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User choice! if you are not planning to upgrade to 8.1 you don't need it, which it is why it is optional. I have just hidden it, as I have absolutely no desire for Win 8 in any variation :D
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So are you saying it's purely optional... only required for those updating 7 to 8/8.1?   If so, for Win7 users who don't plan on "upgrading", should we hide this update?   Or should we install it regardless?   Trying to figure out what's best to do...
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WinPatrol Help & Information / WinPatrol v30.9.2014 Released
« Last post by hayc59 on Today at 01:06:22 PM »
WinPatrol v30.9.2014 Released
Date: April 22nd 2014
As promised I've focused on making WinPatrol easier and more powerful in 2014 with monthly updates. This version now includes Windows tooltips to provide a consistent, helpful interface.
In the past, I've avoided tooltips because I knew it would make WinPatrol larger, taking more space in memory. That's how much effort ase put into making WinPatrol as optimized as possible. It also presents an extra challenge for our volunteers who help translate text messages into other languages. I was wrong and now you can choose your favorite tooltip style.

After performing various benchmark tests we found the actual memory used by tool tips would not impact the performance of a Windows based computer. Even machines with as little as 512K of memory were not effected by the new tool tips features. The benefits will really make WinPatrol easier to understand for new users and even folks who have used WinPatrol for years.
If someone doesn't like Tooltips or wants to use the cartoon like tool tips the Options tab provides a way to set the tooltip style to your personal preference.

Whats New
Cookie Update for Chrome and Firefox
WinPatrol uses the same public domain code that is used by Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and other new browsers. This version includes a copy of the newest library which appears in the WinPatrol folder as sqlite3.dll. You may notice in the WinPatrol list of hidden files many files that begin with "elitls" followed by random characters. These are SQLite files as you may notice elitls is SQLite backwards.
Window Positioning
We've updated some Window components that weren't completely visible on some machines with custom DPI.

More Info l Download: WinPatrol 2014
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Some folks having trouble upgrading to Windows 8 from Windows 7?

Personally, I'd do a fresh install.
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Looks like a bunch of compatibility checking files ...
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Software Updates / Re: WinPatrol 2014 Updates
« Last post by hayc59 on Today at 12:55:50 PM »
WinPatrol v30.9.2014 Released
Date: April 22nd 2014

As promised I've focused on making WinPatrol easier and more powerful in 2014 with monthly updates. This version now includes Windows tooltips to provide a consistent, helpful interface.
In the past, I've avoided tooltips because I knew it would make WinPatrol larger, taking more space in memory. That's how much effort ase put into making WinPatrol as optimized as possible. It also presents an extra challenge for our volunteers who help translate text messages into other languages. I was wrong and now you can choose your favorite tooltip style.


After performing various benchmark tests we found the actual memory used by tool tips would not impact the performance of a Windows based computer. Even machines with as little as 512K of memory were not effected by the new tool tips features. The benefits will really make WinPatrol easier to understand for new users and even folks who have used WinPatrol for years.
If someone doesn't like Tooltips or wants to use the cartoon like tool tips the Options tab provides a way to set the tooltip style to your personal preference.


Whats New
Cookie Update for Chrome and Firefox
• WinPatrol uses the same public domain code that is used by Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and other new browsers. This version includes a copy of the newest library which appears in the WinPatrol folder as sqlite3.dll. You may notice in the WinPatrol list of hidden files many files that begin with "elitls" followed by random characters. These are SQLite files as you may notice elitls is SQLite backwards.
Window Positioning
• We've updated some Window components that weren't completely visible on some machines with custom DPI.

More Info l Download: WinPatrol 2014
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Listed as optional.
Appears to me only for AMD processors
Additional files for all supported x86-based versions of Windows 7
 

Additional files for all supported x64-based versions of Windows 7
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Some folks having trouble upgrading to Windows 8 from Windows 7?
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Thanks ky331!

Out of band, must be important or they wouldn't have done it. Wonder what's up with that?

 :breakkie:
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Compatibility update for upgrading Windows 7 (kb 2952664) appeared this morning as an IMPORTANT update for Win7 (x64).

The information about it is minimal:   http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2952664This update helps Microsoft make improvements to the current operating system in order to ease the upgrade experience to the latest version of Windows.

So is this required only for Win7 users who intend to upgrade to Win8?   Trying to figure this one out.
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