I've packagepackaged Firefox and i tested it. It works fine but when i switch user i didn't found all setting i have configured like the home page , the desactivation of updates...

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I hope you have used ActiveSetup to configrue the user setting.. In that case, you should not do Switch User.. Instead, Log off and log in.. it should work

Answered 02/13/2013 by: jagadeish
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  • No i did not used Active Setup. Could you please tell me more about it
  • How did you configure the settings?
    • if you did not use active setup each user gets a unique profile id
  • During the first snapshot, i have installed Firefox and défined the homepage and others setting
    ...after that i have captured the system( second snapshot) and i genereted an MSI
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I'd like to know a way to customize a FF package too.  Perhaps you have had previous local install of FF vs. a global installation? Your profile may have used an existing FF profile.

Answered 02/13/2013 by: worzie
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  • the trick is in the C:\Users\xxx\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\profiles.ini

    Using active setup you need to replace that file so everyone points to the same profile directory path. Also push the appropriate profile directory under profiles that way everyone gets the settings you created with your base user.
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Possibly a group policy setting that is causing the problem

Answered 02/14/2013 by: removedbyuser85960
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This is a very good demonstration.

I tested this method, the HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\<UID> was copied in HKCU but it didn't works. i still have the same problem of settig ( homepage, turn off of updates..) :(

Any others ideas please

Answered 02/15/2013 by: Asker
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  • you will also need to sync the files in C:\Users\xxx\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\ to get the settings you want. All the settings are in a file not the registry.
    • Thank you very much. It works
  • Ensure that you are keeping the files in right place in the msi..
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