Utilities Affected by Log Off, Restart, and Shut Down
The following utilities are affected by logging off, restarting, and shutting down the thin client device:
•Unified Write Filter: Upon system start, the Unified Write Filter utility is automatically started. We
recommend you use the UWF as described in Microsoft documentation. See www.microsoft.com and
navigate to the Unified Write Filter documentation.
•NetXClean Utility: NetXClean is a clean-up utility that keeps extraneous information from being
stored on the flash memory. Clean-up is triggered automatically on restart, shut-down, or user log-
off. If you want to keep certain profile configurations, for example, printers, be sure to configure
NetXClean to refrain from cleaning up any number of explicitly declared profiles. For more
information about NetXClean, see Before Configuring your thin clients and Understanding the
•Power Management: A Monitor Saver turns off the video signal to the monitor, allowing the monitor
to enter a power-saving mode after a designated idle time. Power settings are available in Start Menu
→ All apps → Control Panel → Power Options.
•Wake-on-LAN: This feature discovers all thin clients in your LAN, and enables you to wake them up by
clicking a button. This feature allows WDM software. For example, to perform image updates and
remote administration functions on devices that have been shut down or are on standby. To use this
feature, the thin client power must remain on.
The Unified Write Filter (UWF)
Upon system start, the Unified Write Filter utility is automatically started.
UWF File Folder exclusions:
• C:\Program Files\Windows Defender
• C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Defender
• C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows Defender
UWF Registry Exclusions
• HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows Defender