Windows Thin PC is a "locked down version of Windows 7 designed to help repurpose existing PCs as thin clients", helping customers save money on hardware, and replaces Microsoft's previous thin client OS, Windows Fundamentals for Legacy PCs. Microsoft promises a "rich VDI experience through support for RemoteFX, improved endpoint security by denying certain disk writes via filters, [and] enterprise-grade management support through System Center".
include a 1 GHz or faster processor
1GB RAM, 16GB hard disk space, a DirectX 9 graphics device with Windows Display Drive Model 1.0 or later, and a bootable DVD-ROM drive. The preview version will remain active until Oct. 31, 2011.
In addition to Windows Thin PC, Microsoft has also been providing new package accelerators for App-V, which simplify the process of deploying software as part of an application virtualization rollout. Specific pieces of software supported by package accelerators include Microsoft Office, Adobe Reader, Firefox, Safari, QuickTime and OpenOffice.
- Microsoft Office 2007 Enterprise Blue Edition Sp3 12.0.6612.1000
- Adobe Flash Player 17
- CCleaner Business Edition 5.07.5261
- Internet Download Manager v6.23 Build 12
- Revo Uninstaller Pro 3.1.2
- WinRAR 5.21 Final (x86)
- Mozilla FireFox