Symantec pcAnywhere v.12.5 Host
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Product Information for Symantec pcAnywhere v.12.5 Host

Highlights for Symantec pcAnywhere v.12.5 Host

  • License Type:Complete Product
  • License Pricing:Standard
  • Package Type:Retail
  • License Quantity:1 User

Marketing Information

Access vital data and applications from anywhere. Symantec pcAnywhere 12.5, the world's leading remote control solution. The Host Standard License can be used by any customer to enable an additional computer to be remotely accessed from a system already running Symantec pcAnywhere.

General Information

  • Manufacturer: Symantec Corporation
  • Manufacturer Part Number: 14541090
  • Manufacturer Website Address:
  • Product Name: pcAnywhere v.12.5 Host
  • Product Type: Software
  • Brand Name: Symantec
  • Product Information

  • Software Sub Type: Remote Management
  • Software Name: pcAnywhere v.12.5 Host - Complete Product
  • Features:
  • Offers heterogeneous host platform support across Windows (now including Vista), Linux, and Mac OS X Universal; all hosts can also be accessed from Microsoft Pocket PC devices or Web browsers
  • Enables simple, secure connection to remote devices
  • Simplifies working across multiple platforms
  • Ensures high security with encryption and password protection
  • Smart card authentication:

  • Supports all PC/SC-compliant smart cards.
  • Native whiteboard support provides a two-way communication tool for a technician and an end user to collaborate. Standard drawing features are used to mark the screen for both users to see.
  • Simple and quick file transfer:

  • Use standard copy and paste commands to initiate file transfer.
  • Easy management of multiple sessions:

  • A dedicated tab displays thumbnails of all active sessions when multiple sessions are open. This thumbnail view allows users to jump directly to a session by clicking on the thumbnail or by navigating with keyboard shortcuts.
  • Support for multiple authentication types:

  • Now a single host configuration can use two authentication types. For example, Microsoft Active Directory users and local administrators can both authenticate to the same host.
  • Better performance in large Active Directory environments:

  • Searching for users in large Active Directory environments is less time-consuming. Users can be added directly through an edit box and validated. Local and administrator groups can be added to other authentication types.
  • More log details to meet compliance needs:

  • Logging, reporting, and notification have been enhanced. FQDN of computers in session, IP addresses, logged-in user names, keyboard and mouse status changes, and additional chat conversations are also logged.
  • Distribution Media/Method: CD-ROM
  • Software Main Type: Network & Communication
  • Platform Support: Intel-based Mac
  • Package Type: Retail
  • License Information

  • License Type: Complete Product
  • License Pricing: Standard
  • License Quantity: 1 User
  • Miscellaneous

    System Requirements


  • 233MHz or faster
  • PowerPC G4/ G5 or Intel
  • Operating System:

  • Windows Vista (Home Basic, Home Premium, Business, Enterprise, Ultimate)
  • Windows XP Home & Pro, Windows XP Tablet & Media Center Edition
  • Windows XP Embedded and WEPOS
  • Windows 2000 Pro/Server/Advanced Server
  • Windows 2003 Server (Standard & Enterprise)
  • Mac OS X 10.4 or later
  • Hard Disk:

  • 35 MB
  • Memory:

  • 128 MB RAM
  • Optical Drive:

  • Other:

  • Internet Explorer 6.0 with Service Pack 1 or later
  • Physical Characteristics