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new discussion 09 Sep 2014
Hi All,   We have upgraded our production environment to 7.5 version and started rollout of agnet on workstations. Some critical applications are not working after upgrading the agent. Is there anyway to downgrade the agent from 7.5 to 6.1.8 as manual run is giving error "hogher version detected" as we don't want to re-stream all the streamed application on user's ...
updated blog entry 04 Sep 2014
Below are the most visited posts in the Endpoint Virtualization Community for August 2014 List of Run Commands in Windows 7 and 8 NoSleep.exe - Prevents Screensaver and PC Locking c:\Windows\System32 Files Explained Windows Installer Cleanup Utility Replaced Internet Explorer 9 for Windows 7 Layer Definition File How to Convert VMDK to VHD Virtual Disk Image Google Chrome Standalone ...
new discussion 09 Sep 2014
Hi All,   We have upgraded our production environment to 7.5 version and started rollout of agnet on workstations. Some critical applications are not working after upgrading the agent. Is there anyway to downgrade the agent from 7.5 to 6.1.8 as manual run is giving error "hogher version detected" as we don't want to re-stream all the streamed application on user's ...
updated discussion 26 Aug 2014
I used Symantec Workspace Virtualization Admin and Workspace composer created one package(.xpf) of Office 2013 with all available office updates. recently some new updates are published and I have to included these updates to the  package(.xpf).  I import the package(.xpf) to Symantec Workspace Virtualization Admin, and right click on the layer choose "Add to layer", ...
new discussion 25 Aug 2014
Workspace Virtualization 7.5 SP1 HF1 has problems with both local and global excludes that have been reported in this community for approaching 1 month with no Symantec response.  Refer to “Copied files disappear“ and “Exclude problems in SWV 7.5 SP1 HF1, including BSOD” The problems are: BSOD on reboot if drive letter that doesn’t exist is entered in the Global Exclude pane of the ...
updated discussion 11 Aug 2014
Hi, I am trying to virtualize Office 2007 for XP. It is working fine on “Symantec Workspace Virtualization Admin” but on the “Symantec Streaming Console”, I am facing the following issue. On the first launch (Any shortcut), the following prompt pop up and ask for reboot. Translation: You need to reboot the system in order to Office 2007 to function correctly. Computer is rebooted. You ...
updated discussion 11 Aug 2014
After I install either one of the version, I cannot boot to windows. My solution: boot to safe mode and uninstall SWV, then I can boot to windows normally. I install back 7.5.522 and everything work find now. Now, I want a solution on how to install SWV 7.5.760 x64 version on Windows 7 successfully.
new article 12 Aug 2014
We generally are installed various programs and tools in our Windows computer. It's always highly recommended and a best practice keep the  software running the latest version. In this way we avoid any specific security issues and have the most current features available to use. Understanding the version number of your software is the answer to discovering if you need to upgrade your ...
updated article 04 Jun 2014
Steps to Configure SWS with SQL Server on Windows Authentication Mode. On the SQL Database Server: 1. Configure a SQL 2008 R2 (or any other SWS supported SQL version) Server with Windows authentication alone (Default SA account will be disabled). 2. Identify one domain user and add it as sysadmin in the SQL 2008 Security Logins. This user will act as the super user who creates the DB schema ...
updated article 13 May 2014
This article explains how you can find Symantec Workspace Virtualization & Streaming 7.5 SP1 documentation on Symantec Knowledge Base. Symantec Workspace Virtualization & Streaming 7.5 SP1 release contains the following products: Symantec Workspace Streaming Symantec Workspace Virtualization Symantec Virtual Composer Below is a reference table to Symantec Workspace Virtualization & Streaming ...
updated article 12 May 2014
Hello All, I am very pleased to annouce that this week we have released the latest update for Symantec Workspace Streaming and Virtualization.  This release brings some very exciting new updates that not only simplifies application delivery and improves end user experience, enables VDI and BYOD. For example we have added the following: Windows 8.1 support Improved Virtual Composer Changed ...
updated article 28 Apr 2014
Links to our favorite Webcasts and Podcasts that discuss Symantec Workspace Virtualization and Workspace Streaming. Webcasts Preview of Workspace Virtualization and Streaming 7.5 SP1 Date: March 19, 2014 Guest Presenter: Joseph Carson   Using Symantec Workspace Streaming for Software License Management Date: May 22, 2013 Guest Presenters: Sree ...
updated article 25 Mar 2014
Hello All, Many thanks for attending last weeks webcast on Symantec Workspace Virtualization and Streaming with a review/recap on 7.5 and a Preview into what is coming in the upcoming release of 7.5 SP1.  I was very excited to see well over 100+ attendees on the live webcast and had many personal messeges on how exciting the upcoming features will benefit your organizations.  I have ...
updated blog entry 04 Sep 2014
Below are the most visited posts in the Endpoint Virtualization Community for August 2014 List of Run Commands in Windows 7 and 8 NoSleep.exe - Prevents Screensaver and PC Locking c:\Windows\System32 Files Explained Windows Installer Cleanup Utility Replaced Internet Explorer 9 for Windows 7 Layer Definition File How to Convert VMDK to VHD Virtual Disk Image Google Chrome Standalone ...
