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  1. Show localized descriptions for programs in all Software Center view options

    We use our Software Center for a LOT of apps for general user use. The general complaint I have received lately is that there are so many apps users don't know what is optional and what is recommended for our domain. I am recommending the option or change to include some of the localized description OR at the very least show the User categories for each application in all the view modes for Software Center to help users determine if they are optional or recommended software. All views already show publisher and version.

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  2. Windows Store for Business icons in Software Center

    Creating an online/offline install for an application from Wsfb should add the icon from the store to the application in SCCM / Software Center.

    A custom icon can be added but unlike standard apps there is no way to extract the icon from the application.

    Integrating the store icons would go a long way to polishing the end result for users.

    190 votes
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  3. Stop a Software Updates Synchronization

    During a training session I misread a Lab on Software Updates. I ran the Synchronization and proceeded to download 10k+ software updates because I did not choose the specific updates I needed for the lab correctly. I had to continue to another lab while I waited for the Synchronization to complete. This is entirely my fault, but my instructor thought this would be a good idea to see if it would be possible to stop a running synchronization of Software Updates.

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  4. Make uninstall and repair work better

    Make the uninstall and repair application in software center work with more than 1 deployment type. Because now the uninstall only works if 1 deploymenttype is present in the application.

    The repair option only repairs the first deployment type and then stops, would be beteer that it repairs all deployment types that are in an application or the option to do so.

    4 votes
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  5. Software Center: Expand customization

    Now that you have the framework for customizing, can you expand for changing the fonts chosen and the colors when selected and not selected? Out logo would be best on a white banner but then you cant see the selections when you click on each option since the select bar is white and the font is white.

    2 votes
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  6. SCCM CB 1806 - Software Center slow to load "available" user-deployed apps

    In SCCM CB 1806, we're no longer leveraging the AppCatalog roles for User-deployed applications With that said, I spoke to Mark Silvey and Raghu Kethineni at MS Ignite to express some concerns around how long it takes Software Center to load (50 seconds to over 1 minute) the initial list of applications after a user launches Software Center. We have A LOT of apps we make available to users.

    Is there any way to speed this up from an IIS / Management Point perspective (cmuser service authentication / lookup ? )

    Or maybe perform an initial query of '50 apps'ā€¦

    26 votes
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  7. Software Center GUI (filters) as per Company Portal (Categories)

    It would be nice to have the option to tile like in the Company Portal (categories) in the Software Center (filters). This would be of great benefit for multidisciplinary companies or even to segregate departments, giving a much better end user experience.
    I'm not sure there's much use in the SC filter at present, as it defaults to load all, hence nobody would really use the dropdown to select a filtered subset. Example attached.

    2 votes
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  8. Make Software Center faster

    (New) Software Center is way too slow with say 100+ software and it loads software in batches of 60. If "Sort by:" is used or another tab is visited then loading begins again. And again in the batches of 60.
    Implement some kind of a cache (and maybe poll wmi in the background) to speed things up and make UI usable.

    113 votes
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  9. Fix problem with Task Sequences not showing Software Center with Multiple Users logged in

    When you have multiple users logged in on a Machine. Task Sequences only show for the user that first logged in.

    When calling Task Sequences from PowerShell, the same behaviour is observable, only the first user can call the TSs.

    47 votes
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  10. Software Center Updates Node - (re)enable sorting

    In older versions of SCCM, you could sort on "Status", "Publisher" and "Name" in the Updates node of Software Center.

    This was very helpful when installing updates - being able to sort on status in particular ("pending verification", "restart pending", "installing", etc.)

    Please bring this functionality back.

    1 vote
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  11. Allow localisation of "Software Center" link

    Allow the start menu link for "Software Center" to be localised to the spelling "Software Centre"

    7 votes
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  12. Change the way the new tag is used in software center

    There is the great functionality of tagging "new" software in the software center and showing this software right at the top of all apps. Today this tag is dependent on the date the deployment has been created and or set to be available for 7 days as a global setting. It would be great to show this tag from a users perspective. This would also align to the often used concept of having a collection with the software deployed and the members get added on demand. So if a customer is ordering a software it is shown on his clientā€¦

    49 votes
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  13. Pending Reboot Indicator in Software Center

    It would be helpful, particularly for installing large batches of updates or multiple applications, if Software Center could indicate if Windows has a Pending Reboot. Perhaps an 'indicator light' or something like that in the top right corner. Many times I have been trying to install things via Software Center only to watch the items wait at 'Waiting to Install.' At least one reboot is needed to kick those waiting items into motion.

    72 votes
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  14. Copy Packages

    With the application model, I can right click an application and copy the settings. Under Packages, I cannot copy a package easily.

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  15. Software Center Share URL (Deployment Property)

    Please can we display the software center share url in the deployment properties of the deployment. This way if we would like to share the URL of a deployment to a user which us as the admins are not part of

    We can go to the deployment tab and copy and paste the share url to the user with out having to add our computers to the deployment collection, update the collection, update policy's then get the shared url, then we email the url, then we have to remember to remove our computers from the collection.

    5 votes
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  16. New Software Center: Hide already installed packages (not only applications)

    In the 1802 release, the option to hide already installed software was added but only for applications, not packages.
    It'd be a good idea to hide already installed packages, in order to keep the software center easier to the end user understand what still need to be installed.
    Thanks in advance.

    40 votes
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  17. Allow apps to be segregated category wise when we publish apps in Software Center

    Allow apps to be segregated category wise when we publish apps in Software Center.

    In the application catalog we had the option to highlight an app as featured app in the portal. But app catalog has got deprecated and we want it in Software Center.

    1) Featured apps
    2) Apps sorted per category.

    It will be good if MS can add these 2 functionalities for Software Center.

    3 votes
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  18. Improve Software Center Machine Policy Eval (Push Notifications)

    I can't tell you how many time I have changed content on actively deployed app and told the client to pull new policy and just waited. In JAMF it's instant, but software center is slow and I mean hours some times. Please for the sanity of your users massively improve Software Center... Consider something like push notifications, a button to force all new policy, something!

    25 votes
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  19. SCCM Application Approval E-Mail User Manager

    Add either a powershell cmdlet for application approval that allows for a parameter of e-mail to allow administrator to create scheduled function to query users manager through AD, or to add the ability set in the deployment to look up the users manager according to AD - in addition to the default e-mail to the SCCM administrators.

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  20. Limit the number of times that a user is notified of availabl deployment. The used doesn't need to be notified at every login that they have

    Limit the number of times that a user is notified of available deployment. The used doesn't need to be notified at every login that they have the same software available but they want to see all other notifications.

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