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    2008 R2 enviroment with Win 7 computers

    Hi All, could anyone please recommend me some software which I could run on the 2008 r2 server and it would install the software across the network, and also remove software across the network?

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    You can just use AD group policy to install properly packaged software, we do that here and it does a good job, you also have SCCM http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/serve...ager-2012.aspx which can automate practaclly everything but is huge or wpkg http://wpkg.org/.
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    Hi,
    Depends on wether you have the MSIs or not. If you have the MSI group policies do a very handy job of deploying software. If not there are several 3d party solutions about and I'm sure someone who uses one will appear soon.

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    Pdq deploy is good if you don't want to take on the monster that is sccm. As long as you can script/silent install a installation pdq can do it. Install shield and msis are generally easy.

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