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Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset (DaRT) Documentation Now Available for Download

DaRTDaRTMicrosoft 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) …

Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2011 R2 Now Available for Download

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 …

Official Deployment Guidance: Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V) 2.0

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 …

Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V) Configuration Pack

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. …

Localization Software Update for Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V) 2.0 Now Available for Download

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 …

WhitePaper: Expanding Business Benefit and Lowering Costs Through Desktop Optimization

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 …

TechNet Wiki Article: How to Create a Workspace Package on MED-V 2.0?

Microsoft has published a TechNet Wiki “How to create a Workspace Package on MED-V 2.0” written by Microsoft Partner and MVP Leandro E. Carvalho — walks you through creating a new Workspace Package using Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization 2.0:

“Before users begin to use the old applications you need to create a package …

Video: MED-V 2.0 And What the End User Experience

Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V version 2.0) was released earlier this month on March 10.

MED-V gives IT the ability to manage what applications and URLs are opened in a managed virtual machine.

In the video below, Tim Crabb, from the team, give us a quick demo …

MED-V Now Support IE( (Internet Explorer 9) As A Host Browser

Microsoft announced that “Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V) will support Internet Explorer 9 as a host browser as of today.”M

MED-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 …

KB Articles of Known Issues with MED-V 2.0 Now Published

Yesterday, Microsoft pushed the MED-V 2.0, now today, the comapny has published a couple KB articles to give you a heads up on some issues saw during the beta. Most of these are just FYIs and configuration related scenarios but if you’re rolling out Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization v2 then you’ll probably …

Webcast: MED-V & Windows XP Mode – The End of Compatibility Issues

In this session, Fernando Guillot Gimeno presents us MED-V and RDS (Remote Desktop Services) as solutions for using applications on top of operating systems not supported and, additionally, solutions using Windows XP Mode.

Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V) 2.0 Now Available As Part of MDOP 2011!

Microsoft today delivered Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V) 2.0.

The MED-V 2.0 product is desktop virtualization software based on technology Microsoft bought from Kidaro in 2008. MED-V is one of a number of migration tools that Microsoft offers exclusively to Microsoft Software Assurance volume-license customers as part of the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack …

Virtual Labs: Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP)

Walk through these virtual labs to familiarize yourself with Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) technologies, such as Advanced Group Policy Management (AGPM), App-V Sequencer, Desktop Error Monitoring (DEM), and many others:

  1. TechNet Virtual Lab: MDOP: Advanced Sequencing
  2. TechNet Virtual Lab: MDOP: Advanced Group Policy Management (AGPM)
  3. TechNet Virtual …

How To Deploy MED-V with Existing Management Systems?

MED-V Workspace Packager lets you package your XP VM for use as a MED-V workspace. The documentation included with the Workspace Packager will guide you through the process of:

  • Preparing your XP image
  • Creating a MED-V Workspace package for deployment
  • Testing and deploying your MED-V workspace

MED-V: The Importance of Setting the UpdateServerProfileDirectory value in the SYSPREP.INF file

“By default, the automatic copying of customizations from the Administrator profile to the default user profile will not occur with SYSPREP if using Windows XP SP2 (with Hotfix 887816) or Windows XP SP3,” KB959753.

To avoid the problems that may arise from this issue with MED-V, be sure when preparing …