Remember when you would just have one folder that contained Photoshop? Now you have forty app folders spread out in fifteen directories buried here there and everywhere, Adobe is treating Mac OS X like it’s a Windows filesystem maze.One of my biggest peeves of this app gluttony is the independently launched Adobe Update Manager, it rears its annoying head often on System boot and there is no obvious way to disable it through the preferences.Meer holds a Bachelor of Science in game and simulation programming from De Vry University, California.Adobe update manager is really annoying, but most instructions on the web to disable it merely tells Adobe Updater not to report updates; the updater still runs silently.After earning a diploma through a four year course in graphic design from Cibap College, Bolton launched her own photography business.
The problem I am having is that whatever I do or disable I cannot stop Acro from Adobe starting at boot and doing...But Acro is invoked by right clicking on files and folders (windows context menu).It is responsible for the Adobe related entries in the context menu.Now, theoretically at least, Adobe Update Manager will not launch on Mac user login and system boot.There is also the option of manually creating the plist file, either though a plist editor or if you’re familiar with plists just by using a text editor. Update”, as you can see in the screenshot below: Now you should be able to reboot your Mac, logout of a user, and anything as usual, without the annoyance of Adobe Update Manager barging in on your computing session. No more annoying Adobe Update window popups, this type of window will be gone for good: You could also just remove and uninstall the Adobe software that is causing the update manager to appear, but that is not always an option for some users and some apps.Click the "Updater" category on the list of options displayed on the "Preferences" submenu.