Ultra Virus Killer Change Log

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This page lists the most important changes in each UVK update since version 10.7. 

To view changes since version 10.0 until version 10.16.7, click here.  

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UVK 11.6:

11.6.0.0 Release date: August 07 2022

Following the creation of our reseller program, we added support for batch based, auto activating OEM licenses. Resellers can now purchase license batches (up to 2500 licenses in a single batch, starting at USD $6 per license).

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

 

 

UVK 11.4, 11.5:

11.5.7.4 Release date: June 21 2022

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

11.5.7.3 Release date: June 8 2022

Added integrity check (anti-hacking) to protect the application's executable files from being tampered with.

Reboot warning timers dropped from one minute to 10 seconds.

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

11.5.7.2 Release date: May 24 2022

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

11.5.7.1 Release date: May 14 2022

Code improvements, bug fixes and definition updates.

 

11.5.7.0 Release date: May 09 2022

Tweaked the UI colors for better reading.

UVK now displays a warning if there are Windows updates pending to be installed on reboot, advising not to proceed with any repair actions before rebooting to install the pending updates.

Registry defragmentation is no longer available when there are Windows updates pending to be installed on reboot,

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

11.5.6.0 Release date: May 05 2022

Fixed a UI bug in the Threat Scanner.

Improved the VirusTotal HTML reports, which now always include links to the VT report page. Links to rescan were removed, since they were no longer valid.

Other bug fixes and definition updates.

 

11.5.5.0 Release date: April 28 2022

Code improvements, bug fixes and definition updates.

 

11.5.4.0 Release date: April 11 2022

Bug fixes and definition updates. 

 

11.5.3.0 Release date: Mars 28 2022

Fixed bug: Some download methods were not working.

Fixed bug: The Uninstall this application System repair fix was not working..

Other bug fixes and definition updates.

 

11.5.2.0 Release date: Mars 22 2022

Fixed bug: Clicking Open file location was not working in most modules.

Fixed bug: Clicking Verify file signature was not working in the Memory modules manager.

Other bug fixes and definition updates.

 

11.5.1.0 Release date: Mars 18 2022

Fixed bug: When trying to reboot the computer in safe mode or Safe mode with networking from the System repair module or from a UVK script, the computer did not reboot automatically, and it did not restore the normal boot mode after rebooting in safe mode.

Downloading files from UVK is now faster because of double threading

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

11.5.0.0 Release date: Mars 13 2022

Added a new UI theme named Bubbles. This new theme improves focus and reading.

Added a theme preview to the Appearence tab of the Options module. This lets you see what a new theme will look like before switching to it.

The lists now use less memory and load faster.

Updated the threat scanner with the latest version, which also had some UI improvements and bugs fixed.

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

11.4.0.0 Release date: Mars 02 2022

Updated the threat scanner with the latest version, which is now able to scan and repair most Firefox based browsers such as Waterfox, Tor, Netscape and even Thunderbird.

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

UVK 11.3:

11.3.9.1 Release date: February 09 2022

Updated the threat scanner with the latest version, which is now able to scan and repair most Chromium based browsers such as Opera, Brave, Avast! Secure Browser, cCleaner Browser and Chromium Browser..

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

11.3.8.1 Release date: January 27 2022

Added a new item to the tweaks list of the Tools and Tweaks module: Enable old Explorer ribon on Windows 11. As the name says, this new tweak lets you restore the classic Windows 1 File Explorer ribon, removing the new command bar.

Added a new item to the tweaks list of the Tools and Tweaks module: Enable old Explorer menus on Windows 11. As the name says, this new tweak lets you restore the classic Windows 1 File Explorer menus, removing the new modern menu with the Show more options button at the bottom.

Added a new item to the tweaks list of the Tools and Tweaks module: Disable transparency effects. This new tweak lets you disable the transparency effects on Windows Aero themes. Useful to fix some glitches in old graphics cards.

Most registry tweaks that previoulsy required the user to log of and back on to take effect can now be instantly applied by restarting the Windows shell. If you apply one or more of such tweaks, UVK will ask you if you want to restart the Windows shell, just before you exit the Tools and tweaks module.

