12.09.2015

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Add flexibility when using App-V 5 RunVirtual key

When App-V 5 was initially released there was new method introduced for automatically “sucking” any locally installed application into context of virtual package, RunVirtual client registry key. This method was then improved in App-V 5.0 SP3 to support user published packages in addition to global ones. One thing, however, that is difficult with this method is the fact it has to be written to client’s registry and thus is not easily manageable.

Fortunately, there seems to be workaround that works well: for both logically tying the RunVirtual entry to the CG rather than some specific package, as well as making sure that we can upgrade App-V 5 packages without constantly going back to all clients making modifications to the HKLM branch of the registry.

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23.04.2015

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Configure Application Virtualization Explorer to run inside App-V 5.0 package

One of the support cases that we have had, since the release of Application Virtualization Explorer version 3.0 that started supporting App-V 5.0 packages, is how to run AVE itself inside 5.0 package. Sounds simple enough, doesn’t it: just add the files into .APPV file and go, right? Well, not so in this case…

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22.04.2015

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AVE Processing Automation

As some of you may remember, we used to have a product called Virtualization Encoder available a few years back. The idea of that product was running scripted – or template-based – automated operations against App-V packages, without user intervention. Now, that feature is sort of back in AVE!

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27.10.2014

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Application Virtualization Explorer 4.1 out now

We have just released a new version of Application Virtualization Explorer (AVE) which adds couple of oft-requested features, as well as improves the experience overall!

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13.05.2014

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AVE 4.0 is released

Like mentioned in the Lib-V release announcement a week ago, it has taken us time to come with 5.0 SP2 support in our products. But now we are happy to tell you that also our premier App-V package editor/viewer, Application Virtualization Explorer, has reached a new major 4.0 release that includes the long-awaited SP2 support.

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02.05.2014

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Lib-V 6.0 released, with support for App-V 5.0 SP2 packages

Yes, it has taken a while but we are happy to announce that our premier App-V package SDK, Gridmetric Lib-V, has just been updated to new 6.0 release. This release adds full support for App-V 5.0 SP2 packages and yes, also changes in newest Hotfix 4.

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13.03.2013

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Beta-testing opportunity for App-V 5.0 compatible AVE

We have been busy in work updating our AVE product to be App-V 5.0 compatible, and as you can probably guess, this has not been a trivial task. In anticipation of launching “next generation” version of AVE that supports App-V 5 packages, I would like to open up a call for those interested in beta-testing the upcoming product.

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21.12.2012

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AVE 2.4.5 is out (with 4.6 SP2 support)

Hello, We have just released update to Application Virtualization Explorer, version 2.4.5. This update adds explicit support for three new (OSD) policy elements that were introduced in hotfix 8 for 4.6 SP1 and in 4.6 SP2. These policy elements are mainly meant to fix issue with Adobe Reader protected mode and now you can set them directly from AVE’s […]

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01.11.2012

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App-V 5.0 (RTM) is apparently out now

After looking around MSDN subscriber downloads for App-V downloads, I noticed that something new had been posted there just yesterday… and it looks like App-V 5.0 RTM is out now (as part of MDOP 2012 package)!

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