|To add or remove modifications for an application package|
Open Group Policy Software Installation.
In the console tree, right-click Software installation, point to New, and then click Package.
In the Open dialog box, click the Windows Installer package, and then click Open.
In the Deploy Software dialog box, click Advanced, and then click OK.
In the Properties dialog box for the package, click the Modifications tab.
Do any of the following:
- To add modifications, click Add. In
the Open dialog box, browse to the transform file (.mst),
and then click Open.
- To remove modifications, on the
Modifications tab, click the modification that you want to
remove, and then click Remove. Repeat this step until you
have removed each modification that you do not want.
- To add modifications, click Add. In the Open dialog box, browse to the transform file (.mst), and then click Open.
When you are sure that the modifications are configured the way you want them, click OK.
Do not click OK until you have finished configuring the modifications. When you click OK, the package is assigned or published immediately. If the modifications are not properly configured, you will have to uninstall the package or upgrade the package with a correctly configured version.
- 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 Open dialog box shows the packages
that are located at a software distribution point that you specify
as the default.
- If the Windows Installer package is located
on a different shared network directory, navigate to the correct
software distribution point in the Open dialog box, click
the package, and then click Open.
- Modifications (.mst files) are applied to
Windows Installer packages (which have the .msi extension) in an
order that you specify. This order must be determined before the
application is assigned or published.
- You can add multiple modifications, which are
also called transforms. The transforms are applied in the order
that you specify in the Modifications list, from top to
bottom. To rearrange the list, click a transform in the list, and
then click Move Up or Move Down.