Configure Windows Installer Group Policy computer options
Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2
To configure Windows Installer Group Policy computer options
Open Group Policy.
In the console tree, click the Windows Installer node.
- applicable policy name/Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/Windows Components/Windows Installer
In the details window, double-click one of the following policy settings:
Disable Windows Installer
Always install with elevated privileges
Remove browse dialog box for new source
Disable IE security prompt for Windows Installer scripts
Enable user control over installs
Enable user to browse for source while elevated
Enable user to use media source while elevated
Enable user to patch elevated products
Allow admin to install from Terminal Services session
Cache transforms in secure location on workstation
Prohibit User Installs
Turn off creation of System Restore Checkpoints
Prohibit removal of updates
Enforce upgrade components rule
Prohibit non-administrators from applying vendor signed updates
Baseline file cache maximum size
In the Group Policy Property dialog box, set the options you want to use, and then click OK.
To open Group Policy to edit the local Group Policy object, click Start, click Run, type gpedit.msc, and then press ENTER.
For more information about Windows Installer Group Policy options, see Related Topics.
Information about functional differences
- Your server might function differently based on the version and edition of the operating system that is installed, your account permissions, and your menu settings. For more information, see Viewing Help on the Web.