MED-V 2.0 beta available at Microsoft Connect

  • No MED-V server is needed. Deployed and managed using SCCM 2007 R2 or higher.
  • Streamlined sign-on to the MED-V workspace – Users can save their passwords for seamless sign-on to the MED-V workspace.
  • Automatic application publishing – New applications deployed to MED-V workspaces, including App-V virtual applications, are available to the Windows 7 host automatically.
  • My Documents and Desktop redirection – Legacy applications work just like locally installed applications when it comes to opening, saving and printing documents.
  • USB device/SmartCard support – USB devices, including thumb drives and Smartcard readers can be shared between the host and applications running in the MED-V workspace.
  • New Internet Explorer redirection options – IT administrators can redirect legacy web applications using wildcards (http://*, sites (, at the page-level ( or by specifying a port (
  • Automated guest hibernation at shutdown – The MED-V workspace is seamlessly suspended when the user logs off or shuts down the Windows 7 host.

You can download the installer from Microsoft Connect.

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