How to Remove Adobe Reader Update Check

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Adobe Reader is Adobe's free PDF file viewer. Adobe.com says that Adobe Reader is used to view, search, print and collaborate on Adobe PDF-formatted files. One of the features in Adobe Reader is the automatic updater, enabled by default when the program is installed. If you want to disable this feature, the setting can easily be removed.

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Open Adobe Reader by clicking on its desktop icon or selecting it from your Start menu.

  2. 2

    Select "Edit" from Adobe Reader's menu.

  3. 3

    Click "Preferences," located at the bottom of the "Edit" drop-down.

  4. 4

    Choose "Updater" from the menu on the left to open options specific to the Adobe updater.

  5. 5

    Select "Do not download or install updates automatically." Click "OK" to close the "Preferences" screen. Adobe Reader will no longer check for updates.

Tips and warnings

  • You can manually check for updates by selecting "Help" and then choosing "Check for updates."

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