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Deploying Adobe Flash 27

09/11/2017 1377 views
Hi there, 

I am having difficulty deploying Adobe Flash 27 (NPAPI, and Active X versions). 
I have uploaded both adobe software packages, and I have added the -install command to Additional Parameters. I have also added an uninstall managed installation to remove all older versions of Adobe Flash. So, far, only 28 of 200 machines have received the Active X version, and less than 10 have received the NPAPI version. 
Where do I start looking to find out why deployment is not working? I have left it for over a week, and no more machines have been updated. 

thanks,

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  • 1. Check the OS versions for the software title.
    2. Have machines checked into the appliance?
    3. If you aren't using the MSI for distribution from Adobe I recommend applying for a distribution license and downloading them.
    • Im not using the MSI, so I think thats what it is. We have a distribution license, so Ill go back one version, and install the MSI version instead. thanks.

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Hi,
to be honest, it does not really matter if you use the exe of MSI version to deploy, as the MSI is just a simple wrapper around the legacy installer.
Personally I'd go for a PS wrapper that deploys all versions (ActiveX, for Google and for Firefox) in one go (Of course only the ActiveX for <= Win7)

Rename the three types of player (activeX, FF and Google)

call them from the script..
boohaa1.exe -install -au 2
boohaa2.exe -install -au 2
boohaa3.exe -install -au 2

Delete the scheduled task and ensure that the service really is dead (-au2 switch should do this as well as disabling autoupdate)
You can also edit the ARP entries from the script.

Cheers
Phil



Answered 09/11/2017 by: Pressanykey
Red Belt

 
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