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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UE-V remote data collection: How to capture ETW tracing of a settings refresh problem when applying Settings Templates

~ Paul Westervelt | Support Escalation Engineer Hi everyone, this is Paul Westervelt from the Cloud & Infrastructure Solutions App-V/UE-V Support Team with a quick support tip on Microsoft User Experience Virtualization. One of the most difficult aspects of troubleshooting UE-V is trying to capture the application of settings that have been modified on a…

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KB: Non-administrator users can't log on if CEIP is enabled in a UE-V deployment

In a Microsoft User Experience Virtualization (UE-V) deployment that has Customer Experience Improvement Program (CEIP) enabled, non-administrator users are unable to log on to the computer if they do not already have a profile on it. This issue occurs because the files in the C:\Users\Default\AppData\Local\Microsoft\UEV\SQM folder were created with the incorrect permissions. Specifically, only the…

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App-V 5.1 Support Tip: Management console generates “Could not load file or assembly Newtonsoft.Json” error

~ John Behneman | Senior Support Escalation Engineer Hello everyone, John Behneman here once again with another quick note on an Microsoft Application Virtualization 5.1 issue you may see after doing an upgrade from App-V 5.0. After upgrading the App-V 5.0 Service Pack 1 Database and Management Server, the following error is generated when loading…

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App-V Support Tip: Publishing Server URL is unreachable after upgrade to 5.1

~ John Behneman | Senior Support Escalation Engineer Hello everyone, John Behneman here again with a quick note on a Microsoft Application Virtualization 5.1 issue you may see after doing an upgrade from 5.0. After upgrading App-V 5.0 Management and Publishing servers to App-V 5.1, you may encounter a problem where publishing no longer function…

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App-V Support Tip: Installation of App-V 4.6 SP3 client fails with error 0x57

~ Keshav Deo Jain Hi everyone, my name is Keshav and I’m an App-V support engineer here at Microsoft. I recently came across an interesting issue where the App-V 4.6 SP3 client fails to install so I thought I would share what we found with you here. It’s a rare problem but at least with…

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A simplified Microsoft App-V 5.1 Management Server upgrade procedure

~ Paul Westervelt | Support Escalation Engineer The purpose of this article is to demonstrate how you can streamline the App-V 5.1 Management Server upgrade process outlined on TechNet . This article will walk you through the process step-by-step, highlighting potential problems areas and recommending corrective actions. Notes on upgrading the SQL database Unlike App-V…

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