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Components updated in Dr.Web products for Windows and Dr.Web AV-Desk

November 1, 2016

Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web has updated Dr.Web Scanning Engine (, the module Dr.Web Device Guard for Windows (, Dr.Web File System Monitor (, Dr.Web Scanner SE ( and Dr.Web SysInfo ( in the products Dr.Web Security Space and Dr.Web Anti-virus 11.0, Dr.Web 11.0 for Windows Servers, Dr.Web Desktop Security Suite supporting centralised administration (part of Dr.Web Enterprise Security Suite 10.0), and in the Internet service Dr.Web AV-Desk 10.0. The Dr.Web SysInfo module was also updated in Dr.Web KATANA 1.0. The update resolves known software issues and has eliminated the below problems.

Scanning service:

  • A DFS (Distributed File System) access issue that arose if the option to scan shared folders was enabled for the SpIDer Guard file monitor.
  • Memory leaks occurring during curing.
  • A scanning issue involving folders whose names contain "~".
  • A defect that prevented shared folders containing a large number of files from being scanned.
  • A problem involving the /ARC key which defines the compression level for archives scanned by the console scanner.

Dr.Web Device Guard for Windows:

  • A problem that might cause a system crash (BSOD) under Windows 10.

Dr.Web File System Monitor

  • A problem that might cause a system crash (BSOD).


  • A defect that prevented disk boot sectors from being scanned during an initial scan.
  • A scanning issue involving folders whose names contain "~".
  • Defects involving scrollbars appearing in the scanner window and disappearing in the table of discovered threats if the window size was changed.

The update will be performed automatically; however, a system reboot will be required.

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