Adobe Acrobat Speed Launch – READER_SL.EXE
Reader_sl.exe installs with Adobe Acrobat reader 7 or later as its "speed launch" utility. This file runs on system setup and pre-loads the acrobat reader so that it will launch more quickly when needed. The Acrobat Reader can be used to read Adobe Acrobat .PDF format files. The program also installs a browser helper object that let's you view PDF files within your browser window. With all the .PDF formatted files on the web these days, you may like the idea of the pre-loader but don't want it to slow down your system boot. If so, consider moving it from your Startup Programs to your Delayed Startup Programs using WinPatrol. If you don't want to use the pre-loader at all, reader_sl.exe can be disabled or removed from your Startup Programs using WinPatrol.
For more information or to download the latest version of the Acrobat Reader, visit http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html.
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