SCCM Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Enterprise Deployment

SCCM Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Enterprise Deployment.

1. First you need to download the Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Enterprise:

  • Select an Operating system
  • Select a language
  • Select a version

2. After you have downloaded the installer you can extract the .exe files (using elevated PowerShell) so you can access the .MSI file;

The parameters are:

-sfx_ne : Do not execute any file after installation (overrides the -e switch) This switch should be used if user only wants to extract the installer contents and not run the installer.
-sfx_o : Specifies the name of folder where the expanded package is placed. The folder name should be enclosed in quotation marks. It is best if you do not use an existing folder.
-sfx_nu : Silently extracts the installation files from the EXE.

.\AcroRdrDC1901020098_en_US.exe -sfx_o"C:\temp\AcroRdrDC19\Deployment" -sfx_ne

NOTE: This doesn’t work with web installer.

3. After you have extracted the installer and having access to the .MSI file then you can create a .MST file with the Acrobat Customization Wizard DC;

4. Start the Acrobat Customization Wizard DC;

5. Click Open Package and point to the .MSI file;

Then you can start using the Wizard to customize the installation




6. Under Personalization Options

  • Click Suppress display of End User License Agreement (EULA)

7. Under Install Options

  • Click Make Reader the default PDF viewer
  • Click Silently (no interface)
  • Click Suppress reboot

8. Under Shortcuts

  • Click Remove the Adobe shortcuts on Desktop

9. Under Online Services and Features

  • Disable upsell
  • Disable Adobe Acrobat Document Cloud Serivces
  • Disable Adobe Sign
  • Disable Send for Review
  • Disable third party connections such ad Dropbox, Google Drive, etc.
  • Disable Sharepoint connector
  • Set Disable product updates as you need

10. Save Package

11. Then you are ready to deploy Adobe Reader DC with your favorite deployment tool by running the Setup.exe (without any keys, we already set Silently (no interface)).

P. S. For SCCM deployments set Uninstall option:

Uninstall Program:

msiexec /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1058-7B44-AC0F074E4100} /qn

Uninstall start in:

C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat Reader DC

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