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  1. Animated GIFs as icons in Software Center

    It would be pretty šŸ”„if software center supported animated GIFs for App icons

    134 votes
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  2. 70 votes
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  3. Improve User Available Deployment Experience : Detection Logic

    When an application is deployed to a User via an available user based deployment the application will always show "install" as the first option regardless of the actual install state. This creates a confusing user experience that I feel could be improved with a bit of detection occurring locally on the device.

    The current user experience is that the user thinks the app is not installed and will have to click "INSTALL" only for CM to simply mark it as installed because the detection logic will see it is already there.

    Proposal: When a user loads up Software Center itā€¦

    20 votes
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  4. Suppress Operating System in-place upgrade icon in Software Centre until pre-cached content is completed:

    Currently we are doing in-place upgrades via a task-sequence delivered by SCCM which appears as an available install in Software Centre.

    We would like to either hide or grey-out the 'Available' install operating system icon within Software Centre until the pre-cached files have been delivered to the device, to prevent the user from clicking on the install button before the files have pre-cached to the machine..

    We have disabled the toast notifications warning the users that a new application is available and do not want this upgrade to be delivered as a required installation as this would then be anā€¦

    27 votes
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  5. Software Center Dark Mode

    Make a dark mode that switches with the Windows 10 dark mode system setting. Also add fluent design system to Software Center. Make its appearance more co-herent with the Windows 10 settings app GUI.

    101 votes
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  6. Improvement: Software Center Additional information link

    After Application Catalog changed to Software Center the Link Text in Application Catalog tab is not working in Software Center anymore, it just generic Additional information link constantly. Could you fix this so the Link Text also applies to Software Center? (Tested on 1902).

    5 votes
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  7. Software Center Error - Display Error Code Details

    When a deployment fails in Software Center, and you click the "Failed" link, it will then show an error code. Ten, we have to Google (excuse me, I mean Bing) the error code or look in CMTrace to find out what it means. Could Software Center do the same thing that CMTrace does, and look up the error and display what it means there in the Software Center window?

    7 votes
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  8. Limit Simultaneous Application Downloads in Software Center

    When machine gets rebuilt and the client discovers all of the requred software deployments it previously had, it attempts to download them all at the same time. More than half the time the client gets stuck due to this and needs to be reinstalled for software deployments to continue (sometimes multiple times before it gets everything installed). It would seem that if we had the ability to set an allowed number of simultaneious downloads (lets say 5 at a time), this problem wouldn't occur.

    We install lots of applicaions in our lab environments due to shared lab spaces.

    18 votes
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  9. Add License Details/Cost to Software Center

    Add the ability to display License Terms and Costs for Applications published in Software Center.

    Having a separate call out for License Cost, Term (Quarterly, Bi-Annual, Yearly, etc.) can help employees make better informed decisions before downloading software. In addition, having this published in unique fields (outside the general Notes field) enables automation capabilities when connecting to SAM solutions as these values could then be auto-updated, etc. or used to trigger license assignment on the backend.

    0 votes
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  10. Hyperlinks for task sequences in software center

    All hyperlinks for Task Sequences in software center.

    Emailing instructions to users to run a task sequence it would be beneficial if I could use a hyperlink in the email to direct users to the correct page to run the task sequence.

    you can create a hyperlinks for applications, why not Task Sequences?

    25 votes
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  11. More control of the Software Center

    Give us the possibility to
    a) do a fine configuration centrally of the SW Center
    e.g. sorting order, list view, filters, etc.
    b) keep users settings of the SW Center
    e.g. list view, sorting, tabs
    c) provide more detail status
    e.g. why "Waiting to install" ?

    61 votes
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  12. Software Center - Operating System More Info Shown

    I'd like to have the Descriptions for Task Sequences show up under the TS Name, as an option. (Check Box to enable or not)

    Similar UV.. but different enough: https://configurationmanager.uservoice.com/forums/300492-ideas/suggestions/17017867-software-center-include-description-under-opera

    PS.. Task Sequence Icons would be nice.. but that's a different UV.

    2 votes
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  13. More Customization's for Software Center branding

    We need more customization options for branding. We cannot choose a white background color as all text is white. We need greater control of options to choose both the positive and negative color of text and color of the highlight bars.

    3 votes
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  14. Allow Multiple Custom Tabs in Software Center

    With 1806 we have the ability to add a custom tab to Software Center. This makes this the place to go for all your IT needs.

    We would like to see this extended further by allowing admins to add more than one tab to Software Center. Hopefully our users would never need to leave Software Center for their IT experience in Windows with this feature.

    53 votes
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  15. Consolidate control panel functions into Software Center

    As Windows 10 moves to Settings rather than Control Panel, the features and functions of the Configuration Manager Control Panel get harder to access and more antiquated compared to Software Center, plus they give two very different places to go to manage the client.

    Why not completely consolidate the current Control Panel functionality into Software Center via the Options section or other area. If there are concerns about user permissions, put them behind a UAC lock.

    1 vote
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  16. Consitent reboot behaviour

    Right now, the reboot behavior on clients is very inconsistent.
    If you run a available deployment or a required deployment which hasnĀ“t started over the SW-Center, no reboot is forced. The user will just get a reminder to reboot (Upper Picture).

    If a required deployment runs automatically, a reboot will be forced and the timer from client settings starts to run (Lower Picture).

    This behavior is very inconsistent and should get changed.
    If the admin decides that a reboot is required, it should always be forced.
    Or better, make this an option to the deployment of Apps, Updates etc.

    2 votes
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  17. 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.

    7 votes
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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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