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  1. Software Center customization for USERS

    I really like the recent improvements to customize and brand Software Center. However, it we are only able to target Computer collections. We have a need to be able to target a USER collection.

    For example, we want our end-users to see a different Software Center then our Admin and Tech users.

    In future development, could you consider expanding this option?.

    Also, it would be nice to be able to differentiate applications deployed to Users vs. Computers from within Software Center. One thing I miss about the old Software Center is it only showed advertisements to Computers, and you hadā€¦

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Application Catalog add remote connect to Agent/computer to install App remotely.

    Add Remote support for Web Software Catalog. Right now When opening the Web catalog and run an install it will install on the client where the web page was open from. I would like to see that you can connect to remotely to a computer, then run the install for that device. This will take care of install software to one computer, For help desk this will be use full with out access to the console. Just add the software available to the user who logs into the web catalog. Remote connect to the computer on the page and clickā€¦

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  5. Add a refresh button or icon in the Software Center to refresh ConfigMgr client policies and software center panel

    Add a refresh button or icon in the Software Center to refresh ConfigMgr client policies and software center panel.

    This icon could, be for instance, be located in the sidebar or somewhere else.

    Once the user click on the refresh button, this will:
    - Run configmgr client actions like "Machine Policy Retrieval & Evaluation Cycle" or some others.
    - Refresh the Software Center panel

    6 votes
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  6. Add an Application Version column to Software Center

    Add an application version column to Software Center. Now people can get confused if more versions of an application are available. The version is mentioned under in the window but this is only visible if you click an application in the software center. You can add the version to the name but that gives double version messages at the end of an installation. And it would be nice if it was possible to organize the colums by use of client settings in the admin console.

    6 votes
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  7. translate configmgr related popups on non english windows clients properly, or make it possible to customize popups and notifications

    software center notifications are not translated properly, if u use a non english windows client. it would be great to correct this or give our customers the possibility to customize these popup messages.

    6 votes
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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Make it possible to repeate the pop up message for new available software

    The Icon in the systray is to small. Users will not look at this to check if there is an new software available. So make a config setting for the admins that users will be notified with a pop up message in a time Intervall (for example every 2 hours) and when if the Installation deadline is lower then 2 hours everey 15 minutes.

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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"

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  12. SCCM 1702 Required Software Dialog has no details link to Software Center

    Before 1702 the user could click "Details" to see what software was required. That option is now gone and the user is presented only with options to install "Right now" or later. They can click the "X" to exit without installing anything but the default is to install "Right now" and the "OK" button is prominently displayed so that users will tend to click that even if they don't have a good opportunity to actually install software at that time. Users want to know what is being installed and decide accordingly.

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  13. Allow System Restart on VDI clients like Amazon Workspaces

    Please add some kind of registry setting that will override default behavior of Software Center.

    Users can't remove/suppress the reboot notification or perform the restart by clicking the "Restart" button. The users just get an error about "Insufficient Permission for System Restart".

    The users can just Go to "Start"-> Click "Shutdown" instead. It seems weird that this cannot be suppress somehow.

    /Peter Selch Dahl
    Azure MVP

    6 votes
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  14. 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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  15. 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.

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  16. Install applications on startup or shutdown

    we just search for the option to install oder uninstall applications and packages at shutdown /logoff.
    when we upgraded from office2013 to 2016 the users got crazy because office 2013 was uninstalled and than 2016 installed. in the time between uninstall and install nobody was able to work with office.

    this is our greateat wish for sccm

    5 votes
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  17. Allow Software Center Link to open in other browsers

    Currently the "softwarecenter:" links to apps in Software Center only open in Internet Explorer.
    Ideally this should work in all browsers, but at least Edge.

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  18. Change behaviour for Software center icon with transparent background

    For some reason the transparent icons in SWC turns out grey, instead of blending in with the background of the SWC.
    Would be nice if they matched the background instead.

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  19. Feature request - Customize INSTALL button in Software center.

    Provide an option to customize the ā€œINSTALLā€ button in the Software Center operating system deployment pop up.

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  20. Re-evaluate requirements when "retry"ing an application install.

    The new software center seems to cache requirement evaluation results. Primary User is a big offender for us.

    A user fails to install a piece of software with a requirement failure, no primary user set for example.

    The technician adds primary user, updates workstation policies etc and the object in the Software Center continues to give the same error when clicking "retry" from the software center.

    If the technician goes to the web catalog and initiates the same application, it will reevaluate requirements and installation will proceed.

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