Stop adobe cs4 updating
Again you need to create a file located at /Library/Preferences with the name com.adobe. You can usually get rid of Adobe Reader with little consequence, but if your job relies on other Adobe Creative Suite apps then it would not be a solution.
For what it’s worth, I love Photoshop and Illustrator and use both frequently, but I’m really not a fan of some of the stuff that Adobe is piling into the installs nowadays.
My PC’s mostly run Avast antivirus, going into the settings, there is an option to load Avast after all other windows services.
I recently purchased a new Yoga 2 Pro with a gorgeous 3200 x 1800 display.
Navigate to ...\Documents and Settings\[username]\Local Settings\Application Data\Adobe\Updater6 on Windows XP or ...\[username]\App Data\Local\Adobe\Updater6 on Vista and open Adobe Updater in Notepad.
If your computer is connected to the internet, then you can change the Adobe Updater preferences to not check for updates. To Change the Adobe Updater preferences, do the following: 1.
Have the app tell Windows that it is not DPI aware and let it scale everything properly.
(Granted, this is not the ideal solution, but it does make the apps usable again) Now comes the fun part.
Guess what Adobe, when I want to update my independently installed 3rd party software I will do it myself!
Don’t launch some program right after boot and have it take over my Mac!
In case you didn’t know, Adobe Update Manager starts itself automatically on system launch and takes over your Mac while it sorts out whatever it does that I don’t want it to do, it’s the very definition of annoying. Admin.plist in your ~/Library/Preferences/ which can be done in two different ways, through the Terminal with a defaults write command, or by manually creating the file with a text editor.