Windows 7

Download Checklist and accelerate Windows 7 Migrations with App-DNA

What influences business decisions when planning a Windows 7 migration? A good place to start is with how long the migration project will take. It’s also important to know the business impact of each application going to the enterprise. App-DNA provides an easier way to make migration decisions. Seeing the “DNA” of an application helps […]

Difference between Windows 7 Ultimate and Enterprise and other SKUs

Windows 7 Enterprise and Ultimate are the most versatile and powerful editions and are designed to address the needs of both enterprise customers and consumers who want every feature. This article also briefs up on the different SKUs and versions available as a part of Windows 7.

How to Enable Data Collection (RACTask) for Reliability Monitor Tool

In Windows 7, Reliability Monitor uses data provided by the RACTask (Reliability Analysis Component scheduled task). Once enabled, This tool will start displaying a Stability Index rating and specific event information 24 hours after system installation. Find the detailed instruction on how to enable this task.

Download Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1) Beta

SP1 helps keep your PCs and servers on the latest support level, provides ongoing improvements to the Windows Operating System (OS), by including previous updates delivered over Windows Update as well as continuing incremental updates to the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 platforms.

Least Privilege Security for Windows 7, Vista, XP– New Book from PACKT Publishing

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Just started to review this book written by Russel Smith. This book includes tips on Solving Privilege Problems with the Application Compatibility Toolkit, UAC, Software Distribution, Deploying ActiveX Controls and Provisioning Apps on Secure Desktop using RDS, App-V and Med-V.

Top tips for utilizing AutoCAD LT 2011 and Windows 7 – Seven for 7

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In this guest article- Kate, A Technical Marketing Manager for AutoCAD LT explains on how a user can leverage the features available in Windows 7 and get the best experience while working on AutoCAD LT 2011 application. She explains the tips for utilizing AutoCAD LT 2011 and Windows 7.

Moving Applications to Windows 7 and App-V | Flexera Software Webinar

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In this Webinar “6 Steps to Faster Windows 7 Application Migration”, you will explore an end-to-end process for Windows 7 and App-V application migration projects, strategies to reduce the cost and complexity and also, how a continuous application readiness process creates a repeatable and reliable standard for your next migration project.

Download Windows 7 Training Kit For Developers

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The Windows 7 Training Kit for Developers includes presentations, hands-on labs, and demos. This content is made to help you learn how to build applications that are compatible with and shine on Windows 7 by utilizing various key Windows 7 features.

Application Compatibility Toolkit 5.5 Guides / How To Tutorials

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In this landing page, we will look at how to Setup the Appcompat Environment, Create Data Collection package, Analyze ACM Reports, Standard User Analyzer and how to Create Shims to fix Broken applications.

VirtualRegistry Shim with ADDREDIRECT – Registry Re-Direction to Fix Apps

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In this Fixing Application Compatibility article, we will look at how to create a registry redirection and make the application point to a new registry hive instead of the old one.The VirtualRegistry Shim along with ADDREDIRECT Command line is used for this purpose.

File Re-Direction – Using CorrectFilePaths Shim to Fix Broken Applications

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In this Fixing Application Compatibility article, we will look at how to create a File redirection and make the application point to a new File Path Directory instead of the old one.The CorrectFilePaths Shim along with Command line is used for this purpose.

Standard User Analyzer (SUA) – Tool to Test Applications as a Normal User

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During Develop / Deploy phase of an application, its very important to test the functionality of an app as a Standard User. Especially when the organization has a locked-down environment. Standard User Analyzer tool exactly helps you in this purpose!

Identify Website Issues with Internet Explorer Compatibility Test Tool (IECTT)

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This Tool collects your Web-based issues from Internet Explorer 7 / Internet Explorer 8, uploads the data to the ACT Log Processing Service, and gives the details about discovered compatibility issues. It also provides you links for more information about each of this compatibility issues.

Analyze Data Collection Reports in Application Compatibility Manager

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In this article, we will look at how to categorize and prioritize applications in the ACT report which we get from the Data Collection Packages. We will also look at how to send/receive reports to get hints and support from the Community on solving AppCompat Issues.

Create and Deploy a Data Collection Package (DCP)

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In this article, we will look at how to Create and Deploy a Data Collection Package (DCP) to gather inventory for software, hardware, and device assets. This package will start the ACT Data Collector Service to monitor the machine State. You will also learn options to schedule the Data Collection.

Install and Setup the Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) 5.5

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This article and video will give you detailed instructions on how you can setup up the ACT 5.5 Environment, configure the Application Compatibility Manager and start the Appcompat Process. This is the first step towards solving Application Compatibility Issues with Windows 7.

Download Windows 7 & Office 2010 Deployment Proof of Concept (PoC) Jump Start Kit

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This Jumpstart kit from Springboard Series provides Technical guidance to help you explore and test Windows 7, Office 2010, and Internet Explorer 8 (as well as virtualization options with App-V), Video demonstrations and tutorials and Quick links to related deployment tools.

Solve Application Compatibility Challenges in Windows 7 – Video from App-DNA

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This video will explain on why enterprises are moving to Windows 7 so soon and Why Service Pack 1 isn’t delaying the market.
They discuss on why App compatibility is a top priority challenge. They also talk on the main stumbling blocks for the apps from migration and how can we have an effective application management process.