Application Adobe Common File Installer

A guide to uninstall Adobe Common File Installer from your system

Adobe Common File Installer is a Windows program. Read below about how to uninstall it from your computer. The Windows version was developed by Adobe System Incorporated. More data about Adobe System Incorporated can be seen here. Please open if you want to read more on Adobe Common File Installer on Adobe System Incorporated's web page. Usually the Adobe Common File Installer program is to be found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe folder, depending on the user's option during install. The full command line for uninstalling Adobe Common File Installer is MsiExec.exe /I{8EDBA74D-0686-4C99-BFDD-F894678E5102}. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may get a notification for admin rights. The application's main executable file is called Adobe Gamma Loader.exe and occupies 111.00 KB (113664 bytes).

The following executable files are contained in Adobe Common File Installer. They occupy 2.57 MB (2694288 bytes) on disk.

  • AdobeARM.exe (1.06 MB)
  • AdobeARMHelper.exe (410.23 KB)
  • armsvc.exe (80.20 KB)
  • Adobe Gamma Loader.exe (111.00 KB)
  • AdobeUpdater.exe (948.00 KB)

This web page is about Adobe Common File Installer version 1.00.002 alone. You can find below info on other versions of Adobe Common File Installer:

Some files and registry entries are typically left behind when you uninstall Adobe Common File Installer.

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall Adobe Common File Installer:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Rar$EXa0.189\commonfilesinstaller\Adobe Common File Installer.msi
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Rar$EXa0.580\commonfilesinstaller\Adobe Common File Installer.msi
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Rar$EXa0.668\commonfilesinstaller\Adobe Common File Installer.msi

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-21-716762227-3785626776-2416202887-1000\Products\D47ABDE8686099C4FBDD8F4976E81520

A way to delete Adobe Common File Installer from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Adobe Common File Installer is a program offered by Adobe System Incorporated. Some people decide to erase it. This can be easier said than done because removing this manually requires some advanced knowledge related to Windows program uninstallation. The best QUICK way to erase Adobe Common File Installer 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 already installed on your Windows system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your Windows computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system optimizer.

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

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

5. All the programs existing on the PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Adobe Common File Installer or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Adobe Common File Installer". The Adobe Common File Installer application will be found automatically. Notice that when you click Adobe Common File Installer in the list , some data about the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have about Adobe Common File Installer, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Adobe Common File Installer:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{8EDBA74D-0686-4C99-BFDD-F894678E5102}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Adobe Common File Installer.
Uninstall Adobe Common File Installer

8. After uninstalling Adobe Common File Installer, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Adobe Common File Installer that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing Adobe Common File Installer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall Adobe Common File Installer by Adobe System Incorporated from your computer, nor are we saying that Adobe Common File Installer by Adobe System Incorporated is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Adobe Common File Installer in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

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

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 21:16:59.230