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  1. Software Center "Sort by" default view

    Change default "sort by" order from "Most recent" to Alphabetic list (Application name A-Z). Or remember the setting for the client. Or allow a SysAdmin setting for site-wide default setting. It always resets back to Most recent.

    420 votes
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  2. 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.

    263 votes
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  3. 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.

    201 votes
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  4. 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.

    193 votes
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  5. Animated GIFs as icons in Software Center

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

    153 votes
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  6. 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?

    137 votes
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  7. 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 andā€¦

    120 votes
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  8. Retain users settings in Software Center. i.e. Business Hours, after client upgrade.

    When ever the client is upgraded our users have to reset their Business Hours in Software Center. This is extremely difficult in a 60000+ environment to get the communication out. Why can't the users settings in the client upgrade process be retained?

    112 votes
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  9. Continue Installation after dependency requires restart

    Around 1706/10...

    Available applications (user deployed) stopped completing installation if a dependency required a restart.

    Users have to go into software center and initiate the application again to continue the installation. Repeat for every dep that requires a restart.

    103 votes
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  10. Software Center Required Deployment Default User Options

    Allow the ability to change the default radio button on the Software Center Dialog Box that is notifying users about "Critical Software Maintenance must be..."
    I'd like to change this per deployment. Example, I'd like Software Updates to keep the default it has now "Right now"
    but change some Applications or a TS to "Outside my Business Hours". I'm going to have users launch that popup when they see the toast notification, and click "OK" to get rid of the window, then the Upgrade TS will start and make for an unhappy user experience.

    I'd like to keep the toastā€¦

    99 votes
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  11. software center custom notification

    I often get questions from users saying "is this legit?" referring to the toast/balloon notifications presented on their desktop from Software Center. The notification states "Software changes are required. Your IT department requires changes to the software on your computer. click here for options." This could easily be confused with spoof antivirus popups claiming your computer needs to be fixed!

    I would like the ability to customize these notifications in the Administration > Client Settings node > Computer Agent settings. The "Organization name displayed in Software Center" shows on the Title page AFTER you open SC, but it would beā€¦

    98 votes
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  12. Show application revision number in software center

    Applications information in Software Center should include information about the currently presented application's revision. Many times, the client is very slow to receive/process changes to deployed apps and having the revision information handy would solve many troubleshooting sessions.

    97 votes
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  13. 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, andā€¦

    96 votes
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  14. Allow customization of the generic software center "critical software" toast/pop-up message

    Allow the text to be customized for the hard-coded "critical software" message from software center. Many things are now customizable; but this text is still hard coded for customers.

    92 votes
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  15. 89 votes
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  16. 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!

    82 votes
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  17. Ability to group Software Center applications into folders

    Add ability to define a category for applications and programs in Config Mgr and have them appear in Software Center under that category. We have several hundred programs in our system and users have a hard time finding what they need.

    82 votes
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  18. 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 ifā€¦

    81 votes
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  19. 76 votes
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    Updated by bobmn for sangeev/OSD

  20. 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€¦

    75 votes
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