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How to centrally manage Adobe Reader updates

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I run a Windows Server 2003 network and have a user base of 40 XP workstations that all run Adobe Reader independantly.  I want to find a way to manage the regular updates that are pushed out from Adobe, but don't know how.

I want to stop all the popups and force updates to install across teh board.

Is this possible?  If so, how?
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To my knowledge, forcing an update of Acrobat isn't possible.

However, if you host acrobat on your server and have your users run the executable from the server, this may work.  I haven't tried this, but some programs can work this way and some can't.  It may be worth a shot, though.

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That is my feeling as well, but I hate to close the issue without checking it out.  I am searching Adobe now, but am coming up blank.
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