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Avast beta 17.5.2300 released

Q: Avast beta 17.5.2300 released

Hi everyone,

new beta version 17.5.2300 is released.

We fixed:
- Web Shield issues
- Ransomware Shield UI glitches
- general crashes reported by users

Download links:
BETA testing - Overview & Download links
Enjoy this beta!
We are looking forward to your feedback.

AVAST Team.

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Preferred Solution: Avast beta 17.5.2300 released

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Avast 5.0 beta was released yesterday. This new version comes with a clean interface instead of the hard to operate media player type GUI it had. At the moment it has several limitations and bugs, so casual users stay away. If you want to just test it out go ahead.
A list of the current limitations can be found here.


Download Avast 5.0 beta (version 5.0.70)

A:Avast 5.0 beta released

Is it working on x64?

EDIT: OK, I installed it ok on x64. So far, only problem I see is that the note that gets put into Outlook emails is not working.

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Avast dropped a new beta build v17.3.2289.

Changes:

Issue with playing HTML5 videos in the SafeZone browser
Improved compatibility with Windows 10 Creators Update
Fixed issue with disabling components, which require restart
Avast account login is back on the dashboard
Fixed time and formatting for scheduled scans UI
Download Beta:
BETA testing - Overview & Download links

Known issues:

Scans do not start on scheduled time
Cleanup does not show progress when executed on scheduled time
If you are willing to help, please see this new thread about licensing changes in the beta channel:
New licensing in the beta channel
 

A:Avast 17.3.x Beta released

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Hello everyone,

We?ve got great news for you today: Avast Cleanup, our PC-cleaning software, is undergoing some big changes. It?s sporting a brand-new design, includes exciting new features, and best of all, is now also standalone, which means you can use it even without downloading our antivirus first.

Of course, it?s going to need a good beta-testing to ensure we get your thoughts, opinions, and insights so we can make the best it can be. So please don?t hesitate to send us your feedback.

It?s important to note there will be three versions of Avast Cleanup standalone: the trial version, which gives you 14 days to try the full Cleanup experience. Afterwards, you?ll automatically begin using the ?free? version, which will only allow you to perform browser cleaning functions. To get full functionality back, you?ll need to buy the paid version.

FEATURES

CLEAN: Clean your browser?s cache, search history, browsing history, and the cookies you?ve been gathering from your time surfing the Web. We also detect add-ons and search engines with poor reputations (or, with a small retention rate among our users) and help you get rid of them. In the trial and paid versions of Cleanup, you also have access to junk cleanup, where we get rid of all the unused junk files on your PC.

OPTIMIZE: In the trial and paid versions of Cleanup, you can tweak the system settings and boot-up options to minimize your computer?s start time. We can also help you get rid of u... Read more

A:Avast Cleanup for PC - BETA released

Here are some screenshots of this product.




































It?s important to note there will be three versions of Avast Cleanup standalone: the trial version, which gives you 14 days to try the full Cleanup experience. Afterwards, you?ll automatically begin using the ?free? version, which will only allow you to perform browser cleaning functions. To get full functionality back, you?ll need to buy the paid version.Click to expand...

Interesting approach... really wonder how many people will actually pay for this "system optimizer".
 

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Hi all,
we are introducing new beta version 17.4.2292:

What's new:
- updated GUI framework CEF to the latest version

This is a huge change with impact on a whole product. Please watch any UI crashes or not working pages.

- offline installation on Win XP without internet connection crashes, this scenario will not be supported anymore
Download links:
BETA testing - Overview & Download links
Enjoy this beta!
We are looking forward to your feedback.

AVAST Team
 

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Hi all,
we just released new AVAST beta with a few hotfixes.
Again, we would like to ask for your help with testing our new licensing backend. If you are willing to help, please see this new thread about licensing changes in the beta channel:
New licensing in the beta channel

FIXED:

- Hotfixes of a few non-fatal crashes (non-necessary dumps created in the log folder)
- Avast does not recognize Cleanup license after update (fixed via UI update channel for release as well)

Download links:

BETA testing - Overview & Download links
Enjoy this beta!
We are looking forward to your feedback.

