App-V Fix: You installed the latest security updates and now experience problems loading App-V applications

KBNew131x154If you installed the latest security updates and found that you now have trouble launching some App-V applications, a fix is now available.

The issue is that after you install security update 2984972, virtualized applications in Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) versions 4.5, 4.6, and 5.0 may experience problems loading. When the problem occurs you receive an error message that resembles the following:

Launching MyApp 100%

NOTE In this error message, MyApp represents the name of the App-V application.

Depending on the scenario, the virtualized app may stop responding after it starts, or the app may not start at all.

For the latest details as well as the steps to resolve this issue, please see the following:

KB2984972 - Update for RDC 7.1 to support restricted administration logons on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (

J.C. Hornbeck | Solution Asset PM | Microsoft GBS Management and Security Division

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Comments (2)
  1. Raik says:

    MANY thanks for this hint !!!

  2. jan says:

    Thank you very much for posting! After deleting this update, my Apps started working again 🙂

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