Updating a virtual software layer
After you create a virtual software layer, you can update the layer with an update or patch. For example, if you have a layer for Microsoft Office, you can update it when an update or patch is released for Office.
See About updating a virtual software layer
You can also use this option to update a layer to add an application to an existing layer.
See Adding an application to an existing layer
After you update a layer, export the layer to create a new layer archive file.
See Exporting a virtual software layer to an archive file
To update a virtual software layer
Start the SWV Admin tool.
In the SWV Admin tool, on the File menu, click .
On the first dialog box, select the layer and click .
On the second dialog box, do the following:
Use global capture only if you cannot properly capture the update with single program capture. With global capture, you must manually run the update.
Click and select the update file.
A rotating icon appears in the system tray.
To capture the installation, work through the installation dialog boxes to complete the capture.
You must exit all processes that the installation starts (for example, a system tray application) before the capture process is complete.
See Creating a layer patch to update a virtual software layer