How to Start Dell Data Protection Protected Workspace or Launch a New Protected Browser Window

How to Start Dell Data Protection Protected Workspace or Launch a New Protected Browser Window


Note: As of January 2018, Dell Data Protection | Protected Workspace has reached EOS and this article is no longer updated by Dell. For more information reference End of Life / End of Support Policy for Dell Data Security. For support on Dell Data Protection | Protected Workspace, reference How do I get Support For Dell Data Protection Protected Workspace.

This article describes how to start Dell Data Protection | Protected Workspace or launch a new protected browser window.


Affected Products:

Dell Data Protection | Protected Workspace




To start the Protected Workspace product or to launch a new protected browser window within the secure container, double-click on the Protected Workspace icon on the desktop.

If the product is not running, clicking on the desktop icon will display a "Preparing protected environment" notification as a secure container is created. Once that process has finished, a protected browser window will be displayed.

To indicate that the Protected Workspace product is running, a system tray icon showing the Protected Workspace Enterprise logo is displayed in the system tray.

Applications running in the Protected Workspace secure container will have a customizable border color that outlines application window. This is to help the user distinguish between an unprotected applications and those running in the secure container.

The following screenshot displays a protected Internet Explorer with a green border.



Article ID: SLN296753

Last Date Modified: 09/14/2019 08:39 AM


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