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ARMUser (Windows Updates)

Specifies whether updates should be fully silent and automatic.


This preference category contains the following subfeature(s):

Update Automatically

See above.

Summary table
iDeclined Specifies whether the product should update automatically and silently.
Supported on WindowsSupported by AcrobatSupported by Adobe Reader
Data type integer: DWORD value > REG_DWORD
Default null
Version # 11.0.01
Path ARMUser
Summary Specifies whether the product should update automatically and silently.
Details At launch, an opt in dialog appears which allows the user to choose to update automatically and silently. The Opt-in dialog won't appear if any of below is true:
  • User has declined or accepted the dialog before (bDeclined = 1).
  • The updater preference is already set to "Automatically install updates".
  • The updater preference is set to "Do not download or install updates automatically".
  • bUpdater = 0.
  • A PDF was opened in browser.
  • Acrobat was launched standalone and no PDF was opened up within 30-40 seconds.
  • The user is a standard user with UAC off.
  • A modal dialog is open over Reader.
Possible values include:
  • 0: Do update automatically.
  • 1: Do not update automatically.