|To set the autoinstall option for an application|
Open Group Policy Software Installation.
In the console tree, click Software installation.
In the results pane, right-click the application that you want to be installed automatically when the user tries to open a file with the associated extension.
Click Properties, and then click the Deployment tab.
Under Deployment options, select the Auto-install this application by file extension activation check box, and then click OK. This option is recommended, and it is selected by default.
- To complete this procedure, you
must have Edit setting permission to edit a GPO. By default,
members of the Domain Administrators security group, the Enterprise
Administrators security group, or the Group Policy Creator Owners
security group have Edit setting permission to edit a
- The autoinstall option will only apply if
there is not currently an application for the associated