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Version history for Unchecky

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Changes for v1.0.3 - v1.1

  • Added an option to exclude selected programs, so that they won't be handled by Unchecky.
  • Added an option to create (or not create) a desktop icon during installation.
  • Added support for handling offers in the Microsoft Edge browser, and improved support for Microsoft Internet Explorer.
  • Made Unchecky use a constant path during an update, so that it can be whitelisted in security software such as the Windows Firewall.
  • Added support for DVDStyler.
  • Improved support for GOM Player.
  • Improved support for μTorrent.
  • Improved support for Baixaki Downloader.
  • Improved support for offers which appear in multiple installers (including iFunbox, Cheat Engine, and EaseUS Todo Backup).
  • Removed several false positive detections (WinSCP, Debugging Tools for Windows, MPC-HC, and Reg Organizer).
  • Fixed a compatibility issue with PRO100.

Changes for v1.0.1 - v1.0.3

  • Improved support for Comodo Firewall.
  • Improved support for AIMP 4.
  • Improved support for Adguard.
  • Improved support for Java.
  • Improved support for Yandex software offers.
  • Improved support several types of download managers.
  • Improved support for OpenCandy offers.
  • Improved support for uTorrent.
  • Removed several false positive detections.
  • Fixed several issues.
  • v1.0.2 (January 29, 2017)
  • Added support for Winaero Software.
  • Improved support for μTorrent.
  • Improved support for CCleaner.
  • Improved support for FileZilla.
  • Improved support for Comodo Internet Security.
  • Improved support for DriverMax.
  • Improved support for Auslogics products.
  • Fixed web offers handling with high DPI settings.
  • Removed several false positive detections.
  • Indonesian translation, by Haydar Ali Ismail.
  • Updated translations.

Changes for v1.0 - v1.0.1

  • Hotfix: fixed a hang with NSIS installers.

Changes for v0.4.3 - v1.0

  • First non-beta release. We consider Unchecky to be stable enough for everyday use.
  • Warning tooltips are enabled by default.
  • Added support for LogMeIn Hamachi.
  • Added support for Kaspersky Total Security.
  • Added support for Zona.
  • Added support for RusTV Player.
  • Added support for AnVir Task Manager.
  • Added support for the Microsoft LifeChat installer.
  • Added support for Anvsoft installers.
  • Improved support for the WinZip installer.
  • Improved support for iTVA software installers, such as Dicter.
  • Improved support for Auslogic software installers, such as BoostSpeed.
  • Improved support for Yandex software offers.
  • Improved support for AIMP 4.
  • Improved support for Adobe Shockwave Player.
  • Improved support for Stardock installers.
  • Updated translations: Chinese (Traditional), Swedish.
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

Changes for v0.4.2 - v0.4.3

  • Improved support for Java.
  • Added support for Adguard.
  • Added support for Microsoft Silverlight (64-bit).
  • Added support for RealPlayer.
  • Added support for DevID Agent.
  • Added support for Replace Text in Many Files .
  • Improved support for Panda Free Antivirus.
  • Improved support for MediaGet.
  • Improved support for IrfanView.
  • Improved support for GOM Media Player.
  • Improved support for MyPlayCity installers.
  • Implemented hosts file backup.
  • Updated Bulgarian and Croatian translations.

Changes for v0.4.1 - v0.4.2

  • Added support for ManyCam.
  • Added support for Bing Maps 3D.
  • Added support for AIMP 4.
  • Added support for Adobe Digital Editions.
  • Added support for ESET NOD32.
  • Added support for Glaz.TV.
  • Improved support for uTorrent.
  • Improved support for Java.
  • Improved support for KmPlayer.
  • Improved support for BurnSD.
  • Improved support for Auslogics installers.
  • Improved support for K-Lite Codec Pack.
  • Fixed the unquoted service path bug.
  • Updated translations: German, Lithuanian, Portuguese, Ukrainian, French.

Changes for v0.4 - v0.4.1

  • Fixed a minor bug in the automatic update mechanism.

