SUPERAntiSpyware 3.3 Pre-Release

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  1. SUPERAntiSpy

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    SUPERAntiSpyware 3.3 Pre-Release is now available for testing. The primary focus of this release is internal technology to improve scanning time and detection/removal capabilities. All items suggested by our users are on our "wish list" and will not be forgotten.

    Interface and Functionality Changes

    * Option to play sound when spyware found retains proper state (checked/unchecked)
    * Option to not save scan logs if no infection was found
    * Option to view the scan log directly from the detection screen
    * Total scan time added to scan log
    * Product version added to scan log
    * False positives reports now require e-mail address and description of issue

    Technology Changes

    * Scan time is now 30% - 40% FASTER in all scanning modes
    * Rootkit detection and removal ability has been drastically increased
    * Reboot not required if only cookies are detected during the scan
    * Real-Time (Professional Only) and In-Memory Scans allow unlimited size to cache large installers and items that unpack to large memory images
    * Resolved issue in SASSEH.DLL where the COMODO Firewall would send inordinately long strings and crash most Shell Execute Hooks
    * Detected items verified to make sure they are not part of the core/original Windows installation - this ensures that no system/core components can be removed should a false-positve happen, or a malware application tries to rename/spoof items inorder to "trick" the scanner into removing a critical component (we have observed this). This feature works on Windows 2000 and above only. i.e. not on Win98/ME
    * Shortcuts now use standard shortcuts instead of Windows Intaller self-healing shortcuts to allow running when the Windows Installer Service (safe-mode) is not running – repair shortcut added to programs menu to repair the installation should it become corrupt – this applies to new installations only
    * Additional Safe Mode scanning enhancements

    I will be updating the SUPERAntiSpyware Pre-Release topic with any changes. Please let me know any issues you experience with this release.

    Important : If you would like to try the pre-release, please register on our forums (http://forums.superantispyware.com) and then PM me on our forums with your request and, if approved, I will send you the download link. You MUST uninstall any previous version before installing this version.

    The pre-release will be limited to 1000 or so users. Please remember this is a pre-release - so I would not suggest running this on production or client systems as there may be new versions and require full uninstallation and re-installtion as we progress through the pre-release cycle.

    Please keep the discussions for this pre-release on the SUPERAntiSpyware forums only so we can track and address any issues promptly.

    Nick Skrepetos
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  2. cheater87

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    sweeeet i can't wait for the final free version
     
  3. Perman

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    Hi,folks: I am very pleased to hear this wonderful news. Not just the new release, but also(most importantly) your attitude handling this app; Nick says all items suggested by users ARE on his wish list AND will not be forgotten. I just could not believe what I saw. Since when has HI-TECH app been handled like a consumer product? Yours is probably among the first one if not THE first one to do so. As a user I am very grateful that you(vendor) do listen to us, and we,users, do have a good ears at your site. Thanks.
     
  4. lu_chin

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    It is good to hear about the ongoing development efforts since 3.2 a few months ago. I am glad that I had bought a life-time license of it.

    Thanks.
     
  5. lodore

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    sounds really good Nick and cant wait for the full release version to come out.
     
  6. Chubb

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    Excellent support service. I got my download link with 1 minute after PMing Nick. :eek: Keep it up!!! :D
     
  7. ccsito

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    I still have the version 3.2.1026 on my PC. I guess I better get the new update when it becomes available.
     
  8. SUPERAntiSpy

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    If you are running 3.2.1026, the 3.2.1028 has been out for a few months :) You may wish to right-click "Check for Updates..." and download the new updates.

    Nick Skrepetos
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  9. ccsito

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    OK, thanks.:)
     
  10. rdsu

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    Until now is working well here...

    Nice work, Nick :p
     
  11. trjam

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    It scans a lot faster, that is for sure. Good work Nick.
     
  12. cheater87

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    when is this due out?
     
  13. Chubb

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    When all bugs are ironed out and when it is ready. :p
     
  14. SUPERAntiSpy

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    It has been in internal testing for some time, and so far all of our pre-release testers have not had any major issues that would prevent release - so it should be out "soon" :)

    Nick Skrepetos
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  15. btman

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    Can we get some pics?
     
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  17. WSFuser

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    will super ad blocker's scanner also be updated with these "under the hood" enhancements?
     
  18. SUPERAntiSpy

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    Yes - it will be updated after the final SUPERAntiSpyware 3.3 release ships.

    Nick Skrepetos
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  19. aigle

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    Hi Mike, any improvement in the GUI especially the desktop icon.
    Really the desktop icon looks rather cheep. Sorry for that but it,s my feeling.
     
  20. SUPERAntiSpy

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    The GUI is the same - I am sorry you don't like the icon - we have not had any complaints - we put our energy into improving the detection and removal on this build.

    Nick Skrepetos
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  21. kdm31091

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    Sorry but I have to agree. The icon does look kinda cheapish. I love the product but how about a little less junky looking icon? It's a minor request and while you might not have complaints, it would look nicer.
     
  22. lodore

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    I have to agree about the icon as well it does look cheap.

    what about a contest to see who can make the best icon design? lol

    what about a icon that says SAS?
     
  23. lu_chin

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    I like the little "bug" icon of SAS and I look forward to more improvements in its engine too.
     
  24. trjam

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    The bug is an identifier for the product, and should be kept. Nick has done a great job and the new beta product is a big step forward.
     
  25. JerryM

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    I guess I must be some different. I don't care what the icon looks like, as long as it is there and I can tell the status.

    Best,
    Jerry
     
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