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Components updated in Dr.Web 12.0 products for Windows

February 27, 2020

Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web has updated the amsi-client module (, SpIDer Agent for Windows (, Dr.Web Control Service (, Dr.Web Updater (, Dr.Web Scanner SE (, Dr.Web Scanning Engine (, the Dr.Web Anti-rootkit API ( component, the Dr.Web SysInfo component (, and Lua-script for win-space-setup, win-setup, win-srv-setup ( in the following products: Dr.Web Security Space 12.0, Dr.Web Anti-virus 12.0, and Dr.Web Anti-virus 12.0 for Windows Servers. Furthermore, Dr.Web Security Space 12.0 and Dr.Web Anti-virus 12.0 have also had the Dr.Web Net filtering Service ( updated. The update introduces a new Parental Control feature, resolves known issues, and delivers minor upgrades.

Changes made to amsi-client:

  • Issues involving the option to scan Windows Script Host and PowerShell scripts have been fixed.

Changes made to Dr.Web SpIDer Agent for Windows:

  • Minor UI display issues have been resolved. UI elements now display properly on high-resolution screens.

Changes made to the Dr.Web Net filtering Service:

  • The new site category Jobs is now available in the Parental Control settings;
  • The update also addresses a defect causing HTTPS connections to be blocked if the WPAD protocol was being used to access websites via a proxy server.

Changes made to the Dr.Web Control Service:

  • Schedule updating routines have been optimised.

Changes made to Dr.Web Updater:

  • An issue involving updating mirrors in shared network folders has been resolved.

Changes made to Dr.Web Scanner SE:

  • An issue preventing network drive letters from being displayed properly in the custom scan browse dialogue under Windows XP has been eliminated;
  • Minor UI display issues have been resolved. UI elements now display properly on high-resolution screens.

Changes made to Dr.Web Anti-rootkit API:

  • Enhanced threat detection and neutralisation routines;
  • Problems involving scan exceptions in shared network directories have been addressed.

The documentation has also been updated.

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

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