Error When Sequencing Excel 2007

Bob put a post up on the SG team blog which is a nice post, he has spotted some errors on sequencing Excel 2007. Its a handy FYI post and to be aware of so keep this in the back pocket!! ———————- Here’s a problem I ran into a few days ago that I thought was…

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Getting to the root of the 8.3 Root

An interesting conversation came up in the lunch room today that I thought deserved a good blog for clarification. As you may well be aware, one of the “best practices” for Sequencing an application is to have the application install itself during the monitoring phase to an 8.3 directory on the Q:\ drive. What came…

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Process Monitor v1.24

Process Monitor v1.24 is now released and available for download at: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sysinternals/utilities/processmonitor.mspx. So why do you want it?  You’ll want this updated version because it adds the /HookRegistry switch.  This switch, which is available only on 32-bit Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008, instructs Process Monitor to use system-call hooking instead of the Registry callback mechanism to monitor…

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A few Citrix and SoftGrid bits!

So its been a really busy week and my time was not spent blogging! I ended up completing my Prince2 certification which meant this week was a busy one to say the least! Friday came and another exam and the certification was in     So I was in a thread on the techcenter and…

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What are the current version of SoftGrid?

After an enjoyable weekend watching the Rugby World Cup (Which is a great love of mine!). I thought I would get back to normality with a post on Client Versions. After the buzz of activities with client upgrades I thought it would be a good time to re-base what the current versions were! Both 4.1 Service…

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System Center Virtual Machine Manager RTM

Massive announcement from the Virtual Machine Manager Team today. The RTM of SCVMM has hit the floor which means we will start to do some deep dive work on this product and show some amazing value add, which includes showing some of the value add when using this product! I have used many a virtualization…

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SoftGrid Community Page on TechCenter

Sean D pinged a mail out to us all with a great new addition to the TechCenter. There are now community based forums which should assist you gain knowledge on the product. ———— I am very excited to announce the creation of 3 new SoftGrid Forums on the recently released SoftGrid TechCenter on TechNet. SoftGrid…

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New Builds of the SoftGrid 4.1 SP1 Clients are Available

This is an important little update that is highly recommended to be upgraded too. Just a quick heads up that there are new builds of the SoftGrid 4.1 SP1 clients available for download.  The new build number is 4.1.1.310 and the SoftGrid 4.1 SP1 KB article (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/938497) has been updated to point to the proper download locations. …

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Inside the Sequencer - Part 2

So we follow on from Sean’s next new series! He is starting to enjoying this blogging stuff and its good to see! To see part one hit the below! Inside the Sequencer – Part 1 ——————————————————— Sequencing Sequencing is a 34 step process or thereabouts. I usually say that it is a 3 phase process,…

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SoftGrid Public KBs from July 2007

Hi Gang, New KB article for July 2007 are released. The SoftGrid product has 4 new additions. All 4 in my opinion are worthy of a read. There are 2 KBs that focus on Office 2007, with best practice and support policies! Some great documentation around the new SoftGrid releases and one KB which I highly…

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