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  1. Software Center -> Installation Status - includes the version column

    The Applications Tab shows the version Column, it would be nice to have the option availabe in the Installation Staus also. If you have mulitple versions of the same application (eg VMWare vSphere) unless you click into it you cannot see the version number.

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  2. Friendly/Localized names for task sequences

    I'd like to see the ability to give Task Sequences friendly/localized named, like you can with apps/packages. In fact, replicating the entire "Application Catalog" tab of an application properties dialog in the task sequence properties dialog would be even better. This would also give the option of TS-specific descriptions/icons/keywords/categories/etc.

    My reasoning is that our organization is effectively multi-tenant, and we're required to name our task sequences and other content with prefixes denoting department. This makes for annoying and unfriendly TS names when listed in Software Center or the task sequence list of WinPE. I see no reason why endpoints shouldā€¦

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  3. End user help in Software Center

    My customer is managing more than 300.000 clients with SCCM. End user requests around application deployment, and OS & app updates can quickly sum up to a lot of effort in 1st and 2nd level.
    Even recent changes to Software Center already led to hundreds of internal support tickets from business users.

    Therefore we are asking to provide a MS maintained end user help (maybe a button or section) for how to use the software center.
    The content could be similar to https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/understand/software-center, but more end-user friendly with screen shots, walk throughs, ergonomics, etc.
    If changes to the endā€¦

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  4. 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

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  5. Hightlight the currently installing package/application in Software Center

    When a user chooses to install a package from software center, the UI changes focus to the "Installation Status" tab, but currently installing package is often not the highlighted item. This has been very confusing for users as they think the highlighted item is the one being installed. Only after looking closer do they notice the status column.

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  6. Software Center 'Uninstall' option not always available

    This issues shows for me from time to time but it seems to show mostly with available deployments and on the old Software Center. If there is only one title in the 'Installed Software' tab you generally can't select the uninstall option as it is grayed out. This seems to commonly happen when i switch to that tab but if there is multiple applications I am able to click on a different one and return to the newly installed one and 'uninstall' becomes available and when there is only one on that tab you can't 'refresh' the code to validateā€¦

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  7. install application for another system

    Add the ability for a user with certain permissions to install applications for another system.

    Example:

    A manager determines that their department needs MS Project. If they have the correct permissions set to manage their specific department machines, then allow them to go into Software Center and deploy that application to those machines.

    This would function as sort of a wish list or shopping cart, but for other peoples machines.

    Another use case would be you have a standard build-out for certain departments, but you don't want to create different OSD TS's or anything like that, you could have oneā€¦

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  8. 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.

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  9. 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.

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  10. Show OSD in Software Center only to admin users

    I want to hide the OSD Tasksequence to normal users. Because we do not want, that every single student is able to install an OS via Softwarecenter, only admin users should be able to deploy the OS

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  11. 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 clientā€¦

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  12. 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.

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  13. 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.

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  14. Allow Multiple Deployments to be installed in a sequence

    Currently SCCM is now allowing users to select multiple available packages and install them. But SCCM does not install in the order they are selected. Would be nice feature to allow this feature. This would lower the need for task sequences in some occasions. Allowing the end user to select the installation of the packages.

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  15. 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?

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  16. 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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  17. Software Center - Operating Systems: Add Link to TS Deployments

    In the Operating Systems Tab, please add the "Link" ability to a Task Sequence. We'd like to send communications, or create Toast Notifications that can directly launch the Software Center to a specific Task Sequence Deployment.

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  18. software center regroup/sort applications by folder

    when there is hundreds of applications listed in software center it would be nice to show them in folder like they are in sccm applications folder

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  19. feature Packs in own section

    In Software Center, It would be nice if Feature Packs were in their own section in Software Center similar to Operating System Section so that users will know that these installations will require more attention and time to install than normal software updates.

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  20. Please fix the Install Behaviour client notification. The notifications do not work until you go into Software Centre and hit retry.

    Would be nice if the install notifications alerted the machines user as soon as the application is deployed. instead the user has to go into Software Centre and his retry, then the message shows. Not ideal when sending patches and you have them hidden so you don't annoy users. It seams that if you show all notifications this works, but is not ideal. I would like to see that install behaviour notifications work, irrespective of the user notification setting.

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