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WHAT’S ALL THE FUSS ABOUT? After a 12 year run, Microsoft is discontinuing support for Windows XP [http://windows.microsoft.com/en-IN/windows/end-support-help], and this has a lot of people worried since Windows XP is still a widely deployed operating sy...
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Currently at this time WINSelect does not support the Microsoft Edge browser. Control of the browser including, but not limited to, network control and the ability to restrict access to portions of the application itself are not currently able to be app...
OVERVIEW Customers running Anti-Executable Enterprise or WINSelect Enterprise on Windows 10 may experience issues with using the keyboard or mouse on the client workstations after upgrading to the Windows 10 Anniversary Edition (Build 1607). WORKAROUND...
Below is a table outlining the system requirements for Faronics Core for deployments of specific size ranges. CORE CONSOLE SERVER Deployment Size 0 - 500 2000 -5000 10,000 + Processor P4 2.8 GHZ + Core 2 Duo 2.4 + / Core 2 Quad 2.4 + Du...
PROBLEM: On machine with freshly installed or upgraded Windows 8.1 IE 11 does not respect network restrictions setup in Faronics WINSelect. SOLUTION: To make the WINSelect network restriction feature compatible with IE 11 on Windows 8.1 following Wi...
WINSelect does not officially support it's use with Office 365 and customers may experence some issues when using Office 365 on machines running WINSelect. When using Office 365 on a workstation protected by WINSelect the users will need to ensure that ...
OVERVIEW The installation of Microsoft Update KB2840628 results in the Core Server no longer being able to start. DETAILS The recent Microsoft patch KB2840628 has been identified as causing an issue when Faronics Core attempts to access it's d...
SYMPTOM Firefox will not load paged properly once WINSelect is enabled when the "Prevent opening of files or folders from the address bar" is selected and enabled. ISSUE Firefox maintains a number of files on the disk that retain user preferen...
SYMPTOMS On Apple workstations running Microsoft Windows through Boot Camp the Storage Space / ThawSpaces may not mount on the system in a timely manner. PROBLEM During an update to the Boot Camp drivers Apple included some changes to allow workstatio...
When using WINSelect in Kiosk mode users may be unable to close tabs that have been opened during the user session. This is a known issue that is related to changes that where required to make it possible to prevent the closing of the IE window during t...
To find workstations reporting to Faronics Core that do not have a specific product installed a user defined filter will need to be created. * Right click on your user defined group and select _Add/Edit Dynamic Filter_. * In the Dynamic Filter dialo...
Versions of WINSelect prior to version 7.43 could have problems with launching applications from a Citrix server. Version 7.43 resolves this issue and Faronics reccomends that users running Citrix and WINSelect update to the latest version of the software...
Versions of WINSelect prior to version 7.43 could interfere with the ability to change the volume settings on a Windows workstation. Version 7.43 resolves this issue, customers should update to the latest revision of the software if they are affected.
Faronics products are designed to be deployed using their own native tools. We do provide a set of options that can push an install to workstations using 3rd party tools. Any tool that can run commands remotely on a workstation is capable of deploying Far...
When WINSelect is configured to block hotkeys, specifically the WINDOWS-L key combination, the ability of the workstation to enter into a locked state will be disabled. This will show with the following behaviours; * Workstations will not prompt for p...
License keys for Faronics Products are specific to the version of the software that is being installed and will only function for the release that they where generated for and any previous release. For example, a license key for Deep Freeze 7.2 will wor...
Yes, WINSelect Enterprise can be centrally configured and administered via the Faronics Core Console or through Deep Freeze Cloud.
Yes. In the WINSelect Administrator on the 'Desktop & Windows Taskbar' node you must check 'Prevent Right click on Desktop' and hide the Recycle bin. On the Hotkeys node check the Delete key and on the System node check 'Disable Drag and Drop'.
Unfortunately WINSelect does not support Java runtime web browsers and applications such as Opera, OpenOffice, or StarOffice.
WINSelect does not block pop-up windows for Internet Explorer. Pop-up windows retain the same Policy and Kiosk settings as the parent window. WINSelect functions correctly with other pop-up window blocking systems or add-ons.
Use of the WINSelect template will allow you to export all WINSelect settings to another installation of the product. *Note that passwords cannot be copied from one workstation to the next and must be entered manually or via the Core Console for Enterpr...
You can block the type of files extension specific to the MS Office application under the Drives and File Extensions node in the Administrator.
WINSelect 7 is not found in Add/Remove Programs. It can only be uninstalled using the .msi installation file. WINSelect Enterprise can also be uninstalled from the Faronics Core Console.
No! You can simply enter the provided License Key after purchase and WINSelect will become a licensed version without reinstallation.
WINSelect supports the 32- and 64-bit editions of the following operating systems; * Windows XP SP3 * Windows Vista * Windows 7 * Windows 8 / Windows 8.1
Faronics Core is a management platform designed to provide administrators the ability to control their Faronics products from a single interface. It saves administrators effort and time in deploying Faronics products to thousands of workstations regardles...