AAMCustomHook.exe: How to Fix, Download, and Update

Last Updated: 05/06/2020
[Time Needed for Reading: ~4-6 minutes]

EXE files such as AAMCustomHook.exe are categorized as Win32 EXE (Executable application) files. As a Adobe Application Manager file, it was created for use in Adobe Application Manager by Adobe Systems Incorporated.

AAMCustomHook.exe was first developed on 04/07/2015 for the Windows 10 Operating System in Adobe Acrobat DC (not specified). The newest file release date for Adobe Captivate 2017 Release was 07/26/2017 [version 9.0.0.108]. AAMCustomHook.exe is packaged with Adobe Captivate 2017 Release, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 6.7 (CC 2015.7), and Adobe Premiere Pro CC 14.

Please continue reading to find your correct AAMCustomHook.exe file version download (free), detailed file information, and EXE file troubleshooting instructions.

File Analysis Provided by Jason Geater (Author)


Recommended Download: Fix AAMCustomHook.exe / Adobe Captivate-related registry issues with WinThruster.

Compatible with Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP and 2000

Average User Rating

 

Optional Offer for WinThruster by Solvusoft
| EULA | Privacy Policy | Terms | Uninstall


File Overview


General Information
File Name: AAMCustomHook.exe
File Extension: EXE file extension
Description: Adobe Application Manager
Object File Type: Executable application
File Operating System: Windows NT 32-bit
MIME Type: application/octet-stream
User Popularity Rating:
 
Developer and Software Information
Software Developer: Adobe Systems Incorporated
Software Program: Adobe Application Manager
Legal Copyright: Copyright 2011-2015 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.
File Details
Character Set: Unicode
Language Code: Unknown (4009)
File Flags: (none)
File Flags Mask: 0x003f
Entry Point: 0x12a31
Code Size: 178176


What are AAMCustomHook.exe Error Messages?


AAMCustomHook.exe Runtime Errors

Runtime errors are Adobe Captivate errors that occur during "runtime". Runtime is pretty self-explanatory; it means that these EXE errors are triggered when AAMCustomHook.exe is attempted to be loaded either when Adobe Captivate is starting up, or in some cases already running. Runtime errors are the most common form of EXE error you will encounter using Adobe Captivate.

In most cases, AAMCustomHook.exe runtime errors occurring while the program is running will result in the program terminating abnormally. Most of these AAMCustomHook.exe error messages mean that Adobe Captivate was either unable to locate this file on startup, or the file is corrupt, resulting in a prematurely-aborted startup process. Generally, Adobe Captivate will be unable to start without resolving these errors.

Some of the most common AAMCustomHook.exe errors include:

  • AAMCustomHook.exe - Bad Image.
  • AAMCustomHook.exe Application Error.
  • AAMCustomHook.exe could not be found.
  • AAMCustomHook.exe could not be installed.
  • AAMCustomHook.exe could not be launched. Class not registered.
  • AAMCustomHook.exe could not be started.
  • AAMCustomHook.exe failed to initialize properly.
  • AAMCustomHook.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
  • AAMCustomHook.exe is not a valid Win32 application.
  • AAMCustomHook.exe is not running.
  • Cannot find AAMCustomHook.exe.
  • Error starting program: AAMCustomHook.exe.
  • Faulting Application Path: AAMCustomHook.exe.
  • The file AAMCustomHook.exe is missing or corrupt.
  • Windows failed to start - AAMCustomHook.exe.
System Error


The program can’t start because AAMCustomHook.exe is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.

Thus, it's critical to make sure your anti-virus is kept up-to-date and scanning regularly.

Finding the source of the AAMCustomHook.exe error is key to properly resolving these errors. Although most of these EXE errors affecting AAMCustomHook.exe will happen during startup, occasionally you will encounter a runtime error while using Adobe Application Manager. This can occur due to poor programming on behalf of Adobe Systems Incorporated, conflicts with other software or 3rd-party plug-ins, or caused by damaged and outdated hardware. Also, these types of AAMCustomHook.exe errors can occur if it has been accidentally moved, deleted, or corrupted by a malware infection. Thus, it's critical to make sure your anti-virus is kept up-to-date and scanning regularly.



How to Fix AAMCustomHook.exe Errors in 3 Steps (Time to complete: ~5-15 minutes)

If you're encountering one of the error messages above, follow these troubleshooting steps to resolve your AAMCustomHook.exe issue. These troubleshooting steps are listed in the recommended order of execution.


Step 1: Restore your PC back to the latest restore point, "snapshot", or backup image before error occurred.

To begin System Restore (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10):

  1. Hit the Windows Start button
  2. When you see the search box, type "System Restore" and press "ENTER".
  3. In the search results, find and click System Restore.
  4. Please enter the administrator password (if applicable / prompted).
  5. Follow the steps in the System Restore Wizard to choose a relevant restore point.
  6. Restore your computer to that backup image.

If the Step 1 fails to resolve the AAMCustomHook.exe error, please proceed to the Step 2 below.

Step 2: If recently installed Adobe Captivate (or related software), uninstall then try reinstalling Adobe Captivate software.

