Downloads:

192,482,234

Downloads of v 2019.012.20040:

34,219,453

Last Update:

8/22/2019

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Adobe

Tags:

adobereader adobe acrobat reader DC pdf MUI multilanguage

Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

This is not the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader DC available.

2019.012.20040 | Updated: 8/22/2019

Downloads:

192,482,234

Downloads of v 2019.012.20040:

34,219,453

Software Author(s):

  • Adobe

Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2019.012.20040

This is not the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader DC available.

This Package Contains an Exempted Check

1 Test Passing and 1 Exempted Test


Validation Testing Passed


Verification Testing Exempt:

Package requires reboot due to KB2919355

To install Adobe Acrobat Reader DC, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To upgrade Adobe Acrobat Reader DC, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To uninstall Adobe Acrobat Reader DC, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://chocolatey.org/api/v2. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to https://chocolatey.org/api/v2)

4. Choose your deployment method:


choco upgrade adobereader -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:


choco upgrade adobereader -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0
}

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure adobereader installed
  win_chocolatey:
    name: adobereader
    state: present
    version: 2019.012.20040
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

Coming early 2020! Central Managment Reporting available now! More information...


chocolatey_package 'adobereader' do
  action    :install
  version  '2019.012.20040'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


Chocolatey::Ensure-Package
(
    Name: adobereader,
    Version: 2019.012.20040,
    Source: STEP 3 URL
);

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at https://inedo.com/den/otter/chocolatey.


cChocoPackageInstaller adobereader
{
   Name     = 'adobereader'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '2019.012.20040'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'adobereader':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '2019.012.20040',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


salt '*' chocolatey.install adobereader version="2019.012.20040" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at https://docs.saltstack.com/en/latest/ref/modules/all/salt.modules.chocolatey.html.

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 8/22/2019.

Description

This package installs/upgrades the Multi-lingual ("MUI") release. In some cases, this package will be able to install over the top of a language-specific installation. Otherwise, this package will exit and require a manual uninstall of the language specific installation.

Note

If the package fails on Windows 8.1 or earlier, this might be due to the installation of kb2919355 (which is a dependency of this package) if your system is not up-to-date. This KB requires a reboot of the system before the adobereader package installs successfully.

Package installation defaults

By default, installation of this package:

  • Will NOT install a desktop icon.
  • Will NOT install the Adobe Reader and Acrobat Manager ("ARM") service.
  • Will configure Reader to only check for updates manually with confirmation for install.

However, upgrades to Adobe Reader via this package:

  • Will NOT remove an existing desktop icon or add one when there isn't.
  • Will NOT install the AdobeARM service.
  • Will NOT remove the AdobeARM service (though it will disable it unless enabled by parameters).
  • Will NOT re-enable updates (if disabled via package parameter)

Package Parameters

  • /DesktopIcon - The Desktop icon will be installed to the common desktop. (Install only.)
  • /NoUpdates - No updates via internal mechanisms (including manual checks). Only downloading from Adobe and running installers or updates (or updating this package) will advance the version of Reader. Once set, only uninstalling this package will remove this update block.
  • /EnableUpdateService - Install the AdobeARM service. (Does not override /NoUpdates.)
  • /UpdateMode:# - Sets the update mode (below). (Does not override /NoUpdates.)

Update Modes

  • 0 - Manually check for and install updates. (Default and reset on every update)
  • 1 - Same as 0.
  • 2 - Download updates for me, but let me choose when to install them. (Appears to be no different than 0.)
  • 3 - Install updates automatically (via task scheduler or ARM service if enabled).
  • 4 - Notify me, but let me choose when to download and install updates.

These parameters can be passed to the installer with the use of -params.
For example :
choco install adobereader -params '"/DesktopIcon /UpdateMode:4"'


tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$DisplayName = 'Adobe Acrobat Reader DC MUI'

$MUIurl            = 'http://ardownload.adobe.com/pub/adobe/reader/win/AcrobatDC/1901020064/AcroRdrDC1901020064_MUI.exe'
$MUIchecksum       = '81953f3cf426cbe9e6702d1af7f727c59514c012d8d90bacfb012079c7da6d23'
$MUImspURL = 'http://ftp.adobe.com/pub/adobe/reader/win/AcrobatDC/1901220040/AcroRdrDCUpd1901220040_MUI.msp'
$MUImspChecksum = 'ff6517f27df4b60b55d65ee9af00dcd884ef43ed62cad3cc5a3da97562c0ec684b6727c473a223b4d941e0304ce31f23785a8e3a7578c6c0414ac39c8266a9ce'

