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Restrict Installations from Removable Media (Windows 2000/XP)
This tweak stops users from attempting to install a program (with an .msi extension) from removable media, such as CD-ROMs, floppy disks, and DVDs.

Disable Windows Installer Rollback (Windows 2000/XP) Popular
This restriction stops Windows Installer from recording the original state of the system and sequence of changes it makes during installations. This restriction is designed to reduce the amount of temporary disk space required to install programs.

Highlight Missing Windows Installer Programs on the Start Menu (Windows 2000/XP)
This tweak will change the Start Menu shortcuts to a gray color when their Windows Installer programs are unavailable.

Remote Administration of Windows Installer (Windows 2000/XP)
This setting allows administrators using Windows Terminal Services to remotely install and configure software using Windows Installer.

Disable Windows Installer (All Windows)
This restriction allows you to prevent users from adding and removing software applications with Windows Installer.

Windows Installer Logging (All Windows)
Windows Installer can use logging to help assist in troubleshooting issues with installing software packages. You can enable verbose logging with this setting.