Inside this folder is an Apple Software Update entry that you should delete to permanently stop the app from popping up.When you connect an i Phone or i Pad to a computer with i Tunes and an i OS software update is available, you will be notified with a pop-up that tells you a new version of i OS is available and asks if you want to update to the new version of i OS system software.
Unfortunately, Apple makes it a point to push the i Cloud desktop app and Quick Time on to Windows users through the Apple Software Update app that anyone running i Tunes is stuck with.I have changed the configuration, then took that file, created new user and launched the app by copying that to that path for that user and it worked. ORIGINAL: chipmat31 Hey Dunnpy, thanks for your quick response. If someone has any insight, I would appreciate any input. I call everything with this bat file (saved in the same folder as the extracted MSIs): Chip, I am having the same issue.I have done this on stand alone pc with Windows XP SP2. I found the Windows Managed i Tunes client article very helpful. According to the article, If you want to specify parental control preferences that will be inherited by new user accounts, these can be created under the following key: Ã¢Â–Â HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Apple Computer, Inc.\i Tunes\Parental Controls\Default\ So I created the following key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Apple Computer, Inc.\i Tunes\Parental Controls\Default\Admin Flags I then added these 3 DWORD valules to the Admin Flags key (as detailed in the Windows Managed i Tunes Client article): k Parental Flags_Locked with a hex value of 00000001 k Parental Flags_Disable Check For Updates with a hex value of 00000100 k Parental Flags_Disable Check For App Updates with a hex value of 00200000 However I'm still being prompted with the "A new version of i Tunes (10.2) is available. Whenever a new version of i Tunes is available, I am getting prompted to update.This application alerts users to new versions of Apple software. Bonjour provides zero-configuration network discovery of printers, shared i Tunes libraries, and other services. I use my K1000 to update software periodically, on my own [email protected] Installing -------- i Tunes start /wait msiexec /i Apple Application /qn /norestart start /wait msiexec /i Apple Mobile Device /qn /norestart start /wait msiexec /i /qn /norestart start /wait msiexec /i Quick /qn /norestart start /wait msiexec /i i /qn /norestart exit Out of curiosity I had a look on this. Admin Flags is a value under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Apple Computer, Inc.\i Tunes\Parental Controls\Default\ and not a key with separate values under it as you have it. Need to prevent i Tunes 10.x from dislplaying the "A new version of i Tunes (10.2) is available. Is there a registry setting that I can change that will uncheck the "Check for new software updates automatically" box, that I can use Group Policy to deploy to the PCs that I manage? Chip, The Package KB entry for i Tunes has some useful information (the entry is linked to this thread now, see the top of this thread, under the title) - the first URL in the 'Notes' section links to an Apple article that details some registry keys around checking for updates.Hope this helps, Dunnpy Hey Dunnpy, thanks for your quick response. If someone has any insight, I would appreciate any input. Chip Chip, you use the flags the wrong way, as it is stated in the Apple KB, these flags are bitmask flags.This component is required for i Tunes to sync and manage mobile devices.NO_ASUW=1 DonÃ¢Â€Â™t install Apple Software Update for Windows. DonÃ¢Â€Â™t omit Quick Time unless youÃ¢Â€Â™re sure the client computer already has the latest version installed." So from Altiris I just had "NO_ASUW=1", that seemed to run ok in the background but then I got a message "Apple Application Support is not install", even with just "" I go this error. I simply 1 unpacked the installation 2 deleted the Apple software update msi 3 zipped it up with an that calls the remaining msi installers 4 uploaded to KACE 5 was rather pleased (I do the same for quicktime which unlike itunes is on all my computers) I have never had trouble from this.I don't know wether u had tried this but it worked for me. You come up with the value for Admin Flags by adding up the values for all the preferences you want to apply.There is a file i Tunes under C:\Documents and Settings\USER\Local Settings\Application Data\Apple Computers\i Tunes and this is managing the upates. So, in your case: [font="Courier New"]k Parental Flags_Locked = 00000001 k Parental Flags_Disable Check For Updates = 00000100 k Parental Flags_Disable Check For App Updates = 00200000 Admin Flags = 00200101 Admin Flags would then be added as a value directly under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Apple Computer, Inc.\i Tunes\Parental Controls\Default\: [font="Courier New"]REG ADD "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Apple Computer, Inc.\i Tunes\Parental Controls\Default" /v "Admin Flags" /t REG_DWORD /d 0x00200101 /f I do something very similiar to Tentacle Master. Except i rename quicktime to aaaquicktime so installs before itunes (thanks apple).