Windows PE Recovery Tools for Drive Encryption 10.3.2

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Issue/Introduction

This article contains information on using WinPE files with Symantec Drive Encryption 10.3.2 in a Windows Preinstallation Environment.
 

To obtain the WinPE files for Symantec Drive Encryption 10.4, see article TECH235067.

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 - Windows XP
  • 32-bit WinPE 2.0 - Windows Vista
  • 64-bit WinPE 2.0 - Windows Vista
     
  • 32-bit WinPE 3.0 - Windows 7
  • 64-bit WinPE 3.0 - Windows 7
     
  • 32-bit WinPE 4.0 - Windows 8
  • 64-bit WinPE 4.0 - Windows 8
     
  • 32-bit WinPE 5.0 - Windows 8.1
  • 64-bit WinPE 5.0 - Windows 8.1
     
  • 32-bit WinPE for Windows 10
  • 64-bit WinPE for Windows 10
     

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 Technical Note also covers customizing BartPE or BartPE-based tools, however this 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 Drive Encryption 10.3.0.

For additional information on Windows PE and Symantec Drive Encryption, see article TECH215515.

 

Attachments

Tech Note Customizing the Windows PE for PGP_WDE 10.3_v20150806.pdf get_app
Symantecpe-10.3.2MP9.zip get_app
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