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User Group Policy in Server 2008 to set Default Profile settings

I have computers to deploy and want to apply changes to the default user policy on these PCs automatically. What's the best way to do this? Our current procedure is: Create the computer account in ...
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1answer
395 views

Security has requested to process its policy settings again. Error

I am receiving the following error with a yellow exclamation mark in the group policy results wizard when deploying software using a GPO. Security has requested to process its policy settings ...
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99 views

Recurrence of an MSIEXEC package deployment through GPO

We want to use this simple command in a batch file: msiexec /package "\path\package.msi" /quiet /norestart We want to deploy it to all users and their machines. We want it to be installed only once, ...
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I deployed Flash Player via a Software Installation policy. How to upgrade?

I have a Windows Server 2008 machine as my DC. Earlier this year I created a Software Installation GPO to deploy Adobe Flash Player plugin MSI. I assigned the policy to the computers, about half run ...
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2answers
61 views

Deploy all MSIs from a folder-share to group of computers via domain group-policy?

Is it possible to deploy all MSI packages within a folder-share to a group of computers, with a single group-policy object? If so, how?
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Do enterprises expect MSIs to uninstall previous product version?

I am about to give deliver an upgrade to a product in the form of an MSI to an enterprise. I believe they deploy this to various workstations via GPO. What is the likely sequence of events in ...
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1answer
521 views

Difficulty deploying software to domain workstations with Server 2008

Using a GPO I've tried to deploy (in this case) Chrome to a series of locked down workstations with limited usage. This is on a server 2008 R2 installation, with the clients running Windows 7 ...
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2answers
442 views

Can't assign software to non-admin account

I'm trying to deploy software on our domain using group policy, but I am only able to do so if the user is a member of a group with administrative privileges. We do not want to allow users to install ...
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3answers
239 views

Unable to Deploy Application Using Active Directory and GPO

I'm unable to deploy an application using Active Directory and GPO, and I can't figure out why the deployment is not taking place. Below are the steps I took; does anyone know what is or could be ...
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1answer
788 views

Deploy BgInfo Utility via a GPO

When I deploy to a client the BgInfo utility via a GPO,I am receiving the following error. Error code:800A408 here is my script code. Set objShell = CreateObject(“Wscript.Shell”) objShell.Run ...
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Managing self-updating Windows software in GPO-deployed packages

Being very new to Windows software distribution for a small network (<50 clients) I was wondering how software packages like Adobe's Reader or Java are handled. I can deploy them as MSIs via group ...
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2answers
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Enterprise level control of ClickOnce product on corporate network with group policy?

Hi there I'm a developer looking at introducing ClickOnce deployment for an internal .NET Winforms application that will be distributed via the corporate network. Currently the product roll out and ...
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1answer
550 views

How to make sure my GPO are applied in the correct order

I'm deploying VMware player through a GPO, and I'd like to apply specific ACLs to the install folder, and to the D:\VMWARE folder I'm creating during the player install. I also have to add the vmware ...
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1answer
351 views

Log files for group policy application deployment

I'm looking into using group policy to deploy a couple of applications. I want to have the log of each installation written to a shared folder on a file server for tracking purposes. I can create the ...
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1answer
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Group policy software installation Upgrade vs Replace

I select upgrade in gpo software install to upgrade an existing package. I am not replacing the package. Will the old package and the upgrade package be installed on new computers joining the domain? ...
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1answer
298 views

Software deployment to Vista and Win7

How we can deploy software using GPO from Server 2003 to Vista or Win7?
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How to deploy LogMeIn Free via GPO to entire domain?

I am looking to deploy LogMeIn to several clients. I am using LogMeIn Central with LogMeIn free. Central allows me to create an install URL to send to a client, but I want to create a GPO to ...
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3answers
596 views

Redeploying Office to a single client after manual uninstall

One of our client PC's recently got random crash issues with MS Word. I manually uninstalled Office 2003 locally on the client, ran "gpupdate /force /boot" and expected the client to reinstall Office ...
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1answer
818 views

“Touching” software deployment group policy programmatically or via script

I have an internal application that uses the Windows Installer. Each update to this application is a "major upgrade" (different product code, same upgrade code) and it calls RemoveExistingProducts. ...
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2answers
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software package disappeared in GPO after access rights change

in GPO, this item Computer > Software settings > Assigned applications > IE8_package was on Security tab set "Authenticated users" to "Deny". After that it disappeared from GPO, it is ...
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What are the popular (free?) options for application deployment?

I manage a small school network with about 150 machines. I am looking for an easy way to deploy software to all the machines without having to visit each one. I've used Symantec Ghost to get the ...
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3answers
2k views

How is software deployed via Active Directory?

What are the steps required for deploying a software package via Active Directory / GPO?
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6answers
4k views

How to correctly deploy Adobe Reader 9.1

I have recently tried to deploy Adobe Reader 9.1 onto our network here. (SBS 2003 server and XP Workstations) I followed the instructions for the extraction of the installer and .msi and then ...
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IE8 Deployment Issues

We're attempting to deploy IE8 to finally upgrade our environment from IE6. However, we've hit a couple of issues and wondered if anyone else has had similar problems. I've downloaded IEAK for IE8 ...
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4answers
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Published software not displayed in Add/Remove Programs

I just followed How to use Group Policy to remotely install software in Windows Server 2003 to try publishing a software (MSI file). I could follow all the steps, but the supposedly successfully ...