Use the General page in the Configuration Manager 2007 New Advertisement Wizard to specify general information such as the associated package, program, and collection for the advertisement being created.

This page contains the elements described in the following table.

Name Description


Specifies the name of the advertisement, which can be up to 100 characters long. This field is required.


Specifies optional text about the advertisement, such as a description. You can use up to 127 characters.


Specifies the package that contains the program that will be advertised to clients. This field is required.

Click the Browse button to open the Select a Package dialog box. Select the desired package, and click OK to choose the package.

In Configuration Manager 2007 R2, if the package specified is a virtual application package, you do not need to specify an associated program and the Program line will not be visible.


Specifies the program (within the specified package) to advertise to clients. This field is required.


Specifies the existing collection that will receive the advertisement. This field is required.

Click the Browse button to open the Browse Collection dialog box, which enables you to search for the collection you want.

Include members of subcollections

Specifies that the program will also be advertised to clients and users in the specified collection's subcollections.

By default, the Include members of subcollections check box is selected. To avoid sending advertisements to subcollections, this option must be cleared.


Goes to the next page of the wizard.


Goes to the Summary page of the wizard.


Discards the settings and exits the wizard.

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