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Keep Photoshop From Auto Updating

Posted on Friday, November 6, 2009 in How To's

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Turn off automatic updates on the Windows OS If your computer is connected to the internet, then you can change the Adobe Updater preferences to not check for updates.

To Change the Adobe Updater preferences, do the following:

1.Start the AdobeUpdater.exe application from
 …\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Updater 5
2.When the update screen appears, click the Preferences button
3.Uncheck the Automatically Check for updates checkbox and click OK
If your computer does not have an internet connection, then you can manually edit the AdobeUpdaterPreferences.dat file.

To manually edit the AdobeUpdaterPreferences.dat file, do the following:

1.Start the AdobeUpdater.exe application from
 …\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Updater 5
2.When the Adobe Updater dialog appears stating that there is no Internet
connection, click Cancel.
3.Navigate to
…\Documents and Settings\[username]\Local Settings\Application Data\Adobe\Updater5 on Windows XP or
…\[username]\AppData\Local\Adobe\Updater5 on Vista and open
AdobeUpdaterPrefs.dat with Notepad.
4.If the <AutoCheck>1</AutoCheck> tag already exists, then change the value
from 1 to 0. Otherwise, add the line <AutoCheck>0</AutoCheck> anywhere between
the <AdobeUpdater></AdobeUpdater> tags.
5.Close and save the AdobeUpdaterPrefs.dat file.

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