new blog entry 19 Aug 2014
OfficeIns from NirSoft is a portable freeware utility that lists all the Microsoft Office add-ins present on your computer. This tool is useful in case of issues with Microsoft Office add-ins ( i.e. add-ins can cause not to open Outlook or frequent non-responding issues when an add-in is running etc.). It shows the list of all installed add-ins for Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, ...
new blog entry 31 Jul 2014
InstalledDriversList è un programma portabile della NirSoft che consente di visualizzare una lista dettagliata dei drivers installati nel vostro sistema. Come mostrato nella immagine seguente, per ogni driver sono visualizzati : nome del driver, nome visualizzato, descrizione, tipo di avvio, tipo driver, gruppo, nome del file, dimensioni, data di creazione/modifica e informazioni sulla ...
new blog entry 29 Jul 2014
InstalledDriversList by NirSoft is a portable tool that lists all device drivers that are currently installed on your system. As shown in the image below, for every device driver is shown : Driver Name, Display Name, Description, Startup Type, Driver type, Driver Group, Filename, File Size, Modified/Created Time of the driver file, and version information of the driver file. Available ...
new blog entry 18 Jul 2014
Per conoscere la versione di Microsoft Office Version installata in un computer, vi sono alcune possibilità ( ad es. aprendo una applicazione Office, da pannello di controllo ecc.). Una soluzione specifica per risolvere questa esigenza ed avere un riassunto dettagliato del pacchetto Office installato è fornita dal programma ASoft Office Version Detector. Questo programma che può essere ...
updated blog entry 15 Jul 2014
Mantenere aggiornato il browser web è uno dei fattori che consentono di limitare al minimo i rischi di sicurezza del tuo computer. Un altro fattore di rischio comunemente sottovalutato è quello di tenere aggiornati anche i plug-in con l'ultima versione disponibile. Che cos’è un plugin?  I plugin permettono di visualizzare filmati, animazioni e giochi. Sono realizzati da aziende estranee ...
updated blog entry 10 Jul 2014
If you need to know the Microsoft Office Version installed in a computer, I suggest to try ASoft Office Version Detector, This simple portable tool, help you to discover the different versions of Microsoft Office that are installed on a machine. This tool shows the Version, Edition, Service Pack, Platform and if exists all installed applications. an interesting feature is the data can be ...
updated blog entry 01 Jul 2014
2Tware Convert VHD è un utile programma per convertire dischi virtuali di VMware VMDK in un formato Microsoft VHD. Questo tool è in grado di eseguire la conversione dei dischi virtuali creati per essere eseguiti con VMware in maniera da poterli testare anche con MIcrosoft Virtual PC. L'altra interessante caratteristica che lo contraddistingue è quella di eseguire anche la conversione di un ...
updated blog entry 19 Jun 2014
An excellent summary on how Symantec Workspace Virtualization and Streaming can help simplify and gain a better ROI on your investment in VDI, Application Virtualization and BYOD. Why limit your virtualization investment to the Data center! Application Virtualization Smackdown: analysis of Cameyo, Numecent, Microsoft, Spoon, Symantec and VMware by @PQRnl ...
updated blog entry 19 Jun 2014
  Okay, okay, so I might have been focusing more on the Endpoint Management side of things but, for those who are interested, you can find all the virtualisation information you need on the following website. symcdata.info/console/   Happy hunting.
updated download 17 Jul 2014
The Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP Base Layer Definition File creates a "Launch Layer" that can be used to invoke Internet Explorer 8 with the correct COM Clsids environment for Microsoft Office to view/open online attachments from a webpage opened through Virtualized Internet Explorer 8. NOTE: This base layer must be activated before the Internet Explorer 8 layer is ...
updated download 17 Jul 2014
The Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP Layer Definition File (LDF) provides a mechanism for customers of Symantec Workspace Virtualization to create the Virtual Application Layer and package without the need to capture the installation. Prerequisites - Symantec Workspace Virtualization v6.1 SP1 or greater - Symantec Workspace Virtualization Layer Definition Tool. ...
updated download 17 Jul 2014
The Internet Explorer 7 for Windows 7 Layer Definition File (LDF) provides a mechanism for customers of Symantec Workspace Virtualization to create the Virtual Application Layer and package without the need to capture the installation. Prerequisites - Symantec Workspace Virtualization v6.1 SP5 or greater. - Symantec Workspace Virtualization Layer Definition Tool. ...
updated download 17 Jul 2014
The Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP Layer Definition File (LDF) provides a mechanism for customers of Symantec Workspace Virtualization to create the Virtual Application Layer and package without the need to capture the installation. Prerequisites - Symantec Workspace Virtualization v6.1 SP1 or greater - Symantec Workspace Virtualization Layer Definition Tool. ...
