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App-V 5 FAQ: Where Can I Download App-V 5.0?

Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) can be downloaded in a number of locations; however you will first require access to these locations which are typically via a paid subscription or because you have paid for licenses. App-V is available via the following downloads, usua…
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Looking forward to Citrix Synergy 2015

Citrix Synergy 2015 is just next week, so for me that means several things – attending CTP meetings (from about 8:00 am to 9:00 pm each day) on the Sunday and Monday, presenting a Geek Speak Live session on Tuesday, helping to man the Atlantis booth on the solutions expo floor, t…
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Video: Using the Citrix X1 Prototype Mouse

I received a Citrix X1 Prototype mouse a few days ago, so I’ve put together here a short video that shows paring the mouse and using it in a remote Windows 8 desktop. The X1 mouse is basically a bluetooth mouse (it should pair with any Bluetooth enabled PC or …
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VDI 101: Persistent vs. Non-persistent

A conversation about desktop virtualisation will invariably turn to the topic of persistent vs. non-persistent. Anyone new to VDI or Server Based Computing (SBC), may need persistent and non-persistent defined in context. This is a discussion that I have on a semi-regular basis, …
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Replies in Outlook for Mac

There’s a particular behaviour in Outlook for Mac, that for several years I have thought was a bug. If you reply to an email, you often only get some of the text from the original email, rather than the entire email being copied into the reply. Like this: This week (after h…
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Measuring the Impact of Folder Redirection – User Logon

This is the forth in a series of articles on folder redirection by Aaron Parker, Helge Klein and Shawn Bass. Part one: How Folder Redirection Impacts UX & Breaks Applications Part two: Visualizing the Impact of Folder Redirection – Logon and Application Launch Part …
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