$MUIinstalled = $false
$UpdateOnly = $false
[array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName $DisplayName.replace(' MUI','*')

if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
   $InstalledVersion = $key[0].DisplayVersion.replace('.','')
   $InstallerVersion = $MUIurl.split('/')[-2]
   if ($key[0].DisplayName -notmatch 'MUI') {
      if ($InstalledVersion -ge $InstallerVersion) {
         Write-Warning "The currently installed $($key[0].DisplayName) is a single-language install."
         Write-Warning 'This multi-language (MUI) package cannot overwrite it at this time.'
         Write-Warning "You will need to uninstall $($key[0].DisplayName) first."
         Throw 'Installation halted.'
      } else {
         Write-Warning "The currently installed $($key[0].DisplayName) is a single-language install."
         Write-Warning  'This package will replace it with the multi-language (MUI) release.'
      }
   } else {
      $MUIinstalled = $true
      $UpdaterVersion = $MUImspURL.split('/')[-2]
      if ($InstalledVersion -eq $UpdaterVersion) {
         Write-Verbose 'Currently installed version is the same as this package.  Nothing further to do.'
         Return
      } elseif ($InstalledVersion -gt $UpdaterVersion) {
         Write-Warning "$($key[0].DisplayName) v20$($key[0].DisplayVersion) installed."
         Write-Warning "This package installs v$env:ChocolateyPackageVersion and cannot replace a newer version."
         Throw 'Installation halted.'
      } elseif (($InstalledVersion -ge $InstallerVersion) -and ($InstalledVersion -lt $UpdaterVersion)) {
         $UpdateOnly = $true
      }
   }
} elseif ($key.count -gt 1) {
   Write-Warning "$($key.Count) matching installs of Adobe Acrobat Reader DC found!"
   Write-Warning 'To prevent accidental data loss, this install will be aborted.'
   Write-Warning 'The following installs were found:'
   $key | ForEach-Object {Write-Warning "- $($_.DisplayName)`t$($_.DisplayVersion)"}
   Throw 'Installation halted.'
}

$DownloadArgs = @{
   packageName    = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
   FileFullPath   = Join-Path $env:TEMP "$env:ChocolateyPackageName.$env:ChocolateyPackageVersion.installer.exe"
   url            = $MUIurl
   checksum       = $MUIchecksum
   checksumType   = 'SHA256'
   GetOriginalFileName = $true
}
$MUIexePath = Get-ChocolateyWebFile @DownloadArgs


$PackageParameters   = Get-PackageParameters
# Reference: https://www.adobe.com/devnet-docs/acrobatetk/tools/AdminGuide/properties.html#command-line-example
$options = ' DISABLEDESKTOPSHORTCUT=1'
if ($PackageParameters.DesktopIcon) {
   $options += ''
   Write-Host 'You requested a desktop icon.' -ForegroundColor Cyan
}

if ($PackageParameters.NoUpdates) {
   $RegRoot = 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Policies'
   $RegSubFolders = ('Adobe\Acrobat Reader\DC\FeatureLockDown').split('\')
   for ($i=0; $i -lt $RegSubFolders.count; $i++) {
      $RegPath = "$RegRoot\$($RegSubFolders[0..$i] -join '\')"
      if (-not (Test-Path $RegPath)) {
         $null = New-Item -Path $RegPath.TrimEnd($RegSubFolders[$i]) -Name $RegSubFolders[$i]
      }
   }
   $RegPath = "$RegRoot\$($RegSubFolders -join '\')"
   if (Test-Path $RegPath) {
      $null = New-ItemProperty -Path $RegPath -Name 'bUpdater' -PropertyType DWORD -Value 0 -Force
   }
   Write-Host 'You requested no Adobe updates.' -ForegroundColor Cyan
}

if ($PackageParameters.EnableUpdateService) {
   Write-Host 'You requested to enable the auto-update service.' -ForegroundColor Cyan
   if ($MUIinstalled) {
      if (Get-Service -Name 'AdobeARMservice' -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue) {
         $null = Set-Service -Name 'AdobeARMservice' -StartupType Automatic
         $null = Start-Service -Name 'AdobeARMservice'
      } else {
         Write-Warning 'The Adobe ARM update service is not available and is not installed on updates.'
      }
   }
} else {
   $options += ' DISABLE_ARM_SERVICE_INSTALL=1'
   if (Get-Service -Name 'AdobeARMservice' -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue) {
      $null = Stop-Service -Name 'AdobeARMservice' -Force
      $null = Set-Service -Name 'AdobeARMservice' -StartupType Disabled
   }
}

if (-not $PackageParameters.UpdateMode) {
   $UpdateMode = 0
} else {$UpdateMode = $PackageParameters.UpdateMode}

