Group Policy Software Installation Client-Side Extension

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

The Software Installation extension of Group Policy enables you to provide on-demand software installation and automatic repair of applications. Group Policy offers a convenient method for distributing software, especially if you are already using Group Policy for other purposes such as securing your client and server computers.


The following is a list of all aspects that are part of this managed entity:

Name Description

Software Installation Processing

The Software Installation client-side extension is responsible for installing software, applied through Group Policy, to both computers and users.

Group Policy Infrastructure