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Creating the Secure Managed Desktop: Using Group Policy, SoftGrid, Microsoft Deployment Toolkit, and Other Management Tools by Jeremy Moskowitz

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4.4. Default Group Policy Software Installation Properties

Each GPSI node (one for users and one for computers) has some default installation properties that you can modify. In the Group Policy Management Editor, simply right-click the GPSI node and choose Properties from the shortcut menu, as shown in Figure 4.23, to open the "Software installation Properties" dialog box (also shown in Figure 4.23), which has four tabs: General, Advanced, File Extensions, and Categories.

4.4.1. The General Tab

Most settings on the General tab are self-explanatory. Do note that you can specify a default package location, such as \\DC01\apps, so that you can then use the GUI when adding packages. Avoid using direct paths such as C:\apps\ since C:\apps probably ...

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