Changes for v0.3.9 - v0.4

  • Implemented browser offer handling.
  • Implemented warning tooltips.
  • Added an option to clear the activity log.
  • Added support for Silverlight.
  • Added support for Kuwo Music 2015.
  • Improved support for Java.
  • Improved support for uTorrent.
  • Improved support for iTVA installers.
  • Improved support for several HTML-based installers.
  • Improved support for Novicorp WinToFlash.
  • Improved support for OpenCandy offers.
  • Removed several false positive detections.

Changes for v0.3.7.5 - v0.3.9

  • •Fixed Aero Glass background bug (in Winplayer, Punto Switcher and other installers).
  • •Handle Punto Switcher.
  • •Handle Comodo Installer.
  • •Improved handling for ITVA installer family.
  • •Whitelist Waterfox installer.
  • •Added Korean translation (composite).
  • •Updated Chinese translation (traditional).
  • v0.3.8 (July 14, 2015)
  • •Fix bug which prevented proper shutdown after certain installers.
  • •Updated support for
  • •Improved Winplayer detection.
  • •Improved Yandex support.
  • •Fixed rare errant tray icon behavior.
  • •Partially improved support for iTva installers .
  • •Improved Chinese.
  • •Added Lithuanian translation.
  • •Added Bulgarian translation.
  • •Fixed Android Studio false positive.
  • •Added multi-language support for Skype.
  • •Added Yandex detection inside Skype.
  • •Improved support for Shockwave Player.
  • •Improved logging during Unchecky start.

Changes for v0.3.4 - v0.3.5

  • Improved support for KMPlayer.
  • Improved support for Kaspersky Security Scan.
  • Improved support for aTube Catcher.
  • Translation updates.

Changes for v0.3.2 - v0.3.4

  • Translation updates.
  • Bug fixes.
  • v0.3.3
  • Improved support for Java.
  • Fixed the 100% CPU bug.
  • Translation updates.

Changes for v0.3.1 - v0.3.2

  • Improved support for Panda Antivirus.
  • Translation updates.
  • Bug fixes.

Changes for v0.2.16 - v0.3.1

  • Hebrew translation, by miky computers.
  • Translation updates.
  • Bug fixes.
  • v0.3 (October 7, 2014)
  • Tray icon.
  • Activity log.
  • Added AIMP 3.60 beta support.
  • Added Free Lunch Design Installer support.
  • Improved RusTV support.
  • Improved Alcohol 120% support.
  • Fixed incorrect BatteryBar detection.
  • Bulgarian translation, by Night_Raven.
  • Minor fixes and improvements.

Changes for v0.2.15 - v0.2.16

  • Added support for Auslogics DiskDefrag.
  • Added support for Foxit PDF Reader.
  • Improved support for OutBrowse installers.
  • Improved support for Conduit installers.
  • Improved support for AdKnowledge installers.
  • Improved support for Amonetize installers.
  • Fixed IP resolving for

Changes for v0.2.14 - v0.2.15

  • Improved support for Java.
  • Improved support for OutBrowse installers.
  • Updated translations: Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal).

Changes for v0.2.13 - v0.2.14

  • Support for FlylinkDC++.
  • Support for Spyware Terminator.
  • Improved support for offers.
  • Improved support for IOBit installers.

Changes for v0.2.11 - v0.2.13

  • Support for SweetIM Bundle.
  • Improved support for Softonic installer.
  • Added help for command line arguments of the installer. Run "unchecky_setup.exe -?" to see it.
  • Various filter updates.
  • Croatian translation

Changes for v0.2.10 - v0.2.11

  • Improved support for DepositFiles downloader.
  • Improved support for Avast installer.
  • Improved support for Stardock Start8.
  • Various filter updates.
  • Norwegian translation

Changes for v0.2.9 - v0.2.10

  • Support for DepositFiles downloader.
  • Support for KC Softwares DUMo.
  • Improved support for MediaGet.
  • Improved support for Agent.
  • Improved support for Moo0 software.
  • Improved support for InstallPath.
  • Various filter updates.
  • Finnish translation

Changes for v0.2.8 - v0.2.9

  • Support for Comodo Internet Security.
  • Support for PC Performer.
  • Various filter updates.
  • Fixed a bug which could hang an installer (Skype, Unlocker).

