"acrotray.exe" Process on Windows 7

Q

What is the "acrotray.exe" process on windows 7? Is the "acrotray.exe" process a virus? Can I terminate the "acrotray.exe" process?

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A

"acrotray.exe" process represents "AcroTray" program.

"acrotray.exe" process is normally running under the parent process "Boot" as shown in the process tree below:

Boot
   acrotray

On the Processes tab of "Task Manager", "acrotray.exe" process may be listed as:

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
acrotray.exe              5,768 K   AcroTray

Additional information about "acrotray.exe" process:

Command line:
   "C:\local\Adobe\Acrobat 2015\Acrobat\AcroTray.exe" 

Programe file information:
   Name: acrotray.exe
   Location: C:\local\Adobe\Acrobat 2015\Acrobat\AcroTray.exe
   Description: AcroTray
   Version: 15.6.30033.133277
   Size: 1851040 bytes
   Last modified: 3/17/2015 3:17:22 AM
   Company Name: Adobe Systems Inc.
   
Some data files used:
C:\Windows
C:\Windows\SysWOW64

Some registry keys used:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS NT\CURRENTVERSION\Image File Execution Options
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\SESSION MANAGER
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\CustomLocale
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Adobe\Acrobat Reader\2015\Language\Next
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Adobe\PDF Admin Settings\ENU

Some DLL libraries used:
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\wow64.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\wow64win.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\wow64cpu.dll
C:\windows\SysWOW64\ntdll.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\kernel32.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\windows\SysWOW64\VERSION.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\msvcrt.dll

"acrotray.exe" process is not a virus. But you should terminate "acrotray.exe" process to improve system performance.

 

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