What is Adobe Patch Files?

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Overview

Adobe Patch Files is published by Adobe. You can find out more about Adobe Patch Files at its official website or at Adobe's website.


How do I clean Adobe Patch Files?

Adobe Patch Files may store excess, temporary data on your computer that can take up valuable space. It may also store private data such as passwords or browsing history in the registry or on the file system. The easiest way to erase this data is by downloading AppCleaner, it is 100% free and about 1MB in size. A portable version is also available.

Clean Adobe Patch Files
with AppCleaner

If you want to clean Adobe Patch Files manually, you can follow the steps outlined below. There is one location in the file system where Adobe Patch Files stores data that can be cleaned.

Files

To clean your file system from files stored by Adobe Patch Files and to gain free disk space, examine the following file system location. First of all, open a command prompt window:

  • Hit the Windows key , usually located in the lower left of your keyboard between the Ctrl and Alt keys.
  • Windows XP/Vista/7: Click Run...
  • Type cmd
  • Hit Enter

Now list all the files stored by Adobe Patch Files that can be cleaned:

  1. Type dir %ProgramFiles%\Adobe\Adobe\AdobePatchFiles
    • On 64-Bit also: Type dir %ProgramFiles(x86)%\Adobe\Adobe\AdobePatchFiles

Once you have identified the files stored by Adobe Patch Files that you want to clean, delete them using the del command or Windows Explorer.

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