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

11.3.7.0 Release date: January 24 2022

Largely improved the Process Manager, including:

  • Added two columns to the list, showing each prcesse name and parent PID.
  • The Process properties dialog box also shows the parent process ID and path, when available.
  • The Process properties dialog box also has a Go button that lets us jump to the parent process.
  • Clicking the Threat level, CPU and RAM column headers now sorts the items in descending order first, letting us know immediately which processes use more resources or are more dangerous.
  • The Process manager itself now uses less system resources, as a result of improved code.

Added a new tweak to the Registry tweaks list of the Tools and tweaks module: Disable transparency effects. This tweak may be useful in computers with less powerful graphics cards.

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

11.3.6.0 Release date: January 16 2022

Updated the threat scanner with the latest version, which has improvements to the malware detection engine.

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

11.3.5.0 Release date: January 11 2022

Upgraded the threat scanner's malware detection engine

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

11.3.3.0 Release date: December 01 2021

Updated 2Browse with the latest version. Previous version was not working properly

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

11.3.2.0 Release date: November 30 2021

Added a new item to the fixes list in the System repair module: Backup all device drivers. This new fix lets you easily backup all third party drivers to a folder in C: so they can be restored later either from the device manager, or with the 'Restore a driver backup' fix below. The destination folder will be named Driver_backup_[date and time]. Only for Windows 10 and higher.

Added a new item to the fixes list in the System repair module: Reset all device drivers. This fix will remove all third party installed drivers, and optionally also uninstall them from any devices using them. This fix lets you create a backup before the removal operation. Useful for fixing hardware related issues such as BSODs or hardware devices not working properly. Only for Windows 10 and higher.

Added a new item to the fixes list in the System repair module: Restore a driver backup. This fix restores a driver backup from a folder. The restoe operation is recursive, meaning all sub folders will be scanned for the presence of driver files. Drivers can be just added to the store or also installed on their matching devices. Only for Windows 10 and higher.

Added support for three more commands for UVK scripts: <BackupDrivers>, <ResetDrivers> and <RestoreDrivers>. These new commands let you execute the Backup all device drivers, Reset all device drivers and Restore a driver backup fixes described above from a UVK script.

Also updated the Log Analyzer with support for inserting the new commands listed above.

Other bug fixes and definition updates.

 

11.3.1.0 Release date: November 11 2021

Fixed the bug of not showing progress details when running UVK scripts.

Other bug fixes and definition updates.

 

11.3.0.0 Release date: November 01 2021

Updated the threat scanner, Clear Disk Info and WAU Manager with their latest versions.

The Windows Store Apps Uninstaller now displays user apps and system apps in different groups.

Added a new checkbox to the Windows Store Apps Uninstaller: Check all in this group. This lets you quickly select all apps in the same group as the selected one..

Added a new button to the Windows Store Apps Uninstaller: Reset checked. This new button lets you easily reset all the ticked apps.

Improved the System booster and the Smart Uninstaller.

Other bug fixes and definition updates. 

 

UVK 11.2:

11.2.0.0 Release date: October 23 2021

Updated the threat scanner with the latest version.

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

 

UVK 11.1:

11.1.0.0 Release date: October 16 2021

Updated the threat scanner, Multiple reboot scheduler, Account profile fixer and WAU Manager with their latest versions.

Fixed the UI colors to improve compatibility with all Windows themes, including the contrast ones.

More UI improvements.

Other bug fixes and definition updates.

 

11.0.1.0 Release date: October 09 2021

Improved compatibility with Windows 11.

Tweaked the colors in all themes for a better reading experience.

Added a new item to the fixes list in the System repair module, System repair and optimization group: Run the PC Health Check tool. This fix downloads, installs and runs the PC Health Check tool, which helps you to verify whether the computer is compatible with Windows 11 and why.

Added a new item to the fixes list in the System repair module, System repair and optimization group: Upgrade to / Reinstall Windows 11. This fix downloads and runs the Windows 11 Installation Assistant, which lets you perform an in-place Windows 11 reinstall or upgrade your OS to the latest Windows version, while keeping all your data and apps.

Added a new item to the fixes list in the System repair module, System repair and optimization group: Create Install media for Windows 11. This fix downloads and runs the Windows 11 Install media Creator, which lets you download the latest Windows 11 installation files, and then create an install media as an ISO file or a USB stick.

Added a new command for UVK scripts: <RunPCHealthCheck>. This new command lets you execute the Run the PC Health Check tool fix mentioned above from a UVK script.

Added a new command for UVK scripts: <ReinstallWindows11>. This new command lets you execute the Upgrade to / Reinstall Windows 11 fix mentioned above from a UVK script.

Added a new command for UVK scripts: <CreateWindows11InstallMedia>. This new command lets you execute the Create Install media for Windows 11 fix mentioned above from a UVK script.

Also updated the Log Analyzer with support for inserting the commands above.

Fixed some UI bugs which resulted from the recent changes to the UI..

More UI improvements.

Other bug fixes and definition updates.

 

UVK 11.0:

11.0.0.0 Release date: October 05 2021

Added a new theme: Lignt. This new skin displays a lighter interface which provides a better readability.

Fixed the bug where the smart uninstaller crashed when clicking Stop monitoring.. 

Fixed the bug where some of the built in applications prevented shutdown even when idle.

Other UI improvements.

Other bug fixes and definition updates.

 

UVK 10.21:

10.21.0.0 Release date: September 30 2021

Updated the Threat scanner with the latest version.

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

UVK 10.20:

10.20.11.0 Release date: August 30 2021

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

10.20.10.0 Release date: August 24 2021

Updated the Threat scanner, with the latest version.

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

10.20.9.0 Release date: August 17 2021

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

10.20.8.0 Release date: July 30 2021

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

10.20.7.0 Release date: July 16 2021

Updated the Threat scanner, WAU Manager and Clear Disk Info with their latest versions.

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

10.20.6.0 Release date: July 04 2021

Fixed bug: UVK was not able to retrieve the BIOS OEM product key stored in the BIOS.

Added a new item to the fixes list in the System repair module, System repair and optimization group: Activate Windows with BIOS OEM key. This fix checks if there is an OEM product key stored in the BIOS and if there is, tries to install and activate it.

Added a new command for UVK scripts: <ActivateWinFromBIOS>. This new command lets you execute the Activate Windows with BIOS OEM key fix mentioned above from a UVK script.

Updated the log analyzer with support for the new command mentioned above.

Updated the Threat scanner with the latest version.

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

10.20.5.0 Release date: June 25 2021

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

10.20.4.0 Release date: June 09 2021

Fixed bug: When trying to create a shortcut to a UVKSR file from the System repair modulee, the shortcut creator's dialog box could not be closed.

Added a menu button to the Run Script module. Clicking this new button displays a menu with two options:

  • Create shortcut - this lets you create a shortcut that runs a UVK script with the desired UI mode.
  • Create automatic schedule - this lets you create a scheduled task that runs a UVK script with the desired frequency and UI mode.

Other bug fixes.

 

10.20.3.0 Release date: June 08 2021

Added a new button to the System Repair list's menu: Create automatic schedule. this new feature lets you easily create a scheduled task that executes a System repair operation with the desired frequency. You can select an existing UVKSR file to execute, or create a new one from the current selection.

Updated the Threat scanner to the latest version.

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

10.20.2.0 Release date: May 23 2021

Updated the Threat scanner to the latest version. This update fixed the bug where the threat scanner got stuck in updating the definitions..

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

10.20.1.0 Release date: May 21 2021

Updated the Threat scanner to the latest version. whch now has a Custom Scan feature and causes less false positives.

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

10.20.0.0 Release date: May 15 2021

Updated the Threat scanner to the latest version. whch now is able to better detect 0-day threats.

Improved the 7-zip update function to install the x64 build on 64-bit machines.

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

UVK 10.19:

10.20.0.0 Release date: May 09 2021

Updated the Threat scanner to the latest version. whch has improvements to the malware scanner.

Security fixes, bug fixes and definition updates.

 

10.19.10.0 Release date: May 09 2021

Updated the Threat scanner to the latest version. whch has improvements to the malware scanner.

Security fixes, bug fixes and definition updates. 

 

10.19.9.0 Release date: April 29 2021

Updated the Threat scanner, WAU Manager and Clear Disk Info to their latest versions.

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

10.19.8.0 Release date: April 23 2021

Added a new item to the fixes list in the System repair module, System repair and optimization group: Install/Repair Group Policy files. This fix lets you install Group Policy in Windows Home versions, .or reinstall GP if it is not working properly. Note that the required files must exist in %WinDir%\servicing\Packages. They usually do, even in Windows 10 home.

Added a new command for UVK scripts: <InstallGP>. This new command lets you execute the Install/Repair Group Policy files fix mentioned above from a UVK script.

