Tag Archives: Applications

App-V 5.0 – the not so positive review

App-V 5.0 is here! http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hh826068.aspx There’s a lot of info on the internet from the Beta days, I haven’t really been tempered to play with the product until the final release, after all, it’s the final release that you will consider to roll out in production. Nice review reads are: http://www.brianmadden.com/blogs/timmangan/archive/2012/11/01/Mangan-on-what-you-need-to-know-about-microsoft-appv-5.aspx http://www.softgridblog.com/   My impression is… Read More »

.chm navigation cancelled and app-v

The good old message about .chm “Navigation to the webpage was canceled. What you can try: Retype the address.” has got me again! I’ve been completely sure that I’ve nailed it pretty well with the following MS KB – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/896054 But it turns out there are even more things that you can dig into.   “C:\Windows\SysWOW64\hh.exe”… Read More »

Microsoft App-V vs VMWare ThinApp

Only looking at core differences that caught my eye: ThinApp (now – as of latest version 4.7) does not support native x64 applications. It does support x86 applications running on x64 platform through WoW64. Source – (vendor has done a lot of homework hiding this, it’s very easy to miss) – Official User Guide, Certain operating… Read More »