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Unable to update Adobe Acrobat reader

I am the local admin on a computer and able to update Adobe Acrobat version 9.4.1 (using Check for updates... under the Help menu) without any problem.  But when other users logged in (non-administrators), they don't even get the option to check for update under the Help menu, if they go under Edit->  Preferences ->Updater, it shows "Do not download or install update automatically" grayed out.

Does anyone know how can I enable the auto update option so anyone can download update on the computer regardless if they are admin or non-admin on the local computer?

Thanks for all your help in advance.
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Since this is a local application, you will probably have to go into each computer and enable Adobe Updater.

Help > Check for Updates > Preferences > Automatically check for Updates
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Thanks, I did that but it will go back to "Do not download or install update automatically" as soon as non-administrators are logged in.
You may be able to get it to show the update link but the update will not be able to be installed by a non-administrative user on the machine. If you give the users Power User permissions they will be able to install applications and the link will likely appear.
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make sure your users have r/w/x permissions on the following folders:
Program Files\Adobe\
Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\
Program Files\Internet Explorer\PLUGINS\
Users folder or Documents and Settings\[User Name]\Application Data\Adobe\
Users folder or Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Adobe\

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Thanks everyone for your inputs, we have the "domain users" added in the local "power users" group but still having the same problem with Adobe update.
I am trying to see if there is any simpler way to work around this problem other than using Priviledge Authority (our organization doesn't want to use any third party products just to fulfill this requirement).

Thanks again.
Thanks for everyone's help!