KB979594 – Information on the MaxCacheSize and MinFreeSpaceMB cache parameters in Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 Windows Desktops

Just an FYI that we published a new Knowledge Base article discusses the use of the MaxCacheSize parameter and the MinFreeSpaceMB parameter when you install Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 4.6 for Windows Desktops.  You can find it at the link below: KB979594 – Information on the MaxCacheSize and MinFreeSpaceMB cache parameters in Microsoft Application Virtualization…

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A PowerShell script to list all existing App-V package dependencies

As I’m sure you’re all aware by now, back in App-V 4.5 we first introduced Dynamic Suite Composition, a technology that allows you to link, or create dependencies between, multiple virtualized applications.  This is a powerful feature that allows multiple virtual applications to share the same virtual environment without having to re-sequence those apps together…

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Solution: Licensing error when you run an Adobe Creative Suite 4 Application on a x64 App-V client platform

When you virtualize one or more applications from Adobe’s Creative Suite 4 (CS), such as Acrobat Reader or Adobe Photoshop, you may receive the following error message: Licensing for this product has stopped working. You cannot use this product at this time. You must repair the problem by uninstalling and then reinstalling this product or…

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App-V 4.6 and applications sequenced using earlier versions

With the release of Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 looming on the horizon, a question that seems to pop up over and over again is "Can I run all my apps that I sequenced using App-V 4.5 or 4.2 with the new App-V 4.6 client?"  Another one is "Can I run my old 32-bit packages using…

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How to remove servers from the App-V management console

We occasionally get questions about how to remove management servers from the management console and although there is no simple way to delete a single server from the management console what you can do as a workaround is essentially delete them all and then re-add the ones you want to keep.  It’s a real easy…

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Do I need to re-sequence my applications when I move to a new OS?

This question has come up numerous times: Do I need to re-sequence my applications when I move to a new OS? There have been multiple statements published and circulated about this topic and the real answer is “it depends!”  What’s really important is that you test your existing virtual applications on the new operating system…

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Updated OS VALUE XML Tag Reference and Supported Client Versions

The following table lists the supported OS VALUE element options and the minimum supported client versions for Microsoft SoftGrid and Microsoft Application Virtualization.  This element defines the required operating system. If there are more than one OS element in a particular IMPLEMENTATION tag, it is implied that the software package works with each. If none…

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Sequencer UI Changes in App-V 4.6

Based on the all the feedback we’ve heard from YOU, our customers, we’ve made some major changes to the Sequencer user interface in our 4.6 release which vastly improves the sequencing experience. Here are a few things that you will notice right away: Welcome page : We now have a convenient page to get you…

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App-V 4.6 Public Beta now available for download

Big news!  The MDOP product team just announced the immediate availability of the Microsoft App-V 4.6 beta, the first version to not only support 64-bit clients but also the virtualization of true 64-bit applications: Today, I am happy to announce immediate availability of Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 4.6 Beta.  At TechEd EMEA we announced our…

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