I am trying to get SPSS 16 deployed as a per user install via active directory. As the application doesn't seem to support advertised shortcuts so I ‘m having to deploy it as an "Assigned" application that’s installed at login. This is returning the error "1: ALLUSERS property is not 1 -this MSM cannot be used for a per-user or fallback-to-per-user install". I have made sure my MST has this property set correctly.
Has anyone managed to get spss to install in this manner or even managed to advertises the shortcuts.

Thanks, David
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It's not your MST itself that's the problem, but a merge module in the MSI or MST, almost certainly one of the MS Visual C++ runtime MMs.

It's these which whine about being installed per-user. At my current client, I gave up arguing about this and simply had apps which use MMs exhibiting this behaviour added to an exception list (all apps are meant to be installed per-user here). You could *try* rebuilding the MM into a per-user friendly form but, TBH, given the grief involved in that exercise, my view is that life's too short.
Answered 10/09/2008 by: VBScab
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