Lot’s of NAP in the news over the past week or two, now if only I had the time and resources at the moment to do some more NAP testing.
Yay! (it is so very geeky to get excited over a scripting tool isn’t it?) Microsoft have released PowerShell 1.0 for Windows Vista today. It comes as a Microsoft Update Standalone Package.
UPDATE (09/12/2007): Updated with the list of applications and components listed here: Windows Vista components available for Windows XP.
This tickled my fancy too much so I had to post it: Bomberman Evolved
In case you were’nt aware, I have a number of install scripts for various applications that might be helpful for you if you are involved in any aspect of application deployment. A couple of these I have modified from an original script gleamed from AppDeploy.com. Hopefully you may find these useful:
Here’s a few NAP links worth checking out:
During testing of Adobe Reader 8 on a new Presentation Server 4.0 farm, I tested Adobe Reader 8 as a published application in a seamless window, using the ICA Client 9.230.50211. When using the toolbars in the published application (right clicking on the toolbars or clicking any of the drop down items) the application would exit completely without any errors logged on the server.
Every six to eight months or so, I have an issue logging onto a Terminal Server and then have to research the issue each time from scratch because I can’t remember how I fixed it. Here’s how it starts - after logging onto a Terminal Server I receive the following helpful error message:
Some bright spark over at WinZip thought that it would be a great idea to build in an auto-update utility into WinZip so that users would be prompted to download the latest version of WinZip as they are released. Unfortunately, this updater prompts users when they first run WinZip even if they don’t have administrative access to their machine (I think the guy from WinZip and the guy from Adobe must know each other). Here’s the dialog that users see when they first run WinZip, not ideal in a corporate environment: