Symantec Endpoint Encryption Removable Storage 8.2.0 - Resolved Issues.


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Endpoint Encryption


This article details the release notes for Symantec Endpoint Encryption Removable Storage 8.2.0 including all Maintenance Packs.



Issues resolved in 8.2.0 MP2

  • Resolved the issue where the process use to fail when a user tried to encrypt a file when prompted while dragging from a network share to the SSERS Access Util. [2550379]
  • Resolved the issue where with the RS Device Plugged in, the user could access the encrypted files without have to enter the decryption password. [2550756]
  • Resolved the issue where while using the SEE-RS Access Utility to open an encrypted file on non-SEERS machines, the application created an unencrypted copy of the file in the temp folder. Depending on the on the application that was used to open the file, SEE-RS Access Utility left the unencrypted copy in the temp folder.[2567743]
  • Resolved the SEE–RS installation failure issue found on HP Compaq 8000 Elite. [2599336]
  • Resolved the issue where after SEE-RS rollback the msxml6.dll got unregistered thus causing Office Communicator to crash when launched. [2655148]


Issues resolved in 8.2.0 MP1

  • A policy can now be set not to copy autorun.inf to removable media along with the Removable Storage Access Utility for Windows, thus preventing the utility from launching automatically, which triggers an error on a Removable Storage-protected computer. The policy applies not only to removable devices but also to CDs and DVDs burned by the Removable Storage CD/DVD Burner application. (See Additional Information in the Release Notes for more instruction.) [MA22130, MA24258]
  • Files encrypted with Symantec Endpoint Encryption Removable Storage 8.x can now be read by Symantec Endpoint Encryption Removable Storage 7.0.x. (See Additional Information in the Release Notes for more instruction.)[MA23994]
  • After upgrading to Symantec Endpoint Encryption from a GuardianEdge version, users can now decrypt files encrypted under a Certificates only policy.[MA24174]
  • Copying an existing file from an external hard drive and pasting it onto the same drive no longer causes the attached Symantec Endpoint Encryption Removable Storage-protected computer to experience a blue-screen error under Windows 7. [MA24135]
  • Selected check-box values on dialog boxes are now saved and applied. [MA24182]


Issues resolved in 8.2.0

  • Attempts to access encrypted PST files on USB flash drives no longer cause occasional blue screens. [MA23447]
  • Removable Storage now encrypts files with names that begin with the $ symbol. [MA23531]
  • Third party utilities can no longer be used to recover unencrypted copies of files that were encrypted using the Removable Storage Access Utility for Windows. [MA24001]