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Sequencing AutoCAD 2015 in App-V 5

Please see updates to this post HERE.

The stars had aligned! I had finished all of the testing for The Deployment Performance Series research, published the first of the 8 papers, shipped my server down to North Carolina for …

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App_Remediation: New Tool for App-V 5 apps in Roaming Environs

App_Remediation is a new free tool I am releasing to the public today.

App_Remediation is a console application designed to be used with App-V 5 (and above) to save and restore application related data (ARD) between locations that normally do …

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The return of the Duplicate Package ID in App-V 5

It haunts me still! In every release of App-V since 4.0 there has been a new and unique way to generate apps with duplicate GUIDS. I have blogged about this both here and here. Granted, each time it was …

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What I Do: App-V 5 and the “Primary Virtual Application Directory”

If you have sequenced on App-V 5, you probably have wondered what to use for the “Primary Virtual Directory” (PVAD).

Me too. But in this blog post I will discuss what I know and what I do (currently).…

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About my Toolbelt and “The Secret App-V 5 Client Debug Logs”

There is nothing like a good set of tools ready when you have a repair project to do. But too many tools are distracting.

Working with App-V 5 through all of the pre-releases and now the final release for some …

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About Windows Boot Performance

The following is taken from my book Windows System Performance Through Caching.

When the Windows OS boots, it uses information from previous boot experiences to speed up the boot process. Microsoft calls this “ReadyBoot”.

The process of booting up …

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The Case of the Missing Shell Extension (a Novel)

One the big mysteries to me has always been why Shell Extensions are so hard for application virtualization. And I had never really taken a deep look into them to unravel they mystery until this year. But now I have, …

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New Video: App-V 4 Versus 5

Here is my attempt to explain the differences between App-V before version 5 and version 5. It is a 16 minute video to explains the main differences at the client and how this affects your ability to deploy applications.

App-V 4 versus 5
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