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New: Microsoft Windows 10 Upgrade 1803 64-bit 10.0.17134

Microsoft Windows 10 Upgrade 1803 64-bit 10.0.17134
Upgrade Windows to a specific release version, also known as a Feature Pack

  • Install Windows 10 Upgrade 1803
    • Interactive mode: Automate the entire upgrade process, including reboots and OOBE prompts, while displaying progress
    • Silent mode: Silently perform most of the upgrade process, and report when a reboot is required to complete the upgrade
    • Disable the creation of the desktop shortcut for Microsoft Edge
    • Allow automatic resizing or creation of the Windows RE (recovery) partition
    • Remove the drive mapping to the Windows Recovery partition to address an 1803 upgrade bug which causes misleading low disk space warnings
    • Disable sending installation data (telemetry) to Microsoft
    • Enable access to the diagnostic prompt (Shift-F10)
    • Delete Windows Setup files after the upgrade has completed

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New: Microsoft Windows 10 Upgrade 1709 64-bit 10.0.16299

Microsoft Windows 10 Upgrade 1709 64-bit 10.0.16299
Upgrade Windows to a specific release version, also known as a Feature Pack

  • Install Windows 10 Upgrade 1709
    • Interactive mode: Automate the entire upgrade process, including reboots and OOBE prompts, while displaying progress
    • Silent mode: Silently perform most of the upgrade process, and report when a reboot is required to complete the upgrade
    • Allow automatic resizing or creation of the Windows RE (recovery) partition
    • Disable sending installation data (telemetry) to Microsoft
    • Enable access to the diagnostic prompt (Shift-F10)
    • Delete Windows Setup files after the upgrade has completed

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New: Adobe Flash Player 30.0.0.154

Adobe Flash Player 30.0.0.154
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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New: Oracle Java 8 Update 181

Oracle Java 8 Update 181
Allows applets written in the Java programming language to run, often inside a web browser

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

  • Uninstall existing versions of Java 8
    • This package can be used to downgrade a newer version of Java 8
  • Create a Java installation configuration file to prevent installation failures
    • The Java installer fails to create its own configuration file while running as the SYSTEM account
  • Define feature states
    • Disable automatic updates, only on domain joined systems
    • Accept the license agreement
    • Disable sponsor offers
    • Disallow sending statistics to Oracle
  • Install Java 8 64-bit, only on 64-bit editions of Windows
  • Install Java 8 32-bit, on 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Windows

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New: Adobe Acrobat (Pro or Standard) DC 18.011.20058

Adobe Acrobat (Pro or Standard) DC 18.011.20058
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 18.011.20058
    • 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

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New: Adobe Acrobat Pro 2017 17.011.30099

Adobe Acrobat Pro 2017 17.011.30099
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 17.011.30099
    • 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

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New: Adobe Acrobat Reader 2017 MUI 17.011.30099

Adobe Acrobat Reader 2017 MUI 17.011.30099
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 17.011.30099
    • 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

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New: Adobe Acrobat Standard 2017 17.011.30099

Adobe Acrobat Standard 2017 17.011.30099
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 17.011.30099
    • 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

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New: Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager Administrator Console 4.0.1662.0

Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager Administrator Console 4.0.1662.0
Create, deploy, and manage VMs, monitor and manage hosts and library servers, and manage global configuration settings

  • Install the prerequisite: .NET Framework 4.7.2
  • Install the prerequisite: Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 (x86), on 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Windows
  • Install the prerequisite: Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 (x64), only on 64-bit editions of Windows
  • Choose the installer for VMM Admin Console 2016, based on the OS architecture
  • Install VMM Admin Console 2016
    • Unhide this application from Windows Settings and Control Panel
  • Choose the installer for Update Rollup 5, based on the OS architecture
  • Install Update Rollup 5

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