This article describes Hotfix Package 1 for Microsoft Application Virtualization 5.1. This package contains the latest hotfixes for this program.

Note We recommend that you test hotfixes before you deploy them in a production environment. Because the builds are cumulative, each new hotfix release contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous update package. We recommend that you consider applying the most recent fix release that contains the most necessary hotfixes.

This hotfix package fixes the following issues:

  • Issue 1

    Adobe Acrobat Reader crashes after Shared Content Store (SCS) mode is enabled.

  • Issue 2

    The Add-AppvClientPackage cmdlet fails if the URL for the package contains a space character.

  • Issue 3

    Internet Explorer crashes when you open multiple tabs.

  • Issue 4

    Custom configurations are lost after you delete an Active Directory group from the APP-V server.

  • Issue 5

    After you upgrade the Windows operating system, the APP-V WMI provider stops working.

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft Support. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problem described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note Only file 488613_intl_i386_zip.exe is available for downloading. This file is also for x64-based operating systems.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, go to the following Microsoft website: The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.


To apply this hotfix, you must have Microsoft Application Virtualization 5.1 installed.

Installation information

If the original client was deployed by using the .msi file, you must apply the .msp file to have a successful update. To extract the .msp file, run the following command:

AppV5.1RTM_Client_KB3115834.exe /LAYOUT
Important If you try to apply this update by running the AppV5.1RTM_Client_KB3115834.exe file instead of the extracted .msp file, you receive the following error message:

Setup failed while scanning the system for prerequisites. The update only applies to App-V client version: ''. The AppV client is not present on this computer.

Restart information

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any previously released hotfix.

Build numbers

  • The build number for APP-V Client hotfix is

  • The build number for APP-V Server hotfix is

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.


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