How to Install the MED-V Workspace Packager

Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V) 2.0 includes a MED-V Workspace Packager, which the desktop administrator uses to create the MED-V workspace deployment packages that are distributed to the end users. The packager provides step-by-step guidance on how to create MED-V workspaces and contains wizards that help in the process.

Important
Before you start to run the wizards, make sure that you have a prepared VHD ready to install. For more information, see Prepare a MED-V Image.

This section provides step-by-step instructions for installing or repairing the MED-V Workspace Packager.

To install the MED-V Workspace Packager

  1. Locate the MED-V installation files that you received as part of your software download.

  2. Double-click the MED-V_WorkspacePackager_Setup installation file.

    The Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V) Workspace Packager Setup wizard opens. Click Next to continue.

  3. Accept the Microsoft Software License Terms, and then click Next.

  4. Select the destination folder for installing the MED-V Workspace Packager, and then click Next.

  5. To begin the installation, click Install.

  6. After the installation is completed successfully, click Finish to close the wizard.

    To verify that the installation of the packager was successful, click Start, click All Programs, click Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization, and then click MED-V Workspace Packager.

    For information about how to use the MED-V Workspace Packager, see Create a MED-V Workspace Package.

If the packager does not open as expected, you can try to repair the installation.

To repair the MED-V Workspace Packager installation

  1. Double-click the MED-V_WorkspacePackager_Setup installation file.

    The Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V) Workspace Packager Setup wizard opens. Click Next to continue.

  2. To repair errors that might have occurred in the installation, click Repair.

  3. To begin the repair process, click Repair again.

  4. After the repair is completed successfully, click Finish to close the wizard.

    To verify that the repair of the packager was successful, click Start, click All Programs, click Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization, and then click MED-V Workspace Packager.

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