App-V Decision Matrix v6

    Although this does reflect App-V 5.1, it really did not have a huge impact on the decision matrix. Microsoft made some much needed updates to the sequencer, improved the 4.6 to 5.x converter and introduced the ability to run …

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Dealing with App-V Limitations: Middleware\Runtimes

This was a tough one to put a label on. Here I’m referring to commonly shared dependencies. This could be Java, Flash Player, VB runtimes, Access runtimes or other forms of runtime, middleware or even just a widely required pre-requisite\dependency. …

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Dealing with App-V Limitations: Drivers

Drivers are probably the most common issue across the majority of application virtualization solutions on the market today. Particularly those with a focus on Isolation, such as App-V! Many drivers run in the Kernel level and so, they cannot run …

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Dealing with App-V Limitations: DCOM

DCOM is an interesting one! If you sequence an application with DCOM requirements the App-V sequencer will warn you about this BUT in my experience the warnings seem to be a false flag. In every single case, when I tested …

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Dealing with App-V Limitations: COM+

As App-V Sequencers, we’re all aware that applications with COM components can work when sequenced with App-V with the correct setting configured depending on what version of App-V you are using. e.g. in App-V 5.0, this option is under the Advanced …

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