Thursday, 19 April 2012

App Compat Industry News

The latest installment of interesting news, hints and tips as compiled by the ChangeBASE team - enjoy!

Platform News

DaRT 8 Beta for troubleshooting and repairing system failures within an organisation.  Q&A

Miss the start button in Windows 8? Some 3rd-party apps to bring it back

ConverterTechnology OfficeConverter 2010 compared with Microsoft’s Office Migration Planning Manager

Bunnies, Eggs and Disney themes for Windows 7

Migration News

XP and Office 2003 support ends in two years

Migrating print queues from 32bit to 64bit OSs

Recorded Webcast with Microsoft and Quest: Fast, Automated Application Readiness for Windows 7, and Office 2010 IE 8 or 9 and Virtualization

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Packaging News

New mechanism for updating Adobe Flash Player

New mechanism for updates in Visual Studio 11

Registration-free COM the old-fashioned way: The car mp3 player

Visual Studio 11 no longer supports .vdproj installer projects

WiX 3.6 RC0 build is now available

The InstallAware vs Embarcadero (Delphi) spat continues

Advanced Installer 9.0 has been released containing an MSI EXE wrapper

Cloud News

Microsoft Online Backup Service, part of Windows8 Server

Virtualisation News

Support policy for Microsoft applications that are running in a Microsoft Server Application Virtualization (Server App-V) environment

Upgrade XenApp 6.0 to 6.5 (if you are very brave)

More info on the new Hyper-V features in Windows 8 Server Part 1 Part 2

New product included in MDOP, Microsoft User Experience Virtualization, try it here

Browser News

Mobile News

Stephen Fry discusses the current state of mobile phones

RIM, makers of Blackberry are in trouble

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