Blocks permanently nerving applications and services
New in Version 14.00.1 and 2015.5
- Cross-program: All software products of abylonsoft have been adjusted for the new Microsoft operating system Windows 10 and extensively tested on our test systems.
- CRYPT in the BOX: The software abylon CRYPT in the BOX now offers the possibility to reseto faulty token or passwords.
- BACKUP-TUBE: Memory allocation problems of the service have been fixed.
- BACKUP-TUBE: A rarely occurring .NET GUI-problem (ResumeLayout) was compensated. This may cause GUI display minor flaws.
- APP-BLOCKER: In abylon APP-BLOCKER program a warning dialog will be displayed that changes can have a serious impact on the computer.
- SHREDDER, ENTERPRISE: The reading of many files after selecting the right mouse button in the File Explorer has been significantly accelerated.
- SHREDDER, ENTERPRISE: With about 100,000 files, the abylon SHREDDER has simply terminated before ending the task. Now the Erasers can also handle many more files.
- SHREDDER: In Shredder dialog a horizontal bar will be generally displayed on the status issue.
- SHREDDER, ENTERPRISE: In File Explorer (context menu of the right mouse button) can a drive directly selected to start the drive cleanup or drive destruction directly.
- UAC-GRABBER: The icons in the main window will now display correctly.
- READER, BASIC, ENTERPRISE, CRYPTMAIL, KEYSAFE: From the module abylon CRYPT ASSISTANT can be sent encrypted or signed files directly. If multiple files are selected, they must be combined with the Zip function to a file.
- CRYPT in the BOX: The Restricting after the test phase has been optimized: After 30 days, an encryption is not possible anymore. The decryption is still possible!
- BACKUP-TUBE: The Restricting after the test phase has been optimized: After 30 days, the service no longer starts automatically. Backup's are only possible manually. After opening and confirming the registration of the service is started manually and the program can continue to be used.
- UAC-GRABBER: The Restricting after the test phase has been optimized: After 30 days, the UAC bypass is no longer possible.
- EXIF-CLEANER: The Restricting after the test phase has been optimized: After 30 days, the cleanup functions are no longer available.
- SHAREDDRIVE: The Restricting after the test phase has been optimized: After 30 days, the new creation, change password and the encryption is no longer possible. Opening and decryption are still possible!
- CRYPTDRIVE: The Restricting after the test phase has been optimized: After 30 days, the encrypted Cryptdrives just can open in the read-only mode.
- BASIC, READER, ENTERPRISE, CRYPTMAIL, KEYSAFE: The Restricting after the test phase has been optimized: After 30 days can only be decrypted using the Crypt Wizard.
- KEYSAFE: The Restricting after the test phase has been optimized: After 30 days, the single sign-on functionality is deactivated and the Keysafe starts in read-only mode.
- WLAN-LIVE-SCANNER: The Restricting after the test phase has been optimized: After 30 days the automatic scan for Wi-Fi networks will be disabled.
- APP-BLOCKER: The Restricting after the test phase has been optimized: After 30 days, no app's can be locked.
- LOGON, LOGON SSO Home, LOGON SSO Pro: The Restricting after the test phase has been optimized: After 30 days, when you start (boot), Logout (logoff) or lock (Lock) will see the message that this function only after the registration is also possible. After reporting abylon LOGON is disabled.
- LOGON, LOGON SSO Home, LOGON SSO Pro: The Restricting after the test phase has been optimized: After 30 days, the functionality of single sign-on is disabled.
- CRYPTMAIL: The Restricting after the test phase has been optimized: After 30 days appears the registrations dialog when encrypting or signing! A decryption and verification is still possible.
- KEYSAFE, SHAREDDRIVE, CRYPTDRIVE, LOGON SSO Home, LOGON SSO Pro: The Restricting during the test phase has been optimized: After the 30 days trial period can more than 5 messages / files created now.
- CRYPTDRIVE: The Restricting during the test phase has been optimized: After the 30 days trial period also Cryptdrive's greater than 1000 MB can now be created.
- Cross-program: The partially multiple display of the registration dialog will be prevented.
- UAC-GRABBER, READER, ENTERPRISE: When starting the "Manager" without admin privileges, the program has been closed again directly. In addition, when starting the "Manager" with admin rights the autostart entries were rerun. Both problems have been fixed.
- Cross-program: Because of understanding problems we introduced the Icon "Run as Admin". For example, now in the setting-dialog in the left menu the point advanced view is displayed. Thus restart the settings dialog with admin rights and additional functions.
- Cross-program: If the Windows 7 basic design is set to classic (under "Control Panel \ All Control Panel Items"), then some switches of our software have been shown with blue text on a blue background. This has now been changed so that the text is now perfectly legible.
