March 31, 2021
Changes made to Dr.Web Updater:
- Module stability has been improved;
- Outdated component versions can no longer be installed from the local product repository.
Changes made to Lua-script for updater:
- A notification is now displayed if the Dr.Web modules cannot be updated because Windows updates providing SHA-256 support are not installed in the system;
- Users are also notified that they need to install operating system updates introducing SHA-256 support.
Changes made to Dr.Web Agent for Windows setup AVD:
- The application logs now provide more detailed information;
- Application security has been improved.
- Users are notified that they need to install operating system updates introducing SHA-256 support.
- The installation wizard now checks whether SHA-256 is supported by the OS;
- An issue preventing a system restart after the agent software was removed (if the corresponding option was enabled) has been resolved;
- A delayed system restart is now rescheduled if a PC has switched to sleep mode;
- A blurred UI issue affecting high DPI displays has been resolved;
- More detailed information is now available for some installation errors.
Changes made to Lua-script for meta:
- No Dr.Web component, except for the updating module and virus databases, can now be updated on a computer if SHA-256 is not supported in the system.
The documentation has been updated too.
The update will be downloaded and installed automatically.
Important: to ensure that the Dr.Web software operates correctly under Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2, Microsoft security updates providing SHA-256 support must be installed in these systems. For additional information, please refer to this guide.
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