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Components updated in Dr.Web 12.0 products for Windows

October 29, 2018

Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web has updated Dr.Web Anti-rootkit API (, Dr.Web Device Guard for Windows (, Dr.Web Firewall for Windows driver ( and SpIDer Agent for Windows ( The update resolves known software issues.

Changes made to the Anti-rootkit API:

  • An issue that could result in a fatal error (BSOD) if RICOH SD/MMC Driver was present in the system has been eliminated.

Changes made to Dr.Web Device Guard for Windows:

  • The component is once again compatible with the etd.sys driver.

Changes made to Dr.Web Firewall for Windows driver:

  • An issue that could cause a fatal system error while the driver was being installed or updated has been resolved.

Changes made to the Agent:

  • An issue that prevented information about application digital signatures from appearing in a firewall prompt has been eliminated.
  • A problem involving redundant firewall prompts about application activities has been fixed.

In addition, known defects in the UI text have been corrected.

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

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