The September 2016 servicing release for Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack is now available

The September 2016 servicing release for Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) is now available for download. This servicing release contains the latest fixes for Microsoft Advanced Group Policy Management (AGPM) 4.0 Service Pack 3 (SP3), Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 5.1 RTM client, Remote Desktop Services (RDS) and Server, and Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring (MBAM)…


How to enable the App-V desktop client in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

As mentioned a few weeks back, Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) is now included in Windows 10 as part of the Anniversary Update. What wasn’t mentioned was how to enable and use these App-V components, so if you’re wondering how this works, here’s a short primer and a couple links to get you pointed in the…


App-V and UE-V to be included with Windows

Software Assurance provides organizations with additional capabilities to enhance security, manageability, and flexibility.  Two key benefits of SA include access to Windows Enterprise, which provides capabilities including Device Guard and Credential Guard, as well as the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP). With the upcoming Windows 10 Anniversary Update, we’re reducing the effort of deploying two…


The June 2016 servicing release for Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack is now available

  The June 2016 servicing release for Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack is now available. This servicing release fixes the following issues: After you publish a new version of an application in a Connection Group, the application version is now displayed correctly on the App-V Server User Interface (UI). Fixes an issue that prevents some Java-based…


Support Tip: Mandatory user profiles and App-V integration with Configuration Manager

Hi everyone, Luke Ramsdale here with a tip for you on using mandatory user profiles in an integrated App-V/ConfigMgr environment. There are a number of scenarios where an organization may require that the user profiles on their workstations not be stored locally. For example, maybe mandatory profiles are configured or the profiles are deleted after…


Now available: April 2016 hotfix rollup for the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack

The April 2016 hotfix rollup for MDOP is now available. The article linked below describes the hotfixes in the rollup as well as download and installation instructions. For Microsoft User Experience Virtualization (UE-V) 2.1 SP1, this hotfix package fixes an issue where changing the desktop wallpaper generates a COM error causing wallpaper synchronization to fail….


Hotfix Package 2 for Microsoft App-V 5.1 and Hotfix Package 3 for Microsoft App-V 5.0 SP3 now available

Hi everyone, just a quick note to let you know that Hotfix Package 2 for Microsoft Application Virtualization (APP-V) 5.1 and Hotfix Package 3 for Microsoft Application Virtualization 5.0 Service Pack 3 (SP3) are now available. For Microsoft Application Virtualization 5.1 RTM, this hotfix package fixes the following issues: Issue 1: The lock on the…

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Hotfix Package 1 for Microsoft User Experience Virtualization 2.1 Service Pack 1 is now available

Hotfix Package 1 for Microsoft User Experience Virtualization 2.1 Service Pack 1 has been released and is now available for download. The Knowledge Base article below describes Hotfix Package 1 and the fixes that are included. For complete details as well as installation instructions and a download link, please see the following: KB3115833 – Hotfix…

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Hotfix Package 1 for Microsoft Application Virtualization 5.1 is now available

NOTE The name of the download file referenced in the hotfix package below is 488613_intl_i386_zip.exe. This may lead some people to assume that this package only contains 32-bit files, however the included updates are for both 32-bit and 64-bit computers. Sorry for any confusion this may have caused. ===== Hotfix Package 1 for Microsoft Application…

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