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Microsoft® Windows® Group Policy Guide by William R. Stanek, Derek Melber, Darren Mar-Elia, The Microsoft Group Policy Team

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Maintaining Deployed Applications

Software Installation policy is designed to manage the complete life cycle of deployed applications. After you deploy applications using Software Installation policy, you might need to make changes to the deployment or even remove a deployment. By right-clicking on a deployed application within a GPO, you get a series of options for managing the application. For example, you can switch a user-deployed application from published to assigned simply by choosing the appropriate menu item. If you previously chose to autoinstall the application by file extension activation, you can disable this by clearing the Auto-Install option.

In the "Configuring Advanced and Global Software Installation Options" section, we discussed ...

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