Open Group Policy Software Installation

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

To open Group Policy Software Installation

  1. Open Group Policy Object Editor.

  2. To assign software applications to computers, in the console tree double-click Computer Configuration. To assign or publish software applications to users, in the console tree double-click User Configuration.

  3. Double-click Software Settings, and then click Software installation.


    • Group Policy object/Computer Configuration (or User Configuration)/Software Settings/Software installation


  • To complete this procedure, you must be logged on as a member of the Domain Administrators security group, the Enterprise Administrators security group, or the Group Policy Creator Owners security group.

  • To open Group Policy Object Editor, 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.

See Also


Open Group Policy from Active Directory Users and Computers
Open Group Policy from Active Directory Sites and Services
Ways to open Group Policy Object Editor
Edit the local Group Policy object