ThinkVantage Client Security Solution 8.21 for Windows Vista (32-bit, 64-bit), XP (32-bit) – ThinkCentre, ThinkPad, ThinkStation

NameOperating SystemVersionReleasedDownload
Client Security Solution 8.21 for Windows Vista (32-bit), XP (32-bit)
tvtcss82mr_0023ww.exe
66.5 MB
Windows Vista 32bit,
Windows XP,
Windows Vista 32bit,
Windows XP,
Windows Vista 32bit,
Windows XP
8.21.002309 Feb 2012 Download
Installation Instructions for Client Security Solution 8.21 for Windows Vista (32-bit), XP (32-bit)
tvtcss82mr_0023ww.txt
11 KB
Windows Vista 32bit,
Windows XP,
Windows Vista 32bit,
Windows XP,
Windows Vista 32bit,
Windows XP
8.21.002309 Feb 2012 Download
Client Security Solution 8.21 for Windows Vista (64-bit)
tvtcss82v64mr_0023ww.exe
93.26 MB
Windows Vista 64bit,
Windows Vista 64bit,
Windows Vista 64bit
8.21.002309 Feb 2012 Download
Installation Instructions for Client Security Solution 8.21 for Windows Vista (64-bit)
tvtcss82v64mr_0023ww.txt
11 KB
Windows Vista 64bit,
Windows Vista 64bit,
Windows Vista 64bit
8.21.002309 Feb 2012 Download

Consider the following before installing this code:
  • Client Security Solution 8.21 is only compatible with Rescue and Recovery 4.0 or later. Client Security Solution 8.2 can be over-installed on Client Security Solution 8.1, however for earlier versions refer to the sections below for instructions to install.

    Installing on a computer with Rescue and Recovery 3.1
    In order to install Client Security Solution 8.21, you must first upgrade to Rescue and Recovery 4.0 or later. To upgrade, download and run the Rescue and Recovery 4.3 installer available on the Lenovo Web site.

    Installing on a computer with Rescue and Recovery 3.0
    The following steps must be taken before installing Client Security Solution 8.21 on a computer with Rescue and Recovery 3.0:

    1. Copy or move all files from your PrivateDisk volumes, if necessary, or you will lose access to your data. Client Security Solution 8.21 does not support PrivateDisk.
    2. Create bootable recovery media using the ThinkVantage Create Recovery Media utility. This enables you to use the backups created using your current version of Rescue and Recovery.
    3. Copy or move any Rescue and Recovery backups to an external location. Uninstalling Rescue and Recovery - Client Security Solution deletes all backups on your computer.

      IMPORTANT: Client Security Solution 8.21 does not support data or settings from your current version of Client Security Solution. Uninstalling the current version will delete all data and settings.
    4. Uninstall the version of Rescue and Recovery - Client Security Solution currently installed on your computer using the Windows Control Panel.
    5. Install Rescue and Recovery 4.0 or later. To install, download and run the Rescue and Recovery 4.0 or later installer available on the Lenovo Web site.
  • Client Security Solution 8.21 cannot be installed as an upgrade from a previous version. You must uninstall your existing version of Client Security Solution before installing version 8.21.

    Installing on a computer with Client Security Solution 7.0
    The following steps must be taken before upgrading Client Security Solution 7.0 to Client Security Solution 8.21:
    1. Download and run the Client Security Solution 8.x Upgrade Assistant. This utility preserves your current data and settings for use with Client Security Solution 8.21.
    2. Copy or move all files from your PrivateDisk volumes or you will lose access to your data. Client Security Solution 8.21 does not support PrivateDisk.
    3. Uninstall Client Security Solution 7.0 using the Windows Control Panel.

    Installing on a computer with Client Security Solution 6.0
    The following steps must be taken before upgrading Client Security Solution 6.0 to Client Security Solution 8.21:

    1. Copy or move all files from your PrivateDisk volumes or you will lose access to your data. Client Security Solution 8.21 does not support PrivateDisk.
    2. Uninstall Client Security Solution 6.0 using the Windows Control Panel.

    Installing on a computer with Client Security Solution 5.4 or earlier
    Client Security Solution 5.4 or earlier users must uninstall the version currently installed on their computers before installing Client Security Solution 8.21.


Client Security Solution 8.x Upgrade Assistant

Upgrade Assistant for Client Security Solution 8.x (639KB)Upgrade Assistant for Client Security Solution 8.x Readme (9KB)


Client Security Solution is designed to help you protect PC-based computing assets. These assets include the PC itself, confidential data on the PC and the company network.


Consider the following when using this code:
  • Client Security Solution 8.21 is not integrated with ThinkVantage Productivity Center 1.0. ThinkVantage Productivity Center users should update to ThinkVantage Productivity Center 2.0 or later for the best user experience.
  • Client Security Solution 8.21 supports Firefox3, same time 7.5.1 and AnyConnect VPN Client.
  • This release fixes windows log on compatibility issue in systems installed with both internal fingerprint sensor and extenal keyboard with fingerprint sensor.
  • Refer to the "Client Security Solution Readme" file links above for installation instructions and considerations.