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  1. Ability to customize SoftwareCenter icon size and views

    I realize there are already some request for custom icons, but please make the icons smaller or better yet: make the default views customizable.
    The List view still wastes too much space. Also you should be able to sort by klicking on the row headers.

    I am still using the old SW center because it is much easier to view, especially for the updates.
    Speaking of the updates view, the install all button is good, but when you switch to selecting there is no select all. Which would be very helpful if you just want to skip ONE single updateā€¦

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  2. For software that requires approval, also make the dialog box to submit reason require data.

    Currently the dialog box does not require data, so users will just hit submith with typing anything.

    3 votes
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  3. Add/Remove Programs Report

    Add/Remove Programs Report across ALL PCs in collection

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  4. Allow icon size of 256x256 instead of 250x250. seems like an oversight, since 256x256 is the most common size.

    Allow icon size of 256x256 instead of 250x250 in software center for applications.

    Seems like an oversight, since 256x256 is the most common size.

    5 votes
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  5. Improve application and task sequence behavior with SSD Hard Drives (metadata race conditions)

    When a new system initially gets the SCCM Client installed and runs its initial scan for applications, machines with SSD Hard Drives (and even some machines without that are 'too fast') end up in a condition where the metadata failed to fully load. In this scenario, applications end up not getting listed in Software Center that the machine would otherwise be eligible (or even required) to have.
    Modifying code found online, we have a Baseline Configuration that runs on systems to detect applications with missing metadata and then re-run the scan with a delay added; this resolves the problem andā€¦

    12 votes
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  6. Enable copy paste features from software center.

    Would like to be able to use copy paste features in the software center.

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  7. Microsoft Systems Management Server and Clustered Server Environments

    The SMS initial design did not include support for any form of clustered server; therefore services such as the SMS_Executive service were not written to handle the failure of a clustered system. For this reason, Microsoft does not support any version of SMS in a cluster server environment.

    In SMS versions 1.x, clustered drives caused problems to several services on a site server, many of which were sub-threads of the SMS_Executive service. For this reason, SMS version 1.x was not supported on clustered servers. SMS version 1.x was designed to be able to recover on its own from certain failures.ā€¦

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  8. Customize the notification bar on SCCM client to display the content download progress (in percentage) and its status

    Need to have a option to customize the notification bar on SCCM client to display the status of content download progress (in percentage) and its installation status for Patches, Applications and Task sequence deployment.

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  9. The text in Software Center is so small

    I get questions about why the text in Software Center is so small and difficult to read. Is it possible to make the text larger and maybe in black?

    3 votes
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  10. Deploy OSD from Software Center as Required TS

    When pushing OSD from Software Center it works ok if made Available but always fails if pushed as Required. Would like to see Software Center wait until ALL portions of the Policy are downloaded before allowing it to proceed or show in SC

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  11. SCCM Client - Start TS before anything else

    When multiple advertisement are deployed on a computer, let's say a TS for a new OS and an apps, if both have deadline and are past due, the apps get installed first. There should be an option in the TS deployment to prevent that. Samething for Windows Update. Right now I,m trying to take a computer from W7 to W10 and since it was offline for the past 3 months, it has started all windows Update and Software Update before starting the TS. But I'm doing a wipe and load of a new OS, don't need to install all this...

    2 votes
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  12. Reword Dialog "Software changes must be applied to your computer after..."

    "Software changes must be applied to your computer after xx/xx/xxxx"

    The wording here is kind of awkward in this dialog box. Saying that the updates "must be applied after" hints that the user might have to apply these updates manually after the deadline. I've had calls from users wondering if we want them to do something after the deadline. I think the dialog's intention would be clearer if it said something like:

    "Software changes will automatically be applied to your computer after XX/XX/XXXX at XX:XX AM/PM"

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  13. Add notifications to Action Center on Windows 10 for new Software Available Deployments

    Add notifications to the Action Center in Windows 10 when new Software is available

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  15. Display which distribution point is used in software center when downloading/installing software

    Display which distribution point is used in software center when downloading software.
    Show something like downloading from sccmdp01.corp.com when you start an installation. This helps troubleshooting problems with DP's

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  16. Remove available software from Softwarecenter

    When I request a software or application on a client machine over the application catalog this will apear in the Softwarecenter under 'available software'.

    Sometimes it happens that some users are requesting a software / application form application catalog by accident.

    It would be great if there would be an option to manage this as an administration, like remove this application from softwarecenter (available software) without installing it before.

    Something like remove an explicit software/application under 'available software' from an explicit device.

    Thank you.

    2 votes
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  17. delete tag "NEW" in software center after if application is already installed

    When new applications are available, they are tagged NEW in the software center during 7 days.
    But if a user install the application, the tag NEW don't disappear

    Can you delete tag NEW after installation?

    3 votes
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  18. Add custom alerts to Software Center installs

    We have some software that is rather larger, like the Adobe Suite, and it would be nice to display a message to the user depending on the program they try and install. Some users might try and install the whole suite when they are in a location with poor wireless coverage. If we could create a notification that said "Adobe Creative Suite is a large installer. Please dock your computer before performing this install."

    That would be awesome. Another example is some programs (Adobe Acrobat DC) sometimes report as installed correctly, but really failed because PowerPoint is running. The failureā€¦

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  19. Show PercentComplete in Software Center when installing updates

    When installing updates (especially CUĀ“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 ā€œPercentCompleteā€ that you can see in the UpdateDeployment.log should be visible in the Software Center

    6 votes
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  20. Software Center: tile view

    If youĀ 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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