Support for Microsoft Windows 7 with ZENworks

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  • 15-Sep-2009
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Novell ZENworks 7 Desktop Management
Novell ZENworks 10 Configuration Management with Support Pack 2 - 10.2.1
Microsoft Windows 7


Is Microsoft Windows 7 supported on ZENworks?


Windows 7 is fully supported with ZCM 10.2.2 onwards - see " Update for ZENworks 10 Configuration Management SP2 (10.2.2)" at

There are no plans to support Microsoft Windows 7 as a managed platform in previous versions of ZENworks.

See KB 7007952 "Registration Error -21 for Windows 7 Service Pack 1 managed devices" for details of support for Windows 7 SP1

Additional Information

With ZCM 10.2.1, it is possible to register Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate, Professional, and Enterprise devices with the ZCM zone. For this version, Microsoft Windows 7 support is in an"experimental" phase, but Microsoft Windows 7 is not fully supported in that release of ZCM.