Changes for v0.2.7 - v0.2.8

  • Support for Moo0 software.
  • Support for Device Doctor.
  • Support for Optimum Installer.
  • Improved support for a large number of installers.
  • Various filter updates.
  • Updated Greek translation.

Changes for v0.2.5 - v0.2.7

  • Support for Brothersoft installer.
  • Improved support for Yahoo Messenger.
  • Support for Télécharger installer.
  • Support for MediaGet.
  • Support for WindowBlinds.
  • Support for a number of less known installers.
  • Various filter updates.
  • Bug fixes.
  • v0.2.6
  • Improved support for "Better Installer" (e.g. StreamTransport).
  • Support for VKMusic.
  • Support for DriverMax.
  • Support for InstallPath (e.g. SUPER).
  • Support for DFX Audio Enhancer.
  • Improved support for µTorrent.
  • Support for 4Shared Download Helper.
  • Support for Conduit offers with an EULA (e.g. CDisplayEx).
  • Improved support for Regclean Pro.
  • Improved support for offers.
  • Support for Download Accelerator Plus.
  • Various filter updates.
  • Bug fixes.

Changes for v0.2.4 Beta - v0.2.5

  • Support for IObit Driver Booster (Russian).
  • Improved support for Avast installer.
  • Fixed a bug which could lead to a crash on Windows Vista and Windows 7.

Changes for v0.2.3 Beta - v0.2.4 Beta

  • Support for browser.
  • Support for FileFactory Downloader.
  • Bug fixes.
  • Greek translation
  • Hungarian translation

Changes for v0.2.2 Beta - v0.2.3 Beta

  • Improved the warning message.
  • Improved setup finish page to include more information.
  • Support for Avast installer.
  • Support for PDFCreator.

Changes for v0.2.1 Beta - v0.2.2 Beta

  • Support for Yandex.Disk.
  • Support for RealDownloader.
  • Support for Tucows downloader.
  • Improved support for IObit installers.
  • Various filter updates.
  • Translation updates.

Changes for v0.2 Beta - v0.2.1 Beta

  • The executables of Unchecky are now digitally signed. More details here.
  • Improved support for installer based on installCore, examples: one, two, three.
  • Improved support for Widestream6.
  • Bug fixes.
  • Dutch translation, by Studio 384.
  • Simplified Chinese translation, by Zhe Zhang.
  • Japanese translation, by milksizegene.
  • Translation updates.

Changes for v0.1.10 - v0.2 Beta

  • New graphical user interface.
  • Unchecky now provides information about the amount of checkboxes it unchecked.
  • Advanced settings: disable automatic updates, disable hosts file rules usage.
  • The installer now creates a shortcut on the desktop.
  • PDFsam.
  • Babylon.
  • SUPERAntiSpyware.
  • Various filter updates.
  • Polish translation

Changes for v0.1.9 Beta - v0.1.10

  • Added support for Yahoo Messenger.
  • Various filter updates.
  • Windows XP: if Terminal Service is disabled, Unchecky enables it, as it's required for Unchecky to function correctly.
  • Windows XP: fixed a bug which could lead to a crash.

Changes for v0.1.8 Beta - v0.1.9 Beta

  • Ad-Aware.
  • Various filter updates.
  • Unchecky now handles installers that were launched before Unchecky's service.
  • Fixed a bug that could prevent Unchecky from starting on Windows XP.
  • Hosts file rules now use instead of
  • Brazilian Portuguese translation

Changes for v0.1.7 Beta - v0.1.8 Beta

  • A variation of "AVG installer".
  • Fixed a bug which could lead to a crash under certain circumstances.
  • The background helper process is now automatically restarted upon a crash.
  • Danish translation

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