Category Archives: Desktops

Virtual Desktop Optimisation – Enforcing Windows Visual Effects

Optimisation Type [explain] : user experience (↓↑) / resource optimisation (↑) / functionality (-) / administration (-) Most people may not realise, but the Windows Visual Effects settings can have a direct impact to the user experience. Ok, that sounds a little too obvious, but it’s more than just turn on and off “eye candies” and… Read More »

Horizon 6 with View – Unofficial Configuration Maximums

I have to start with a disclaimer that this post (and this blog) is not an official guidance from VMware. As my personal practice, I will always try to substantiate what I say & write with official documentation, KB and my experience. Horizon View has gone through lots of improvements over the years and there… Read More »

Mirage Windows Migration – where are the files?

This is an interesting experience which I thought I share with the rest of the world. I’ve been involved in some projects to migrate computers from Windows XP to Windows 7 using VMware Mirage. The greatest benefit of which is that the actual migration is expected to be fairly easy and straight forward. However, there… Read More »

VMware Mirage migration with Symantec Endpoint Protection

VMware Mirage is a very powerful tool that does wonders with Windows migration, and should be in the arsenal of every enterprise desktop admin. In recent projects I’ve worked on, I came across customers with Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP). Though a great AV product and has nice capabilities, there is something it does that can… Read More »