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  1. Suspend Software Center activities when in PowerPoint presentation mode

    Currently, there exists a setting in Software Center to "suspend Software Center activities when my computer is in presentation mode." Users don't have any idea what Windows Presentation Mode is. Ideally, the setting would stop Software Center activities when PowerPoint is running a presentation. That is often when you'd want to stop Software Center from installing something anyway.

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      Noted  ·  1 comment  ·  Software Center  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Software Center should have the UI to show realtime status info of client

      This will help the 1st line support to gather more client information without having to contact 2nd line specialists, and possibly solve more incidents on their own.

      The Software Center, when launched, should be able to read and display client status information and connectivity with server in a simplified UI, understandable to the Service Desk employees/ 1st line support.

      This can include Policy evaluation status, connectivity with management point, certificate status, app-evaluation status, etc

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      • Software Center: Multiuser view for Deployed Apps

        On the Software Center when you Install the CM-Agent on a Server, it is possible that two Users have a RDP Session open, the first Logged in User can see Deployed Apps in the SW-Center, the second User can see Deployed Apps only when the first User Logs off or disconnect his session.
        When you have Patch Deployment, every logged in User can see all Patch-Deployments.
        It would be nice to have that also for App-Deployment.

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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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          • Hide Task Sequence deployments

            When deploying an application or program via a task sequence, there is no way to hide it in software center.

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            • 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

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              • 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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                • 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.

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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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                    • 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

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                      • 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.

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                        • Make "Terms and Conditions" available to all users via Software Center

                          and not just for Intune-Users.
                          Then, make it possible to make some deployments of software dependant to the acceptance.

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                          • 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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                            • 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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                              • 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 client…

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                                • 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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                                  • 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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                                    • Software center - Drop down lists

                                      I would be nice to have the possibility to add drop down list in the Software Center to allow the user to select for example witch application language he would like to install. This would be useful for large organization that have to deal with many languages.

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                                      • Software Center: Include "Description" under Operating System menu

                                        Include "description" under Operations Systems menu in Software Center instead of Publisher as mostly we deploy Windows OS from Microsoft.

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                                        • Software Center : Tooltip with the description of the application

                                          Currently the message that appears when a cursor is positioned over an icon (tooltip), is the "application name" in Software Center
                                          Instead of that, i would like to see in the tooltip the "application description".

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