Launching a virtual application fails with error code 0x4C40660C-80070005

Applies to: Microsoft Application Virtualization 5.0 for Remote Desktop ServicesApplication Virtualization 5.0 for Windows Desktops


When a user attempts to launch an application virtualized with Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) v5, the application fails with the following error:

The application failed to launch.
This may be due to a network failure.
Error code: 0x4C40660C-80070005


This can occur if the user has insufficient permissions for the .appv container file.


To resolve this issue, ensure that the user has at least Read & List permissions on content folders as well as Read, Read Attributes and Read Extended Attributes on the .appv container file.