We are in need of some group policy objects or some other method to manage Adobe and Java updates. The goals:
Disable automatic updates of all Adobe and Java software across all workstations on the domain
Run manual update of all Adobe and Java software at a specified time across all workstations on the domain
We tried GPOs that modify the registry to affect the way Adobe and Java behave, such as these
found on TechNet but they did not disable updates on Adobe or Java. None of the users on these workstations have local administrator privileges so the update would need to be obviously run as an administrator. The versions of Acrobat and Flash are X and XI.