Description of Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 Service Pack 1

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INTRODUCTION

Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 Service Pack 1 (App-V 4.6 SP1) is now available. This service pack provides the latest updates to Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6. Additionally, this service pack includes some improvements and a rollup of hotfixes.

How to obtain App-V 4.6 SP1

This service pack update is available on the Microsoft Download Center. To download the service pack, visit the following Microsoft website:
Download Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 Service Pack 1

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Improvements

App-V 4.6 SP1 contains the following improvements:

Improved sequencing experience

The App-V 4.6 SP1 Sequencer is updated to help improve the sequencing process and to create a more predictable packaging experience. The following improvements are implemented in this update:
  • App-V Package Accelerators can be used to automatically sequence large and complex applications.
  • Improved support when you use App-V project templates.
  • Step-by-step instructions in sequencing.
  • Improved reporting to identify sequencing issues.
Support for read-only cache on RDS

App-V 4.6 SP1 now supports a shared cache that is read-only in both Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) and Remote Desktop Services (RDS) environments.

Support for the sequencing of Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0

App-V 4.6 SP1 now supports the sequencing of the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0.

Customer feedback and hotfix rollup

App-V 4.6 SP1 also includes a rollup of fixes to address issues in the App-V 4.6 release. These fixes include a combination of known issues and of customer feedback from our internal teams, partners, and customers who use App-V 4.6.

This service pack also includes a rollup of the following hotfixes:
981787 Hotfix Package 1 for Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 RTM: April 2010
983173 Hotfix Package 2 for Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 RTM: June 2010
2307495 Hotfix Package 3 for Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 RTM: August 2010
2432513 Hotfix Package 4 for Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 RTM: October 2010
For more information about App-V 4.6 SP1, visit the following Microsoft TechNet website:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=212553

Known issues

For more information about known issues, visit the following Microsoft TechNet website:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=202611

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Article ID: 2445990 - Last Review: March 10, 2011 - Revision: 1.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 for Terminal Services
  • Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 for Windows Desktops
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