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NEW: Beta version released - 12.2.2276

Question: NEW: Beta version released - 12.2.2276

Hi all,

new beta version is live: 12.2.2276
In this release, we are trying to finish a few long-going internal projects. Especially improved licensing and registration to Windows Security center.

Fixes and improvements:
+ Resolved compatibility issues with Windows 10 Anniversary Update (and the latest Windows Insider builds)
+ Fixed bug in the Settings export (Back up settings)

Known Issues:
+ From time to time, Avast GUI opens without any apparent reason

Download links as usual or just update your current beta.

Enjoy,
Petr

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Answer: NEW: Beta version released - 12.2.2276

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Hi all,

new beta version is live: 12.2.2276
In this release, we are trying to finish a few long-going internal projects. Especially improved licensing and registration to Windows Security center.

Fixes and improvements:
+ Resolved compatibility issues with Windows 10 Anniversary Update (and the latest Windows Insider builds)
+ Fixed bug in the Settings export (Back up settings)

Known Issues:
+ From time to time, Avast GUI opens without any apparent reason

Download links as usual or just update your current beta.

Enjoy,
Petr
 

Answer:NEW:Avast! Beta version released - 12.2.2276

Please change the thread title to include Avast...
 

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Released: Emsisoft Enterprise Console 11.7.0.2276 Beta released

Changelog:
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Emsisoft Enterprise Console 11.7.0.2276 Beta is available for download.

This release includes new functionality, enhancements, fixes and stability improvements.
In order to update an existing installation of Emsisoft Enterprise Console you need to uninstall the previous version and install the new one. Settings will be migrated.
New: Default response on behavior blocker alerts can be configured now.
Changed: Major and minor version number adapted to match Emsisoft Anti-Malware with monthly release cycles.

Improved: Uninstall/reinstall of Emsisoft Enterprise Console does not require a reboot anymore.
Improved: Small installation packages do not require disabling self-protection of Emsisoft Anti-Malware anymore.
Improved: License key management functionality. Now supports Emsisoft Anti-Malware for Server keys too.

Fixed: Emsisoft Anti-Malware turns unauthorized and can?t connect to Emsisoft Enterprise Server after migration from specific older versions.
Fixed: Emsisoft Anti-Malware occasionally aborts connection during deployment.
Fixed: Deployment occasionally fails on slow computers.
Fixed: Install token is not deleted after it has been used.
Fixed: Installation batch scripts do not configure firewall properly.
Fixed: Empty first help page on initial program start.
Fixed: Exception in token settings after computer is deleted from just created package.
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lotuseclat79 has put up a news item on the front page that Mozilla has come out with a beta version of an update to the previous 3.5.1 and now it's FF3.5.2 Beta.

The problem is when you download the file from the Mozilla website using the FF browser, when opening the installer file, a warning pops up " the installer comes from an untrusted source, the file is corrupted, click "no"! I save the installer file to the desktop and tried downloading both on-line and off-line with the same result as mentioned above!

Now, i go to the filehippo.com (see the snap below) and it's a totally cool download and hassles-free installation. All the Add-ons are checked for compatibility and all are accepted. Thanks!
 

Answer:Firefox 3.5.2 beta version released.

The www.filehippo.com site is 1 of 4 sites that I visit daily to look for and download program updates.

I've got Mozilla Firefox 3.5.1 installed. I've downloaded 3.5.2 Beta 1, but I haven't installed and tested it yet.

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Just in case any of you have been waiting they have got around to releasing it to the public via this page

ESET - Essential Security against Evolving Threats

I installed it once and it stuffed up. I then ran OneCare for a week and wasnt happy with it at all so I went back

It installed fine the second time around. Yeh I know its a Beta and you shouldnt use it on live systems but what the hell. I back up regularly and keep all my important stuff of the system drive.

Works great for me.

Answer:Nod32 version 3 Public Beta 1 Released

How did you manage to get onecare working with x64 vista? its Last i heard Microsoft had no plans to release an x64 version of onecare. i beta tested onecare while i was running x86 vista beta and was quite suprised to find out when i bought my vista ultimate x64 that onecare wasnt supported and there where no plans in the near future to develope a 64bit version

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Hi all,
sorry for the delay with this beta, but it's finally here. We are now busy working on integration with AVG but I hope you will like the changes coming early next year (and yes HIPS included (wink) ) Main purpose of this beta to test its stability and get your feedback on the new UI. We didn't changed just the "face" but also the framework behind the UI so it gives us now much more flexibility in fixing various issues and bugs in the UI much faster than before.

We listened to the feedback, so there won't be color difference between Free and paid versions and all will be dark. Navigation moved back to the left side, and the window is now larger. We know it's not perfect now and we will work hard in the upcoming weeks to polish it for release quality.

Newest beta version: 12.4.2281

Changes:
+ Fully new UI framework with modern graphics
+ Removed screensaver and desktop gadget
+ Huge internal changes for product stabilization

Download links:
- BETA testing - Overview & Download links
Known issues:
+ Some UI parts are not fully finished yet, excuse glitches
+ SmartScan and Browser Cleanup not finished
+ UI glitches in some expiration messaging dialogs
+ Web shield problems on Win 10 internal preview
+ Passwords synchronization setup flows are broken

Share your feedback and opinions about the new UI here.

your Avast team
 

Answer:avast New Beta version released - 12.4.2281

Captain Awesome said:


and yes HIPS includedClick to expand...

Good! Fingers crossed for Avast.
 

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Source: avast! forum

avast! AV Beta-Version [7.0.1414]

Feel free to download it here
http://files.avast.com/files/avast7r...irus_setup.exe
http://files.avast.com/files/avast7r...irus_setup.exe
http://files.avast.com/files/avast7r...rity_setup.exe
Fixed issues (from 7.0.1407)- Autosandbox BSODs
- Too much activity of File System Shield
- UI crashes
- Show Installation Completed window just once
- Problem with not running Mail shield
- Incorrect marking emails as a SPAM
- Slowdown of system after fresh installation
- UPDATE: Improved stability of Outlook plugins
- UPDATE: Improved localizations
- And some security & user improvements

How to install it
Just run the setup executable (links above). This version can be installed on top of your existing avast installation (7.x, 6.x).

Known issues
- incompatible with Win 8 Consumer Preview(will be fixed soon

http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=94790.0
Bit difficult keeping up with these updates
Please let avast! know of any issues.
 

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Microsoft has released new beta version of Internet Explorer 8. This release contains some great advances in Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and layout, programming model, performance, reliability, usability and service integration."We are eager to ensure that the transition to Internet Explorer 8 is seamless for you and your audience, and to give you a head start on using many of the new features with your sites and services. We encourage you to test your sites and services, and our platform implementation, and give us feedback!"more details:Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 Website : http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/...ess/default.htmInstall Internet Explorer 8:Windows Vista:http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details...;displaylang=enWindows XP:http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details...;displaylang=enkeep reading.......Thanks!

Answer:Internet Explorer 8 Beta - New Version Released

New and exciting features in Internet Explorer 8:Here are some end-user features you can expect to see in Internet Explorer 8 Beta.Visit: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/...NewFeatures.htmThanks!!

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Hi all,

new beta version is live: 2016.12.1.2271
We are now even closer to the release. This might be the last beta.

Changes:

+ Fixed issue with HIPS sensitivity set to highest - please verify our fix if you were affected by the issue
+ Fixed CyberCapture dialog in some localizations
+ The new implementation of Web Shield is now fully turned on
+ Updated translations

Download links as usual or just update your current beta.

