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Solution: Possible Side-by-Side error when sequencing Office 2010 on Windows Vista
During the sequencing process of Microsoft Office 2010 on Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Service Pack 2 (SP2) using the Microsoft App-V 4.6 sequencer you may get the following error: The application has failed to start because its side-by-side ...read more
10 Jun 2010
Talking About Windows – Video 2
Continuing to build a community Talking About Windows the second video is now out. I really link this thinking with memories off many late nights. Video: Up All Night - Talking About Windows viral video #2
6 May 2009
Talking about Windows
A really cool viral Video has been launched to showcase the new Talking About Windows web site. I just think this is really cool. Check out the video and learn all about BitLocker to Go from our Windows Experts and of course visit the site. Talking About Windows – BitLocker to Go Talking...
29 Apr 2009
A Day in a geek’s life – Server Quest - II
Remember the days of Space Quest? I do, many hours! This is a great find, Server Quest II . I selected the IT Commando, what role will you select? great fun and funny too. IT Pro’s this is for you?
15 Apr 2009
Laptop Hunters $1500 Lisa and Jackson
Jason is 11 years old and Lisa is not! Got to love these ad’s again I'm a PC too.
14 Apr 2009
Reinvent your desktop? BumpTop 3D
I came across this UI for Windows desktops, as the video suggests that the UI for the way we work has evolved over the past 20 years. Here is a completely new way for interaction with your desktop space. I am thinking that this will be a must when I get hold of some new Windows 7 tablet’s...
9 Apr 2009
Laptop Hunters – Meet Giampaolo with $1500 to spend
Part 2 Giampaolo has $1500 to spend. What device would you chose?
8 Apr 2009
The hunt for a sub $1000 budget Laptop – I’m a PC
In the latest advertisement for I’m a PC. watch how Lauren looks to purchase a sub $1000 laptop. Ouch Apple! Video: Laptop
31 Mar 2009
Thrive – in your skills, your organisation
A great new resource for IT Pro, built using Siliverlight :) focused around different Technology interest area’s. The section on virtualisation is a good reference point, contain the links to TCO calculator and the Green calculator. Check it out.
4 Mar 2009
I’m a PC and I am 7 years old
The I’m a Pc ad campaign moves on at pace with this new video demonstrating the use of Windows Live Photo Gallery . I did not even how you could do this! Hey every day is a school day. Meet Alexa who is 7, Watch a learn! Video: The Rookies: Alexa, Age 7
3 Mar 2009
I'm a PC and I am 4.5 - Kylie
Meet Kylie, the new I'm a Pc ad. Kylie demo’s how easy it to use Windows Live Gallery. So ok son (5) what can you do? Other than use the CBeebies Web site. I must say I think its really affective. Click the pick to watch it.
19 Feb 2009
Swype's new keyboard technology
Very interesting new input technology for touch screens. I have always struggled with tapping out on a touch screen interface. This technology could be the answer for me. http://news.cnet.com/1606-2_3-50003669.html I would love to see this on PPC devices! That's all for now...
12 Sep 2008
Engineering Windows 7
This is a truly awesome blog! and is one that is worth keeping in your RSS readers. The Engineering Team for Windows 7 are going to be open and honest to the community and give you a deep insight to what it actually means to develop Windows. This also has an impact on us in the virtualization community...
8 Sep 2008
Hyper-V Monitor Gadget for Windows Sidebar!
Well I just want to introduce you to a new writer who is gonna come along and help giving you great content on virtualworld! Duane Thomas is one of my buddies and fellow speaker whores :o) within PFE. Duane and I work closely on the Virtualization community and with our customers and its great to have...
29 Aug 2008
App-V OpsMgr 2007 MP Now Available on Connect!
The Peps over in Boston Released the OpsMgr Management Pack for testing RC up on connect! To simplify Application Virtualization Server management, the App-V team is excited to make available a RC version of our App-V 4.5 System Center Operations Manager 2007 Management Pack (OpsMgr 2007 MP). It has...
30 Jul 2008
Virtual Server and Virtual PC get a bit of an update!
I use both of these application day in and day out. So when these updates products get an update to support new guest with service packs than you just gotta get the update! Virtual PC 2007 SP1 Download: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=28c97d22-6eb8-4a09-a7f7-f6c7a1f000b5&displaylang...
16 May 2008
Hyper-V Manager MMC Available
lets get the tough stuff sorted! the downloads are here ; Vista x64 Edition: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=450931F5-EBEC-4C0B-95BD-E3BA19D296B1&displaylang=en Vista x86 Edition: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=BC3D09CC-3752-4934-B84C-905E78BE50A1&displaylang...
28 Mar 2008
MDOP ROI Calculator
I was delivering a chalk and talk last Tuesday to a great team of chaps....they traveled on the way up to TVP (Microsoft HQ in the UK) to have me throw up a few discussions on Citrix/TS and application virtualization, in 4.1 and 4.5.... the standalone scenario and SCCM. was great fun!! I was asked...
17 Mar 2008
How to deploy SoftGrid MSI's under Limited User context
This was a nice little post that Ment van der Plas wrote. Its funny cos it helped in a discussion that I was having Matheesha who works in another team but does a similar job! The discussion was around delegating permissions to allow application installations virtualized and non-virtualizaed. ---...
16 Mar 2008
SoftGrid 4.1 SP1 and 4.2 HFRU2 Availability
So here we are! That update time again! Hot Fix Rollup 2 for Softgrid 4.1 and 4.2 has been released! I am pleased to announce public availability of SoftGrid 4.1 SP1 and 4.2 HFRU2. This cumulative update for SoftGrid v4.1 SP1 and v4.2 provides the latest updates to SoftGrid. In addition to stability...
19 Feb 2008
Using BitLocker under Virtual PC / Virtual Server
I was giving a presentation the other day about SCVMM and our experiences. In the conversation a question was brought up "can you use Bitlocker in a Virtual Environment". Ben Armstrong wrote a nice little article on just how you do this. Up until recently, I thought it was impossible to use BitLocker...
16 Feb 2008
MCS Sequencing Guidelines
So the team has just published the MCS Sequencing guide ! Which is really handy for newbies and re-enforces concept to all the old heads :o) for sequencing. All of us have added one bit or another to the guide so it use to be a helpful internal tool to help people ........ Now its yours :o) --------...
7 Feb 2008
4.5 Beta and Globalization/Localization
I saw this from Shelley Lau on the Application Virtualization Team blog and thought this is actually a really important message. I mean think about it...... how many Windows Platforms dont use English? and what is Softgrids current support policy on non-English languages ..... don't remember well read...
21 Jan 2008
Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 is Now Available in Beta!
I am getting the odd spot here and there to catch up with old friends! Graham Bell and Patrick Jaspers has been helping on the MDOP stand. On the other hand I have had the pleasure of beating Edwin Yuen on Guitar Hero's many times........ as he has had the pleasure of smashing me on Virtual Tennis 3...
14 Nov 2007
Announcing the Infrastructure Planning and Design Series and New Releases for Virtualization!
As I got home tonight I Saw this great new whitepaper. Architect for Success! New Guidance to Plan and Design Infrastructure for Application and Server Virtualization. Download them Today! This is a really exciting release for the Solution Accelerators Team. The concept of the Infrastructure Planning...
9 Nov 2007
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