How to install Adobe Reader XI silently using SCCM

The following process has been tested and confirmed as working with Adobe Acrobat Reader 11 and SCCM R2.

It does the following tasks:

  • Silently installs Adobe Acrobat Reader 11
    • Agree to license
    • Accept EULA agreement
    • Disable automatic updates
Having troubles with the instructions? Take a look at the example download.
Full Download: AdobeReaderSilentInstall.zip
  1. Download the latest installer (11.0.01) from http://get.adobe.com/reader/enterprise/
  2. SCCM-Adobe10Install1
  3. Create a text file called install.cmd and add the following information:
  4. @echo off
    REM  Installs Adobe Reader 11.0.10 and disables autoupdate checking
    REM  itsupportguides.com 02/11/2016
    cls
    echo --------------------------------------------------------
    echo .
    echo .
    echo Installing Adobe Reader silently
    "%~dp0AdbeRdr11010_en_US.exe" /sAll /rs /msi EULA_ACCEPT=YES
    echo disable auto updates
    reg add "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\policies\adobe\acrobat reader\10.0\featurelockdown" /v bUpdater /t REG_DWORD /d 00000000 /f
  5. Copy the installer file and install.cmd to your software package share
  6. SCCM-Adobe10Install2
  7. You can now create your SCCM package or deploy the software by using install.cmd

 

 

For more information on creating SCCM packages see distribute software using SCCM