3
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2answers
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Group Policy installation failed error %%1274

OK, I have a really tough one I've already spent all morning on. PC is a Win7 64 with SP1 and all MS Patches Usual error everyone is familiar with: The assignment of application Adobe Reader X MUI ...
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1answer
51 views

GPO Software Deployment not working

I am trying to deploy an MSI via GPO, without success. It is an Outlook plugin, and the MSI works (from that location) if I install it manually. I have set it up to be assigned as follows: When I ...
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2answers
156 views

Controlling updates for Google Chrome enterprise deployment

We have been using Chrome's MSI and chrome's group policy templates to deploy it to all our users. Lately we have been bitten by a few bugs that made it into release updates. The latest being scroll ...
3
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2answers
51 views

Is there a way to determine which client machines have installed software from a GPO?

If I assign software with a GPO, I assume that client machines will install this next time they reboot. However, I can't be certain without actually going to each of the clients and checking myself. ...
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1answer
89 views

How Unattended Install is different from GPO Install? [closed]

I want to deploy Microsoft Office, Adobe Reader and FileZilla on the workstations but there are two way doing this, install via GPO or Unattended Install (deployment server). How Unattended Install ...
3
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1answer
72 views

Edit Software Distribution Path in Existing GPO

There is an existing GPO to deploy a software package, the path is no longer valid. I need to either edit the UNC path or create a new Package. I would prefer to edit existing package/modification, ...
0
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1answer
729 views

Assigning software through group policy - how does client know if the package is installed or not

I'm recently trying to use group policy to push out some software at our company. We're running server 2008 R2. When I create the computer GPO and assign the package it will install the first time. ...
2
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1answer
228 views

Uninstall unknown software via group policy.

I'm wondering if this is an possible through group policy. Is possible to define a list of allowed programs and have the rest automatically un-installed when a user logs off/on their computer? ...
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2answers
2k views

Stuck on “removing managed software”

At one time, I had the Software Installation feature in GPO set to install the Java 7 update 11 MSI installer. Then, I removed it with the removal method "immediately uninstall the software from users ...
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0answers
196 views

Windows Server 2008 R2 Software Deployment on Active Directory - Schema Issue

We have two servers, one running Windows Server 2003 SP2 and one running Windows Server 2008 R2. Both servers have their own versions of Group Policy Management (1.0.2 on 2003 and 6.0.0.1 on 2008). ...
6
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2answers
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Deploying Office 2013 via GPO

Looking at potential ways to deploy Office 2013 via GPO. First and most obvious way is to run a startup script which calls the Office 2013 setup.exe. Problem here is what happens after it is ...
2
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1answer
1k views

How to deploy .exe using Software installation GPO

Is there some way I can use the Software Installation GPO in Server 2012 to deploy things like Java and Adobe Reader? Problem is these are .exe setup files and it seems that Software Installation GPO ...
0
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3answers
937 views

GPO Software Uninstall Not Taking Place

I am having some trouble with my software GPO's and can't seem to find any answers using Google. I successfully deployed software using my policy but when I delete another, the uninstallation of the ...
2
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1answer
4k views

Java update/install via group policy

I trying to deploy the latest Java RE version via GP, Java 7 update 9. I want to update computers that are currently running an older version of Java, a mixture of 7.6 and 7.7, some computers are ...
3
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4answers
289 views

GPO: Deploying software

I've set up a lab with 3 machines (2 Win7, 1 Win8) with the host being Win2008R2 acting as the DC (ADUC installed etc..). I've created a software package GPO and linked it to my domain: Here's the ...
5
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1answer
3k views

How do I deploy MS hotfix KB959628 exe/msp via a gpo easily?

I have been given a Microsoft hotfix that I need to deploy over the entire domain. I want to use GPO as the users do not have admin rights and Office was not deployed from an administrative point. It ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

Convert from Manual, to Group Policy Based Software Deployment

We are in the process of upgrading our domain environment from Windows 200, to Windows 2008 R2 (sigh of relief). When the upgrade is completed, we would like to move to using GPO software deployment. ...
1
vote
3answers
432 views

deploying AV via GPO only to workstations

We have a small (>100 machines) Windows domain running Server 2008R2. We use Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 I want to have GPO deploy the AV software to client machines automatically, but only ...
1
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1answer
494 views

Installing Software Using GPO

I would like to install Google SketchUp using GPO, so that it installs automatically to client machines, at log on. I have found the MSI package, and copied it to an accessible network share. ...
0
votes
2answers
118 views

GPO: How to determine why an .msi didn't install via Active Directory

I've created a GPO to push out an .msi packages to PCs in a particular OU. I've confirmed that: the target client PCs firewalls are not blocking traffic the folder containing the .msi is shared on ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

Multiple installers attached to a single GPO?

Can more than one installer (msi, mst) be linked to a GPO to deploy multiple packages at once?
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1answer
522 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 ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Deploying .msi application through GPO doesn't work

I've been trying to deploy the forticlient SSL VPN application (.msi format) into my domain machines, using a GPO. Even though I made a silent previous installation by issuing the command: msiexec /qb ...
0
votes
2answers
170 views

Group Policy: Assigning and Publishing Software Packages

If you link a GPO to an OU that is designed to push out say, Excel 2007, and half of the computers in that OU already have that software installed, will the GPO be smart enough to notice, or will it ...
1
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1answer
972 views

Deploy MS Access Runtime via group policy

I am trying to deploy Access 2007 runtime via group policy and I am having a problem. So, i downloaded the AccessRT.exe and run accessrt.exe /extract to get the msi file. Then when I try to attach the ...
8
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2answers
1k views

Upgrade software package installed with GPO

Since recently I have been using AD policies to deploy software packages through GPO on a small domain. This had been working well, but I am not sure what is the correct procedure for upgrading a ...
3
votes
1answer
707 views

Deploy MSI silently - Cisco CAD Client Configuration

Deploy a MSI using Group Policy. Sounds easy right? This MSI (CAD Client Configuration.msi) prompts for the IP address of our UCCX server. Most MSI's I have dealt with I can install silently uisng ...
2
votes
3answers
526 views

Instant MSI deployment via GPO

Is it possible to instantly deploy a certain piece of software by creating a GPO in Active Directory? I realize it's possible to do this but only after rebooting the computer, and that is something we ...
1
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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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1answer
209 views

When / how can I delete old source folders for software installed via group policy?

So I installed Acrobat Reader 9.3 via group policy. When the 9.3.1 patch came out, I copied the original 9.3 installation source folder to a new folder, and applied the patch there. Then I created a ...
4
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3answers
1k views

GPO silent software deployment

I have added a software package to my networks Computer Configuration in the Group Policy Management Editor for SBS 2008. I've noticed that even after adding the package, and rebooting a machine on ...
0
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2answers
595 views

Link order and best practices when updating a computer assigned application in Group Policy/Active Directory

Say I've assigned Adobe Reader 9.1.0 to an organizational unit. I now want to update all the PCs in that OU to 9.1.2 I've created a new package to assign to the OU and it will deploy OK. I found how ...