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Willem-Jan Vroom

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How to set a virtualized Firefox as the default browser with App-V 5.0

Last updated: 23rd August, 2014, 4:00 PM With App-V prior to version 5 it was not possible to set a virtualized Firefox as the default browser. This is by design. With App-V 5.0 this is not restricted anymore. In this article the steps for setting a virtualized Firefox 17 as the default browser.

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Retrieve the shortcut properties from all the shortcuts in the Start Menu

Last updated: 30th March, 2013, 9:30 PM As a packager it is needed to retrieve the shortcut properties. What executable is used in each shortcut.

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The advanced ping

Last updated: 30th March, 2013, 9:27 PM Sometimes you ping a computer, but due to old local DNS cache, the ‘wrong’ computer replies, even after a ipconfig /flushdns. In this script it is solved by pinging the IP address and resolve it back to its hostname.

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