Windows PE & BartPE Tools for Symantec Encryption Desktop 10.3.1

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Issue/Introduction

This article contains information on the WinPE files when using Symantec Encryption Desktop 10.3.1 in a Windows Preinstallation Environment version 2.0.
 

Resolution

The Windows Preinstallation Environment (WinPE) is widely used by IT professionals in Windows environments for installation tasks, deployment, maintenance, troubleshooting, diagnosis and recovery.

See the attached Technical Note which provides instructions for creating the following types of WinPE images:

  • 32-bit WinPE 1.x
  • 32-bit WinPE 2.0
  • 64-bit WinPE 2.0

 

In addition, it includes instructions for integrating the Symantec Drive Encryption driver into:

  • IBM Lenovo ThinkPad Rescue and Recovery 3.0 and above
  • Microsoft Windows XP Recovery Console

 

The instructions in the guides for customizing the BartPE or BartPE-based tools was a feature that worked in early versions of Symantec Drive Encryption, but have not been supported for versions 9.12 and beyond and are no longer supported.

 

Note: Support for 64-bit WinPE was first introduced with Symantec Encryption Desktop 10.3.0.

 


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Tech Note Customizing the Windows PE for Encryption.pdf get_app
Symantecpe-10.3.1MP1.zip get_app
Symantecpe-10.3.1.zip get_app