Parameter -EnablePVADControl will sometimes not work on a 64-bit machine 3

Parameter -EnablePVADControl will sometimes not work on a 64-bit machine
Bringing back the PVAD debate for one last time. Reminder: These are the three methods of bringing back the PVAD as discussed in several blog posts and the Microsoft TechNet site. Microsoft should fix this page though as they spell Compatibility right once and then spell it as Compatability in the Note. 1. Launch the Sequencer ...

Don’t use an UNC path as a dummy PVAD in AppV 5.x

Don't use an UNC path as a dummy PVAD in AppV 5.x
From the beta from AppV 5.x onwards I always used a dummy folder as Primary Virtual Application Directory (PVAD from now on). By doing this I always ensured that all files ended up in the virtual file system. I want all files to end up in the virtual file system because only virtual file systems ...

Failed to generate MSI error in AppV 5.0

Failed to generate MSI error in AppV 5.0
Yesterday I spent most of my day finding the cause of strange characters in the xml configuration files. You can find my blog about it here. While I was trying out saving the sequence in different localized sequencers (dutch and english) I came across the following error: I initially thought I broke the Windows Installer service ...

Strange characters in AppV 5.0 xml configuration files 1

Strange characters in AppV 5.0 xml configuration files
In AppV 5.0 you can overwrite the default configuration (Appxmanifest.xml in the .appv file) with two external files called DeploymentConfig.xml and UserConfig.xml. At times I would observe strange characters in these two files. See the picture below for an example of a file containing these strange characters: The files should look like this: Today I ...