KAV 5.0.177 MP1 for workstation is out

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    Kaspersky Anti-Virus 5.0 for Windows Workstations

    WHAT'S NEW

    Version 5.0.177 (Release date: January 27, 2005) - Maintanence Pack 1

    Fixed:
    - error occurring at an attempt to maximize the report window
    - issues pertaining to product compatibility with Novell client
    - inability to update from certain types of servers/proxies
    - errors occurring during updates from an Administration Server
    - error in the upgrade version, which could affect the integrity of the anti-virus database
    - compatibility issues with MS Access
    - compatibility issues with MS Outlook

    Version 5.0.175 (Release date: December 30, 2004) Maintenance Pack 1 RC

    The following features have been added:
    - support for detecting potentially unwanted software using extended anti-virus database:
    potentially dangerous riskware and hacking software, adware and pornware, programs-jokes;

    - support for launching the updating procedure and the anti-virus scan using any user's rights that allows to perform the following actions automatically or remotely from the administration console:
    anti-virus scan and disinfection of user's automatic startup objects, MS Outlook/MS Outlook Express mailboxes, encrypted files and files located on the network drives,
    updating via a proxy-server that uses NTML authorization;

    - a possibility of automatic updating using the administration server;
    - a possibility to configure anti-virus scan initiated from MS Windows Explorer and using the Scan objects link;
    - a possibility to perform update and anti-virus scan immediately after the application startup using the At the application startup option in the Schedule tab of the task settings;
    - a possibility to save user-defined settings after the installation of a new application version;
    - displaying the number of records in the anti-virus database in the main application window;

    Fixed:
    - effect of some settings on the anti-virus protection level, such as numbers SMTP/POP3 ports, enabling iChecker and iStreams technologies and enabling prompting for password upon detection of a password-protected file;
    - absense of the full path to composite files stored in the quarantine/backup storage;
    - a possibility to replace a "black list" license keys file with an earlier version.

    Improved:
    - task execution status diagnostics in the management console;
    - license key information display in the Install license key of the management console;
    - secure storage of the proxy-server password;
    - diagnostics of errors occurring during the updating.

    Version 5.0.166 (Release date: December 10, 2004)

    Fixed:
    - compatibility issues with Kaspersky Anti-Spam;
    - compatibility issues with Microsoft Outlook;
    - error removing user settings during upgrading of the application version;
    - scanning compressed files (during both real-time monitoring and on-demand scans);
    - scanning infected OLE objects;
    - disinfection of Microsoft Outlook databases (PST) and Microsoft Outlook Express (DBX) databases;
    - errors when updating application modules on computers running Microsoft Windows 98/ME;
    - scaning of macro for Microsoft Office 97;
    - wrong information was recorded in an on-demand scan report if the directory contents could not be read;
    - after an anti-virus scan of the quarantine storage, suspicious files stored in the quarantine were duplicated;
    - the files with full paths to them (for example, C:\Program Files\test.exe) could be excluded from scans if a short path to this file was used to run the file (for example, C:\Progra~1\test.exe).
     
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