2X Client for Chrome Upgrade and Permissions

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With the release of the 2X Client for Chrome V11.1, older versions need to be updated to this build to take full advantage of improvements and new functionality:

  • Complete integration with 2X Remote Application Server
  • Standard RDP connections can be launched in embedded or windowed modes
  • Connection passwords are now also being saved, previous version only saved username
  • Added Seamless Application and Desktop Publishing
  • Saved data can be completely erased from the new ‘Settings’ menu

2X Client for Chrome Upgrade

The upgrade is automatically pushed by Google from the Chrome Market. Users who saved connections in the previous version will have their settings imported during the first launch of the new console.

New Permissions

This 2X Chrome Client version uses the updated Chrome sockets API. Although 2X for Chrome Client is not requesting additional privileges, the app will need to be re-enabled manually. Re-enable the 2X Client for Chrome according to the next steps:

1. Chrome’s “Options” menu will now display as ORANGE2X Client for Chrome
2. Click the “Options” and navigate to “2X Client for RDP…” option
3. You are then prompted to re-enable the 2X Client
4. Click “Re-enable”

Sean Bianco is the marketing documentalist and technical writer at Parallels. With a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology and Networking and a three year background in software quality assurance testing and usability engineering, Sean is a subject matter expert in mobility and smartphone, app and device management. He is well-versed in developing technical articles and determining market trends. His excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with emphasis on understanding relationships between technical problems, result in sound and effective business solutions.