AVAST Team
 

A:Avast Beta 17.3.2291 released

I did have the crash problem last night after updating. Nothing serious though..
 

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Hi all,

new beta version is live: 12.2.2276
In this release, we are trying to finish a few long-going internal projects. Especially improved licensing and registration to Windows Security center.

Fixes and improvements:
+ Resolved compatibility issues with Windows 10 Anniversary Update (and the latest Windows Insider builds)
+ Fixed bug in the Settings export (Back up settings)

Known Issues:
+ From time to time, Avast GUI opens without any apparent reason

Download links as usual or just update your current beta.

Enjoy,
Petr
 

A:NEW:Avast! Beta version released - 12.2.2276

Please change the thread title to include Avast...
 

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Features of Avast Passwords Manager - Free Password Manager | Safe Password Keeper | Avast

Download for macOS (OS): Passwords | Get Safer with Strong Passwords | Avast
Download for Safari (Extension): Apple - Safari - Safari Extensions Gallery

How It Works and Your Privacy - PDF Link
 

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Hi all,
sorry for the delay with this beta, but it's finally here. We are now busy working on integration with AVG but I hope you will like the changes coming early next year (and yes HIPS included (wink) ) Main purpose of this beta to test its stability and get your feedback on the new UI. We didn't changed just the "face" but also the framework behind the UI so it gives us now much more flexibility in fixing various issues and bugs in the UI much faster than before.

We listened to the feedback, so there won't be color difference between Free and paid versions and all will be dark. Navigation moved back to the left side, and the window is now larger. We know it's not perfect now and we will work hard in the upcoming weeks to polish it for release quality.

Newest beta version: 12.4.2281

Changes:
+ Fully new UI framework with modern graphics
+ Removed screensaver and desktop gadget
+ Huge internal changes for product stabilization

Download links:
- BETA testing - Overview & Download links
Known issues:
+ Some UI parts are not fully finished yet, excuse glitches
+ SmartScan and Browser Cleanup not finished
+ UI glitches in some expiration messaging dialogs
+ Web shield problems on Win 10 internal preview
+ Passwords synchronization setup flows are broken

Share your feedback and opinions about the new UI here.

your Avast team
 

A:avast New Beta version released - 12.4.2281

Captain Awesome said:


and yes HIPS includedClick to expand...

Good! Fingers crossed for Avast.
 

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Hey all, thanks for being loyal members of the beta community. We're preparing a beta version of an entirely new Avast Mobile Security, redesigned and rebuilt from the ground up. As a tester, you'll be the first to see our completely redesigned version of AMS 5.0. If you have auto-updates enabled, the beta version will install automatically when it's published to Google Play. Please invite your friends to join the beta community and opt in to beta builds here: Sign in - Google Accounts

Thanks!
Jesse & the AMS Team

SOURCE: https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=131294.0 (Last post as of now)
 

A:Avast Mobile Security 5 Beta - Released

Become a Beta Tester for Avast Android apps:

Avast Mobile Security - Changelog (Avast Mobile Beta News [Android])

Avast Cleanup
Avast Battery Saver
Avast Anti-Theft
Avast SecureLine VPN
Wi-Fi Finder - Changelog (Avast Mobile Beta News [Android])

Avast Passwords - Android (Avast Mobile Beta News [Android]) and iOS (Avast Mobile Beta News [iOS])
For more information: (Avast FAQ | Avast Mobile: How to join the Avast Android beta program).
 

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Hi all,
new beta version is live: 12.3.2280
There are no new features, only bug fixes

Fixed:
+ Slowing down computer during installation, NEW August version: 12.3.2279
+ Unavailability to select other language during installation

Download links as usual or just update your current beta.
Previously introduced:
Passive mode:
- In this beta we would like to introduce new compatibility mode, which should solve compatibility issues, when Avast is being installed on a pc, where other AV is installed (and registred to WSC), Most of the shields are turned off, Avast should be updatable.

Enjoy,
Avast team
 

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Hi all,

new beta version is live: 12.2.2273
In this release, we are trying to finish a few long going internal projects. Especially the improved licensing and registration to Windows Security center.

