Stand-alone mode in App-V is useful where you are deploying App-V applications via Group Policy or a 3rd party ESD (using the MSI file), or you have the App-V packages available on a file share and import them with the SFTMIME command.
TechNet has the documentation you need for creating a silent or unattended installation of the App-V client for deployment to existing workstations or during your base image build. Before embarking on customising the install, I usually recommend first understanding how to perform a manual installation of the App-V Client.
I have a Dell Latitude XT2, which includes the Mobile Intel GM45 Chipset (and the Mobile Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD). On occasion I’ve experienced display corruptions issues that make working with the laptop somewhat difficult.
VirtualizationAdmin.com has a new article by David Davis titled: 5 things Microsoft must do to stay in the virtualization game. I think the article has some fairly weak arguments and certainly a couple of claims that are just wrong. VirtualizationAdmin doesn’t provide a way to comment on articles, so I’ll break this down in an article of my own.