Reinstall all virtual applications deployed by SCCM 2007

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The client I am working for now, uses SCCM 2007 to deploy App-V 4.6 packages. In the past it was needed to re-install both the SCCM 2007 and App-V client. As a result that the user has to re-install all the virtual applications.

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How to detect the CPU and OS Architecture

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The client I am working for now, has both XP and Windows 7. XP is 32 bits and Windows 7 is 64 bits. To avoid that I have to make the packages twice, I make both 32 and 64 bits versions. Depending on the CPU architecture the MSI is chosen.

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Perform all the SCCM Client Actions

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This script performs all the actions as mentioned in the SCCM Client.

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Install Adobe Reader 11 in the language of the OS

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The client I am working for has a multi langual environment. The baseline applications should be available in English, French, German, Spanish and Italian. For each country there was a collection, package and advertisement in SCCM 2007. So a lot to maintain.

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

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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

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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

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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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