Important: If your PC is producing AdobeUpdateCheck.exe errors, you should check your Windows operating system immediately!

The file AdobeUpdateCheck.exe is part of the program Adobe Reader 8 from the manufacturer unknown. Its task: AdobeUpdateCheck.exe checks for updates for %product_name% over the Internet.
AdobeUpdateCheck.exe is normally found in the directory %programfiles%\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader. If the file is located in another folder, you may have selected this path when installing the software. Under certain circumstances, this can also be an indication of a virus.

How to fix AdobeUpdateCheck.exe errors

If Windows notifies you of AdobeUpdateCheck.exe errors, the cause may be the result of damaged or corrupted registry entries.
In most cases, it helps to check the Windows registry for AdobeUpdateCheck.exe errors!

If this does not fix AdobeUpdateCheck.exe errors, we recommend uninstalling the program using the Control Panel and then running a scan of the Windows registry again.

AdobeUpdateCheck.exe slows down my PC!

Programs and files can have a strong impact on the performance of a Windows operating system. In some cases, this also includes AdobeUpdateCheck.exe.
In case of doubt, you should uninstall the program in question.
If AdobeUpdateCheck.exe is in the Windows startup folder, it can slow down a PC. We recommend that you turn off the automatic startup of this program if you do not need this function.
Our advise: AVG TuneUp disables unnecessary startup programs and Windows applications thereby minimizing the load on your computer. The software also fixes AdobeUpdateCheck.exe errors!

Is AdobeUpdateCheck.exe harmful to my computer?

AdobeUpdateCheck.exe is considered to be trustworthy. If the file is not located in the standard path, this may indicate the presence of a virus. Scan your PC with an up-to-date virus scanner. We recommend using the free antivirus software AVG Anti-Virus Free.

All information about AdobeUpdateCheck.exe:

The following information about AdobeUpdateCheck.exe is available.
Product name: Adobe Reader 8
Process name: Update Checker
manufacturer: unknown
Website manufacturer: unknown
Standard path: %programfiles%\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader
Category: Online update program for Adobe Reader 8.
Assessment: trustworthy