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Does anyone know how to start Adobe Updater from a batch file?

Posted on 2009-05-18
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I can boot a computer lab all at once and would like to check Acrobat Reader status without starting the application.  Right now I have to open Acrobat Reader 9 and click "check for updates".
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by:dnairns
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are you running the batch from the same location as the updater file?
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Donald Stewart earned 500 total points
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This would be the command:
 
"%CommonProgramFiles%\Adobe\Updater6\Adobe_Updater.exe" -AU_LAUNCH_MODE=1 -AU_DISPLAY_LANG=en_US -AU_LAUNCH_APPID=reader9rdr-en_US
 
also more options here:
 
http://blog.stealthpuppy.com/deployment/deploying-adobe-reader-9-for-windows 
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Thanks!
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