if ((0..4) -contains $UpdateMode) {
   Switch ($UpdateMode) {
      0 { Write-Host 'Configuring manual update checks and installs.' -ForegroundColor Cyan }
      1 { Write-Host 'You requested manual update checks and installs.' -ForegroundColor Cyan }
      2 { Write-Host 'You requested automatic update downloads and manual installs.' -ForegroundColor Cyan }
      3 { Write-Host 'You requested scheduled, automatic updates.' -ForegroundColor Cyan }
      4 { Write-Host 'You requested notifications but manual updates.' -ForegroundColor Cyan }
   }
   if ($MUIinstalled) {
      # This is the official setting based on the reference URL.
      $RegPath1 = 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Adobe\Adobe ARM\1.0\ARM\'
      if (Test-Path $RegPath1) {
         $null = New-ItemProperty -Path $RegPath1 -Name 'iCheckReader' -Value $UpdateMode -force
      }
      $GUID = '{' + $key[0].UninstallString.split('{')[-1]
      # This is the setting that actually causes a change in behavior.
      $RegPath2 = "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Adobe\Adobe ARM\Legacy\Reader\$GUID"
      if (Test-Path $RegPath2) {
         $null = New-ItemProperty -Path $RegPath2 -Name 'Mode' -Value $UpdateMode -force
      }
   } else {
      $options += " UPDATE_MODE=$UpdateMode"
   }
}

if (-not $UpdateOnly) {
   $packageArgsEXE = @{
      packageName    = "$env:ChocolateyPackageName (installer)"
      fileType       = 'EXE'
      File            = $MUIexePath
      checksumType   = 'SHA256'
      silentArgs     = "/sAll /msi /norestart /quiet ALLUSERS=1 EULA_ACCEPT=YES $options" +
                        " /L*v `"$env:TEMP\$env:chocolateyPackageName.$env:chocolateyPackageVersion.Install.log`""
      validExitCodes = @(0, 1000, 1101, 1603)
   }
   $exitCode = Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage @packageArgsEXE
   
   if ($exitCode -eq 1603) {
      Write-Warning "For code 1603, Adobe recommends to 'shut down Microsoft Office and all web browsers' and try again."
      Write-Warning 'The install log should provide more details about the encountered issue:'
      Write-Warning "   $env:TEMP\$env:chocolateyPackageName.$env:chocolateyPackageVersion.Install.log"
      Throw "Installation of $env:ChocolateyPackageName was unsuccessful."
   }
}

# Only download/install the patch if necessary
if ($MUIurl.split('/')[-2] -ne $MUImspURL.split('/')[-2]) {
   $DownloadArgs = @{
      packageName    = "$env:ChocolateyPackageName (update)"
      FileFullPath   = Join-Path $env:TEMP "$env:ChocolateyPackageName.$env:ChocolateyPackageVersion.msp"
      url            = $MUImspURL
      checksum       = $MUImspChecksum
      checksumType   = 'SHA512'
      GetOriginalFileName = $true
   }
   $mspPath = Get-ChocolateyWebFile @DownloadArgs

   $UpdateArgs = @{
      Statements     = "/p `"$mspPath`" /norestart /quiet ALLUSERS=1 EULA_ACCEPT=YES $options" +
                           " /L*v `"$env:TEMP\$env:chocolateyPackageName.$env:chocolateyPackageVersion.Update.log`""
      ExetoRun       = 'msiexec.exe'
      validExitCodes = @(0, 1603)
   }
   $exitCode = Start-ChocolateyProcessAsAdmin @UpdateArgs

   if ($exitCode -eq 1603) {
      Write-Warning "For code 1603, Adobe recommends to 'shut down Microsoft Office and all web browsers' and try again."
      Write-Warning 'The update log should provide more details about the encountered issue:'
      Write-Warning "   $env:TEMP\$env:chocolateyPackageName.$env:chocolateyPackageVersion.Update.log"
      Throw "Patching of $env:ChocolateyPackageName to the latest version was unsuccessful."
   }
}
tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1
$RegPath = 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Policies\Adobe\Acrobat Reader\DC\FeatureLockDown'

if (Test-Path $RegPath) {
   $key = Get-ItemProperty -path $RegPath
   if ($key.bUpdater -ne $null) {
      $null = Remove-ItemProperty -Path $RegPath -Name 'bUpdater' -Force
   }
}

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Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2019.012.20035 30219747 Friday, June 14, 2019 Approved
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2019.012.20034 10361209 Monday, May 20, 2019 Approved
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2019.010.20099 14722984 Tuesday, April 9, 2019 Approved
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