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MSIX Packaging PSF Tools

PsfTooling 4.0

Today I am happy to announce that version 4 of PsfTooling is now available from the Microsoft Store.  A free tool, it is used in conjunction with the Microsoft MSIX Packaging tool to add and configure the Package Support Framework (PSF) during the repackaging process.

The changes in this new version include:

  • A revamped UI.  Instead of three wizards there
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MSIX Packaging PSF Tools

PsfTooling 3.8

With the updates to the MSIX Package Support Framework for June 2020, described in https://www.tmurgent.com/TmBlog/?p=3095, I added a new type of fixup to the PSF, RegLegacyFixups.

Version 3.8 of PsfTooling is now available up in the Microsoft Store. This free tool is used alongside the Microsoft MSIX Packaging Tool to add and configure the PSF into your recaptured package.…

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MSIX Packaging PSF Tools

PsfTooling 3.5 for MSIX Repackaging

PassiveInstallassiveInstall version 3.5.0 was released today in the Microsoft Store. A free tool, it is used along with the Microsoft MSIX Packaging Tool to inject and configure the Package Support Framework to fix common issues seen in repackaging existing Win32 and DotNet Framework based applications for MSIX.

Version 3.5 includes a pre-built version of the PSF with the improvements I …

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MSIX Packaging PSF Tools

PsfTooling 3.2 for MSIX Packaging

Today the PsfTooling version 3.2 was released in

the Microsoft Store toady. A free community tool, PsfTooling is used with MSIX Packaging tools where you want to add the latest version of the Package Support Framework (PSF) to your package.  This primarily means the Microsoft MSIX Packaging Tool (also free in the Store), but any vendor offering an installation monitoring …

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MSIX Tools

PsfTooling 3.1.0

Recently, I outlined changes I made to the MSIX Package Support Framework (PSF) in this post. In that post I indicated that there was to be a follow-up submission into the PSF and then I would be releasing a new version of the free PsfTooling tool that includes the updated PSF. That work is now complete.

PsfTooling 3.1.0 is …

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MSIX Tools

What’s new in the MSIX PSF: Feb 24, 2019

Those paying attention might know that I started a project last summer to contribute to the MSIX Package Support Framework, an open source project that Microsoft hosts up on GitHub.

I spent a month writing code to improve the PSF, and then started the long process of getting it pulled into the master source. It, uh, took a little longer …

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AppV5 MSIX Tools

Analyzing App -V Packages for MSIX Readiness

Last week I released my Report Card on MSIX, a comprehensive look at how MSIX measures up today. A work in progress, MSIX can handle some of the applications that you are deploying today. And it is sure to get better in the future. But what about your apps specifically?

I’ve taken the lessons that I learned from all …

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AppV5 Sequencing Tools

The case of the missing App-V files

Image courtesy of ddpavumba at FreeDigitalPhotos.netFile this one under “Things to consider when your app doesn’t work”.

What the customer wanted:

I was working with a large customer that is in the Health Care business.  They had an application, well maybe we should call it an integrated suite of applications, that is used to tune hearing aids.  One major app and a ton …