Installing Microsoft Application Virtualization for Desktops

The section guides you through the step-by-step process of installing Microsoft Application Virtualization for Desktops on a Vista desktop. Perform the following on the machine to be the App-V Client:

1. Extract and run the setup executable for Microsoft Application Virtualization for Desktops.
2. The setup wizard will scan for and prompt you to install Microsoft C++ and Microsoft Application Error Reporting
3. In the InstallShield Wizard dialog box, click Install.
4. On the Welcome page, click Next.
5. Read and accept the license agreement, and then click Next.
6. On the Microsoft Update Opt In page, click Next.
7. On the Setup Type page, click the Custom radio button, and then click Next.
8. On the Destination Folder page, click Next.
9. On the Application Virtualization Data Location page, leave the default settings and click Next.
10. On the Cache Size Settings page, leave the default data storage setting and then click Next.
11. On the Runtime Package Policy Configuration page, leave the default settings and click Next.
12. On the Publishing Server page, select Set up a Publishing Server now.
13. In the Display Name box and in the Host Name box, type the FQDN of the Application Virtualization Management Server.
14. In the Type drop-down list, select Application Virtualization Server.
15. In the Port box, ensure that port 554 is selected.
16. Leave the Automatically contact this server to update settings when a user logs in check box selected, and then click Next.
17. Click Install to begin the installation of the Microsoft Application Virtualization Desktop Client.
18. When the installation is complete, click Finish.
19. Log off of the client machine.

If you have any issue, please post your question to the following Technical Forum:
Application Virtulization Technical Forum



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