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Posted on 2014-03-19
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I have 2 msi files that need to be loaded upon use.  The problem is the user's have no rights to install things.  As an administrator I can login and install this software.  This software is used for viewing XRays from a Citrix Connection.  Once I'm logged in as administrator and I run the software (I usually view and image and the software installs automatically) then all the  users are ok.  Is there any way I can allow this software to install either via GPO, registry setting, etc so that I don't have to continually install this.  We have over 1200 machines and all use this.
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You need to create a test ou and test this because there is the RARE MSI file that doesn't work right, BUT, you can deploy the software via Active Directory - see

Deploying a MSI through GPO
http://www.advancedinstaller.com/user-guide/tutorial-gpo.html
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by:WellingtonIS
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ok may work, just one question.. If I do this via GPO and software install, does this constantly try to install the software?
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Not normally, but again, you need to test!
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If the install succeeds, then of course not.
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thanks. this seems to have done the trick.
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