0adobeRestoring Adobe Application Manager updates

In a recent update to Cre­at­ive Suite 6 Adobe have changed the func­tion­al­ity of the Applic­a­tion Man­ager.  This used to launch the same Applic­a­tion Updates win­dow that is avail­able when select­ing Help: Updates from with­in any Adobe App, but it now launches a login win­dow for Cre­at­ive Cloud, which not all CS6 users have or want.  A simple change will have the ori­gin­al func­tion­al­ity restored

The default short­cut path, post update, will point to
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\OOBE\PDApp\core\PDapp.exe" --appletID=CCM_UI --appletVersion=1.0 --workflow=CCM_workflow_launch
or some­thing equi­val­ent on your sys­tem.  Simply replace both instances of CCM with UWA to restore the pre­vi­ous func­tion of the short­cut.  Once I’d changed my short­cut it looked like this:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\OOBE\PDApp\core\PDapp.exe" --appletID=UWA_UI --appletVersion=1.0 --workflow=UWA_workflow_launch
I’m not sure why Adobe made this change, or why they failed to provide these instruc­tions when asked, but hope­fully they’ll provide an offi­cial way to restore this func­tion­al­ity soon.

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