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Microsoft Application Virtualization Cookbook by James Preston

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Dissecting an App-V 5 package

App-V packages can be edited after being captured using the sequencer. This recipe shows what the relevance of each file in the package is and how to edit it.

The following screenshot shows the contents of the package using the Audacity installation captured in the second recipe of this chapter:

Dissecting an App-V 5 package

The following table explains the purpose of each of these files:

.appv

The App-V Virtual Application, which contains files, registry entries, and settings.

.msi

A Microsoft scripted installer, which can be used to deploy the App-V application through Electronic Software Distribution.

_DeploymentConfig.xml

Package-level ...

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