Enjoy,
Petr
BETA testing - Overview & Download links
 

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Hi all,
new beta version is live: 12.3.2280
There are no new features, only bug fixes

Fixed:
+ Slowing down computer during installation, NEW August version: 12.3.2279
+ Unavailability to select other language during installation

Download links as usual or just update your current beta.
Previously introduced:
Passive mode:
- In this beta we would like to introduce new compatibility mode, which should solve compatibility issues, when Avast is being installed on a pc, where other AV is installed (and registred to WSC), Most of the shields are turned off, Avast should be updatable.

Enjoy,
Avast team
 

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Hi all,

new beta version is live: 2016.12.1.2268
As we are getting closer to the final release, please expect beta builds to come with higher frequency and shorter changelogs.

Changes:

+ Boot-time scan available to both online and offline users, while online users have opportunity to download additional virus definitions before the scan is scheduled
+ Fixed missing firewall profile selection dialog after installation and reboot
+ SafeZone browser - New design of bank mode landing pages
+ SafeZone browser - Start menu icon fixed on Win 10

Known issues:

- CyberCapture still holds local copy of the file which is in the protective custody even when CyberCapture feature is turned off in settings
- Registration to the Windows security center may not be successful in some cases

Download links as usual or just update your current beta.

Enjoy,
Petr

Download links of Betas:BETA testing - Overview & Download links
 

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Hi all,

new beta version is live: 2016.12.1.2272
We are now even closer to the release. This is probably the last beta.

Changes:

+ Fixed issue with user settings reset to default after program update
+ Fixed incompatibility with latest Windows 10 insider builds

Download links as usual or just update your current beta.

Enjoy,
Petr
BETA testing - Overview & Download links
 

Answer:NEW: Beta version released - 2016.12.1.2272

Can't wait for the full release. @Jack 's How to setup Avast Internet Security 2016 for Maximum Protection (Guide)

I feel like no other AV can keep up with Avast. (Maybe Kaspersky)
 

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Hi all,

new beta version is live: 12.2.2273
In this release, we are trying to finish a few long going internal projects. Especially the improved licensing and registration to Windows Security center.

Fixes and improvements:
+ New licensing system
+ New implementation of Windows Security center registration
+ Rescue Disc fixed

Known Issues:
- Inserting license into expired program may cause invisibility of some components in the program UI. Repair fixes the issue.
- New components menu is not yet fully functional
- Windows Security center registration may not be successful in some cases. But please, report all occurrences which are not fixed by reboot.
- SafePrice plugin for Firefox may not show all available offers

Download links as usual or just update your current beta.

Enjoy,
Petr

DL: BETA testing - Overview & Download links
 

Answer:Avast Beta version released - 12.2.2273

Thanks for the share Awesome.
 

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Hi all,
Various security applications like Kaspersky, MacAfee, Norton, Panda security, Bitdefender security and many other. these latest versions are designed to make them compatible with the latest Windows operating system, Windows 8. These applications have ability to detect and remove the recent malwares. They are having advanced features that are more powerful then the previous versions. Update your recent security application with the recent one, to secure your PC.

Answer:beta 2013 version is released of various security app.

A warning is appropriate about beta releases, especially when computer security is involved. The term Beta can mean a wide range of stages in completion of the final product (especially in regard to as yet unreleased W8) and the amount of internal testing made before offering it for public testing. Users should, as a general rule, not depend on beta releases for mission critical functionality for these reasons.

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Released: Avast Internet Security 12.2.2276

Changelog:
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# New :

Regular monthly program updates - automatic and silent, configurable via Settings.
Fully compatible with Windows 10 Anniversary Update.
The new Components menu in program Settings - an easier way to control which components are installed and running.
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Source: BRAND NEW VERSION: 12.2.2276
 

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Hi all,

new beta version is live: 2016.12.1.2266
In this beta we focused on internal improvements and bugfixes.

Changes:

+ SecureLine internal enhancements
+ Firewall profile switching rewritten
+ Avast screens are not displayed on Windows 10 lockscreens anymore
+ Boot time scan feature is now being downloaded on-demand
+ Fixed showing restart dialog too often and ignore postpone times

Known issues:

- User interface might freeze after inserting a license
- User interface might freeze when starting smart scan
- SafeZone Browser - Sometimes, Pay Mode fails to start. Restart of the browser should help
- SafeZone Browser - Dummy notifications and landing pages of Pay mode
- Boot time scan "on-demand download" does not work
- HNS scan sometimes does not finish at all

Download links as usual or just update your current beta.

Enjoy,
Petr

1. Download the beta installers:
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_free_antivirus_setup_online.exe
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_pro_antivirus_setup_online.exe
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_internet_security_setup_online.exe
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_premier_antivirus_setup_online.exe

OR

Offline beta installers:

http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_free_antivirus_setup.exe
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_pro_antivirus_setup.exe
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_internet_security_setup.exe
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_premier_antivirus_setup.exe
 

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Hi all,

new beta version is live: 2016.12.1.2267
In this beta we focused on internal improvements and bugfixes.

Changes:

+ Boot-time scan download dialog fixed
+ New CyberCapture feature is now part of DeepScreen (further explanation will come)
+ When Avast Firewall is turned off, Windows Firewall is started
+ Fixed crash which occurred when offline user tried to initiate a SecureLine connection
+ Fixed GUI freeze after license insertion
+ SafeZone - fixed possible problem with initialization of Bank mode (Pay mode is now Bank mode)

Known issues:

- SafeZone Browser - Dummy notifications and landing pages of Pay mode
- Missing firewal profile selection dialog after installation and reboot

Notes:

+ In the next beta, the boot-time scan will be enabled again for offline users (this decision was based on your feedback from the last beta). However, extended package of virus definitions will be still offered for download when the boot-time scan is scheduled.

Download links as usual or just update your current beta.

Enjoy,
Petr
1. Download the beta installers:
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_free_antivirus_setup_online.exe
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_pro_antivirus_setup_online.exe
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_internet_security_setup_online.exe
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_premier_antivirus_setup_online.exe

OR

Offline beta installers:

http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_free_antivirus_setup.exe
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_pro_antivirus_set... Read more

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Hi all,

new beta version is live: 2016.12.1.2270
As we are getting closer to release, please expect beta builds to come with higher frequency and shorter changelogs.

Changes:

+ Fixed service crashes caused by the new implementation of Web Shield
+ The new implementation of Web Shield is now fully turned on, please report any issues with browsing or with downloads
+ Fixed explorer scan settings - it is now possible to edit and save settings for this scan
+ Updated translations

Known issues:

- Registration to the Windows security center may still have some issues
- Highest HIPS sensitivity setting can prevent user from logging into Windows

Download links as usual or just update your current beta.

Enjoy,
Petr
Downloads-BETA testing - Overview & Download links
 

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Hi all,

new beta version is live: 2016.12.1.2268
As we are getting closer to the final release, please expect beta builds to come with higher frequency and shorter changelogs.

Changes:

+ Boot-time scan available to both online and offline users, while online users have opportunity to download additional virus definitions before the scan is scheduled
+ Fixed missing firewall profile selection dialog after installation and reboot
+ SafeZone browser - New design of bank mode landing pages
+ SafeZone browser - Start menu icon fixed on Win 10

Known issues:

- CyberCapture still holds local copy of the file which is in the protective custody even when CyberCapture feature is turned off in settings
- Registration to the Windows security center may not be successful in some cases

Download links as usual or just update your current beta.

Enjoy,
Petr

Download links of Betas:BETA testing - Overview & Download links
 

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Hi all,

new beta version is live: 2016.12.1.2265
In this beta we focused on internal improvements and bugfixes.

Changes:

+ Bugfixes
+ Passwords extension installation status bug fixed

Known issues:

- User interface might freeze after inserting a license
- SafeZone Browser - Sometimes, Pay Mode fails to start. Restart of the browser should help
- SafeZone Browser - Dummy notifications and landing pages of Pay mode
- SecureLine - trying to connect while offline might cause service crash

Download links as usual or just update your current beta.

Enjoy,
Petr
Download the beta installers:
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_free_antivirus_setup_online.exe
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_pro_antivirus_setup_online.exe
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_internet_security_setup_online.exe
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_premier_antivirus_setup_online.exe

OR

Offline beta installers:

http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_free_antivirus_setup.exe
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_pro_antivirus_setup.exe
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_internet_security_setup.exe
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_premier_antivirus_setup.exe
 

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Hi all,

new beta version is live: 2016.12.1.2271
We are now even closer to the release. This might be the last beta.

Changes:

+ Fixed issue with HIPS sensitivity set to highest - please verify our fix if you were affected by the issue
+ Fixed CyberCapture dialog in some localizations
+ The new implementation of Web Shield is now fully turned on
+ Updated translations

Download links as usual or just update your current beta.

Enjoy,
Petr
BETA testing - Overview & Download links
 

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Hi all,

new beta version is live: 2016.12.1.2269
As we are getting closer to release, please expect beta builds to come with higher frequency and shorter changelogs.

Changes:

+ New implementation of Web Shield will be soon turned on, please report any issues with browsing or with downloads
+ Fixed issues with displaing specific fonts in the UI
+ Fixed file locking in CyberCapture
+ Fixed service crashes on non-updated Windows 8.1
+ Updated translations

Known issues:

- Registration to the Windows security center may still have some issues.

Download links as usual or just update your current beta.

Enjoy,
Petr
Download: BETA testing - Overview & Download links
 

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Hi all,

new beta version is live: 2016.12.1.2272
We are now even closer to the release. This is probably the last beta.

Changes:

+ Fixed issue with user settings reset to default after program update
+ Fixed incompatibility with latest Windows 10 insider builds

Download links as usual or just update your current beta.

Enjoy,
Petr
BETA testing - Overview & Download links
 

Answer:Avast Beta version released - 2016.12.1.2272

Can't wait for the full release. @Jack 's How to setup Avast Internet Security 2016 for Maximum Protection (Guide)

I feel like no other AV can keep up with Avast. (Maybe Kaspersky)
 

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Issued complex Vba32 version 3.50.1.0 with recycled graphic interface also implements multithreading scanner. Unified installation package for the operating system (one package for all systems). Complex Vba32 version 3.50.1.0 is designed to run under OS from Windows XP SP3. Correct work on earlier versions of the OS is not available.Click to expand...

Original Link

Translated Link

Screenshot are in that link
 

Answer:Released beta version of VBA32 Workstation 3.50.1.0 c updated interface

I can just say "Wooohooo"! Finally some improvements!
It's still buggy beta, but whoa, I like it! Detection is amazing as always and GUI is pretty(I don't like polished GUI and stuff because I think that AV should protect, not entertain with glossy buttons and animation in tray).
 

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Hi all

Avast Free Antivirus NEW: Beta Version released - 2016.12.2.2275

In this release, we are trying to finish a few long-going internal projects. Especially improved licensing and registration to Windows Security center.

Fixes and improvements:
+ Fixed issues with the new implementation of Windows Security center registration
+ The new Settings > Components menu is ready - please report any issues

Known Issues:
- From time to time, Avast GUI opens without any apparent reason
NEW: Beta version released - 12.2.2275

With best Regards
Mops21
 

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Microsoft Windows AntiSpyware (Beta):
Windows Defender (Beta 2) is the final name for Microsoft’s antispyware solution. Current Windows AntiSpyware (Beta 1) customers will be notified automatically to upgrade.

Windows® Defender (Beta 2)
Version: 1051 - February 13, 2005

Windows Defender (Beta 2) is a free program that helps you stay productive by protecting your computer against pop-ups, slow performance and security threats caused by spyware and other potentially unwanted software.

Overview
This release includes enhanced features that reflect ongoing input from customers, as well as Microsoft’s growing understanding of the spyware landscape.

Specific features of Windows Defender Beta 2 include:

* A redesigned and simplified user interface – Incorporating feedback from our customers, the Windows Defender UI has been redesigned to make common tasks easier to accomplish with a warning system that adapts alert levels according to the severity of a threat so that it is less intrusive overall, but still ensures the user does not miss the most urgent alerts.
* Improved detection and removal – Based on a new engine, Windows Defender is able to detect and remove more threats posed by spyware and other potentially unwanted software. Real Time Protection has also been enhanced to better monitor key points in the operating system for changes.
* Protection for all users – Windows Defender can be run by all users on a computer with or without administrative privileges. This en... Read more

Answer:Microsoft Anti-Spyware Beta 2: Windows Defender (Beta 2) Released

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Hi all

Comodo Cloud Antivirus version 1.8.407387.418 Hotfix Version is Released!!!

Hi All,

We have released CCAV v1.8.407387.418 to fix following critical issue:

FIXES:
? In certain special cases invalid certificate could be considered valid in Win 8 and above.

Comodo Cloud Antivirus version 1.8.407387.418

Path:

http://download.comodo.com/ccav/installers/ccav_installer.exe

MD5: 1933c0b9b58a3730f6e07f1ee3a5c40f
SHA-1: 73f7216db73077fe4a5bd2479cfaecf3cf6ae091

You should receive update notification.

This is the only change made in this version.

We are working on a new and improved version of CCAV, planned by month end, that will have significant improvement with respect to Valkyrie integration with CCAV.

Additionally team is also working on a new GUI, planned in Feb-end, allowing multiple GUI themes.

Please keep your suggestions coming.

Thank you for all your support, we are determined to make CCAV a better product with every new release.

Thanks
-umesh

With best Regards
Mops21
 

Answer:Comodo Cloud Antivirus version 1.8.407387.418 Hotfix Version is Released!

Mops21 said:


Hi all

Comodo Cloud Antivirus version 1.8.407387.418 Hotfix Version is Released!!!

Hi All,

We have released CCAV v1.8.407387.418 to fix following critical issue:

FIXES:
? In certain special cases invalid certificate could be considered valid in Win 8 and above.

Comodo Cloud Antivirus version 1.8.407387.418

Path:

http://download.comodo.com/ccav/installers/ccav_installer.exe

MD5: 1933c0b9b58a3730f6e07f1ee3a5c40f
SHA-1: 73f7216db73077fe4a5bd2479cfaecf3cf6ae091

You should receive update notification.

This is the only change made in this version.

We are working on a new and improved version of CCAV, planned by month end, that will have significant improvement with respect to Valkyrie integration with CCAV.

Additionally team is also working on a new GUI, planned in Feb-end, allowing multiple GUI themes.

Please keep your suggestions coming.

Thank you for all your support, we are determined to make CCAV a better product with every new release.

Thanks
-umesh

With best Regards
Mops21Click to expand...

Protection against MBR (Petya ransomware) should be integrated. Bypasses THIS MALICIOUS ccav.
 

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Anyone had access yet can report back any improvements over RC1 / RC2 please.

Answer:business version versus beta version

and I'll let you know.

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What version of Vista is Vista Beta RC1 a beta version of? Ultimate? This is the first beta of Vista that I have installed.

Thanks.
 

Answer:Vista beta is beta of what version?

Yes RC1 is Vista Ultimate. If you setup user accounts /w password and not automatically logging in then you see that right at the bottom of the logon screen. As well as under the system properties. Actually there quite a few places that displays it.

Have fun with it and give as much feedback to Microsoft as possible.
 

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Quote:
- 7-Zip now supports files that are larger than 8 GB in TAR archives.
- NSIS support was improved.
- Some bugs were fixed.
- New localizations: Hindi, Gujarati, Sanskrit.


