Getting Started with Windows Vista Application Compatibility Testing
Microsoft whitepaper in Word Format that provides an overview of the application compatibility testing process, and where to begin.
to test a single machine for Windows Vista compatibility issues
Using a free tool from Microsoft, admins in small companies can easily test a PC for application and hardware compatibility with Windows Vista.
Free tools bring enterprise compatibility testing to Windows Vista
Application compatibility is a major issue for large companies planning a migration to Vista. Fortunately, Microsoft designed its free tool, Application Compatibility Manager, to help large enterprises test for Vista compatibility issues before making the upgrade.
How To Manage Windows Vista Application Compatibility
Great introductory article on resolving basic Vista compatibility issues including version checking, UAC, 16 bit applications, as well as an overview of Vista's built in compatibility features.
Source: Information Week
Testing applications for Vista Compatibility
In depth six part series by Brien Posey covering the Windows Upgrade Advisor and the Application Compatibility Toolkit.
Preparing applications for Windows Vista migration
Preparing applications is the biggest part of any move to a new Windows operating system, especially Windows Vista. Because most organizations run up to several hundred applications on their desktops, testing and validating, repackaging and performing quality assurance on these applications requires significant
Avoiding software conflicts in a Windows Vista migration
Before considering a Vista rollout, take an inventory of existing applications to determine how well they will work under the new operating system.