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Updates made in Dr.Web SelfPROtect and Dr.Web Updater in Dr.Web 8.0 for Windows

April 18, 2013

Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web has updated the Dr.Web SelfPROtect module (the new version is and Dr.Web Updater ( in Dr.Web Security Space and Dr.Web Anti-virus 8.0 for Windows. The update resolves known issues.

In particular, it corrects a defect that could cause the self-protection module to terminate abnormally when installing Dr.Web, when upgrading from version 6.0, or when compatibility issues existed between the module and the NVIDIA ForceWare Network Access Manager.

Also resolved was an issue involving Dr.Web SelfPROtect, whereby a system restore point could not be created under Windows 8.

The update will be performed automatically; however, a system reboot will be required. Please note that it may take longer than usual to boot up for the first time after updating.

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