[gptalk] Re: Forbid IE 8.0 Installation...

  • From: "Deepu" <yoursfren@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: 23 Sep 2008 04:10:58 -0000

Yes Darren,

The command-line utility is most welcome. Kindly provide me that...



On Tue, 23 Sep 2008 Darren Mar-Elia wrote :
Hard to say about that approach. The advantage of a hash rule is that you are sure you are getting the right-executable. However, since IE 8 is only in beta, and since they have different versions for each version of Windows, it could get complicated. Would anyone be interested if I could build a command-line utility that let you create SRP hash rules in either the local GPO or domain-based GPOs based on feeding in a setup file path?


From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Frank
Sent: Monday, September 22, 2008 12:41 PM
To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [gptalk] Re: Forbid IE 8.0 Installation...

How about faking a "more recent" version? What happens if you try to install IE when a "newer" version is (allegedly) installed? --I haven't checked, by my first thought was to check the Install conditions on that package, if it does come as an MSI.

On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 3:30 PM, Darren Mar-Elia <darren@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

That would only work if MS has put some kind of hook into the IE 8 setup to respect a particular reg value. I haven't heard of that yet, though it may


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