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I wish Microsoft would standardize on either SoftGrid or Microsoft Application Virtualization. Here is a KB on sequencing Office 2007. http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;939796 INTRODUCTION This article describes one method that you can use to successfully sequence a 2007 Microsoft Office program for use with Microsoft SoftGrid. The method that is described in this article is not...

Posted today over the SoftGrid Team Blog, you can now get the latest updates for SoftGrid 4.1 SP1 and 4.2 HFRU2 on TechNet. There are some pretty significant additions and changes in these updates. 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 improvements...

J.C. over on the SoftGrid Team blog posed a list of SoftGrid virtual labs. If you are new to the technology, need a refresher or just want to pick up on some stuff you might not already know this list covers quite a few different areas of the entire SoftGrid process from sequencing to troubleshooting. I would also recommend subscribing to their RSS feed if you don't currently. Are you new to Microsoft...

Microsoft has released a Best Practices guide for Application Virtualization or SoftGrid v.4.2 app sequencing that was compiled from the MCS group. Here are some of the highlights in the first two sections followed be the TOC's. There is far too much information to be effectively summarized here. Great work! Get your pdf copy here and your xps copy here . Highlights of the Sequencer setup recommendations...

More info Here , or download directly here . Related Downloads: Microsoft Application Virtualization Platform v. 4.5 sign in with your LiveID and sign up for the Beta. MSI Utility for Microsoft Application Virtualization Overview This trial guide walks you through a step by step creation of a Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 system including the Sequencing of two applications. Once you have...

I think we all have seen this happen when you install a fresh copy of Office and launch Word for the first time. Well if you sequence and app and this happens it can be rather annoying if the user gets it every single time when they start an app. Check out John's resolution to this issue below. Source . Windows Installer Pop-up When Running Virtualized FrontPage 2003 Symptom : After sequencing...

First up, SoftGrid 4.1 SP1's hotfix rollup details. KB 938497 SoftGrid 4.1 SP1 Hotfix Rollup Package 1 This cumulative update for SoftGrid v4.1 SP1 provides the latest updates to SoftGrid v4.1 SP1. In addition to stability improvements, this update contains the following changes: • Improvements to package upgrade when importing upgraded sequencings into the SoftGrid Server Management Console Snap...

First of all, Happy New Year, and may everyone find that in 2008 that your glass is more than half full, you and your loved ones are all very healthy and overly happy, that your careers are very prosperous, and that you gain all that you desire and more. As we welcome another year and reflect on the year ending it is always nice to note what was the highlights of the year. So below is my personal top...

http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032358169&EventCategory=4&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US TechNet Webcast: Optimizing Desktop Management with System Center Configuration Manager and Microsoft SoftGrid Application Virtualization (Level 300) Event ID: 1032358169 Register Online Language(s): English. Product(s): System Center. Audience(s): IT Professionals...

Seasons Greetings Everyone! Overview The MSI Utility for Microsoft Application Virtualization is a new tool designed to extend virtual application deployment in certain key scenarios. In cases where a computer running Microsoft System Center Virtual Application Server is not available, the MSI Utility allows delivery of sequenced applications directly to Microsoft SoftGrid Application Virtualization...

Merry Christmas... This is a whole list of Systems Management WebCasts that go back as far as 2000 with some SMS 2.0 stuff, here is some newer SMS 2003 WebCasts, and here is a search string for ConfigMgr WebCasts, I couldn't find a page that just listed all of them. Past Support WebCasts Support WebCast: Microsoft Security Intelligence Report: Latest trends in vulnerabilities, malware, and potentially...

The SoftGrid connector will be deprecated in the near future and replaced with Windows Installer Application Virtualization Extension or WIAV. The reasons they are moving away from the SMS Connector is due to future plans and interoperability with old and new products. What is it? Yes, you in the back, you have a question? Ah, yes what is it he asked. It is essentially a tool to take your sequenced...

There is some very interesting things buzzing about with SoftGrid, most of which I cannot talk about, don't you hate it when people say things like that? I visited Sean McHugh in Denver last week and he is very deep into SoftGrid and has some great plans around it. On July 12th Microsoft released a KB on how to sequence Office 2007, below are some of the highlights of the article along with a few...

In this podcast the CEO of Endeavors Technologies is interviewed and covers their application virtualization technology and their patent agreements with other vendors. The highlights of the podcast are listed below. The most important information I found out of this interview is that their technology will allow virtualized or streamed applications to talk to each other. This means with their product...

For those who have been struggling to get sequencing or application virtualization working with Vista version 4.2 should relive your frustrations. The SoftGrid Virtual Application Server (VAS) version 4.1.1.302 The SoftGrid Client version 4.2.0.302 The SoftGrid Sequencer version 4.2.0.303 Note that there is no 4.2 version of the SoftGrid Virtual Application Server. Version 4.2 of the Client and Sequencer... More Posts Next page »