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Microsoft: Configuration Manager and Simplified Windows Servicing on Down Level Operating Systems

Applicable Windows versions: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2012 R2 As you are probably aware, Microsoft previously announced Windows servicing changes on down level operating systems aiming to have a more consistent and simplified servicing experience to down level operating systems.  There is a […]

New VMware KB articles published for week ending 09/29/16

VMware ESXi Disabling Hardware Accelerated Init (WRITESAME) in ESXi (2146566) Date Published: 9/26/2016 Disabling Hardware Accelerated Move (XCOPY) in ESXi (2146567) Date Published: 9/26/2016 VMware Horizon Client Session disconnects when using PCoIP and toggling the Allow Display Scaling setting in Horizon Client (2146966) Date Published: 9/28/2016 VMware Horizon Flex Limiting Virtual Switch Connectivity with VMware […]

Flexera Software Launches InstallShield 2016 to Transition Apps for Windows Store and Nano Server

Flexera Software
Flexera Software, the leading provider of next-generation software licensing, compliance, security and installation solutions for application producers and enterprises, announced the latest release of InstallShield®, the industry standard for development teams creating installers for Windows desktops, servers and cloud platforms.  As highlighted in the keynote address at Microsoft Build 2016, InstallShield 2016 enables the transition to […]

Opvizor Performance Analyzer: Part 4 – Performance in real time for Microsoft Hyper-V

“In Windows management, best practices are guidelines that are considered the ideal way, under normal circumstances, to configure a server as defined by experts. Best practice violations, even critical ones, might not necessarily cause problems. But, they can indicate server configurations that can result in poor performance, poor reliability, unexpected conflicts, increased security risks, or other potential […]

Liquidware Labs Showcases Workspace Management Solutions at VMworld 2016

Liquidware Labs
The latest versions of ProfileUnity, FlexApp and Stratusphere UX Deliver Significant Performance Enhancements in VMware VDI Environments. Liquidware Labs, a leader in desktop transformation solutions, will showcase the latest features in its solutions at Booth 870 at this year’s VMworld in Las Vegas. “We invite VMworld attendees to ‘make desktops great again,” said Tyler Rohrer, […]

Documentation Scripts, Windows 10 Anniversary Update, PowerShell Version 5.1 and Broken Cover Pages

Carl Webster
After receiving reports that Word 2016 Cover Pages were not working for any of the documentation scripts with Windows 10 Anniversary Update and PowerShell Version 5.1, I finally did some testing. This is what I found after several hours of testing: Windows 7 SP1, PowerShell versions 3, 4 and 5 all work with Word versions […]

Liquidware Labs FlexApp Notes from the Field – VMworld 2016 edition

Liquidware Labs
As we approach VMworld 2016, there has been a tremendous amount of excitement building around the solutions from Liquidware Labs. We just released version 6.5.5 of ProfileUnity with FlexApp back in June, here are a few of the highlights: New Windows 10 configuration templates built into ProfileUnity Ability to export the entire configuration module within […]

Getting Started with Sequencing in App-V

What to Sequencing On The App-V Sequencer is used on very clean OS images. The less that is on the image the better. I prefer just the OS and Service packs. Hotfixes are usually OK, but don’t usually matter given how you use this OS. We usually sequence on a virtual machine that we can […]

New VMware KB Articles Published for Week Ending – 8/20/16

VMware App Volumes “Active Directory is Incomplete” error on App Volumes 3.0 (2145291) Date Published: 8/17/2016 User based assignments do not work when using Computer based assignments. (2145157) Date Published: 8/19/2016VMware ESXi Unable to connect to VMware View desktops (2145283) Date Published: 8/17/2016 ESXi 5.5 or 6.0 with Emulex FC/FCoE drivers fails with purple diagnostic […]

Windows 10: If Ever There Was a Future-Ready OS, This Is It

In 2014, when Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced the company’s “Mobile First, Cloud First” strategy, he had future-ready enterprises in mind. He was also thinking about Windows 10, which was then in its late development stages and launched last July. Now, a year and about 350 million worldwide downloads later, it’s clear that if ever […]

Microsoft: #AzureAD Conditional Access Policies for iOS, Android and Windows are in Preview!

Today, I am super excited to announce the Preview of device-based policies for Azure AD Conditional Access! These policies help you stay in control of your organization’s data by restricting access to enterprise managed devices. Policies can be applied on a per-application basis to require that devices be managed by your company and be correctly configured . The new […]

Microsoft password notification weaknesses? Solved.

Have you ever heard these comments about the Windows password expiration notifications? I never saw the password notification “bubble.” The balloon notification doesn’t display on most users’ workstations. A very easy-to-miss bubble hovers there for a few seconds, then fades away.Settings By default, Windows 7 has set all icons and notifications on the taskbar to […]

How to Use XP Mode on Virtualized Windows 10 Machines Using VMware & Good VMware Performance Monitoring

Microsoft launched Windows XP in 2001, just weeks after the tragic events of 9/11. In fact, some might argue that the kickoff party Microsoft threw in New York was part of the healing process for the entire nation, and it certainly was for the city. Copies of the brand new operating system flew off the […]

Free Desktop Virtualization Software from Liquidware Labs

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Are you trying to find out if you’re ready for desktop virtualization? Would you like the chance to get hands-on with the technologies and fast-track your learning curve? Liquidware Labs is making it easy. You can get FREE desktop virtualization software right now to download and evaluate for as long as you like. This offer […]