New KB: How to use the Process Monitor tool to generate a log file for an application in the MED-V virtual environment

Here’s a new MED-V KB article we published this morning that shows you how to use ProcMon to generate a log file for an application in the MED-V virtual environment: ===== Summary This article describes how to use the Process Monitor tool (ProcMon.exe) to generate a log file for an application in the Microsoft MED-V…

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MED-V v2: Differences between Shared and Separate Workspaces

When you package a workspace in MED-V, you will need to determine if this workspace will be deployed to a machine where multiple users will be logging on or a single user. If you will be dealing with multiple users, you have two options for deploying the workspace as outlined in the following article: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg548584.aspx…

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NOW LIVE: The Microsoft TechNet Gallery

As many of you probably already know, for a long time the Script Repository (a special-purpose gallery) has been an engine of great content and community engagement on TechNet.  Well starting last week it was upgraded significantly and launched as the new TechNet Gallery, supporting not only just scripts but many other technical resources for…

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Looking for an Anti-Virus exclusion list? Here’s your one-stop shop

Security is something that is at the top of everyone’s mind, but what if your A/V software actually causes an issue with some of the software you’re running?  If that’s the case then there’s probably an exclusion you need to make to keep things safe, secure and working smoothly.  Luckily Microsoft’s own Jeff Patterson and…

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Understanding and Troubleshooting MED-V v2 URL Redirection

Hi everyone, Steve Thomas here and I wanted to take a minute to talk about understanding and troubleshooting MED-V v2 URL redirection.  One of the most important reasons for deploying MED-V v2 is for legacy Internet Explorer browser compatibility. Like in V1, URL redirection is included to enhance the user experience and to ensure that…

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Additional Recommended Updates for MED-V 2.0 that Address Application Issues

Hi everyone, Steve Thomas  here.  If you are using MED-V version 2.0, you are also using RDP 7.0 and the RemoteApps feature for application publishing. Both MED-V and XP Mode rely on this technology for guest application publishing to the host. Instead of the Windows 7 RDP client connecting to an RDS server, it is…

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Official Deployment Guidance for Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization 2.0 (MED-V v2)

If you’ve been waiting for the official, authoritative guide for the deployment of Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization 2.0 (MED-V v2) then wait no more, for Microsoft’s own Tim Crabb, David Trupkin, and Jeff Gilbert just published one of the finest whitepapers on the topic that I’ve ever seen.  Whether you’re new to MED-V or a…

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Tips on Improving MED-V Workspace Application Performance

If you are still using MED-V version 1, UPGRADE! But, if you are unable to due to workflow or platform issues, here are some additional tips to improve application performance for your published MED-V guest applications. Disable Unnecessary Services and startup programs: Regardless of whether you are using MED-V v1 or MED-V v2, you will…

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