After a reinstallation of Windows and Office (from 2013 to 2013 – Office 365) the dates of an existing sheet were no longer visible.
Apparently there was something strange with the cell formatting. After changing the format from “*” to a normal date format the dates were visible again.
Editing App-V OSD files in Notepad++ with syntax highlighting is fairly easy. Just associate XML with OSD.
You can do that like this:
Select Settings > Style Configurator…
now add osd as User ext. to XML (you may want to add osd sprj instead of only osd ;-) )
Restart Notepad++ and reopen OSD file(s) if the are already opened.
Now you should be able to edit the OSD files with syntax highlighting and color coding.
See here for some good troubleshooting tips on App-V Client, App-V OSD files and advanced techniques.
This link from the Technet Blog may also come in handy.
If you’d like to start with App-V 5.0, here is a comparison cheat sheet. App-V is part of Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2012.
More details can be found here.
I tested the App-V 5.0 sequencer on Windows 7 (32-bit) and needed to install the following prerequisites first:
- .net Framework 4.0
- PowerShell 3.0
The McAfee Global Solutions Lab, http://www.mcafeegsl.com/, already exists for a long time, and since some time v2.0 is available.
You need to create an account (which is free) to proceed. Once this is done you can select your desired environment (see screenshot below for current environments).
If you want to have a look at the McAfee range of products, or want to do some tests, etc, you have a virtual machine with McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator 4.5. or 4.6, … available in minutes.
This FAQ contains some interesting topics, amongs others:
How to limit CPU and memory usage of McShield.exe
See the 8.8 Best Practices Guide, section: Configuring Performance Improvements.
You can find the VSE 8.8 FAQ at https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB71642.
Some months ago I was looking for an alternative … I don’t remember what I was in the meantime … anyway I came across the excellent site:
I can highly recommend it ! If your looking for some kind of software, let’s say you have a commercial software in mind and you’re looking for a freeware alternative, try alternativeTo. Another example: you could look for a webservice, and so on …