March 6, 2013

Active Directory-Based Activation

On the Activate Product screen select Activate online and click Next. In the next pop-up screen you will receive a message that the Active Directory-Based Activation object will be created, click Yes. Now the Activation is succeeded and you can click close. Now the Active Directory-Based Activation is installed and configured, now you can
February 25, 2013

VAMT 3.0 Adding licenses and manage host (part 2)

After the update is finished we need to install a Key to the device, this will be done by right clicking the device and select “Install product Key…” then you need to select the appropriate key corresponding with the product and click “Install Key“. Now the device has the key installed and can be
February 21, 2013

VAMT 3.0 Installation (part 1)

After the installation is finished and you open the VAMT tool for the first time you need to specify a database, because we don’t have a database we will select the Server, then select   and just type the name of the new database.  When you receive the following error “The specified database is
February 20, 2013

Change vDisk from MAK to KMS

After the device is shutdown, again change the vDisk properties and set the Microsoft Volume Licensing from “none” to “KMS” and change the access mode from private to standard. Now check if Windows is activated using KMS. To view if KMS is used start an elevated command prompt and run the following command: cscript slmgr.vbs
February 7, 2013

Shrink vDisk VHD file

When you created a dynamic vDisk with Citrix Provisioning you like this file to be as small as possible, but when you remove files from the vdisk the size doesn’t shrink. To Shrink the file please use the following steps. Start the vDisk in maintenance mode and download sDelete from the Sysinternals site: here.
February 5, 2013

Remove Internet Explorer X64 Icon from start menu for all users

When a users Start Menu is created, the users will get the default settings form the server wich includes the Internet Explorer X64 icon. When the users opens a the browser the default is X86 (watch this blog for more information), but I luike my Start Menu as clean as possible. While searching the