Microsoft Compiled HTML Help files (*.CHM) accessed within App-V packages fail to display correctly after Internet Explorer 8 is upgraded to Internet Explorer 9

Here’s one more KB article we published today. Enjoy! ===== Symptoms On a Windows Server 2008 R2 RDS server running the App-V Client version 4.6.0.20200, after Internet Explorer 8 is upgraded to Internet Explorer 9, the Microsoft Compiled HTML Help files (*.chm) in some App-V packages may stop working and the help panel will display…

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App-V User Group Days in Europe

We have a strong independent App-V Community in Europe and they meet from time to time in Microsoft offices to get the latest information about App-V and get connected to each other in the App-V business.  The meetings start in Germany as a German speaking event and the next App-V Day  for the German speaking…

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New KB: Common dialogs fail to open in applications sequenced with Microsoft App-V

Here’s a new App-V Knowledge Base article we published this morning. If you’re seeing an issue where dialog boxes fail to open with a virtualized app then you’ll want to check this one out: ===== Symptoms Common dialogs such as File \ Open, Save, or Save-As… fail to open in applications sequenced in App-V 4.5…


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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When to sequence Office 2010 from scratch and when to use the Package Accelerator

That question in the title has caused some confusion with our customers. It usually comes up after “What is a Package Accelerator?” , or “There is a Package Accelerator for Office?” If you follow the links above, you will go straight to an in-depth series of articles on Package Accelerators and to the Accelerator itself….

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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…


App-V Fix: Streaming RTSP may fail with the Citrix Netscaler Load Balancer

Hi everyone, Steve Thomas here and today I wanted to talk about a recent issue where streaming may fail when using a Netscaler load balancer.  Load balancers are common when using App-V in an RTSP streaming mode (one that leverages either the management server or the streaming server), however on some third-party load balancers special…

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How to fix the “application took too long to be ready to interact with the user” 04-000041E error

Hi everyone, John Behneman here, I’m a Support Engineer on the System Center Virtualization team and I wanted to show you how to quickly and easily fix an issue you might see with some Java based applications when sequenced (virtualized) with Microsoft App-V.  So let’s say you sequence a Java based application like Libre Office,…

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TechNet Wiki: Managing and Installing the App-V Packages

Here’s another article written by Microsoft Partner and MVP Leandro E. Carvalho that’s over in the TechNet Wiki. This one talks about managing and installing Microsoft Application Virtualization packages: After the sequencing process of applications through the Application Virtualization Sequencer, you can import them into the App-V Management Server and manage them through the Application…

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