I admit to being an untrained, inexperienced person using Group Policy. Years ago I was installing software using Group policy. Since then I haven't been, the names of our servers have changed, I have deleted old installation packages and deleted unused Software Installation GPOs.

I just checked a RSOP for a user and got this:

"Software Installation failed due to the error listed below. The installation source for this product is not available. Verify that the source exists and that you can access it."

That GPO and the installation package don't exist any more. Is there someway to clean up the references to old policy?



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Does it happen for just this one user and only one machine.  If yes first try a gpudate /force as that user and if that does not do it you can go into that current users registry and remove the pointer to it under HKCU\software\policies\...  it should have done this for you automatically.

Answered 05/02/2013 by: SMal.tmcc
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Try adding 'Authenticated Users' to the share with read permissions.  Computer accounts are technically user accounts in AD, which means that Authenticated Users will grant access to computers to install from the share.

Answered 05/07/2013 by: sparky86
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