About Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 SP1

This service pack contains the following changes:

  • Support for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2: App-V 4.5 SP1 provides support for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, including support for Windows 7 features such as the taskbar, AppLocker, BranchCache, and BitLocker To Go.  Windows Server 2008 R2 support applies only to Application Virtualization Server. For more information about AppLocker support in Windows 7, see Windows AppLocker (https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=156732).

  • 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, which is a scenario commonly used at many universities. For information about how to enable this support, see How to Configure the Client for MIT Kerberos Realm Support (https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=166004).

  • Improved support for application publishing and streaming through HTTP/HTTPS: App-V 4.5 SP1 provides support for application publishing and streaming through the HTTP/HTTPS protocols for Windows XP Home Edition, Windows Vista Home Basic, and Windows 7 Home Basic.

  • Customer Feedback and Hotfix Rollup: App-V 4.5 SP1 also includes a rollup of fixes to address issues found after the Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 4.5 CU1 release. The updates result from a combination of known issues and customer feedback from our internal teams, partners, and customers who are using App-V 4.5. For a full list of the updates, see article 976338 in the Microsoft Knowledge Base (https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=167121).

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Microsoft Application Virtualization Management System Release Notes 4.5 SP1
Provides the most up-to-date information about known issues with Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 4.5 SP1.