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GPO and software deployment on Windows Server 2008 Standard

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Here is my issue, I'm running a windows server 2008 and I'm trying to deploy a firefox software installation to certain users. I created a group policy on Active directory and setup the Group Policy Object and for some reason, it does not seem to deplay firefox when I login to one of the users? can someone give me links or suggestion on what to try to solve this issue... Much appreciated.
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by:upalakshitha
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I think you have not published via msi package. it is easiest way
How to use Group Policy to remotely install software in Windows Server 2008 and in Windows Server 2003  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/816102#method2
  Exe to msi Converter free http://www.qwertylab.com/FreeTools.aspx
thanks
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Great tip. Thank you.
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