How to Configure User Permissions

You can enable and disable some actions for users who do not have administrative rights by editing the key values under the Permissions registry key (HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\SoftGrid\4.5\Client\Permissions). This key is primarily designed to help prevent users from making mistakes rather than to provide any special security, because users with administrative rights can edit any of these key values. The following procedures are examples of how to change the key values. For more information about the Application Virtualization (App-V) Client registry keys and values, see

To change user permissions

  1. To enable the users to choose to run the client in offline mode, set the following key value to 1:


  2. To enable the users to view all applications through the user interface, set the following key value to 1. Setting the value to 0 (zero) allows the users to see only the applications that are available to them.


How to Configure the App-V Client Registry Settings by Using the Command Line

User Access Permissions in Application Virtualization Client