Fixes and improvements:
+ New licensing system
+ New implementation of Windows Security center registration
+ Rescue Disc fixed

Known Issues:
- Inserting license into expired program may cause invisibility of some components in the program UI. Repair fixes the issue.
- New components menu is not yet fully functional
- Windows Security center registration may not be successful in some cases. But please, report all occurrences which are not fixed by reboot.
- SafePrice plugin for Firefox may not show all available offers

Download links as usual or just update your current beta.

Enjoy,
Petr

DL: BETA testing - Overview & Download links
 

A:Avast Beta version released - 12.2.2273

Thanks for the share Awesome.
 

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Hi all,

new beta version is live: 2016.12.1.2267
In this beta we focused on internal improvements and bugfixes.

Changes:

+ Boot-time scan download dialog fixed
+ New CyberCapture feature is now part of DeepScreen (further explanation will come)
+ When Avast Firewall is turned off, Windows Firewall is started
+ Fixed crash which occurred when offline user tried to initiate a SecureLine connection
+ Fixed GUI freeze after license insertion
+ SafeZone - fixed possible problem with initialization of Bank mode (Pay mode is now Bank mode)

Known issues:

- SafeZone Browser - Dummy notifications and landing pages of Pay mode
- Missing firewal profile selection dialog after installation and reboot

Notes:

+ In the next beta, the boot-time scan will be enabled again for offline users (this decision was based on your feedback from the last beta). However, extended package of virus definitions will be still offered for download when the boot-time scan is scheduled.

Download links as usual or just update your current beta.

Enjoy,
Petr
1. Download the beta installers:
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_free_antivirus_setup_online.exe
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_pro_antivirus_setup_online.exe
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_internet_security_setup_online.exe
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_premier_antivirus_setup_online.exe

OR

Offline beta installers:

http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_free_antivirus_setup.exe
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_pro_antivirus_set... Read more

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Hi all,

new beta version is live: 2016.12.1.2271
We are now even closer to the release. This might be the last beta.

Changes:

+ Fixed issue with HIPS sensitivity set to highest - please verify our fix if you were affected by the issue
+ Fixed CyberCapture dialog in some localizations
+ The new implementation of Web Shield is now fully turned on
+ Updated translations

Download links as usual or just update your current beta.

Enjoy,
Petr
BETA testing - Overview & Download links
 

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Hi all,

new beta version is live: 2016.12.1.2266
In this beta we focused on internal improvements and bugfixes.

Changes:

+ SecureLine internal enhancements
+ Firewall profile switching rewritten
+ Avast screens are not displayed on Windows 10 lockscreens anymore
+ Boot time scan feature is now being downloaded on-demand
+ Fixed showing restart dialog too often and ignore postpone times

Known issues:

- User interface might freeze after inserting a license
- User interface might freeze when starting smart scan
- SafeZone Browser - Sometimes, Pay Mode fails to start. Restart of the browser should help
- SafeZone Browser - Dummy notifications and landing pages of Pay mode
- Boot time scan "on-demand download" does not work
- HNS scan sometimes does not finish at all

Download links as usual or just update your current beta.

Enjoy,
Petr

1. Download the beta installers:
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_free_antivirus_setup_online.exe
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_pro_antivirus_setup_online.exe
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_internet_security_setup_online.exe
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_premier_antivirus_setup_online.exe

OR

Offline beta installers:

http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_free_antivirus_setup.exe
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_pro_antivirus_setup.exe
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_internet_security_setup.exe
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_premier_antivirus_setup.exe
 

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Hi all,

new beta version is live: 2016.12.1.2272
We are now even closer to the release. This is probably the last beta.

Changes:

+ Fixed issue with user settings reset to default after program update
+ Fixed incompatibility with latest Windows 10 insider builds

Download links as usual or just update your current beta.

Enjoy,
Petr
BETA testing - Overview & Download links
 

A:Avast Beta version released - 2016.12.1.2272

Can't wait for the full release. @Jack 's How to setup Avast Internet Security 2016 for Maximum Protection (Guide)

I feel like no other AV can keep up with Avast. (Maybe Kaspersky)
 

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Hi all,

new beta version is live: 2016.12.1.2270
As we are getting closer to release, please expect beta builds to come with higher frequency and shorter changelogs.

Changes:

+ Fixed service crashes caused by the new implementation of Web Shield
+ The new implementation of Web Shield is now fully turned on, please report any issues with browsing or with downloads
+ Fixed explorer scan settings - it is now possible to edit and save settings for this scan
+ Updated translations

Known issues:

- Registration to the Windows security center may still have some issues
- Highest HIPS sensitivity setting can prevent user from logging into Windows

Download links as usual or just update your current beta.

Enjoy,
Petr
Downloads-BETA testing - Overview & Download links
 

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Hi all,

new beta version is live: 2016.12.1.2268
As we are getting closer to the final release, please expect beta builds to come with higher frequency and shorter changelogs.

Changes:

+ Boot-time scan available to both online and offline users, while online users have opportunity to download additional virus definitions before the scan is scheduled
+ Fixed missing firewall profile selection dialog after installation and reboot
+ SafeZone browser - New design of bank mode landing pages
+ SafeZone browser - Start menu icon fixed on Win 10

Known issues:

- CyberCapture still holds local copy of the file which is in the protective custody even when CyberCapture feature is turned off in settings
- Registration to the Windows security center may not be successful in some cases

Download links as usual or just update your current beta.

Enjoy,
Petr

Download links of Betas:BETA testing - Overview & Download links
 

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Hi all,

new beta version is live: 2016.12.1.2269
As we are getting closer to release, please expect beta builds to come with higher frequency and shorter changelogs.

Changes:

+ New implementation of Web Shield will be soon turned on, please report any issues with browsing or with downloads
+ Fixed issues with displaing specific fonts in the UI
+ Fixed file locking in CyberCapture
+ Fixed service crashes on non-updated Windows 8.1
+ Updated translations

Known issues:

- Registration to the Windows security center may still have some issues.

Download links as usual or just update your current beta.

Enjoy,
Petr
Download: BETA testing - Overview & Download links
 

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Hi all,

new beta version is live: 2016.12.1.2265
In this beta we focused on internal improvements and bugfixes.

Changes:

+ Bugfixes
+ Passwords extension installation status bug fixed

Known issues:

- User interface might freeze after inserting a license
- SafeZone Browser - Sometimes, Pay Mode fails to start. Restart of the browser should help
- SafeZone Browser - Dummy notifications and landing pages of Pay mode
- SecureLine - trying to connect while offline might cause service crash

Download links as usual or just update your current beta.

Enjoy,
Petr
Download the beta installers:
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_free_antivirus_setup_online.exe
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_pro_antivirus_setup_online.exe
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_internet_security_setup_online.exe
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_premier_antivirus_setup_online.exe

OR

Offline beta installers:

http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_free_antivirus_setup.exe
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_pro_antivirus_setup.exe
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_internet_security_setup.exe
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_premier_antivirus_setup.exe
 

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Hi all

Avast Free Antivirus NEW: Beta Version released - 2016.12.2.2275

In this release, we are trying to finish a few long-going internal projects. Especially improved licensing and registration to Windows Security center.

Fixes and improvements:
+ Fixed issues with the new implementation of Windows Security center registration
+ The new Settings > Components menu is ready - please report any issues

Known Issues:
- From time to time, Avast GUI opens without any apparent reason
NEW: Beta version released - 12.2.2275

With best Regards
Mops21
 

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Microsoft Windows AntiSpyware (Beta):
Windows Defender (Beta 2) is the final name for Microsoft’s antispyware solution. Current Windows AntiSpyware (Beta 1) customers will be notified automatically to upgrade.

Windows® Defender (Beta 2)
Version: 1051 - February 13, 2005

Windows Defender (Beta 2) is a free program that helps you stay productive by protecting your computer against pop-ups, slow performance and security threats caused by spyware and other potentially unwanted software.

Overview
This release includes enhanced features that reflect ongoing input from customers, as well as Microsoft’s growing understanding of the spyware landscape.

Specific features of Windows Defender Beta 2 include:

* A redesigned and simplified user interface – Incorporating feedback from our customers, the Windows Defender UI has been redesigned to make common tasks easier to accomplish with a warning system that adapts alert levels according to the severity of a threat so that it is less intrusive overall, but still ensures the user does not miss the most urgent alerts.
* Improved detection and removal – Based on a new engine, Windows Defender is able to detect and remove more threats posed by spyware and other potentially unwanted software. Real Time Protection has also been enhanced to better monitor key points in the operating system for changes.
* Protection for all users – Windows Defender can be run by all users on a computer with or without administrative privileges. This en... Read more

A:Microsoft Anti-Spyware Beta 2: Windows Defender (Beta 2) Released

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June 4, 2010

7-Zip 9.14 is available. Changelog below.


   Information

- WIM support was improved.

7-Zip

A:7-Zip 9.14 Beta Released

Thanks, updated. Whats WIM?

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A short but sweet update this time:

- Disk fragmentation problem for ZIP archives created by 7-Zip was fixed.

Homepage

A:7-Zip 9.17 Beta Released

7-Zip latest beta version out.
Both 32-Bit and 64-Bit available for DOWNLOAD.

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7-Zip 9.11 Beta s available. Changelog below-



   Information

9.11 beta 2010-03-15
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- 7-Zip now supports PPMd compression in .ZIP archives.
- Speed optimizations in PPMd codec.
- The support for archives in installers was improved.
- Some bugs were fixed.
- New localization: Kazakh.
7-Zip

A:7-Zip 9.11 Beta released

Thank you for update Aaron.

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Quote:
- 7-Zip now supports files that are larger than 8 GB in TAR archives.
- NSIS support was improved.
- Some bugs were fixed.
- New localizations: Hindi, Gujarati, Sanskrit.


Homepage

A:7-Zip 9.16 Beta Released

I dont know what the point of that is! The original is nice and compact!

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November 2, 2010
7-Zip 9.18 Beta is available. Changelog below.



   Information

9.18 beta 2010-11-02
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- 7-Zip now can unpack SquashFS and CramFS filesystem images.
- 7-Zip now can unpack some TAR and ISO archives with incorrect headers.
- New small SFX module for installers (in Extra package).
- Some bugs were fixed.




November 11, 2010

Updated to 9.19.



   Information

9.19 beta 2010-11-11
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- The console version now doesn't show entered password.
- Some bugs were fixed.


November 18, 2010

Uodated to 9.20.



   Information

9.20 2010-11-18
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- Some bugs were fixed.


7-Zip

A:7-Zip 9.20 Beta Released

Thanks.

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7-Zip 9.12 Beta is available. Changelog below.



   Information

What's new:

- ZIP / PPMd compression ratio was improved in Maximum and Ultra modes.
- The BUG in 7-Zip 9.* beta was fixed: LZMA2 codec didn't work,
if more than 10 threads were used (or more than 20 threads in some modes).

7-Zip

A:7-Zip 9.12 Beta Released

Thanks for the heads up on 7 zip Airbot, just noticed the supermod badge, the color looks good on you

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Download here: Firefox 4.0 beta 7

Changelog:
Uses J?gerMonkey, a new, faster JavaScript engine
WebGL is enabled by default on Windows and Mac OS X. WebGL support requires an OpenGL-capable graphics card. Support for other graphics cards on Windows (specifically Intel GPUs) and Linux will be coming in a future beta
Certain rendering operations are now hardware-accelerated using Direct3D 9 on Windows XP, Direct3D 10 on Windows Vista and 7, and OpenGL on Mac OS X
Improved web typography using OpenType with support for ligatures, kerning and font variants
HTML5 Forms API makes web based forms easier to implement and validate

A:Firefox 4.0 beta 7 released

Its a lot faster than 3.6

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Just got the December Winpatrol newsletter and apparently WinAntiRansom just got released (now out of beta). I tried it a couple times in beta and it had some issues/weirdness/lack of usefulness then that kept me from even bothering to mess with it, even though I bought a couple lifetime licenses out of loyalty due to my years of using winpatrol. Here's to hoping it's a worthwhile product. The beta forums weren't very positive =( WinAntiRansom

WinAntiRansom Released Today!
Declare WAR on Ransomware!
That's right, we are officially releasing WinAntiRansom today!

