Category Archives: MEDV


Microsoft is offering a free documentation for Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset (DaRT) via Microsoft Download Center, that include a guidance for administrators and for testers, as well as an overview of the technology. "By providing tools that help you quickly troubleshoot and repair Windows-based desktops, Microsoft Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset (DaRT) can reduce the time, […]

The Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2011 R2 is now generally available for download, as of August 1, annnounced Niamh Coleman.MDOP is a suite of technologies that helps improve compatibility and management, reduce support costs, increase asset management and improve policy control. New in the 2011 R2 release is Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring (MBAM), […]

Microsoft's Tim Crabb, David Trupkin, and Jeff Gilbert just published one of the finest whitepapers on the topic the official, authoritative guide for the deployment of Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization 2.0 (MED-V v2).Whether you're new to MED-V or a seasoned veteran, you won't want to miss this one.To get an idea of what's inside you […]

Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V) Configuration Pack is now available from Microsoft Download Center for free download."This MED-V Configuration Pack tracks the successes and failures of FTS using the Desired Configuraiton Manager in Configuration Manager 2007," revealed Microsoft."After MED-V and its required components are installed, MED-V must be configured. The initial configuration of MED-V is […]

This update for MED-V 2.0 provides the capability for localized content. The MED-V Workspace Packager has been translated into 11 different languages and the MED-V Host Agent has been translated into 24 different languages. The language that'll be shown to the user will match the language configured for Windows. For e.g. a German version of […]

Microsoft sponsored an IDC white paper in February to explain how businesses can save money using Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) tools. Titled "Expanding Business Benefit and Lowering Costs Through Desktop Optimization", is a succinct and useful white paper for business decision makers.First, IDC sees Windows 7 migration as more than just a Windows upgrade. […]

Microsoft announced that "Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V) will support Internet Explorer 9 as a host browser as of today."MMED-V makes it easy for your organization to benefit from a modern browser that's fast, clean and trusted.MDOP customers can deploy Internet Explorer 9 with confidence, giving their users the power to unleash a more beautiful […]