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new blog entry 24 Apr 2015
After a Internet Explorer 11 deployment, when opening Internet Explorer the first time, there is a request to set IE11 as the default web browser. You can avoid this annoying request simply by changing a value in the register. Open REGEDIT and navigate to  HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\MAIN Set the “Check_Associations” value to “No“.  If you don’t see ...
updated discussion 17 Apr 2015
I've looked around, but haven't seen anyone with this issue, so I'm wondering what I'm missing. I built an IE 8 .xpf file (I'm on v7.5.749 of SWV and SWS) using the latest Layer Definition Tool (1.0.19.0), and it works just fine for the most part on our standard Win7 64-bit SP1 machines.  The issue is when I try to launch Windows Media Player to play any media.  I get a "Class not ...
new idea 16 Apr 2015
Hello all, I noticed that if you have a GROUP A which is provisioned for a specific application and you have a GROUP B which is a member of GROUP A (so all memebers of GROUP B are also provisioned for that application) and you look up group provisioning for GROUP B on console, application name will not be shown in bold as it is for example if you look up a user who is a member of a group ...
new blog entry 10 Apr 2015
Winaero Tweaker is a universal tweaker software which supports Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and the upcoming Windows 10. Winaero Tweaker has an easy to use user interface to access all the features from a single app. This portable tool has several functions to change hidden options, for example allows to customize specific features of the Windows operating system like the Drive letters ...
updated discussion 26 Mar 2015
Hi I work for Jp Morgan Asset management team. Can any one provide me the End of Support dates of product ' Workspace Virtualization Agent' for versions 6.40 and 7.5? Thanks, Deepak G.
new blog entry 24 Mar 2015
Internet is not a safe world and your webcam is vulnerable. It can be remotely activated wihout any notice. Also, most hackers take control of your webcam and make videos and take pictures of you without your knowledge. The best suggestion is disable the webcam when it is not used. The WebCam On-Off tool allow you to easily manage your webcam, in fact in just one click you are able to enabled ...
updated discussion 17 Apr 2015
I've looked around, but haven't seen anyone with this issue, so I'm wondering what I'm missing. I built an IE 8 .xpf file (I'm on v7.5.749 of SWV and SWS) using the latest Layer Definition Tool (1.0.19.0), and it works just fine for the most part on our standard Win7 64-bit SP1 machines.  The issue is when I try to launch Windows Media Player to play any media.  I get a "Class not ...
updated discussion 26 Mar 2015
Hi I work for Jp Morgan Asset management team. Can any one provide me the End of Support dates of product ' Workspace Virtualization Agent' for versions 6.40 and 7.5? Thanks, Deepak G.
updated discussion 12 Mar 2015
I have SVW 7.5.770 and virtualized IE8. On local PC with Windows 7 x86 I have default browser IE9. IE8 and IE9 are working correct. But when I try to open link (for example from word document) it is opening in IE8 instead of default IE9 Did someone have similar problem?  
updated discussion 15 Dec 2014
Hello Guys, We have a client that is interested with SWV but not on CMS as they have BigFix already in the system. Have anyone tried/test deploying SWV agent and XPF files on BigFix? Please spare me as I am asking for procedures on BigFix here on Symantec Connect :P Thank you in advance!
new article 10 Mar 2015
In Windows 8 sono disponibili diverse scorciatoie da tastiera che consentono di eseguire rapidamente maggiori funzioni del sistema operativo. Alcune di queste scorciatoie sono molto simili a quelle già presenti in Windows 7 ma in aggiunta a queste già presenti sono disponibili delle altre funzioni specifiche per Windows. I tasti di scelta rapida sono combinazioni di due o più tasti che è ...
new article 18 Feb 2015
There are many Keyboard Shortcuts helpful to manage quickly your Windows 8 computer.  Some of these shortcuts are very similar to those of Windows 7 but Windows 8 has added a lot of shortcuts for easier navigation.   CTRL commands in Windows 8 : CTRL + A : Select All objects CTRL + B : Bold highlighted text CTRL + C : Copy selected objects CTRL + D : Create a Bookmark CTRL + E : ...
updated article 08 Oct 2014
In ogni computer Windows sono normalmente installati numerosi programmi che nel corso del tempo richiedono un aggiornamento a seguito delle più recenti versioni rilasciate dai produttori. Installare questi aggiornamenti costituisce una pratica di buona gestione del proprio computer in quanto aituo a migliorare il funzionamento complessivo del programma ma anche come aspetto non secondario a ...
