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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.The fact that I'm dedicating system resource every now and then so the Adobe Updater can phone home but not tell me to update is not good enough for me. To stop Adobe Updater completely, one must understand how it gets run in the first place.
Here it is, found on their site: Special upgrade offer for CS3 and CS4 customers Take advantage of our special introductory upgrade pricing on Creative Suite 6 for customers who own CS3 and CS4 individual products and suite editions.
This temporary upgrade offer is valid through December 31, 2012.
The updater is launched by a Mac OS X system service called launchd. The job file is stored under your ~/Library/Launch Agents folder.
The actual file name is suffixed with a number of random characters, but it starts with "com.adobe. If you look inside the file (it's a plain text file), you'd see that launchd would run the updater at 12600 seconds interval, or 3.5 hours. I don't have Creative Suite so I can't verify that.
In addition to introducing a few speed enhancements and fixing a few bugs — you know, typical update stuff — the most recent Creative Cloud update, version 18.104.22.1683, brings one exciting and unexpected feature: you can now install and run previous versions of Adobe programs alongside the latest and greatest.