CHANGELOG

icon_avira-password-manager Avira Software Updater for Windows

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Version 2.0.6.9



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General Information
Avira Software Updater, version 2.0.6.9049 has been released on January 17th, 2018.



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Improvements

  • Users can update older applications for free.
  • It is possible for the user to create a log file with just one click, which can be sent to the support team for troubleshooting in order to solve the problem in a time-saving manner.


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Bug fixes

  • The “Help Menu” responds to clicks only on the “Menu Item Text”.
  • Face-lifting - Necessary improvements of the user interface.
  • The "Settings" icon was not aligned.
  • Review of the event list.
  • Update badge on dashboard icon improved.
  • The same naming occurs with different icons.
  • Added a “Support” button to create a zip file for the logs on the desktop.
  • Updated “Allowance Limits” for free user.
  • Fixed search issues.
  • Disable the “Scan” button during an update.
  • Fixed bug with empty advertisements.
  • Fixed the alignment of advertisements.
  • The result list for all filters should show obsolete applications first.
  • The search box has now a limit for character count.
  • Fixed the count when an update is canceled during a running update.
  • Free Update Quota Fields in Registry are now stored encrypted.
  • Fixed a bug where advertisements could not be clicked.
  • Clicked advertisements are opened with IE even if the default web browser is Chrome.
  • The cross button on the search field has been realigned.
  • The user name is not shown on the “Register” button.
  • Question/Help Area corresponds to the antivirus conformity.
  • The free update quota info text is now enabled for the user.
  • Fixed issue where last scan time is invisible after changing the language in the “Settings”.
  • Fixed localization issues.
  • The banner is also visible in offline mode.
  • The Free User Update Quota renewal period has been set at the beginning, not at the first click on “Update”.

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Version 2.0.6.6



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General Information
Avira Software Updater, version 2.0.6.6321 has been released on November 21th, 2018.



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Improvements

  • A new version is available, although the most recent version is already installed which results in additional traffic due to the download of the *.msi package.
  • A user intervention is needed during the product installation on Windows due to the Firewall rules creation.
  • Upgrading Free Security Suite to Prime via the website will install only the Free version.
  • Clicking the toast notification causes a crash.
  • Some events were not triggered during the license activation and led to a reduced amount of license activations.
  • “Download ID” and “download source” were added to the setup.


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Bug fixes

  • Fixed various stability issues.

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Version 2.0.6



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General Information
Avira Software Updater, version 2.0.6.4401 has been released on October 11th, 2018.



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Improvements

  • Memory usage improvements (up to 50% less memory).
  • Performance improvements (manual and background scan).


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Bug fixes

  • Fix for patch update.
  • Fix for the Get Pro offer.
  • Advanced Event.

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Version 2.0.5



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General Information
Avira Software Updater, version 2.0.5.32390 has been released on May 24th, 2018.

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The software driver uses only stable drivers verified by Microsoft and does not use any third party sources.
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Improvements

  • Updated Libraries.


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Bug fixes

  • Fixed a regression: QuickActions, possibility to trigger a scan from within Avira Connect without opening the SoftwareUpdater.

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Version 2.0.4



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General Information
Avira Software Updater, version 2.0.4.43 has been released on October 17th, 2017.

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The software driver uses only stable drivers verified by Microsoft and does not use any third party sources.
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Improvements

  • New: Scan and update of hardware drivers.


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Bugfixes

  • This update does not contain bugfixes.

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Version 2.0.3



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General Information
Avira Software Updater, version 2.0.3.40092 has been released on August 9th, 2017.



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Improvements

  • Redesign “Buy-View”.


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Bugfixes

  • Upgrade button (orange, top-right) does not open a link anymore, just send a command to connect!
  • Fixed DPI-Problem (DPI> 100%) on Ad-Container.

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Version 2.0.2.2



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General Information
Avira Software Updater, version 2.0.2.27024 has been released on April 25th, 2017.



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Improvements

  • Updated to CefSharp 55.
  • Fixed ACL's.
  • Launcher integration via ACP.
  • Improved Telemetry.


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Bugfixes

  • This update does not contain bug fixes.

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Version 2.0.2



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General Information
Avira Software Updater, version 2.0.2.6210 has been released on March 24th, 2017.



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Improvements

  • Implementation for Avira Prime.
  • Added overlay for migration.


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Bugfixes

  • Fixed several minor bugs.

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Version 2.0.1



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General Information
Avira Software Updater, version 2.0.1.60736 has been released on March 3th, 2017.



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Improvements

  • Intergrated the latest Version of Shavlik SDK.
  • Licensing mechanism changed to per-user license (support for prime).
  • Add PuTTY and Notepad++ to managed software list (new in Shavlik Catalog).
  • Now using Avira.Core rather than Avira.OE.WinCore (Obselete).


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Bugfixes

  • Fixed exception during scan (broken registry entry).
  • Add service recovery options to setup.
  • Minor localization changes.

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  1. GENERAL INFORMATION

    Because of vulnerabilities in applications, so-called zero-day exploits can exploit these vulnerabilities and infect the computer with malicious software.

    The Avira Software Updater Pro automatically searches for software updates from more than 120 of the most popular programs, and gives users access to the latest available versions.

    The free version will notify the user where to find the updates on the manufacturer's website, so that it can install them manually.

    The Pro version installs existing software updates automatically or with just one click.
  2. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
    • Windows 7 and higher

 

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Affected products

  • Avira Software Updater [Windows]
  • Avira Software Updater Pro [Windows]
  • Created : Wednesday, March 8, 2017
  • Last updated: Tuesday, January 22, 2019
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