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In this installment of the series, Scott explains how to make the most of the Wise Package Studio to build .MSI installer files for clean installs and for upgrades. He also explains the functionality and and available options for the ...
Article by Scott Hardie | 16 May 2007 | 0 comments
In my last article , I talked about the advantages of using Group Policies in an image. What if you want the policies to apply to all users except the Administrators? This is the guide for you. Setting Everything Up Preparation ...
Article by trb48 | 15 May 2007 | 0 comments
Frequent contributor Scott Hardie has written a 6-part series to share his Application Packaging experiences from the field. If you live by the saying, "the best teacher is experience" you'll enjoy the insights Scott shares ...
Article by Scott Hardie | 15 May 2007 | 9 comments
The world we live in today is all about security. As system admins we have to protect our user's information at all costs. Sometimes we have to protect the computer from the users. Security has to go both ways. If you've tried to ...
Article by trb48 | 14 May 2007 | 0 comments
Merge Modules are a highlighted feature of Windows Installer technology. It enables the encapsulation of a component or set of related components and their resources, and the subsequent merging of this module with install packages which require the ...
Article by Harsh Mokal | 01 May 2007 | 0 comments
This article describes a vision I have been following for some months now. As a private user I want to go totally SVS with a secure and sound system. Thus, the target audience is again the users that want to use SVS for personal use on ...
Article by toralf | 25 Apr 2007 | 8 comments
ICE a.k.a Internal Consistency Evaluators are a set of rules created by Microsoft to help validate a Windows Installer package. ICE rules check the integrity of the package as well as ensure that the Windows Installer best practices were ...
Article by nhundal | 17 Apr 2007 | 1 comment
The sun hasn't even set in Las Vegas, yet here is the presentation from today's ManageFusion breakout session on SVS best practices! Scott Jones and Brian Duckering presented a laundry list of tips, tricks and guidance for ...
Article by Scott Jones | 12 Apr 2007 | 3 comments
With 16,000 employees, the mission of Sutherland Global Services is to outsource their client's business processes so they can focus on core competencies. Pamela Martz manages a couple of key Sutherland teams: the Global Service Desk and ...
Article by Scott Hardie | 05 Apr 2007 | 2 comments
Wise Package Studio is a pretty amazing tool when it comes to helping out with upgrades and patches. Packaging guru David Lockwood dives into the deep end of the pool and comes up with excellent information and some tried and trusted best ...
Article by DavidLockwood | 28 Mar 2007 | 6 comments