Collect Computer details: ACT Data Collection Package (DCP)

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

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.

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

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.

Springboard Series Virtual Roundtable – Plan, Test and Assess Windows 7 Deployment

In this Virtual Round Table on April 29th, Mark Russinovich will be joined by a panel of IT professionals who are currently in the piloting and deployment process, along with Microsoft subject matter experts who can speak in depth about the process of planning, testing, assessing and rolling out Windows 7 in an enterprise.

Localized Documentation for the Application Compatibility Toolkit 5.5 (ACT 5.5) is now available in 10 Languages

The Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) enables software developers and IT professionals to determine, before rolling out within the organization, whether their applications are compatible with a new version of the Windows. Localized Documentation for the Application Compatibility Toolkit 5.5 (ACT 5.5) is now available in 10 Languages for your reference!!

Webinar: Best Practices for Windows 7 Application Compatibility

Are your business-critical applications compatible with Windows 7? Join Microsoft’s “App Compat Guy” Chris Jackson to learn best practices for how IT teams are resolving Windows 7 application compatibility issues. Hear about his experiences with early Windows 7 adopters, including the most common application compatibility issues and their root causes.
Tips in this webinar will help your IT team minimize risk and make a smoother move to Windows 7.