When you decide to install Applications during your OS Deployment using Configuration Manager, there are some caveats which must be taken into account
Applications installed during a task sequence must be installed completely silent, that means that no user interaction is allowed.
Some points of attention are:
- Task Sequence runs in the context of the System account
- There is no Explorer.exe running during a Task Sequence
- Installation must be fully unattended, no user interaction is allowed
- The installer may never initiate a reboot, it should return return code 3010 for example when a reboot is needed. ConfigMgr will then take care of the reboot when needed.
During many of my project building Task Sequences for customers I’ve build a way to test successful installation of an Application during a Task Sequence. Read More »