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Amber Reef publishes 4 part article on Alternative Deployment and Management for non-persistent VDI

Duncan Murdoch at Amber Reef (and author of the AR.c suite) just published an in-depth, 4 part series of articles on Alternative Deployment and Management methods for non-persistent VDI, using App-V and FSLogix.  Duncan explores how FSLogix can be used in this environment to help achieve 6 critical milestones with an existing implementation including;  Introduce […]

Microsoft: KB: Mouse may become unresponsive after you launch an App-V application

When you launch a process that is virtualized through Microsoft Application Virtualization version 4.5, version 4.6, or version 5.0 (App-V 4.5, App-V 4.6 or App-V 5.0) on a touchscreen-enabled device, the mouse pointer may become unresponsive. If you exit either the App-V application process or the wisptis.exe process, you’ll find that the mouse starts to […]

What’s new in App-V Scheduler 2.3

It’s exactly a year ago that App-V Scheduler 2.0 was released in its current form and today we are very excited to announce the latest release of App-V Scheduler, version 2.3. If you are reading about App-V Scheduler for the first time: App-V Scheduler is a purpose build App-V 5 deployment tool specially designed for […]

Microsoft: Hotfix Package 1 for Microsoft Application Virtualization 5.0 Service Pack 3 is now available

The article below describes a hotfix package that contains hotfixes for Adobe Acrobat issues in Microsoft Application Virtualization 5.0 (App-V 5.0) Service Pack 3 (SP3). The hotfix package resolves the following issues: Issue 1: Virtualized Adobe Acrobat running through an App-V Client on Windows 7 crashes or stops responding because of DLL issues Virtualized Adobe […]

Microsoft: How to submit and vote on product improvement suggestions for Microsoft App-V and UE-V

Have you ever had a great idea on how to improve Microsoft Application Virtualization but weren’t sure how to communicate that idea back to the engineering team? Well now you can not only easily submit those ideas but vote for ideas others have submitted as well. Welcome to the Microsoft Application Virtualization customer feedback site! […]

App-V 4.6 Mainstream Support ENDING SOON

Earlier this week, App-V super-guru Tim Mangan published an article on confirming, warning and restating for the record that the End is Nigh for 4.6 support. "If you are still running App-V 4.6, listen up. Maybe you wisely listened when I cautioned you to not immediately jump to App-V 5 when it was released two years ago.  […]

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust – AppSense Testimonial

With technology partner Ultima Business Solutions, Imperial College Healthcare centralized three separate hospital IT systems and performed a massive upgrade to Windows 7 and Remote Desktop Services 2012 R2, while implementing Microsoft App-V 5.0 for application virtualization. Coupled with AppSense DesktopNow for 7,500 clinical staff, this provides users with an enterprise class desktop and a […]

Microsoft: Step-by-step guide for upgrading your App-V 5.0 infrastructure to Service Pack 3

~ Matthew Keyes | Premier Field Engineer Hi everyone, my name is Matthew Keyes and I’m a Premier Field Engineer here at Microsoft. Lately we have been getting some questions from customers regarding the proper procedure for upgrading App-V 5.0 infrastructure to SP3 so I put together a quick step by step outline that will […]

App-V Internet Explorer Add-on Conflict: Watch those Registry Keys

Students run into this problem in our App-V training classes every time. The Problem In one of the labs we deal with creating and deploying a handful of browser plugins in a connection group.  And everyone runs into an issue of some of them seemingly not working.  The lab specifies a set of plug-ins to use, but I usually […]

Microsoft: KB: SQL scripts to install or upgrade the App-V 5.0 SP3 Management Server database fail

You may be unable to install or upgrade the Microsoft App-V 5.0 Service Pack 3 (App-V 5.0 SP3) Management Server database if you use SQL scripts that were obtained by using the method that is documented in the “Support for Microsoft SQL Server clustering” section of the following Microsoft TechNet article:  Planning for High Availability […]

Microsoft: SAP GUI Recipe for Microsoft App-V 5.0

~ Sebastian Gernert | Escalation Engineer Hi everyone, my name is Sebastian and I’m an Escalation Engineer in Germany for Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V). For a while now, one of my responsibilities has been to liaise with SAP so that APP-V 5.0 is a supported platform when virtualizing the SAP GUI, and now SAP has […]

Using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2013 to Deploy Windows 7 Citrix XenDesktop Master to HP Moonshot (m700, m710) – Part 1

Last week I was at the Citrix Technology Professionals (CTP) meetup at Citrix’s Santa Clara office and was having a discussion about Moonshot with Aaron Parker. Aaron is commonly regarded as the master of App-V and MDT, so naturally he was curious to see if I had yet used MDT to deploy the Windows Operating Systems to HP […]

App-V and .NET Performance

This post is about the performance impacts of combining Microsoft App-V 5 sequenced virtual applications with applications that use Microsoft .Net.  I wish this story ended with good news, or at least reasonable actions that you could take to improve performance, but it isn’t so.  Instead it is mostly informational, however, in the end there […]

vCommunity Technical Round Table Coming to Boston, Chicago, NYC – Future of VMware EUC in Person! Don’t miss!

I’m always happy to share with you a free event and none more than this one as it will truly be a glimpse in to the future of app and desktop delivery!  Some amazing guys also host it… I mean amazing, Shawn Bass (@shawnbass), Tim Mangan (@timothymangan), Harry Labana (@harrylabana), Robert Morris (@agsi_rmorris), Raymond Wiesemann […]

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