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:
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: