Want the Remote Desktop Connection 6.1 client for Windows XP but can’t update to Service Pack 3 or Windows Vista? No need to hack files from SP3, just grab the update from here:
Last week I wrote about avoiding Explorer’s Security Warning prompts, this time around I want to document a related fix that I’ve had to implement because Explorer’s expected behaviour was not just not working.
Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 made some changes to the way Windows handles specific file types opened or downloaded from certain locations, which results in Open File – Security Warning prompts like these:
I’ve updated my Sun Java Runtime Environment 1.6 Update X script, again. Updating this script seems to be a never ending task, usually because I find mistakes but this time around I’ve made a couple of changes including Windows x64 support. The script will now supports installing the 32-bit version of the JRE on x86 and x64 Windows and configures the environment accordingly.
Here’s something I found interesting about Intel’s vPro management tool - Network Access Protection interaction is supported in hardware - even before the operating system has loaded. This isn’t mean to replace the agent in the OS, but it great stuff from a management perspective. Here’s the details:
I have previously detailed some efforts on sequencing some of the Adobe CS3 applications (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign) and some challenges related to the FLEXnet licensing component that comes with each application. It’s only recently that we’ve been able to do some user acceptance testing and we’ve found that the applications have failed.
Got both Visio Viewer 2007 and Visio 2007 on the same machine but want to set Visio Viewer as the default for some users? Here’s what you’ll need to do.
I’ve stumbled across a nice usability improvement in Windows Vista that had escaped me until today - the display of free disk space. Of course this feature has been in Windows Explorer since Windows 95, but the improvement in Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 is the reporting of disk space when a drive is mapped to a remote share with disk quotas enabled.
Yay, great news - Citrix has released an update to fix the handling of Adobe Flash versions for Presentation Server 4.0. This has currently been released as part of the latest hotfix rollup for Presentation Server 4.0.
As you’re probably aware, because all the major blogs have covered it already, Citrix has purchased sepagoProfile from sepago with an agreement for sepago to continue development over the next 18 months. The product will become Citrix User Profile Manager.