A New MED-V Blog Post . . . Yes, for Real

For most individuals in my profession, any plans that were originally made for today were upended by the recent worldwide cybersecurity event. To assist our customers still on legacy systems, patches for the MS07-010 exploit were made available for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP. While Windows XP has been out of support since 2014,…


Windows XP: April 8th - Almost Here!

For the past couple of years, Microsoft has been advising customers of the planned end of extended support date for Windows XP. We’ve even been using a countdown clock on the Windows XP page (http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/enterprise/end-of-support.aspx ) In fact, you’ve probably also been made aware of or have seen first-hand the end of notifications that are…

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Here's a Short Blog with a very Important Message (T-MINUS LESS THAN 6 MONTHS)

Early last year I wrote a blog specifying how MED-V does NOT affect the Windows XP EOL Support issue: http://blogs.technet.com/b/gladiatormsft/archive/2012/07/30/how-med-v-affects-windows-xp-end-of-life-support-policy-it-doesn-t.aspx  Little did I know how widely pulicized this would be (re: quoted in The Register and others – http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/08/01/windows_xp_medv_no_go/) Today’s a good reminder for all that we are now within six months. If you are…

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How MED-V Affects Windows XP End-of-Life Support Policy (It Doesn’t.)

Lately, I have many customers who are in the process or quickly planning their migration from Windows XP to Windows 7. Some of them are even looking to become early adopters of Windows 8. In the process of inventorying, rationalizing, and providing application compatibility remediation for their legacy applications, the need for leveraging MED-V for…

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App-V: App-V Client Issues Streaming from App-V/IIS Server using XP with IPV6

The App-V Client (running under Windows XP) may fail to stream from App-V Server (or IIS Server) when running IPV6. You may get an error similar to the following: [08/18/2011 10:23:32:058 JGSW ERR] {tid=10CC:usr=steveth}The Application Virtualization Client could not connect to stream URL ‘http://server/content/application/package.sft’ (rc 16D1100A-0000E005, original rc 16D1100A-0000E005). [08/18/2011 10:23:32:058 PMGR ERR] {tid=10CC}Failed to…

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