Enterprise Toolkit | Windows Registry Reference

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 For Acrobat, specifies whether to send usage measurement data back to Adobe and controls the welcome screen.
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.
optin For Acrobat, 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
HKCU Path UsageMeasurement
HKLM Path HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Policies\Adobe\(product name)\(version)\FeatureLockdown
Summary For Acrobat, specifies whether to send usage measurement data back to Adobe and controls the welcome screen.
Details See also optin for a user-level setting. Possible values include:
  • 0: Don't send usage details to Adobe, and disable the welcome screen.
  • 1: Send usage details.
For products prior to DC, this preference controlled user participation in the feedback program and disabled the associated UI. For example, 0 would disable and lock feedback program participation. For DC products, it also disables the welcome screen on startup.
Supported on WindowsSupported on MacSupported by AcrobatSupported by Adobe Reader
Data type boolean: DWORD value > REG_DWORD
Default 1
Version # 9.0+
HKCU Path See details.
HKLM Path Not lockable
Summary Specifies whether to send usage measurement data back to Adobe.
Details For Acrobat, see optin. 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 Acrobat
Data type boolean: DWORD value > REG_DWORD
Default 1
Version # DC
HKCU Path See details.
HKLM Path Not lockable
Summary For Acrobat, specifies whether to send usage measurement data back to Adobe.
Details This setting is not used for Reader or any product prior to DC. On Windows, this preference resides in HKCU\Software\Adobe\CommonFiles\UsageCC\(user GUID). The GUID is a unique value the application assigns to the signed-in user. Possible values include:
  • 0: Don't send data.
  • 1: Do send data.
For a lockable, machine-level setting, see bUsageMeasurement.
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+
HKCU Path See details.
HKLM Path Not lockable
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+
HKCU Path See details.
HKLM Path Not lockable
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+
HKCU Path See details.
HKLM Path Not lockable
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+
HKCU Path UsageMeasurement
HKLM Path Not lockable
Summary A preference used by the usage measurement feature to determine whether the previously set UsageMeasurement-related keys should be reset.