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    why is windows 7 not running scripts at startup?

    We have two VBScripts, one to deploy MS Office 2007 and another to deploy SIMS.net.

    Both scripts install fine when they are run manually, but when the scripts are added to group policy, to run at startup, SIMS.net installs and MS Office fails.

    We have tested them on a Windows XP machine, via the same method, and they installed fine with no problems.

    Any ideas?

    Thanks
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    UAC? Can you not simply use a msi instead for rolling them out?

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    we are having trouble configuring the MS Office 2007 msi settings.
    If you have been successful deploying this msi via group policy, please could you shed some light?

    Thanks

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    Well here i've deployed office 2007 to xp with GPO no problem at all! What problems did you hit?

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    which msi did you use? also how did you enter the product key and organisation name?
    sorry if it is an easy procedure, i am new to this.

    Thanks

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    Not a problem at all,
    way i did it is create a share on one of the servers, Give system full access to the folder, so then you should have something like \\server-name\msi$\office2007\ in that folder i then copied all the contents of the office 2007 to that folder, then basically follow this guide!
    Use Group Policy Software Installation to deploy the 2007 Office system

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    Hi OPA-ABU..

    I can confer with azhibberd that the article is the way to go for the MSI deploy of Office 2007 ..worked well on my win7 deploy. Just be mega carefull with your XML file and have a play with all the settings to get it right.. You do however need the office 2007 Enterprise Edition to do this.. forgive me if I am wrong here but other versions of Orofice do not have this deploy option..

    The other way I did it for Win 7 for our Office Machines was to use MDT2010 to deploy then recapture an image with office all setup anc configured manually

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    Came across this also. Enabling remote registry and setting ity to automatic along with disabling UAC seems to have sorted it.

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    We have tried enabling remote registry and disabling UAC but no success. maybe someone who has deployed Office via the msi with the config.xml can have a look at mine and see if there is any problems with it.

    Thanks for your support!

    <Configuration Product="Enterprise">
    <Display Level="basic" CompletionNotice="no" SuppressModal="no" AcceptEula="yes" />
    <Logging Type="standard" Path="%temp%" Template="Microsoft Office Enterprise Setup(*).txt" />
    <PIDKEY Value="123456789123456789123465687414541" />
    <USERNAME Value="Ormiston Park Academy User" />
    <COMPANYNAME Value="Ormiston Park Academy" />
    <INSTALLLOCATION Value="%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office" />
    <SOURCELIST Value="\\parkdeploysrv\apps$\MSOffice2007" />
    <DistributionPoint Location="\\parkdeploysrv\apps$\MSOffice2007" />
    <OptionState Id="OptionID" State="absent" Children="force" />
    <Setting Id="Reboot" Value="IfNeeded" />
    <Command Path="%WINDIR%\system32\msiexec.exe" Args="/i \\parkdeploysrv\apps$\MSOffice2007\Enterprise.WW\E nterpriseWW.msi" QuietArg="/q" ChainPosition="after" Execute="install" />
    <AddLanguage Id="match" ShellTransform="Yes" />
    <OptionState Id="AccessFiles" State="Local" Children="force" />
    <OptionState Id="ExcelFiles" State="Local" />
    <OptionState Id="GrooveFiles" State="absent" Children="force" />
    <OptionState Id="OneNoteFiles" State="Local" Children="force" />
    <OptionState Id="OUTLOOKFiles" State="Local" />
    <OptionState Id="PPTFiles" State="Local" />
    <OptionState Id="PubPrimary" State="Local" Children="force" />
    <OptionState Id="RMSFiles" State="Local" Children="force" />
    <OptionState Id="WORDFiles" State="Local" />
    <OptionState Id="XDOCSFiles" State="Local" Children="force" />
    <OptionState Id="SHAREDFiles" State="Local" />
    <OptionState Id="TOOLSFiles" State="Local" />
    <OptionState Id="EXCELFiles" State="Local" />
    </Configuration>



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