I was really impressed to see most of my requirements readily available on the "Package database" for the application Adobe Acrobat Professional 8.
http://itninja.com/link/update,-patch-|-acrobat,-reader-7.x---9.x-|-windows
I was able to disable various options like Registration,Adobe Online services, check for updates, Digital editions n few others.. But i just saw that one more requirement of mine is missing in it. I wanna disable the help menu option :
Help --> Online Support --> [Knowledge base; Adobe Support Programs; Accessibilty Resource centre; Generate System report].
Can someone help me in this..
Thanks.
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Create a file called Hidemenu.js and drop this into it:

//HideMenu.js

//Others you could add, however remove // before app.hideMenuItem
//Hides View > Menu Bar
app.hideMenuItem("ShowHideMenuBar");
//Hides View > Toolbars > Beyond Adobe Reader
app.hideMenuItem("ShowHideToolbarReaderDowntown");

//Hides “Document" on main toolbar
//app.hideMenuItem("Document");

//Hides “Tools" on main toolbar
//app.hideMenuItem("Tools");

//Hides Tools > Object Data
//app.hideMenuItem("DataToolsItem");

//Hides Tools > Customize Toolbars
app.hideMenuItem("CustomizeToolbars");

//Hides Help > Beyond Adobe Reader
app.hideMenuItem("GettingStarted");

//Hides Help > How to
app.hideMenuItem("HelpHowTo");

//Help > Online Support
app.hideMenuItem("OnlineSupport");
//Hides Help > Repair Adobe Reader Installation
app.hideMenuItem("DetectAndRepair");

//Hides Help > Purchase Adobe Acrobat
app.hideMenuItem("BuyAcro");

//Hides View > Read Out Loud (Great for Citrix)
//app.hideMenuItem("ReadLoud");
//Hides Edit > Preferences
//app.hideMenuItem("GeneralPrefs");

Just have your install store the Hidemenu.js in C:\installdir\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\Javascripts and when users launch adobe it will hide the requested menus.
Answered 06/23/2008 by: jmcneil14
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app.hideMenuItem("OnlineSupport");
Hi Everyone ,
This script seems to solve my problem also. But i need help in deciding proper name ( to be included in the script) to disable registration option under "Help" Menu Item. Can anyone tell me how to decide on menu name to be included in the script.

Thanks in Advance
Answered 06/23/2008 by: prashanth
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Hey thanks Jamie... That clicked...
BTW i have linked this thread to the "Package Database" also..
Cheers... [:)]
Answered 06/23/2008 by: rayz_0020
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