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Updated: Microsoft Visio Online Plan 2 1902 16.0.11328.20368

Microsoft Visio Online Plan 2 1902 16.0.11328.20368
Design versatile diagrams with an expanded set of shapes and stencils with enhanced support for team collaboration

Resolved an installation failure when Office is configured for an update channel other than the default “semi-annual”
Now aborts the installation when Skype for Business is running, to avoid an installation failure, only in silent mode

  • Abort the installation if any Office apps are running, which would block the install
    • We should not force-close apps, because data loss may occur
  • Choose the installation files, based on the Office or OS architecture
  • Remove any other installations of Visio
  • Remove incompatible MSI installations of Office products
  • Install Visio Online Plan 2
    • Accept the software license agreement
    • Match the update channel with the existing Office installation (mixed update channels are unsupported)
    • Allow PNG as an output format
    • Suppress sending all usage data to Microsoft
      • Disable telemetry data collection
      • Disable Improve Proofing Tools
      • Suppress sending personal information
      • Disable the Opt-in Wizard on first run
      • Disable the Customer Experience Improvement Program
      • Disable Improved Error Reporting
      • Disallow sending a screenshot of the user’s desktop
      • Suppress sending non-critical error messages
      • Suppress sending critical error messages
  • Close the completion notice, only in Unattended Mode and only if the installation was successful
Continue reading Updated: Microsoft Visio Online Plan 2 1902 16.0.11328.20368

Updated: Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkPad T490, T590, X390, X1 Yoga (4th), X1 Carbon (7th)

Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkPad T490, T590, X390, X1 Yoga (4th), X1 Carbon (7th)
Drivers, firmware, and software for the Lenovo ThinkPad T490, T490s, T590, X390, X390 Yoga, X1 Yoga (4th), and X1 Carbon (7th)

Added support for the ThinkPad X1 Yoga (4th Gen), X1 Carbon (7th Gen), P53s, and P43s
Updated all drivers to the latest release

  • Check hardware compatibility
  • Choose the driver repository based on the system model and OS version
    • ThinkPad T490 – Windows 10 64-bit – (2019-07-14)
    • ThinkPad T490s – Windows 10 64-bit – (2019-05-27)
    • ThinkPad T590 – Windows 10 64-bit – (2019-07-14)
    • ThinkPad P53s – Windows 10 64-bit – (2019-07-14)
    • ThinkPad P43s – Windows 10 64-bit – (2019-07-14)
    • ThinkPad X390 – Windows 10 64-bit – (2019-05-27)
    • ThinkPad X390 Yoga – Windows 10 64-bit – (2019-08-06)
    • ThinkPad X1 Yoga (4th Gen) – Windows 10 64-bit – (2019-08-06)
    • ThinkPad X1 Carbon (7th Gen) – Windows 10 64-bit – (2019-08-06)
  • Install drivers
Continue reading Updated: Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkPad T490, T590, X390, X1 Yoga (4th), X1 Carbon (7th)

New: Microsoft Skype for Business 1902 16.0.11328.20368

Microsoft Skype for Business 1902 16.0.11328.20368
An instant messaging client with video and voice conferencing, integrated with Microsoft Exchange and Office applications

  • Abort the installation if any Office apps are running, which would block the install
    • We should not force-close apps, because data loss may occur
  • Choose the installation files, based on the Office or OS architecture
  • Install Skype for Business
    • Accept the software license agreement
    • Match the update channel with the existing Office installation (mixed update channels are unsupported)
    • Allow PNG as an output format
    • Suppress sending all usage data to Microsoft
      • Disable telemetry data collection
      • Disable Improve Proofing Tools
      • Suppress sending personal information
      • Disable the Opt-in Wizard on first run
      • Disable the Customer Experience Improvement Program
      • Disable Improved Error Reporting
      • Disallow sending a screenshot of the user’s desktop
      • Suppress sending non-critical error messages
      • Suppress sending critical error messages
  • Close the completion notice, only in Unattended Mode and only if the installation was successful
Continue reading New: Microsoft Skype for Business 1902 16.0.11328.20368

New: Adobe Flash Player 32.0.0.238

Adobe Flash Player 32.0.0.238
Stream Flash video and audio within your web browser

This package includes a WSUS deployable CAB file, complete with deployment and reporting rules

  • Install Flash Player for NPAPI applications such as Firefox and Netscape
  • Install Flash Player for PPAPI applications such as Opera and Chromium-based browsers
  • Install Flash Player for Internet Explorer, only on Windows 7 or earlier
    • Beginning with Windows 8, Adobe Flash is included with Internet Explorer and updated through the Windows Update service
  • Disable automatic updates, only on domain joined systems
Continue reading New: Adobe Flash Player 32.0.0.238

New: Zoom 4.4.55389

Zoom 4.4.55389
Video conferencing, online meetings, and cross platform group chat

This package includes a WSUS deployable CAB file, complete with deployment and reporting rules

  • Install Zoom
    • Configure the customer’s single sign-on (SSO) URL
    • Configure the customer’s login domain
    • Set the client to start silently and automatically
    • Set the client to start minimized to the system tray
    • Enable automatic updates
    • Suppress the creation of the desktop shortcut
    • Disable the ability to login with Google
    • Disable the ability to login with Facebook
    • Add a firewall exception to avoid a UAC prompt at logon
    • Set the default login type to SSO, if configured
    • Enable HD video by default
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New: S&P Capital IQ Office Plug-in 9.43.15.402

S&P Capital IQ Office Plug-in 9.43.15.402
Integrate financial, market, and company data directly into your financial models.