- CRYPTMAIL, ENTERPRISE: During the encryption in the Outlook main window appears the Credential Provider now. With this the encryption with smart card or USB flash drive is now possible.
- LOGON, LOGON SSO Home, LOGON SSO Pro, ENTERPRISE: During locking under Windows 8 and Windows 10 show the error "parameter is incorrect". Contrary to the Microsoft requirements this was caused by the encryption of the credential. This problem is solved now.
- BACKUP-TUBE: When you click on the desktop icon now opens the program window, even if the tray runs.
- UAC-GRABBER, READER, BASIC, ENTERPRISE: Changes in the Windows start menu are also displayed in the manager.
- UAC-GRABBER, READER, BASIC, ENTERPRISE: When you click the Update icon the Manager dialog will no longer be minimized.
- UAC-GRABBER, READER, BASIC, ENTERPRISE: If a directory is selected, the point Shortcut remove is disabled. TThis prevents the possibility to erase the entire Start menu.
- UAC-GRABBER, READER, BASIC, ENTERPRISE: The error message when you remove Start menu and Autostart entries has been fixed.
- SHREDDER, ENTERPRISE: (In the abylon Duplicate Finder all duplicates can be marked with one click now. For this purpose, the checkmark icon "Mark duplicate files" available. With the first click all duplicate files will be highlighted. With the 2nd click any duplicate files are deselected again. If in the list a file is selected, then the duplicate files are preferably labeled in this directory.
New in Version 12.90.1 and 2014.12
- APP-BLOCKER: The partial access violation occurs when you select main entries are corrected.
- APP-BLOCKER: Advanced display information about each process, such as path, program, manufacturer, description and more.
- APP-BLOCKER: Changes in the process list are bold for a Day.
- APP-BLOCKER: All processes are marked with the date on which they are new.
- APP-BLOCKER: Running processes will now be displayed in color.
- APP-BLOCKER: The program list will be output with a file extension. This is advantageous because, for example, processes can also have the extension TMP.
- LOGON: Disabling the screen saver, the logon window is brought back to the foreground.
- LOGON: The selection dialog when pulling the card can now be activated again using the icon on the Settings page "General".
- LOGON: After locking the screen saver, the password prompt does not appear twice.
- UAC-GRABBER, MANAGER: The cross-icon has been replaced with a folder icon.
- WLAN-LIVE-SCANNER, EXIF CLEANER, LOGON WALLPAPER CHANGER, APP-BLOCKER, BACKUP TUBE: The surface-window get a new color-schema.
- BACKUP TUBE: The display speed for network drives could be increased.
- BASIC ENTERPRISE: The copy destination is now shown longer.
- BASIC, ENTERPRISE, UAC GRABBER: The Tray Menu has been added the points "Auto Start" and "Favorites". In the manager-dialog can be added custom shortcuts. The entries in the "Favorites" can be accessed faster. The entries in the "Auto Start" will be started with the program.
- SHAREDDRIVE: The program can be installed as a mobile version. Access to the encrypted data is done via the new program window.
- SHAREDDRIVE: The internal search function has been optimized.
- CRYPT in the BOX, KEYSAFE, CRYPTDRIVE, SHAREDDRIVE: The backup management of key files for CRPYT objects has been optimized. When changing the passwords the backup key files are previously shredded and a new key file with the current password are created. Also a key request will automatically create a backup of the IMK-file in "%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\apm\backup". In addition, for each successful opening of the CRYPT-object every day a backup of the key file is created in the same directory as the CRYPT-object.
- ENTERPRISE: The new program window of abylon SHAREDDRIVE was supplemented in Manager-module and can also be accessed via the tray icon.
- CRYPT in the BOX: The encrypted messages are now displayed in alphabetical order.
- CRYPT in the BOX: Existing files in the Windows clipboard can be added directly in the encrypted CryptBox now.
- CRYPT in the BOX: From the program window encrypted image files can be opened. For this purpose, a progress dialog is displayed.
- CRYPT in the BOX: The interface and menu navigation is optimized. For example, a lock or unlock is now without closing the window possible.
- EXIF CLEANER: In addition to the EXIF format now also meta-data in the XMP and IPTC format be cleaned.
- EXIF CLEANER: Selected Images can now be sent directly via the MAPI interface to the default e-mail program without taking a detour via the file explorer.
- EXIF CLEANER: Images can be reduced before the mail delivery. The reduction is given in percent of the file size of the original file.
- EXIF CLEANER: During the test phase of the software a company text was inserted in the sending email with the images. After registering the software of the company text is is no longer inserted.
