Archive for May 9, 2012

Creating an updated Office 2011 SP 2 installer

May 9, 2012 16 comments

I’ve been working on getting Office 2011 SP 2 added to my work’s Casper Self Service, but I was hitting a problem. When I tried putting Microsoft’s unmodified Office 2011 SP 2 installer into Self Service and then installing it, the policy was failing. I didn’t want to repackage with Composer, as I’m generally a believer in using the standard installer whenever possible. Fortunately, after mulling it over for a bit, I realized that I had already solved this problem. As an added bonus, I should be able to include the latest Office updates and thus be able to deploy a fully up-to-date Office 2011 SP 2 installer. See below the jump for the details.

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