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Version 5.0.7
June 1, 2016

  • Fixed a bug with BrowseReporter’s PCs/users selection
  • Fixed a bug with Email Report’s corrupted profiles from previous version
  • Enhanced Web Filtering for Download Filter for Windows 10
  • Enhanced Category Filtering’s IP Bypass for Windows 10
  • Enhanced URL Filter’s Allowed list for Windows 10

Version 5.0.6
April 20, 2016

  • CurrentWare is fully compatible with Windows 10
  • BrowseControl can control the Internet access of Microsoft Edge
  • Enhanced Remote Screen Capture to capture 2nd monitor from any position (not just when it is on the right hand side)
  • Enhanced AccessPatrol’s USB File Operations Report
  • Added an option to enable advanced log files from the CurrentWare Console
  • Added an option to modify the CurrentWare Server service start up type (to automatic delayed start)
  • Added an option to enable/disable Check for update
  • Modified BrowseControl to restrict Internet access from Outlook Web search
  • Fixed an issue with Email Report not sending due to “Operation not yet implemented”
  • Fixed an issue with Download filter

Version 5.0.5
March 14, 2016

  • Enhanced URL upload mechanism
  • Fixed an issue with the operator permission
  • Fixed an issue with exporting to .PDF while using Email Report

Version 5.0.4
Dec 29, 2015

  • BrowseReporter’s Internet tracking is compatible with Windows 10’s Microsoft Edge browser.
  • Optimized the Automatic Client Upgrade process.
  • Reduced the client upgrade file.
  • Remote Client Install is now compatible with Windows 10 client computers.
  • Modified the Remote Client Install window.
  • Modified the Email Report email content.
  • Changed the location of the log files.
  • Added an option to enable Bandwidth tracking on the CurrentWare Server installer.
  • Optimized the URL data upload process for BrowseReporter.
  • Fixed a bug with the Custom Category Scheduler.
  • Fixed a bug with importing URLs to the URL Filter.
  • Fixed a bug with URL upload when the URL contains special characters.

Version 5.0.3
Nov 5, 2015

  • New Feature! USB File Transfer History (AccessPatrol) – report on files that were copied and deleted onto a USB drive.
  • New Feature! Email Alert (BrowseReporter) – receive an email notification alert every time a user exceeds a limit based off specific websites visited.
  • Added upload port option in Server manager Setting.
  • Added an option to expand or collapse the folders on the CurrentWare Console.
  • Optimized database compression for Firebird database 64-bit.
  • Optimized the CurrentWare Client service when using proxy settings.
  • Optimized AppBlocker for Windows 10.
  • Automatically download and install .Net Framework v3.5 during the CurrentWare Server installation.
  • Fixed a bug where email report fails to send when the report size is more than 10MB and when multiple emails are scheduled at the same time.
  • Fixed a bug in the Internet scheduler for custom category.
  • Fixed a bug with the database backup scheduler for 64-bit machines.
  • Fixed a bug with the power scheduler in enPowerManager.

Version 5.0.2
August 12, 2015

  • Compatible with Windows 10
  • New BrowseReporter Upload method – Upload Queue Manager allows you to manually choose which computers/users you want to upload data from.
  • New Database Maintenance option – automatically compress the Database after deleting URLs.
  • Added a new feature for enPowerManager – When shutting down a computer, implement a detection rule to determine whether to continue the shutdown or wait until the user is finishing their work.
  • Added a new port to enhance communication between the CurrentWare Client and Server.
  • Added an option to bypass private IP addresses with Category Filtering to optimize connection to intranet portals and applications.
  • Added a 2nd Client Service (cwHelper.exe) to keep the CurrentWare Client running stablely.
  • Opitmized Firebird for 64-bit operating system.
  • Fixed an issue where sometimes BrowseReporter may show duplicate entries on the report.
  • Fixed an issue with data upload caused by incorrect symbol.
  • Fixed an issue where the custom date range was displayed incorrect when used with Email Reports.
  • Fixed an upgrade issue where the database is not upgrading if the version installed is older than version 4.4.0

Version 5.0.1
June 9, 2015

  • Added Compatibility Support for Chrome 64-bit

Version 5.0.0
April 21, 2015

  • Fixed an issue with Category Status email reports not sending after category subscription expired
  • Fixed an issue with the CurrentWare Client Password character limitation
  • Fixed an issue with the Last N Day not letting you select less than 7 days
  • Fixed an issue with the Database Back up Scheduler
  • Fixed an issue with the Bypass list to bypass Application launched over the network.
  • Email Reports supports Exchange server
  • Added a new option called “Auto Delete URL Scheduler” – automatically delete URLs that are older that x number of days. This feature will help administrator maintain the database by reducing the overall file size by deleting older data automatically.
  • Added a new option – Ad-hoc data upload (Manually upload)
  • Added Software Update Notification – Check for Update
  • Added the option to edit a Report Profile

Version 4.4.8
March 12, 2015

  • Fixed an issue with BrowseReporter not tracking Internet activities on Google Chrome v41

