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    VLC Player msi

    Anyone know if you can deploy this with group policy natively or am i going to have to use WinInstall to create an msi?

    Cheers.

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    This post in the VLC forums may be on interest.

    http://forum.videolan.org/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=29422

    You should be able to use the information posted there with a wrapper to produce a working MSI that installs VLC silently.

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    It's no problem to repackage, it's an easy one.

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    It will also run from a share fyi.

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    I had some success creating a package with the RM app wizard which is WinInstall LE (right?).

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    Quote Originally Posted by bizzel View Post
    I had some success creating a package with the RM app wizard which is WinInstall LE (right?).
    Correct. I created it easily using the above tools also.

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    We have VLC installed on a number of machines throughout the school, just a word of caution though, I know it is free and thats is great but there some DVD's (more specifically Disney ones) which do not play well with it.

    It seems to have some real trouble starting them after the piracy warnings, just something I thought was worth a mention.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZeroHour View Post
    It will also run from a share fyi.
    Yep it works from a share nicely.

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