Deploying Microsoft Office 2010 by Using App-V

Applies to: Windows 10, version 1607

You can create Office 2010 packages for Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) using one of the following methods:

  • Application Virtualization (App-V) Sequencer
  • Application Virtualization (App-V) Package Accelerator

App-V support for Office 2010

The following table shows the App-V versions, methods of Office package creation, supported licensing, and supported deployments for Office 2010.

Supported item Support level
Package creation - Sequencing
- Package Accelerator
- Office Deployment Kit
Supported licensing Volume Licensing
Supported deployments - Desktop
- Personal VDI

Creating Office 2010 App-V using the sequencer

Sequencing Office 2010 is one of the main methods for creating an Office 2010 package on App-V. Microsoft has provided a detailed recipe through a Knowledge Base article. For detailed instructions about how to create an Office 2010 package on App-V, see How To Sequence Microsoft Office 2010 in Microsoft Application Virtualization 5.0.

Creating Office 2010 App-V packages using package accelerators

Office 2010 App-V packages can be created through package accelerators. Microsoft has provided package accelerators for creating Office 2010 on Windows 10, Windows 8, and Windows 7. The following pages will show you which package accelerator is best for creating Office 2010 App-V packages on your version of Windows:

For detailed instructions on how to create virtual application packages using App-V package accelerators, see How to Create a Virtual Application Package Using an App-V Package Accelerator.

Deploying the Microsoft Office package for App-V

You can deploy Office 2010 packages by using any of the following App-V deployment methods:

  • Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager
  • App-V server
  • Stand-alone through Windows PowerShell commands

Office App-V package management and customization

Office 2010 packages can be managed like any other App-V packages through known package management mechanisms. No special instructions are needed, for example, to add, publish, unpublish, or remove Office packages.

Microsoft Office integration with Windows

The following table provides a full list of supported integration points for Office 2010.


Extension Point Description Office 2010
Lync meeting Join Plug-in for Firefox and Chrome User can join Lync meetings from Firefox and Chrome
Sent to OneNote Print Driver User can print to OneNote Yes
OneNote Linked Notes OneNote Linked Notes
Send to OneNote Internet Explorer Add-In User can send to OneNote from IE
Firewall Exception for Lync and Outlook Firewall Exception for Lync and Outlook
MAPI Client Native apps and add-ins can interact with virtual Outlook through MAPI
SharePoint Plugin for Firefox User can use SharePoint features in Firefox
Mail Control Panel Applet User gets the mail control panel applet in Outlook Yes
Primary Interop Assemblies Support managed add-ins
Office Document Cache Handler Allows Document Cache for Office applications
Outlook Protocol Search handler User can search in Outlook Yes
Active X Controls:
- Groove.SiteClient
- PortalConnect.PersonalSite
- SharePoint.openDocuments
- SharePoint.ExportDatabase
- SharePoint.SpreadSheetLauncher
- SharePoint.StssyncHander
- SharePoint.DragUploadCtl
- SharePoint.DragDownloadCtl
- Sharpoint.OpenXMLDocuments
- Sharepoint.ClipboardCtl
- WinProj.Activator
- Name.NameCtrl
- STSUPld.CopyCtl
- CommunicatorMeetingJoinAx.JoinManager
- LISTNET.Listnet
- OneDrive Pro Browser Helper
Active X Control.

For more information about ActiveX controls, see the ActiveX Control API Reference.
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Additional resources

Office 2013 App-V Packages Additional Resources

Office 2010 App-V Packages

Connection Groups

Dynamic Configuration