New program versions are a good thing in general. But from time to disturb update services daily work. In particular, the Adobe Updater goes some users belonging to PC-pointer. We'll show you how to shut down the update tool for Windows. 7
Method 1: Adobe Updater disable means of grounding
Click Start, type in the search box group Policy and call the appearing Hits Edit Group Policy on.
In the left navigation menu, you have to over computer configuration &# 45; Windows Settings &# 45; security settings &# 45; Software Restriction Policies until entry additional rules durchhangeln.
From the menu action and subsequently New Path Rule out. about "Search ..." enter the following program path: < system partition >: Program Files (x86) Common FilesAdobeUpdater6Adobe_Updater.exe (It is possible that the Updater folder "Updater4" or "Updater5" called. This can, depending on the version of the Adobe software vary).
As a security level, we need the setting Not allowed. Accept the changes with OK. Windows prevented from immediately using this start prohibition executing the Adobe Updater.
Method 2: Adobe Updater disable via hosts file
We would like to share with you a second path at this point. This should also be applied to the first method. The second method prevents the Adobe Updater (and other Adobe tools) spark illicitly home. The blockade is thus at the network level.
Open Explorer and search out the following directory: < system partition >: windowssystem32driversetc
There you open the file with a text editor hosts.
Insert the end of the file the following lines: 127.0.0.1 activate.adobe.com 127.0.0.1 practivate.adobe.com 127.0.0.1 ereg.adobe.com 127.0.0.1 activate.wip3.adobe.com 127.0.0.1 wip3. adobe.com 127.0.0.1 3dns-3.adobe.com 127.0.0.1 3dns-2.adobe.com 127.0.0.1 adobe [dns] (/ lan-tools /). adobe.com 127.0.0.1 adobe-dns-2 .adobe.com 127.0.0.1 adobe-dns-3.adobe.com 127.0.0.1 ereg.wip3.adobe.com 127.0.0.1 activate-sea.adobe.com 127.0.0.1 wwis-dubc1-vip60.adobe.com 127.0. 0.1 activate-sjc0.adobe.com 127.0.0.1 hl2rcv.adobe.com the hosts file to route requests to the appropriate server to the local host to so they fizzle and do not reach the destination server. These two tips will not only increase the comfort, and the protection of privacy is improved.