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  1. Foreground color for Softwarecenter

    When choosing white colour schema you have white letters with white foreground. Would be great if we can choose the foreground colour or if the letters keep black even when you mark Items on white colour schema.
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      Noted  ·  0 comments  ·  Software Center  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Stop unnecessary "New software is available" pop-up on each logon after a user has uninstalled an available application.

      After a user installs an application that was deployed as "Available", but later uninstalls the application, the user gets a balloon pop-up every time they logon saying "New software is available".

      There is NO way to prevent this from happening apart from removing the user from the collection where the application was deployed, and adding them back. This has been the case since CM12 was released but this is not a desirable behavior especially when there's no "valid" way of preventing this.

      250 votes
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        Noted  ·  12 comments  ·  Software Center  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Software Center: Add Ability to Launch the Application

        Would like to have the ability for the end user to not just install an available deployment, but also launch it there. The way I envision this happening is once the user has installed an available deployment, the "Install" button would change to a "Launch" button, and the Uninstall button would be perhaps a separate button, etc., or perhaps even the icon of the application could be used to launch it and the Install/Uninstall behavior could remain the same.

        The benefit of this would be (1) if you removed the start menu or other entry points to the application and…

        89 votes
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        • Available application which is not applicable must not show up in Software Center

          [This is sort of an extension to https://configurationmanager.uservoice.com/forums/300492-ideas/suggestions/13002684-software-center-show-only-available-software-hid?]

          Obviously, we can create applications with multiple deployment types in SCCM, each with its own set of requirements. Now say I create a simple MSI-based application with one deployment type, which has a requirement that Primary device must be true. If I make this available to a user collection, then it shows up for each of those users on their primary devices as available in Software Center. All great so far.

          However, if one of those users logs in to a non-primary device, the application still shows up as available, and…

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          • Software Center: Add categories to maching targetted deployments.

            The new Software Center in 1511 should also categorize Applications using the user category even if it is not deployed to users but systems instead. It should reflect the user category no matter what.

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              34 comments  ·  Software Center  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • 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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              • 77 votes
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                  1 comment  ·  Software Center  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  Noted  ·  sangeev responded

                  Updated by bobmn for sangeev/OSD

                • software center improvement

                  The new software center is integrating with the application catalog.
                  As a result, when an end user opens his software center, new required applications will get lost in the long list of other items that are already made available.
                  Suggestion is to create a new item called "Software offerings" or "Software Catalog", and have that lower on the left-pane list.
                  The application tab on top should only show required software

                  7 votes
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                  • Client Notification Balloon\Toast when closed without selecting anything by clicking 'X' on the dialoge box. Notification stops coming

                    When we deploy any application with deadline, depending on the client setting. it start giving notification to the end user ( eg every 15 min when 1 hour is left for deadline). In this situation if end user click on the notification and then just simply close it without selecting any of the option like "Remind me Later" or any other available option. Simply closing it with click on "X" on the upper right corner. Notification stops coming until the deadline is reached.

                    Issue was reported a BUG:
                    https://connect.microsoft.com/ConfigurationManagervnext/Feedback/Details/2688616
                    However closed as By Design

                    This is certainly a user experience…

                    9 votes
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                    • Software Center: Add support for multiple category filtering.

                      the new Software Center (v1511) should have an option to filter per category (or multiple), like you have on the app catalog website today

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                      • Hide software center from some users, availible to others

                        Provide a security group based method to hide software center from showing in the start menu. For example, domain users would not even see it in the start menu, but administrators would. The /ExcludeFeatures is a step in the right direction, but overkill for some customers who still want admins to have access.

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                        • remove the hide button from computer restart Dialog that user cannot close

                          When using the client settings - computer Restart - display a dialog box the user cannot close... with a countdown interval , the dialog displayed show a hidden button that didn't work.
                          If people cannot hide the dialog, then why not 'hide' the hide button ? That button creates expectations that are not met, and thus frustration.

                          26 votes
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                          • Software Center showing apps that failed or no longer advertised

                            Software Center showing apps that failed or no longer advertised, when apps fail still show up as Available Software, could we get another category (Failed Installs) that doesn't keep popping up and reminding users. Put text field somewhere next to "Installed Software"

                            16 votes
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                            • 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.

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                              • 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

                                27 votes
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                                • 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?

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                                  • Allow user to select 'automatically restart' when applying all required changes.

                                    When the user received the 'Software changes must be applied to your computer' there are two radio options:
                                    'Apply all required changes now (recommended)'
                                    'Apply all required changes outside my business hours'

                                    There is also an checkbox that say 'Restart my computer automatically if needed'. However, this checkbox is disabled when the first radio option is selected. I would ask that it remains enabled for both options. We are trying to train users to take an active role in installing updates according to their own schedule. The reboot process has become a large portion of the update process. So if…

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                                    • Show PercentComplete in Software Center when installing updates

                                      When installing updates (especially CU´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 “PercentComplete” that you can see in the UpdateDeployment.log should be visible in the Software Center

                                      6 votes
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                                      • Software Center: tile view

                                        If you 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'

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                                        • Ability to customize Application catalog

                                          It would be very nice and useful for many customers to have the ability to customize the application catalog site in terms of custom backgrounds/icons or page layout.

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