WinAntiRansom does the following:

Detects and blocks known Ransomware from multiple industry sources!
Detects and blocks most Malware and other suspicious programs!
Gives you the to power to block any program you want. (Like the annoying Windows 10 update programs so many of you have asked us for help in blocking.)
Uses whitelisting technology to prevent unwanted programs from touching the data you place in your SafeZone.
Kills programs behaving badly... But gives you the ability to easily allow (whitelist) any programs(s) with the click of the mouse.
Stop Ransomware in it's tracks! Kill it BEFORE it encyrpts your data!

WinAntiRansom (like all of our products) is compatible with all other security products. It was designed to run in support of other security products, as a part of a layered security solution.
 

A:WinAntiRansom Released (beta is over)

Hi,
Thanks but the second link on your post look a little suspicious, it just redirect to winpatrol's website.
 

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https://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/all-beta.html

Changelog:
Increased performance while viewing Flash content
Improved plugin compatibility with hardware acceleration enabled
Hovering over links now displays the URL at the bottom of the window rather than in the location bar
General stability, performance, and compatibility improvements
Uses less RAM than previous betas

A:Firefox 4.0 Beta 12 released

Thanks, yowan! Mozilla have really done some great work, in my opinion.

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I downloaded my copy yesterday.

Firefox 3.6.4 Beta Released

A:Firefox 3.6.4 beta released

Thanks; I will give it a try.

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November 11, 2010

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 1.50 Beta is availabe. Changelog below.


   Information


New Features

We are very excited about these major improvements in Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.50. This version represents a complete overhaul of much of our functionality. Among the highlights are:

Dramatically improved scan speed: up to 5 times faster.
Dramatically improved stability of both the scanner and protection module (free and pro version, respectively).
More responsive: program loads up to 3 times faster, and protection module has lower impact on system resources (pro version only).
New internal detection algorithms enable detection of more real-world malware.

You can now add files and folders to the ignore list manually.
Ability to schedule and unschedule scans and updates from the command line (pro version only).
Notifications of blocked malicious websites now include additional details such as type, port, and process on Windows Vista and higher.
Dramatically improved flash scan (pro version only) -- determine whether a more in-depth scan is needed, in less than 10 seconds on many machines.
One-touch easy-to-use option to keep protection up-to-date automatically (pro version only).
"Warn if database is outdated by:" option now warns if the database is far out-of-date (7 days by default), including for protection (pro version only).

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.50 Public Beta Now Available

A:Malwarebytes 1.50 Beta Released

Thanks Aaron, downloading it now

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Speedfan 4.42 Beta 2 is available. Changelog below.


   Note
Must be registered to download the Beta though.


   Information

SpeedFan 4.42 Beta 2 is online!
Users of nVidia video cards are encouraged to test it as it should be able to show temperatures, voltages and fan speeds. Added support for external USB drive enclosures using JMicron chipset. Bug fixes as alway.
I need your reports, especially if you have an nVidia video card.
SpeedFan 4.42 beta 2 (28 aug 2010)
Because of the nature of this beta, please, do not mirror (it would be a copyright violation) this file.
Greatly improved support for nVidia video cards. Fixed Intel QST support. Added support for external USB drive enclosures using JMicron chipsets. Bug fixes and improvements as always. In order to run this beta, simply install SpeedFan 4.40, then replace the EXE and then run SpeedFan as usual.
Please, use the SEND REPORT facility on the INFO tab to help me to evaluate the improvements I coded.


SpeedFan Beta Program

A:Speedfan 4.42 Beta 2 Released

Thanks, I had been considering installing this program.

~Maxx~

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A couple of new things
Speed dial extensions





Quote:
Speed Dial extensions transform your Speed Dial from a picture into live action! What does that mean? Instead of a static link to a weather web site, a Speed Dial extension can display the forecast for your specific location. In fact, we built that extension.
Speed Dial extensions are easy to make. All you need is a little tiny bit of web development skills.


Password synchronization





Quote:
Opera 11.50 beta has synchronization of passwords - made securely through Opera Link so you can log on to your password protected sites from anywhere. Opera Link also synchronizes bookmarks, your Speed Dial, custom search engine preferences, notes (yes, you can take notes in the Opera browser), typed browser history and more.