- BASIC, ENTERPRISE, UAC-GRABBER: Drag and drop operations now work in the manager.
- BASIC, ENTERPRISE, UAC-GRABBER: For quick access program shortcuts can be placed in the new folder "Favorites". These are started by users with admin rights in the Admin context and at all other users with normal privileges.
- BASIC, ENTERPRISE, UAC-GRABBER: Shortcuts can be added to the new folder "Startup". Stored there, programs will be started automatically. If the user has admin rights, the links are also started with admin rights. For normal users, the programs are launched without admin rights.
- SHREDDER, ENTERPRISE: A free list of files and directories can be specified, which are automatically processed in the erase routine. For this "batch process" the software abylon SHREDDER deliver a predefined list. These can be adapted for individual requirements, but should be used with caution. Not available files or directories are displayed, but indicated with an icon (Red Cross).
- SHREDDER: The reading the files has been improved during the cleanup of the Cluster-Tips and Drive-Erase. Because of this, the deletion process could be accelerated.
- SHREDDER: The detection of the Google Chrome browser is now error free
. - SHREDDER: The Shredder program unlocks locked files faster to allow the deletion. For example, it is possible to shred the ThumbCache files in the directory "% USERPROFILE% \ AppData \ Local \ Microsoft \ Windows \ Explorer"! In particular, under Windows 8.1 is now much safer and more than ever delete the shredder. Access to locked files will be used or shared successfully in many cases. To get the files are deleted real, log off or restart the system is sometimes necessary from Windows 8.
CAUTION These advanced features are only erase until Level 3 and without using fast mode!
- SHREDDER: During shredding of complete drives the PC shuts down no longer automatically. Only exception is for system partitions, as this is not otherwise possible.
- SHREDDER: The hard drive destruction in Windows 8 are optimized. For the OS disk, first all data files (no program files) are captured and destroyed. Thereafter, the remaining data and program files are detected and destroyed until the machine hangs logically. At this time all important data has already been destroyed and the PC can be easily turned off. After that the operating system needs to be reinstalled.
For normal drives (not system partition), the hard disk shredded directly complete. Following a format is still running. The user will be asked to restart the PC. In this case a reinstall of the operating system is not necessary.
- UAC-GRABBER, BACKUP-TUBE, CRYPT in the BOX, APP-BLOCKER, BASIC, ENTERPRISE, KEYSAFE: When changing the dialog to the Admin mode, the dialog reappears and not reduced to the tray.
- UAC-GRABBER, BACKUP-TUBE, CRYPT in the BOX, APP-BLOCKER, BASIC, ENTERPRISE, KEYSAFE, LOGON: The Hint of the tray icon indicates if the process was started with or without admin rights.
- UAC-GRABBER, BASIC, ENTERPRISE: The feature "Run Explorer as Admin" is now also on Windows 8 available. Unlike Windows 7, however, the desktop is not fully displayed because it is the administrative desktop. This allows the user to customize and set up according to their needs.
- KEYSAFE: Memory problems are fixed in case of storing the Keysafe-file in the network.
- KEYSAFE: The USB version will not boot with admin rights and the Single Sign-On is not generally active.
- LOGON: For the card monitoring a tray icon was introduced. This indicates the card status and provides the functions "Stop Card-Monitoring", "Invoking the Settings Dialog", "New Logon Account" and "Log-off, "Shut down" or "Lock PC".
Note: While using the SSO this functionality performs by the SSO-modul.
- KEYSAFE: The Keysafe dialog can be minimized to the tray icon.
- BASIC, SHREDDER, BACKUP-TUBE, ENTERPRISE: The progress bar will show the current file correctly.
- READER, BASIC, ENTERPRISE, EXIF CLEANER, UAC-GRABBER, WLAN-LIVE-SCANNER, KEYSAFE, SHREDDER, SELFCERT, CRYPT in the BOX, SHAREDDRIVE: During installation an USB-stick can select as installation directory (mobile-installation). In this case some features of the software can may be disabled.
- Cross-program: Because of the overloaded windows 8 Start Menu only important icons are displayed now.
- Cross-program: Problems with the integrated progress bar were corrected.
- Cross-program: A Win 8.1 - update problem is resolved
. - Cross-program: After the MS patch KB3000850 the operating system return an incorrect return value when loading a DLL that does not exist. Our software compensate this OS error now.
- Cross-program: The expiry time of the test phase is indicated in the header in the "About" dialog.
- Searches for Wi-Fi networks in range
- Display of network name (SSID), connection status, network type, encryption algorithm (if available) and signal strength
- Scan-rhythm selectable
- Connection to free access points or known network
- Automatic Connection Mode
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