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App-V Decision Matrix v7

FSLogix
I re-thought the matrix to get it outside of the scope of just App-V but it’s still called the App-V Decision Matrix for a few reasons. I still love App-V and now App-V is now in box in Windows 10 Enterprise and Server 2016. More organizations have access to App-V than ever before. The App-V […]

App-V 1703 Virtual Registry and Containers?

FSLogix
One of the things I talked about when App-V was going into the core of the OS was how it was going to provide new opportunities to improve App-V.  And the prime example I gave was how the virtual registry worked.  Well I was eventually proved right, although the transition is proving to be a […]

Life with the App-V AutoSequencer

FSLogix
It’s summer.  Who should work all that hard anyway? I’m letting the AutoSequencer do the work for me. With the March 2017 release of Microsoft Windows also came the 1703 version of the Windows ADK. The ADK contains a number of tools used by both developers and IT Pros and is generally updated with each […]

The Power of deviceTRUST – Microsoft App-V Video

deviceTRUST
In our todays video we would like to show you how to deliver Microsoft App-V packages depending on the context of the connected device, and how you can gain granular control of the conditions under which a Microsoft App-V package gets published to the users’ virtual session. We are using FileZilla as an example Microsoft […]

App-V Apps Using Local IE, Apps in Citrix StoreFront

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As we all know, sequencing Internet Explorer is not supported but you can sequence IE plugins and other settings required by web apps and simply create a shortcut pointing to the locally installed Internet Explorer. Studio interprets the shortcut correctly. However, in earlier versions of 7.x, there’s an issue on the VDA with launching apps […]

How to Increase Operational Efficiency & Reduce the Cost of Deployment

Flexera Software
Progressive Insurance has always lived up to its name by being one step ahead of the insurance industry, and finding new and affordable insurance solutions. Known for their excellent service and operational innovation, Progressive has grown to be a leading auto insurer in the United States, serving over 10 million customers. Progressive understands the competitive […]

1703 App-V Sequencer and Templates Explained

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One of the new features of the 1703 Sequencer mentioned in TechNet “What’s New” page involves templates. No, Microsoft didn’t do what we asked to make it easy to always load the sequencer with a Template using a registry setting like we did in 4.x. But they did solve an issue that traps everyone when […]

The new App-V AutoSequencer

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Microsoft this week announced some changes in App-V 5 associated with the release of Windows 1703 “Creators Update”. While there is a minor client change to support cleaning up unpublished packages documented here, the real news comes when we see the updated Sequencer, which is the subject of this post. As of the previous release, the […]

Microsoft App-V 5.1 Lifecycle

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Sebasitan, the German Microsoft Escalation Engineer we often get new news from about App-V, recently blogged about the dates for the lifecycles for App-V 5.1.  Before people get upset, let’s make sure you understand what this means. On the date when a product version, or service pack, is released, it sets the clock ticking for […]

Download Tricerat Simplify Profiles

Tricerat
User personalization without roaming profiles Bloated roaming profiles are a leading cause of missing profile data and the resulting calls to IT from frustrated users. They lead to sluggish logon times, erratic application behavior, and crashed workstations. As a result, you spend hours recreating user profiles, writing complex GPOs and making tedious registry edits to […]

The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys – App-V!

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Shhh! Don’t tell anyone this about App-V.  Just because you didn’t hear any sound does not mean that there wasn’t a lot a noise involved.  In the last year, Microsoft has made two incredibly big moves with its App-V product, and you probably didn’t hear much about it. What happened? First, Microsoft has effectively stopped charging […]

Microsoft MDOP December Servicing Release is Now Available

Microsoft
We are pleased to announce that the MDOP December servicing release is available for immediate download. Issues fixed in this update For App-V 5.1 RTM, this servicing release fixes the following issues: Group-specific functionality is incorrectly made available to other groups if the Optional feature is used. Using Dynamic Virtualization, file handles are not closed […]

App-V 5.x Sequencing Guide

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Tim Mangan recently posted a great blog series to help you get started with App-V 5.x, one of these posts covers sequencing: http://www.tmurgent.com/TmBlog/?p=2501. He covers theory, tools and his own practices. Check that post out! I created this document a couple of months ago for the organization I’m working for, so I figured I’d also share […]

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