How to delete Adobe Creative Cloud

Few people notice that when installing Adobe products such as Photoshop, Illustrator, … there will be cloud storage service is automatically installed on the system is Adobe Creative Cloud. This application will appear on the File Explorer navigation pane, and will automatically run in the system tray.

Although Adobe adds cloud storage solutions to its applications, in fact we will not need this application. When you have installed Google Drive, Dropbox, it is not necessary to add Adobe Creative Cloud. So how to remove Adobe Creative Cloud when installing Photoshop?

Instructions for removing Adobe Creative Cloud on Windows

Step 1:

To remove the Adobe Creative Cloud application, you first need to download the Adobe Creative Cloud removal application from Adobe under the link below.

The tool will be in the zip extension so after unpacking you have to unzip to use.

Step 2:

The Adobe applications you need to turn off completely on the system. Then go to the Uninstaller Uninstaller tool, and then click on the installation file.

Step 3:

On the screen, notifications will appear on the computer where the applications are using the Adobe Creative Cloud application, and deleting the app will affect those applications. Photoshop or Illustrator will not be able to save Adobe’s Creative Cloud file after uninstallation.

Click Uninstall button to agree to the removal of the Creative Cloud application. Once this process is complete, the user will receive a notification.

Step 4:

Next, we will need to completely remove the Adobe Creative Cloud application from File Explorer, in addition to deleting them in the system tray. Hit the Windows + R combination to open the Run window and enter regedit to access the Windows Registry.

Step 5:

Switch to the new interface, please follow the link below.

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerDesktopNameSpace

Then find the {0E270DAA-1BE6-48F2-AC49-960EE002A5DE} key and then right-click and select Delete to delete this key.

Open the File Explorer and you will notice that the Creative Cloud does not appear on the navigation pane. If the user reinstalls the Creative Cloud application, the corresponding key of the application is automatically created.

How to edit on the Registry Editor can also be applied to cases where users want to use Adobe Creative Cloud, but do not want to appear on the File Explorer. You do not need to remove the application but just follow the steps in the Windows Registry.

So, with the Creative Cloud Uninstaller tool from Adobe you can remove the Adobe Cloud Cloud storage application. If you want to use the service but do not need to display on the File Explorer then need to delete the key in the Windows Registry.