Updated the log analyzer with support for the new command mentioned above.

Updated the Threat scanner with the latest version.

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

10.19.7.0 Release date: March 30 2021

Added a new item to the fixes list in the System repair module, Privacy cleanup group: Clear Waterfox history. This fix deletes the browsing history for all Waterfox profiles in the current user's application data folder. Note: If Waterfox is syncing the browsing history, this fix may not have any effect.

Added a new command for UVK scripts: <ClearWaterfoxHistory>. This new command lets you execute the Clear Waterfox history fix mentioned above from a UVK script.

Updated the log analyzer with support for the new command mentioned above. 

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

10.19.6.0 Release date: March 30 2021

Added a new item to the fixes list in the System repair module, Maintenance actions group: Cleanup the systemprofile folder. This fix deletes useless folders that often get accumulated in the System profile, such as CrashDumps and tw-xxx.tmp.

Added a new command for UVK scripts: <CleanupSystemProfile>. This new command lets you execute the Cleanup the systemprofile folder fix mentioned above from a UVK script.

Updated the log analyzer with support for the new commands mentioned above. 

Fixed two Windows troubleshooters not working on both the System repair module and UVK scripts: Show/Hide Updates Troubleshooter and Windows Store Apps Troubleshooter.

When executed without command line parameters (i.e. by double-click), RebootExec now displays a dialog box that lets you choose an application to be executed: Desktop Watermark Setup, Desktop Watermark, Stop Resetting My Apps, Multiple Reboot Scheduler, Account Profile Fixer and Configure Immunization.

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

10.19.5.0 Release date: March 27 2021

Added 4 new items to the fixes list in the System repair module, Essential updates group: Install/Update Chrome, Install/Update Firefox, Install/Update 7-Zip and Install/Update K-Lite Codec Pack. These new items update the corresponding applications. The Installers are downloaded and executed only if the applications are not up to date.

Added four new commands for UVK scripts: <UpdateChrome>, <UpdateFirefox>, <Update7Zip> and <UpdateKLiteCodeckPack>. These new commands let you execute the corresponding fixes mentioned above from a UVK script.

Updated the log analyzer with support for the new commands mentioned above. 

Updated Clear Disk Info and the Threat Scanner to their latest builds

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

10.19.4.0 Release date: March 19 2021

Added a new item to the fixes list in the System repair module: Cleanup the systemprofile folder. This new fix deletes useless folders that often get accumulated in the System profile , such as CrashDumps and tw-xxx.tmp.

Added a new command for UVK scripts: <CleanupSystemProfile>. This new command lets you execute the Cleanup the systemprofile folder fix mentioned above from a UVK script.

Updated the log analyzer with support for the <CleanupSystemProfile> command.

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

10.19.3.0 Release date: February 14 2021

Tweaked the UI's background and text colors to improve text reading.

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

10.19.2.0 Release date: February 8 2021

Updated the Threat scanner with the latest version.

Updated 2Browse with the latest version.

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

 

10.19.1.0 Release date: February 5 2021

Fixed bug: Clearing Firefox's history also deleted bookmarks.

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

10.19.0.0 Release date: January 30 2021

Improved the UI with a new skin named Sky mirror, and tweaked the colors of the UI elements for easier text reading.

New feature: Wi-Fi Profiles Manager. It's a small application which lists the saved Wi-Fi profiles and lets the user deletethe desired ones. The most interesting part is that it also allows to set the connection priority of the saved profiles, which is an option no longer available in Windows 10's Settings app.

Added a new item to the System Repair fixes list: Manage Wi-Fi Profiles, which runs the new Wi-Fi Profiles Manager tool mentioned above.

Added support for a new script command: <WiFiManager>. This new command lets you launch the new Wi-Fi Profiles Manager tool mentioned above from a UVK script.

Updated the Log Analyzer with support for the new <WiFiManager> command.

 

UVK 10.18:

10.18.10.0 Release date: January 1 2021

Fixed bug: The Scan and Create Log module was not working properly.

Fixed bug: Log Analyzer's VirusTotal reports were not working properly.  

 

10.18.9.0 Release date: December 31 2020

Fixed bug: UVK was not recognizing OEM license in verion 10.18.8. 

 

10.18.8.0 Release date: December 31 2020

Updated Ultra Adware Killer with version 9.6.1. 

