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RemoteApp and Desktop Connection Feed Extensibility

In our earlier blog post, we introduced RemoteApp and Desktop Connections to enable users to have their RemoteApp and Desktop icons integrated on their Windows 7 start menu.  RemoteApp and Desktop Connections works with this new feature of Remote Desktop Web Access (RD Web Access)–the RemoteApp and Desktop Connection feed. This RemoteApp and Desktop Connection...

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Deploying Windows Vista or Windows XP as the guest operating system in a Virtual Machine

Overview The purpose of this post is to help an Administrator configure a Windows Vista or Windows XP operating system in a virtual machine for a Remote Desktop Services Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) deployment. This post is an addendum to the Step 2: Installing and Configuring the Virtual Machine section for the following Step-by-Step guides...

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Personal Virtual Desktops

With Windows Server 2008 R2 we support two VDI deployment scenarios: virtual desktop pools and personal virtual desktops. The two scenarios present two different models of assigning virtual machines to end users: shared and dedicated. This blog post describes personal virtual desktops. What is a personal virtual desktop? – A personal virtual desktop is a...

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RemoteApp and Desktop Connection Management Extensibility for provisioning apps via RD Web Access

Earlier, we described publishing in Windows Server 2008 R2 and how RDP resources can be published by using the RemoteApp and Desktop Connection Management service to users in RD Web Access. This blog post describes the third-party extensibility support available in the RemoteApp and Desktop Connection Management service, and how third parties (Enterprises or ISVs)...

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