Tag Archive: windows7

Jul 29 2013

Jack’s VMware OS Optimization Tool

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VMware colleague Jack McMichael has released the a tool that helps to optimize Windows 7 desktops for use with VMware Horizon View and VDI in general. The optimization tool includes customizable templates to enable or disable Windows system services and features, per VMware recommendations and best practices, across multiple systems. Since most Windows system services …

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Apr 21 2013

Why you should move your VDI to Windows 8

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I believe I may have found a pretty compelling reason to migrate your VDI deployment to Windows 8. While running some experiments I collected some statistics for Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 2K8 Server running as virtual desktops. At this point we should all be familiar with the challenges associated with the number and latency of …

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Jun 17 2010

Mastering VDI Templates updated for Windows7 and PCoIP

I have just uploaded an updated version of my Mastering VDI Templates spreadsheet. This is the 3rd version of the document and adds Windows 7 specific customisations and few additional PCoIP configuration settings. Amongst the new item are: Disable copy/paste using PCoIP Configure PCoIP virtual channels Change Startup Check Disk (Win7) Disable updates to the …

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