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Installing Software on Windows Terminal Server 2008

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We just got a new Windows 2008 server and are going to make it be a terminal server. I know in Windows 2003 you were supposed to go to Add/Remove programs to put new software on a terminal server. How is this done in Windows Server 2008? It seems like it must be different because when I go to Programs and Features and click "Install a program from the network" it doesn't do anything... any help or hints would be appreciated.

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Install the Terminal Server Role
Then just install the "Terminal Server approved" software by running the exe / msi package from explorer
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Alrighty then. We put the role on so I guess we just install as normal. I'm just used to 2003 where you were supposed to do it from Add/Remove programs.
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I've just setup terminal Services 2008 and installed Office 2007 using the exacutable.
Worked a treat
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