Tag: Group Policy Preferences

Disable Adobe Flash Updates with Group Policy

Like many other applications, Adobe Flash has built-in update functionality that checks for updates and will prompt the end user to install the update. Unfortunately, these updaters are not always smart enough to know whether or not the user has Admin rights. In a very small environment, this may not be a problem since users […]

Disable Adobe Acrobat X Updates with Group Policy

By default, an installation of Adobe Acrobat X will check for updates and then will prompt the end user to install the update whether or not the user has Admin rights. In a small environment, this may not be a problem, but in a larger environment, this can generate a lot of unnecessary support requests […]

Disable Adobe Reader X updates with Group Policy

By default, an installation of Adobe Reader X will check for updates and then will prompt the end user to install the update whether or not the user has Admin rights. In a small environment, this may not be a problem, but in a larger environment, this can generate a lot of unnecessary support requests […]

Disable Java updates with Group Policy

Please note:  This article was originally posted on February 6, 2012.  Translation: It’s old!  This article does not cover how to disable all update notifications, just the task tray notification that was common in 2012.  Oracle has changed Java’s update process to be more intrusive to encourage computer users to upgrade to the latest version.  And, […]

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