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Altiris Adobe Reader 10 Patch Silent Install

Posted on 2011-03-03
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Hello all,

I need to deploy the latest Adobe Reader 10X patch (AdbeRdrUpd1001_Tier1.msp) using Altiris Deployment Console 6.9 on Windows 7 machines. I have created a script to install it seen below:

\\SERVERNAME\Shared_Apps$\AdobeReader10\AdbeRdrUpd1001_Tier1.msp /qn

After I run the job on a destination machine, the Altiris console says 'Executing Script...' and never leaves that status. The elapsed time just keeps on growing and growing. What is happening is that the destination machine is getting the following window:

Message
How do I get around this problem? I would rather not have to walk around to a few hundred computers to apply this patch.

Thanks in advance for your help!

Kody
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IE7 removed "intranet" security zone, you have to add your servers (using GPO) to trusted sites
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I'm back to work now after the weekend. I will try your suggestion and post back the results.

Thanks,

Kody
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you can run msp files with %windir%\system32\msiexec.exe without sec warnings.
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I ended up finding the solution on Microsoft's technet forum. Thank you for your assistance. Here is a link to the forum that I found the solution on:

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en/itprovistadesktopui/thread/7aaa9657-123e-4b4e-b31b-4e04543c13cf

Regards,

Kody
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I accepted own solution because I found the answer on my own. Thank you to all that participated in this question.
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