Using ThinkVantage Technologies: Volume 2 Maintaining and Recovering Client Systems

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 03 February 2006

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ISBN-10: 0738494100
ISBN-13: 9780738494104
IBM Form #: SG24-7107-00
(950 pages)

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Authors: Byron Braswell, Lucas Biggers, James Cowles, Håkon Fosshaug, Johan Freidlitz, Keith Gedrose, Chris Holland, David Kohler, Jamel Lynch, Yossi Soberano, Goran Wibran, Eleanor Howard, Syed Irfan, Ive Mattheessens, Dudley Miller, Guy Varendonck, John Zywicki


ThinkVantage Technologies bring your PCs one step closer to being self-configured, self-optimizing, self-protecting, and self-healing, to help save you time and money throughout the life of your systems. In short, ThinkVantage Technologies let you focus your attention on your business, rather than on your computer.

This IBM Redbooks publication helps you maintain, recover, and secure the ThinkVantage Technologies on Lenovo, IBM, and third-party desktops, and mobile computers.

ThinkVantage Technologies covered in the book include:

  • Rescue and Recovery with Antidote Delivery Manager V3.0
  • System Information Center V1.2
  • Software Delivery Center V1.1
  • ThinkVantage Productivity Center V1.01
  • Client Security Software V5.4
  • Client Security Solution V6
  • Fingerprint reader V4.6
  • ThinkVantage System Update V1

This is Volume 2 of a two-volume set of ThinkVantage Technologies Redbooks. Be sure to look for the first volume: Using ThinkVantage Technologies Volume 1: Creating and Deploying Client Systems, SG24-7106.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery 3.0
Chapter 3. IBM System Information Center
Chapter 4. IBM Software Delivery Center
Chapter 5. ThinkVantage Productivity Center
Chapter 6. Client Security Software 5.4
Chapter 7. Client Security Solution V6
Chapter 8. Fingerprint reader
Chapter 9. ThinkVantage System Update
Appendix A. Rescue and Recovery additional information
Appendix B. Alternate SQL database for System Information Center
Appendix C. Software Delivery Center and System Information Center coexistence
Appendix D. System Information Gatherer scan uploads

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