Tags: App-V 4.6

App-V 5 Versions: The Release Timeline

Aug 24, 2015 - Virtual Vibes - 0 Comments - Standard

We have had a fairly constant flow of updates to App-V 5 ever since the release in November 2012. From service packs to hotfixes, we have seen the product grow and mature. However even I sometimes get confused or forget exactly what features or fixes came with which release. Of course it is desirable to […]

Sequencing a Shortcut in App-V 4.6 – Local and Virtual Interaction

May 01, 2013 - Virtual Vibes - 0 Comments - Standard

Sequencing a shortcut is a commonly used method in App-V 4.x to get virtual packages to interact with something local. Especially when the local element is the parent in the relationship. For example local Internet Explorer and virtualised Adobe Flash Player or local Microsoft Office and virtualised plugins. The first thing to do on your […]

How to supress a reboot when applying an App-V client hotfix delivered via Configuration Manager

Dec 18, 2012 - Virtual Vibes - 0 Comments - Standard

Every now and again we come across environments where desktop reboots are a very sensitive point and where forced, centrally initiated reboots are not acceptable. App-V tends to have numerous hotfixes released over the lifecycle of a major version; on the plus side they are cumulative however on the downside they do require a reboot. […]

App-V 4.6 to 5.0 Comparison Cheat Sheet

Oct 11, 2012 - Virtual Vibes - 14 Comments - Standard

Want to quickly see some of the key differences between 4.6 and 5.0 Beta? Here you go…. App-V 4.6 App-V 5.0 Mount drive (Q:) on sequencer and client No mount drive on sequencer or client RTSPS, RTSP, HTTP, HTTPS and SMB streaming HTTP, HTTPS and SMB streaming .SFT package file format .APPV package file format […]

App-V 4.6 Ramp Up Guide

Oct 04, 2012 - Virtual Vibes - 0 Comments - Standard

With App-V 5.0 on the horizon, I think it’s a great time to look back and reflect on the crazy amounts of fun we have had with App-V 4.5 and 4.6 over the years. For me personally it has been a great learning experience working with App-V since I joined Microsoft. A while back I […]