Version 4.4.7
Nov. 28, 2014

  • Fixed an issue with Web filtering on Windows XP computers
  • Remove a day restriction with Run Report’s Last N day reporting period option

Version 4.4.6
Nov. 14, 2014

  • Added new reporting period options – Last N Days
  • Added new BrowseReporter feature – Add a Custom Logo
  • BrowseReporter is now compatible with Internet Explorer in Metro Mode (Windows 8)
  • BrowseControl is now compatible with IPv6 traffic.
  • Fixed a bug with Category look up when connecting through a proxy server.
  • Fixed a bug when the display warning message not showing up when connecting through a proxy server.
  • Fixed a bug with the download filter and blocking of MP3 files
  • Fixed a bug with Copy group settings not copying “Download filters” in some scenarios

Version 4.4.5
Oct 22, 2014

  • Fixed an issue where BrowseReporter cannot track Internet activities from Google Chrome version 38
  • Fixed an issue of Internet Explorer 11 crashing on Windows 8.1 64-bit
  • Fixed a few issues that caused the install and uninstall of the CurrentWare Server to encounter errors
  • Updated the User Guides

Version 4.4.4
Sept 20, 2014

  • Fixed a few compatibility issues with the CurrentWare Server installer

Version 4.4.3
August 22, 2014

  • Added a new feature to allow customized logo to be added to BrowseReporter Reports
  • Added a new feature: Track Asset – export user and computer details to an excel sheet
  • Optimized active time tracking when users are browsing on pages that redirects dynamically
  • Updated Crystal Report to SAP Crystal Report (New version)
  • Added vcredist_x86 and vcredist_x64 to the installer
  • Fixed an issue that prevented Bandwidth tracking from tracking on computers with dual NIC

Version 4.4.2
July 17, 2014

  • Fixed an issue that caused Firefox to crash when it is low on memory
  • Fixed an bug where BrowseReporter is not uploading URLs due to invalid special characters

Version 4.4.1
June 10, 2014

  • Fixed a bug when multiple computers have the same computer name, active user will be blank for both computers
  • Fixed a bug where the cwServer cannot CF look up when the cwServer is connected through a proxy
  • Fixed a bug where a window user is logged into the computers more than 100 times – user will be missing
  • Fixed a bug where HTTPS Filtering cannot properly filter a website, causing it to display the “Page not loading” error message
  • Added an Option to disable tracking when computer is offline
  • Automatically fill in the computer name of the CurrentWare Server on the Remote Client Install window.

Version 4.4.0
March 19, 2014

  • Added two new BrowseReporter reports: URL Category and URL Category Summary
  • Added Custom Category Blocked list for BrowseControl’s Internet Scheduler
  • Added a button to save screenshots to a directory for BrowseReporter’s Remote Screen Capture
  • Fixed an issue with Internet Explorer 11 crash upon launch
  • Fixed an issue with the Install menu being disabled
  • Optimized an issue with Chrome crash (“Server Busy” error message)
  • Added a notification for the CurrentWare Server when the file size reaches 1GB
  • Added a new welcome window when you launch CurrentWare Console for the first time
  • Modified the wsck32.dll file to fix a special portal connection issue for a customer
  • Modified the Delete URL’s before date option to select the option automatically when you select the date
  • Modified enPowerManager’s WOL option to work over Subnet

Version 4.3.4.0
Dec 17, 2013

  • Added dual screen viewing feature for Remote Screen capture
  • Added an option to delete URLs before a specific date
  • Modified Bandwidth Summary Report
  • Added new categories for Category Filtering
  • Added a backup scheduler for the CurrentWare Server database
  • Tweaked the software modification process to backup database during modification
  • Optimized issue with Chrome encountering “Switch-to Server Busy” error
  • Added new categories, Zipped Files, to the download filter
  • Fixed an issue where bandwidth tracking does not occur when two NIC has been installed on a computer
  • Fixed an issue where Chrome (v32 and v33) crashes when exiting the browser

Version 4.3.3.2
Nov. 29, 2013

  • Fixed an issue with BrowseControl not blocking Internet access on Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7 SP1
  • Fixed an issue that provoke Chrome to display an error message saying – “Server Busy: Switch to/ retry”. This can cause BrowseReporter to not track properly
  • Fixed a bug that caused Internet Explorer 11 to crash randomly
  • Fixed an issue where the active user was not showing up as logged in on the CurrentWare Console
  • Fixed an IP address issue when the CurrentWare Client is connecting to the CurrentWare Server over a Public IP address (WAN)
  • Fixed an issue with the URL Tracking Scheduler. It is now displaying the correct time when endtime exceeds the tracking schedule
  • Added Proxy setting configuration to Category Filtering
  • Fixed an issue with AccessPatrol where some new mobile phones were not being blocked.
  • Fixed a button on the Remote Client Install window
  • Fixed an issue with Encrypted USB not being allowed as an “Allowed device”
  • Automatically remove “asterisks” from the URL filter to prevent invalid entries on the list

Version 4.3.3.1
Oct 1, 2013

  • Enhanced tracking for the latest Chrome’s Incognito mode
  • Add an option to allow user to omit users from BrowseReporter’s report if the user has no data
  • Add proxy option to Category Filtering.
  • Revised Graph reports
  • Add view Category Filtering log from CurrentWare Console
  • Add Restart to enPowerManager’s Scheduler.
  • Fixed a bug where in some cases, Windows 8 wouldn’t track Bandwidth data
  • Fixed a bug where if the length of the URL is larger than 155, it will not track.
  • Optimize CurrentWare agent – agent recreation if it crashes.

