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What does the Adobe CEF Helper.exe file do?

The Adobe CEF Helper.exe process is also known as Adobe CEF Helper and is a part of Adobe Photoshop (Version CS6) or, as the case may be, Adobe Dreamweaver (Version CS6). This software is produced by Adobe Systems (www.adobe.com). An obsolete or defective version of Adobe CEF Helper.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about Adobe CEF Helper.exe Adobe CEF Helper

Adobe CEF Helper.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Adobe CEF Helper.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files\Public Documents". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 398,288 bytes (21% of all these files), 397,920 bytes as well as 8 other variants.
The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. The application does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. This file is no part of Microsoft Windows. It contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. Adobe CEF Helper.exe is capable of supervise programs. For this reason, 29% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

A Adobe CEF Helper.exe file has a 30% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". In this case, the file size is usually 490,160 bytes (70% of all these files), 395,120 bytes or, as the case may be, 419,704 bytes. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The Adobe CEF Helper file is not part of the Windows operating system.

If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves Adobe CEF Helper.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.

What do other computer users say about Adobe CEF Helper?

The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.

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How to uninstall Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Dreamweaver

To remove Adobe CEF Helper from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Dreamweaver in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if Adobe CEF Helper.exe (Adobe CEF Helper) was uninstalled cleanly

After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Adobe CEF Helper. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Adobe CEF Helper or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.

What to do if a program does not uninstall

The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.

Last but not least

If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or Adobe CEF Helper.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.

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