broken adobe reg key in mfu reg traces?

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  1. siberianwolf

    siberianwolf Registered Member

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    everytime i launch adobe reader, a registry key appears in "mfu registry traces" section in r-wipe&clean. each time, i clean mfu list and then after i launch adobe reader, this reg trace reappears. after a few mins search, seems it's got something to do w/ adobe reader's "adobe arm".
    is there any way to prevent this from being created or activated? using autoruns, i deactivated adobe speed launch and adobe arm which is used for adobe update, afaiu. but this reg trace keeps appearing. and even though i disabled auto update check from adobe reader's preferences options & disabled its autostart for update check from "autoruns", an "arm update log" file is created every time adobe reader is launched which is visible via r-wipe&clean's temporary files section.
    thanks.
    here's what it looks like:
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    GlobalForce Regular Poster

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    Siberianwolf, supposedly (section 2.4.6), logging can't be disabled and updater invocation is triggered every time a user logs on. It doesn't appear disabling the updater <a'la "bcheckforupdatesatstartup" key creation> will override my opening statement. Section 2.2 covers basic operation.

    DirectDwnld PDF -http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/837/cpsid_83709/attachments/Acrobat_Reader_Updater.pdf-
     
  3. siberianwolf

    siberianwolf Registered Member

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    thank you, global. that's a very informative article and it's helpful. btw, just to make things clear, what i understand from the section i quoted below, i need to create a subfolder named "AVGeneral" and then a subfolder named "bCheckForUpdatesAtStartup" which happens to be a key, but also need to create a dword named "bCheckForUpdatesAtStartup" and give them both value of "0", or only need to create the key named "bCheckForUpdatesAtStartup" and then give the value of "0" to the default string named "default"? hope i could explain it as clear as i meant it to be. cheers

     
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    As I understand it section 2.4.1 controls the method - update checks still occur. 2.4.2 does nothing more than control the end user interface. 2.4.4 appears to control the update check once invoked. And 2.4.6 - logging, as stated prior and according to their pdf, cannot be disabled. Personally, I wouldn't worry about the reappearance or R-Wipes reporting.
     
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    siberianwolf Registered Member

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    alright then. thank you so much. i'll leave it as is.
    cheers
     
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