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File information of program files (x86) folder is not received while running gather File Inventory Task.
Article ID: 169705
When running a Gather File Inventory Task with 2 Folders included specified:
program files and program files x86 we only receive file information for program files Folder and program files x86 is skipped.
Steps to reproduce:
Create a Gather Inventory Task.
In Advanced tab Select File Properties Scan Settings.
Drives: Local Drives
Folders: Delete All and create for + Include For -- > %Program Files (x86)% Check For Scan sub-folders.
Add another one.
Folders: Delete All and create for + Include For -- > %Program Files % Check For Scan sub-folders.
Target the client machine.
Check for the results.
Inventory Solution 8.1 Release Update (RU)1
This issue is currently reported to Symantec Development and a fix will be included in next release.
Workaround: Run Gather Inventory Task separately to have the information from both program files and program files (x86) folders appear.