Installing MED-V on a Single Windows 7 Machine for Testing and Demonstration

Whether you need to demonstrate MED-V in proof-of-concept situation for an application compatibility scenario or testing in an offline or development setting, gaining access to multiple machines may be challenging. Having a portable mechanism for testing MED-V is a needed option in many situations such as these. Starting with Windows 7 and MED-V 1.0 SP1,…

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MED-V 1.0 SP1 demo videos – The complete 8 part series

Over the past week or so I’ve been posting links to the eight videos in our series on MED-V but I thought it would be nice if you could go to one place and get links to all of them so I’ve included those below. The Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V) video series is designed…

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MED-V demo video #8: Updating a MED-V Image

Here’s the last in our 8 part series of MED-V videos, this one titled Updating a MED-V Image.  MED-V workspaces will require updates as any other machine on the network and this walkthrough of updating the master image and distributing it to users can be used if machines are not joined to the domain and…

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MED-V demo video #7: Monitoring and Troubleshooting Tools in MED-V

Here’s another great MED-V video for you, this one titled Monitoring and Troubleshooting Tools in MED-V.  Having the right tools to gain status, detect errors, and analyze problems is important when planning a MED-V infrastructure and this video will show you how. You can directly stream the video from Microsoft Showcase below: Enjoy! J.C. Hornbeck…

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MED-V demo video #6: MED-V First Time Setup with Domain Join

Here’s another great MED-V video for you, this one titled MED-V First Time Setup with Domain Join.  Taking workspace images and configuring them to join the organization Active Directory domain is a critical part of managing, controlling and updating the virtual machines deployed, and is easy with MED-V first time setup.  This video will show…

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MED-V demo video #5: Creating a MED-V Installation Package

Here’s the next great MED-V video for you, this one titled Creating a MED-V Installation Package.  This video demonstration will show you how deploying MED-V packages can be streamlined by creating an installation package that includes all of the prerequisite technologies (Virtual PC, VM Additions update, and MED-V client) as well as a MED-V Workspace….

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MED-V demo video #4: Publishing Different Applications to Different Users of the Same MED-V Image

Here’s another great MED-V video for you, this one titled Publishing Different Applications to Different Users of the Same MED-V Image.  This video demonstration will show you how to use a common MED-V image to serve multiple users or groups while presenting different applications. You can directly stream the video from Microsoft Showcase below: Enjoy!…

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MED-V Demo video #3: MED-V Workspace Walkthrough

Here’s another great MED-V video for you, this one titled MED-V Workspace Walkthrough.  This video demonstration will show you how to configure a MED-V workspace (policies for the virtual machine) and watch a demonstration of the key features so that you can evaluate and learn the key capabilities of MED-V. You can directly stream the…

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MED-V demo video #2: Testing, Packing, and Uploading a MED-V Image

Here’s another great MED-V video for you, this one titled Testing, Packing, and Uploading a MED-V Image.  This video demonstration walks you through the process where following the image preparation, an image will be tested, then packaged, and finally uploaded to the MED-V Server for distribution. You can directly stream the video from Microsoft Showcase…

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MED-V demo video #1: Preparing a MED-V Image

Are you new to MED-V or just wanting to brush up on some best practices?  If so we have a great video for you.  This one is titled Preparing a MED-V Image and it walks you through all the steps and prerequisites needed for the creation and preparation of a Virtual PC image for inclusion…

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