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Altiris Inventory Plug-in 7.1.7580 in Windows 8

Created: 06 Sep 2012 • Updated: 08 Sep 2012 | 3 comments
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We have Altiris CMS with Inventory solution Plug-in version 7.1.7580

we have test it in Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200) but the inventory solution cannot be installed on the machine.

Please help.



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KSchroeder's picture

Windows 8 is not supported until 7.5 release later this year.

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Pascal KOTTE's picture

Hum, late plan ?

Our customers expectation of the support from a "computer management platform", with a "strategic partnering with Microsoft" as said from Symantec: they are feeling normal to wait for a maximum 1 month after the official out of the new OS version.

They do not plan to migrate immediatly, and probably wait a sp1, but they start "pilot", and if starting "pilot" without Altiris agent, how can they deploy their softwares ? Manually ? Yes they will do, but not happy with that !!

When will be later this year ? The official out of Windows 8: 26th October, well if 7.5available before 26th November we will be in the target :)

~Pascal @ Do you speak French? Et utilisez Altiris: venez nous rejoindre sur le GUASF