Version 4.3.3.0
August 26, 2013

  • Active Tracking: BrowseReporter will only track the time when the Internet browser window is active. In other words, it will track the window that is on top of the other windows. If a window is minimized or is not in focused, the time will not be tracked.
  • Real Time Upload: The CurrentWare Client will automatically upload BrowseReporter data to the CurrentWare Server
  • New Bandwidth Report: It is now much easier to see who is hogging the bandwidth on your network. The new Bandwidth Summary report will give you a list of all your computers along with their bandwidth consumption data (MB sent/ MB received).
  • Client Restart Schedule: automatically restart the CurrentWare Client at scheduled time. Help troubleshoot performance related issues.
  • Added new Categories to the Category Filtering List
  • Compatible with Internet Explorer 11

Version 4.3.2.2
May 29, 2013

  • Added 20 new categories to Category Filtering
  • Redesigned the appearance of the “Check for Update” Window for patching to new versions
  • Fixed a bug with BrowseReporter not tracking Chrome Internet usage for some Windows operating system with specific regional settings
  • Fixed a bug with the CurrentWare Server Manager

Version 4.3.2.1
April 12, 2013

  • Optimized Category Filtering for faster browsing experience
  • Fixed issue with BrowseReporter tracking on Google Chrome
  • Enhanced Bypass application feature

Version 4.3.2.0
April 2, 2013

  • Fixed a bug with HTTPS webpages not loading in Internet Explorer 10
  • Removed Unmanaged Computers from License Management
  • Improved performance of Category Filtering by not filtering internal websites
  • Enhanced BrowseReporter’s Email Report subject line
  • Added patching technology: automatic update from our server
  • Add log files for CurrentWare Client upgrade

Version 4.3.0.0
Jan 28, 2013

  • Implementation of URL Category Filtering with over 100 URL Categories.
  • Internet filtering with IE 10: resolved with “Enable Enhanced Protected Mode” for both Metro, Desktop applications in Windows 8 OS.
  • Windows 8 32 and 64 bit compatible
  • Modified Internet scheduler/timer inconsistency
  • Resolved cwagent password prompt

Version 4.2.0.6
Dec 13, 2012

  • Combined 32-bit and 64-bit setup files into a single setup file for CurrentWare Server/Console/Solution/Clients
  • Updated BrowseReporter’s tracking – it is now compatible with the latest version of Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and many other popular browsers.
  • Added “Copy group settings” to all solutions

Version 4.2.0.5
June 21, 2012

  • BrowseControl – HTTPS filtering optimized
  • Firebird database updated to 2.5.
  • Performance enhancements

Version 4.2.0.4
May 7, 2012

  • BrowseControl – Internet Explorer browser crash resolved
  • BrowseReporter – URL upload functionality optimized

Version 4.2.0.2
April 9, 2012

  • New BrowseControl Feature – HTTPS filtering supported on all browsers
  • BrowseReporter – new reporting by specified URL
  • Performance enhancements

Version 4.2.0.1
March 7, 2012

  • BrowseReporter – enhanced URL uploading functionality

Version 4.2.0.0
Feb 24, 2012

  • New BrowseControl Feature – Internet Quota Limit
  • BrowseControl – LSP optimized
  • Performance enhancements

Version 4.1.0.7
Nov 18, 2011

  • New AccessPatrol Feature – Email reports
  • AccessPatrol supports 64-bit platform
  • enPowerManager – override power management policy if an application is still running.

Version 4.1.0.6
Sept 26, 2011

  • AccessPatrol – Device reporting optimized
  • enPowerManagement – advanced power management policies

Version 4.1.0.5
August 5, 2011

  • New AccessPatrol Feature – Device reporting
  • enPowerManagement – advanced power management policies
  • Performance enhancements

Version 4.1.0.4
June 16, 2011

  • Improved automatic client upgrade
  • Performance enhancements

Version 4.1.0.3
June 13, 2011

  • LSP technology activated for BrowseControl only

Version 4.1.0.2
May 12, 2011

  • BrowseControl – Characters “*” and “_” allowed in the bypass list

Version 4.1.0.1
April 4, 2011

  • Performance enhancements

Version 4.1.0.0
March 14, 2011

  • AccessPatrol added to the new CurrentWare console.  The new console consists of BrowseControl, BrowseReporter, AccessPatrol and enPowerManager

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