Adobe Reader 9 Adobe Reader 9



A guide to uninstall Adobe Reader 9 from your PC

Adobe Reader 9 is a software application. This page holds details on how to remove it from your computer. The Windows version was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated. Additional info about Adobe Systems Incorporated can be found here. Please open if you want to read more on Adobe Reader 9 on Adobe Systems Incorporated's website. Usually the Adobe Reader 9 program is found in the C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader directory, depending on the user's option during install. You can remove Adobe Reader 9 by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /I{AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A90000000001}. Keep in mind that you might be prompted for administrator rights. The application's main executable file is called AcroRd32.exe and occupies 341.35 KB (349544 bytes).

Adobe Reader 9 contains of the executables below. They take 1.77 MB (1855896 bytes) on disk.



  • A3DUtility.exe (245.34 KB)
  • AcroBroker.exe (273.39 KB)
  • AcroRd32.exe (341.35 KB)
  • AcroRd32Info.exe (14.36 KB)
  • AcroTextExtractor.exe (25.34 KB)
  • AdobeCollabSync.exe (529.39 KB)
  • Eula.exe (97.37 KB)
  • LogTransport2.exe (252.00 KB)
  • reader_sl.exe (33.86 KB)
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The information on this page is only about version 9.0.0 of Adobe Reader 9. Adobe Reader 9 has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader

Usually, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\A3DUtility.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\ACE.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\AcroBroker.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\Acrofx32.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\AcroRd32.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\AcroRd32.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\AcroRd32Info.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\AcroRdIF.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\AcroTextExtractor.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\AdobeCollabSync.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\AdobeLinguistic.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\AdobeUpdater.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\AdobeXMP.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\AGM.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\AGMGPUOptIn.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\ahclient.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\AIR\nppdf32.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\AMT\AUMProduct.aup
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\AMT\AUMProduct.cer
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\atl.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\authplay.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\AXE8SharedExpat.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\AXSLE.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\BIB.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\BIBUtils.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\Browser\nppdf32.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\ccme_base.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\CoolType.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\cryptocme2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\cryptocme2.sig
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\Eula.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\icucnv36.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\icudt36.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\IDTemplates\ENU\AdobeID.pdf
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\IDTemplates\ENU\DefaultID.pdf
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\Javascripts\JSByteCodeWin.bin
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\JP2KLib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\Legal\ENU\eula.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\Legal\ENU\license.html
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\logsession.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\LogTransport2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\LogTransport2.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\Onix32.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\Optional\README.TXT
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\PDFPrevHndlr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\PDFSigQFormalRep.pdf
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\pe.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\Accessibility.api
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\AcroForm.api
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\AcroForm\adobepdf.xdc
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\AcroForm\PMP\AdobePDF417.pmp
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\AcroForm\PMP\DataMatrix.pmp
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\AcroForm\PMP\QRCode.pmp
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\AcroSign.prc
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\Annotations\Stamps\ENU\Dynamic.pdf
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\Annotations\Stamps\ENU\SignHere.pdf
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\Annotations\Stamps\ENU\StandardBusiness.pdf
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\Annotations\Stamps\Words.pdf
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\Annots.api
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\Checkers.api
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\DigSig.api
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\DVA.api
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\eBook.api
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\EScript.api
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\HLS.api
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\IA32.api
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\MakeAccessible.api
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\Multimedia.api
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\Multimedia\MPP\Flash.mpp
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\Multimedia\MPP\MCIMPP.mpp
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\Multimedia\MPP\QuickTime.mpp
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\Multimedia\MPP\Real.mpp
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\Multimedia\MPP\WindowsMedia.mpp
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\PDDom.api
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\PPKLite.api
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\ReadOutLoud.api
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\reflow.api
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\SaveAsRTF.api
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\Search.api
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\Search5.api
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\SendMail.api
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\Spelling.api
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\Updater.api
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\VDKHome\ENU\acro20.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\VDKHome\ENU\Vdk10.lng
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\VDKHome\ENU\VDK10.RSD
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\VDKHome\ENU\Vdk10.rst
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\VDKHome\ENU\VDK10.STC
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\VDKHome\ENU\VDK10.STP
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\VDKHome\ENU\VDK10.SYD
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\VDKHome\VDK10.CMP
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\VDKHome\VDK10.LIC
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\VDKHome\VDK10.STD
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\VDKHome\VDK10.SYX
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\VDKHome\VDK10.THD
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins\weblink.api
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins3d\2d.x3d
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins3d\3difr.x3d
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins3d\drvDX8.x3d
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins3d\drvDX9.x3d

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Adobe\Acrobat Reader
  • 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\68AB67CA7DA73301B7449A0000000010
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A90000000001}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Adobe\Acrobat Reader

Additional values that you should clean:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\68AB67CA7DA73301B7449A0000000010\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Setup Files\{AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A90000000001}\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Windows\Installer\{AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A90000000001}\


A way to delete Adobe Reader 9 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Adobe Reader 9 is an application offered by Adobe Systems Incorporated. Frequently, computer users choose to remove this program. This is difficult because performing this by hand takes some experience related to removing Windows programs manually. One of the best QUICK procedure to remove Adobe Reader 9 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 system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your system.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of utilities.

3. Click on the General Tools category
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4. Click on the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications existing on the PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Adobe Reader 9 or simply click the Search field and type in "Adobe Reader 9". If it is installed on your PC the Adobe Reader 9 app will be found very quickly. When you select Adobe Reader 9 in the list of programs, the following data regarding the program is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have regarding Adobe Reader 9, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you want to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Adobe Reader 9:


  • The publisher is: http://www.adobe.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A90000000001}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. Confirm the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Adobe Reader 9.
Uninstall Adobe Reader 9


8. After removing Adobe Reader 9, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong Adobe Reader 9 that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing Adobe Reader 9 with 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 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • 10.0
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows (6.4)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation to remove Adobe Reader 9 by Adobe Systems Incorporated from your PC, nor are we saying that Adobe Reader 9 by Adobe Systems Incorporated is not a good application. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to remove Adobe Reader 9 in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon 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: 2016-06-18 23:53:59.690