Symptoms Cannot launch a 32bit application packaged with ThinApp on a 64bit platform Launching a 32bit application packaged with ThinApp on a 64bit platform fails with application errors The 32bit application packed with ThinApp on a 64 bit platform fails to launch correctly Cause This issue occurs due to differences in the directory pathing and DLL
Today I had my first battle with a VMware View environment, guess who won????
Case: a customer is launching a RES Workspace Manager session within a VMware View environment based on Windows XP. Within RES a default printer has been defined for the user, so far so good. When connecting by RDP to the VMware
This article describes HOWTO startup a ThinApp package faster.
Get rid of the %Fonts% folder. We will virtualize any fonts being installed during the Setup Capture process. The problem is that it takes time to activate them on start of the application. Why not delete the fonts from the virtual environment and if the
View clients with multiple network interfaces only send one MAC address to the volatile environment variables on the View desktop. Which address is sent is controlled by the binding order set in Windows on the client. This can result in a wrong information being presented.
This article from VMWareKB provides steps to control the client MAC address that is sent to the View desktop volatile environment variables. «Continue Reading»
This article contains a collection of articles to support understanding VMWare View (concept). There are also resources available HOWTO implement and configure an environment. «Continue Reading»
Found this article at the VMWare KB. Lesson learned again: AntiVirus products can have a huge influence on environments. In this case a ThinApp-ed Application does not even start anymore when AV is active.
When Avast Antivirus is installed and running, you experience these symptoms:
Thinapp capture fails to run Applications captured by
This article provides steps to install VMware Tools on Windows Server 2008 Core virtual machines. «Continue Reading»
This article provides best practices for capturing Internet Explorer with VMware ThinApp and provides troubleshooting steps for possible virtual Internet Explorer malfunctions. «Continue Reading»
When launching a ThinApp application, where the sandbox is located on a network storage path, the launch fails and an error is shown.
A nice KBTV video article from VMWare regarding understanding Isolation Modes in VMware ThinApp. Isolation modes allow you to control the degree to which a virtualized application can read from and write to the local, physical PC where the virtual application resides. «Continue Reading»