Frequently Asked Questions about Worry-Free Business Security (WFBS) 8.0

Solution ID Last Updated
1095852 Feb. 26, 2013 7:25 AM (PST)

Product / Version Platform
Worry-Free Business Security Standard/Advanced - 8.0;
Windows - 2003 Enterprise, 2003 Server R2, 2003 Small Business Server, 2003 Small Business Server R2, 2003 Standard, 2008 Enterprise, 2008 Essential Business Server, 2008 Server R2, 2008 Small Business Server, 2008 Standard, 2011 Small Business Server Essentials, 2011 Small Business Server Standard, 2012 Enterprise, 2012 Server Essentials, 2012 Web Server Edition, 7 32-bit, 7 64-bit, 8 32-bit, 8 64-bit, Vista 32-bit, Vista 64-bit, XP Home, XP Professional, XP Tablet PC

Problem Description

Get answers to common questions about WFBS 8.0, including information about new features, installation and configuration.


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What important documentation for WFBS 8.0 do I need and where can I find them?

The following resources are available for WFBS 8.0:
To download these documents, click the links below, and then expand the More details link:


What's new in WFBS 8.0?

WFBS provides new and improved features. For more information about these features, refer to this article: New features and enhancements in WFBS 8.0.


What are the system requirements for WFBS 8.0?

To find out if your computer meets the system requirements of WFBS 8.0, refer to this rticle: System Requirements for WFBS 8.0


What are the supported upgrade paths to WFBS 8.0?

WFBS 8.0 supports upgrades from any of the following WFBS Standard or WFBS Advanced versions:
  • WFBS 7.x (7.0 and 7.0 SP1)
  • WFBS 6.x (6.0, 6.0 SP1, 6.0 SP2, and 6.0 SP3)
To get recommended steps on for upgrading lower versions of WFBS to version 8.0, refer to this article: Upgrading lower versions of Worry-Free Business Security (WFBS) to version 8.0


Which previous settings of WFBS can I preserve when I reinstall or upgrade to version 8.0?

You need to back up specific files and folders of WFBS before reinstalling or upgrading to WFBS 8.0. For more information, refer to this article: Important files to back up before upgrading to WFBS


What are the known issues in WFBS 8.0?

To learn about the known issues in WFBS 8.0, refer to this article: Known Issues in WFBS 8.0


What are the requirements when deploying in an IPv6 environment?

To know the requirements you need to meet before deploying in an IPv6 environment, refer to this article: IPv6 Requirements for WFBS 8.0


What are the steps in upgrading lower versions of WFBS to version 8.0?

To learn how you can upgrade your existing WFBS to version 8.0, refer to this article: Upgrading lower versions of Worry-Free Business Security (WFBS) to WFBS 8.0

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