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: ■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. That indicates that you have to add them together and put them in the Admin Flags key.

you can simply edit the MSI or create a transform for it to never ask for updates again: Deploy i Tunes and disable automatic update checking: Download i Tunes from the apple website and run it, go to %temp%\IXPnnn. Chip, Dunno if this is of any help to you, but I had a look at the installer for i Tunes 10.

The following might happen if your security software is causing an issue with i Tunes: * If you see error 9006, your computer might not be able to connect to Apple servers or your i Phone, i Pad, or i Pod touch.

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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 terms.

@echo 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.

For more information refer to this Apple kb page: Install these MSI's that come with the i Tunes MSI: 1. Out of curiosity, has anyone tried this and did it work? The MSI called i has a property called SCHEDULE_ASUW, which I'm pretty sure stands for Schedule Apple Software Update Wizard... Seriously wish I didn't have to rely on i Tunes bloatware, but there aren't many options, at least for an i Pod owner.

so I'm thinking giving this a value of 0 is the key to turning off updates. We need it to setup i Pads and i Phones, makes it much easier and quicker for the user to download apps and then sync to the device.

You can set your App Store preferences to “Download newly available updates in the background”.

If you're using OS X El Capitan v10.11.5 or later, these updates include major new mac OS versions, like mac OS Sierra.

Security software created by companies other than Apple can prevent i Tunes from connecting to Apple servers or to devices.

Sometimes, you might see a numeric error message when you sync, update, back up, or restore your device.

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.

If you’re having issues using Air Play, Home Sharing, i Tunes, or Remote, test the connectivity between the computers or devices in your house.