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Updated: Lenovo System Update (Update Now)

Lenovo System Update (Update Now)
Download and update drivers, firmware, BIOS, and software from Lenovo

Now suppresses the installation of Intel PROSet

  • Check hardware compatibility
  • Abort the installation if Lenovo System Update is running
  • Install the prerequisite: Lenovo System Update 5.07.0088
  • Disable the collection of usage data
  • Disable Lenovo Offers
  • Download updates from Lenovo
  • Reconfigure the BIOS and firmware installers for unattended installation, only if AC power is available
  • Suppress the installation of Intel PROSet
  • Suppress the BitLocker recovery prompt during the next reboot, only on BitLocker protected systems
    • The BitLocker recovery prompt is often triggered by BIOS updates
  • Install BIOS, firmware, driver, and software updates
  • Disable Intel Management and Security Status
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New: MassDeploy Win32_MassDeploy WMI Class 1.1

MassDeploy Win32_MassDeploy WMI Class 1.1
Simplifies deployment targeting by department, function, or release channel, via Group Policy, WSUS, etc.

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

  • Create the Win32_MassDeploy WMI class
  • Try to determine and set the TargetConfig registry value, if missing
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New: Cisco Webex Meetings 39.8.2.895

Cisco Webex Meetings Desktop App 39.8.2.895
Start and join Webex meetings without going to the Webex site

  • Abort the installation if Webex or Outlook is running, and we need to uninstall an existing version
  • Uninstall existing versions
  • Install the Cisco Webex Meetings Desktop App
    • Disable automatic updates, because it prompts the end-user before updating
    • Suppress the installation of the Outlook add-in (company/department-specific)
    • Suppress the installation of “pre-meeting experience” utilities (company/department-specific)
    • Disable auto-start at logon
  • Delete the desktop shortcut
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New: Adobe Flash Player 32.0.0.270

Adobe Flash Player 32.0.0.270
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
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Updated: Lenovo System Update (Update Now)

Lenovo System Update (Update Now)
Download and update drivers, firmware, BIOS, and software from Lenovo

Updated Lenovo System Update to the latest version

  • Check hardware compatibility
  • Abort the installation if Lenovo System Update is running
  • Install the prerequisite: Lenovo System Update 5.07.0088
  • Disable the collection of usage data
  • Disable Lenovo Offers
  • Download updates from Lenovo
  • Reconfigure the BIOS and firmware installers for unattended installation, only if AC power is available
  • Suppress the BitLocker recovery prompt during the next reboot, only on BitLocker protected systems
    • The BitLocker recovery prompt is often triggered by BIOS updates
  • Install BIOS, firmware, driver, and software updates
  • Disable Intel Management and Security Status
Continue reading Updated: Lenovo System Update (Update Now)