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Adobe Reader version 10

I have two users that were able to install the new version of Adobe reader even though they do not have any admin or power user permission. They had Adobe reader version 9.3 installed but they got a request to get the new version installed and they were able to installed the new version.

How may I prevent this action from happening ? Does Adobe give a now admin/power the green light to install newer versions since the software is already inmstalled?

Thanks
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Exchange_GeekCommented:
You never local admin rights for working on working on such Adobe updates.

Ref: MVP Comment on following link.
http://forums.adobe.com/message/4337502

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Exchange_Geek
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Manpreet SIngh KhatraSolutions Architect, Project LeadCommented:
Nothing as such ..... check if users arent added to any Local admin group on the machine.
If there is a GP for it check if its applying to the machine ?

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Neal_876Author Commented:
The users DO NOT have any admin rights or Power users rights on any of the machines. This has happen to four users so far......
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Manpreet SIngh KhatraSolutions Architect, Project LeadCommented:
Automatic background updates do no longer require administrative privileges; a full install / manual update still does.
http://forums.adobe.com/message/4337502


Was it a upgrade or a Install ?

- Rancy
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Neal_876Author Commented:
Rancy,
It was a upgrade.. does this happens for Adobe reader too or is it just for flash? Thanks
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Manpreet SIngh KhatraSolutions Architect, Project LeadCommented:
I guess Upgrade might have happened by a option as users cant install if its something new ... not sure if Adobe did make some changes that without admin rights this Upgrade can happen :(

Not much idea about this so better will not say much :(

- Rancy
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Davis McCarnOwnerCommented:
Adobe Reader X should NOT have been installable without local admin rights; but, on the other hand, Reader 9 has a deadly version of flash player embedded within it and needs to go.
Something is wrong with your security settings which bears inspection!
Here; though, is how to deploy Reader X which ought to be done ASAP: http://www.adminarsenal.com/admin-arsenal-blog/bid/54081/How-To-Install-Adobe-Reader-10-Silently
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Exchange_GeekCommented:
You never local admin rights for working on working on such Adobe updates.

Ref: MVP Comment on following link.
http://forums.adobe.com/message/4337502

Adobe ver. 10 just doesn't require admin rights.

Regards,
Exchange_Geek
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