Access and Microsoft Windows
Local App Access
behaves differently with Microsoft Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 when
compared to Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. The Local App Access
interaction with Windows includes the following behaviors.
and Windows Server 2012 short cut behavior
store applications installed on the client are not enumerated as part of Local
App Access shortcuts.
- Image and
video files are usually opened by default using Windows store applications.
However, Local App Access enumerates the Windows store applications and opens
shortcuts with desktop applications.
- Local Programs
Windows 7, the folder is available in the
Local Programs is available only when the user
All Apps as a category from the Start screen. Not
all subfolders are displayed in
- Windows 8 graphics
features for applications
applications are restricted to the desktop area and are covered by the Start
screen and Windows 8 style applications.
- Local App
Access applications do not behave like desktop applications in multi-monitor
mode. In multi-monitor mode, the Start screen and the desktop display on
- Windows 8 and Local App
Access URL Redirection
- Windows 8 — Because
Windows 8 Internet Explorer has no add-ons enabled, use desktop Internet
Explorer to enable URL Redirection.
- Windows Server 2012
— In Windows Server 2012, Internet Explorer disables add-ons
by default due to enhanced security configuration. To implement URL
- Disable Internet Explorer enhanced configuration.
Internet Explorer options and restart to ensure that add-ons are enabled for