troubleshooting Question

Stop 'remove the package when the policy is no longer in scope'

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We have a windows 2003 active directory domain. We use group policies and a software distribution point that installed Microsoft office.

The software was installed with the 'remove the package when the policy is no longer in scope' on the GP set.

So, now when we move the PC's out of the domain, MS Office uninstalls.

Can we stop the software from uninstalling once removed from the domain?

I'm told if i setup another OU and move the PC's to the new OU that doesn't have the policy applied and if I flag the OU with 'block inheritance'. it shouldn't remove the software.

Can we stop the software from automatically removing when we remove the PC from the domain?
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