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ClearType in Remote Desktop

One of the many new features Vista brings to Remote Desktop is ClearType support. Turn it on, you may be surprised at how much nicer the screen looks with fonts rendered in ClearType.  (If you’re not sure what ClearType is and why you should care, you may want to check out ClearType information for a...

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Terminal Services in Windows Server “Longhorn” chat – transcript

As I already mentioned in the previous post, we had a chat on August 1st where we talked about Terminal Services in Windows Server “Longhorn”. Ted Kummert, Chandra Shekaran, Tad Brockway, Joy Chik, Alex Balcanquall, Nelly Porter, Gaurav Daga, Samim Erdogan, and myself participated in the chat. There were over 150 participants and we answered...

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TS License Server Discovery Part 2

TS License Server Discovery Part 2 Last time, we discussed TS License Server discovery in TS4 and Win2000.  Now let’s move on to Win2003. Windows 2003 With Win2003, it was pretty easy for us to get started.  We fixed the registry-based discovery to allow multiple license servers and to be applied in the admin tools...

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Terminal Server at TechEd – plus how you can “Virtually Attend”

For those of you not attending TechEd this year – I have compiled information about Terminal Services sessions AND how you can access some of them without being there. 1) Terminal Services sessions : SVR408  Terminal Services Capacity Planning, Performance Monitoring and Windows Server Resource Manager Monday, June 12 3:15 PM – 4:30 PM, 160...

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Microsoft to Acquire Softricity, and More TS Presence in WinHEC

Microsoft just announced intent to acquire Softricity. Bill Gates’ keynote tomorrow morning at WinHEC will probably mention the acquisition and perhaps even have a demo involving Softricity. This is quite interesting for Terminal Services, considering the overlap between the scenarios addressed by server and application virtualization and the use cases of Terminal Services. Softricity rounds...

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TS Presence in WinHec

WinHEC 2006 is beginning tomorrow in Seattle. The Exhibition Hall is already open. Terminal Services is going to have an important presence in this year’s WinHEC. I want to very briefly mention the few things the TS team is doing: SER014 – Optimising Drivers for Terminal Server’s Plug and Play Device Redirection Framework: With Vista and...

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