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What is reader_sl.exe? Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher?

Vendor:      Adobe Systems Incorporated
Product:     Adobe Acrobat
Vendor Website:      http://www.adobe.com/
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: Reader_sl.exe is part of Adobe Reader.
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"SpeedLauncher" loads part of Adobe Reader application, even if you are not using it, so, when the Adobe Reader is loaded it will be faster, however it will use resources like, memory, time processor, disc access, etc.
Not required for Adobe Reader to function properly.

reader_sl.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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reader_sl.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: 0.29%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 3 MB


Program Name MD5 Count
reader_sl.exe

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Info Signed Day Week Month Threat info
1 Status 0xc50e6795ec338910054195062ce51472 8/22/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
2 Status 0x6ffcaaa21282a3332e81e397db55dcd5 8/15/2018 0 0 265 Not Applicable
3 Status 0x9ebad72716607b72edee357da817b711 8/15/2018 0 0 348 Not Applicable
4 Status 0xf4fec311177c29bf7ff3a1b6002b3b64 8/15/2018 0 0 30 Not Applicable
5 Status 0x7d306366a07ae89b03d67ee98df1931b 8/15/2018 0 0 25 Not Applicable
6 Status 0x3facb1344ef3d8d7bee23e86b090929d 8/15/2018 0 0 691 Not Applicable
7 Status 0xf15dc73d3db203d8d98f3c5bfbdedd23 8/15/2018 0 0 5046 Not Applicable
8 Status 0x96655ea0176e90cfa9f6a149d6ec3b29 8/15/2018 0 0 31 Not Applicable
9 Status 0x1196380f7bc5a83193be66594193c20b 8/15/2018 0 0 61 Not Applicable
10 Status 0x81adbc4e31a721aef23251a952049ba2 8/15/2018 0 0 3 Not Applicable
11 Status 0x58b8702c20de211d1fcb248d2fdd71d1 8/15/2018 0 0 229 Not Applicable
12 Status 0xf4f7c86191a981c804326e2ef6f3604f 8/15/2018 0 0 163 Not Applicable
13 Status 0x6ba03b5af0b49bfefc5df84c8dbe5209 8/15/2018 0 0 58 Not Applicable
14 Status 0x3f7cd7873fa942c38f9831f286698414 8/15/2018 0 0 17537 Not Applicable
15 Status 0xa40c1e6f1dfaa74ae3cb7483b30e4468 8/15/2018 0 0 3 Not Applicable
16 Status 0x505f022493d471025add399a4162208b 8/15/2018 0 0 225 Not Applicable
17 Status 0x8a6683ac1dafa824615bb3857ef8c709 8/15/2018 0 0 39 Not Applicable
18 Status 0x54c88bfbd055621e2306534f445c0c8d 8/15/2018 0 0 117 Not Applicable
19 Status 0x466ce40eaa865752f4930a472563e4e1 8/15/2018 0 0 25 Not Applicable
20 Status 0xdeb88aef013dd1eefb462d7cad642166 8/15/2018 0 0 54 Not Applicable
21 Status 0x452fa961163ef4aee4815796a13ab2cf 8/15/2018 0 0 113 Not Applicable
22 Status 0x43362b96870ce8649f4f2ec893da93f0 8/15/2018 0 0 39 Not Applicable
23 Status 0xa32b25970003b6aba027eff8eeda12a3 8/15/2018 0 0 18 Not Applicable
24 Status 0xd0b23d1f0d1d730493cf89be5dcbbb4e 8/15/2018 0 0 1006659 Not Applicable
25 Status 0xd98e1ff14ce694382a50d9950318285d 8/15/2018 0 0 111 Not Applicable
26 Status 0x11e386f57cf6b3156bf7921758a656dc 8/15/2018 0 0 219 Not Applicable
27 Status 0x33e5a8fc8eb0ee42478f8538d0215d8f 8/14/2018 0 0 7 Not Applicable
28 Status 0x8b9145d229d4e89d15acb820d4a3a90f 8/14/2018 0 0 44 Not Applicable
29 Status 0xdfcb9ade94a4f8a7c42eef41101a30ad 8/14/2018 0 0 9 Not Applicable
30 Status 0xe595f220ed529885d8bc0ef42e455e4d 8/14/2018 0 0 12 Not Applicable
31 Status 0x0600cb2613bea0c6c0987b58d56d77b9 8/14/2018 0 0 9 Not Applicable
32 Status 0x3c6fa2f4d58611579b21798e0568f548 8/14/2018 0 0 45 Not Applicable
33 Status 0xc98ff6c440e8967251f59c7919b505a1 8/14/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable
34 Status 0x0c18568be622d14a796ac683b88425de 8/12/2018 0 0 17 Not Applicable
35 Status 0xa33452a42bdf214e7fc40cb470515605 8/12/2018 0 0 4 Not Applicable
36 Status 0xe66532fd491ad5604c36916715fba092 8/12/2018 0 0 4 Not Applicable
37 Status 0x07cdd5732a8a084ba8ec10287caddd36 8/12/2018 0 0 9 Not Applicable
38 Status 0x0bfe25805ba658c32ccda7b0c470c269 8/12/2018 0 0 13 Not Applicable
39 Status 0x392845e8d49b5f0e81aac4d795000a8c 8/12/2018 0 0 12 Not Applicable
40 Status 0x69b16c7b7746ba5c642fc05b3561fc73 8/12/2018 0 0 28 Not Applicable
41 Status 0x12673bcf7b32087df63f0cff550ea40b 8/11/2018 0 0 8 Not Applicable
42 Status 0x616fa62edcdd9638414ed26477fb9b5c 8/10/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable
43 Status 0x8eeef4c038a3ff7e56d47d9c0b912eac 8/10/2018 0 0 39 Not Applicable
44 Status 0x826ddbbca98f2e6cd1dfe33cef33994c 8/10/2018 0 0 39 Not Applicable
45 Status 0xe97140424c378acbd47df493a6ab7235 8/9/2018 0 0 7 Not Applicable
46 Status 0xc8841ef9357dd13468cdafc28bfbc86f 8/9/2018 0 0 8 Not Applicable
47 Status 0x504772fa655e179a4938d233875e22fb 8/9/2018 0 0 2 Not Applicable
48 Status 0x97b2bd91427697904373a6e1276a5d8b 8/8/2018 0 0 18 Not Applicable
49 Status 0x66d4456c920e21bd2188f8cc33680df5 8/6/2018 0 0 14 Not Applicable
