The registry entry is named b Updater and is a DWORD value. (Note: This DWORD value does not exist by default and either has to be created manually or by some other automated method like Group Policy.) Here’s what it looks like in the Registry if you create the entries manually: You could set this manually, but there’s actually a much easier way to do this in Group Policy.
First off you’ll need a Group Policy Object (GPO) that applies to your computers that need to have the updater disabled.
This tutorial applies to Adobe Acrobat X (32-bit) running on a x86/32-bit versions and x64/64-bit versions of Windows.
Disabling the Adobe Acrobat X update notifications is actually pretty easy.
There’s a registry setting in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE that will allow you to completely disable both update notifications and the update functionality.