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Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization 2.0

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Welcome to Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V) 2.0. MED-V 2.0 uses Windows Virtual PC to provide an enterprise solution for desktop virtualization. By using MED-V, you can easily create, deliver, and manage corporate Windows Virtual PC images on any Windows-based desktop running Windows 7 Professional, Enterprise, or Windows 7 Ultimate.

MED-V is an integral component of the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack, a dynamic solution available to Software Assurance customers, which helps reduce software installation costs, enables delivery of applications as services, and helps manage and control enterprise desktop environments.

For more information about how to perform MED-V tasks, use the following sections.

In This Section

Getting Started with MED-V

Planning for MED-V

Deployment of MED-V

Operations for MED-V

Troubleshooting MED-V

Security and Protection for MED-V

Technical Reference for MED-V


For more information about MED-V, see

Microsoft Windows Enterprise: Improving Virtual PCs with MED-V (