50 Status 0x8fa3ec8680dbdd2b25ef4c0922d5bb91 8/2/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable
51 Status 0x07123e35ee1c1218bc00f63ad1533940 8/1/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable
52 Status 0xdafd156cd2b7736ca141ce33dd411b69 7/31/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable
53 Status 0x9d234d1d637ccf1d43d40d063a3ec75c 7/30/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable
54 Status 0x704b1891ded4d0383b06ebcfbf179732 7/27/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
55 Status 0x488dfca5bb51550681ae88ba7907ad7e 7/20/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
56 Status 0x9b51c67465c4676169fbb9a23c863d1b 7/1/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
57 Status 0xd9bdbae20755efdc41252d12b1965cde 6/25/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
58 Status 0x53369889cd16fcbcfabe98480a0c8342 6/23/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
59 Status 0xe28d00ec675f5f5a5a0555e7a4523a6e 6/20/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
60 Status 0xf91f52f4ea5d88dab6245682a16f3a72 6/19/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
61 Status 0x07b9233d1b5554a7f3f05aa36755a8e9 6/13/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
62 Status 0x304aa130141bf841a393edb846c625a3 5/29/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
63 Status 0xed207c0be48b4af5a25c2d4e4fe1b462 5/26/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
64 Status 0xe5ff4917fba6deeb9dbebbf5247f1828 4/30/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
65 Status 0x37bf603c3685289ca684c4d3400a9de7 4/4/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
66 Status 0x40babc30514967729a1fff95a116e911 4/3/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
67 Status 0x9d7cb86536ba20c6bad4605714618aff 3/11/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
68 Status 0x171d4f090647681b39beafb717636e96 3/4/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
69 Status 0x4477f502722c81ca8c2546ab28a472a6 1/31/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
70 Status 0xcc34f52d9da4daae436f98daa7347b7c 1/21/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
71 Status 0xe66fb3f827582087b5bd6b9a9d28971f 1/7/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
72 Status 0x62370e444799763e34dc1457a47a4b12 11/22/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
73 Status 0xfc7edbe0de15b6dfcc6f7dfac033b807 11/5/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
74 Status 0x69169586efad19f53c2012ffd8fdcf45 9/19/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
75 Status 0x006ecb0d953e9419cbc3d7ccb05eb1b2 8/17/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
76 Status 0xbf04e52e36230ccdad33c2724cb49b07 7/18/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
77 Status 0xd8152dd555441e438b1511994ad3415f 6/18/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
78 Status 0x20ddd455c2174f9824742e42c200d680 5/4/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
79 Status 0x80589f1e826a1ae6e76e09c10b50c3ed 4/30/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
80 Status 0x0a5c86885ab496ffc323cdaa7307e593 3/12/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
81 Status 0x1467ffa8d2c340517432f7acdfe1a8cb 1/10/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
82 Status 0xd93ba16baaf8eaa22340c2e3d3e1f70d 1/9/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
83 Status 0x3c84b09cbeb2ea1bd5420f4fd7678702 1/1/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
84 Status 0x628f50d6f106c4c5c02144e9bb67ed44 12/28/2016 0 0 0 Not Applicable
85 Status 0xa832bba5b10f64a2c4ee77b66acd4546 12/20/2016 0 0 0 Not Applicable
86 Status 0x00b399bd45fad0109ee945891dae5e38 11/11/2016 0 0 0 Not Applicable
87 Status 0x9be0fcd3ff668274bae50aadc377e406 11/2/2016 0 0 0 Not Applicable
88 Status 0xf1d3b506fa19b366134e7a78dd9705d1 10/12/2016 0 0 0 Not Applicable
89 Status 0x2ca626ce5a66c7c8580cfbe27164a1a7 10/9/2016 0 0 0 Not Applicable
90 Status 0x77f2676730779026646d24ab6036fdc8 9/23/2016 0 0 0 Not Applicable
91 Status 0xea4019a2433ff6c9ca4aaab77185b77f 9/8/2016 0 0 0 Not Applicable
92 Status 0xd99da013b1bad76d6dd16a1dd79fb59c 9/1/2016 0 0 0 Not Applicable
93 Status 0xd5b3aa0353d28af2d33309931070a032 7/28/2016 0 0 0 Not Applicable
94 Status 0x4d7e8368f9e64468ce424c81b914f6b1 7/3/2016 0 0 0 Not Applicable
95 Status 0x347a2521c110ac99985a84c6898235c4 6/23/2016 0 0 0 Not Applicable
96 Status 0x02ebf3a363f9f331cf1faf0c00f53eb9 5/4/2016 0 0 0 Not Applicable
97 Status 0x243d54e96554cfe180534938b765f0e1 1/15/2016 0 0 0 Not Applicable
98 Status 0x237945a149bf97254518b47d9586db45 11/29/2015 0 0 0 Not Applicable
99 Status 0x1f7dcd17d41635f087ba8132770ed301 4/1/2015 0 0 0 Win32.Looked.P (v)
100 Status 0xc402bb742374cc7eed6dd8b4a9a7a3c4 4/1/2015 0 0 0 Not Applicable

