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Application Configuration Notes: Adobe Reader 8

Documentation and logs for UVM OS and application distribution methodologies
Adobe provides a free tool to allow customization of the Adobe Reader for corporate deployment:
However, it is just as easy to rip the MSI-based installer out of the public download...
  • Go to, dowload the full Adobe Reader installer.
  • Start the installer, wait for "recompositing" to complete.
  • Go to your %temp% directory, find "AcroRead.MSI" and all other files in the same directory (i.e. ""), copy this file, then cancel the install.
  • You can now install Adobe reader using:
    msiexec /i AcroRead.msi /qb /norestart