Why isn't progress of domain GPO Software Installation visible? RRS feed

  • Question

  • All I can see on Windows 7 clients is "Please Wait" as the computer boots while computer-assigned software GPOs are installing apps during the boot process.  Users may think the computer is hung and then reboot impatiently before it completes.

    On XP clients, it shows you on the screen that software is installing and displays the name of each application installing. 

    Can this be changed so the same is displayed on Windows 7 clients just like it displays when Windows Updates are installing?
    Monday, October 26, 2009 4:11 PM

All replies

  • This behavior is by design. It is not changed in Windows 7.
    Arthur Xie - MSFT
    Tuesday, October 27, 2009 6:29 AM
  • Change the GPO Verbose vs Normal status messages to enabled

    Computer Config> Admin Templates> System> Verbose vs normal status messages

    Make sure you're doing this on a 2008 domain controller as it is a ADMX setting.


    Wednesday, June 2, 2010 8:47 PM