Homepage

Answer:7-Zip 9.16 Beta Released

I dont know what the point of that is! The original is nice and compact!

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We are happy to announce the immediate availability of the Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI) 2.0 Beta.

We hope you will take the opportunity to join the last part of the testing phase before Secunia PSI 2.0 goes "Final". By joining the beta you can help make the new Secunia PSI 2.0 a better product which hopefully will help millions of users securing themselves against the threat from having unpatched programs.

Read more in the official blog:
http://secunia.com/blog/123/

Download:
http://secunia.com/PSI2SetupBeta.exeClick to expand...

An improvement as I have graphics now



 

Answer:PSI 2.0 Beta released

Thanks for the heads up Mucks - Secunia PSI is one of the most useful tools and something I always stick on any PC I use .

This version looks a lot better on the eyes
 

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7-Zip 9.12 Beta is available. Changelog below.



   Information

What's new:

- ZIP / PPMd compression ratio was improved in Maximum and Ultra modes.
- The BUG in 7-Zip 9.* beta was fixed: LZMA2 codec didn't work,
if more than 10 threads were used (or more than 20 threads in some modes).

7-Zip

Answer:7-Zip 9.12 Beta Released

Thanks for the heads up on 7 zip Airbot, just noticed the supermod badge, the color looks good on you

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7-Zip 9.11 Beta s available. Changelog below-



   Information

9.11 beta 2010-03-15
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- 7-Zip now supports PPMd compression in .ZIP archives.
- Speed optimizations in PPMd codec.
- The support for archives in installers was improved.
- Some bugs were fixed.
- New localization: Kazakh.
7-Zip

Answer:7-Zip 9.11 Beta released

Thank you for update Aaron.

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June 4, 2010

7-Zip 9.14 is available. Changelog below.


   Information

- WIM support was improved.

7-Zip

Answer:7-Zip 9.14 Beta Released

Thanks, updated. Whats WIM?

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November 2, 2010
7-Zip 9.18 Beta is available. Changelog below.



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9.18 beta 2010-11-02
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- 7-Zip now can unpack SquashFS and CramFS filesystem images.
- 7-Zip now can unpack some TAR and ISO archives with incorrect headers.
- New small SFX module for installers (in Extra package).
- Some bugs were fixed.




November 11, 2010

Updated to 9.19.



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9.19 beta 2010-11-11
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- The console version now doesn't show entered password.
- Some bugs were fixed.


November 18, 2010

Uodated to 9.20.



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9.20 2010-11-18
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- Some bugs were fixed.


7-Zip

Answer:7-Zip 9.20 Beta Released

Thanks.

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A short but sweet update this time:

- Disk fragmentation problem for ZIP archives created by 7-Zip was fixed.

Homepage

Answer:7-Zip 9.17 Beta Released

7-Zip latest beta version out.
Both 32-Bit and 64-Bit available for DOWNLOAD.

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Hi all

AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 17.3.3009

NEW: AVG Antivirus Beta 17.3.3009

With best Regards
Mops21
 

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Piriforms Speccy beta 1.00.108 is available.



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The beta version of our new tool Speccy has been updated to include the following features: Added text highlighting and copying.
.Speccy files now contain a checksum.
Improved filtering of duplicate peripherals.
Improved support for graphics temperatures.
Added /debug mode to help with bug fixing.
Lots of small stability fixes and graphics tweaks.


Speccy

Answer:Speccy Beta 1.00.108 released

Thanks!

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Piriforms Speccy 1.01 stable version available.
April 23rd, 2010


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Thanks to all the Speccy beta testers we've fixed all the major and most of the minor bugs So we've just released the first non-beta build version.

With many more features planned, this is just the start of a great product!

Change log: First full non-beta release.
Multi-language support added- note only English in this installer.
Save settings to INI added.
Standardized on sentence case for labels.
Improved large font support.
Lots of minor text tweaks and stability fixes.

Speccy

Answer:Speccy Beta 1.01 Released

Speccy has been updated:

* First full non-beta release.
* Multi-language support added- note only English in this installer.
* Save settings to INI added.
* Standardized on sentence case for labels.
* Improved large font support.
* Lots of minor text tweaks and stability fixes.

Download

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I downloaded my copy yesterday.

Firefox 3.6.4 Beta Released

Answer:Firefox 3.6.4 beta released

Thanks; I will give it a try.

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Avast dropped a new beta build v17.3.2289.

Changes:

Issue with playing HTML5 videos in the SafeZone browser
Improved compatibility with Windows 10 Creators Update
Fixed issue with disabling components, which require restart
Avast account login is back on the dashboard
Fixed time and formatting for scheduled scans UI
Download Beta:
BETA testing - Overview & Download links

Known issues:

Scans do not start on scheduled time
Cleanup does not show progress when executed on scheduled time
If you are willing to help, please see this new thread about licensing changes in the beta channel:
New licensing in the beta channel
 

Answer:Avast 17.3.x Beta released

Thank you
 

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Opera Software today announced the first public Beta of Opera 9. This version includes Widgets, small Web programs running in their own windows that are fun, easy-to-use and live on users' desktops. The Opera 9 Beta also features support for BitTorrent, a popular file downloading technology, in addition to an easy-to-use content blocker and thumbnail previews of tabbed sites.

And yes, Opera remains available free of charge.

Changelog: http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/windows/900b1/

Downloads:
Windows: http://www.opera.com/download/index....indows&local=y
Solaris Sparc: http://www.opera.com/download/index....0Sparc&local=y
Macintosh: http://www.opera.com/download/index....=MacOS&local=y
Linux Sparc: http://www.opera.com/download/index....0Sparc&local=y
Linux PowerPC: http://www.opera.com/download/index....owerPC&local=y
Linux i386: http://www.opera.com/download/index....20i386&local=y
FreeBSD i386: http://www.opera.com/download/index....20i386&local=y

Answer:Opera 9 beta released

didn't opera 8 have bittorrent too?

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October 19, 2010

Piriforms new Defraggler 2.0 Beta version is available. Changelog below.


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Today marks a milestone in the Defraggler product history. After nearly a year of development and testing, we're proud to release the first test version of the new Defraggler v2.0!
This new release pushes the capabilities of Defraggler far beyond any other free defragmentation tool, by offering complete offline defrag during the boot process with full OS support.
Additionally the UI has been improved with a new Drive Map and customizations. We've also rearchitected the internal defrag processes to make it faster and more efficient!
This is a Beta version, so we don't recommend it for general usage just yet. We're confident it's bug free, but please only use it on test systems until we release the final build. Don't worry this will be in weeks, not months.

Download Defraggler v2.0 beta now from our Download Center.

Answer:Defraggler 2.0 Beta Released

I used JK Defrag, which is now MyDefrag. In part, I was excited to have 64-bit software. Now, of course, there is a great deal more 64-bit sw.

I love what Pinform has done with all their software, and will need to try defraggler.

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Quote:


Avast 5.0 beta was released yesterday. This new version comes with a clean interface instead of the hard to operate media player type GUI it had. At the moment it has several limitations and bugs, so casual users stay away. If you want to just test it out go ahead.
A list of the current limitations can be found here.


Download Avast 5.0 beta (version 5.0.70)

Answer:Avast 5.0 beta released

Is it working on x64?

EDIT: OK, I installed it ok on x64. So far, only problem I see is that the note that gets put into Outlook emails is not working.

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Hello all, another Firefox release update from me!

