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Using the Application Compatibility Toolkit 5.6: Collecting Inventory and Compatibility Data (Part 2 of 6) | TechNet Video There are four compatibility evaluators that are included in the Data Collection Packages (DCP’s). The evaluators will run on the client computer that processes this package. After you create the DCP, this package will reside in a network share in the form of an .MSI executable. The client computer ... More...

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Using the Application Compatibility Toolkit 5.6: Exploring the Compatibility Administrator (32-bit) (Part 5 of 6) | TechNet Video To create fixes for incompatible applications you can use the Compatibility Administrator (32-bit) . This tool, which is installed with ACT, creates a database of compatibility fixes that can be installed on the Windows 7 clients that already have the applications installed. In this screencast, we w... More...

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Using the Application Compatibility Toolkit 5.6: Installing a Custom Patch using SDBINST Tool (Part 6 of 6) | TechNet Video Once you have created a fix for your incompatible application, the next step is to install the fix. However you may decide to deliver the custom database file to your client computers, the information contained in the database needs to be registered. More...

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Using the Application Compatibility Toolkit 5.6: Creating a Custom Solution (Part 4 of 6) | TechNet Video ACT and the ACT Community enable testers and developers to identify applications with issues AND provide solutions to those issues. In this screencast, we’re going to show how to create a custom issue to an application and provide a solution to that application issue. Before synchronizing with the ... More...

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Windows 7 Deployment: My Application is Broken and Can’t Get Up! Finding, testing, and fixing applications on Windows 7 with the Application Compatibility Toolkit 5.6 | TechNet Video In Windows 7 migrations application compatibility is an important issue. That’s where the Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) comes to the rescue. But how does ACT really work? In this session, we dissect the tool to really understand where its strengths are, where its weaknesses are, and why... More...

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Windows 7 Deployment: Everything (well almost everything) you wanted to know about Application Compatibility but were afraid to ask There are many questions and misunderstandings surrounding application compatibility which can leave your customer in a state of fear or worse, paralysis. If you are not already conversant in application compatibility then join us for an overview of the types of questions customers are asking, and t... More...

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