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turn off username prompt on first time loading Office 2007

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    I am testing a silent install to deploy Office 2007. I don't want any end user interaction at all because the helpdesk phones will be non stop. I successfully turned off the Instant search feature dialog box, which wasn't there until I found out that I needed to add the admin pack.

     http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=92d8519a-e143-4aee-8f7a-e4bbaeba13e7&displaylang=en.

     

    But what I cannot find for the life of me is how to turn off when users first login and get the Username prompt that comes up. Has anyone done this with success. Is it as simple as finding the right GPO in the OCT? If so where? Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.

    Wednesday, April 09, 2008 6:57 PM

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  • Are you trying to install office 2007 using System Center Essentials?

     

    Thanks, Anshu

    Wednesday, April 09, 2008 7:46 PM
  • If System Center Essentials is the same thing as the Office 2007 Customization Tool then yes! Otherwise I guess I don't know about the System Center Essentials way of installation.

     

    Wednesday, April 09, 2008 7:55 PM
  • I have been trying to find a solution to this for weeks if you ever find a solution please post a reply if i find one a will post a reply.

    Thursday, April 10, 2008 2:28 AM
  • Hi,

     

    This forum is for SCE related issues. For questions about Windows Office, please use the Microsoft public newsgroups  which would be the most relevant newsgroup for your question.

     

    http://www.microsoft.com/office/community/en-us/default.mspx?d=1

     

    Thanks.

    Friday, April 11, 2008 2:39 AM