How to Disable Adobe Auto-Update..

Satheesh C B | Friday, October 10, 2008 | 2 comments

Are you annoyed with Adobe auto-updater which is popping up and freezing the applications?You can completely disable the feature in the latest version of Adobe Acrobat reader 8.1, just follow the steps below to disable Adobe updater

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You need to uncheck  “Automatically check for Adobe update” & “Choose the applications to update”

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Another way to disable automatic updation : Run the following command from a Command Prompt. This will require admin access to the machine you are running this on, so if you are running Windows Vista you must use an elevated command prompt.

REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Adobe\Acrobat Reader\8.0\FeatureLockdown" /v bUpdater /d 0 /t REG_DWORD /f

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