Description of Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 Service Pack 2

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INTRODUCTION

Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 Service Pack 2 (App-V 4.5 SP2) is now available. This service pack provides the latest updates to Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5. Because Microsoft Application Virtualization service packs are cumulative, you do not have to install Service Pack 1 before you install Service Pack 2. Service Pack 2 includes all of the fixes that were included in Service Pack 1. Additionally, App-V 4.5 SP2 contains the following improvements.

Support for Office 2010

App-V 4.5 SP2 now supports the virtualization of Microsoft Office 2010.

Support for SQL Mirroring

App-V 4.5 SP2 now supports Microsoft SQL Mirroring.

Customer Feedback and Hotfix Rollup

App-V 4.5 SP2 now includes a rollup of fixes to address issues found since the App-V 4.5 Service Pack 1 release. This includes a combination of known issues and customer feedback from our internal teams, partners, and customers who are using App-V 4.5.

This update also includes a rollup of the following hotfixes:
  • For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    978480 Hotfix Package 1 for Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 Service Pack 1: January 2010
  • For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    980850 Hotfix Package 2 for Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 Service Pack 1: March 2010

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How to obtain App-V 4.5 SP2

This service pack update is available from the Microsoft Download Center and from Microsoft Update.

Download Center

To download the service pack from the Microsoft Download Center, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 Service Pack 2

Microsoft Update

Microsoft Update or Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) will not offer the service pack update if Microsoft Application Error Reporting is not installed. To install Microsoft Application Error Reporting, follow these steps:
  1. Locate the Microsoft Application Error Reporting install program, dw20shared.msi, which can be found in the Support\Watson folder on the MDOP release media.
  2. To install the software, run the following command:

    msiexec /i dw20shared.msi APPGUID={ValueFromTableBelow} REBOOT=Suppress REINSTALL=ALL REINSTALLMODE=vomus


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Version Product code for the desktop client Product code for the client for Remote Desktop Services 
App-V 4.5 CU1FE495DBC-6D42-4698-B61F-86E655E0796D8A97C241-D92A-47DC-B360-E716C1AAA929
App-V 4.5 SP193468B43-C19D-44F9-8BCC-114076DB04430042AD3C-99A4-4E58-B5F0-744D5AD96E1C


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If you need to find the product code, you can use the Orca.exe database editor or a similar tool to examine Windows Installer files to find the value of the ProductCode property. For more information about using Orca.exe, visit the following Microsoft website:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=150008

Known issues

For updated information about known issues, visit the following Microsoft TechNet Web site:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=184640

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Article ID: 980847 - Last Review: August 10, 2010 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 for Terminal Services
  • Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 for Windows Desktops
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