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New: Microsoft Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 10 10.0.14393.347

Microsoft Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 10 10.0.14300.1041
Enables IT administrators to remotely manage roles and features that are installed on Windows Servers

  • Choose the installer based on the OS version and architecture
  • Install RSAT
    • Pause and display error messages, only in interactive or unattended mode

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New: Skype 7.36.101

Skype 7.36.101
Make video and audio calls, and exchange chat messages on your computer and mobile devices.

  • Uninstall existing versions
  • Install Skype
    • Disable auto-run (becomes re-enabled if a user signs-in to Skype)
    • Prevent the creation of the desktop shortcut
  • Disable automatic updates, only on domain joined systems
  • Disable Super Node, only on domain joined systems
  • Set Windows’ default “Internet Call” client to Skype

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New: Oracle Java 8 Update 131

Oracle Java 8 Update 131
Allows applets written in the Java programming language to run, often inside a web browser

  • 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 Flash Player 25.0.0.171

Adobe Flash Player 25.0.0.171
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: Mozilla Firefox 45.9.0 ESR

Mozilla Firefox 45.9.0 ESR
An Extended Support Release (ESR) of Mozilla’s web browser with an extended support life cycle for mass deployments

  • Abort the installation if Firefox is running
  • Choose the installer based on the OS architecture
  • Install Firefox
    • Suppress the creation of the Quick Launch shortcut
    • Suppress the creation of the desktop shortcut
    • Enable automatic updates
  • Disable the default browser check
  • Disable the ‘know your rights’ button
  • Disable the prompt to send performance data
  • Disable the health reporter
  • Disable all data uploads (Telemetry and FHR)
  • Disable the crash reporter
  • Disable automatic extension disabling
  • Disable the prompt to import bookmarks

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New: Microsoft Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit – Windows 10 10.1.15063.0

Microsoft Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit – Windows 10 10.1.15063.0
A collection of tools for customizing, assessing, and deploying Windows to new computers

  • Abort the installation if the Windows ADK is running
  • Uninstall existing versions
  • Install the Windows ADK
    • Install customer-specific features
    • Suppress sending anonymous usage data to Microsoft

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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 1703 (Creators Update)

  • 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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Updated: Microsoft Windows 10 Language Pack – Chinese (Simplified, China)

Microsoft Windows 10 Language Pack – Chinese (Simplified, China)
Add keyboard layouts, and change the display language and international settings of Windows 10

Added support for Windows 10 1703 (Creators Update)

  • Abort the installation if the language installation control panel is open
  • Choose the installer based on the OS version and architecture
  • Install the language pack for Windows
  • Enable optional display languages and keyboard layouts for the current user
  • Enable optional display languages and keyboard layouts for all other users at next logon

Optional secondary script

  • Abort the installation if the language installation control panel is open
  • Activate regional, language, and input settings for the current user
  • Set the system locale (the language for non-Unicode programs)
  • Activate language options for new users at first logon
    • Do not change the active language settings for existing users

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