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Can we install SEP client in Windows 8

Created: 29 Oct 2012 • Updated: 03 Apr 2014 | 6 comments
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Hi All,

 

Can we install Symantec client 12.1RU1 MP1 in Windows 8, kindly provide the solution

 

Regards,

Mohan

 

 

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Ashish-Sharma's picture

HI,

12.1RU1 MP1  dows not support windows 8.

SEP 12 RU2 are supported windows 8.

SEP 12 RU2 Released date is 6 Nov 2012 as per site...

SEP 12.1.2 guides available

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/sep-1212-guides-available

Check date..

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=releasedetails&key=54619

Check this thread

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/sep-ru2-release

Thanks In Advance

Ashish Sharma

 

 

Chetan Savade's picture

Hello,

Windows 8 will be supported in SEP 12.1 RU2 & it's due for released.

Probably it might release on November 6th. 

Go through following article to know more about it.

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=releasedetails&key=54619

About Windows 8 and Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH174348

You can test SEP and Windows 8 using SEP 12.1 RU2 beta version.

https://symbeta.symantec.com/login.html

Chetan Savade
Technical Support Engineer, Endpoint Security
Enterprise Technical Support
CCNA | CCNP | MCSE | SCTS |

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SOLUTION
Mithun Sanghavi's picture

Hello,

SEP 12.1 RU1 MP1 does not support Windows 8 machines.

Check this Similar query - https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/symantec-endpoint-protection-121-ru1-mp1-windows-8-compatibility

Windows 8 is supported in SEP 12.1 RU2.

The Release is due by November 6th. Check this - 

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=releasedetails&key=54619

Secondly, Check this Article:

About Windows 8 and Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH174348

Incase, if you are interested in Beta Testing for SEP 12.1 RU2, check this :

https://symbeta.symantec.com/callout/?callid=1D5D3DD349C248E69B13977DA4DBF426

In order to be considered for this program you must be registered with Symbeta.  If you are already registered, log in with your username and password.  If you have not yet registered, you will need to create a Symbeta account and provide the necessary information. 

Hope that helps!!

Mithun Sanghavi
Senior Consultant
MIM | MCSA | MCTS | STS | SSE | SSE+ | ITIL v3

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_Brian's picture

You can with SEP 12.1.2 which is due out November 6th. See this:

https://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?pa...

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Mithun Sanghavi's picture

Hello,

Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1. RU2 is Released Today.

You may find the Latest Release of Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.RU2 from: https://fileconnect.symantec.com/

Upgrade and Migration paths

Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2 (RU2) can upgrade seamlessly over the following:

  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.1101.401 (RU1 MP1)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.1000.157 (RU1)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.671.4971 (RTM)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.x (can be upgraded to enterprise version only)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition 12.0

Reference:

Latest Symantec Endpoint Protection Releases - Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1. RU2

Note: If incase you do not see the SEP 12.1 RU2 Release on Fileconnect, you may see the same in few days on your Fileconnect Account.

Hope that helps!!

Mithun Sanghavi
Senior Consultant
MIM | MCSA | MCTS | STS | SSE | SSE+ | ITIL v3

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Chetan Savade's picture

Hi,

In case you see SEP 12.1 RU2 available for download then it might be in English Edition only.

For local languages you might have to wait for few more days. (Probably till 30th Nov'12)

Chetan Savade
Technical Support Engineer, Endpoint Security
Enterprise Technical Support
CCNA | CCNP | MCSE | SCTS |

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