Additional Product and Documentation Resources
Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Vista
The following sections provide links to resources and reference material for the Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) and its associated technologies.
Information Related to the Application Compatibility Toolkit
ACT download page. Check here for updates and the latest news about ACT.
ACT discussion group. Exchange ACT tool-related information with other people around the world in this news forum.
The .NET Framework 3.5. Go here for information about the .NET Framework, which is required to run ACT.
Microsoft SQL Server 2008. Microsoft SQL Server database software is required if you decide to take full advantage of the ACT features. Visit the SQL Server 2008 home page for product information, technical resources, and support.
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Express Edition. Download a free version of SQL Server Express, with its management tools, if you are not already running SQL Server.
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007. The latest version of the Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager. Visit the Configuration Manager 2007 home page for product information, technical resources, and support.
Microsoft Application Verifier. The latest version of the Application Verifier, which is required by the Standard User Analyzer tool.
Windows® Virtual PC home page. Learn about Windows® Virtual PC and its potential for fixing compatibility issues.
Information About Application Compatibility
Application Compatibility home page. Go here for general application compatibility information, including videos, key resources, advice, and technical guidance.
Windows Developer Center home page. Get information about the Windows 7 SDK, including how to develop your application, how to get help with compatibility issues, and other development-related content.
Information About Windows Deployment
Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2010. Download the latest version of the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT), to assist with image creation and automated installation, and to reduce deployment time, standardize desktop and server images, limit service disruptions, reduce post-deployment help desk costs, and improve security and ongoing configuration management.
Windows Automated Installation Kit (Windows 7). Download the set of tools and documentation that enable you to automate Windows installations, capture Windows images with ImageX, configure and modify images using Deployment Imaging Servicing and Management (DISM), create Windows PE images, and migrate user profiles and data with the User State Migration Tool (USMT).
Microsoft Windows Web site. Visit the Windows home page for product information, technical resources, and support.