This service helps Updater to install updates silently in the background.
Without this service, the user will be prompted with a UAC dialog when the update process is going on.
It's amazing what you find when you read their policies: "The Software may automatically download and install updates from Adobe from time to time.
These updates are designed to improve, enhance and further develop the Services and may take the form of bug fixes, enhanced functions, new Software modules and completely new versions. This Updater is the most annoying piece of shit I ever saw.
Like me, if you are also annoyed with Adobe auto-updater popping up and freezing the application you can completely disable the feature in the latest version of Adobe Acrobat reader 8.1, just follow the steps below to disable Adobe updater: This doesn't work for the Adobe CS5, so here is a simple way to deactivate it if you have CS5: 1. I am always looking for alternatives and Foxit is a good Free alternative to Reader.
When the "Adode Updater" Tray Icon appears, RUN task Manager and find "Adode ARM. Please check your Internet setting or firewall." And I only get an option to "Cancel" - no preferences button! I have been using adobe products for over 13 years.
is another process related to the Adobe PDF Program, which will be used when needed by the Updater, if you’ve enabled automatic updates for the application.
You can notice this process running in Task Manager with a description .
You need to check for updates at least one time in-order to access the Adobe Auto Updater preference dialog box in this method. Then click Preferences and uncheck automatically check for Adobe updates.
It will check the availabe number of updates and the size of the update.