The Adobe Updater

by Simon. Average Reading Time: less than a minute.

An error message you never want to see showed up on the Adobe Updater:

The Adobe Update must update itself before it can check for updates. Would you like to update the Adobe Updater now?

This article has been tagged

, , , ,

Other articles I recommend

Configuring ColdFusion 8 with Apache

After installing ColdFusion 8 and Apache successfully you may still see an “HTTP 500 Internal Server Error” when navigating to a ColdFusion page. All is not lost, you simply need to configure, or check the configuration of Apache. Apache requires very little post installation modification, but it is always good practice to check the httpd.conf file to ensure that the ColdFusion “install” scripts did what they were supposed to do.

Error to Error

From error to error one discovers the entire truth.

Great Adobe AIR Applications to Check Out

Since the Adobe Integrated Runtime (AIR) was released at the end of February, we now have a stable platform on which to build desktop applications with our existing web skills. A number of people have already started and the Adobe AIR Marketplace is filling with AIR applications by the day.

So what is the big deal?

  • My head hurts.

  • barry.b

    Adobe gets more like Mircrosoft every day ….

    … now they’re making software that wants to climb up it’s own bum!

  • Clearly Adobe are employing numpties since the alert message is even more bizarre on the mac:

    “Adobe Update Manager could not close Safari, Adobe Acrobat, or Adobe Reader. Adobe Update Manager requires Safari, Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader to be closed before it can install the selected updates. If you are running Safari, Adobe Acrobat, or Adobe Reader, please close those applications and then click on Continue to install the selected updates. You may also press Cancel to install the selected updates at a later time.”


  • There is a whole website dedicated to Adobe madness: