Adobe Reader 8 Adobe Reader 8



A guide to uninstall Adobe Reader 8 from your computer

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
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Help\en_US\Adobe Reader

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\Esl\AiodLite.dll
  • 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

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\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A80000000002}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Adobe\Acrobat Reader




How to uninstall Adobe Reader 8 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Adobe Reader 8 is an application released by Adobe Systems Incorporated. Frequently, users try to uninstall it. Sometimes this is efortful because deleting this by hand takes some skill related to removing Windows programs manually. The best EASY procedure to uninstall 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 already installed on your Windows system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general tool to maximize the performance of your Windows system.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs existing on the computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Adobe Reader 8 or simply click the Search field and type in "Adobe Reader 8". If it is installed on your PC the Adobe Reader 8 program will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select Adobe Reader 8 in the list of applications, some data regarding the program is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding Adobe Reader 8, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Adobe Reader 8:


  • The web site of the program is: http://www.adobe.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A80000000002}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Adobe Reader 8.
Uninstall Adobe Reader 8


8. After removing Adobe Reader 8, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Adobe Reader 8 which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Adobe Reader 8 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, 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

This page is not a recommendation to uninstall 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 application for your computer. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall Adobe Reader 8 in case you want to. 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 Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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