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Zenworks 3.x Question to deploy Office 2000 hotfix...can you change the LastUsedSource not to point to a CD-Rom drive?

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Hello all,
Before you answer the above quickly with....
1. You really should use PatchLink.......
2. Create an object that points in HKLM\SW\Classes\Installer\Products\9040xxxxx\SourceList\LastUsedSource to whatever you'd like.

Let me let you into a deeper issue...........
In my current environment, the workstation has a local copy of office in let's say...c:\Office2k or C:\Office2ksp3
Some support people for whatever reason, decided to update some of the users via a CD, so their LastUsedSource points to D:\ or D:\Office2k or D:\OfficeSp3 or maybe in E:\ depending on how many drives/partitions you have.
However they still have a copy locally in C:\office2k or C:\office2ksp3
Running the ohotfix.exe is not the issue for normal users that point locally.
Sometimes, the hotfix will prompt for the D:\ ,is there a clever way in Zenworks 3.2 to detect the existance of the local install and the registry key, change it to the local install path and then launch the ohotfix executable.

I know that in Zenworks 6.x for system requirements, they extended the logic to AND and OR, but how can I get around that
in Zenworks 3.2 without creating two objects to look for C:\office2k and C:\office2ksp3.

I just want to weed out the workstations that had the LastUsedSource at any other drive than C:\office2k or C:\office2ksp3.
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