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Windows 7: Secunia 3.0 Beta 2 - We have control back

04 Apr 2012   #1
Phone Man

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 
Secunia 3.0 Beta 2 - We have control back

Secunia has released Beta 2 and given us the option to turn off auto updates. Download here:

PSI 3.0 Beta Launch

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As of Today we are releasing the Secunia PSI 3 Beta 2, now ready for your testing. The new Beta 2 (re)introduces the following features:
* Result view now shows all detected programs
* Detailed view of detected programs (versions, installation paths, and ability to open its folder)
* Setting to enable/disable "Auto Updates"
* Setting to enable/disable "Start on Boot"
* Suggest software
* Slightly tweaked design
* Secunia System Score
* Various bug fixes
Here is a screen shot.

-secunia.png

Jim




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04 Apr 2012   #2
Borg 386

Win 7 32 Home Premium, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1, Win 10
 
 

That's good, I didn't update because of that. Yes, it is a good thing for some people if you don't want to be bothered with manually having to install updates, but nonetheless, some people want control over what/when something gets updated.
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07 Apr 2012   #3
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Is it still that simplified interface? No Secure Browsing tab, etc? I may try it as soon as I make my weekly images. A Guy
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12 Apr 2012   #4
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

I installed V3 Beta 2.
To me, it's better than V3 Beta 1, but i still prefer V2.
If you like icons, V3 Beta 2 may be better than V2.
I prefer the Lists with more details in Version 2, and more control/info for me.

In V3 Beta 2 I see two settings.
- Start On Boot
- Install updates automatically

They are both checked by default.
So PSI auto updated 2 programs upon my "Install/Initial Run"...
I think one update was for ImgBurn as i now have an icon on my desktop.
Just checked, and Imgburn is still not the latest version...

I prefer to review what needs to be updated before some program does an "auto update".
Seems like changing the setting for "Install updates automatically" works...
Changing "Start On Boot" keeps losing my setting changes...
Removed the program from Autoruns and that seems to work.

Link for the V3 beta 2 forum thread:
Secunia - The Leading Provider of Vulnerability Management and Vulnerability Intelligence Solutions
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12 Apr 2012   #5
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Yeah, I didn't bother with the latest beta. It just doesn't have all the detail, and options of the older version. I just hope they won't decide this is where we are going, take it or leave it. A Guy
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