Disable Windows Installer Coordinator

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When you use tools like Altiris or SCCM and you want to run scripts against Windows Server 2008, you need to disable a couple of things not to run into the Windows Installer scrolling window. The next GPO setting disables all the stuff that blocks these features: [Hanging Windows Installer Coordinator] A fix is available […]

Add a folder to the registry with a d-word value (with a space) from DOS using Altiris

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Today I was struggling to get a Command Prompt box, sent by Altiris, to run a PowerShell command with a space in it. Finally I got it fixed. The command is: 1) powershell.exe -command “& New-Item -path Registry::’HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Terminal Server\TSAppSrv’”   2) powershell.exe -command “& New-ItemProperty Registry::’HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Terminal Server\TSAppSrv’ -Name “TSMSI” -Value 0 -PropertyType “DWord”” […]