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New: Adobe Acrobat Standard 2017 17.008.30051

Adobe Acrobat Standard 2017 17.008.30051
Create, view, manipulate, print, and manage PDF files with the enterprise (Classic Track) edition

  • Abort the installation if Acrobat is running
  • Install Acrobat Standard
    • Grant an “Offline Exception” for the customer’s license key and disable registration
    • Accept the software license agreement
    • Suppress the installation of all plugins for web browsers and Microsoft Office
    • Disable product usage information sharing with Adobe
    • Suppress the creation of the desktop shortcut
    • Enable Protected View for files from potentially unsafe locations
    • Disable automatic updates
    • Disable Upsell (prompts to upgrade the product)
    • Disable Adobe Acrobat Document Cloud services
    • Disable preference synchronization across devices
    • Disable third party connectors such as Dropbox, Google Drive, etc.
    • Suppress the installation of the Adobe ARM (update) service

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New: Adobe Acrobat Pro 2017 17.008.30051

Adobe Acrobat Pro 2017 17.008.30051
Create, view, manipulate, print, optimize, and automate management of PDF files with the enterprise (Classic Track) edition

  • Abort the installation if Acrobat is running
  • Install Acrobat Pro
    • Grant an “Offline Exception” for the customer’s license key and disable registration
    • Accept the software license agreement
    • Suppress the installation of all plugins for web browsers and Microsoft Office
    • Disable product usage information sharing with Adobe
    • Suppress the creation of the desktop shortcut
    • Enable Protected View for files from potentially unsafe locations
    • Disable automatic updates
    • Disable Upsell (prompts to upgrade the product)
    • Disable Adobe Acrobat Document Cloud services
    • Disable preference synchronization across devices
    • Disable third party connectors such as Dropbox, Google Drive, etc.
    • Suppress the installation of the Adobe ARM (update) service

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New: Adobe Acrobat Reader 2017 MUI 17.008.30051

Adobe Acrobat Reader 2017 MUI 17.008.30051
View, print and annotate PDF files with the enterprise (Classic) edition and full multilingual support

  • Abort the installation if Acrobat Reader is running
  • Uninstall older versions and components of Acrobat Reader
  • Install Acrobat Reader
    • Accept the software license agreement
    • Disable product usage information sharing with Adobe
    • Suppress the creation of the desktop shortcut
    • Disable automatic updates, only on domain joined systems
    • Disable Upsell (prompts to upgrade the product)
    • Disable Adobe Acrobat Document Cloud services
    • Disable preference synchronization across devices
    • Disable third party connectors such as Dropbox, Google Drive, etc.
    • Suppress the installation of the Adobe ARM (update) service, only on domain joined systems

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New: Adobe Flash Player 26.0.0.137

Adobe Flash Player 26.0.0.137
Stream Flash video and audio within your web browser

This package includes a WSUS deployable CAB file, complete with deployment and reporting rules.

  • Install Flash Player for NPAPI applications such as Firefox and Netscape
  • Install Flash Player for PPAPI applications such as Opera and Chromium-based browsers
  • Install Flash Player for Internet Explorer, only on Windows 7 or earlier
    • Beginning with Windows 8, Adobe Flash is included with Internet Explorer and updated through the Windows Update service
  • Disable automatic updates, only on domain joined systems

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New: Skype 7.38.101

Skype 7.38.101
Make video and audio calls, and exchange chat messages on your computer and mobile devices.

  • Uninstall existing versions
  • Install Skype
    • Disable auto-run (becomes re-enabled if a user signs-in to Skype)
    • Prevent the creation of the desktop shortcut
  • Disable automatic updates, only on domain joined systems
  • Disable Super Node, only on domain joined systems
  • Set Windows’ default “Internet Call” client to Skype

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New: HP Firmware Updates for the May 2017 Intel AMT Vulnerability

HP Firmware Updates for the May 2017 Intel AMT Vulnerability
Update vulnerable firmware and remove vulnerable software as documented in Intel Security Advisory INTEL-SA-00075

  • Assess the system’s vulnerability
  • Abort the mitigation steps if the system is not vulnerable
  • Run the Intel Unprovisioning Tool
  • Remove the Local Manageability Service (LMS), if installed
  • Check hardware compatibility for firmware updates
  • Suppress the BitLocker recovery prompt during the next reboot, only on BitLocker protected systems
    • The BitLocker recovery prompt is often triggered by BIOS and firmware updates
  • Install the applicable firmware update
  • Prompt to restart the computer, only in interactive mode

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New: Lenovo Firmware Updates for the May 2017 Intel AMT Vulnerability

Lenovo Firmware Updates for the May 2017 Intel AMT Vulnerability
Update vulnerable firmware and remove vulnerable software as documented in Intel Security Advisory INTEL-SA-00075

  • Assess the system’s vulnerability
  • Abort the mitigation steps if the system is not vulnerable
  • Run the Intel Unprovisioning Tool
  • Remove the Local Manageability Service (LMS), if installed
  • Check hardware compatibility for firmware updates
  • Suppress the BitLocker recovery prompt during the next reboot, only on BitLocker protected systems
    • The BitLocker recovery prompt is often triggered by BIOS and firmware updates
  • Choose the installer based on the system model and OS architecture
  • Choose the firmware image based on the existing Management Engine power package
  • Install the Intel MEI firmware
  • Prompt to restart the computer, only in interactive mode

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