Export/Import File Type Associations (FTA) successfully using UEM

Using Dynamic Environment Manager 9.10 or higher? Please read this blog post first. With the introduction of Windows 10 and Server 2016 there has been a struggle configuring and importing/exporting file type associations (FTA), configuring Default apps from the Settings pane (previously the Control Panel) and user configured FTA/App associations in non-persistent environments. In this blog post I will explain a working configuration for saving FTA’s and Default Apps assignments using SetUserFTA.

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Invalid value for member, Instant Desktop Creation Failed

Recently I was building a quick lab setup for testing VMware Horizon View Instant Clones when I ran into an error message I couldn’t directly “decypher”. I built a Windows 10 x64 virtual machine on VMware ESX 6.5 and simply named the machine win10. I installed the required tools and software, created a snapshot and switched to the VMware Horizon View Admin Console for creating the instant clones. Using the Add Desktop Pool wizard I provided all necessary details and choose Instant clones.

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My Top 3 Favorite/Informative UEM Community Forum Discussions – October/November 2017

Yet another two months have passed, therefore I want to share my top 3 favorite/informative UEM Community Forum discussions of October/November 2017 in this blog post. #3 - Windows 10 Mandatory Profiles and Skype for Business - How to make Skype for Business work with mandatory profiles and UEM. #2 - Profile cleanup: unable to delete desktop - How to force delete certain items in the profile using UEM. #1 - Windows 10 Edge Enterprise Mode Site List - How to persist Enterprise Mode Site List with UEM.

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My Top 3 Favorite/Informative UEM Community Forum Discussions – August/September 2017

In this blog post I want to share my top 3 favorite/informative UEM Community Forum discussions of August/September 2017. #3 - Methods to Capture Registry and Profile Changes - Tools that can be used to monitor registry/file/folder changes. #2 - Windows App Dissapear after logoff (Windows 10) - Known issue with Windows 10 and “remove local profile at logoff”. #1 - Acceptable Horizon Desktop Logon Time - Reduce the amount of time for showing the Welcome Screen.

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