Firefox 5 Beta 1 and Firefox 6 Alpha 1 are available to download now:

Firefox 5 Beta Just Around the Corner - Softpedia

A portable version can also be found here: MEGAUPLOAD - The leading online storage and file delivery service

I know people can be wary about downloading from file sharing websites, such as megaupload, so I have included a Jotti virus scan result (I would've used virustotal if it would connect)

Firefox_Portable_5.0b2_Multilingual_Online.paf.exe - Jotti's malware scan

Enjoy folks!

Tom

Answer:Firefox 5 Beta 2 Released

Firefox 6.0a1, and 7.0a1 are extremely stable for a change.

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https://secure.avg.com/gb-en/77134

2014 Beta program has started
 

Answer:AVG 2014 Beta Released

RE: AVG 2014 RELEASED!

There aren't many changes!
 

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Firefox 3.6.4 Beta 3 Released
Firefox 3.6.4 is a security and stability update to earlier versions of Firefox 3.6.x. The actual public release of Firefox 3.6.4 is targeted for May 13 but the developers have decided to provide an update to Firefox users who have been running beta versions and developer builds of Firefox 3.6.4. This update is already provided via the build in update checker of the web browser and will update Firefox to Firefox 3.6.4 Beta 3.
Users who are running a beta or developer version of Firefox 3.6.4 can go to Help > Check for Updates to display the information about the update with options to download and install it right away.

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For any of you who want to beta test the new firefox, here it is:

Firefox 4 Beta

And Firefox 4.0 Beta 3 (4 hasn't been released yet) portable, can be found here:

Mozilla Firefox, Portable Edition 4.0 Beta 3 and Gecko Layout Engine Test Versions | PortableApps.com - Portable software for USB drives

Answer:Firefox 4.0 Beta 4 Released

Thanks Tom, updated and very fast indeed and hope IE9beta will match this speed.

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Hello all,

The latest version of Firefox 4 Beta has been released, Firefox 4.0b9

It can be downloaded here

The long list of changes in the new beta release can be found here

And the features of Firefox 4 Beta can be found here

Enjoy!

Tom

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Speedfan 4.42 Beta 2 is available. Changelog below.


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Must be registered to download the Beta though.


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SpeedFan 4.42 Beta 2 is online!
Users of nVidia video cards are encouraged to test it as it should be able to show temperatures, voltages and fan speeds. Added support for external USB drive enclosures using JMicron chipset. Bug fixes as alway.
I need your reports, especially if you have an nVidia video card.
SpeedFan 4.42 beta 2 (28 aug 2010)
Because of the nature of this beta, please, do not mirror (it would be a copyright violation) this file.
Greatly improved support for nVidia video cards. Fixed Intel QST support. Added support for external USB drive enclosures using JMicron chipsets. Bug fixes and improvements as always. In order to run this beta, simply install SpeedFan 4.40, then replace the EXE and then run SpeedFan as usual.
Please, use the SEND REPORT facility on the INFO tab to help me to evaluate the improvements I coded.


SpeedFan Beta Program

Answer:Speedfan 4.42 Beta 2 Released

Thanks, I had been considering installing this program.

~Maxx~

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Opera today released the beta of Opera 10.50 ? the latest and the most advanced version of its cutting-edge desktop Web browser. Besides being the fastest Web browser, Opera 10.50 beta also offers a minimalist, sleek design and maximum browsing space. The latest from Opera comes with a wide array of features and functionality and more Web standards support. Best of all, it is free and currently available for Windows users at Opera Web Browser | Faster & safer | Download the new Internet browsers free. Mac and Linux betas are expected hard on the heels of the Windows release.
Download from Operas Website Opera Web Browser | Faster & safer | Download the new Internet browsers free

Answer:Opera 10.50 beta has been released

Seems it's the fastest browser on the earth now. Let's Chrome and IE will do.

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Firefox 3.6.4 Beta Released
Firefox 3.6.4 has been in the talks lately because of the intention of the Mozilla developers to add out-of-process plugins to that version of the web browser which basically means that popular plugins run in their own process instead of the main browser process. This is beneficial in case of a plugin crash as it will only take down its own process and not the whole web browser.
The feature was first introduced in the development release Firefox 3.6.3 Plugin 1 and has been carried over to the first beta release of Firefox 3.6.4.
The major feature of the beta is the out-of-process functionality. But the new version fixes several security and stability issues in Firefox 3.6.3 as well.

Answer:Firefox 3.6.4 Beta Released

Download link

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Paint.net 3.5.5 Beta 1 is available. Changelog below.



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- Fixed the bug where saving as 8-bit PNG/GIF/BMP wasn?t always working. This often happened when ?Auto? bit-depth was selected, and based on the color complexity of the image it would choose 8-bit (for a smaller file-size) and then fail with ?error?. Usually this only happened with larger images.
- Improved performance of Gaussian Blur by 30-40% depending on your CPU (Intel Core i7 seems to show the best improvement).
- Improved performance of all the layer blend modes by 15-30%, depending on your CPU (Intel Atom seems to show the best improvement).
- Improved performance of zooming with the mouse wheel on dual-core Intel Atom systems.

Download Paint.NET

Answer:Paint.Net 3.5.5 Beta 1+2 Released

I've never tried Paint.net. I might sometime
Thanks for the update.

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Hello all,

Once again, here is another post from me about Firefox 4 Beta

Mozilla have just released the latest version of Firefox (4b11).

It is available for download from here

A portable version hasn't yet been released but check PortableApps.com every now and then because it should be up in the near future

Enjoy!

Tom

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If anyone wants to download it and test it, here is the link from Trend Micro:

http://free.antivirus.com/hijackthis/?page=download

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Answer:HijackThis 2.0.3 Beta Released

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Finally, after some time now, Opera 10.5 beta has been released.

You can download it from Opera Web Site.

From I?ve been testing, this browser is not crashing as 10.5 pre alpha did.

It?s super fast and very stable.

Plus a very nice looking UI

Answer:Opera 10.5 Beta Released.

I think this has been covered already.

Opera-The fastest browser!

Still not as fast as the latest dev builds of Chrome.

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Source



Firefox 4 Beta

Beta version 1: released July 6th, 2010
These are the release notes for the first version of the Firefox 4 Beta, based on the Gecko 2.0 Web platform. Please read below for more detailed information about what's new in this version of the beta release, as well as the known issues.

We rely on your feedback to help shape our products, so we've bundled a Feedback Add-On with the Firefox 4 Beta that provides an easy to use Feedback button.

If you want to test Add-Ons with Firefox 4 Beta, you will need to install the Add-On Compatibility Reporter first.Click to expand...





Tabs are now on top by default on Windows only - OSX and Linux will be changing when the theme has been modified to support the change.
On Windows Vista and Windows 7 the menu bar has been replaced with the Firefox button.
You can search for and switch to already open tabs in the Smart Location Bar
New Addons Manager and extension management API (UI will be changed before final release)
Significant API improvements are available for JS-ctypes, a foreign function interface for extensions.
The stop and reload buttons have been merged into a single button on Windows, Mac and Linux.
The Bookmarks Toolbar has been replaced with a Bookmarks Button by default (you can switch it back if you'd like).
Crash protection for Windows, Linux, and Mac when there is a crash in the Adobe Flash, Apple Quicktime or Microsoft Silverlight plugin... Read more

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The next beta of Firefox 3 has been uploaded to the Mozilla ftp site and is currently distributed to all mirror websites to ensure speedy downloads when the announcement is made on the official website. You can already grab it from several mirrors so if you want to avoid slow connections and downloads to the server once everyone starts downloading it.
The official release notes to not state what has been updated and changed in this new release but there will surely be an announcement soon about this. The new release is entitled release candidate as well.
I did discover only one new improvement so far that was announced on the gemal blog. It stated that Firefox 3 beta 5 will have improved connection parallelism. What this means is a increase in simultaneous connections which should make Firefox even faster if you have not altered the settings yet.

