Considerations when Updating an App-V Read-only (Shared) Cache

Here’s another KB article we published today.  It’s a regular fountain of new content! ===== Summary The concept of a shared, or read-only cache was introduced in version 4.6 of the Microsoft Application Virtualization client. When using App-V in a Shared Cache environment, it is recommended to use a UNC path to a symbolic link…

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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…

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Now available: Hotfix Package 6 for Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 RTM: March 2011

This hotfix package addresses the following issues: When you try to load a package and there is insufficient space in the Application Virtualization cache, you receive a "0A-0000E01E" error. You try to perform a publishing refresh operation on the App-V client. However, the network is disconnected when you log on. Therefore, you receive a "0A-10000001"…

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Now available: Hotfix Package 2 for Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 All Languages: February 2011

If you’ve been waiting for the update that contains the latest hotfixes for Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 All Languages then your wait is over.  Last Friday we a hotfix package that contains the latest hotfixes for Microsoft App-V 4.6 All Languages and that is dated February 2011. As always, we recommend that you test hotfixes…

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Microsoft Update/WSUS will not offer the App-V 4.5 SP2 update if you do not have Microsoft Application Error Reporting installed

Just a quick FYI that we just published revised detection logic for Microsoft App-V 4.5 Service Pack 2 (SP2) so that Microsoft Update/WSUS will not offer the App-V 4.5 SP2 update if you do not have Microsoft Application Error Reporting installed on the Microsoft Application Virtualization client. To install Microsoft Application Error Reporting, follow these…

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Now available for download: Hotfix Package 1 for Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 Service Pack 1: January 2010

Just a quick FYI that we recently released a new Knowledge Base article documenting a hotfix package for January 2010 that contains the latest hotfixes for Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 4.5 Service Pack 1 (SP1). You can get all the details on the specific issues that are fixed as well as download the hotfix here:…

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App-V 4.6 and applications sequenced using earlier versions

With the release of Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 looming on the horizon, a question that seems to pop up over and over again is "Can I run all my apps that I sequenced using App-V 4.5 or 4.2 with the new App-V 4.6 client?"  Another one is "Can I run my old 32-bit packages using…

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Released: Hotfix Package 5 for Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 Cumulative Update 1: August 2009

We just released the hotfix package for August 2009 that contains the latest hotfixes for Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 Cumulative Update 1.  This hotfix package addresses the following issues: It takes significantly longer to stream a package over the RTSPS protocol than to stream a package over the RTSP protocol. When you use TrueCrypt for…

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A new App-V Knowledge Base article is available – KB969564

At Microsoft we are continually receiving feedback from customers and improving our products, and as part of this process we review open issues and supply hotfixes as appropriate.  In line with this approach, we just published a new Microsoft Application Virtualization KB article which addresses the following issue: When you run the German version of…

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How to obtain Cumulative Update 1 for Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5

We’ve had a few support calls on this so I wanted to send out a friendly reminder on how to obtain Cumulative Update 1 (CU1) for Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 Cumulative Update 1 for App-V 4.5 is now available and can be obtained via the Microsoft Volume License Services site at https://licensing.microsoft.com. Note: MDOP and…

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