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Microsoft Application Virtualization Cookbook by James Preston

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Laptops that don't pick up new applications

When using Group Policy to deploy App-V 5 settings, you will find that laptops or PCs that are running off batteries do not poll the App-V Publishing server for new applications. This common issue is caused by the Scheduled Task (which is created by Group Policy) not being set to run if the PC is not on AC power. A simple solution to this issue is to create your own Scheduled Task and deploy it through Group Policy client-side extensions.

Getting ready

To complete these steps, you will need a working App-V infrastructure and a laptop or a PC running Windows 8.1 with the App-V client installed.

How to do it...

The following list shows you the high-level steps involved in this recipe and the tasks required ...

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