The Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) is a suite of technologies available as a subscription for Software Assurance customers. Learn how to utilize MDOP technologies to help virtualize the user experience, applications, and Windows, manage features within Windows, and restore user productivity after a system issue. Several components are updated in this release, including the User Experience Virtualization (UE-V) using Configuration Manager 2012.

In this lab, you will learn about roaming OS settings, application settings, and managing UE-V using Configuration Manager 2012. Find out how smart synchronization policies determine when and where to synch application and OS settings, helping ensure seamless personalization and quick loading.

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 TechNet Virtual Lab: MDOP User Experience
Virtualization Overview

 After completing this lab, you will be better able to:

  • Understand Roaming OS Settings
  • Understand Roaming Application Settings
  • Understand Roaming non-default applications with template files
  • Manage UEV with Configuration Manager 2012

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Useful Resources

  • TechNet Library: What is the MDOP (Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack)? 
  • Server and Cloud Platform Forums
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