Have you deployed Windows 7 desktop virtualization?

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Desktop virtualization
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Microsoft Windows 7
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Has anyone deployed Windows 7 desktop virtualization? How has it worked out for you? Were there any unexpecteds or things not advertised? I'm looking for use cases to determine if our move to Windows 7 should include desktop virtualization.

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In Windows 7 Desktop Virtualization can be done in three ways….

A. Operating System Virtualization: which consists as

  1. VDI : Enables u to provide a personalized and centrally-managed Windows desktops hosted on servers to connected users
  2. Session Virtualization : Helps to enable users to access windows based programs or full windows desktop that are installed on a remote desktop session host
  3. Med-V : Provides risk less deploy & can manage virtual windows desktop with full compatibility
  4. MS Virtual PC : Helps to maintain the compatibility of legacy and custom applications during migration to new operating systems

B. Application Virtualization which consists as

  1. App-V : Helps to make business applications (like MS Office) available to end users on any authorized PC. Also ensures about applications incompatibilities
  2. Remote Application : Provides programs thru Terminal Services to appear as

C. User State Virtualization consists as

  1. Folder Redirection : Provides end users with folders that are available from any computer on the network
  2. Offline Files : Helps to make network files available to end users when a network connection to the server is unavailable or slow
  3. Roaming Profiles : Provides end users to log on to computers in a domain while the question to preserve their user profile settings

Look here to get Useful Ideas, which was initiated by Melanie Yarbrough
And from Microsoft’s Information.

Hope you can get some useful info!

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  • batye
    Windows 7 should include desktop virtualization but it all depend on the future scope of the Co. vision... desktop virtualization is a must for a future
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  • inteluser
    I have added a virtual Windows 7 Pro 64 bit and used it with no problems. Execpt, trying to use a database across the real computer into the virtual computer
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