To get the best out of Windows requires the wipe and load approach when confronted with a slow performing OEM install. I’m working on a post to that effect and Ed Bott has some great articles on Windows Vista performance lately (not that I think I’m in Ed Bott’s league).
No, Ace Ventura hasn’t started writing knowledgebase articles, it’s the advice given about an issue with redirected folders in Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008. I haven’t seen this myself, but fortunately there’s a better workaround than waiting 12 minutes.
Instead of waiting for Citrix to support Windows Vista icon sizes in their new beta client, I’ve updated it myself. I’ll bet the Mac OS X client gets a full size icon (Leopard supports 512 x 512 pixels). Why does Vista have to be a second class citizen?
I’ve seen some Visio resources popup around the place recently and though that these were worth sharing.
I’m currently seeing this in my own lab environment - SoftGrid application shortcuts are created even though the application has been disabled, deleted or the user account has been removed from the application group.
I’ve got two user group presentations coming up next month where I’ll be presenting on Microsoft SoftGrid and why I think application virtualisation is great stuff. Hopefully I’ll be able to fit in a bit about some other appvirt products in there too.
I’ve just purchased a new SATA-based external hard drive to use with demos and I thought I would share some details about the performance gain over my older ATA-based hard disk.
I actually don’t mind UAC at all, but this button is really annoying:
If you are redirecting the Desktop folder for users on Windows Vista laptops, a knowledgebase article just been published that might be useful to you. Here’s details of what this article addresses: