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how to Push IE 8 using group Policy

Posted on 2011-03-17
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Hi Experts
I want your help to push IE 8 using group policy with MSI package.

Regards,
Sai
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Neil Russell earned 400 total points
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Do you not have a WSUS server to manage your updates and distribution? Or even SCCM for management & distribution?
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Hi,

you can publish ie to user's and assign to computers using GPO software distribution policies.

you can follow the below mentioned KB article
How to use Group Policy to remotely install software in Windows Server 2003 and in Windows Server 2008
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/816102
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Hi,

the easiest way is to create an executable package using IEAK and then deploying it through "Startup Script" for example.

You will find every information about IEAK here : http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc817437.aspx
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by:collaberait
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i am using a WSUS for installation & i want to deploy IE8 only for few systems?how do i use WSUS in this case?
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Create a new Computer Group inside of ALL Computers and then when u Authorise the IE8 package ONLY authorise it against that one Group. Now just ADD computers into the group. Jobs a good un :D
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I really recommend you to create an IEAK package because you will then be able to personalize the installation (define defaut search engine; disable accelerators; personalize anto popup module etc...)
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