With ThinApp 5.0 support for virtualizing Internet Explorer 10 was introduced.
Virtualizing Internet Explorer 10 is pretty easy.
- Fire up your Windows 7 capture’n’build machine
- Start ThinApp Setup Capture
- Do a prescan
- Install Internet Explorer 10 using the standalone installer
- Do a post scan
- Build your project
Unfortunately in some cases the virtualized instance of IE10 crashes on launch displaying an error message like “initialze_plugins failed” or “Missing import” or some other strange message.
To solve this issue just add the following line to the [BuildOptions] section of your Package.ini file:
This issue mainly occures when Internet Explorer 10 is installed using Windows update. This is the reason I recommend installing Internet Explorer 10, and by the way any other version Internet Explorer you want to virtualize, by using the standalone installer.