The registry data type REG_EXPAND_SZ is very useful: the same data give different results depends on the values of used environment variables. The REG_EXPAND_SZ data can be directly written with the registry provider integrated in powershell: New-ItemProperty -Path "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell...
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One of Profile Migrator’s new features in version 2.3 is the new licensing model for service providers and integrators. Coincidentally one of those recently reported an issue with Profile Migrator and redirected folders. During his tests the service provider relocated...
A while ago I explained how user passwords in common applications like Outlook are stored and encrypted. Unfortunately the tie of encryption and user accounts made a migration impossible for a number of migration scenarios. With Profile Migrator 2.3 we...
Nachdem Windows 8 nun für Kunden als Preview zum Test zur Verfügung steht, interessiert es mich natürlich besonders, ob Microsoft App-V Anwendungen ohne große Anpassungen auf Windows 8 betrieben werden können. Ich wollte natürlich auch herausfinden, wie der zu diesem...
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Everybody knows that Windows installations become bigger with every version. But Windows' hard disk footprint grows not only because Microsoft adds new files, but also because some files seem to be delete-proof and are not removed, even though they have...
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Migrations are a common task in corporate IT. Computers are replaced, domains are merged, physical hardware is replaced by virtual infrastructure. In an ideal world the user will not notice that the migration was performed. In reality the user is...
Since the release of Profile Migrator 1.0 we have received a lot of positve feedback and feature suggestions . While we are working on adding support for profile migration from client computers in the next major release, the beta version...
Selling little apps for little money is next to impossible - on Windows. It works great on another platform, though: the iPhone. Such an imbalance has consequences: Apple making it easy for developers to actually sell their programs creates a...
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In the first article of this mini-series I described how I prepared my work laptop for the installation of Windows 7 x64 beta 1 into a virtual hard disk (VHD) file. This post covers the installation itself. At this point...
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