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What’s new in 3.0.4.1

  • Fixed a bug where x86 machines may not detected updated application as green

What’s new in 3.0.4.0

  • 7-Zip would list 9.20 in the UI
  • Removed AVG Free
  • Added Firefox x64
  • Decreased the number of applications that may be incorrectly detected
  • Fixed some application shortcuts that wouldn’t delete desktop shortcuts is checked
  • Improved the search box
  • Increased the width of the application
  • Java 8 will now uninstall older Java 8 versions
  • Java 7 has been removed
  • Removed the Windows Update feature since Windows handles this efficiently
    • We will be focusing on adding more third-party applications
  • WinZip will only update if the same major version

What’s new in 3.0.3.2

  • Minor bug fixes

What’s new in 3.0.3.1

  • Fixed an issue where Patch My PC would hang for 60 seconds if run with /s or /auto switch
  • Remove Any Video Converter due to their installer installing bloatware during a silent installation
  • Adds support for downloading more applications that support 64-bit installers
  • Other minor bug fixes

What’s new in 3.0.3.0

  • Added the following applications
    • 360 Total Security
    • 8 Gadget Pack
    • Acrobat Reader DC
    • Adblock Plus for IE
    • AIMP 3
    • CamStudio
    • Calibre
    • Format Factory
    • Free Studio
    • Google Drive
    • Nvidia PhysX
    • Pale Moon
    • Process Lasso
    • Remote Desktop Connection Manager
    • Viber
    • Waterfox
    • WinZip
    • Wise Care 365
    • Wise Folder Hider
    • Wise Program Uninstaller
  • User Interface changes:
    • Added a new feature to specify the time for the scheduled task
    • Changed “Common Apps” to “Plugins”
  • Fixed the following bugs:
    • Fixed a bug that caused “Google Earth Pro” & “Google Earth Plugin” incorrectly detected
    • Fixed a bug when clicking check all may check disable applications
    • Fixed around 10 apps when if outdated they may be listed as updated & outdated and cause the message box about multiple apps installed to be displayed
    • Fixed a bug when Core FTP installs x86 edition on x64 Machine
    • Fixed a bug when iCloud fails to update
    • Other minor fixes and improvements

What’s new in 3.0.2.5

  • Minor bug fixes

What’s new in 3.0.2.4

  • When choosing the “Disable silent installation of applications (Requires interaction)” in the options menu, the setting would not be retained after Patch My PC Updater was closed.
  • Application Detection Improvements
    • If there are multiple versions of a specific application installed with the latest version being installed, the application will also always show as Green in the Apps panel.
    • If there are multiple versions of a specific application installed with the latest version being installed and an outdated version installed, you will receive the following message in the update status “You might have more than one version installed of the program(s) listed in red. Please use the uninstall tab to uninstall the older version(s) of those programs.”
    • If there are multiple versions of a specific application installed, any outdated versions will still be shown as red in the Update Status textbox
    • Silverlight SDK may be detected as Silverlight
    • Picasa Uploader for Facebook may be detected as Picasa
    • PureSync may not be detected correctly

What’s new in 3.0.2.3

  • Fixed an issue where LAME plugin for Audacity would be detected as Audacity
  • Added x64 support for CDBurnerXP
  • Added x64 support for FileZilla Client
  • Fixed an issue where 7-Zip would be detected as outdated on x86 based operating systems
  • TeamViewer now supports languages listed in the option menu
  • Fixed an issue where Firefox would not download in German

What’s new in 3.0.2.2

  • Minor bug fix

What’s new in 3.0.2.1

  • Fixed a sizing issue on machines with low resolutions

What’s new in 3.0.2.0

  • Fixed a bug that may cause some applications to be detected incorrectly if the first number of the version is larger or smaller than the second
    • For example: version 10 would be seen as less than version 9 since 9 is larger than 1
  • Removed the startup feature due to Windows 8.1 compatibility issues and since there are tools built into the OS for startup functions
  • Fixed an issue with some applications being listed more than once in the update status tab
  • Update status will now list applications alphabetically
  • Disabled Microsoft Security Essentials checkbox if running on Windows 8 or higher
  • Fixed a bug that caused some applications to not be listed when clicking Re-Check software after performing any updates
  • Added a website tab for easy access to our website

