What does the Adobelmsvc.exe file do?
The Adobelmsvc.exe process is also known as System Level Service Utility or, as the case may be, System Level Service Utilty and is a part of Adobe LM Service. This software is produced by Adobe Systems (www.adobe.com). An obsolete or defective version of Adobelmsvc.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- System Level service Utility has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- System Level service Utility has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Adobelmsvc.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module Adobelmsvc.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about Adobelmsvc.exe System Level service Utility
Adobelmsvc.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file Adobelmsvc.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files\Public Documents".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 72,704 bytes (50% of all these files), 68,096 bytes or, as the case may be, 69,632 bytes.
This Adobelmsvc program does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The Adobelmsvc file is not part of the Windows operating system. For this reason, 30% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
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 Adobelmsvc.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 Adobelmsvc?
|Adobelmsvc.exe related to Adobe Acrobat Services |
|with a bit of research, it seems that this is adobe activation spyware |
|It is an annoying, but somewhat necessary, activation/copy protection file that installs with Photoshop CS2. (further information...) |
|Intrusive Rights Management crap |
|This is Adobe's license management service that is used to make sure you are not using a pirated copy of their software. (further information...) |
Thomas Damgaard Nielsen
Summary: 5 users judge Adobelmsvc.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. However, 6 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 16 users have already deleted Adobelmsvc.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall Adobe LM Service
To remove System Level service Utility from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Adobe LM Service in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if Adobelmsvc.exe (System Level service Utility) 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 System Level service Utility. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for System Level service Utility 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 Adobelmsvc.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.