Adobe Acrobat Disable Auto Update Message

New Contributor

Does anyone have a script I can send out so Adobe products specifically
Acrobat doesn't prompt the users that a update is available?

Patrick Bachuwa
Desktop Engineering Applications Sears Holdings Corporation
Michigan Campus
3000 W. 14 Mile Road
Royal Oak, MI 48073-1717
Phone: 248 637-0350


New Contributor II

we don't use a script necessarily... but we accomplish this a different way.
We package up the Acrobat preferences as their own .dmg and FEU and FUT with that setting in the prefs.

ben janowski
Senior Macintosh Support Technician
Kohl's Mac Support Team
262.703.1396 | benjamin.janowski at

Contributor III

We end up doing it this same way. We preconfigure the users settings with an FEU and FUT pack. Sucks, but it is what it is. I have yet to escape the making of some form of this page for different things with Acrobat Pro and Reader.

Craig E


Looks like there is an easy way:

I am testing a simple deployment of com.adobe.Acrobat.Pro.plist with:

<dict> <key>11</key> <dict> <key>FeatureLockdown</key> <dict> <key>bUpdater</key> <false/> </dict> </dict> </dict>

To: <machine root>/Library/Preferences.

I will post back in a day or two.