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Converting VMware Horizon Application Manager OVA’s for Use in VMware Fusion

Both the┬áHorizon Connector Virtual Appliance and the┬áHorizon Service Virtual Appliance come packaged as OVA’s. Of which you know will not work natively within VMware Fusion. (Come on VMware… fix this!) So first, you must convert the OVA’s to VMX files, to do this; you need VMware’s OVFTOOL Once installed, its just a couple of commands […]

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Notes from ThinApp’ing the DropBox Client on Windows 7

So, when ThinApp’ing the DropBox client on Windows 7, I was able to come up with a couple tips. First, get dropbox downloaded on your ThinApp workstation. I have a snapshot of a VM that’s already run the pre-scan, so that I always have a fresh starting point when doing any ThinApp packaging. We’re then […]

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How to ThinApp Microsoft Office 2010

So, open ThinApp install scan.. take your pre-scan, and get office installed. During the install, make sure you select everything to run from computer, so that every component gets installed.

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How to ThinApp Firefox

First… download Firefox.. duh right :) Then open your ThinApp setup capture application, it will illustrate the steps required to ThinApp your application. Click Next.

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