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Components updated in Dr.Web 12.0 for Windows, Dr.Web Enterprise Security Suite 12.0, and Dr.Web AV-Desk 13.0

August 26, 2021

Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web announces the newest improvements made to its products Dr.Web Security Space 12.0, Dr.Web Anti-virus 12.0, Dr.Web 12.0 for Windows Servers, Dr.Web Enterprise Security Suite 12.0 and Dr.Web AV-Desk 13.0. The changes introduced resolve known issues and add new features that enhance product usability.

SpIDer Agent for Windows ( has been updated in all the above-listed products. A folder named Dr.Web Update Mirror has been created to improve usability and to keep user files safe when a new update mirror is created.

In addition, the agent has had the following defects corrected:

  • a problem causing the time to be displayed incorrectly in the Firewall packet filter’s log has been eliminated;
  • also resolved was an error causing the focus to be set incorrectly on menu items;
  • changes have been made to ensure error-free interaction with screen readers (the corresponding changes have been made to product Russian language support);
  • other minor improvements have been made.

In addition, Dr.Web Control Service ( has been updated in all the above-listed products: here, along with internal changes, an error has been fixed that prevented the service from starting when a PC’s system time was changed at startup.

The Dr.Web ES Service ( module has been improved in Dr.Web Enterprise Security Suite 12.0 and Dr.Web AV-Desk 13.0: it now has a new command-line option—"--change-loglevel", which allows the logging level of Dr.Web ES Service and DwService to be increased.

Also, Dr.Web Agent for Windows setup AVD (, which is incorporated into Dr.Web AV-Desk 13.0, has been updated—the update delivers minor improvements and fixes an error that caused protection components operating in standard mode to be displayed as inactive.

The update will be downloaded and installed automatically.

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