Here are some more functions for setup.ini:
The DISABLEEMSFEATURES option is used to disable the Photoshop.com membership features. Enter a value of 1 (DISABLEEMSFEATURES=1) to turn off the Photoshop.com membership features.
The DISABLEOLSFEATURES option is used to disable the retail online services and to display available educational online services. Enter a value of 1 (DISABLEOLSFEATURES=1) to disable retail online services and to display available educational online services.
REBOOT=NO (says it all)
had to edit the 1033.mst file to remove the desktop icon.
It seems that Adobe Photoshop elements figgures out by itself that the application is opened in user mode, and the check for updates is disabled.
As per the additional notes section of this link http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/520/cpsid_52063.html
1. Extract all the files to a network share
2. Edit the .msi with Orca to add the following properties:
EULADelay = 0
Registration = Suppress
Updates = Suppress
3. Add to group policy SW install with transform for your language e.g. 1033.mst for English
If an ols_config file already exists, then too replace it with the one from the installation disk/folder.
Disable Adobe Partner services and when shortcut is launched organizer elements organizer dialog pops up.The following files needs to be at this location
%appdata%\Adobe\Online Services\Photoshop Elements 8.0.0\clients\Photoshop Elements
files need to add: notifications.dat and preferences.dat
%appdata%\Adobe\Online Services\Photoshop Elements 8.0.0\cache
files need to add: cache.dat
files needs to add: psa.prf,APDpreferences.xml,status.dat,customevents.dat
The Adobe Photo Downloader is installed by default, and has an icon which appears in the system tray. Basically, all this application does is takes over the import of graphics files to your computer, whether Elements is running or not.
To disable the Adobe Photo Downloader, set the following registry key value: