Beginning in version 14.1, the Reflection Virtual Desktop (RVD) utility is no longer available. (Version 13.0 through 14.0 SP7 are available for Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows NT only, but are not available for Windows Vista, Windows 2003 Server, or Windows XP.) This note describes the support status of RVD, and provides alternatives to RVD in Windows XP.
The installation program for Reflection 13.0 and higher automatically detects the computer's operating system and proceeds in the following manner based on which operating system is detected.
Note: Beginning in version 14.1, the Reflection Virtual Desktop (RVD) utility is no longer available.
In Windows Vista, Reflection X version 14.0 SP2 through 14.0 SP7 can be installed, but RVD will not install.
In Windows XP, Reflection 13.0 through 14.0 SP7 can be installed, but RVD will not install. If an earlier version of RVD is detected, it is automatically uninstalled during the upgrade.
In Windows 2000 or Windows NT, Reflection 13.0 through 14.x and RVD can be installed.
Attachmate Technical Support will continue to provide support for Reflection Virtual Desktop issues, pursuant to Attachmate’s product support lifecycle policies; however, this product is no longer being developed, and no patches or fixes will be provided.
For full information regarding the product lifecycle policy and terminology, see the Attachmate Product Support Lifecycle at http://support.attachmate.com/programs/lifecycle/.
Attachmate is in the process of evolving its products as the market evolves. As a result, several utilities are being phased out for the following reasons:
Some alternative options for Reflection Virtual Desktop are listed below. This is not an all-inclusive list and is provided only as a resource for users requiring alternative options for RVD. Note: Attachmate does not certify or endorse any third-party product.
Note: Microsoft's PowerToys are only supported on Windows XP.