App-V 5.0 – Error: Virtual Fonts subsystem failure on first launch

Hi all, I’ve been seeing the following error a few times with my own packages so I thought it was time to figure out what the issue is. If you check the event log a more descriptive error is available, and it states the following: Process 18672 failed to start due to Virtual Fonts subsystem…

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App-V error code 06-0000000E Explained

Hi all, Recently I’ve been onsite with a few customers and the following App-V error keeps occurring when a user tries to launch an App-V application. Research If you search on the internet you will find the following KB that we (Microsoft) provide to our customers to troubleshoot this message. Error message in the Microsoft…

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App-V 5.0 – Convert Legacy Packages to the new file format

Hi all, In a previous post we showed how easy it is to test App-V legacy packages, now we’re going to convert automatically these packages to the new App-V 5.0 format. http://blogs.technet.com/b/virtualworld/archive/2012/10/24/app-v-5-0-legacy-package-conversion-report-creation.aspx To complete this we’re going to use the “ConvertFrom-AppvLegacyPackage” cmdlet from the App-V 5.0 Beta 2 release. ConvertFrom-AppvLegacyPackage Converts each package to the…

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Isolation and State Separation

Isolation and State Separation are two very important concepts in the world of application virtualization, but we throw those terms around a lot without really explaining what we mean by them. I’m going to attempt to explain what those concepts mean to us and the roles they play with application virtualization. I will dive pretty…

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Welcome to Server Application Virtualization

Easy as pie. Like taking candy from a baby. A walk in the park. Like shooting fish in a barrel. You hear those phrases all the time. But how often do you hear them applied to installing server applications in a datacenter? Sure, maybe you have some web app that’s easy to set up, but…

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App-V FAQ #24: Can I use Active Upgrade without RTSP(S)?

One of the FAQ series blog was a post I did on Active Upgrade. The last year was an unbelievable year from a work commitment perspective so my blogging went to zero and did little bit here and there. So i wanted to repost the post i sent over. This terminology is a little confusing….

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Application Virtualization Explorer – Released

I have been meaning to blog about this for ages. Kalle released me a version of AVE in alpha and again in Beta, and i just never got around to finishing my blog post on it……  :o( The tool however is fab! I as well as a number of my community buddies have been loving…

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App-V with Microsoft Office 2010 (Deployment Kit and Recipe/PoC)

The Office 2010 deployment kit, recipe, and PoC Package are now available.  I love my sequenced version of office 2010, i have been using it as a sequenced application since the Beta and love the performance, reliability and my ability to DSC plugins into the environment. If you have not given it a try than…

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App-V Sequencing SuperFlow

Yesterday on Microsoft Download the product team released the App-V Sequencing Superflow. The Sequencing Superflow is an interactive content model provides a structured and interactive interface for viewing documentation. Each SuperFlow includes comprehensive information about a specific dataflow, workflow, or process. Depending on the focus of the SuperFlow, you will find overview information, steps that…

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App-V 4.6 Hotfix 1 available on request

Sebastian pinged me again to let me know that App-V 4.6 Hotfix 1 is now available on Request from Microsoft Support. The following Problems are addressed in this Fix: If you publish a package global, but the same package was already published locally on the Client, you see that the Icons are not displayed correctly….

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