• Adobe Reader X Customization

    Posted on May 28, 2013 by in Application Packaging, Desktop Engineering

    ADOBE Reader X customization:

    One of the important customization that citrix administrators require for Adobe Reader X is to Disable Protected mode.

    To manually perform this customization, Open Adobe Reader X –> EDIT –> Preferences –> click on General

    Protected Mode can be locked as enabled or disabled as follows:

    1.      Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Adobe\Acrobat Reader\10.0\FeatureLockDown.
    2.      Right click and choose New > DWORD Value.
    3.      Create bProtectedMode.
    4.      Right click on the key and choose Modify.
    5.      Set the value as follows:

    * 0: Disables the feature.
    * 1: Enables the feature.

    Registry file: copy the below code and paste it in notepad and save as .reg file

    
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
    
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Adobe\Acrobat Reader\10.0\FeatureLockDown]
    "bProtectedMode"=dword:00000000
    
    

    Once disabled the general tab would look like the below:

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