As I’m always forgetting these, I thought I’d make a note.
When installing software on a Microsoft Terminal Server, you need to set the server to be in installation mode to support folder virtualisation for users.
One way to make sure that this works is to install any new software through Add/Remove Programs, and then ‘Add New Programs’
A quicker way is to simply use the command line:
change user /install
This puts the server into install mode. After this, install any software that you need to install.
Once done, put the server back into execute mode:
change user /execute
This will switch the user session back to it’s normal mode which is used for running applications.