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    Time and patience are required when creating App-V packages and testing them on various operating systems. You should always target your packages for the right operating system (OS), but testing shows that a package made for one Windows OS may run on another Windows version. This PowerShell script modifies...
  • Blog Post: App-V 4.6 SP1 issue running a virtualized App-V application that is started from a network location

    Currently some of our customers are reporting that they are having issues running a virtualized App-V application that is started from a network location such as a UNC path or a mapped network drive.  When this occurs they get an application error stating that some DLL could not be found. This issue...
  • Blog Post: A Look Under the Covers - The LOCAL_INTERACTION_ALLOWED Tag

    Introduction Application virtualization is a key feature of the SoftGrid platform. It provides administrators with a way to prevent applications from interfering with or modifying the local environment. It can also prevent two virtual applications from conflicting with each other by confining many of...
  • Blog Post: Scripting within an OSD file

    I noticed some posts on the SoftGrid Forums lately that could be addressed with some useful scripting with the .OSD files for a SoftGrid package. Scripting within .OSD files is a very powerful feature and can be used to solve or create workarounds for a vast number of situations. This is an excerpt of...
  • Blog Post: Updated OS VALUE XML Tag Reference and Supported Client Versions

    The following table lists the supported OS VALUE element options and the minimum supported client versions for Microsoft SoftGrid and Microsoft Application Virtualization.  This element defines the required operating system. If there are more than one OS element in a particular IMPLEMENTATION tag...