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New: Microsoft Teams Machine-Wide Installer 1.3.0.13565

Microsoft Teams Machine-Wide Installer 1.3.0.13565
A chat-based workspace with calling and meeting functionality including file, app, and desktop sharing

  • Install .NET Framework 4.8, if needed
  • Install Windows 10 Universal CRT, only on Windows 8.1/2012R2 and earlier
  • Uninstall existing versions of the Machine-Wide Installer
    • Does not affect the Teams app, just the installer
  • Choose the installer for Teams, based on the OS architecture
  • Install the Teams Machine-Wide Installer
    • Teams installs within each user’s profile, and runs an installation check at every logon
    • Disable auto launch, until someone runs it once
    • Remove the desktop shortcut at next logon
  • Change the exit code to 3010 (restart required), if the installation successfully ran with the SYSTEM account
    • The installation cannot finish with the SYSTEM account, so it will silently resume the next time a user logs on
  • Install Teams for the current user, unless we are running as the SYSTEM account
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New: Microsoft Windows 10 Universal C Runtime 10.0.10586.0

Microsoft Windows 10 Universal C Runtime 10.0.10586.0
Allows apps that depend on the Windows 10 Universal CRT to run on earlier versions of Windows

  • Choose the installer, based on the OS version and architecture
  • Install the Windows 10 Universal CRT
    • Convert Windows Update return codes to standard return codes (e.g. 3010 = reboot required)
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Updated: Microsoft Windows Management Framework 5.1

Microsoft Windows Management Framework 5.1
Update PowerShell, PowerShell DSC, Windows Remote Management (WinRM), and Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)

Now returns code 3010 when a reboot is required, instead of code 2359301

  • Install .NET Framework 4.8, if needed
  • Choose the installer, based on the OS version and architecture
  • Install Windows Management Framework
    • Convert Windows Update return codes to standard return codes (e.g. 3010 = reboot required)
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New: Adobe Flash Player 32.0.0.403

Adobe Flash Player 32.0.0.403
Stream Flash video and audio within your web browser

  • 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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New: Zoom 5.1.28656

Zoom 5.1.28656
Video conferencing, online meetings, and cross platform group chat

  • 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
    • Disable automatic updates, because they are not always silent
    • 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: Adobe Acrobat DC 20.009.20074

Adobe Acrobat DC 20.009.20074
Create, view, manipulate, and manage PDF files

  • Abort the installation if Acrobat is running
  • Install Acrobat DC
    • Install update 20.009.20074
    • 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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New: Adobe Acrobat Reader DC MUI 20.009.20074

Adobe Acrobat Reader DC MUI 20.009.20074
View, print, and annotate PDF files with multilingual support

  • Abort the installation if Acrobat Reader is running
  • Uninstall older versions and components of Acrobat Reader
  • Install Acrobat Reader
    • Install update 20.009.20074
    • 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
  • Set Acrobat Reader as the default PDF app, only for new user profiles
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