Has anyone been able to figure out how to get a customized host module installed with TV9?


I was able to do this no problem with TV 8 by doing the following


-Customize the host via the website and download the .exe installer

-Obtain the TeamViewer_Host.msi installer

-Configure the settings on the client module and export them to a .reg file

-Keep 3 files in the same location:

     1) TeamViewer_Host_setup.exe

     2) TeamViewer_Host.msi

     3) TeamViewer_Settings.reg

-call the msi installer with "msiexec /i TeamViewer_Host.msi /qn"



This same process has not worked for me with TV9. Anyone getting this working?

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Did you manage to get any further with this?

I'm stuck at obtaining the MSI file. Is it possible to get it from TeamViewer_Host_Setup.exe in version 9?

Answered 01/14/2014 by: apanola
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  • My update below is how I got the msi install working. The only way to suppress the account assignment modal is by using ADSI Edit and a GP. I'm not an AD admin, so this is now preventing me from doing a mass distribution, which is very frustrating
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I got it working (mostly)

Had to amend the filename of the msi installer to include "-idc" plus the msi code from the management console ----> TeamViewer_Host-idc123xyz.msi (example filename where 123xyz is the MSI code)

the TeamViewer_Host_Setup.exe file is now longer necessary for custom install

Only thing left to figure out is how to suppress the "Account Assignment" dialogue box that pops up. I submitted a request to support, but if anyone knows how to do this, please advise. I'm sure there's a registry key similar to what we used to suppress the other info dialog box that pops up at first install/launch

Answered 12/19/2013 by: dgretch
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  • I am almost at the same point as you. Do you have more information about how to disable the dialog box for "Account Assignment"?
    Thank you in advance.
    • It's not possible without using ADSI Edit and a GPO, according to the TeamViewer support team. Very disappointing, as I am not an AD administrator at my shop, and this is definitely a limiting factor preventing me from rolling out en masse.
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It only works using ADSI edit as I did several tests today. Works great though. No "Account Assignment" windows even when installing the host manually.

I wonder if any of you succesfully installed the TV9 Host on a Windows XP machine through GPO. Doesn't seem to work here (Windows 7 and 8 machines work).

Answered 02/06/2014 by: jasong
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