troubleshooting Question

GPO Computer assigned software only installing desktop/start menu shortcuts

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I am deploying the latest Firefox and Skype msi's

Downloadable here...
http://www.frontmotion.com/news/firefox/releases/firefox-44-0-2/
http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-msi

The msi's are stored in a share (Share permissions set to Read for Authenticated Users. NTFS permissions set to Read for Authenticated Users too)

I'm using UNC paths in the GPO.

The software fails to install, shortcuts appear on the desktop and start menu. If you click the desktop shortcut it launches the msi.

The Application event log is recording event ID 119:-
Software Installation encountered an unexpected error while reading from the MSI file \\<FULL PATH REMOVED>\Firefox-44.0.2-en-GB.msi. The error was not serious enough to justify halting the operation. The following error was encountered: The operation completed successfully.

If I run these msi's manually, they install fine. Previous releases from these vendors have always worked. Which to me rules out fault msi files.

The only recent changes to our network is the introduction of our first 2012 R2 Domain Controller (yes the domain was "prepped")

Any assistance will be appreciated :)
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