What’s new in 3.0.1.4

  • Added the following applications:
    • Driver Booster
    • PuTTY
    • TeraCopy
    • WinUAE

What’s new in 3.0.1.3

  • Added the following applications:
    • eMule
    • jetAudio Basic
    • GOM Player
    • ownCloud
    • MP3Tag
    • Vuze

What’s new in 3.0.1.2

  • Added the following applications:
    • Avant Browser
    • AVG Free 2015
    • SumatraPDF
    • TeamSpeak 3 Client

What’s new in 3.0.1.1

  • Fixed a signing issue with version 3.0.1.0

What’s new in 3.0.1.0

  • Adds a feature to allow you to pre-check certain application by default see our FAQ page for more info
  • Adds a feature to create a desktop shortcut from the option menu

What’s new in 3.0.0.9

  • Fixed an issue where Patch My PC Updater may not fit on small resolution screens

What’s new in 3.0.0.8

  • Improved the following:
    • When you choose “Don’t Update These Apps” in the option menu the application you select will now become read only in the applications list in the left panel
    • The “Apps to Install” and “Apps to Update” will now increment after each update is install and won’t wait till the end of the update process
  • Removed the following applications due to their installers install bloat ware during a silent install
    • Speccy (May install Google Chrome / Google Toolbar)
    • PowerISO (Would place a SP-Downoader.exe in the temp directory)

What’s new in 3.0.0.7

  • Removed the following applications due to their installers install bloat ware during a silent install
    • Recuva (May install Google Chrome / Google Toolbar)
    • PDFCreator (Installed PDFArchitect)

What’s new in 3.0.0.6

  • Added Classic Shell to supported applications
  • Fixed an issue where AutoHotKey may not display the correct version in the left panel
  • Fixed an issue where the following apps would not be listed as green when installed and up to date:
    • Audacity
    • Firefox
    • HWMonitor
    • KeePass
    • K-Lite Mega Codec
    • Microsoft Security Essentials
    • Picasa
    • PotPlayer
    • Sony PC Companion
    • Yahoo Messenger

What’s new in 3.0.0.5

  • Added feature to allow you to export and import the options menu settings
    • If the exported PatchMyPC.settings file is in the same folder as PatchMyPC.exe, the settings will auto import when run. This will allow you to keep settings easily when running on multiple machines the a USB or network drive!
  • Fixed an issue where Flash Player Plugin may not be detected as installed

What’s new in 3.0.0.4

  • Fixed few minor bugs
  • Added the following applications based on user feedback:
    • AutoHotKey
    • MalwareBytes Anti-Exploit
    • Startup Delayer
    • Unchecky

What’s new in 3.0.0.3:

  • Fixed an issue where the self-update feature may fail if you have the don’t delete application installers enabled
  • Patch My PC logo is now clickable in the banner and will take you to our homepage
  • Added Twitter icon in the banner that will link to our Twitter page
  • Minor UI changes in the update status area
  • Adobe Flash Player is read only on Windows 8 or higher since it’s built in and would fail on Windows 8 if selected
  • Added the following applications based on user feedback:
    • Any Video Converter
    • Java 8 x64
    • Java 8 x86
    • SUPERAntiSpyware

What’s new in 3.0.0.2:

  • Fixed a scaling issue where are of the program may be cut of if using a low resolution

What’s new in 3.0.0.1:

  • Fixed an issue where applications would not be detected on x86 machines in version 3.0.0.0

What’s new in 3.0.0.0:

