Win10 – Enabling App-V

Since Windows 10, App-V is a built-in feature of the Operating System.

But this feature is not enabled by default.



1. GPO

To enable the App-V client with Group Policy:

  • Open the device’s Group Policy Editor.
  • Navigate to Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > System > App-V.
  • Run Enables App-V Client and then select Enabled on the screen that appears.
  • Restart the device.



2. PowerShell

To enable the App-V client with Windows PowerShell:

  • Open Windows PowerShell.
  • Type Enable-Appv and press ENTER.
  • Restart the device.
  • To verify that the App-V client is enabled on the device, type Get-AppvStatus and press ENTER.