|UPDATED: ConfigureCaptureMachine - Preparing An Application Capture Reference Machine|
Appendix A of Microsoft's App-V 4.5 Sequencing Guide has 12 pages of screenshots that comprise two of their three best practice configuration steps for a sequencing machine. These steps are good for any type application capture - whether you are doing traditional application packaging or virtualization with any product. We've scripted those steps for you. (WKU2ANAAY3Z6)These best practice preconfigurations will work for all of these tools:
The basic best practices are:
This scripted solution does all of the above for you and works on both XP and Windows 7. The services configuration is customizable by changing the control file used for our WinServicesOptimizer.vbs tool.
Use the comment form to let us know if you have other procedures you use to prepare your Application Capture reference machine - we might even be able to work it into the script!