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Distributing Windows Installer 2.0 over network

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I'm trying to distribute Windows Installer 2.0 over my network, but I can't get it to work.

I've tried creating a MSI package of it and deploy it with a GPO, but this doesn't work.

Any other ideas?
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by:jmiller47
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If you have Symantec Ghost Corporate Edition, it is rather easy to make application packages. I don't suppose you have this do you?
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Otherwise, is your GPO installation package being applied to your workstations and not working or is it not being applied?

You can tell by running GPRESULT from the Resource kit. Make sure that you read the syntax of the command and run it with verbose parameters to really see what is going on and why. If you need any help with it, just ask..
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by:Aico
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Well. I've assigned it to my computers and it seems to install fine, but when I check the version, it still reads 1.1 instead of 2.0.

I'll take a look at the GPRESULT tool. See what it says.

Thanks for the tip.
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Can you please let me know why you decided on a B grade? You may not have read the EE policy on grades so I posted it below. Generally, only give something under an A grade only if an Expert was VERY vague and did not follow up or chose not to offer any more info. If you can post the results from GPResult or work with me more, I am sure we can come to an easy solution.

It is usually good to allow an expert to work all the way through the problem and have all the information posted here so that people have a good knowledgebase to look through on future problems.

Thanks


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