Troubleshooting the Application Virtualization Sequencer

This topic includes information that you can use to help troubleshoot general issues on the Application Virtualization (App-V) Sequencer.

Creating an SFTD File by Using the App-V Sequencer Increases the Version Number Unexpectedly

The version number associated with an SFTD file increases unexpectedly.


Use the command line to generate a new .sft file. To create the .sft file by using the command line, enter the following at a command prompt:

mkdiffpkg.exe <base SFT file name> <diff SFT file name>

File Name in OSD File Is Not Correct After Package Upgrade

After you upgrade an existing package, the file name is not correct.


When you open a package for upgrade, you should specify the root Q:\ drive as the output location for the package. Do not specify an associated file name with the output location.

Microsoft Word 2003 Default Install Results in an Error When Streamed to a Client

When you stream Microsoft Word 2003 to a client, an error is returned but Microsoft Word continues to run.


Resequence the virtual application package, and select Full Install.

Package Upgrade Does Not Work When You Create a Dependent Package

When you create a dependent package by using package upgrade and add new registry entries, it appears to function correctly but the updated registry entries are not available.


Registry settings are always stored with the original version of the package, so updates to the package will not appear to be available unless you repair the original package.

Error When Trying to Sequence .NET 2.0

When you sequence a package that requires .NET 2.0, you get an error.


Sequencing packages that require .NET 2.0 is not supported.

Application Virtualization Sequencer