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…


How to remove File Type Associations on the App-V Sequencer

When using Package Accelerators with the Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 Service Pack 1 (App-V 4.6 SP1) Sequencer you end up with EXACT same package as the one used to create the Package Accelerator. In the case of Microsoft Office, you will end up with all the File Type Associations (FTA) for the latest version of…


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…


How to sequence the Dynamics AX 2012 client with App-V 4.6 SP1 on Windows 7/2008 R2

Hi everyone, Madelinde here.  Since the release of the Dynamics AX 2012 client, we have received a couple of issues when customers try to virtualize this new client using Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 Service Pack 1. Earlier versions of the AX client did sequence properly. This post describes the symptoms, the resolution and the workaround…


Important Additional step when Sequencing the .NET 2.0 Framework in App-V 4.6 and above for Windows XP Clients

Here’s a great article I found over on the TechNet Wiki that was written by Microsoft’s own Steve Thomas. This one talks about an important additional step you need to take when virtualizing (sequencing) .NET 2.0 Framework in App-V 4.6 and above for Windows XP Clients: ===== For App-V Clients running on Windows XP, the…


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…


Error: HP Universal Printing | Invalid Address when using the Hewlett-Packard Universal Printer Drivers with Microsoft Application Virtualization

Here’s one more new KB article we published this morning. This one talks about how to allow App-V clients to print to HP UPD printers: ===== Symptoms When using the Hewlett-Packard Universal Printer Drivers (HP UPD) with the Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) client and trying to configure a printer through the Enter a Printer Address……


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: Microsoft App-V 4.6 error 2C-000036B1 when launching Access after applying KB2467174

Just a quick FYI on a new KB we published this morning: ===== Symptoms After applying Microsoft Security Update KB2647174 Microsoft Access virtualized with Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) may fail to launch with an error similar to the following: Application Virtualization Error The Application Virtualization Client could not launch Microsoft Access 2010 v1. This application…