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Why does creative cloud run so many processes when no Adobe apps are running?

New Here ,
Jul 14, 2016 Jul 14, 2016

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I disabled all Sync features, and yet there are at least 8 processes running on my Mac related to Adobe.

I installed LightRoom and use it perhaps once a week—I want exactly 0 processes running from Adobe while I am not using the app.  Why is so much bloat included and which processes can be safely removed without rendering LightRoom inoperable?

Example processes:

  • Adobe Desktop Service
  • AdobeCRDaemon (2x)
  • AdobeIPCBroker
  • AdobeUpdateDaemon
  • CCLibrary
  • CCXProcess
  • Core Sync
  • Core Sync Helper
  • node
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Jul 14, 2016 Jul 14, 2016

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New Here ,
Jul 14, 2016 Jul 14, 2016

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Why would you move this?  This is related to Creative Cloud the application... and is specifically related to not wanting a bunch of processes running from that application.

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Apr 27, 2017 Apr 27, 2017

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no answer from stuff?

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Apr 21, 2018 Apr 21, 2018

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How do I remove all this CC crap on my Mac system? it's slowing my computer down.

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