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The Microsoft Application Virtualization ADM template configures client settings for the App-V Windows Desktop Client and for the Terminal Services client. The ADM template centrally manages common client configurations by using an existing Group Policy infrastructure and includes settings for communication, client interface, and permissions. Feature Bullet Summary: The ADM Template for App-V 4.5 provides central client settings administration for App-V 4.5 deployment, including the following: Client permissions Client interface behavior Client communication settings Download the App-V Client ADM template here. It’s not an admx but the “old-style” adm template. Hopefully we’ll see an admx file in a near future.

Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) is officially available for all languages and also published on Windows Update. Windows XP Service Pack 3 includes all previously released updates for the operating system. This update also includes a small number of new functionalities, which do not significantly change customers’ experience with the operating system. Download:

Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) stand-alone is now available for download. Windows XP SP3 includes all previously released updates for the operating system, in addition to a small number of new updates. Windows XP SP3 will not significantly change the Windows XP experience. Get Windows XP Service Pack 3 Technet Subscribers: Windows XP Service Pack 3 stand-alone version Top Subscriber Downloads section Non-subscribers: Windows XP SP3 will be available to non-subscribers on 4/29 via Windows Update and Microsoft Download Center.

April 14, 2008: Support is available for the release version of Service Pack 3 for Windows XP April 21, 2008: Original Equipment Manufacturers, Volume License, Connect, and MSDN and TechNet subscribers April 29, 2008: Microsoft Update, Windows Update, Download Center June 10, 2008: Automatic Updates View: Windows XP Service Pack 3 Overview Source:

Here we are – Group Policy Preference Client Side Extensions are now available for download. This is a cool thing bringing lot’s of Group Policy Power to admins around the world! The GPP CSEs are included in Windows Server 2008 RTM, but can now be downloaded for: Windows XP SP2+ (32/64 bit) Windows Server 2003 SP1+ (32/64 bit) Windows Vista RTM+ (32/64 bit) These are the links: GPP CSEs for Windows Vista (KB943729) GPP CSEs for Windows Vista x64 Edition (KB943729) GPP CSEs for Windows Server 2003 (KB943729) GPP CSEs for Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition (KB943729) GPP CSEs for…

This week Microsoft released the latest version of the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack for Software Assurance (MDOP) on, including the SoftGrid 4.2 Client and Sequencer which add Vista compatibility. The CD image also contains the Diagnostic and Recovery Toolkit, Asset Inventory Service, Advanced Group Policy Management and System Center Desktop Error Monitoring.  For more information on these other products see this MDOP overview page. The SoftGrid versions in the MDOP package include: The SoftGrid Virtual Application Server (VAS) version The SoftGrid Client version The SoftGrid Sequencer version Note that there is no 4.2 version of the SoftGrid Virtual…