Disable Client Windows Installer Problem

Posted on 2006-05-15
Last Modified: 2010-04-18
Due to our ERP system we run, "Domain Users" have to have local admin rights.  However, I am attempting to disable the Windows Installer option in my GPO.

All other policies are working just fine.  Howver, I think because the users have local admin rights, this GPO is not working correctly.  Is there a work arround?  I basically only want them to be able to install what is made avaiilable to them in Add/Remove Programs.
Question by:chrisryhal
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    Using the GPO, disable the "Windows Installer" serivce.
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    Hi chrisryhal,

    you are going to need to remove the local admin priviliges, windows installer policy only blocks some installations which use the windows installer, any other installer programs are allowed....

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