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Chatter Desktop: Managed Installations for Chatter Free Users

Knowledge Article Number 000220035
Description After enabling the Chatter Desktop setting 'Allow Chatter Desktop Managed Installations Only', it will prevent non-Salesforce System Administrators with from downloading and installing Chatter Desktop. 

Setup | Desktop Administration | Chatter Desktop Settings:

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Download/Install Restriction:

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However, why is it that Salesforce users with Chatter Free licenses still have the download option exposed?

Download Option:

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Resolution The setting  'Allow Chatter Desktop Managed Installations Only', will only apply to CRM licenses.  Chatter Free licenses do not fall into this category, and the 'Download Now' option will be exposed to the user.  




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