In addition to the new Start Menu customisation options available in build 7048, build 7057 introduces a very subtle change when using the Windows 7 Basic theme. The links on the right-hand side of the Start Menu gain a faux glass look, which gives the Start Menu a little more consistency across the Basic and Aero themes.
The Remote Desktop Connection client gets a facelift in build 7048 as well as Jump List integration, which is has been making life much simpler indeed:
I like the Command Prompt, it’s a little like those old worn out pair of shoes that you just don’t want to get rid of. I’m also a fan of the Consolas font, so when I can mix it with Command Prompt, those old shoes get a new lease on life.
For those looking to fit just about every link possible on their Start Menu, Windows 7 build 7048 and above are aiming to please. In addition to the options seen in earlier builds, 7048 adds Downloads, Homegroup and the ability to edit the number of recent items in Jump Lists:
A little more than just Internet Explorer 8 is removable in Windows 7 build 7048. This build allow you to remove Internet Explorer 8, Windows DVD Maker, Windows Media Center, Windows Media Player (no more N editions, I presume) and even Windows Search:
Two great tools for managing App-V applications have appeared in the last few weeks - SoftBar and the App-V 4.5 Client Diagnostic and Configuration tool (ACDC). Thanks to the efforts of Greg Brownstein and Ment van der Plas, we have some excellent choices for improving the way we can manage and troubleshoot virtual applications on the client.
registry key from functioning as expected.
Ment van der Plas, of Login Consultants, has gone and created the most awesome App-V client tool - the App-V 4.5 Client Diagnostic and Configuration tool:
Here’s a few articles that I’ve been reading recently and I thought it might be worthwhile sharing them:
A press release from Immidio landed in by inbox today - Flex Profiles, formerly by Login Consultants, has been updated to version 6. It comes as a free Express version and from what I can tell, you can pay for support.