Improved the way file system threats are analyzed. Besides VirusTotal, UVK now also uses a trust list for authenticode signed files based on their digital certificate's subject.This allow to get the threat level of most files even offline, or even if the VirusTotal server is not reachable. This method is alos used to improve the accuracy and performance of Ultra Adware Killer's scan.

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

10.18.7.0 Release date: December 15 2020

Updated Ultra Adware Killer with version 9.5. 

Updated Multiple Reboot Scheduler with version 2.3. 

Updated Account Profile Fixer with version 1.6.

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

10.18.6.0 Release date: December 2 2020

Updated Ultra Adware Killer with version 9.4.

Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

10.18.5.0 Release date: November 19 2020

Updated Ultra Adware Killer with version 9.3.

Added a new group to the fixes list, in the System Repair module: Privacy cleanup. This new group contains items that perform privacy cleaning related actions. Some items were moved from the Maintenance actions group to this new one: Clear Quick Access and Jump Lists, Clear computer and IE history, Delete all browsers cookies, Delete browsers cookies (all users, Clear Windows event logs, Clear Error report folders, Clear the shell cache and Clear the shell MuiCache.

  Added a new fix to the System repair list, in the new  Privacy cleanup group: Clear MS Edge history. This fix deletes the browsing history for all MS Edge profiles in the current user's application data folder. Note: If MS Edge is syncing the browsing history, this fix may not have any effect.

  Added a new fix to the System repair list, in the new  Privacy cleanup group: Clear Chrome history. This fix deletes the browsing history for all Chrome profiles in the current user's application data folder. Note: If Chrome is syncing the browsing history, this fix may not have any effect.

  Added a new fix to the System repair list, in the new  Privacy cleanup group: Clear Firefox history. This fix deletes the browsing history for all Firefox profiles in the current user's application data folder. Note: If Firefox is syncing the browsing history, this fix may not have any effect.

  Added a new fix to the System repair list, in the new  Privacy cleanup group: Clear all browsers history. This fix deletes the browsing history for IE, MS Edge, Chrome and Firefox, and only for the current user's application data folder. Note: For browsers syncing the history this fix may not have any effect.

  Added a new fix to the System repair list, in the new  Privacy cleanup group: Clear all browsers history (all users)) This fix deletes the browsing history for IE, MS Edge, Chrome and Firefox, and for all user accounts in this computer. Note: For browsers syncing the browsing history this fix may not have any effect.

  Added support for four new script commands: <ClearFirefoxHistory>, <ClearChromeHistory>, <ClearFirefoxHistory> and <ClearAllBrowsersHistory>. These new commands let you execute the corresponding fixes listed above from a UVK script.

  Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

10.18.4.0 Release date: November 01 2020

Updated Ultra Adware Killer with version 9.2.

Updated WAU Manager with version 2.7.

  Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

10.18.3.0 Release date: October 27 2020

Updated Ultra Adware Killer with version 9.1.

  Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

10.18.1.0 Release date: October 22 2020

  Fixed ritical bug: When launching WAU Manager the system was immediately rebooted.

  Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

10.18.0.0 Release date: October 18 2020

  Updated Ultra Adware Killer with version 9.0.

  Fixed automation not working for some third party applications.

  Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

UVK 10.17:

10.17.3.0 Release date: September 26 2020

  Added a new item to the fixes list, in the System Repair module: Free storage space GUI. This new feature displays a dialog box that lets you select file system items that can be safely removed, and may use large amounts of storage space, such as hiberfil.sys, files from previous Windows installation, error reporting files, temporary files, browsers cache, windows update downloaded files among others.

  Added support for executing the Free storage space GUI feature above from a UVK script, more specifically with the <FreeStorageSpaceGUI> command.

  Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

10.17.2.0 Release date: September 13 2020

  Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

10.17.1.0 Release date: September 06 2020

  Fixed bug: The Disable hibernation registry tweak was always checked (Tools and tweaks)

  Fixed bug: Auto update feature not working properly in some cases.

  Also improved other aspects of the Auto update feature to work faster and use less bandwidth.

  Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

 

10.17.0.0 Release date: August 28 2020

  Updated Ultra Adware Killer with version 8.0.

  Added two new skins: Bright star and Abstract 2 which display new beautiful backgrounds.

  Tweaked some UI elements to render the text more readable. 

  Removed some dialogss in order to make the application less intrusive.

  Bug fixes and definition updates.

 

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