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  1. Show PercentComplete in Software Center when installing updates

    When installing updates (especially CU´s for Win10/Server2016) it can take a long time until they finished installing.
    To show the user that the installation is not frozen or something the “PercentComplete” that you can see in the UpdateDeployment.log should be visible in the Software Center

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  2. Available application which is not applicable must not show up in Software Center

    [This is sort of an extension to https://configurationmanager.uservoice.com/forums/300492-ideas/suggestions/13002684-software-center-show-only-available-software-hid?]

    Obviously, we can create applications with multiple deployment types in SCCM, each with its own set of requirements. Now say I create a simple MSI-based application with one deployment type, which has a requirement that Primary device must be true. If I make this available to a user collection, then it shows up for each of those users on their primary devices as available in Software Center. All great so far.

    However, if one of those users logs in to a non-primary device, the application still shows up as available, and…

    99 votes
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  3. Bring back Software Center Command line arguments

    In SCCM 2012 R2 you could start software center with a specific start page using then command line arguments "StartPage" and "FilterType". We relied on those when triggering software center from our internal Tools that our users were familiar with. Please bring them back again.

    6 votes
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  4. Software Center: tile view

    If you open the Applications tab in tile view you can't see the status, if an application is already installed. Pls. add an 'Installed' band (in green?) like the 'New'

    11 votes
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  5. Software Center not scaling properly

    Hi

    We have deployed SCCM 1606 to 50 Windows 10" Windows tablet and when in portrait mode maximizing the Software center doesn't show the right hand side of the screen. Please look into the scaling of software center

    Many Thanks

    Gideon

    4 votes
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  6. Ability to customize Application catalog

    It would be very nice and useful for many customers to have the ability to customize the application catalog site in terms of custom backgrounds/icons or page layout.

    15 votes
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  7. Add "Approval" column to the new Software Center

    While I do like the new Software Center, I'd like to see "Approval Yes/No" directly in the application list again, like with the old one.
    With the new one, users can only determine if an approval might be required by actually selecting an entry, that's a setback to before.

    6 votes
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  8. Software Center: Add Ability to Launch the Application

    Would like to have the ability for the end user to not just install an available deployment, but also launch it there. The way I envision this happening is once the user has installed an available deployment, the "Install" button would change to a "Launch" button, and the Uninstall button would be perhaps a separate button, etc., or perhaps even the icon of the application could be used to launch it and the Install/Uninstall behavior could remain the same.

    The benefit of this would be (1) if you removed the start menu or other entry points to the application and…

    120 votes
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  9. Software Center: Include "Description" under Operating System menu

    Include "description" under Operations Systems menu in Software Center instead of Publisher as mostly we deploy Windows OS from Microsoft.

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  10. Company Portal Customization

    I have a customer that, besides the new features in the Software Center, needs to use the Company Portal to all the +6000 users. The question here is the lack of customization. They want to be able to customize:


    1. The two pictures that appear in the Company Portal

    2. The color Schema for the tiles in the main page of company portal

    3. The Language of the App (that can be done changing the OS language).

    They are making a great an d big investment in the new images to their users and are using a clean desktop with clean apps, and…

    1 vote
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  11. Software Center icon on desktop

    I would love the ability to put the Software Center icon on the desktop instead of burying it in the Start menu. That way my users have a quick and easy way to get to it. Maybe there's already a way to do it?

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  12. Software center - Drop down lists

    I would be nice to have the possibility to add drop down list in the Software Center to allow the user to select for example witch application language he would like to install. This would be useful for large organization that have to deal with many languages.

    6 votes
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  13. Software Center : Tooltip with the description of the application

    Currently the message that appears when a cursor is positioned over an icon (tooltip), is the "application name" in Software Center
    Instead of that, i would like to see in the tooltip the "application description".

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  14. Retain users settings in Software Center. i.e. Business Hours, after client upgrade.

    When ever the client is upgraded our users have to reset their Business Hours in Software Center. This is extremely difficult in a 60000+ environment to get the communication out. Why can't the users settings in the client upgrade process be retained?

    112 votes
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  15. Software Center to better differentiate between user and machine targeted applications

    The new software center is integrating with the application catalog.
    As a result, when an end user opens his software center, new required applications will get lost in the long list of other items that are already made available.
    Suggestion is to create a new item called "Software offerings" or "Software Catalog", and have that lower on the left-pane list.
    The application tab on top should only show required software

    7 votes
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  16. I would like the start menu shortcut for software center on POSReady 2009 to work. We have POSReady 2009, which I believe is supported, and

    I would like the start menu shortcut for software center on POSReady 2009 to work. We have POSReady 2009, which I believe is supported, and the start menu .lnk for the Software Center shortcut is not working due to "softwarecenter:" being the target in the shortcut. When you try to launch software center from the shortcut, we receive the following error: "Unable to open this Internet Shortcut. The protocol "softwarecenter" does not have a registered program." I don't believe there is a "softwarecenter" file type. :)

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  17. Client Notification Balloon\Toast when closed without selecting anything by clicking 'X' on the dialoge box. Notification stops coming

    When we deploy any application with deadline, depending on the client setting. it start giving notification to the end user ( eg every 15 min when 1 hour is left for deadline). In this situation if end user click on the notification and then just simply close it without selecting any of the option like "Remind me Later" or any other available option. Simply closing it with click on "X" on the upper right corner. Notification stops coming until the deadline is reached.

    Issue was reported a BUG:
    https://connect.microsoft.com/ConfigurationManagervnext/Feedback/Details/2688616
    However closed as By Design

    This is certainly a user experience…

    9 votes
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  18. New Software Center (1511) still status “Installed software” is given as “Less than 1 MB”

    New Software center (1511) still the same bug than on previous version, where size of “Installed software” is given as “Less than 1 MB”, and only changes to real value when I click on the row.
    Do MS any plan/idea how to fix the issue ?
    Thank you
    regards

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  19. Enable management of visibility of client UI notification area (system tray) ConfigMgr-specific notifications

    The default per-user setting in Windows (Vista, 7, 8.x, 10) is to automatically hide notification area (i.e. SysTray) icons of all but for a few system (native to Windows) notifications. This means that Software Center and SCEP notifications are hidden from view (they are only viewable in the 'overflow' area). These notifications are essential to providing the end-user with timely information about the status of management activities on their system - yet most end-users miss them because of unfamiliarity with how these notifications are hidden - which results in a less than ideal user experience.

    ConfigMgr should provide a client…

    6 votes
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  20. Allow user to block full day for business hour

    Allow option for user to set 12am to 12am for a day in the business hour setting, currently the option available for users must include at least 4 hours system maintenance tasks per day

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