Archive for June, 2009

Adobe Shockwave Player 11 Silent Deployment

Adobe Shockwave Player is one of the hot applications with frequent updates and thus lots of work for packaging an deployment engineers. Before Windows Vista I used to repackage the Adobe plugins ( Shockwave and Flash players). But once our customers start using vista, the repackaged players caused lots of errors and support calls.  So I’ve decided to use the Adobe supplied msi’s via Adobe Enterprise Software distribution agreement.

Everything was good till last week when a few customers start getting  never ending MSI repair screens while using software with embedded Shockwave content. The investigation proved that some of the applications trigger a repair action of Shockwave MSI.  So as an alternative I’m going with the exe installer for Adobe Shockwave Player.

Read the rest of this entry »