*DyKnow 5.8 Client and Server Version History

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5.8.12: week of April 25, 2016 - Routine Release

  • Fixed image scaling issues in webpage capture with DPI settings > 100%
  • Updated URL Filtering to work with Google Chrome 50.x
  • Fixed issue where automatic update could corrupt installation

5.8.10: week of January 18, 2016 - Routine Release

  • Added URL Filtering support for Microsoft Edge browser
  • Fixed issue where URL Filtering would not work on Firefox developer edition
  • Fixed installation issue that could result in a corruped install if other Windows Installer operations were pending

5.8.9: week of December 28, 2015 - Windows 10 compatibility release

  • App Blocking no longer blocks the start menu in Windows 10
  • App Blocking no longer blocks the start button or search bar in Window 10
  • Windows Store applications may now be launched
  • Windows Store applications may now be closed
  • Windows Store applications may now be blocked
  • Teachers may now search a list of pre-defined applications to add to blocking plans
  • Fixes an issue with auto update that could report a successful update but actually rendered Monitor unusable. Auto update now reports failure under these conditions.
  • Fixes an issue where URL Filtering may not have worked in Internet Explorer 11 in some scenarios
  • Fixes an issue where auto updates would fail to apply

5.8.8: week of October 5, 2015 - Routine Release

  • Fixes an issue where DyKnow could cause slow logins to Windows OS
  • Prevents an unneeded DyKnow window from showing on some Windows 8 devices
  • Fixes an issue where an autoupdate could prevent students from being monitored
  • Improves accuracy and consistency of autoupdater agent
  • Fixes an issue where DyKnow Vision would close after inserting an image in a panel
  • Reminder: release will autoupdate as version 5.8.8.17 over a 1 week period

5.8.7: week of August 10, 2015 - Routine Release for Monitor

  • Fixes URL Filter feature compatibility with latest version of Chrome browser running on devices with high DPI (>144%)
  • General URL Filter reliability improvements
  • Fixes issue where program picklist did not display when creating a new Application Blocking plan after an autoupdate
  • Improves accuracy and consistency of autoupdater agent
  • Reminder: release will autoupdate as version 5.8.7.10 over a 1 week period

5.8.6: week of July 20, 2015 - Routine Release for Monitor

       June 24, 2015 (to Australian customers only via autoupdater; .MSI available to all customers per request or on KB)

  • Adds support for teachers to Filter URLs on student devices using Firefox (Chrome and IE already compatible)
  • Does not include 5.8.5 fix below

5.8.5: week of May 18, 2015 - Routine Release for Monitor

  • Fixes a very specific issue where a student tries to avoid being URL filtered

5.8.4: April 20, 2015 - Routine Release

  • Fixes an issue where the DyKnow 5.8.3 client failed to launch due to non-default Client Logging settings

5.8.3: April 10, 2015 - Initial Release

  • New client autoupdater service
  • New URL filtering component that filters at browser level
  • Various bug fixes

5.8.6: June 24, 2015 - Routine Release

  • Fixes an issue where the Workstation Snapshot page in DyKnow Administration Console was not displaying all devices
  • Fixes an issue where an installed Monitor service with specific setup scenarios caused a rapid loss of server disk space

5.8.5: week of May 18, 2015 - Routine Release

  • Adds option to toggle Windows Aero Peek blocker in DyKnow Administration Console. When installing this server version or later, blocking will be enabled so students won't see Aero Peek during a DyKnow Monitor session.
5.8.3: April 10, 2015 - Initial Release
  • Enables client autoupdater service and associated controls in DyKnow Administration Console
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