What does the CEPServiceManager.exe file do?
The CEPServiceManager.exe process is also known as Adobe CEP Service Manager and is a part of Adobe CEP Service Manager. This software is produced by Adobe Systems (www.adobe.com). An obsolete or defective version of CEPServiceManager.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Adobe CEP service Manager has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Adobe CEP service Manager 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)
- CEPServiceManager.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module CEPServiceManager.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about CEPServiceManager.exe Adobe CEP service Manager
CEPServiceManager.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. CEPServiceManager.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files\Public Documents".
The file size is 1,039,248 bytes.
The original file is digitally signed. Check your file. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. This file is no part of Microsoft Windows. This CEPServiceManager program is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). For this reason, 8% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A CEPServiceManager.exe file has a 56% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME". In this case, the file size is usually 17,408 bytes. This file contains no information about the producer or the version. This CEPServiceManager program does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. This file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. CEPServiceManager.exe appears to be a file that was compressed by an EXE-Packer. This technique is often used by trojans to keep the file size small and also hamper debugging efforts. However, this in itself is not sufficient reason to presume malicious intent, since even well-intentioned, professional software producers take advantage of compressed files.
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 CEPServiceManager.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 CEPServiceManager?
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 CEP Service Manager
To remove Adobe CEP service Manager from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for Adobe CEP Service Manager in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if CEPServiceManager.exe (Adobe CEP service Manager) 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 CEP service Manager. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Adobe CEP service Manager 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 CEPServiceManager.exe is causing problems for you, a good Registry Cleaner 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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