Sequencing Microsoft Office 2010 and Dynamics CRM 2011 using App-V 4.6 SP1

Hi everyone, Alvin Morales here.  Recently a customer wanted to sequence Microsoft Office 2010 with Dynamics CRM 2011 using the Offline mode with Outlook, and although we don’t have an official support statement on this (meaning we haven’t fully tested it) we were able to get it working with a few minor steps.  Keep in…


Prescriptive Guidance for Sequencing Office 2010 in App-V 4.6 SP1

Here’s a great new guide we published on how to sequence Office 2010 using Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 SP1.  I didn’t want to post the article in it’s entirety here but there’s a brief intro below as well as a link to the KB itself at the bottom.  And don’t forget – we also have…


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….


How to patch virtualized Office 2010 sequenced with Microsoft App-V 4.6 SP1

With Microsoft Office 2010 we have the Office deployment kit for the initial App-V deployment and also the activation components that are added to it. However, it is a bit different to patch the Office 2010 deployment compared to other software packages. Below I demonstrate how easy it is to update your virtualized Office 2010…


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…


Get your App-V Package Accelerators here

These Microsoft App-V Package Accelerators help you quickly and easily create an App-V virtual application package for various software packages, all by simply clicking through a Wizard and answering a couple questions. By following the Wizard in the App-V 4.6 SP1 Sequencer, you can easily sequence a new package by using these Package Accelerators. Package…


Getting rid of the pop-up message: “The operation completed successfully” when running Virtualized Office 2010 under App-V

We have recently encountered an odd issue with a few customers who were deploying Office 2010 via Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) and the Office Deployment kit for App-V. Whenever they would launch an application such as Excel they would receive an innocuous, yet annoying message: “The operation completed successfully.” Further investigation also revealed that this…


Known issues and limitations when using virtualized Office 2010 applications on App-V 4.6 and App-V 4.5 SP2 clients

Just a heads up on a new App-V Knowledge Base article we published today.  If you currently run a virtualized version of Microsoft Office or plan to do so in the future then this makes a great reference: ===== Summary This article discusses known issues and limitations when using virtualized Microsoft Office 2010 applications on…


Solution: Multiple uploads and datasheet view features don’t work using App-V virtualized Office 2010

Recently I came across a request with virtual Office 2010 and SharePoint 2007 where Multiple uploads and Datasheet view were not available. The reason for this was that each component used a plugin in Internet Explorer that was not available during Internet Explorer launch. Then when VirtualOWSSuppmanager is launched it doesn’t find the plugins causing…