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Back when Symantec Workspace Virtualization 6.1 SP1 came out we introduced Registry Hive Mounting as a new feature.  You can read about these changes in either the previous SDK guide about this or in a non-developer targeting article here on ...
Article by Jordan | 08 Dec 2010 | 2 comments
With the release of 6.1 SP4 we’ve introduced the new XPF format that provides improved import, export and streaming performance but if you’ve already got a lot of VSAs converting them all can be a pain. With VSAtoXPF you have the option to quickly ...
Download by Jordan | 03 Jun 2010 | 6 comments
Many veteran SWV users know that we tell people not to capture Office 2007 or Office 2010 on Windows 7 (or Vista) because of transacted installs, but I’ve never really gone into why and how you can capture Office on Windows 7 and deploy it properly. ...
Article by Jordan | 01 Apr 2010 | 16 comments
(Note: For the officially supported method of creating an Internet Explorer layer please see Running IE6, IE7 and IE8 Side-by-Side Using Symantec Workspace Virtualization ) Back in August I wrote an article explaining how to virtualize ...
Article by Jordan | 16 Oct 2009 | 0 comments
The SVS User Logon Hook was something we released as part of the SVS 2.1 Beta several years ago and allows you to define which layers are active for which users at startup. With SWV 6.1 the SVS User Logon Hook is no longer supported because we’ve changed ...
Download by Jordan | 25 Sep 2009 | 0 comments
Software Workspace Virtualization 6.1 Service Pack 1 brings one new feature, Partial Activate, a change to an existing feature, Patch, and an overhaul to where information regarding where information is stored in the registry for a layer. This ...
Article by Jordan | 24 Sep 2009 | 0 comments
Software Workspace Virtualization 6.1 Service Pack 1 contains many things: Windows 7 Support, myriad bug fixes, and some performance improvements, but there are two changes that can adversely affect an existing setup if you custom software to manage your ...
Article by Jordan | 22 Sep 2009 | 0 comments
The last set of new features to Software Virtual Solution 6.1 is Layer Visibility, which is called Layer Isolation by some, and Dependent Layers-layers that are required by other layers to work. Both of these two features work together in that a layer ...
Article by Jordan | 02 Sep 2009 | 0 comments
(Note: For the officially supported method of creating an Internet Explorer layer please see Virtualizing Internet Explorer Using the SWV Layer Definition Tool ) One of the most requested applications for virtualization we get is Microsoft’s ...
Article by Jordan | 25 Aug 2009 | 16 comments
Parts 2 and 3 of the SWV 6.1 SDK Guide covered the new layer management functions introduced in SWV 6.1. In this article I'm going to be covering the API that affect processes running from within a layer, namely Auto Run from Layer and ...
Article by Jordan | 31 Jul 2009 | 0 comments