Brian Madden has created an article that walks you through using Microsoft’s SoftGrid product to sequence or virtualise Microsoft Office 2007 in 30 easy to follow steps.
It is worth a read even if you don’t own SoftGrid as the concepts can be applied to other Application Virtualisation products. I used the section about tweaking the [...]
I don’t get chance to use ThinApp (Thinstall) as much as I used to, but I’ve had a couple of conversations where people have asked me for the real benefits and downsides.
I’m not one for re-inventing the wheel, so here are links to the excellent articles written by 4sysops.
Advantages of Application Virtualisation
Disadvantages of Application Virtualisation
Xenocode have released a new version of their Virtual Application Studio and it has some really great features now to rival VMware’s ThinApp including:
Deploy complex apps in a single executable
Stream with no infrastructure changes
Execute .NET and Java with no runtime
Run legacy applications on Vista
Execute on locked-down desktops
Completely user mode implementation
Leverage existing management tools