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UsageMeasurement (User Measurement)

These settings control how users participate in the improvement program for the product.


This preference category contains the following subfeature(s):

User Feedback

Summary table
bInstalledCleanupCheckDone A preference used by the usage measurement feature to determine whether the previously set UsageMeasurement-related keys should be reset.
bUsageMeasurement Turns off and locks user participation in the feedback program and disables the UI that controls the feature.
CompanySize Identifies the user's company size for the Adobe Product Improvement Program.
Industry Identifies the user's industry for the Adobe Product Improvement Program.
JobFunction Identifies the user's job function for the Adobe Product Improvement Program.
OptIn Specifies whether to send usage measurement data back to Adobe.
Supported on WindowsSupported on MacSupported by AcrobatSupported by Adobe Reader
Data type boolean: DWORD value > REG_DWORD
Default 0
Version # 8.0 and later
Path UsageMeasurement
Lock Path HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Adobe\(product name)\(version)\FeatureLockdown
Summary Turns off and locks user participation in the feedback program and disables the UI that controls the feature.
Details Possible values include:
  • 0: Disable and lock feedback program participation.
  • 1: Enable feedback program participation.
Supported on WindowsSupported on MacSupported by AcrobatSupported by Adobe Reader
Data type boolean: DWORD value > REG_DWORD
Default 1
Version # 9.0 and later
Path See details.
Summary Specifies whether to send usage measurement data back to Adobe.
Details On Windows, this preference resides in HKCU\Software\Adobe\CommonFiles\Usage\(product name) Possible values include:
  • 0: Don't send data.
  • 1: Do send data.
GUI mapping Help > Improvement Program Options (text varies across versions) > Improvement Program dialog Yes and No radio buttions
Supported on WindowsSupported on MacSupported by AcrobatSupported by Adobe Reader
Data type integer: DWORD value > REG_DWORD
Default null
Version # 9.0 and later
Path See details.
Summary Identifies the user's job function for the Adobe Product Improvement Program.
Details On Windows, this preference resides in HKCU\Software\Adobe\CommonFiles\Usage\(product name)\Demographic Possible values include:
  • null
  • An integer corresponding to the user selection from the UI.
GUI mapping Help > Improvement Program Options (text varies across versions) > Improvement Program dialog > Yes radio button > Job Function drop down list.
Supported on WindowsSupported on MacSupported by AcrobatSupported by Adobe Reader
Data type integer: DWORD value > REG_DWORD
Default null
Version # 9.0 and later
Path See details.
Summary Identifies the user's company size for the Adobe Product Improvement Program.
Details On Windows, this preference resides in HKCU\Software\Adobe\CommonFiles\Usage\(product name)\Demographic Possible values include:
  • null
  • An integer corresponding to the user selection from the UI.
GUI mapping Help > Improvement Program Options (text varies across versions) > Improvement Program dialog > Yes radio button > Company Size drop down list.
Supported on WindowsSupported on MacSupported by AcrobatSupported by Adobe Reader
Data type integer: DWORD value > REG_DWORD
Default null
Version # 9.0 and later
Path See details.
Summary Identifies the user's industry for the Adobe Product Improvement Program.
Details On Windows, this preference resides in HKCU\Software\Adobe\CommonFiles\Usage\(product name)\Demographic Possible values include:
  • null
  • An integer corresponding to the user selection from the UI.
GUI mapping Help > Improvement Program Options (text varies across versions) > Improvement Program dialog > Yes radio button > Industry drop down list.
Not modifiableSupported on WindowsSupported on MacSupported by AcrobatSupported by Adobe Reader
Data type boolean: DWORD value > REG_DWORD
Default 1
Version # 8.0 and later
Path UsageMeasurement
Summary A preference used by the usage measurement feature to determine whether the previously set UsageMeasurement-related keys should be reset.