How To Install An Application To All Users

Sometimes when you install an MSI (either through SCCM, command line, AD or otherwise), it will only install the application to the current user, rather than the All Users directory. To install an application to the All Users directory, add the following as a command line switch: ALLUSERS=1 This will set the ALLUSERS property so […]
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The System Administrator Has Set Policies To Prevent This Installation

When trying to install some software, you can get the following error: Windows Installer   The system administrator has set policies to prevent this installation. There are a few things that can cause this. To fix this try the following: Right click the installer, click Properties, click Unblock Run the installer as an administrator Create […]
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Installer Information – Error 1327. Invalid Drive: <>

When installing a program in Windows, you can get the following error: Installer Information Error 1327. Invalid Drive: <<Drive>> This is typically followed by: Fatal Error Installation ended prematurely because of an error. This is caused by an invalid entry in the registry, there is a fix and a workaround available for this. To fix […]
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SCCM A Failure Exit Code Of 1605 Was Returned

Sometimes when uninstalling an application through SCCM, an exit code of 1605 can be returned. This error is returned by the application being uninstalled, rather than SCCM. 1605 is either a Microsoft exit code (if the app is uninstalled via Windows Installer) or it is unique to the application uninstaller (in which case you need […]
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