Hotfix Package 5 for AppV 5.0 SP2

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Hotfix Package 5 for AppV 5.0 SP2

Hot fix Package 5 for AppV 5.0 has been released & below are the issues which will get resolved with this Hot fix,

  • Connection groups cannot support both user-published and global-published Packages
  • Enabling user-publishing in the Administrator context through Windows PowerShell
  • Deprecation of PackageStoreAccessControl support in App-V 5.0 SP2

How to Disable Windows Installer service in Windows 8?

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In earlier versions of windows, we can disable Windows Installer service from Services.msc. But, the same didn’t work in Windows 8. So below is the way which I’ve followed to disable Windows Installer service in Windows 8.

Search for Reg edit & open it as an administrator. Go to HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\services. Search for msiserver & change the start value to 4.

That’s it. Now we can verify whether this Disabled the service or not from services.msc.

Appv 5.0 SP2 Hotfix 4

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Appv 5.0 SP2 Hotfix 4

This Hot fix include enhancements to the package conversion engine and sequencer, improved package conversion rates, and support for a VFS write mode sequencer setting. 

AppV 5 Error logs by Steve

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AppV 5 Error logs by Steve

This will help you with the Basic Troubleshooting Steps that you need to perform in AppV 5.0

How to package Internet Explorer 9?

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Below is the command line that I’ve used to install Internet Explorer 9:

IE9-Windows7-x64-enu.exe /quiet /update-no /closeprograms /norestart

/quiet – No UI

/update-no – Do Not Check for Internet Explorer Updates

/closeprograms – Close programs automatically to allow installation without rebooting the system.

/norestart – Do not restart after installation has completed.

Below is the command line that I’ve used to install Internet Explorer 9: This command will help you to remove Internet Explorer 9 & make it IE8.

FORFILES /P %WINDIR%\servicing\Packages /M Microsoft-Windows-InternetExplorer-*9.*.mum /c “cmd /c echo Uninstalling package @fname && start /w pkgmgr /up:@fname /quiet /norestart”


AppV World

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The above link is where I have gained most of the knowledge on AppV. I would like to share this with you as it’ll help you to gain deep knowledge on AppV.