Enterprise Toolkit Windows Registry Reference

AdobeViewer (PDF Viewer Settings)


This preference category contains the following subfeature(s):

EULA acceptance

Note that registry preferences have limited options, especially for Acrobat or for machine-level configuration. Therefore, the recommendations are as follows:

  • Reader (per user): Set the registry preference EULA.
  • Reader (all users): Use the Wizard or the EULA_ACCEPT property.
  • Acrobat (per user): Can only accept the EULA for the browser plugin via EULAAcceptedForBrowser.
  • Acrobat (all users): Use the Wizard or the EULA_ACCEPT property.

Summary table
EULA For Reader, indicates whether the end user license agreement has been accepted by the end user (Reader only).
EULAAcceptedForBrowser For Acrobat, caches whether the user has accepted the end user license agreement for the browser-based EULA (Acrobat only).
Supported on WindowsSupported on MacSupported by Acrobat
Data type boolean: DWORD value > REG_DWORD
Default 0
Version # 7.x+
HKCU Path AdobeViewer
HKLM Path Not lockable
Summary For Acrobat, caches whether the user has accepted the end user license agreement for the browser-based EULA (Acrobat only).
Details On Macintosh, this preference can not be set in the plist. Use the Mac Wizard or the PRTK tool. Reader uses the key EULA. If the EULA is not accepted, the application cannot be used and the Updater is also prevented from running. Possible values include:
  • 0: Show the EULA because it has not been accepted.
  • 1: Don't show the EULA because it has been accepted.
GUI mapping The EULA acceptance UI when a PDF is opened in browser.
Supported on WindowsSupported by Adobe Reader
Data type boolean: DWORD value > REG_DWORD
Default 0
Version # 7.x+
HKCU Path AdobeViewer
HKLM Path Not lockable
Summary For Reader, indicates whether the end user license agreement has been accepted by the end user (Reader only).
Details Acrobat uses the key EULAAcceptedForBrowser. If the EULA is not accepted, the application cannot be used and the Updater is also prevented from running. Possible values include:
  • 0: Show the EULA because it has not been accepted.
  • 1: Don't show the EULA because it has not been accepted.
GUI mapping The EULA acceptance UI that appears on application launch if the EULA value is 0

General Application Settings

General application-generated settings having to do with startup.

Summary table
bLaunched Caches whether or not the application has ever been launched.
sProductInfoCache Caches information about the product.
Not modifiableSupported on WindowsSupported on MacSupported by AcrobatSupported by Adobe Reader
Data type boolean: DWORD value > REG_DWORD
Default 0
Version # 7.x+
HKCU Path AdobeViewer
HKLM Path Not lockable
Summary Caches whether or not the application has ever been launched.
Details Application behavior may vary across versions depending on whether the application has been launched. Possible values include:
  • 0: The application has not been launched.
  • 1: The application has been launched.
Not modifiableSupported on WindowsSupported on MacSupported by AcrobatSupported by Adobe Reader
Data type string: Binary value > REG_BINARY
Default varies
Version # 7.x+
HKCU Path AdobeViewer
HKLM Path Not lockable
Summary Caches information about the product.