Disable common Windows auto updaters

Here’s a script that will disable auto updaters for Acrobat, Reader, and Java. This is useful in an environment where you need to control such things and don’t want phone calls from 100 users asking, “Should I click OK on this update?” every time Oracle releases another x.x.x java update.

@ECHO OFF
:: Disables common auto updaters
:: Created by Ken Carlile

::Acrobat and Reader
REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Adobe\Acrobat Reader\8.0\FeatureLockdown" /v bUpdater /t REG_DWORD /d 00000000 /f

REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Adobe\Adobe Acrobat\8.0\FeatureLockdown" /v bUpdater /t REG_DWORD /d 00000000 /f

REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Adobe\Acrobat Reader\9.0\FeatureLockdown" /v bUpdater /t REG_DWORD /d 00000000 /f

REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Adobe\Adobe Acrobat\9.0\FeatureLockdown" /v bUpdater /t REG_DWORD /d 00000000 /f

REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Adobe\Acrobat Reader\10.0\FeatureLockdown" /v bUpdater /t REG_DWORD /d 00000000 /f

::Java
REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\JavaSoft\Java Update\Policy" /v EnableJavaUpdate /t REG_DWORD /d 00000000 /f
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