Unable to Scan Evaluation Versions of Windows

Version 4

    Purpose

     

    This document explains why you can't scan Evaluation versions of Windows

     

    Symptoms

     

    When trying to scan a Evaluation version of Windows, you see this:

     

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    Selecting the patch and viewing patch information gives you an error: Invalid patch/product definition detected"

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    Cause

     

    Shavlik Protect doesn't support evaluation versions of Windows. The primary reason for this is evaluation versions of Windows don't have publicly available patches.

     

    Resolution

     

    You can only patch Windows Evaluation versions via Windows Update.

     

    Affected Product(s)

     

    Shavlik Protect 9.x

    Shavlik SDK