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Stop the Adobe ARM Services Dead in their Tracks - The Ultimate Adobe Acrobat Hack

Stop the Adobe ARM Service Dead in its tracks with Group Policy Why Stop the Pesky Adobe ARM Software? Adobe ARM is the Adobe Reader Updater. Stop it dead in its tracks to prevent the annoying and nuisance help desk calls about not being able to update Adobe Acrobat, because we are only domain users. Use it to lock down your Adobe configuration to a specific version of software.  Use Windows Group Policy to ensure these settings get passed down to all of your OU's computers. These GPO tricks will work with Adobe Acrobat DC running on Windows 7, with a Windows Server 2008 GPO editor.  Furthermore, if you are a hacker and have cracked the amtlib.dll file to disable the Adobe signon page or you used the AMT Emulator to hack Adobe Acrobat DC, then this bit of advice will be very useful to you. is the leading provider of software protection emulators for Adobe products.  To keep Adobe Updater from removing the emulator, you need to follow this advice.  We wrote a great

DNS.exe APPCRASH Event ID 1000 and 1001

Loading DNS zones fails on a Windows Server 2008 R2-based DNS server DNS service on a windows server 2008 R2 Domain Controller fails with appcrash report. Cause This DNS service crash may occur if DNS is configured to have a CNAME and an SOA record that both exist for the "@" record. The "@" record identifies the root of a DNS zone. This can frequently be identified in the DNS Manager as a record with the < same as parent folder > name. The SOA and NS records are allowed in this folder. RFC 2181 describes name uniqueness checks for CNAME records. According to RFC 2181, the CNAME may not exist in the < same as parent name > folder ("@") of a zone. Resolution To avoid this issue, identify and remove the "@" CNAME record that's causing the issue from the misconfigured zone before you install update KB3145126.  For example, you have a dns zone for that contains:  Name                       Type