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What is acrotray.exe? Distiller Tray Icon?

Vendor:      adobe systems inc.
Product:     acrotray - adobe acrobat distiller helper application
Vendor Website:      http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobatstd/main.html
Last Seen by PC Pitstop:      No Data

Process is Bad PC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is bad.
Process is questionablePC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that the safety of this process is questionable.
Process is goodPC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is good.
Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: ACROTRAY.EXE is used to create Adobe PDF files using Distiller. Most people will seldom be creating PDFs, and do not need this program running constantly in the background. Instead, start Distiller manually just before you want to create a PDF.
Usually it will start automatically when needed.

acrotray.exe uses excessive system and memory resources with no corresponding benefit. Applications such as these should be disabled to improve overall system performance.


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acrotray.exe is a Microsoft or Windows process but some versions of this exe carry viruses.
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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 0.62%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 4 MB


Program Name MD5 Count
acrotray.exe

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Info Signed Day Week Month Threat info
1 Status 0x778615be018111f244f1618ebca97f54
File Date: 9/4/2014 7:51:00 AM
Typical Path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat 10.0\Acrobat\Acrotray.exe
"> 8/15/2018 0 0 23 Not Applicable 2 Status 0x0ed04faa4dc1974fe669ab3a945cba04 File Date: 5/11/2013 6:38:00 AMTypical Path: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 11.0\Acrobat\Acrotray.exe"> 8/15/2018 0 0 22 Not Applicable 3 Status 0x4281bf9b8fd5f888e0671ef389dc1c8f File Date: 12/3/2014 1:32:00 AMTypical Path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat 11.0\Acrobat\Acrotray.exe"> 8/15/2018 0 0 22 Not Applicable 4 Status 0x58cf2f32d0f35337f338714eface3c36 File Date: 12/3/2014 12:07:00 PMTypical Path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat 10.0\Acrobat\Acrotray.exe"> 8/15/2018 0 0 25 Not Applicable 5 Status 0x82c264ddf53d18f940a07ea91d8ffb01 File Date: 9/5/2013 9:04:00 AMTypical Path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat 11.0\Acrobat\Acrotray.exe"> 8/15/2018 0 0 17 Not Applicable 6 Status 0x4c140cbbdb08e66967b04259050884f8 8/15/2018 0 0 1819 Not Applicable 7 Status 0xe004a6ee5a0d71f18d07e7874c8c883f 8/15/2018 0 0 8 Not Applicable 8 Status 0xb85d41c1fa947398d253f7d4c74ee517 8/15/2018 0 0 24 Not Applicable 9 Status 0x363c8f7eb51b14957ca84cd3751c1749 File Date: 12/18/2013 12:43:00 PMTypical Path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat 10.0\Acrobat\Acrotray.exe"> 8/15/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable 10 Status 0x54af0144a8368f03b20a11d300795333 8/15/2018 0 0 80 Not Applicable 11 Status 0xa4cec6ddcf0d1e7f900f8d09abe762c2 8/15/2018 0 0 15 Not Applicable 12 Status 0x18a7d576c182e67f73db5e0e7ad284ec 8/15/2018 0 0 40 Not Applicable 13 Status 0xaa21c527c76cd610b9f92ca7ab4c8837 8/15/2018 0 0 38 Not Applicable 14 Status 0x53c3dff8527e91787533d3faf38d0a93 8/15/2018 0 0 6 Not Applicable 15 Status 0xfa527b20a81462b981f8e3d030e9739a 8/15/2018 0 0 330 Not Applicable 16 Status 0xa21e70b4f972ca396a80013d0d436350 8/15/2018 0 0 47 Not Applicable 17 Status 0x4d042b1f1375cf371afbe0e0276ba627 8/15/2018 0 0 247 Not Applicable 18 Status 0xb985665b63e92d8df8859eae21e7b52f 8/15/2018 0 0 38 Not Applicable 19 Status 0x0e6e43d31ac16bcf682eb5f63178c492 8/15/2018 0 0 88 Not Applicable 20 Status 0xa3a82800ff19b26b94d2327a2f11067e 8/15/2018 0 0 268 Not Applicable 21 Status 0x21189b8f2d747b6981a54d5c5d554c8e 8/15/2018 0 0 121 Not Applicable 22 Status 0x78bfe3201ada2fe02d1e35d2488e5f55 8/15/2018 0 0 308 Not Applicable 23 Status 0xcfe5228556c93d03d6753e7953ccd4a9 8/15/2018 0 0 135 Not Applicable 24 Status 0x7c2c6a539b96191f81fd58d856383a9f 8/15/2018 0 0 22 Not Applicable 25 Status 0xf9932c3c8f1c78738f27eb6360acf681 8/15/2018 0 0 10 Not Applicable 26 Status 0xb27fcdf3e7be545f83f72c5474913dae 8/15/2018 0 0 46 Not Applicable 27 Status 0xc213b43ab4018b2fbded32c8ec31cdae 8/15/2018 0 0 60 Not Applicable 28 Status 0x0fe0edf01cea3beb2e65a904bb87525e 8/15/2018 0 0 1276 Not Applicable 29 Status 0xfbd06a45db2d543efd932768029ec5f2 8/15/2018 0 0 52 Not Applicable 30 Status 0xa1ed44dabcd252b95cd09487b65f734c 8/15/2018 0 0 13 Not Applicable 31 Status 0xa122681d5d9aef04fc069ecd45ab771b 8/15/2018 0 0 92 Not Applicable 32 Status 0x74fb55079fab617ce61fbe8a53278d9e 8/15/2018 0 0 50 Not Applicable 33 Status 0x7a9b159bca192e6869290a48ee8557d2 8/15/2018 0 0 14 Not Applicable 34 Status 0x308b9171d80a458398e8d5e960aa1e82 8/15/2018 0 0 10 Not Applicable 35 Status 0xd97425c23f8fe3d58dd7abd357bbc424 8/15/2018 0 0 23 Not Applicable 36 Status 0x2e156fea6fa4f462f39f6aa86e03a269 8/15/2018 0 0 19 Not Applicable 37 Status 0x16aedbebd92d1ecba79bceb09ed90f32 8/15/2018 0 0 51 Not Applicable 38 Status 0x29151fc41a2294d27d2dd851d4710bf1 8/15/2018 0 0 23 Not Applicable 39 Status 0x06c38776db33dd33a9063e8298ff2f9c 8/15/2018 0 0 23 Not Applicable 40 Status 0x880798f61d6faa41556ce9fa25e146f5 8/15/2018 0 0 15 Not Applicable 41 Status 0xb41d1bdb8673873ab25b7540e9b433f1 8/15/2018 0 0 476 Not Applicable 42 Status 0xe0df6506c36aa207f41efed13d876d83 File Date: 10/1/2016 7:11:00 AMTypical Path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat 11.0\Acrobat\Acrotray.exe"> 8/15/2018 0 0 14 Not Applicable 43 Status 0x6740f3f722b70abae95753311e600d9e File Date: 9/12/2014 10:44:00 AMTypical Path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat 11.0\Acrobat\Acrotray.exe"> 8/15/2018 0 0 52 Not Applicable 44 Status 0x503c2e09c6afefd43f8133e1614191db File Date: 12/17/2015 5:27:00 PMTypical Path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat 11.0\Acrobat\Acrotray.exe"> 8/15/2018 0 0 27 Not Applicable 45 Status 0x2666386feb8be321fba7bee20e7007d3 File Date: 4/30/2015 7:16:00 AMTypical Path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat 10.0\Acrobat\Acrotray.exe"> 8/15/2018 0 0 5 Not Applicable 46 Status 0xe2cb8918f91d39e24c4a488ed9f22325 8/15/2018 0 0 44 Not Applicable 47 Status 0x7d440284cd74304f6fe7a40d76789d93 8/15/2018 0 0 24 Not Applicable 48 Status 0x59accf8d007b51b7e4488c388aa673d3 File Date: 12/17/2016 3:16:00 PMTypical Path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat 11.0\Acrobat\Acrotray.exe"> 8/15/2018 0 0 57 Not Applicable 49 Status 0x0502f5fb0731b5afc694f3eb683dfe97 File Date: 12/18/2012 2:09:00 PMTypical Path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat 11.0\Acrobat\Acrotray.exe"> 8/15/2018 0 0 20 Not Applicable 50 Status 0x612354d351683c76c5728a5a9a858090 8/15/2018 0 0 72 Not Applicable 51 Status 0xaea9e9781a10a33f1866c8bde3789b2b File Date: 3/28/2017 10:25:00 AMTypical Path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat 11.0\Acrobat\Acrotray.exe"> 8/15/2018 0 0 103 Not Applicable 52 Status 0x862342aff479764742bc510b0ac4b0cc 8/15/2018 0 0 13 Not Applicable 53 Status 0xc4b1d6dcf8ee07e693ae8c51307e738b 8/15/2018 0 0 15 Not Applicable 54 Status 0x77e28a74b3b3f10a0e94a95b28dee3b1 8/15/2018 0 0 26 Not Applicable 55 Status 0x7f4d9442912ddfad8f272ee4dfa7b5a1 File Date: 7/27/2017 12:29:00 AMTypical Path: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 11.0\Acrobat\Acrotray.exe"> 8/15/2018 0 0 31 Not Applicable 56 Status 0x951edbaa60642d10576de92ec696f326 8/15/2018 0 0 22 Not Applicable 57 Status 0x5248091fd705c6ea3d0e3d072c8840bc 8/15/2018 0 0 83 Not Applicable 58 Status 0xf87d2f10d267b0c626bacc3f01451aa6 8/15/2018 0 0 25 Not Applicable 59 Status 0x211831ef38102cdbc816ab4e6036a5b1 File Date: 11/1/2017 10:27:00 AMTypical Path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat 11.0\Acrobat\Acrotray.exe"> 8/15/2018 0 0 1625 Not Applicable 60 Status 0x377d060b332a48460589ff63ccd322af 8/15/2018 0 0 43 Not Applicable 61 Status 0x6bb8487376619a054377dcb8d04a3935 8/15/2018 0 0 135 Not Applicable 62 Status 0xf2d564f04f810d8b3bd546cc2e5e42f2 8/15/2018 0 0 221 Not Applicable 63 Status 0xcdbb92bdef01bd1b698caae067c5d85d 8/15/2018 0 0 21 Not Applicable 64 Status 0xba326dddd9213dfd1c8344938e3e0ff9 8/15/2018 0 0 33 Not Applicable 65 Status 0xfe850a0449c93166b64a4761f79e430f 8/15/2018 0 0 15046 Not Applicable 66 Status 0xd75e9081a5fd89b473b8a3150f3e2799 8/15/2018 0 0 1962 Not Applicable 67 Status 0xb3760042c8e1a52eb43ccff07da0a815 8/15/2018 0 0 1059 Not Applicable 68 Status 0x135a268a4a4593448a63c75753a9bf67 8/15/2018 0 0 127 Not Applicable 69 Status 0x36242065b9cda8108833234bb560eb20 8/14/2018 0 0 2 Not Applicable 70 Status 0x57af9f47253e53e94d22c790fa5d6024 8/14/2018 0 0 14 Not Applicable 71 Status 0x6740051c97b30cf7267fae2d109f5394 8/14/2018 0 0 9 Not Applicable 72 Status 0xa21dd6353dbdb9bbb7f50671f636abeb 8/14/2018 0 0 3 Not Applicable 73 Status 0x674cd155abee234a0a172cd97ef754d8 8/14/2018 0 0 4 Not Applicable 74 Status 0xef0df7c71c25793a156dc370d552903f 8/14/2018 0 0 28 Not Applicable 75 Status 0xa0b2261f526d57b706eb190d55217265 8/14/2018 0 0 2 Not Applicable 76 Status 0x49b3e72774491b0be21ea68fa9ad5e6a 8/14/2018 0 0 20 Not Applicable 77 Status 0xfd693d18ae6b4d19f3ed43c2480cb6d3 File Date: 5/1/2015 2:11:00 PMTypical Path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat 11.0\Acrobat\Acrotray.exe"> 8/14/2018 0 0 3 Not Applicable 78 Status 0x401790806afe1e9217bdb6e32beb4005 File Date: 6/29/2015 8:43:00 AMTypical Path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat 11.0\Acrobat\Acrotray.exe"> 8/12/2018 0 0 11 Not Applicable 79 Status 0x4a0bbdf88636f2ef08420bdcd343d286 8/12/2018 0 0 13 Not Applicable 80 Status 0xb5475b56f11bed65aa469acabd5dc417 8/10/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable 81 