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Jack’s VMware OS Optimization Tool

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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Understanding Horizon View Flash URL Redirection

VMware just announced a new Horizon View feature called Flash URL Redirection that enables users to stream live Flash video optimally through VDI sessions (find the release notes here). When using the Flash redirection the URL is redirected to the client endpoint when a user clicks on a live webcast URL link.     When using Flash URL Redirection the …

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Understanding Horizon View Real-Time Audio-Video (RTAV)

VMware announced today support  for Real-Time Audio-View as part of the VMware Horizon View 5.2 Feature Pack 2 (find the release notes here). Peter Brown and Tarique Chowdhury provided some quick tips, guidance and configuration tips in their article Real-Time Audio-Video (RTAV) for Horizon View. Great work!   Real-Time Audio-Video (RTAV) does not forward audio and …

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