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Registering ThinApp applications using thinreg.exe

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The flexibility of VDI can be enhanced when using virtualized applications on the virtual desktops. With VMware ThinApp you can install or stream virtual applications to the virtual desktop when the user needs them. Installing the application means that the ThinApp container will be deployed to the machine in a MSI package. When installing the MSI the application will be registered in the Add/Remove software dialog in the control panel and when configured in the package.ini before, the shortcuts on desktop and start menu will be created and also the file type extension will be registered.

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Written by Christoph Harding

June 11th, 2009 at 10:27 pm

Using Client Information in VMware View

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The VMware View Client delivers useful information to the VMware View Agent which can be found in the virtual desktops Windows registry. This information can be used by scripts i.e. for mapping the right network printer based on the location of the View Client device.

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Written by Christoph Harding

May 29th, 2009 at 12:42 pm