  • Added support for Chrome x64
  • Added the following applications:
    • HotSpot Shield
    • PeaZip
    • Steam
    • Zoner Photo Studio
  • Added support for most applications to check if the their process is running before install
  • Adobe Flash Player ActiveX can no longer be checked on Windows 8 or higher since it would fail because it’s built into the OS
  • All applications will know have the option to always skip in the options menu
  • Fixed an issue where the self update may fail if the keep application installers was checked in the options
  • Fixed an issue where some application would be listed more than once in the Update Status
  • Fixed an issue where clicking Re-Check Software may result in an unhandled exception error
  • Fixed an issue with application detection for a few applications
  • Font changes
  • Improved support for higher DPI settings
  • Improved the user interface
  • Improved the search applications box
  • Other fixes and enhancements
  • New Logo
  • You can now cancel the update process rather than the entire application like in previous versions

What’s new in 2.6.0.9:

  • Fixed an issue with Flash 16 detection

What’s new in 2.6.0.8:

  • Minor changes as a result of a future hosting upgrade
  • This will resolve an issue where version 2.6.0.7 and before will be unable to install windows updates in the near future

What’s new in 2.6.0.7:

  • Fixed a few minor bugs
    • After performing an application install and clicking Re-Check Software you may receive an unhandled exception
    • Other minor bugs
  • Improved logging for the download and installation
  • Improved the icon quality

What’s new in 2.6.0.6:

  • Removed Avast Free Antivirus due to their installer installing bloat ware
  • Fixed bug where you would receive the error “Unable to verify download URL” when the option “Keep content after downloading” was checked if the update was previously downloaded
  • Will no longer auto scroll to the bottom if you have a lot of applications listed as updated/outdated when the application is first opened
  • Removed InPaint since it is no longer a free application

What’s new in 2.6.0.5:

  • The keep content after exiting would not keep checked after closing the application
  • Clicking Re-Check software would not list anything in version 2.6.0.4
  • Re-Check software will now also list updated applications
  • The Update Status should now auto scroll as updates are being installed
  • Defraggler has been removed since the slim version is no longer available and the standard version auto installs Google Toolbar and Google Chrome

What’s new in 2.6.0.4:

  • The disable auto update feature would be ignored for Patch My PC self updater
  • HWMonitor Pro would be incorrectly detected
  • Potplayer, µTorrent, WinDirStat, Sony PC Companion, Yahoo! Messenger may not be detected correctly
  • Skype would say it failed to install even when it was installed successfully
  • KeePass version would not display the latest version in the other apps
  • Added an option to not delete the update cache folder

What’s new in 2.6.0.3:

  • Adds support for Flash Version 15
  • Fixed some detection issues with 2 applications

What’s new in 2.6.0.2:

  • Adds Facebook icon in the banner
  • Added the Apps up to date and the Installed Apps both in the banner

What’s new in 2.6.0.1:

  • Fixed an issue where is some cases all applications would receive “Fail to verify download URL” message

What’s new in 2.6.0.0:

  • Adds the following applications
    • CPU-Z
    • Daemon Tools Lite
    • HWMonitor
    • Inpaint
    • K-Lite Mega Codec
    • Nokia OVI
    • Nokia PC Suite
    • Origin
    • Pot Player
    • qBittorrent
    • Samsung Kies 3
    • SandBoxie
    • Sony PC Companion
    • Uplay
    • WinAMP
  • OpenOffice and LibreOffice may be detected incorrectly
  • IrFanView would always fail to download
  • Silverlight would install x86 version on a x64 OS
  • Fixed some other applications that may not have been detected as installed or outdated
  • Fixed an issue where Patch My PC would not auto close when using the /s switch
  • Fixed an issue where the languages would not apply
  • Added support for x64 versions of
    • WireShark
    • SMPlayer
    • VLC Player
    • 7-Zip
    • PowerISO
  • Other bug fixes

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