Create new DWORD bAllowOpenFile in HKCU\Software\Adobe\<product: Acrobat or Reader>\<version>\Originals
How can I disable and lockdown the PDF File Attachments option?
Last updated on Sep 30, 2022 12:23:14 PM GMT | Also Applies to Acrobat Reader
As an Enterprise customer, I sometimes need to adjust our installs of Acrobat or Acrobat Reader after deployment. I want to make sure that the end users cannot change this security option, so I need an option to grey out the menu item. Changing the setting manually via the User Interface (Preferences > Trust Manager) is not an option.
- Acrobat Reader
Set the key to 0 to deselect option
Create new DWORD bSecureOpenFile in HKCU\Software\Adobe\<product: Acrobat or Reader>\<version>\Originals
Set the key to 1 to lockdown the option
Setting both keys will result in the option being deselected and greyed out in the UI: