KB: How to sequence the Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3 Admin Console using Microsoft App-V

Here’s one more Knowledge Base article we published today. This one shows you how to sequence (virtualize) the ConfigMgr admin console in App-V. ===== Symptoms When trying to Sequence (virtualize) the System Center Configuration Manager 2007 (ConfigMgr) administrator’s console, the resulting package will generate the following error and fail to run: MMC cannot initialize the…

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KB: Launching an App-V application fails with "Unable to initialize package information (0x00000000)" error

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published this morning. This one talks about a couple work arounds for an App-V issue where launching an App-V application fails with "Unable to initialize package information (0x00000000)": ===== Symptoms When launching an application virtualized with Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V), the application fails to start and generates the…

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HOTFIX: OSD tasks stop responding in System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published recently. This one is a hotfix for an issue where a ConfigMgr 2007 SP2 task to install a virtual application that is located on an App-V distribution point that has streaming enabled hangs (stops responding): ===== Symptoms Consider the following scenario. You create an operating system deployment…

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How to Sequence the System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3 Admin Console with Microsoft App-V

Hi everyone, Somaning Turwale here.  I recently went through sequencing the ConfigMgr 2007 admin console and thought I’d share what I learned with you here.   When trying to Sequence (virtualize) the System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Administrator’s Console, the resulting package will generate the following error and fail to run: MMC cannot initialize the snap-in…

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VAppCollector launches even if System Center Configuration Manager/App-V integration is not enabled

Here’s a great new KB article we published today. This one talks about a potential issue you might see one your App-V/ConfigMgr 2007 clients.  If you’re running these now or have plans to do so in the future you’ll probably want to give this one a read: ===== Symptoms The VAppCollector component of System Center…

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How to recover from accidently enabling System Center Configuration Manager App-V integration

Update: This is now published as a Knowledge Base article here. ===== Hi everyone, Alvin Morales here.  When System Center Configuration Manager 2007/Application Virtualization (App-V) integration is enabled, System Center Configuration Manager takes over for the App-V client and runs an SFTMIME “delete” operation for all applications that are not managed by System Center Configuration…

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New KB: Microsoft App-V 4.6 Applications Advertised Through Configuration Manager 2007 Fail with Error 14-00000005

I just wanted to let you know about a new Knowledge Base article we published today. This one talks about an issue where apps virtualized with Microsoft Application Virtualization and published via ConfigMgr 2007 may fail with a 00000005 error: ===== Symptoms Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 4.6 applications published through Microsoft Configuration Manager 2007 (ConfigMgr…

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New KB: How to use System Center Configuration Manager 2007 to confirm that the Microsoft Office 2010 Deployment Kit for App-V is installed

Symptoms The information below describes how to use System Center Configuration Manager 2007 to determine whether The Microsoft Office 2010 Deployment Kit for App-V is installed prior to sending the Office 2010 virtual package. This is a good practice to follow because making sure the Deployment kit is installed will help you avoid licensing issues…

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Troubleshooting App-V error 0A-400000C8

Yesterday I got an interesting email from a Mr. Tom Torggler regarding a Microsoft App-V issue he was experiencing when he tried to stream a package with Configuration Manager 2007.  If he set the advertisement to “Stream virtual applications from distribution point” then it would fail, but if he set the advertisement to “Download content…

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App-V, Configuration Manager 2007 and user based targeting of applications

As you can see in the Whitepaper for the App-V Integration in SCCM, it’s not possible to configure SCCM 2007 for user based targeting on Terminal Servers (RDS). As a workaround to this, some customers have written logon scripts or used third party apps like Citrix or AppSense that run multiple SFTMIME instances at user…

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