Category Archives: Application Packages

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Updated: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 with SP1

Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 with SP1
Allows applications to run, which were written with the .NET Framework 2.x or 3.x development platform

Added support for Windows 10 2004 and Windows Server 2004

  • Choose the installer based on the OS version, build number, and architecture
  • Install .NET Framework 3.5
    • Pause and display error messages, only in interactive or unattended mode
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New: Sysinternals BgInfo 4.28

Sysinternals BgInfo 4.28
Automatically display relevant information about a Windows computer on the desktop’s background

  • Choose the version, based on the OS architecture
  • Extract BgInfo
  • Apply a configuration based on the OS type (server or workstation)
    • Add an AD Site field
    • Add a BIOS Version field
    • Add a Manufacturer field
    • Add a Model field
    • Add a Roles and Features field
    • Add a Serial Number field
  • Configure auto-run
  • Create a Start Menu shortcut
  • Run BgInfo
  • Allow non-admins to update the wallpaper and its configuration
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New: Citrix Receiver 4.9 LTSR 14.9.9002.6

Citrix Receiver 4.9 LTSR 14.9.9002.6
Access your apps, data and desktops from any device with extended support from the Long Term Service Release (LTSR)

  • Uninstall existing versions of the Citrix Receiver and the Citrix Online Plug-in
  • Install the Citrix Receiver
    • Specify the connection details for the customer’s store
    • Suppress sending usage statistics to Citrix
    • Prevent the Connection Center from starting during the installation
    • Disable automatic updates, but allow manual updates
    • Set the update stream to the Long Term Servicing Release (LTSR)
  • Disable auto-run during Windows logon
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New: Google Chrome 85.0.4183.83

Google Chrome 85.0.4183.83
A web browser developed by Google

  • Abort the installation if Chrome is running
  • Choose the installer, based on the OS architecture
  • Install Chrome
  • Delete the desktop shortcut
  • Accept the software license agreement
  • Disable the first run user interface
  • Disable the welcome page
  • Enable the import of bookmarks from the default browser on first run
  • Enable the import of the homepage from the default browser on first run
  • Disable the creation of the desktop shortcut on first run
  • Disable the creation of the Quick Launch shortcut on first run
  • Disable the creation of the taskbar shortcut on first run
  • Set Chrome as the default web browser, only for new user profiles
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New: Mozilla Firefox 78.2.0 ESR

Mozilla Firefox 78.2.0 ESR
An Extended Support Release (ESR) of Mozilla’s web browser

  • Choose the installer based on the OS architecture
  • Install Firefox
    • Suppress the creation of the taskbar shortcut
    • Suppress the creation of the desktop shortcut
    • Enable automatic updates
  • Disable the health reporter
  • Disable all data uploads (Telemetry and FHR)
  • Disable the crash reporter
  • Disable the default browser check
  • Disable showing ‘know your rights’ on first run
  • Disable showing WhatsNew on first run after every update
  • Disable the internal PDF viewer
  • Disable the flash to javascript converter
  • Disable automatic extension disabling
  • Disable the prompt to import bookmarks
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New: Microsoft Edge 85.0.564.44

Microsoft Edge 85.0.564.44
A web browser developed by Microsoft, using the core technology of Google Chrome

  • Abort the installation if Edge is running
  • Abort the installation if a Windows update is required
  • Choose the installer based on the OS architecture
  • Install Edge
    • Disable the creation of the desktop shortcut
    • Disable the creation of the Quick Launch shortcut
    • Disable the creation of the taskbar shortcut
  • Accept the software license agreement
  • Disable the creation of the desktop shortcut on first run
  • Set Edge as the default web browser, only for new user profiles
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New: Adobe Acrobat DC 20.012.20043

Adobe Acrobat DC 20.012.20043
Create, view, manipulate, and manage PDF files

  • Abort the installation if Acrobat is running
  • Install Acrobat DC
    • Install update 20.012.20043
    • Accept the software license agreement
    • Disable the installation of the Adobe Send & Track Outlook add-in
      • This feature stores documents on Adobe’s servers
    • Disable the installation of all web browser extensions
    • Disable product usage information sharing with Adobe
    • Disable 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.
    • Disable the installation of the Adobe ARM (update) service
  • Set Acrobat as the default PDF app, only for new user profiles
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