New: Microsoft Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit – Windows 10 10.0.26624

Microsoft Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit – Windows 10 10.0.26624
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 of the Windows ADK
  • Install the Windows ADK
    • Install customer-specific features
    • Suppress sending anonymous usage data to Microsoft

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New: Apple iTunes 12.2.1.16

Apple iTunes 12.2.1.16
Sync your iPhone, listen to music, watch videos, and shop for more content from Apple

  • Install Apple Application Support (32-bit), on 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Windows
  • Install Apple Application Support (64-bit), only on 64-bit editions of Windows
  • Choose the Apple Mobile Device Support installer based on the OS architecture
  • Install Apple Mobile Device Support
    • Prevent the installation of the “Change Notifier” Outlook add-in
  • Accept the software license agreement
  • Choose the iTunes installer based on the OS architecture
  • Install iTunes
    • Prevent the installation of the Internet Explorer add-on
    • Prevent the installation of the Firefox plugin
    • Prevent configuring Outlook to load the iTunes-Calendar-Addin
    • Disable automatic synchronization with connected devices
    • Prevent re-enabling of the Windows auto-run feature for CDs
    • Prevent the creation of a scheduled task to automatically search for iTunes updates
    • Prevent the creation of desktop shortcuts
    • Prevent registering iTunes as the default media player for Audio CDs and various audio file types
    • Prevent the iTunes Helper from running after installation
    • Prevent the iTunes Helper from running at Windows startup
    • Disable the First Run Welcome Window
    • Disable the Check for Updates option
  • Suppress the Missing Bonjour notice

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New: Adobe Flash Player 18.0.0.203

Adobe Flash Player 18.0.0.203
Stream Flash video and audio within your web browser.

  • Install Flash Player for Plugin-based browsers
  • Install Flash Player for Internet Explorer, except on Windows 8 or later
    • Beginning with Windows 8, Adobe Flash is built-in to Internet Explorer and updated through the Windows Update service
  • Disable automatic updates, only on domain joined systems
  • Display an installation summary, only in interactive mode

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New: Apple iTunes 12.1.2.27

Apple iTunes 12.1.2.27
Sync your iPhone, listen to music, watch videos, and shop for more content from Apple

  • Install Apple Application Support (32-bit), on 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Windows
  • Install Apple Application Support (64-bit), only on 64-bit editions of Windows
  • Choose the Apple Mobile Device Support installer based on the OS architecture
  • Install Apple Mobile Device Support
    • Prevent the installation of the “Change Notifier” Outlook add-in
  • Accept the software license agreement
  • Choose the iTunes installer based on the OS architecture
  • Install iTunes
    • Prevent the installation of the Internet Explorer add-on
    • Prevent the installation of the Firefox plugin
    • Prevent configuring Outlook to load the iTunes-Calendar-Addin
    • Disable automatic synchronization with connected devices
    • Prevent re-enabling of the Windows auto-run feature for CDs
    • Prevent the creation of a scheduled task to automatically search for iTunes updates
    • Prevent the creation of desktop shortcuts
    • Prevent registering iTunes as the default media player for Audio CDs and various audio file types
    • Prevent the iTunes Helper from running after installation
    • Prevent the iTunes Helper from running at Windows startup
    • Disable the First Run Welcome Window
    • Disable the Check for Updates option
  • Suppress the Missing Bonjour notice

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Updated: Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Series

Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Series
Drivers, firmware, and software for the Microsoft Surface 3, Pro, Pro 2, and Pro 3

The Surface Pro 3 and Surface Pro 2 driver packs have been updated to the May 19th, 2015 release.

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Install update KB2969817 for the firmware update process, only on Windows 8.1
  • Install update KB2978002 for the Quick Note-Taking Experience feature, only for the Surface Pro 3
  • Choose the driver repository based on the system model, OS version, and OS architecture
    • Surface Pro 1 – Windows 8.0 64-bit – January 2015
    • Surface Pro 1 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – January 2015
    • Surface Pro 2 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – May 19, 2015
    • Surface Pro 3 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – May 19, 2015
    • Surface 3 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – May 4, 2015
  • Install all drivers, even if matching hardware is not found
    • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Pause for 45 seconds while the NIC and port reconnect

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Updated: Oracle Java 8 Update 45

Oracle Java 8 Update 45
Allows applets written in the Java programming language to run, often inside a web browser

Added a workaround for a Java installer bug causing deployment failures with SCCM, Altiris, WSUS, etc.

  • Uninstall existing versions of Java 8
    • The installer for this release does not automatically uninstall earlier versions of Java 8
  • Create a Java installation configuration file to prevent installation failures
    • The Java installer fails to create its own config 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 XI Pro 11.0.11

Adobe Acrobat XI Pro 11.0.11
Create, view, manipulate, print, optimize, and automate management of files in Portable Document Format (PDF)

  • Abort the installation if Acrobat is running
  • Install Acrobat Pro
    • Grant an “Offline Exception” for the customer’s license key and disable registration
    • Accept the software license agreement
    • Disable product usage information sharing with Adobe
    • Suppress the creation of the desktop shortcut
    • Disable automatic updates
    • Disable the Help > Register Product menu item
    • Disable the Help > Improvement Program Options menu item
    • Disable Viewing of PDF with Ads for Adobe PDF
    • Disable file storage on Adobe online services
    • Suppress the installation of the Adobe ARM (update) service
    • Install update 11.0.11

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