Mac Check For Updates

The newest versions of Adobe Flash Player on Windows and Mac OS can regularly check for updates and install them for you. Make sure that you always install the latest version of Adobe Flash Player to protect against security issues.

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  • The newest versions of Adobe Flash Player on Windows and Mac OS can regularly check for updates and install them for you. Make sure that you always install the latest version of Adobe Flash Player to protect against security issues. Change your update settings.
  • Start Reader or Acrobat, and choose Help Check For Updates to install the latest update to your product. Adobe Reader full installers and updates for Mac OS. Adobe Acrobat updates for Mac OS. Click the installer to start the installation process. Additional information.
  • Hi, I manually check for updates on Office 365 for Mac. When i checked today it showed an update due for Word and indicated the file size of 42Mb. Once I clicked to download & update, it ran past 42 Mb and the update file was over 190Mb.

You can change the way Flash Player is updated by right-clicking any rich media content in your browser and choosing Global Settings from the context menu. In the pop-up window, select the Advanced tab, and select an option underUpdates.



Like most modern software, OneNote for Mac is frequently updated to add new functionality and to improve existing features. You can set up OneNote to periodically check for updates automatically, or you can do so manually on your own. Check for updates automatically. On the top menu bar, click Help Check for Updates.

On Windows, you can also change the setting in the Control Panel. Double-click Flash Player, click the Advanced tab, and select an option under Updates.

On Mac OS, you can also go to the System Preferences and double-click the Flash Player icon.

With the release of Flash Player 11.3, update options have changed.

Select this option to download and install updates automatically. This option provides the best protection for your system.

Urgent security updates install automatically without notification.

For scheduled updates, Adobe attempts to notify you before automatically installing them. Scheduled updates can contain enhancements andnonurgent security updates. You have the option to immediately download scheduled updates from Adobe.com and install them yourself without waiting for automatic installation.

Adobe Flash Player regularly checks for updates and notifies you when an update is available. Updates are installed only when you choose to install them.

This option is not recommended. Adobe Flash Player never checks for updates, so your system is vulnerable to security issues. It's necessary to manually check the Adobe website to find the latest version of Flash Player.

To learn about new features and the latest changes to Flash Player, click here.

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To learn about the latest security fixes for Flash Player, click here.

You receive an error when trying to update Acrobat or Reader.

Installing Adobe Reader DC is a two-step process. First, you download the installation package, and then you install Reader from that package file. You don't have to remove the older version of Reader if you are installing Reader. For step-by-step installation instructions, see Install Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Mac OS.

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Uninstall Acrobat DC or older versions of Reader

  1. Acrobat Reader

    • There is no uninstaller for Reader in Mac. You can directly delete the application from the Applications folder.

    Acrobat DC

    • Choose Applications > Adobe Acrobat DC, select the Acrobat DC Uninstaller, and double-click it.
    • Follow the onscreen instructions to uninstall Acrobat.
      In the Authenticate dialog box, type the macOS user name and password for an administrator account and click OK.
      In case you do not remember your password, refer the Apple document: https://support.apple.com/en-in/HT202860.
    • The uninstaller removes only Adobe Acrobat files from the system. It does not remove Acrobat Reader files, Acrobat user data, or files that are shared with other Adobe applications.
  2. Do one of the followings to reinstall your application:

    • Reader: Go to the Adobe Reader Downloads page and click Install Now.
      Refer the article Install Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Mac OS for detailed instructions.
      To install older versions of Reader, refer: Install an older version of Adobe Reader on Mac OS.
    • Acrobat: Download Acrobat from the Acrobat downloads page. Click the installer to start the installation process.
  3. Start Reader or Acrobat, and choose Help > Check For Updates to install the latest update to your product.

This solution works best for error 1301 but can be used to troubleshoot other updater error conditions. For instructions, see Enabling and using the 'root' user in Mac OS X on the Apple website.

After enabling the root user account, log in to the root user account and retry updating Acrobat or Reader.

Solution 3. Update Acrobat Reader and Adobe Acrobat manually

Installers for all supported products also appear on the product download pages (except for the full Acrobat). You can download and manually install these products as follows:

  1. Open the product.
  2. Choose Help > About Acrobat or Acrobat Reader.
  3. Note the version.
  4. Close the product.
  5. If you do not have the latest version installed, download the needed installer from the following locations:
  • Adobe Reader full installers and updates for Mac OS.
  • Adobe Acrobat updates for Mac OS.

6. Click the installer to start the installation process.

The log file is a file generated and appended to at runtime with status, operational, and error information describing what the Updater is doing. This information helps diagnose runtime problems.

In the case of installation failures, check the updater log file to know the reason of failure.

Log location

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Macintosh (Reader): ${HOME}/Library/Logs/Adobe/Adobe Acrobat Reader Updater.log
Macintosh (Acrobat):${HOME}/Library/Logs/Adobe/Adobe Acrobat DC Updater.log

Below is a list of few error codes and the suggested steps to try to resolve the errors.

Error Title Solution
1001-1099, 1100Cannot download update files. Please verify that you are connected to the Internet and check for updates again.Try downloading Reader directly from this page.
1101-1199, 1200
Cannot save files to disk. Please check for updates again.Check for permission issues. Run Disk Utility > Repair Permissions.
1201-1299, 1300Your version of cannot be updated because the application contents have been changed. The update could not be applied because the application contents were modified since the original installation. Please reinstall and check for updates again.A file has changed or is missing. Uninstall and reinstall the program.
1301-1399, 1400Your version of cannot be updated at this time. Please check for updates again later.Enable the root user account and check updating the application.
1401-1499, 1500An error occurred. Please check for updates again later.Restart the Mac and retry.
1501-1899Updater will try again.Restart the Mac and retry.

For details on how to configure and troubleshoot the Updater, see the Acrobat-Reader Updater Guide.

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