Configuring the Component Services
To access and configure the Component Services, Event Viewer and Local Services use the Component Services console.
1. Log in as an administrator.
2. On the Start menu, click Control Panel → Administrative Tools
3. From the Administrative Tools list, select Component Services.
4. In the Component Services console select Component Services, Event Viewer or Local Services from the drop-down list to
Viewing the Events
To view monitoring and troubleshooting messages from Windows and other programs, use the Event Viewer window.
In the Component Services console, click the Event Viewer icon from the console tree. The summary of all the logs of the events
that have occurred on your computer is displayed.
Managing the Services
To view and manage the services installed on the thin client, use the Services window. To open Services window, go to Start →
Control Panel → Administrative Tool Services .
1. In the Component Services console, click the Services icon from the console tree. The list of services is displayed.
2. Right-click on any of the service of your choice. You can perform Start, Stop, Pause, Resume and Restart operations.
You can select Startup type from the drop-down list. To go to Startup type, click Properties → General tab → Startup Type.
• Automatic (Delayed Start)
NOTE: Make sure the Write Filter is disabled while managing the services.
Using TPM and BitLocker
A TPM is a microchip designed to provide basic security-related functions, primarily involving encryption keys. BitLocker Drive
Encryption (BDE) is a full disk encryption feature which is designed to protect data by providing encryption for entire volumes. By
default it uses the AES encryption algorithm in CBC mode with a 128-bit key, combined with the Elephant diffuser for additional disk
encryption-specific security not provided by AES.
CAUTION: During the thin client device restart, to ensure that the thin client configuration is saved disable the File
Based Write Filter (FBWF). Be sure to enable the FBWF later. For more information, see Before Configuring Your Thin
You can use the Auto Logon dialog box, go to Start → All Programs → Dell Thin Client Application → Auto Logon) to
disable Auto Logon feature. You can easily log in as an administrator when you restart your thin client device.
To use TPM and BitLocker:
1. Ensure that the TPM-supported client is running the latest WES7P build, that also supports TPM.
2. Enter the BIOS and then enable TPM. To enable TPM:
a. On the BIOS configuration pane, click the Security tab. For more information on accessing the BIOS, see Accessing Thin
Client BIOS Settings.
b. Under TPM Support, select Enabled to enable the TPM.