Windows OS Optimization Tools was a VMware’s Fling and this free tool has been productized now. Windows “OS Optimization Tool For VMware Horizon” will be official Horizon’s components from VMware Horizon 2111.
What’s Windows OS Optimization Tool for VMware Horizon?
The Windows OS Optimization Tool for Horizon makes it easy to apply configuration settings to desktops and servers. It includes settings to optimize the following Windows operating systems for both desktops and servers that reside in the data center and in the cloud:
- Windows 11
- Windows 10
- Windows Server 2022
- Windows Server 2019
The Windows OS Optimization Tool for Horizon optimizes virtual desktops and RDSH servers for Horizon, and Horizon Cloud.
- The Windows OS Optimization Tool for Horizon is not compatible with Windows 7, 8.1, Server 2012, Server 2012 R2, and Server 2016. An older version of the OS Optimization Tool (b1130) is available to download from the VMware Flings site to use on these OS versions.
- The optimization information in this guide does not pertain to Windows XP or Windows 7, which Microsoft no longer supports. For more information, see the Windows XP Deployment Guide.
The Windows OS Optimization Tool for Horizon helps with three key steps in this process: