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Publish the client files for the BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager in a Windows GPO for Windows Vista

Before you begin:
  • Add the web address for the BlackBerry® Administration Service to the list of trusted web sites in the web browser.
  • Download and install the Microsoft® Group Policy Management Console with Service Pack 1. For more information about installing the service pack, see
  1. Open the Microsoft Exchange Management Console.
  2. Click File > Add/Remove Snap-in.
  3. In the Available Snap-ins list, click Group Policy Management.
  4. Click Add.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Expand Group Policy Management > Forest> Domains.
  7. Click the domain name.
  8. Right-click the organizational unit that you want to assign the Windows® GPO to.
  9. Click Create a GPO in this domain, and link it here.
  10. In the Name field, type a name for the new GPO.
  11. Click OK.
  12. Right-click the GPO that you just created.
  13. Click Edit.
  14. On the Computer Configuration menu, click Policies.
  15. Expand Administrator Templates.
  16. Expand Windows Components.
  17. Click ActiveXInstaller Service.
  18. Right-click Approved Installation Sites for ActiveX Controls.
  19. Select Properties.
  20. On the Settings tab, click Enabled.
  21. Click Show.
  22. Click Add.
  23. In the Enter the name of the item to be added field, type the web address for the BlackBerry Administration Service.
  24. In the Enter the value of the item to be added field, type 2,2,1,0.
  25. In each dialogue box, click OK.

Configure the Microsoft ActiveX Installer on Windows Vista

  1. On the computer that hosts the BlackBerry® Web Desktop Manager, click Start > Control Panel > Programs and Features.
  2. Click Turn Windows Features On or Off.
  3. Select ActiveX Installer Service.
  4. Click OK.

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