"Adobe Acrobat Update Task" Scheduled Task on Windows 7

Q

What is the scheduled task "\Adobe Acrobat Update Task" on my Windows 7 computer?

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A

"\Adobe Acrobat Update Task" is a scheduled task on Windows 7 system added as part of Adobe Acrobat Reader software installation.

You will see "Adobe Acrobat Update Task" listed on Task Scheduler with the following information:

Name: Adobe Acrobat Update Task
Location: \
Description: This task keeps your Adobe Reader and Acrobat applications up to date 
   with the latest enhancements and security fixes
Actions: Start a program - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe
Triggers: 
   At log on - At log on of any user - After triggered, repeat every 03:30:00 indefinitely
   Daily - At 11:00 AM every day - Trigger expires at 5/2/2027 12:05:00 PM.
Conditions: Start the task only if the computer is on AC power
History: 
   Error       16:55:49 Task Start Failed
   Warning     16:55:49 Launch condition not met, computer on battery
   ...
   Information 11:00:00 Task completed
   Information 11:00:00 Action completed
   Information 11:00:00 Created Task Process
   Information 11:00:00 Action Started
   Information 11:00:00 Task Started
   Information 11:00:00 Task Engine received message to start task
   Information 11:00:00 Task triggered on scheduler
   ...

Program file information about "AdobeARM.exe":

File name: AdobeARM.exe
File path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe
File size: 1156824 bytes
Last modified time: 10/21/2016 8:02:44 PM
File description: Adobe Reader and Acrobat Manager
File version: 1.824.20.5020
Company name: Adobe Systems Incorporated

"AdobeARM.exe", as part of Adobe Acrobat Reader, is scheduled to run daily to check Adobe server for latest updates.

It is recommended to disable "\Adobe Acrobat Update Task" as a scheduled task to keep your computer more secure and fast. You can visit Adobe Website yourself to look for updates.

 

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