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FEATURE REQUEST: Add support for OPAL v2 Hardware Encryption on Windows 7 Machines


Article ID: 163457


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Endpoint Encryption


Currently, to take advantage of OPAL v2 Hardware Encryption with the Endpoint Encryption Drive Encryption product, the Operating System needs to be Windows 8.x or above. Windows 7 machines will Software Encrypt, even if the hardware is on the supported list. This Feature Request is to add support for OPAL v2 Encryption on Windows 7 Systems.

Please see TECH226779 for details on supported configurations for OPAL v2 with Symantec Endpoint Encryption version 11.x


Symantec Corporation is committed to product quality and satisfied customers. This Feature Request is currently being considered by Symantec Corporation to be addressed in a forthcoming version of the product. 

Technical Support filed a Feature Request to add this product feature. Note that a feature request is exactly that, a request. There is no committed date for this request from the Endpoint Encryption Product Management team, nor from the Endpoint Encryption Engineering team at this time.

Please be sure to refer back to this document periodically as any changes to the status of the request will be reflected here.