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.
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.
This article explains the Compatibility Administrator tool which enables you to resolve many of your potential application compatibility issues. It also explains you on how to create customized compatibility fixes, modes, AppHelp messages, and compatibility databases.
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.
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!
This post contains the slidedeck and video of my Tech-ed session “Overcoming the Application Compatibility Hurdle in Windows 7” and “Managing Your Images with Deployment Image Servicing & Management (DISM)”.
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.
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.
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.
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.