Status 0x6c79c1fb9b24c63b89328bee6f4237ba 8/10/2018 0 0 13 Not Applicable 82 Status 0x3bc50c3ecbc3838483293deddb9aa28a 8/9/2018 0 0 19 Not Applicable 83 Status 0x2a86dc6ded9e19c5cffd6628a3555cd0 8/9/2018 0 0 5 Not Applicable 84 Status 0x7939348d0d83ba7cf36a24d65703e19b 8/9/2018 0 0 5 Not Applicable 85 Status 0x5369a26e89c68e9420ae9b9cc6305834 8/8/2018 0 0 25 Not Applicable 86 Status 0x0b23b1bfdb86d7a09d2823d4e61de87f 8/8/2018 0 0 8 Not Applicable 87 Status 0x267d2fe27a1587baaad82090772655e4 8/7/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable 88 Status 0xf58c188993c1eeea643f39e1b67c8932 8/7/2018 0 0 8 Not Applicable 89 Status 0x61c615ee47ce5c6f7bb3257b1734ef55 8/7/2018 0 0 4 Not Applicable 90 Status 0xff1a5926533a19bf20018bb175e6df6c 8/7/2018 0 0 6 Not Applicable 91 Status 0x7c6bd05349361347d53c020984a4ef7f 8/6/2018 0 0 5 Not Applicable 92 Status 0x68a95567f51d0d94e6fcdaafa77995b9 8/4/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable 93 Status 0xb16c41bcc4c5bc3cf7faf9cd11abe696 8/3/2018 0 0 6 Not Applicable 94 Status 0xfc384c218462c215d7863928d733357e 8/3/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable 95 Status 0x16ba48f34037a162d87e6ac0e963dd13 8/1/2018 0 0 2 Not Applicable 96 Status 0x61cab7f62cc5444a6c6da7691b65f3cb 7/31/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable 97 Status 0xe3ccee73544adb46c9e3467d4976dcf8 7/31/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable 98 Status 0xfad8bdd26ec67c563cb15140237ea07c File Date: 12/18/2012 9:28:00 AMTypical Path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat 10.0\Acrobat\Acrotray.exe"> 7/29/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable 99 Status 0x5a54ee2599d3c9a5127338f897d7c18e 7/27/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable 100 Status 0x6375de856797cb3cc669e45a40926d80 File Date: 6/14/2011 4:23:00 AMTypical Path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat 10.0\Acrobat\Acrotray.exe"> 7/27/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0xfbd06a45db2d543efd932768029ec5f2 2/1/2019 12:19:00 AM Unknown 6.0.1.2004121400 Distiller Tray Icon 472 KB
2 Status 0xcfe5228556c93d03d6753e7953ccd4a9 12/3/2018 3:23:00 PM Unknown 6.0.1.2003102300 Distiller Tray Icon 212 KB
3 Status 0xb985665b63e92d8df8859eae21e7b52f 7/24/2018 1:46:00 PM Unknown Unknown Distiller Tray Icon 472 KB
4 Status 0x21189b8f2d747b6981a54d5c5d554c8e 6/29/2018 12:20:00 PM Unknown 5, 0, 0, 0 Distiller Tray Icon 80 KB
5 Status 0x78bfe3201ada2fe02d1e35d2488e5f55 6/21/2018 5:35:00 PM Unknown 6.0.0.2003051500 Distiller Tray Icon 212 KB
6 Status 0x78ff388fd58ce0bae1f7c9670f5473c1 3/11/2017 8:06:00 PM Unknown 7.0.7.2006011200 Distiller Tray Icon 472 KB
7 Status 0x61c615ee47ce5c6f7bb3257b1734ef55 2/13/2016 4:54:00 PM Unknown 6.0.0.2003073000 Distiller Tray Icon 212 KB
8 Status 0x0e6e43d31ac16bcf682eb5f63178c492 10/25/2015 3:47:00 PM Unknown 5, 0, 0, 0 Distiller Tray Icon 48 KB
9 Status 0xbd99953b6f8b36862b5b86c2fe39a8a3 4/11/2015 4:04:00 AM Unknown 7.0.1.2005092300 Distiller Tray Icon 472 KB
10 Status 0x102b0dc83d1038c7d249fd09c8dd7185 7/15/2014 4:16:00 PM Unknown 6.0.1.2005030300 Distiller Tray Icon 472 KB
11 Status 0x3f976a26b4faf82cd94db3b0f3c530d6 11/15/2013 1:40:00 PM Unknown Unknown Distiller Tray Icon 1336 KB
12 Status 0x267d2fe27a1587baaad82090772655e4 2/8/2012 12:24:00 AM Unknown Unknown Distiller Tray Icon 0 KB
