Description of Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 Service Pack 1
Support for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
App-V 4.5 SP1 provides support for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. This includes support for Windows 7 taskbar, for AppLocker, for BranchCache, and for BitLockerToGo. Windows Server 2008 R2 is supported for only the Application Virtualization Server.
Support for third-party Kerberos realms
App-V 4.5 SP1 provides support for environments that have a trust relationship and mapped user accounts between a Windows Domain and an MIT Kerberos realm. For more information about how to enable this support, visit the following Microsoft TechNet Web site:Improved support for application publishing and streaming over the HTTP and HTTPS protocols
App-V 4.5 SP1 provides support for application publishing and streaming over the HTTP and HTTPS protocols for the following operating system editions:
- Windows XP Home Edition
- Windows Vista Home Basic
- Windows Vista Home Premium
- Windows 7 Home Basic
- Windows 7 Home Premium
App-V 4.5 SP1 also includes a rollup of fixes to address issues that have been found since the App-V 4.5 Cumulative Update 1 release. This rollup addresses known issues and feedback from partners and customers who are using App-V 4.5.
In addition to some stability improvements, this service pack addresses the following issues:
- When a virtual application tries to delete a file on drive C, a "file not found" error occurs even though the file is deleted successfully.
- When you create an MSI package by using the App-V Sequencer, third-party tools may be unable to validate the resulting MSI package.
How to obtain App-V 4.5 SP1To obtain this App-V 4.5 SP1, visit your volume licensing or subscription Web site for Microsoft Application Virtualization.
Known issuesFor the latest information about the known issues, visit the following Microsoft TechNet Web site:
Sequencing Microsoft Office 2010
You cannot sequence Microsoft Office 2010 in App-V 4.5 SP1.
Third-party Kerberos realms and publishing refreshConsider the following scenario:
- You enable support for third-party Kerberos realms.
- You add or remove a user from an Active Directory security group that is used to control access to an application.
Article ID: 976338 - Last Review: 11/06/2009 10:01:21 - Revision: 1.0
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