MS OFfice 2010 deployment - upgrades using KBOX

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Hi, we own a system management device called the KBOX by KACE... or dell now. But I am trying to figure out how to use it to deploy the Office 2010 Standard Software package.

It allows you to upload a zip of the files... then it downloads the zip to the computers.  

Next it executes a command line. I have tried every command line i could possible try and cant get it to work.

Does anybody else have experience doing this? Or possible can suggest another way other than GPO ?

command lines used:

setup.exe
setup.exe /adminfile custom.msp
setup.exe /adminfile custom.msp /config Standard.WW\config.xml

doesnt work...  I see the download, i see it extract... and thats as far as I get
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1 is for SCCM, so that wont work as I dont have that.
2 is command lines... i know all of those, they are just not working while trying to deply with my KBOX
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i figured it out


1) setup.exe /admin <this will launch the tool to create your .msp file
2) save your .msp file to the Updates folder
3) Make sure you zip all of the files themselves, not the folder.
4) Installation Command - Configure Manually

Here is the command: "setup.exe" /adminfile "Updates\ourfile.msp"
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The first two steps, more or less are listed @
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff404178.aspx

"To customize Office Setup, use the command line setup.exe /admin to start the Office Customization Tool.
Save and name the newly created .msp file, and then put it in the \Updates folder for Office Professional Plus 2010"
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its at least an assisted answer...anyway...
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The first two steps, more or less are listed @
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff404178.aspx

"To customize Office Setup, use the command line setup.exe /admin to start the Office Customization Tool.
Save and name the newly created .msp file, and then put it in the \Updates folder for Office Professional Plus 2010"

its at least an assisted answer...anyway...
Accepting with a partial point award.

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