You can uninstall Adobe Captivate software by following these instructions (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10):

  1. Hit the Windows Start button
  2. In the search box, type "Uninstall" and press "ENTER".
  3. In the search results, find and click "Add or Remove Programs"
  4. Find the entry for Adobe Captivate 2017 Release and click "Uninstall"
  5. Follow the prompts for uninstallation.

After the software has been fully uninstalled, restart your PC and reinstall Adobe Captivate software.

If this Step 2 fails as well, please proceed to the Step 3 below.

Adobe Captivate 2017 Release

Adobe Systems Incorporated

Step 3: Perform a Windows Update.

When the first two steps haven't solved your issue, it might be a good idea to run Windows Update. Many AAMCustomHook.exe error messages that are encountered can be contributed to an outdated Windows Operating System. To run Windows Update, please follow these easy steps:

  1. Hit the Windows Start button
  2. In the search box, type "Update" and press "ENTER".
  3. In the Windows Update dialog box, click "Check for Updates" (or similar button depending on your Windows version)
  4. If updates are available for download, click "Install Updates".
  5. After the update is completed, restart your PC.

If Windows Update failed to resolve the AAMCustomHook.exe error message, please proceed to next step. Please note that this final step is recommended for advanced PC users only.



If Those Steps Fail: Download and Replace Your AAMCustomHook.exe File (Caution: Advanced)

If none of the previous three troubleshooting steps have resolved your issue, you can try a more aggressive approach (Note: Not recommended for amateur PC users) by downloading and replacing your appropriate AAMCustomHook.exe file version. We maintain a comprehensive database of 100% malware-free AAMCustomHook.exe files for every applicable version of Adobe Captivate. Please follow the steps below to download and properly replace you file:

  1. Locate your Windows operating system version in the list of below "Download AAMCustomHook.exe Files".
  2. Click the appropriate "Download Now" button and download your Windows file version.
  3. Copy this file to the appropriate Adobe Captivate folder location:
    Windows 10: C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\OOBE\PDApp\core\
    Windows 10: C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\OOBE\PDApp\core\
    Windows 10: C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\OOBE\PDApp\core\
    Windows 10: C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\OOBE\PDApp\core\
    Windows 10: C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\OOBE\PDApp\core\
    Show 1 more directory +
    Windows 10: C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\OOBE\PDApp\core\
  4. Restart your computer.

If this final step has failed and you're still encountering the error, you're only remaining option is to do a clean installation of Windows 10.


GEEK TIP : We must emphasize that reinstalling Windows will be a very time-consuming and advanced task to resolve AAMCustomHook.exe problems. To avoid data loss, you must be sure that you have backed-up all of your important documents, pictures, software installers, and other personal data before beginning the process. If you are not currently backing up your data, you need to do so immediately.



Download AAMCustomHook.exe Files (Malware-Tested 100% Clean)


CAUTION : We strongly advise against downloading and copying AAMCustomHook.exe to your appropriate Windows system directory. Adobe Systems Incorporated typically does not release Adobe Captivate EXE files for download because they are bundled together inside of a software installer. The installer's task is to ensure that all correct verifications have been made before installing and placing AAMCustomHook.exe and all other EXE files for Adobe Captivate. An incorrectly installed EXE file may create system instability and could cause your program or operating system to stop functioning altogether. Proceed with caution.

Windows 10


Files Related to AAMCustomHook.exe


EXE Files Related to AAMCustomHook.exe

File Name Description Software Program (Version) File Size (bytes) File Location
AdobeIPCBrokerCustomHo... Adobe IPC Broker Custom Hook Adobe IPC Broker Custom Hook (5.1.0.60) 169120 C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\OOBE\...
jjs.exe Java(TM) Platform SE binary Java(TM) Platform SE 8 (8.0.25.18) 15784 C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Adobe Captivate 20...
PptxTest.exe Windows Executable Adobe Captivate 2017 Release 35952 C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Adobe Captivate 20...
AAM Updates Notifier.exe AAM Updates Notifier Application AAM Updates Notifier Application (9.0.0.108) 1006760 C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\OOBE\...
FileCoAuth.exe Microsoft OneDriveFile Co-Authoring Executable Microsoft OneDrive (19.222.1110.0006) 506216 C:\Users\Tester\AppData\Local\Microsoft\OneDriv...

Other Files Related to AAMCustomHook.exe

File Name Description Software Program (Version) File Size (bytes) File Location
Sessions.back.xml Extensible Markup Language Adobe Flash Player 32.0.0.255 5277233 C:\Windows\servicing\Sessions\
CBS.log Log Adobe Acrobat DC 2019.012.20034 9926890 C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\
CBS.log Log Adobe Audition CS6 CS6 1050582 C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\
CBS.log Log Adobe Shockwave Player 12.2.9.199 888581 C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\
setuperr.log Log Adobe Illustrator CC CC 2019 (23.1) 5179 C:\Windows\Panther\NewOs\Panther\


RocketPC

Optional Offer for WinThruster by Solvusoft | EULA | Privacy Policy | Terms | Uninstall


Browse Other File Extensions in Alphabetical Order :   # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

You are downloading trial software. The purchase of a one-year software subscription at the price of $39.95 USD is required to unlock all software features. Subscription auto-renews at the end of the term (Learn more). By clicking the "Start Download" button above and installing "Software", I acknowledge I have read and agree to the Solvusoft End User License Agreement and Privacy Policy.