Virtualizing Office 2010 with App-V 4.6

Nice document from the MSSpringboard Twitter. Download the document here. Frequently Asked Questions The Microsoft Office 2010 Office Deployment Kit for App-V is required for sequencing and deploying Microsoft Office 2010. It enables specific features for 32-bit versions of Microsoft Office 2010, including: Extend virtual Office 2010 usage via improved SharePoint integration to Open, Save,…

Why are my OpsMgr alert emails sending gibberish for my custom rules?

If you are receiving alerts from Operations Manager where the subject looks something like this: Subject: =?utf-8?BTG95YWx0eSBXZWIgKFNvZigaXMgbm90IHJlc3BvbmRpbmcuIC0gTG95YWx0eVdlYiBMb2dnaW5nIG9uIERMMUdTUFdFQjMxLmdhbWVzdG9wLm… You may be seeing an issue that we ran into. We use custom channels where we define that the email subject includes the name of the alert, content from a custom field, and the name of the entity.…

Automating Windows 7 Installation for Desktop and VDI Environments

Full Article and download is linked here. Installing Windows 7 isn’t just about migrations. It’s about daily management. It’s about rapid deployment to fix problems. It’s about provisioning virtual desktops in a VDI infrastructure. With today’s technologies for user virtualization and application virtualization, fixing some IT problems can be fastest accomplished by simply rebuilding the…