LiveCycle Designer is no longer bundled with Acrobat XI (which is part of that Suite). This post explains how you can get a free copy:
Thank you for the feedback on the pop-ups. I'll be following up with our internal team to make sure we are showing these appropriately and not annoying you. They should be more informational than marketing.
In are early January release we will be adding a preference to allow custoemrs to turn these off completely.
I filled out all of that on December 13, 2012. No one has even bothered to