The Windows panel now lets you stack tabs the same as the tab bar.

for the change-log Opera: Opera 11.50 beta for Windows changelog
grab it at
http://my.opera.com/desktopteam/blog...-beta#comments

A:Opera 11.50 beta released

I am using this new beta and I really like it. It seems very quick but I have one question. They have a Web GL version that enables GPU acceleration but it rates much slower than this beta on Peacekeeper and seems slower in real life. I thought 11.50 was supposed to have GPU acceleration. Is this now being delayed?

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Office 12 Beta 1 has been released about a week or so and has already leaked cracked versions on P2P networks. A spokewoman said that it's not an official release or something and should be approached with causion. In any sense who would download it anyway not knowing if it's official or not also Beta 1 isn't much compared to Beta 2 or 3 but the final release is the better out of all, then it's beta after Service Pack 2.

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Release notes

Changelog:
The Firefox Sync setup experience has been greatly improved across desktop and mobile devices
Speed, functionality, and compatibility improvements to WebGL
Additional polish for the Firefox Add-ons Manager
See the complete changelist from the previous beta

A:Firefox 4.0 Beta 8 released

Thanks.

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May 15, 2010

Firefox 3.6.4 Beta 4 is available. Changelog below -


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Firefox 3.6.4 provides uninterrupted browsing for Windows and Linux users when there is a crash in the Adobe Flash, Apple Quicktime or Microsoft Silverlight plugins.
If a plugin crashes or freezes, it will not affect the rest of Firefox. You will be able to reload the page to restart the plugin and try again.
Firefox 3.6.4 also fixes the following issues found in previous versions of Firefox 3.6:
Fixed several security issues.
Fixed several stability issues.
Please see the complete list of changes in this version. You may also be interested in the Firefox 3.6.3 release notes for a list of changes in the previous version.

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Beta 3 -

Beta 4 -

Probably the same as the final 3.6.4 version.

A:Firefox 3.6.4 Beta 4 Released

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Firefox 3.6.4 Inches Forward, New Beta Download Available.



The next update to Firefox 3.6 inches forward with Mozilla hammering away at the upcoming release, but with slow progress so far. In all fairness, Firefox 3.6.4 is a shift from the refreshes that are served to major versions of the open source browser. In this regard, unlike normal, minor updates focused on delivering stability improvements and security patches, version 3.6.4 is a Frankenstein build, having swallowed codename Lorentz and Firefox 3.7 in order to offer users Out of Process Plugins as soon as possible. At the end of the past week, Mozilla made available for download a new development milestone of Firefox 3.6.4, as it prepares to launch the fully fledged update.

"Firefox 3.6.4 provides uninterrupted browsing for Windows and Linux users when there is a crash in the Adobe Flash, Apple Quicktime or Microsoft Silverlight plugins,? an excerpt from the release notes accompanying v.3.6.4 Beta (Build 4) reads. ?If a plugin crashes or freezes, it will not affect the rest of Firefox. You will be able to reload the page to restart the plugin and try again.?

OOPP was the feature that justified Firefox 3.7 for Mozilla. In this sense, when the decision was made to offer OOPP to Firefox 3.6.x users, all plans for Firefox 3.7 were folded. Mozilla already confirmed officially that Firefox 4.0 would be the next major release of the open source browser, a milestone that is currently planned for l... Read more

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Finally, after some time now, Opera 10.5 beta has been released.

You can download it from Opera Web Site.

From I?ve been testing, this browser is not crashing as 10.5 pre alpha did.

It?s super fast and very stable.

Plus a very nice looking UI

A:Opera 10.5 Beta Released.

I think this has been covered already.

Opera-The fastest browser!

Still not as fast as the latest dev builds of Chrome.

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Hello there.

Just thought you may want to give MB another spin with 3.2 version, launched as a Beta version a few hours ago!

Use the links above to reach the official dedicated forum for this Beta, including the changelog, the known issues, and a special testing request. You'll be able to post your issues there as well.

Don't hesitate to share your feedback here too

Happy surfing, everyone!
 

