Group Policy Blog

Don’t Like How they broke GP-based Deployment of Office 2007?

If you are one of the many IT administrators I’ve talked to that doesn’t like how Microsoft essentially broke Group Policy Software Installation-based deployment of Office when they released Office 2007, here’s how you can provide feedback to Microsoft. I just noticed a blog posting from someone on the Office Resource Kit team with the title, … Read More.

A better way to deploy Office 2007 with Group Policy?

Since I’ve been blogging fairly regularly about the problems using GP to deploy Office 2007, and in fact even wrote about it in this month’s Windows IT Pro Magazine, it was no surprise that I heard recently from my good friends at Special Operations Software. They reminded me that if you really want to use … Read More.

Office 2007 & GPSI, revisited

While there hasn’t been much in the way of updates since my previous blog entry on the challenges of deploying Office 2007, one thing has happened, and that is that MS has re-published their previously yanked article on how to implement this. You can now find it here:   http://technet2.microsoft.com/Office/en-us/library/efd0ee45-9605-42d3-9798-3b698fff3e081033.mspx?mfr=true