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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 […]

New Flexera Software Vulnerability Update: Vulnerabilities Remain High in Widely Used Operating Systems and Niche Products

Flexera Software
Product with the most vulnerabilities between May and July 2016 is a niche solution in the healthcare industry Flexera Software, the leading provider of next-generation software licensing, compliance, security and installation solutions for application producers and enterprises, today released a Vulnerability Updatecovering the Top 20 products with the most vulnerabilities inMay, June and July 2016. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Windows 10 SaaS – Microsoft introduces a monthly subscription for Windows 10 Enterprise E3

Flexera Software
Microsoft has said a few times that Windows 10 would be the last version of Windows, and that updates would be continuous with no plans for a Windows 11 release.  With their latest announcement of a pay as you go subscription for Windows 10 Enterprise E3, we understand why. They will start making Windows 10 available for $7 […]

Remote Desktop Commander Lite Is Now FREE!

Greetings fellow Remote Desktop Services and Citrix admins – we hope you’re doing well. Here at RDPSoft, we’re proud to announce that we’re making Remote Desktop Commander Lite COMPLETELY FREE for everyone in the server based computing community. Previously priced at $99 per admin, you can now download and use it freely in perpetuity. It’s […]

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Avoiding UDP Transport Gotchas With RDP 8

I’ve been writing and speaking a lot lately about the improvements found in version 8 of the Remote Desktop Protocol, which is used in Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012. Version 10 of RDP was just introduced in Windows 10, and it soon will be implemented in Windows Server 2016, adding some new enhancements over […]

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US PC Users Making Some Progress in Patching Software Vulnerabilities, But Significant Challenges Remain

Flexera Software
Flexera Software, the leading provider of next-generation software licensing, compliance, security and installation solutions for application producers and enterprises today has published Country Reportscovering Q1 2016 for 14 countries. The reports, compiled by the Flexera Software’s Secunia Research team, provide status on vulnerable software products on private PCs in those countries, listing the vulnerable applications […]

Microsoft Changes Support Policy for Windows 7 and 8.1

Flexera Software
I’ve had two customers recently tell me they are accelerating their Windows 10 migration due to hardware refreshes. Both are updating hardware devices next year that require Windows 10, 64 bit and are not backwards compatible. This seems to be something that is just being brought to their attention and requiring them to quickly prioritize their […]

The Ultimate Windows 10 Tuning Template for any VDI Environment

Login VSI
A couple of weeks ago we organized the first #VDILIKEAPRO webinar about theultimate performance tuning tips and tricks for Windows 10 in VDI (go check it out, it is recorded for your convenience). We actually started testing Windows 10 in our own labs about six months ago. In January we decided to give the new […]

What’s new for vWorkspace – 2016 Q1 Jan. – March

Updated monthly, this publication provides you with new and recently revised information and is organized in the following categories; Documentation, Notifications, Patches, Product Life Cycle, Release, Knowledge Base Articles. Patches 187052 – Optional Hotfix 594019 for 8.6 MR1 Web Access This is an optional hotfix and can be installed on the following vWorkspace role:  Web […]

Windows 10, Should you Migrate Yet? Liquidware Labs helps Ensure Success

Liquidware Labs
The release of Microsoft Windows 10 has generally been successful for the home market but should you consider migrating your enterprise desktops to Windows 10 yet? Our answer at Liquidware Labs is, “Yes, but plan your migration carefully and allow us to future proof it with ProfileUnity.” The migration for the home market has largely […]