Firefox 3 Beta 5 has been released

Answer:Firefox 3 Beta 5 has been released

Have to check and see if it is on auto updates later.

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For all those who use IE7 and want a few more options like adblocker, mouse gestures, and much more all with low resource usage. It now works on the 64 bit version of IE7. Amazing little app. Firefox and Opera who?

http://dl.ie7pro.com/ie7prodl/beta/IE7ProSetup_2.0-Alpha1.x64.exe

If you havnt heard of this before, the 32bit version is also on their site.
 

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Source Opera 10 Beta 2 Released

Opera 10 Beta 2 was released earlier today by the Opera development team. Users who are already using a version of Opera 10 should consider upgrading to this new release which brings it one step closer to the first release candidate. The changelog lists many changes for this release especially for the Opera user interface, mail, chat and news, display and scripting, security and network. The Windows changelog alone lists more than 100 items that have been added, changed or fixed in Opera 10 Beta 2.
Many users in the Opera forum are reporting problems with the new beta release. The developers are actually warning users stating that it ?may have severe known issues, including crashes and data loss situations?. That?s not very encouraging and it is therefor suggested to try the web browser in a test environment and not in a productive environment to ensure that it is working without problems.

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Mod Edit: Latest release - http://malwaretips.com/Thread-avast-8-beta-Released?pid=103639#pid103639

Hi all!

It's finally here! avast! 8 public beta is now ready! The build number is 8.0.1476. A few things to point out:

You'll immediately notice the new GUI. We are excited to hear your feedback
The Software Updater is a new tool for helping you keep apps up to date. Give it a try
There is a new product tier called Premier, it includes 3 new features:
? Data Shredder for wiping files, drives, and partitions
? Software Updater in autoupdate mode
? AccessAnywhere for remotely connecting to your PC no matter where you are

There is also a Browser Cleanup tool; it's a standalone utility for getting rid of invasive toolbars. This utility is also
integrated in all avast! editions just to make things simpler.

Other improvements have been made to our FileRep and WebRep to help keep identify new threats in near real-time.
And finally, our Streaming Updates make sure you have the lastes virus definitions.

We hope you will find avast! 8 to be a great product and we sincerely appreciate you taking part in the beta and sharing your feedback with us.
Please use our new https://feedback.avast.com (click 'Login', then 'Single Sign-On' and you'll be logged in automagically if you are already logged in the forum or you'll be asked for your forum credentials).

Download locations
http://files.avast.com/test5beta/avast_free_antivirus_setup.e... Read more

Answer:avast 8 beta Released.

Thanks for the posting the latest news!

Unfortunately, I can't say I'm excited about their new changes and no current Windows 8 support.

Let's see if I change my mind after I watch a few video product reviews, when released.
 

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The Trend Micro site and the MajorGeeks site are listing version 2.0.5 beta of HiJackThis as being released, however I discovered that it's the same version 2.0.4 and the same 1.33 MB file size that's been out for quite awhile.

If anyone is considering downloading and installing it and using it, they might want to wait until it's confirmed that version 2.0.5 beta has been released and the download links are fixed.

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Answer:HiJackThis 2.0.5 Beta Released???

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Because of the nature of this beta, please, do not mirror (it would be a copyright violation) this file. Only available if you register.


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Added support for new CPUs. Please, send me reports from your Intel Core i3, i5 and i7. Added an option to greatly improve startup speed (look in CONFIGURE / OPTIONS and uncheck "Do SMART Summary Error Log on startup"). The UI now properly updates SMART data ablout the currently selected hard disk, including SHORT and EXTENDED TEST status. Added support for external USB enclosures using Cypress chipsets. Now you should be able to investigate those hard disks as if they were internal ones.
Beta 3 adds full support for Intel 5 Series and Intel 3400 Series SMBus and avoids linking USB hard disks that are still not supported.

Please, use the SEND REPORT facility on the INFO tab to help me to evaluate the improvements I coded.

In order to run this beta, simply install SpeedFan 4.40, then replace the EXE and then run SpeedFan as usual.

SpeedFan

Answer:SpeedFan 4.41 beta 3 released

Thanks for the info Aaron !!

- Captain

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ESET Smart Security and ESET NOD32 Antivirus 9

As a valuable member of our BETA-testing community on Centercode, we want to let you know that in a few days you will get the exclusive opportunity to download and try out the version 9 of our ESET Smart Security and ESET NOD32 Antivirus products so stay tuned!

To get the latest BETA news straight from ESET, follow us on Facebook or Twitter.

Thank you!

Your ESET BETA team
 

Answer:ESET 9 Beta released

Looking forward to it. It will be interesting to see what they have put together for us.

To fix some of the isolated issues all that may be required is a minor version update.
 

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not much info yet but but there is a picture and more info at this post on Wilders
http://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=357523

This is a post that is visible to Honorary Members and higher on the Malwarebytes forum
https://forums.malwarebytes.org/index.php?showtopic=138501

James
 

Answer:MBAM 2.00 Beta Released

I like the GUI.

Enjoy!!
 

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Slashdot | Firefox 3.1 Beta 3 Released

ftp.osuosl.org :: Oregon State University Open Source Lab

Downloading now...

Answer:Firefox 3.1 Beta 3 Released

Any estimated time on when the full release is coming out?

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Thunderbird 3 Beta 4 Released

The Mozilla Thunderbird development team has released beta 4 of the upcoming Thunderbird 3 desktop email client. The new version of the popular email client is already available for download at the Mozilla Thunderbird website. Downloads are as usual available for all supported operating systems (Microsoft Windows, Linux and Apple Macintosh) and languages.
The release notes contain a huge list of new features and improvements including a new email search with advanced filtering options, global search with autocomplete, smart folders, tabbed email messages, new add-ons manager, improved address book, better Gmail integration and integration into Windows Vista?s search results.

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Internet Explorer 8 Readiness Toolkit

Internet Explorer 8 Readiness Toolkit

Those are the pages to watch. The first provides the download links and the second is about the new features in IE8. Careful as this gives the meaning to the word BETA.

Answer:IE8 Beta released to public

Just in time it seems! For some reason XP refused to load and the system restore point that did work brought everything back to Square #1! Let's give this one a test run.

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November 11, 2010

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 1.50 Beta is availabe. Changelog below.


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New Features

We are very excited about these major improvements in Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.50. This version represents a complete overhaul of much of our functionality. Among the highlights are:

Dramatically improved scan speed: up to 5 times faster.
Dramatically improved stability of both the scanner and protection module (free and pro version, respectively).
More responsive: program loads up to 3 times faster, and protection module has lower impact on system resources (pro version only).
New internal detection algorithms enable detection of more real-world malware.

You can now add files and folders to the ignore list manually.
Ability to schedule and unschedule scans and updates from the command line (pro version only).
Notifications of blocked malicious websites now include additional details such as type, port, and process on Windows Vista and higher.
Dramatically improved flash scan (pro version only) -- determine whether a more in-depth scan is needed, in less than 10 seconds on many machines.
One-touch easy-to-use option to keep protection up-to-date automatically (pro version only).
"Warn if database is outdated by:" option now warns if the database is far out-of-date (7 days by default), including for protection (pro version only).

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.50 Public Beta Now Available

Answer:Malwarebytes 1.50 Beta Released

Thanks Aaron, downloading it now

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Hello Everyone,

We are excited to announce that COMODO Internet Security/Antivirus/Firewall 7.0.312140.4101 RC is ready for your review.

Thank you very much for your cooperation and support during the BETA testing! Thanks to your feedback and the excellent work of our teams worldwide, we have addressed 100+ bugs and several improvements over the last CIS 7.0 Beta release. You can see a selected set of these in release notes section below.

