Steps to install Insightful through Active Directory Group Policy Object (GPO):

Requirements and preconditions

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 or later is required
    This is installed by default on Windows 8 or later

  • Insightful for company computers is running as a Windows service, requiring higher privileges to install. That’s the reason why it has to be installed per machine (computer)

  • Active directory group should be with type security


  1. Download the Latest Insightful Installation File.

  2. Place installation file in a network location (where everybody has access)

  3. Create new GPO in your domain, with Software Installation

  4. Navigate to the folder where you placed the Insightful MSI package, make sure to use the UNC path location

  5. Select deployment method (Assigned most usually)

  6. Deploy to OU (Organization Unit) or to Whole domain

To read more detailed how-to and troubleshooting steps for installing Insightful through Active Directory, please get the .pdf guide from this link.

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