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What is reader_sl.exe? Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher?

Vendor:      Adobe Systems Incorporated
Product:     Adobe Acrobat
Vendor Website:      http://www.adobe.com/
Last Seen by PC Matic:      No Data

Process is Bad PC Matic has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is bad.
Process is questionablePC Matic has analyzed this process and determined that the safety of this process is questionable.
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Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: Reader_sl.exe is part of Adobe Reader.
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"SpeedLauncher" loads part of Adobe Reader application, even if you are not using it, so, when the Adobe Reader is loaded it will be faster, however it will use resources like, memory, time processor, disc access, etc.
Not required for Adobe Reader to function properly.

reader_sl.exe uses excessive system and memory resources with no corresponding benefit. Applications such as these should be disabled to improve overall system performance.


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reader_sl.exe is a Microsoft or Windows process but some versions of this exe carry viruses.
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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 0.29%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 3 MB


Program Name MD5 Count
reader_sl.exe

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0x8a6683ac1dafa824615bb3857ef8c709 3/8/2019 7:17:00 AM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 34 KB
2 Status 0x69169586efad19f53c2012ffd8fdcf45 7/10/2017 7:43:00 PM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 0 KB
3 Status 0x392845e8d49b5f0e81aac4d795000a8c 7/12/2016 10:12:00 PM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 38 KB
4 Status 0x8b9145d229d4e89d15acb820d4a3a90f 2/15/2016 2:20:00 PM Unknown 8.0.0.0 Acrobat Reader 38 KB
5 Status 0x12673bcf7b32087df63f0cff550ea40b 12/29/2014 2:42:00 PM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 34 KB
6 Status 0x488dfca5bb51550681ae88ba7907ad7e 2/7/2012 9:09:00 AM Unknown 8.0.0.0 Acrobat Reader 39 KB
7 Status 0xdfcb9ade94a4f8a7c42eef41101a30ad 2/7/2012 4:51:00 AM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 29 KB
8 Status 0xc8841ef9357dd13468cdafc28bfbc86f 2/6/2012 10:09:00 PM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 0 KB
9 Status 0x826ddbbca98f2e6cd1dfe33cef33994c 2/6/2012 4:15:00 PM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 0 KB
10 Status 0xe284188c5cf416378cc740eb13059a50 2/4/2012 3:37:00 PM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 38 KB
11 Status 0xf91f52f4ea5d88dab6245682a16f3a72 1/30/2012 2:57:00 AM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 35 KB
12 Status 0x07b9233d1b5554a7f3f05aa36755a8e9 8/18/2011 11:27:00 AM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 39 KB
13 Status 0x02ebf3a363f9f331cf1faf0c00f53eb9 8/6/2011 11:00:00 AM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 0 KB
14 Status 0x7ebac86f13f61d132126a8ea40e282ee 3/17/2011 7:40:00 PM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 39 KB
15 Status 0x69eca70152a56a2ab451ea940a0906c3 2/14/2011 10:45:00 PM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 114 KB
16 Status 0xf40210311450384e4d3bc718ee4d32e3 2/13/2011 4:21:00 PM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 107 KB
17 Status 0xe079513490c1da5b1516af9c0e97618f 1/20/2011 12:39:00 AM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 39 KB
18 Status 0x13fd2fb81b2afe813d45433058278c9a 12/30/2010 8:22:00 AM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 102 KB
19 Status 0x6ba8d3157c1621754045e5298e1228b4 9/27/2010 8:55:00 AM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 114 KB
20 Status 0x7b68a64b3d3430cd4add796588d77b98 9/21/2010 7:27:00 PM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 110 KB
21 Status 0xfd50bda244176721ea03d810443c5963 6/23/2010 2:58:00 PM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 49 KB
22 Status 0xcea6ed37689173ca373a4ce1a014b86d 5/13/2010 7:32:00 PM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 208 KB
23 Status 0x4e38f8fefebd11d9e8708d329749df89 5/9/2010 5:00:00 AM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 105 KB
24 Status 0xfb55b5f6f68f1c9a94026bcedc025200 5/4/2010 2:50:00 AM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 103 KB
25 Status 0x288e2ed01fe6fa7bd3ce59de59a27211 4/23/2010 3:42:00 AM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 111 KB


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