App-V 4.6: Oldie but Goodie! Using URL Shortcuts to Simply User Experience when Running Virtualized IE Plug-ins (Plus a Bonus Tip!!)

We know how to bring Internet Explorer into the App-V bubble. It’s as simple as creating a special shortcut that points to an OSD file that allows the local instance of Internet Explorer to interact inside the virtual bubble of an App-V package (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/931986) – But there has always been the issue of ensuring the…

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The Case of the Three Second Delay (a.k.a What is SFTDDE?)

A while back I encountered an issue that forced me to become introduced to the DDE Launcher used by App-V (SFTDDE.)  A customer was encountering an issue where, no matter how much they tuned their terminal servers, even with pre-cached virtual applications; Office applications appeared to always have a three second delay when they double-clicked…

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