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Mac Bash script to kill Adobe Create Cloud and other processes that Adobe forces on us.
#!/bin/bash
echo "\n\n--- Killing Stupid Adobe Auto Load Crap ---\n\n"
launchctl unload -w /Library/LaunchAgents/com.adobe.AdobeCreativeCloud.plist
launchctl unload -w /Library/LaunchAgents/com.adobe.AAM.Updater-1.0.plist
echo "\n\n--- Done! ---\n\n"
@WadeShuler
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WadeShuler commented Apr 25, 2017

Feel free to add to this 👍

@rtmvnv
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rtmvnv commented Feb 20, 2018

I get an error message for both commands: "/Library/LaunchAgents/com.adobe.AdobeCreativeCloud.plist: Could not find specified service"
While the files actually exist in those folders.

@Kiyos
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Kiyos commented Mar 5, 2018

I’m getting the same errors, and files do exist. macOS 10.13.3, Adobe Creative Cloud 2018.

@veegee
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veegee commented May 15, 2018

@rtmvnv, Don't use sudo

@yelban
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yelban commented May 30, 2018

what about /Library/LaunchAgents/com.adobe.GC.Invoker-1.0.plist ?

@fdelaneau
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fdelaneau commented Jun 14, 2018

After being run once you will always get the message: Could not find specified service.
That only proves that it worked :)

@asarkar
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asarkar commented Mar 8, 2019

No such this as launchctl unload -w /Library/LaunchAgents/com.adobe.AAM.Updater-1.0.plist with CC 2019. The files that exist are:

com.adobe.AdobeCreativeCloud.plist  com.adobe.GC.Invoker-1.0.plist      
com.adobe.GC.AGM.plist              com.microsoft.update.agent.plist

@studgeek
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studgeek commented Apr 6, 2019

See https://apple.stackexchange.com/a/356217/23876 for a complete list for adobe.

@testacode
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testacode commented Jul 10, 2020

See https://apple.stackexchange.com/a/356217/23876 for a complete list for adobe.

Thanks!

@mhucka
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mhucka commented Aug 13, 2021

FWIW I combined some of the answers from the Stack Overflow answers into a gist here: https://gist.github.com/mhucka/59e785a315d813d14cd0258b89a2fcac

This was not done to try to compete with anyone; I wanted a one-shot sledgehammer solution that covered all the possibilities, wrote a quick script, and thought it might be appropriate to mention here.

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