13 Status 0x2ef0fa667678d1c3ca70c1e643352461 2/5/2012 10:11:00 PM Unknown Unknown Distiller Tray Icon 625 KB
14 Status 0x5369a26e89c68e9420ae9b9cc6305834 2/3/2012 3:07:00 PM Unknown 8.1.2.2008011100 Distiller Tray Icon 609 KB
15 Status 0x16ba48f34037a162d87e6ac0e963dd13 1/27/2012 7:21:00 PM Unknown Unknown Distiller Tray Icon 2835 KB
16 Status 0x3cb957493d0f2b26ab7ad10e50b1a498 1/25/2012 8:57:00 PM Unknown Unknown Distiller Tray Icon 0 KB
17 Status 0xc88b2ba97abfecc12bbae666868ce537 1/14/2012 7:03:00 PM Unknown Unknown Distiller Tray Icon 0 KB
18 Status 0x6c79c1fb9b24c63b89328bee6f4237ba 9/11/2011 10:32:00 AM Unknown Unknown Distiller Tray Icon 625 KB
19 Status 0x3f714d48a7b56cc07c61a2ed63c5384f 9/1/2011 8:09:00 PM Unknown Unknown Distiller Tray Icon 609 KB
20 Status 0xef0df7c71c25793a156dc370d552903f 8/30/2011 8:53:00 PM Unknown 6.0.0.2003040700 Distiller Tray Icon 212 KB
21 Status 0x0f5419785091bf0b3169950d17df5460 2/21/2011 7:04:00 PM Unknown 7.0.1.2005072800 Distiller Tray Icon 472 KB
22 Status 0x69cdd4e16bd1a7be1522255656900807 12/7/2010 8:27:00 PM Unknown Unknown Distiller Tray Icon 609 KB
23 Status 0x1fd8337d9e40d962e3e4764f9e853656 7/14/2010 8:16:00 AM Unknown 5, 0, 0, 0 Distiller Tray Icon 80 KB
24 Status 0x31e1cf45b5513f12e5989842648d0351 6/29/2010 4:30:00 AM Unknown Unknown Distiller Tray Icon 472 KB
25 Status 0x3292314e0a5692d40a66ce0c1052a25f 5/31/2010 10:43:00 AM Unknown Unknown Distiller Tray Icon 472 KB

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0x68a95567f51d0d94e6fcdaafa77995b9 7/8/2015 8:04:00 PM Unknown Distiller Tray Icon 42 KB
2 Status 0x7c6bd05349361347d53c020984a4ef7f 1/27/2012 4:06:00 AM Unknown Distiller Tray Icon 42 KB
3 Status 0xd20ad17a99b653233163d8d4f6c1df2a 3/15/2011 12:51:00 PM Unknown 6.0.0.0 Distiller Tray Icon 212 KB
4 Status 0xa13f8db0f002c3c68583566ddc29a5ad 1/24/2011 7:31:00 PM Unknown Unknown Distiller Tray Icon 37 KB
5 Status 0xfd5cc2461987ba223501c3ec60fbfd2e 3/26/2010 2:10:00 PM Unknown Distiller Tray Icon 42 KB
6 Status 0x5b8e67748e11d28831fe1093957089e2 3/21/2009 5:43:00 PM Unknown 6.0.0.0 Distiller Tray Icon 212 KB
7 Status 0x63d990d093eff80ef1c6f69c57fc58a7 4/10/2008 11:56:00 AM Unknown Unknown Distiller Tray Icon 484 KB
8 Status 0xac5871b827672d2917123783151f6c2a 3/26/2008 6:30:00 AM Unknown Unknown Distiller Tray Icon 216 KB
9 Status 0x87a17eddd03636d0dc0e818b2fa6295c 12/31/2007 Unknown 5, 0, 0, 0 Distiller Tray Icon 225 KB
10 Status 0x3883d28140574acb5c006e5ecfa881c0 12/31/2007 Unknown 6.0.0.2003031900 Distiller Tray Icon 212 KB
11 Status 0x7dfdf1799ad51081a5ba7432c347b2fb 12/31/2007 Unknown 8.0.0.2006102200 Distiller Tray Icon 608 KB
12 Status 0x66a64adeccaf0d9c89451ffa405d6620 12/31/2007 Unknown 8.0.0.2006102200 Distiller Tray Icon 952 KB
13 Status 0xa4aeb62a01516d8ddd0de5b7edea35df 12/31/2007 Unknown 6.0.0.2003051500 Distiller Tray Icon 216 KB
14 Status 0xd0c93ff20e7aea4aceec70521830d252 12/31/2007 Unknown 6.0.1.2004121400 Distiller Tray Icon 492 KB
15 Status 0xf7768627410a18e68f28d9b2df900f9e 12/31/2007 Unknown 8.1.0.2007051000 Distiller Tray Icon 946 KB
16 Status 0xe219b6c4ecf53a6bad0a01f106e04d23 12/31/2007 Unknown 6.0.1.2004121400 Distiller Tray Icon 803 KB
17 Status 0x472451831ea98381a3d16ab248c3ccad 12/31/2007 Unknown 6.0.1.2003102300 Distiller Tray Icon 212 KB