Stop adobe reader from updating

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"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years.I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing.Malware Bytes: Download button top right - not anything else on the page)Install and Run the program but before doing its Scan go to "Settings Detection and Protection" and put a checkmark in "Scan for rootkits". Please copy/paste the logs on here because even if the symptoms are cured you are likely to still have things lurking around that require further cleaning. What is the make and model number of your computer?Can you try another monitor or an external monitor if it's a laptop.Is the left side of the desktop complete, in other words squashed to the left?

It might appear to have stopped at times or flash the screen but sit tight until it has finished. This sort of thing is usually hardware so it could be just coincidence.

In this article I will show you an easy way to disable automatic Adobe Reader XI updates from running per users requests.

You might still want to apply the updates to your network, but maybe you prefer doing it in a time frame you choose or want to test it before applying.

I found a few people on Twitter complaining about similar things.

@Curtin Oasis said “Currently issues with adobe reader crashing on lab computers.

The end result: surreptitious malware downloads to your computer.

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