AdwCleaner 8.0.2 — Release! What’s new?

The main malware removal tool has been updated to version 8.0.2. In this version, even more features for removing and searching for viruses have been added. The database has also been updated to the latest version.

What new in AdwCleaner 8.0.2?

New Features

  • Ability to scan Host files for Malicious Entries.
  • Enhanced URL scanning for Chrome and Firefox extensions.

Changes

  • Integrated new marketing campaign to provide new AdwCleaner users with a 3 month Premium Malwarebytes 4 key.
  • Update definitions to 2020.01.24.1

Bugfixes

  • Fixed issue in windows restoration point getting listed correctly.
  • Major translation update.

AdwCleaner 8.0.1 — Release! What’s new?

AdwCleaner8.0.1 small update was released to fix old errors, database updates, as well as add a threat detection module in Firefox



What new in AdwCleaner 8.0.1?

Changes

  • Hide debug output
  • Update telemetry internals.
  • Update definitions to 2019.12.17.1

Bugfixes

  • Fix a DLL Hijacking vulnerability in AdwCleaner 7.0+, reported by Günter Born.

New Features

Re-Implement Firefox module.

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AdwCleaner 8.0.0 — Beta! What’s new?

AdwCleaner developers are preparing us a lot of innovations in version 8.0.0. It is with this version of the program to remove the virus will reach a new level of development. Today, it only passes the test, but it will soon be released stable version AdwCleaner v8.0.0

What new in AdwCleaner 8.0.0 ?

Changes

  • Following the release of MB4, the in-app installer now installs Malwarebytes 4.
  • Always download the very latest Malwarebytes build
  • Update Qt to 5.13 branch
  • Upgrade the build toolchain to Visual Studio 2017
  • Update OpenSSL
  • No longer force the generation of the debug logfile
  • Support again the very latest versions of the Chrome Browser and allow for proper remediation
  • Temporarily disable Firefox scanning and remediation – will be added back in the upcoming release
  • Update translations
  • Update definitions to 2019.11.20.1
  • Completely drop support for Windows XP and Vista.

Bugfixes

  • Crash when the UI is displayed in Arabic
  • Make the uninstallation process more robust and less likely to leave traces behind
  • Make the quarantine process more stable and less susceptible to corruption

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AdwCleaner 7.4 — Release! What’s new?

For more than two months we have been waiting for the AdwCleaner update and now it has come. Meet over 5 new features, about a dozen useful changes, as well as some bug fixes. Read about all this in our ChangeLog below.

What’s new in AdwCleaner 7.4?

New Features

  • Scan and manage Preinstalled software.
  • New detection glossary available during scan results.
  • Create a system restore point whenever a preinstalled software is detected.
  • Add an informative message explaining what is a preinstalled software.
  • Support HTTP/2 for all HTTP requests.

Changes

  • Use Windows 10 styled titlebar.
  • Increase the UI dimensions.
  • Update:
    • translations.
    • telemetry endpoint.
    • to Qt 5.9.8.
    • to libsodium 1.0.18
    • Date Base Definitions 2019.07.22.1

Bugfixes

  • Fix survey not closing from the X button .
  • Various UI optimizations

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AdwCleaner 7.2.3 — Release! What’s new?

What’s new in AdwCleaner 7.2.3?

New Features

  • The left sidebar is not disabled anymore during critical processes.
  • Improved Windows 7+ integration: the progress is now displayed in the taskbar with a specific color dep ending on the number of elements detected.
  • Improved remediation capabilities.
  • Prepare major database optimization in upcoming versions (size reduction, detection improvement, …).

Changes

  • Update Malwarebytes moto: “Imagine a world without malware. We do.”.
  • Display the database status in the logfile header: “Cloud” / “Local”.

Bugfixes

  • Do not detect vaccines anymore.
  • Update Generic detections
  • Definitions 2018.08.30.1

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AdwCleaner 7.2.2 — Release!

What’s new in AdwCleaner 7.2.2?

  • New Features

    • Ability to add an element or a family to exclusions directly from the scan results contextual menu
    • Ability to open the Malwarebytes Threat center directly from the scan results contextual menu
    • Definitions 2018.07.12.1
  • Changes

    • The UI is now available in en_UK in addition to en_US.
    • Support for Traditional Chinese in addition to Chinese Simplified
    • Improve URLs detection
    • Update HSTS policy expiration

    Bugfixes

    • Improve the removal of all AdwCleaner files when uninstalling
    • Update Generic detections
    • Fix DriverPack detection
    • Improve Startup detection module
    • Fix Crash when closing processes
    • Various UI improvements

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