Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 client service fails to start with Symantec PGP Installed

Here’s another new KB article we published today. This one involves a conflict between App-V 4.5 and PGP: ===== Symptoms The Microsoft Application Virtualization Client service may fail to start on App-V 4.5 clients running on machines that also have Symantec PGP Desktop Corporate 10.1 or 9.x installed. Attempting to start the service fails with…

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How to troubleshoot applications failing to stream from an App-V management server

Here’s a new App-V KB article we published today. If you ever need to troubleshoot issues where a client fails to stream a virtualized app from the App-V server then there’s no better place to start than right here: ===== Summary This article covers how to troubleshoot virtualized applications in Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) that fail…

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How to troubleshoot failures when refreshing the publishing server on an App-V client

Here’s a new App-V KB article we published this today. If you ever need to troubleshoot client refresh issues with an App-V server then there’s no better place to start than right here: ===== Summary This article covers how to troubleshoot failures when refreshing a publishing server on a Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) client. Refreshing…

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New KB: Recommended antivirus or antimalware exclusions when troubleshooting Application Virtualization (App-V) client issues

Just a quick note to let you know about a new Knowledge Base article we just published.  This one discusses the AV exclusions you should implement when troubleshooting App-V client issues: ===== Summary The purpose of this article is to provide information about directories that should be excluded on Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) clients if…

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Solution: Installing the App-V 4.6 Desktop Client using SETUP.MSI fails with Error 25010

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published this morning that talks about an issue you might run into when trying to install the Microsoft Application Virtualization client using the MSI instead of setup.exe.  Fortunately it’s an easy one to resolve: ===== Symptoms When running the Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 Desktop Client (App-V 4.6) by…

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New KB: Upgrading the Microsoft App-V client from 4.5 to 4.6 silently using ESD

Just a quick heads up on a new Microsoft Application Virtualization Knowledge Base article we published this morning. This one shows you how to upgrade the Microsoft App-V client from 4.5 to 4.6 silently using an ESD: ===== In order to retain the current cache and the current user settings, as well as published applications,…

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Upgrading the Microsoft App-V client from 4.5 to 4.6 silently using ESD

In order to retain the current cache and the current user settings, as well as published applications, you will need to do an in-place upgrade with the 4.6 installer. However, for Microsoft App-V version 4.6, command-line parameters cannot be used during a client upgrade and must be used only during a clean installation. It is…

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Fix: Applications virtualized with Microsoft App-V disappear after enabling drive encryption

Here’s another quick tip on an issue you might run into where an application virtualized with Microsoft App-V may disappear and no longer become streamable after enabling drive encryption on App-V clients. This is due to the drive encryption locking the associated OSD files.  If this happens and if the OSD files are not available…

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New KB: A virtualized application on an App-V client fails to launch with Error Code 2A-0000274D

Symptoms A virtualized application on an App-V client fails to launch with the following error: The Application Virtualization Client could not launch application name. No connection could be made because the target machine actively refused it. Error code: xxxxxxx-xxxxxx2A-0000274D Cause This issue can occur if the HREF attribute in the application .osd file is configured…

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Solution: A virtualized application on a Microsoft App-V client fails to launch with Error Code: 2A-00002AF9

Just an FYI on a new Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) Knowledge Base article we published today.  If you’re having trouble running virtualized apps on your clients and getting something along the lines of Error Code: xxxxxxx-xxxxxx2A-00002AF9 then you’ll want to check this one out: Symptoms An application on an App-V client fails to launch with…

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