This package includes a WSUS deployable CAB file, complete with deployment and reporting rules

  • Abort the installation if Word, Excel, or PowerPoint is running
  • Install the prerequisite: .NET Framework 4.8
  • Choose the installer for the Capital IQ Office Plug-in, based on the installed Office architecture
  • Install the Capital IQ Office Plug-in
Continue reading New: S&P Capital IQ Office Plug-in 9.43.15.402

New: Adobe Acrobat (Pro or Standard) DC 19.012.20036

Adobe Acrobat (Pro or Standard) DC 19.012.20036
Create, view, and manipulate PDF files.
Continuous track: Regularly updated features, Pro or Std determined by license.

  • Abort the installation if Acrobat is running
  • Install Acrobat DC
    • Install update 19.012.20036
    • Accept the software license agreement
    • Suppress the installation of all plugins for web browsers and Microsoft Office
    • Disable product usage information sharing with Adobe
    • Suppress the creation of the desktop shortcut
    • Enable Protected View for files from potentially unsafe locations
    • Disable automatic updates
    • Disable Upsell (prompts to upgrade the product)
    • Disable Adobe Acrobat Document Cloud services
    • Disable preference synchronization across devices
    • Disable third party connectors such as Dropbox, Google Drive, etc.
    • Suppress the installation of the Adobe ARM (update) service
Continue reading New: Adobe Acrobat (Pro or Standard) DC 19.012.20036

New: Adobe Acrobat Pro 2017 17.011.30144

Adobe Acrobat Pro 2017 17.011.30144
Create, view, manipulate, and automate management of PDF files.
Classic track: Features only change with a major release.

  • Abort the installation if Acrobat is running
  • Install Acrobat Pro
    • Install update 17.011.30144
    • Grant an “Offline Exception” for the customer’s license key and disable registration
    • Accept the software license agreement
    • Suppress the installation of all plugins for web browsers and Microsoft Office
    • Disable product usage information sharing with Adobe
    • Suppress the creation of the desktop shortcut
    • Enable Protected View for files from potentially unsafe locations
    • Disable automatic updates
    • Disable Upsell (prompts to upgrade the product)
    • Disable Adobe Acrobat Document Cloud services
    • Disable preference synchronization across devices
    • Disable third party connectors such as Dropbox, Google Drive, etc.
    • Suppress the installation of the Adobe ARM (update) service
Continue reading New: Adobe Acrobat Pro 2017 17.011.30144

New: Adobe Acrobat Reader 2017 MUI 17.011.30144

Adobe Acrobat Reader 2017 MUI 17.011.30144
View, print, and annotate PDF files with multilingual support.
Classic track: Features only change with a major release.

This package includes a WSUS deployable CAB file, complete with deployment and reporting rules

  • Abort the installation if Acrobat Reader is running
  • Uninstall older versions and components of Acrobat Reader
  • Install Acrobat Reader
    • Install update 17.011.30144
    • Accept the software license agreement
    • Disable product usage information sharing with Adobe
    • Suppress the creation of the desktop shortcut
    • Disable automatic updates, only on domain joined systems
    • Disable Upsell (prompts to upgrade the product)
    • Disable Adobe Acrobat Document Cloud services
    • Disable preference synchronization across devices
    • Disable third party connectors such as Dropbox, Google Drive, etc.
    • Suppress the installation of the Adobe ARM (update) service, only on domain joined systems
Continue reading New: Adobe Acrobat Reader 2017 MUI 17.011.30144

New: Adobe Acrobat Standard 2017 17.011.30144

Adobe Acrobat Standard 2017 17.011.30144
Create, view, manipulate, and manage PDF files.
Classic track: Features only change with a major release.

  • Abort the installation if Acrobat is running
  • Install Acrobat Standard Install update 17.011.30144
    • Grant an “Offline Exception” for the customer’s license key and disable registration
    • Accept the software license agreement
    • Suppress the installation of all plugins for web browsers and Microsoft Office
    • Disable product usage information sharing with Adobe
    • Suppress the creation of the desktop shortcut
    • Enable Protected View for files from potentially unsafe locations
    • Disable automatic updates
    • Disable Upsell (prompts to upgrade the product)
    • Disable Adobe Acrobat Document Cloud services
    • Disable preference synchronization across devices
    • Disable third party connectors such as Dropbox, Google Drive, etc.
    • Suppress the installation of the Adobe ARM (update) service
Continue reading New: Adobe Acrobat Standard 2017 17.011.30144