updated download 17 Jul 2014
The Internet Explorer 6 for Windows 7 Layer Definition File (LDF) provides a mechanism for customers of Symantec Workspace Virtualization to create the Virtual Application Layer and package without the need to capture the installation. Prerequisites - Symantec Workspace Virtualization v6.1 SP5 or greater. - Symantec Workspace Virtualization Layer Definition ...
updated download 17 Jul 2014
The Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP Layer Definition File (LDF) provides a mechanism for customers of Symantec Workspace Virtualization to create the Virtual Application Layer and package without the need to capture the installation. Prerequisites - Symantec Workspace Virtualization v6.1 SP1 or greater - Symantec Workspace Virtualization Layer Definition Tool. ...
updated event 17 Jan 2013
Our fifth Virtualization and Streaming webcast will be held on Tuesday, February 5 at 12:00 pm (EST). The topic of this webcast will focus on a popular Connect article called "How to Set Up a Backend Failover Solution" for Workspace Streaming. Join this webcast to learn how to create a disaster recovery solution should a failure occur in the backend server system.   Don’t ...
new event 23 Oct 2012
For all Dutch Connect readers,   November 29th Symantec will have their annual technology day.   Graag wil ik u persoonlijk uitnodigen op onze Symantec Technology Day 2012. Vorig jaar is deze dag door onze klanten met een hoog cijfer beoordeeld. Dit jaar proberen we dit minimaal te evenaren. Tijdens deze dag maakt u in vogelvlucht kennis met de nieuwste inzichten en innovaties van ...
new event 01 May 2012
Confidently Virtualize Mission-critical Applications with Veritas Dynamic Multi-Pathing for VMware Speakers:  Raissa Tona, Senior Principal Product Marketing Specialist Chad Bersche, Principal Technical Product Manager Are you getting the I/O performance and availability you need from your VMware environment? Attend this webcast to learn how Veritas Dynamic Multi-Pathing improves ...
updated video 19 Jun 2014
Hello All, This is a basic overview on what integration you can do with Symantec Workspace Streaming and Symantec Client Management Suite.  It covers the following areas:   1.  Create Software Package for Symantec Workspace Streaming Agent 2.  Create Install Policies for Symantec Workspace Streaming Agent 3.  Deployment of Streaming Agent 4.  Running Tasks on ...
new video 12 May 2014
Hello All, Please find this video on how to configure the new Network Application mode part of the new functionality within Symantec Workspace Virtualization and Streaming 7.5 SP1.  This can be configured to point to any network location and stream applications directly without the need for any infrastructure. I hope you find this video very helpful. Kind Regards, Symantec Product ...
updated video 04 Sep 2013
Enable, Disable, or Isolate Applications Instantly.  Enhance Application Security and Reduce Risk. Oh no an application zero day vulnerability just came out and I need to take action.  No problem, simply turn the application off, or if you need the application on certain users machines due to productivity then isolate the application improving protection and mitigating any ...
new video 19 Jun 2013
Hello All, Please find a short how to video on creating your first virtual application for 7-Zip.  This is a simple video to help show the basics on using Symantec Virtual Composer 7.5. Any suggestions or feedback is welcome.  I will be creating further videos on more advanced virtual packaging.    
updated video 08 Feb 2013
Virtualizing iTunes is not the simplest thing to do, after this tutorial it will be. Click to view flash movie. Have Fun, FrankB Editor's note: Since this is a silent video you may want to have your iPod handy with a mix of your favorite classic hits playing.
updated video 08 Feb 2013
Firefox and addons, can they be virtualized together? Yes they can. Watch this video demonstration and see how it can be done. Quick and easy! Click to view flash video. Have Fun, FrankB Editor's note: This is a silent video. Set your iPod to shuffle and follow along.
updated video 08 Feb 2013
It's all about baby steps... virtualizing your first application, Firefox 3. Watch along and see how simple it is! Click to view flash movie. Have Fun, FrankB Editor's note: Get your iPod ready for this silent video. May I suggest "Fox on the Run" by The Sweet?
new idea 04 Oct 2013
Make IsolationRules to dynamic find the GUID it self with a kind of variable. Instead of having to enter the GUID of the layer you want to Isolate, it would be nice to use the Registry key name or a variable instead. This will also make it possible for the IsolationRules to use the new RW GUID that are created when during a reset of a layer. For RO layer it could be ID instead of ...
new idea 21 Aug 2013
It would be nice to have the ability to search for particular files and registry settings when editing a layer for Workspace Virtualization either via Virtual Composer or Admin tool.
new idea 05 May 2011
The idea here is to package the SVS runtime too along with .VSA Archive. Also instead of .VSA, make it as a single self-executable .EXE / .COM file where all the runtime/ temporary files are sandboxed. The biggest plus of this approach is you need not depend up the presence of SVS runtime in every client machines & need not worry about any traces / leftovers. This approach will make all the ...
new idea 13 Apr 2011
Hi, I have seen something that can be usefull and powerfull if it will be added in the next release of SWS suite:   When I would like to stream an application who as pdf link and Adobe is not streamed too, it show me shortcuts without icons, not so fine. Is it possible to link the non streamed application directly to the icon of the application dependence steam? Example: Before any ...