How to Disable Adobe AcroTray.exe From Starting at Boot?

The Adobe Acrobat Distiller helper app is a part of the entire Adobe Acrobat suite. It is used for opening and converting PDF files to various formats. The application is automatically loaded at startup. If you want to disable Adobe AcroTray.exe from starting at boot, then follow the steps mentioned below.

Via Task Manager

You should follow the directions given below:

  1. Hold the ‘Ctrl + Alt + Del’ keys altogether over the keyboard and choose the Task Manager.
  2. Then move over to the tab of Startup by selecting the same.
  3. After that, locate the ‘AcroTray’ option and click on it.
  4. Now, select the button of Disable at the lower right side of the screen of Task Manager.
  5. Optionally, you can select Acrotray, right-click on it, and choose the Disable option.

Via System Configuration

You should follow the directions given below:

  1. Hold the Windows and R buttons to launch the Run prompt.
  2. Thereafter, input ‘msconfig’ into it and select the OK button.
  3. Then move over to the section of Startup.
  4. Later, find the AcroTray and untick the box beside it.
  5. Now, select the Apply and OK buttons.

Via Services

You should follow these steps given below:

  1. Hold the Windows and R buttons to launch the Run section.
  2. Then type ‘services.msc’ into it and select the OK button.
  3. Go to the Services screen and check these services: “Adobe Genuine Software Integrity” and “Adobe Acrobat Update Service.”
  4. You should select the ‘Adobe Acrobat Update Service’ option, right-click on it and then choose the Properties option.
  5. Beneath the General section, select the Manual option through the Startup Type drop-down menu.
  6. Later, select the button of Apply.
  7. Click on the OK button to apply the changes.

Uninstall the App Manually

You should follow the directions given below:

  1. Go to the Windows Search section.
  2. Then input the ‘control panel’ into it and select the OK button.
  3. Once you reach the Control Panel, select the Programs and Features option.
  4. Now, select the Adobe app and right-click on it.
  5.  Choose the ‘AcroTray service.’
  6. Click on the ‘Uninstall’ button.
  7. Now, follow the prompts on the screen.

The steps mentioned above will help you customize your Adobe service, and prevent it from booting at startup.

Devin Smith is a creative person who has been writing blogs and articles about cyber security and utility software programes. He writes about the latest updates regarding office.com/setup and how it can improve the work experience of users. His articles have been published in many popular e-magazines, blogs and websites.

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