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BETA RELEASE ANNOUNCEMENT FOR VIPRE ANTIVIRUS 2012 AND VIPRE INTERNET SECURITY 2012

OVERVIEW

GFI Software is very pleased to announce the beta release of VIPRE Antivirus 2012 and VIPRE Internet Security 2012!

Our planned public release date is in late October, and we invite you to preview and test our betas today.


The following products are currently available for beta testing:

VIPRE ANTIVIRUS 2012
Version 5.0.5038 with installer version 5.0.1092

VIPRE INTERNET SECURITY 2012 (formally known as VIPRE Premium)
Version 5.0.5038 with installer version 5.0.1092


WHAT'S NEW

In addition to a number of "under-the hood?-improvements, the key changes for VIPRE Antivirus 2012 are focused on ease-of-usability, performance and stability.

The headline features for VIPRE Antivirus 2012 include the following:

IMPROVEMENTS TO THE USER INTERFACE
Enhancements are centered on ease-of-use and feature an updated look and feel. High-visibility buttons have been added for quick access to frequently accessed areas. Changes to the text have been made for clarity.

PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENTS
Improvements have been made to VIPRE Antivirus that focuses on stability and performance.

CUSTOM SCHEDULED SCANS
Users can now schedule a custom scan specifying certain scan options at specified times.

INSTALLATION MADE EASY
Installing VIPRE Antivirus can be done in as little as three clicks! Using a new installer technology, VIPRE Antiviru... Read more

A:VIPRE 5.0 Beta Released

Screenshots VIPRE INTERNET SECURITY 2012 :

Installation :

User Interface :



Settings :



Alert and Tray Icon User Interface :


 

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January 25, 2011

Firefox 4 Beta 10 is available. Changelog and download link below.



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What’s New in this Firefox 4 Beta

Compatibilty and stability improvements when using Adobe Flash on Mac OS X
Improvements in memory usage
Support for a graphics driver blacklist to improve stability
See the complete changelist from the previous beta


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FF4b10
FF4b10

bugs fixed

A:Firefox 4 Beta 10 Released

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Febuary 8, 2011

Firefox 4 Beta 11 is available. Download link below.

Mozilla Firefox 4.0 Beta 11 Download
http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/4.0b11/whatsnew/

Changelog

Support for the proposed Do Not Track ("DNT") header
Connection status messages are now shown in a small overlay
WebGL has been re-enabled on Linux
The default homepage design has been refreshed
Firefox no longer switches into offline mode automatically

A:Firefox 4.0 Beta 11 released

wheres the changelog?

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Download Google Chrome 10.0.612.1 Beta - FileHippo.com

A:Chrome 10 Beta Released

Anyone else using this, is it stable?

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Hello all, another Firefox release update from me!

Firefox 5 Beta 1 and Firefox 6 Alpha 1 are available to download now:

Firefox 5 Beta Just Around the Corner - Softpedia

A portable version can also be found here: MEGAUPLOAD - The leading online storage and file delivery service

I know people can be wary about downloading from file sharing websites, such as megaupload, so I have included a Jotti virus scan result (I would've used virustotal if it would connect)

Firefox_Portable_5.0b2_Multilingual_Online.paf.exe - Jotti's malware scan

Enjoy folks!

Tom

A:Firefox 5 Beta 2 Released

Firefox 6.0a1, and 7.0a1 are extremely stable for a change.

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Get it now: http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/beta/My initial non-scientific testing has been positive. 90% of my addons worked fine once I installed the Addon Compatibility Reporter addon which re-enables all addons and allows you to report back to Mozilla which ones work and which ones don't.Overall, Firefox 4 beta 1 seems only a little different from my faithful 3.6. Sure, the tabs are now placed along the top but I can see myself getting used to that.Things do seem more snappy and responsive. And there seems to be a significant, quantifiable, improvement in Javascript execution. I ran both Firefox 3.6 and 4.0b1 through a little benchmark I found online wherein Firefox 4.0b was rated as 266% time faster in executing Javascript.

A:Firefox 4 beta 1 released!

Firefox 4.0 does not show tabs on the top side of window in Windows XP. The putting of tabs on top and Firefox button on top-left, looks like a copy of Opera style.

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