Adobe boasted about protected mode in Adobe Reader X and not added any significant new features to its free PDF Reader. IF you’re unable to download and install Adobe Reader X we’ve  covered offline installer for Adobe Reader X . By default, updates for Adobe Reader X will be downloaded and with your consent they will be installed after restart of your Computer. If you don’t want Adobe to download or install updates, you can disable automatic updates for Adobe Reader X , here is how.

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Disable Updates for Adobe Reader X

1. Open Adobe Reader X, from Edit Menu click Preferences,

2.  Select “Updater” category on the left pane, select “Do not Download or install updates automatically”.

disable Adobe Reader X's updates

3. Click OK to save changes.