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The MED-V Blog
The Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization blog.
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The MED-V Blog
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...
20 Jul 2011
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...
23 Jun 2011
The System Center Blog Aggregator app is now available on Android
A few weeks back I announced the System Center Blog Aggregator app for Windows Phone 7 and today I wanted to let you know that it was now available for all you Android users out there as well. I won’t go into all the details as you can read that at the link above, but here are a couple screen shots...
10 May 2011
Now available: Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V) 2.0 – Localization Update
We published the following new Knowledge Base article/update today that’s primarily to address localization but note that there are a couple additional fixes that it includes: ===== Summary This update for MED-V 2.0 provides the capability for localized content to be presented in both the MED-V Workspace...
26 Apr 2011
Like our System Center blogs? Now you have an app for that
Ever since Windows Phone 7 was launched late last year there’s been a growing buzz surrounding Microsoft’s new phone OS, and with the recent announcement that the Windows Phone Marketplace had surpassed 10,000 apps in those 4-5 months and was growing fast (now well over 12,000 ) I took a look said “Hey...
30 Mar 2011
Announcing the MED-V 2.0 public beta
Hi, I’m Dave Trupkin, Senior Product Manager for Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V) and Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V), the two desktop virtualization components of the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP). Today I have great news. I’m happy to announce the availability...
13 Oct 2010
New Whitepaper Available - Solutions for Virtualizing Internet Explorer
The Windows® 7 operating system and its default browser, Windows® Internet Explorer® 8, offer many exciting new features and benefits. However, organizations may find that some of the older applications they rely on are not yet functional or supported in the new Windows 7 operating system. Microsoft...
22 Apr 2010
KB976233 - Service Pack 1 (SP1) is available for Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V) 1.0
Yesterday I posted on the availability of SP1 for MED-V 1.0 so now here's the link to the official Knowledge Base article: KB976233 - Service Pack 1 (SP1) is available for Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V) 1.0 It really doesn't have a lot more information that what was already posted...
6 Apr 2010
MED-V Overview Video and Quick Start Guides
Just an FYI that if you're wanting to get a quick head start on MED-V then we've created a few guides that are very useful for learning and evaluating the product: 1. The MED-V Overview video : Discover how Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V) provides deployment and management of virtual...
8 Mar 2010
MED-V 1.0 SP1 Release Candidate is available for immediate download
In the migration to Windows 7 you may find applications that aren’t compatible, still require Internet Explorer 6, or cannot be fixed by traditional methods. MED-V can help you remove these deployment barriers. Whether you are working on your Windows 7 migration plans or already ramping up a deployment...
22 Feb 2010
MED-V Documentation – Now Available on TechNet!
The Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V) documentation library has recently been published to TechNet! This is the first time that MED-V documentation has been made available online and you can now see the newly published MED-V Planning, Deployment, and Operations Guide in the MED-V documentation...
13 Oct 2009
Free e-book: Understanding Microsoft Virtualization Solutions
Microsoft Press offers complimentary book “Understanding Microsoft Virtualization Solutions“. This guide will teach you about the benefits of the latest virtualization technologies and how to plan, implement, and manage virtual infrastructure solutions. The technologies covered include: Windows Server...
26 Aug 2009
MED-V documentation is now available online
Ever since the release of MED-V, customers have been asking for a way to download the MED-V documentation. We have heard you, we’ve listened and the documentation is now available! To download the latest documentation see the Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V version 1) Planning...
24 Jun 2009
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