Opportunity to participate in an online discussion on future features of Microsoft App-V

The Microsoft App-V product group is conducting an online discussion on June 10, 2010 and June 15,2010 aimed at naming features in the future versions of App-V and is recruiting IT professionals. Call to action: Click the following URL and complete our brief survey to determine whether you qualify for the online discussion: http://survey2.surveysite.com/wix/p54768420.aspx?site=2&type=6 Those…

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New KB - Prescriptive guidance for sequencing the Beta version of the 2010 Office system in Microsoft App-V

Just a quick heads up that we recently published our prescriptive guidance (aka recipe) for sequencing the Microsoft Office 2010 beta using Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6.   Please note that: This article describes one method that you can use to successfully sequence the Beta version of the 2010 Microsoft Office system for use with Microsoft Application…

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Sequencer UI Changes in App-V 4.6

Based on the all the feedback we’ve heard from YOU, our customers, we’ve made some major changes to the Sequencer user interface in our 4.6 release which vastly improves the sequencing experience. Here are a few things that you will notice right away: Welcome page : We now have a convenient page to get you…

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App-V 4.6 Public Beta now available for download

Big news!  The MDOP product team just announced the immediate availability of the Microsoft App-V 4.6 beta, the first version to not only support 64-bit clients but also the virtualization of true 64-bit applications: Today, I am happy to announce immediate availability of Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 4.6 Beta.  At TechEd EMEA we announced our…

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So what's next for App-V?

If I had to vote for what I thought was the single most common question I get on Microsoft App-V I think I’d have to vote for "When’s 64-bit support coming?"  Actually that’s my ‘sanitized’ version of the question but you get the idea.  And now that the Windows Server 2008 R2 beta is out…

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New MS App Virtualization Knowledge Base Articles

If you’re a regular reader of the SoftGrid, err, uhh, Microsoft Application Virtualization blog here then you probably remember semi-regular posts announcing each weeks new Knowledge Base articles.  The would include posts such as http://blogs.technet.com/softgrid/archive/2008/02/27/new-knowledge-base-articles-for-2-10-through-2-9.aspx or maybe http://blogs.technet.com/softgrid/archive/2007/09/10/new-knowledge-base-articles-for-8-26-through-9-1.aspx But now it’s been a month without anything new and I imagine you’re wondering why.  Well, it’s…

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Get a head start testing ConfigMgr 2007 and the MS App Virtualization 4.5 beta

I’m sure you know all about the upcoming features available in Microsoft Application Virtualization (nee SoftGrid) and how it integrates with System Center Configuration Manager 2007 but if you’re wanting to get a quick head start on testing some of the new features then my buddy Justin has just the ticket.  Over on his Virtual…

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New Microsoft Application Virtualization (Formerly SoftGrid) 4.5 Beta Standalone Trial Guide is Now Available!

Hello everyone! I thought I would drop a quick note to let you all know that we have a new trial guide option posted to the web at the following link: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=AA787491-8D08-4D2F-8960-9E9F00226C7E&displaylang=en. The existing MS App Virtualization 4.5 Beta Trial Guide which walks the user through setting up and testing a complete streaming and virtualization…

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Globalization/Localization in AppVirt 4.5

Hello All, My name is Shelley Lau, a PM from the AppVirt team.  This is the first blog entry from the engineering team in 2008, so I thought I would start with a new year greeting (in the languages which I know).    Happy New Year Bonne Année  新年快樂 / 新年快乐 …   I certainly…

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My top 5 new AppVirt (SoftGrid) 4.5 features

Hi everyone. Andrew Montgomery here; I’m a Program Manager on the AppVirt (SoftGrid) product team. We were all talking today that we want to start a regular posting process here on the blog. So, going forward, we’re going to do our best to have someone on the engineering team do a post every Wednesday. We’ll…

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