Tag: Windows 7

PSA: You have 1 year to upgrade your Windows 7 deployments!

PSA: You have 1 year to upgrade your Windows 7 deployments!

Tick tock tick tock!  You have read these warnings before for other software and only you know how those situations turned out! So take heed ... Read More

Have you seen this behavior before?

Have you seen this behavior before?

At two different clients now I’ve come across the following strange IE behavior on Windows 7 (I think IE9, but I don’t know that it’s ... Read More

Not so new Cool Utility: Update the Default User profile in Windows 7/2008

Not so new Cool Utility: Update the Default User profile in Windows 7/2008

This one is pretty self explanatory in it’s usefulness to VDI folk who leverage profiles to roll out customizations and default settings.  Even though you ... Read More

Tweaking your Windows 7/XP Desktops on VDI

Tweaking your Windows 7/XP Desktops on VDI

My buddy John Simon has put together some common tweaks he uses for for his company’s Virtual Desktops.  These are easy tweaks that can be ... Read More

Hold your horses, Explorer!

Hold your horses, Explorer!

By Jacques Bensimon - We’re all familiar in our Remote Desktop Services and XenApp builds with the necessity of using the “Run logon scripts synchronously” ... Read More

The Mystery of the Disappearing Pinned Shortcuts

Here is another great article by my Colleague Jacques Bensimon.  Be sure to follow him on Twitter. (@JacqBens)   I don’t know if many of ... Read More

Quick Tip: Pin to the Start Menu or NOT…

Quick Tip: Pin to the Start Menu or NOT…

Here’s a quick tip I learned by sitting next to Jacques Bensimon today.  If you want to control whether an application is ‘allowed’ to be ... Read More

Windows Refresher; Renaming Multiple files.

Windows Refresher; Renaming Multiple files.

Here’s a quick note Aaron Silber sent over to me reminding me of the super useful F2 key when dealing with Citrix Provisioning Server image ... Read More

Citrix Provisioning with VMXNET3 : Blue Screen of Death on Clones

Citrix Provisioning with VMXNET3 : Blue Screen of Death on Clones

If you have been streaming Windows 7 or Windows 2008 R2 vDisks using Citrix Provisioning Services to VMware’s ESX, you’ve probably run into a Blue ... Read More

64 bit Musings; aka Writing scripts in a 64 bit Windows Environment.

64 bit Musings; aka Writing scripts in a 64 bit Windows Environment.

I’m sure most of us will or have been installing 64 bit operating systems more and more so when I saw this note from my ... Read More