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0x69169586efad19f53c2012ffd8fdcf45 7/10/2017 7:43:00 PM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 0 KB
2 Status 0x392845e8d49b5f0e81aac4d795000a8c 7/12/2016 10:12:00 PM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 38 KB
3 Status 0x8b9145d229d4e89d15acb820d4a3a90f 2/15/2016 2:20:00 PM Unknown 8.0.0.0 Acrobat Reader 38 KB
4 Status 0x12673bcf7b32087df63f0cff550ea40b 12/29/2014 2:42:00 PM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 34 KB
5 Status 0x488dfca5bb51550681ae88ba7907ad7e 2/7/2012 9:09:00 AM Unknown 8.0.0.0 Acrobat Reader 39 KB
6 Status 0xdfcb9ade94a4f8a7c42eef41101a30ad 2/7/2012 4:51:00 AM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 29 KB
7 Status 0xc8841ef9357dd13468cdafc28bfbc86f 2/6/2012 10:09:00 PM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 0 KB
8 Status 0x826ddbbca98f2e6cd1dfe33cef33994c 2/6/2012 4:15:00 PM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 0 KB
9 Status 0xe284188c5cf416378cc740eb13059a50 2/4/2012 3:37:00 PM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 38 KB
10 Status 0xf91f52f4ea5d88dab6245682a16f3a72 1/30/2012 2:57:00 AM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 35 KB
11 Status 0x07b9233d1b5554a7f3f05aa36755a8e9 8/18/2011 11:27:00 AM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 39 KB
12 Status 0x02ebf3a363f9f331cf1faf0c00f53eb9 8/6/2011 11:00:00 AM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 0 KB
13 Status 0x8a6683ac1dafa824615bb3857ef8c709 6/6/2011 11:26:00 PM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 34 KB
14 Status 0x7ebac86f13f61d132126a8ea40e282ee 3/17/2011 7:40:00 PM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 39 KB
15 Status 0x69eca70152a56a2ab451ea940a0906c3 2/14/2011 10:45:00 PM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 114 KB
16 Status 0xf40210311450384e4d3bc718ee4d32e3 2/13/2011 4:21:00 PM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 107 KB
17 Status 0xe079513490c1da5b1516af9c0e97618f 1/20/2011 12:39:00 AM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 39 KB
18 Status 0x13fd2fb81b2afe813d45433058278c9a 12/30/2010 8:22:00 AM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 102 KB
19 Status 0x6ba8d3157c1621754045e5298e1228b4 9/27/2010 8:55:00 AM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 114 KB
20 Status 0x7b68a64b3d3430cd4add796588d77b98 9/21/2010 7:27:00 PM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 110 KB
21 Status 0xfd50bda244176721ea03d810443c5963 6/23/2010 2:58:00 PM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 49 KB
22 Status 0xcea6ed37689173ca373a4ce1a014b86d 5/13/2010 7:32:00 PM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 208 KB
23 Status 0x4e38f8fefebd11d9e8708d329749df89 5/9/2010 5:00:00 AM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 105 KB
24 Status 0xfb55b5f6f68f1c9a94026bcedc025200 5/4/2010 2:50:00 AM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 103 KB
25 Status 0x288e2ed01fe6fa7bd3ce59de59a27211 4/23/2010 3:42:00 AM Unknown Unknown Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher 111 KB


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