Zero Clients for Windows MultiPoint Server 2012

Zero clients are an inexpensive and convenient way to easily expand the number of stations of your Windows Multipoint Server.   One of the exciting changes of Windows MultiPoint Server 2012 is a new zero client plug-in architecture that can greatly improve the user experience. Compared to the video graphics extension model of WMS 2011 this:…

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Managing PCs and Tablets with Windows Multipoint Server 2012

Hi, James here. Another new feature that has been generating a lot of excitement is using the MultiPoint Connector to orchestrate traditional client computers in the same way that we treat MultiPoint stations. So a teacher has the same visibility and control over both low cost WMS stations and / or full PCs running Windows…


What’s New in Windows MultiPoint Server 2012 Dashboard

Hi, James here. The most prominent feature in WMS 2012 that gets used day in and day out, real time in the classroom is the Multipoint Dashboard. In a way everything is new because the features that were previously in the MultiPoint Manager Desktops tab are now rolled into a tool specifically for teachers, the…


Windows Multipoint Server 2012 – Customizing Virtual Desktop Template – Part 2

Today’s post comes from Ratnesh Yadav from the Windows MultiPoint Server team.  (Updated March 27th, 2013 with information on Update Rollup 1. Updated April 2nd, 2013 with details on connecting remote stations to WMS Virtual Desktops, both at the end) This blog is in continuation of the “WMS 2012 – Creating Virtual Desktop Stations – Part…


Windows MultiPoint Server 2012 – Disk Protection

Today’s post comes from Ratnesh Yadav from the Windows MultiPoint Server team. (Updated March 8th, 2013 with additional instructions for using alternate disk partitions at the end) Windows MultiPoint Server (WMS) 2012 has a very cool new feature called Disk Protection.  This feature allows an administrator to protect the system volume (that’s the drive where Windows…