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7Dec/120

APPV – Registry from Sequenced Application

Posted by Dark#Basics

Sometimes you'll need to access the registry of an application. But what if the application is virtualized and sequenced ? Well the solution is the spawn a commandline within the package using sfttray.

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Sfttray.exe  /exe cmd.exe "APPNAME"
1Dec/120

WIN2012 – Microsoft Office

Posted by Dark#Basics

We had some issues on our Windows Server 2012 running RDS. with both Office 2007 and Office 2010 installed.

Every time you alternate between one Word version and the other, you get an error message saying “An error occurred and this feature is no longer functioning properly. Please run Setup and select Repair to restore this application". Although the application runs fine without any issues.

If this first happens with Word 2007 and you repair Office 2007, launching Word 2007 again would work fine. But, if we then open Word 2010, the same error pops up. If you repair Office 2010 and launch Word 2010, all is fine. But then if you open Word 2007, the same issue comes up.

When you try to launch Word with /s switch and this works. But after disabling all add-ins and global templates, the issue remains.

After contacting Microsoft is seems it's an issue that 'sometimes' happens with Office installations on RDS Servers. A registry fix is available for this issue at support.microsoft.com/kb/2121447 .

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[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Word\Options]
"NoReReg"=dword:00000001
 
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\Word\Options]
"NoReReg"=dword:00000001