Symantec Installation Manager (SIM) Hotkeys


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Management Platform (Formerly known as Notification Server)




Symantec Installation Manager (SIM) provides the following hotkeys or key combinations that can assist in troubleshooting installation problems:

Description Key Combination SIM Interface Location
 Show all installed components, including partial solution installations Ctrl + Shift + P  Installed Products view
Show Product Listing as interpreted by SIM Ctrl + Shift + X Install New Products view
Show packages and hidden products that will also be installed Ctrl + Shift + H Selected Products and Features view
Show verbose reason as to why a greyed out item is unavailable Ctrl + Shift + V Install New Products, Update Products, Create Install Package views
Show MSIs to be installed: switching between the product and the package view Ctrl + Shift + P Installation Summary view
Switches between the installation order and
the alphabetical order view
Ctrl + Shift + S
Installation Summary view
Show optional installed components (documentation, language packs, and migration) and allow you to repair or uninstall them Ctrl + Shift + O Installed Products view