troubleshooting Question

Can you upgrade software via group policy if the previous version was not installed using group policy?

Avatar of National-Lumber
National-Lumber asked on
Windows Server 2003Active Directory
6 Comments1 Solution700 ViewsLast Modified:
We are in the middle of implementing group policy at my company to do software deployments.  All the applications so far were installed by hand.  Is it possible to do upgrades from here on out if the current applications were not installed using group policy?  My first guess would be no judging by when I am in the upgrades tab of the new version, I have no previous  GPO to point the new upgrade software package at.  Windows 2003 server and XP clients.
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
Erik Bjers
Principal Systems Administrator

Our community of experts have been thoroughly vetted for their expertise and industry experience.

Join our community to see this answer!
Unlock 1 Answer and 6 Comments.
Start Free Trial
Learn from the best

Network and collaborate with thousands of CTOs, CISOs, and IT Pros rooting for you and your success.

Andrew Hancock - VMware vExpert
See if this solution works for you by signing up for a 7 day free trial.
Unlock 1 Answer and 6 Comments.
Try for 7 days

”The time we save is the biggest benefit of E-E to our team. What could take multiple guys 2 hours or more each to find is accessed in around 15 minutes on Experts Exchange.

-Mike Kapnisakis, Warner Bros