Pairing Microsoft App-V and Windows 7 and making apps compatible with Windows 7 in virtualized environment

Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6, boast full support for Windows 7, is right around the corner; many customers who’re planning Windows 7 deployment are including App-V among the components of their desktop transformation project. (An OS deployment is frequently combined with an overhaul of both apps and infrastructure in “modern desktop” or “next-generation desktop” initiative.) When […]

Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6, boast full support for Windows 7, is right around the corner; many customers who’re planning Windows 7 deployment are including App-V among the components of their desktop transformation project. (An OS deployment is frequently combined with an overhaul of both apps and infrastructure in “modern desktop” or “next-generation desktop” initiative.) When IT pros think about pairing investments in App-V and Windows 7, the following questions almost always come up as part of conversation: “I heard that App-V’s an app-compatibility solution. Does that mean it’ll help make my apps compatible with Windows 7? Will I need to re-sequence App-V packages I’ve already created for my current Windows XP desktops? What do I need to do to remediate incompatible apps when I use App-V as my deployment solution?” Explore each of these questions:

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