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blocking msn messenger installation with group policy .. ?

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December 23, 2004 12:01:28 AM

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is it possible to block clients installing msn messenger with group policy
... ?
Anonymous
December 23, 2004 12:01:29 AM

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They shouldn't be able to install this if they aren't in the local admins
group. So take them out of that.

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Paul Bergson MCT, MCSE, MCSA, CNE, CNA, CCA

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December 23, 2004 12:01:29 AM

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Check up on software restriction policies.

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aaron
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Anonymous
December 23, 2004 7:05:02 PM

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If they have been installed, you can apply a group policy to disable / prevent
MSN IM in the AD domain. This works only for XP though.


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