Why Hyper-V for VDI whitepaper

Download the whitepaper here. Brief Description This whitepaper demonstrates why organizations should choose Microsoft® Hyper-V™ as their hypervisor when designing and implementing a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) solution. Overview Choosing a hypervisor for deploying a VDI solution involves a number of important considerations, each of which can be fulfilled by using Microsoft’s Hyper-V 2008 R2…

An update is available that lets you add Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 as supported platforms for Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2489044 SYMPTOMS On a computer that is running Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007… On a computer that is running Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2), you have the following features: Software distribution Software update management Desired configuration management However, the following products are not listed as supported platforms for these…

A System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 client cannot register to its management point after an OSD task sequence reinstalls its operating system

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2504229 SYMPTOMS Consider the following scenario: You configure native site mode on a Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2) site server. You reinstall the operating system of a System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 client by using an operating system deployment (OSD) task sequence. You specify a different computer name in…

Fix: Unable to delete the OSDStateStorePath folder in an OSD Task Sequence using USMT 4.0 with Hard Links in ConfigMgr 2007

Read the original post here, contributed by: Clifton Hughes | Senior System Center Support Engineer When using Hard Links for User State Migration, attempting to remove the OSDStateStorePath folder after restoring the users data in a Task Sequence may fail or appear to hang. Note: This is in reference to the steps listed in this…

New Hotfix: Advertisement is not scheduled to run on a ConfigMgr 2007 SP2 client if the client computer starts or awakens within the maintenance window–KB2392488

Read the original post here. Consider the following scenario: You configure a maintenance window for a Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2) client. You configure an advertisement to run on the client computer within the maintenance window. The client computer starts or awakens from hibernation within the maintenance window. In this…

New Hotfix: Program does not run in a task sequence on a System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 client if the program name contains extended ASCII characters

Read the original post here. Consider the following scenario: You create a deployment package on a Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2) site server. You create a program in the package. The name of the program contains extended ASCII characters. You create a task sequence, and you add an Install Software…