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VMware ThinApp 5.1.1 Release Notes

ThinApp 5.1.1 | 21 May 2015 | Build 2722044

ThinApp 5.1.1 is a maintenance release. It resolves several issues that were identified in the ThinApp 5.1 release.
These release notes cover the following topics:

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Resolved Issues

The ThinApp 5.1.1 release resolves the following issues:

  • BIG Expert software fails to launch after capture with ThinApp.
    Resolution: This issue is resolved in ThinApp 5.1.1.

  • ThinApp version number information is not added to compiled executables when ProcessExternalNameBehavior=Original is used in Package.ini.
    Resolution: This issue is resolved in ThinApp 5.1.1.

  • Registration of OCX files does not work with ThinApp.
    Resolution: This issue is resolved in ThinApp 5.1.1.

  • When Mozilla Firefox 24 with Adobe Flash Player 11 is captured using ThinApp on a system where Internet Explorer 11 is installed, it fails to launch.
    The following error message is displayed:
    Unable to download DLL:
    C:\windows\syswow64\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerPlugin_11_8_800_168.exe>Crypt32.dll
    Resolution: This issue is resolved in ThinApp 5.1.1.

  • The Microsoft update KB3000850 causes some system applications launched inside ThinApp virtual environment to fail on Windows 8.1 and Windows 2012 R2 machines.
    Resolution: This issue is resolved in ThinApp 5.1.1.

  • Windows File Explorer takes a long time to start from the command prompt on Windows 2012 R2.
    Resolution: This issue is resolved in ThinApp 5.1.1.

  • The ThinDirect functionality does not work when you use virtual Internet Explorer 8 browser with native Internet Explorer 11 browser on a Windows 7 machine.
    Resolution: This issue is resolved in ThinApp 5.1.1.

  • ThinApp Log Monitor crashes on a Windows 64-bit machine and does not generate the trace file.
    Resolution: This issue is resolved in ThinApp 5.1.1.

  • When launching Internet Explorer 8 that is configured to open a new session in Windows via ThinDirect, the existing session opens.
    Resolution: This issue is resolved in ThinApp 5.1.1.

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Known Issues

The following issues are known to occur in the ThinApp 5.1.1 release:

  • Internet Explorer 11 fails to start on Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 operating systems.

  • Messaging Application Programming Interface (MAPI) is not supported on Windows XP x86 operating systems.

  • The virtual version of Internet Explorer 6.0 fails to open some specific URLs.
    Workaround: Add the following parameter in Package.ini build options
    [BuildOptions]
    NotificationDLLs=T2embed.dll

  • If protected view is enabled in Microsoft Excel 2013 it will fail to open files from a network path.
    Workaround: Disable protected view from File > Options > Trust Center > Trust Center Settings > Protected View > Enable Protected View for files located in potentially unsafe locations.

  • Microsoft Office 2010 and 2013 fail to launch when deployed to a system with Office natively installed.
    Workaround: For more information, see KB article 2107369.

  • Unable to launch ThinApp Google Chrome from network share.
    Workaround: Add SetVirtualModuleFileNameInPeb=1 to Package.ini and rebuild the package.

  • Microsoft Visio 2010 help files are not displayed on 64-bit operating systems. For more information, see KB article 2091911.

  • 32-bit Internet Explorer 10 does not work on Windows 8.1 operating systems (32-bit and 64-bit).

  • ThinApp 5.1.1 does not support any 16-bit applications on Windows 8 machines.

  • If you attempt to start two instances of virtual Microsoft Word 2013 or Microsoft Power Point 2013 they will become unresponsive.

  • ThinApp fails to build package on Windows 7 x86 English operating systems if you change the Outdir parameter in Package.ini and replace it with any of the following language characters:
    • Simplified Chinese
    • Traditional Chinese
    • Japanese
    • Korean

  • ThinApp cannot change registry key names on Windows 8 x86 operating systems.

  • When you start virtual version of AutoCAD on Windows 7 64 bit operating system, the following error message is displayed:
    PresentationFontCache.exe - Application Error

  • Internet Explorer 10 captured on Windows 7 32-bit does not work on Windows 8 32-bit operating systems.
    Workaround: Remove kernel32.dll and kernelbase.dll from the %SystemSystem% folder in the Internet Explorer 10 package and rebuild the package. For more information, see KB article 2091938.

  • Virtual version of Visual Studio 2010 displays Invalid license data.Reinstall is required error message on launch. For more information, see KB article 2091953.