administrator rights. AcroRd32.exe is the programs's main file and it takes close to 337.61 KB (345712 bytes) on disk.

The executables below are part of Adobe Reader 8. They occupy about 1.08 MB (1135088 bytes) on disk.



  • AcroRd32.exe (337.61 KB)
  • AcroRd32Info.exe (14.12 KB)
  • AdobeCollabSync.exe (717.65 KB)
  • reader_sl.exe (39.11 KB)


The information on this page is only about version 8.0.0 of Adobe Reader 8. Click on the links below for other Adobe Reader 8 versions:


Some files and registry entries are typically left behind when you uninstall Adobe Reader 8.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Adobe Reader 8:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0

The files below are left behind on your disk by Adobe Reader 8's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\ACE.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\Acrofx32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\AcroRd32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\AcroRd32.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\AcroRd32Info.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\AcroRdIF.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\adobe_epic.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\adobe_epic\eula\background.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\adobe_epic\eula\default.css
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\adobe_epic\eula\domutils.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\adobe_epic\eula\en_US\install.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\adobe_epic\eula\en_US\install2.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\adobe_epic\eula\onframeload.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\adobe_epic\eula\wizardcore.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\adobe_eula.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\AdobeCollabSync.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\AdobeLinguistic.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\AdobeUpdater.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\AdobeXMP.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\AGM.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\AGMGPUOptIn.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\ahclient.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\AMT\AUMProduct.cer
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\atl.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\AXE8SharedExpat.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\AXSLE.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\BeyondReader\ENU\Onramp\acrobat.gif
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\BeyondReader\ENU\Onramp\bg.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\BeyondReader\ENU\Onramp\bl-onramp.gif
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\BeyondReader\ENU\Onramp\b-onramp.gif
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\BeyondReader\ENU\Onramp\br-onramp.gif
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\BeyondReader\ENU\Onramp\Connecting.gif
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\BeyondReader\ENU\Onramp\Connecting2.gif
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\BeyondReader\ENU\Onramp\DownloadBeyondReaderIcon.gif
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\BeyondReader\ENU\Onramp\index.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\BeyondReader\ENU\Onramp\l-onramp.gif
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\BeyondReader\ENU\Onramp\m-onramp.gif
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\BeyondReader\ENU\Onramp\onramp.css
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\BeyondReader\ENU\Onramp\onramp.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\BeyondReader\ENU\Onramp\r-onramp.gif
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\BeyondReader\ENU\Onramp\tl-onramp.gif
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\BeyondReader\ENU\Onramp\t-onramp.gif
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\BeyondReader\ENU\Onramp\tr-onramp.gif
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\BIB.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\BIBUtils.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\Browser\nppdf32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\CoolType.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\content.css
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\content-locale.css
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\Engineering.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\Forms.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\Forms1.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\HowTo.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\Images\A_CheckboxOn_Sm_N.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\Images\A_CollapseAll_Md_N.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\Images\A_Delete_Md_N.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\Images\A_DistanceTool_Lg_N.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\Images\A_Down_Md_N.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\Images\A_ExpandAll_Md_N.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\Images\A_ExportCertificate_Lg_N.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\Images\A_ExportSelect_L_N.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\Images\A_NavBarLayers_Sm_N.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\Images\A_NavBarModelTree_Sm_N.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\Images\A_NavBarShowComments_Sm_N.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\Images\A_NavBarSign_Lg_N.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\Images\A_NextView_Sm_N.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\Images\A_PreviousView_Sm_N.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\Images\A_ReplyComments_Md_N.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\Images\A_ReviewAndComment_Sm_N.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\Images\A_Secure_Sm_N.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\Images\A_ShowComments_Md_N.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\Images\A_Sign_Sm_N.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\Images\A_Sort_Md_N.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\Images\A_Status_Md_N.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\Images\A_Typerwriter_Sm_N.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\Images\A_Up_Md_N.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\Images\dingbat.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\Images\layerisvisible.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\meta.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\Review.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\Review01.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\Review02.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\Review05.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\search.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\Sign.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\srch_db.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\terms.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\version.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\WS0152AC38-6989-4789-A91A-DE804B4EE217.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\WS01D0DD7E-72C5-4bd7-98A5-61B6703E2874.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\WS116358B6-C899-4ef8-8718-5E8FEED1E80B.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\WS16696D10-CF60-4979-BC54-0F60285159A9.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\WS175FFA03-6BF0-4fa7-8D66-C91A809536CE.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\WS1ABEB45F-BA46-4913-A7E1-ACA6A974FE76.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\WS1D6D5242-53DD-40e0-B58E-95E027DCD94D.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\WS1E82B083-927E-47b3-AAD6-88CB47B5E992.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\WS21180009-84AE-4b72-9610-C38FE8B6C423.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\WS23BCDC6F-BC2E-489b-8D36-D875B917293B.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\WS23E49454-94C8-45b7-9F79-BC8CBC1621E1.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\HowTo\ENU\WS25BA4195-6D5F-4aca-A8DF-EF72AAAAB5B1.html

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Adobe\Acrobat Reader
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Adobe\Acrobat Reader
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Adobe\Repair\Acrobat Reader
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\68AB67CA7DA73301B7448A0000000020
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A80000000002}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Adobe\Acrobat Reader

Open regedit.exe to delete the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\68AB67CA7DA73301B7448A0000000020\ProductName




A way to delete Adobe Reader 8 from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Adobe Reader 8 is an application offered by the software company Adobe Systems Incorporated. Sometimes, users try to erase this application. Sometimes this can be efortful because performing this manually takes some skill related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best SIMPLE manner to erase Adobe Reader 8 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general utility to take care of your Windows PC.

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3. Click on the General Tools button
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4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
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5. All the programs installed on the PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate Adobe Reader 8 or simply click the Search feature and type in "Adobe Reader 8". If it exists on your system the Adobe Reader 8 application will be found automatically. After you select Adobe Reader 8 in the list of apps, some data regarding the application is shown to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding Adobe Reader 8, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Adobe Reader 8:


  • The software company is: http://www.adobe.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A80000000002}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Adobe Reader 8.
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8. After uninstalling Adobe Reader 8, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Adobe Reader 8 that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing Adobe Reader 8 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your system.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to remove Adobe Reader 8 by Adobe Systems Incorporated from your computer, nor are we saying that Adobe Reader 8 by Adobe Systems Incorporated is not a good software application. This text simply contains detailed info on how to remove Adobe Reader 8 in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 06:22:46.680