This came out of the blue (or perhaps I haven’t been paying attention). Here’s the Microsoft Application Virtualization Best Practices Analyzer:
Because I’m a stickler for clean UI, I want to ensure users don’t see extra files or folders in their User folder on Windows Vista. I’m trying to avoid something similar to what you can see in the screenshot below, which looks a little out of place:
A podcast that gives you can overview of Microsoft Application Virtualisation 4.5 has been posted that is worth checking out if you’re new to App-V or want to find out what version 4.5 is all about: Windows Springboard Series: AppV™ Application Virtualization
This was a great question, at this evenings talk, about deploying virtualised applications via ConfigMgr 2007 R2 - are virtualised applications delivered to clients in the same manner as installed applications?
The WMUG meeting was well attended tonight and my talk went better than expected considering that most of what I plan to say goes out the window as soon as I stand at the front of the room (I’m still new to this speaking malarkey).
I’m going to be presenting a session on Microsoft Application Virtualisation 4.5 at the Windows Management User Group this coming Thursday (11th of September) at Microsoft’s offices in Victoria here in London:
Unless you’re hell bent on deploying Firefox in your corporate environment (and managing it with Group Policy), here are some reasons why you should plan for Internet Explorer 8 now and deploy it when the final version is released:
I thought 25 character product keys where a pain in the proverbial, but this one takes the cake. I won’t tell you which application this authorisation code is for, but it’s a whopping 93 characters long..
Microsoft have made available an update for Windows Server 2008 that integrates the WSUS 3.0 console into Server Manager.
At some point in your migration from Windows XP to Windows Vista you’ll no doubt be looking to manage which Control Panel applets are available to users. Controlling access to applets is no different than earlier version of Windows, but given that there are approximately 48 default applets in Windows Vista compared to 29 in Windows XP, more consideration will need to be given to those which you make available.