Error Message "You have entered an invalid wild card sequence" observed, when trying to add web site under trusted sites in virtual IE6 on Microsoft Windows 7

Article:TECH170568  |  Created: 2011-09-27  |  Updated: 2011-12-08  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH170568
Article Type
Technical Solution

Product(s)

Issue



Regradless of entering correct information, the error message below observed.
It can be reproduced with following steps.

1. Active and start English virtual IE 6
2. In English virtual IE 6, go to
   [Tools] > [Internet Options...]
3. Click [Security] ->  [Sites...] button
4. Enter a valid patterns of web site under [Add this Web site to the zone:] text box
    e.g. *://*.microsoft.com
         NOTE: The pattern is listed on examples of valid patterns.
5. Click [Add]
6. Following error message will display.


Error




Environment



Symantec Workspace Virtualization (SWV) 6.1 SP7 and later created on Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise/Professional Edition x86 (No Service Pack).
 


Cause



Invalid wild card sequence. Missing security updates in KB2544521 and KB2559049.

 


Solution



Download latest LDF file from the URL below and recreate IE6 layer.
http://www.symantec.com/connect/downloads/internet-explorer-6-windows-7-layer-definition-file-japanese


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