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Upgrading software through GPOs

Posted on 2007-03-29
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Basically I am looking for clarification on an issue.  I seem to remember that it is impossible to use GPOs and AD to upgrade software that has been manually installed on a desktop.  Please confirm whether I am correct in this as I don't want to go out and manually uninstall software, assign it to computers, and then push the updates through GPOs.

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wsstechs,

It depends on the nature of the app....if it is an upgrade package that you roll out then i beleive its ok, however if it isnt, then you will get errors....if the software was originally installed via GPO you should be ok to uninstall it globally

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James
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I guess I will just have to do some testing then.
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