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AppV5 Sequencing

Fix for 1809 and later App-V Sequencer Issues

I’ve noticed lately a few people complaining that they needed to go back to the Windows 10 ADK 1803 sequencer in order to get some applications to work. Recently, a student came to one of our App-V Training Classes and brought …

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AppV5 MSIX Uncategorized

On Start Menu and Shortcuts

The application Start Menu Shortcut represents the most common entry point for end-users to access applications.  In this article, I’ll talk about the old shortcuts and the new, and about what happens when we repackage applications containing shortcuts into MSIX …

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AppV5 Sequencing

Automating App-V Package Cleanup

If you have been Sequencing for Microsoft App-V on Windows 10, you have probably noticed a lot more garbage in your packages.

While the App-V Sequencer has a really awesome capture algorithm that automatically ignores changes made by pre-existing Windows …

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AppV5 MSIX

App-V and MSIX today: Don’t Panic!

I’m not at MMS nor build this week. Instead I find myself in Switzerland training enterprises on how to best prepare and deploy applications using a combination of Microsoft App-V and MSIX technologies as they exist today. Yet I find …

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AppV5

App-V 5.1 Lifecycle

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 …

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AppV5 Sequencing Uncategorized

Today We Learn About Elevation, Integrity Levels, and UIAccess

With the App-V MVPs busy at the MVP Summit this week, I’ll offer up this rather long post about elevation, starting with some fairly well known basics and advancing into the absurd detail.

Applications sometimes do things that cause UAC …

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AppV5 Sequencing Tools Uncategorized

The case of the misnamed object

I suddenly seem to be getting asked by a number of software vendors to help them support customers that are using App-V.  This is fantastic!  Vendors that want to support App-V?  We have dreamed of this for 15 years now.  …

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App-V and .Net Native Images Updated

Last year I wrote an article on App-V and .Net Native Images and how they didn’t work with App-V.

I was wrong, but it wasn’t my fault. It turns out that the trusted tooling that I used, the Microsoft