What's new in 7.0.312140.4101?

New

Protected Data Folder
New data security feature which makes important files completely invisible to programs running in the sandbox. Files placed inside a ?Protected Data Folder? cannot be read, accessed or modified by any sandboxed application.
Improved

Viruscope alert says file is suspicious, but killswitch and active process list say rating is unknown
Network Zones IP copy&paste issue
Mis-function of URLfilter import category
URLfilter site blocked message displayed in browser is a bit unfriendly and contains two spelling mistakes
Upload suspicious files (files, which behavior was detected as suspicious by Viruscope)to Comodo to add an AV signature
During installation of CIS, give user a choice whether to participate/ not participate in sending data usage to improve CIS usability

Fixed

Changing Action from Ask To Allow/Block Fails for Creating Custom HIPS Ruleset
Browser does not show " The page is blocked by COMODO Internet Security" after blocking a website using Urlfil... Read more

Answer:Comodo IS v7 Beta RC1 released

i can tell that v7 run very light and smooth on my machine
 

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Opera released version 10 Neta 3 today. They claim that it is more stable than beta 2 and beta 3.
If you were using version 10 before, in this build the saving of a session issue is fixed.
Read more: Opera Desktop Team - Opera 10.0 Beta 3

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March 15, 2012

Doctor Web informs users about the release of Dr.Web anti-virus 7.0 beta for Android.

Currently the beta-version is available for free downloading from Android Market and runs under Android 2.1 and later. The updated anti-virus features the improved user interface and the Cloud Checker component. This module uses a cloud technology to scan links opened in a browser. As the user clicks on a link, it is sent automatically to the cloud service which determines whether the target web-site is safe and checks if it falls into an objectionable content category If the address is found in the objectionable or bogus site database, access to the web-page is blocked. In addition, the updated program includes several functional improvements.

Dr.Web 7.0 beta for Android comes with a limited validity key file. In addition to anti-Virus and Cloud Checker modules the application also includes anti-thief and anti-spam components.Click to expand...

Link
 

Answer:Dr.Web 7.0 beta for Android released

Thanks for the update. Was waiting till some Beta came out from them. Time to test
 

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hi !
Opera 10 beta 2 released: Opera Web Browser | Faster & safer | Download the new Internet browsers free

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hi !
Opera 10 beta has been released: Opera Web Browser | Faster & safer | Download the new Internet browsers free
i´m testing it now, it seems to be working...
i´m running it with limited speed (bandwith) using "netlimit 2 pro", so that i can test the "Turbo" and it seems to be doing a good job.
i´ve tested Opera 10 alpha earlier, so now it will be very interesting to see what the differences are.

Answer:Opera 10 beta released !

Thanks for the heads up Will check it out.

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Just downloaded update.

Firefox web browser | Faster, more secure, & customizable

Answer:Firefox 3.1 Beta 3 released

The link for the beta download page is Firefox web browser | Help us test the latest beta

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Wow, an actual update to the ancient program.
May 11, 2011

Spybot-S&D Beta

Answer:Spybot S&D 2.0.3 Beta 1 Released

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For those interested,

Dear customer,

UltraMon 3.0 Beta 1 has been released, this release introduces a redesigned Smart Taskbar with toolbar docking and support for the Windows Vista look.

Please note that this release is less mature than UltraMon 2.7.1, and is mainly recommended if you:

- are using Windows Vista,
- are affected by an issue which was fixed in this release,
- or want to try the new features

See the release notes at http://www.realtimesoft.com/ultramon/relnotes/3.0.0.asp for more information, the new release can be downloaded from http://www.realtimesoft.com/ultramon/download_beta.asp.

Please send feedback to [email protected], this e-mail comes from an unmonitored account and replies will be ignored.

Regards,

Christian Studer
http://www.realtimesoft.comClick to expand...

It works great, so far. There has been a few things removed for this beta, but will most likely be added in the future; i.e buttons. There's also some new and anticipated features, but you'll have to check the release notes and give it a whirl. Again, this is a beta, so while some things may not work well, please just submit the proper bug reports and give the author some patience to smooth out the issues.
 

Answer:Ultramon 3.0.0 (beta 1) released!

Thanks!! I've been waiting for this.. Thanks for the head up.. Going to go d/l it right now..
 

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M$ has released IE9 today. I feel it's better than IE8, especially when visiting webpages full of images. Although right now, IE is not my main browser (nor will I ever consider to switch back to IE until IE9 goes gold), what do you guys think of it?

Answer:IE9 beta has been released today.

Haven't tried it yet.  Do you know what happens when the final/official version of IE9 is released for people who have installed IE9 beta?  Will they need to uninstall the beta version and install the official version or will the beta version get updates as needed to make it, in effect, become the final version?

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May 15, 2010

Firefox 3.6.4 Beta 4 is available. Changelog below -


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Firefox 3.6.4 provides uninterrupted browsing for Windows and Linux users when there is a crash in the Adobe Flash, Apple Quicktime or Microsoft Silverlight plugins.
If a plugin crashes or freezes, it will not affect the rest of Firefox. You will be able to reload the page to restart the plugin and try again.
Firefox 3.6.4 also fixes the following issues found in previous versions of Firefox 3.6:
Fixed several security issues.
Fixed several stability issues.
Please see the complete list of changes in this version. You may also be interested in the Firefox 3.6.3 release notes for a list of changes in the previous version.

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Beta 4 -

Probably the same as the final 3.6.4 version.

Answer:Firefox 3.6.4 Beta 4 Released

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Firefox 3.6.4 Inches Forward, New Beta Download Available.



The next update to Firefox 3.6 inches forward with Mozilla hammering away at the upcoming release, but with slow progress so far. In all fairness, Firefox 3.6.4 is a shift from the refreshes that are served to major versions of the open source browser. In this regard, unlike normal, minor updates focused on delivering stability improvements and security patches, version 3.6.4 is a Frankenstein build, having swallowed codename Lorentz and Firefox 3.7 in order to offer users Out of Process Plugins as soon as possible. At the end of the past week, Mozilla made available for download a new development milestone of Firefox 3.6.4, as it prepares to launch the fully fledged update.

"Firefox 3.6.4 provides uninterrupted browsing for Windows and Linux users when there is a crash in the Adobe Flash, Apple Quicktime or Microsoft Silverlight plugins,? an excerpt from the release notes accompanying v.3.6.4 Beta (Build 4) reads. ?If a plugin crashes or freezes, it will not affect the rest of Firefox. You will be able to reload the page to restart the plugin and try again.?

OOPP was the feature that justified Firefox 3.7 for Mozilla. In this sense, when the decision was made to offer OOPP to Firefox 3.6.x users, all plans for Firefox 3.7 were folded. Mozilla already confirmed officially that Firefox 4.0 would be the next major release of the open source browser, a milestone that is currently planned for l... Read more

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Just got the December Winpatrol newsletter and apparently WinAntiRansom just got released (now out of beta). I tried it a couple times in beta and it had some issues/weirdness/lack of usefulness then that kept me from even bothering to mess with it, even though I bought a couple lifetime licenses out of loyalty due to my years of using winpatrol. Here's to hoping it's a worthwhile product. The beta forums weren't very positive =( WinAntiRansom

WinAntiRansom Released Today!
Declare WAR on Ransomware!
That's right, we are officially releasing WinAntiRansom today!

