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Office 2013 Release Preview and App-V 5 RRS feed

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  • Have been playing with Office 2013 preview and App-V 5.  So glad to see that it is being provided as a pre-packaged App-V package and that App-V 5 no longer requires a deployment kit for it.  However, I can see how the new features of App-V 5 can support the old deployment kit proxies but how does it get around the machine tied activation?  The old deployment kit used to store activation information locally but Unfortunately, the preview doesnt require activation so there is no hints at the moment on how this is going to be handled?

    Anybody know how this will work?


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    Saturday, January 5, 2013 11:24 AM

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  • The preview packages require KMS activation (MAK is not supported). Not sure how that works, but it does and with KMS it takes the complexity out of activation.


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    Saturday, January 5, 2013 12:19 PM
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  • Hello,

    This article is your best shot of information at the moment;

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2772509

    Before anything additional is released - most of the stuff that will show up will be rumours and hearsay (and extremely unreliable).


    Nicke Källén | The Knack| Twitter: @Znackattack

    Saturday, January 5, 2013 3:48 PM