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 ...
new blog entry 24 Apr 2015
After a Internet Explorer 11 deployment, when opening Internet Explorer the first time, there is a request to set IE11 as the default web browser. You can avoid this annoying request simply by changing a value in the register. Open REGEDIT and navigate to  HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\MAIN Set the “Check_Associations” value to “No“.  If you don’t see ...
new blog entry 10 Apr 2015
Winaero Tweaker is a universal tweaker software which supports Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and the upcoming Windows 10. Winaero Tweaker has an easy to use user interface to access all the features from a single app. This portable tool has several functions to change hidden options, for example allows to customize specific features of the Windows operating system like the Drive letters ...
new blog entry 24 Mar 2015
Internet is not a safe world and your webcam is vulnerable. It can be remotely activated wihout any notice. Also, most hackers take control of your webcam and make videos and take pictures of you without your knowledge. The best suggestion is disable the webcam when it is not used. The WebCam On-Off tool allow you to easily manage your webcam, in fact in just one click you are able to enabled ...
new blog entry 10 Mar 2015
 If you are looking for Google Chrome standalone offline installer, then you can find below the links for 32 bit and 64 versions. Google Chrome 32-bit (x86): 32-bit Google Chrome Offline Installer  (Single user account, 40MB) 32-bit Google Chrome Offline Installer  (All user accounts, 40MB) Google Chrome 64-bit (x64): 64-bit Google Chrome Offline Installer  (Single user ...
updated blog entry 24 Feb 2015
PingHurry è un programma dedicato alla visualizzazione del comando ping e trace route con visualizzazione in una finestra grafica ( flat o 3D ). PingHurry mette a disposizione uno strumento personalizzabile e agile che consente di eseguire dei controlli di connettività di rete con le funzioni di ping / trace / reverse lookup. Un valido programma utilizzabile da ...
updated blog entry 08 Jan 2015
InstalledDriversList è un programma portabile della NirSoft che consente di visualizzare una lista dettagliata dei drivers installati nel vostro sistema. Come è mostrato nella immagine seguente, per ogni driver sono visualizzate una serie di informazioni quali : nome del driver, nome visualizzato, descrizione, tipo di avvio, tipo driver, gruppo, nome del file, dimensioni, data di ...
updated blog entry 25 Nov 2014
Per verificare le versioni di Microsoft .NET installate nel computer,  la maniera più semplice è quella di eseguire da Pannello di Controllo - Programmi Installati dove sono riportate tutte le applicazioni installate. Questo metodo fornisce solamente una semplice visualizzazione di cosa è installato senza riportare nessuna altra informazioni quali le versioni mancanti o da ...
new blog entry 17 Oct 2014
FeedDemon is a nice RSS reader for Windows, I find it helpful to stay informed with my favorites websites. A nice tool to have on your computer... Features: Tagging - Assign your own keywords to items, making it easy to classify and locate articles you've previously read. Watches - Tell FeedDemon to let you know when your keywords appear in any feed you're subscribed to. Search Feeds - Get ...
new blog entry 17 Oct 2014
PingHurry is a nice that allows to run ping and trace route tools in a graph window ( flat or 3D view ), it accepts IP addresses and host names. If your job requires to do connectivity checks several times a day, then this is the right tool for you. With PingHurry a ping/trace/reverse lookup task is one hotkey away, just show/hide the PingHurry window by using the hotkey or system tray icon. ...
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 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 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 Symantec. De ...
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 29 Nov 2014
Hello All, This Video is to provide a simple overview into what is new in Symantec Workspace Streaming 7.5 in relation to the Streaming Server and Infrastructure.  Some of the new features are below.  What’s New in Symantec Endpoint Virtualization & Streaming 7.5? Significant Performance Improvements Windows 8 Support, Windows Server 2012 Windows SQL Server 2008 R2 Support, Windows ...
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 Symantec ...
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 16 Apr 2015
Hello all, I noticed that if you have a GROUP A which is provisioned for a specific application and you have a GROUP B which is a member of GROUP A (so all memebers of GROUP B are also provisioned for that application) and you look up group provisioning for GROUP B on console, application name will not be shown in bold as it is for example if you look up a user who is a member of a group ...
new idea 20 Mar 2015
Create a package/version level UnInstall Now button on the server. Allow more granularity for the Uninstall on Expiry option. Allow by hour and minute, not just day.
idea comment 16 Mar 2015
new idea 09 Feb 2015
Depending on the issue, currently you have to identify a client SessionID, time of incident, possibly Package GUID, and then check all the FE and DA logs to determne which server component(s) serviced this session and when to create a timeline and flow of events to complete the picture to help trouble an issue. My suggestion is to trace and document each session, from creation ...
updated idea 06 Feb 2015
Provide an easier, more automated way to Enable packages on FE's when moving to/from, or adding to Server Groups; instead of having to manually Enable each package and package version separately. Suggest you create a different interface and have an ENABLE ALL, or ENABLE SELECTED feature, where you can checkbox select just the package and package versions you want Enabled.
updated idea 30 Jan 2015
Add to future releases of Workspace Streaming/Virtualization: Enhanced Monitor>Active Users search/filtering capibility on the Admin Console. Add Application Name header and ability to search by Application Name under Monitor>Active Users Add multi level and wildcard searching and filtering ability Add ability to search/filter by ID, NAME, HOSTNAME, Servername, Last Login, ...
new idea 24 Oct 2014
We utilize both SWV and SWS and we would like to maintain the same package repository for both solutions but when a package is imported into the SWS console it creates a new folder with a GUID as the folder and package name making it impossible to identify what package is what. Could there be any way in the future that we could share a virtualized software repository between SWS and SWV ...