WinAntiRansom does the following:

Detects and blocks known Ransomware from multiple industry sources!
Detects and blocks most Malware and other suspicious programs!
Gives you the to power to block any program you want. (Like the annoying Windows 10 update programs so many of you have asked us for help in blocking.)
Uses whitelisting technology to prevent unwanted programs from touching the data you place in your SafeZone.
Kills programs behaving badly... But gives you the ability to easily allow (whitelist) any programs(s) with the click of the mouse.
Stop Ransomware in it's tracks! Kill it BEFORE it encyrpts your data!

WinAntiRansom (like all of our products) is compatible with all other security products. It was designed to run in support of other security products, as a part of a layered security solution.
 

Answer:WinAntiRansom Released (beta is over)

Hi,
Thanks but the second link on your post look a little suspicious, it just redirect to winpatrol's website.
 

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Get it now: http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/beta/My initial non-scientific testing has been positive. 90% of my addons worked fine once I installed the Addon Compatibility Reporter addon which re-enables all addons and allows you to report back to Mozilla which ones work and which ones don't.Overall, Firefox 4 beta 1 seems only a little different from my faithful 3.6. Sure, the tabs are now placed along the top but I can see myself getting used to that.Things do seem more snappy and responsive. And there seems to be a significant, quantifiable, improvement in Javascript execution. I ran both Firefox 3.6 and 4.0b1 through a little benchmark I found online wherein Firefox 4.0b was rated as 266% time faster in executing Javascript.

Answer:Firefox 4 beta 1 released!

Firefox 4.0 does not show tabs on the top side of window in Windows XP. The putting of tabs on top and Firefox button on top-left, looks like a copy of Opera style.

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SourceFirefox 4 BetaBeta version 1: released July 6th, 2010These are the release notes for the first version of the Firefox 4 Beta, based on the Gecko 2.0 Web platform. Please read below for more detailed information about what's new in this version of the beta release, as well as the known issues.We rely on your feedback to help shape our products, so we've bundled a Feedback Add-On with the Firefox 4 Beta that provides an easy to use Feedback button.If you want to test Add-Ons with Firefox 4 Beta, you will need to install the Add-On Compatibility Reporter first.Tabs are now on top by default on Windows only - OSX and Linux will be changing when the theme has been modified to support the change. On Windows Vista and Windows 7 the menu bar has been replaced with the Firefox button. You can search for and switch to already open tabs in the Smart Location Bar New Addons Manager and extension management API (UI will be changed before final release) Significant API improvements are available for JS-ctypes, a foreign function interface for extensions. The stop and reload buttons have been merged into a single button on Windows, Mac and Linux. The Bookmarks Toolbar has been replaced with a Bookmarks Button by default (you can switch it back if you'd like). Crash protection for Windows, Linux, and Mac when there is a crash in the Adobe Flash, Apple Quicktime or Microsoft Silverlight plugins. CSS Transitions are partially supported. Full WebGL support is in... Read more

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Trustware announce the release of a limited Beta version for BufferZone Pro v. 4.0
Those who have been waiting for a 64 bit version of BufferZone Pro need to wait no longer because version 4 will support the 64bits :yipi:

To register for the beta program, or for more information, go here
 

Answer:BufferZone Pro 4.0 Beta Released

I tried Bufferzone and it's a great product. I'm glad they released a working version for the 64bit
OS. Hopefully they will improve on this beta and make it even better. 2+ rep thanks for the info.
 

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Download here: Firefox 4.0 beta 7

Changelog:
Uses J?gerMonkey, a new, faster JavaScript engine
WebGL is enabled by default on Windows and Mac OS X. WebGL support requires an OpenGL-capable graphics card. Support for other graphics cards on Windows (specifically Intel GPUs) and Linux will be coming in a future beta
Certain rendering operations are now hardware-accelerated using Direct3D 9 on Windows XP, Direct3D 10 on Windows Vista and 7, and OpenGL on Mac OS X
Improved web typography using OpenType with support for ligatures, kerning and font variants
HTML5 Forms API makes web based forms easier to implement and validate

Answer:Firefox 4.0 beta 7 released

Its a lot faster than 3.6

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Febuary 8, 2011

Firefox 4 Beta 11 is available. Download link below.

Mozilla Firefox 4.0 Beta 11 Download
http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/4.0b11/whatsnew/

Changelog

Support for the proposed Do Not Track ("DNT") header
Connection status messages are now shown in a small overlay
WebGL has been re-enabled on Linux
The default homepage design has been refreshed
Firefox no longer switches into offline mode automatically

Answer:Firefox 4.0 Beta 11 released

wheres the changelog?

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Rainmeter 1.2 beta (r320) available. Changelog below -





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Change log after the jump

Major changes so far:

New !bang - !RainmeterRefreshApp
Does a full refresh of all skins and reloads the list of configs and Rainmeter.ini settings. This is the same as "Refresh All" from the system tray context menu. Is not the same as !RainmeterRefresh [config | *] as it can be used to make Rainmeter "see" a new folder added to \Skins by the user or a process. Note: This was added mostly to better support RainBrowser when a user adds a downloaded config while using RainBrowser.
New WebParser setting "DownloadFile="

DownloadFile
When Download is set to 1, the file is downloaded to DownloadFile folder in the skin folder as a filename set to this value. If you define it as "DownloadFile=image.jpg", DownloadFile folder will be created in the current skin folder then the downloaded file is saved as "image.jpg" If you define as "DownloadFile=photo\image.jpg", the subfolder photo is created then a file is saved in this folder.
Notes:
This file is not a temporary file so it is not deleted even if it close a skin.
As for specification of file path, it is not possible to specify by the absolute path and also specification to the outside of DownloadFile folder is not possible.
New Mouse Actions

LeftMouseDoubleClickAction
A command or a bang that will be executed when the left mouse b... Read more

Answer:Rainmeter 1.2 Beta released

Thanks Aaron.. Have to download it ..

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https://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/all-beta.html

Changelog:
Increased performance while viewing Flash content
Improved plugin compatibility with hardware acceleration enabled
Hovering over links now displays the URL at the bottom of the window rather than in the location bar
General stability, performance, and compatibility improvements
Uses less RAM than previous betas

Answer:Firefox 4.0 Beta 12 released

Thanks, yowan! Mozilla have really done some great work, in my opinion.

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Hello there.

Just thought you may want to give MB another spin with 3.2 version, launched as a Beta version a few hours ago!

Use the links above to reach the official dedicated forum for this Beta, including the changelog, the known issues, and a special testing request. You'll be able to post your issues there as well.

Don't hesitate to share your feedback here too

Happy surfing, everyone!
 

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Firefox 3.0b2 Beta 2 has been released and is available on the release ftp server. The official schedule for this release is in three days on December 21st. There is no news yet on what has been changed in this beta release of the upcoming Firefox 3 Gran Paradiso browser as the release notes are usually published when the website reflects the changes as well.
The release notes will be posted on the official Mozilla website when the announcement of the new version will be made public, just save the link to them and check them out once they are up.

Firefox 3.0b2 Beta released

Answer:Firefox 3.0b2 Beta released

Just tried it out. I've been using v.2. This is way faster than v.2 was. I'm surprised. I like it.

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Download: Firefox 4.0B9

Release Notes

Changelog:

Overhaul of the bookmarks and history code, enabling faster bookmarking and startup performance
Per-compartment garbage collection is now enabled, reducing work done during complex animations
See the complete changelist from the previous beta
Note: Not yet posted on main beta site

Answer:Firefox 4.0 Beta 9 released

A big improvement over beta 8 .
The menu button needs some work its lacking some options that the menu bar has.
Will probably displace Chrome as my backup browser.

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Beta 1 of the next major version of this freeware program was released yesterday. You can obtain it here: Paint.NET - Download.

I like the gui refresh.

Answer:Paint.net 3.5 beta 1 released

People still use that? Wow man...I thought it had been removed.

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