[gptalk] Re: trying to deploy Office Compatibility Pack

  • From: "Bobby Benninger" <bobby.benninger@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2008 15:22:31 -0400

I set the MSI up under Computer Configuration > Software Installation, not
under User Configured.

So this would mean this is per computer right?




On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 2:50 PM, Darren Mar-Elia <darren@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>  To add onto this Bobby, it doesn't actually sound like the package
> installed successfully, or at least it is not being activated successfully.
> Did you install it per-user? IF so, did you select to install at first logon
> in the Software Installation UI?
>
>
> Darren
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> *From:* gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On
> Behalf Of *Nelson, Jamie
> *Sent:* Thursday, July 10, 2008 11:46 AM
> *To:* gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Subject:* [gptalk] Re: trying to deploy Office Compatibility Pack
>
>
>
> Sometimes when you deploy software through Software Installation policy it
> installs in "per-user" mode for the SYSTEM account. I always make sure and
> use the ALLUSERS=1 argument to ensure that scenario doesn't happen.
>
>
>
> *Jamie Nelson* | Infrastructure Consultant | BI&T Operations | Devon
> Energy | Work: 405.552.8054 | http://www.dvn.com
>
>
>
> *From:* gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On
> Behalf Of *Bobby Benninger
> *Sent:* Thursday, July 10, 2008 1:40 PM
> *To:* gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Subject:* [gptalk] trying to deploy Office Compatibility Pack
>
>
>
> I am starting to really hate this MSI.
>
>
>
> Anyway I was having trouble before getting the GPO to apply because of a
> USERENV error in the Application Log, I removed Symantec A/V to resolve this
> error and now the GPO applies correctly.
>
>
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> Now my problem is that even though the GPO applied and "Office
> Compatibility Pack" shows in add/remove programs, whenever I open a DOCX
> file I get prompted to do download the Compatibility Pack from Microsoft b/c
> its not installed.
>
>
>
> I have read that when you do an assigned software install it doesn't
> actually install the app, just preps it to install the first time you use
> it. Could this be where things are getting caught up, b/c I am not "using
> it" first correctly?
>
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> Let me know what info you need to help troubleshoot. Thanks so much for any
> advice.
>
>
>
>  - Bob
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