What is SwitchBoard.exe?

SwitchBoard.exe is part of SBSV 2010/02/19-11:02:07 and developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated according to the SwitchBoard.exe version information.

SwitchBoard.exe's description is "SwitchBoard Server (32 bit)"

SwitchBoard.exe is usually located in the 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\SwitchBoard\' folder.

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about SwitchBoard.exe.

If you have additional information about the file, please share it with the FreeFixer users by posting a comment at the bottom of this page.

Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on SwitchBoard.exe:

Product nameSBSV 2010/02/19-11:02:07
Company nameAdobe Systems Incorporated
File descriptionSwitchBoard Server (32 bit)
Internal nameSwitchBoard
Original filenameSwitchBoard.exe
Legal copyrightc 2008-2009 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved.
Product version61.421671
File version2.0.13.7486

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Product nameSBSV 2010/02/19-11:02:07
Company nameAdobe Systems Incorporated
File descriptionSwitchBoard Server (32 bit)
Internal nameSwitchBoard
Original filenameSwitchBoard.exe
Legal copyrightc 2008-2009 Adobe Systems Incorporat..
Product version61.421671
File version2.0.13.7486

Digital signatures [?]

The verification of SwitchBoard.exe's digital signature failed.

Signer nameTest Signing Certificate
Certificate issuer nameTest Root Certificate for Adobe
Certificate serial number09

VirusTotal report

None of the 52 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the SwitchBoard.exe file.

None of the 52 anti-virus programs detected the SwitchBoard.exe file.

Filename variants

SwitchBoard.exe may also use other filenames. The most common variants are listed below:

Folder name variants

SwitchBoard.exe may also be located in other folders than C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\SwitchBoard\. The most common variants are listed below:

TCP/UDP Listening Ports [?]

SwitchBoard.exe has been reported to listen on the following TCP/UDP ports.

PortProtocol# Occurrences
3705TCP v41

Hashes [?]


Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to switchboard.exe:

switchboard.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

switchboard.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

SwitchBoard Server (32 bit) has stopped working.

End Program - switchboard.exe. This program is not responding.

switchboard.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

switchboard.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

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What did other users do?

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User vote results: There were 22 votes to remove and 26 votes to keep

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Malware or legitimate?

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Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

I'm reading all new comments so don't hesitate to post a question about the file. If I don't have the answer perhaps another user can help you.

Jeremiah writes

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Adobe Creative Suite CS5 Design Premium
Pasted directly from C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\SwitchBoard\switchboard.pdf

Adobe SwitchBoard 1.0
1. Overview
SwitchBoard makes it possible for AIR stand-alone applications to work with Creative Suite applications. The SwitchBoard installer will install two services onto your machine: SwitchBoard Service forwards messages between AIR and CS applications; and the SwitchBoardLauncher launches target applications when necessary. AIR developers only need to include a Flex library called SwitchBoard.swc to their projects in order to send and receive scripts to/from other CS applications.
SwitchBoard and the SwitchBoard Software Development Kit are available on Adobe Labs at:

# 23 Jun 2010, 5:40

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