Windows Desktop Client Changelog

Windows Desktop Client Changelog

Desktop Client for Windows

The following lists updates to the SmartEncrypt desktop client for Windows.
Additional information:
  1. Known Issues & Limitations
  2. Installing the SmartEncrypt Desktop Client

Version 2.1.1418 (2022-04-27)

  1. New: Protection Key Override - prevent encryption keys from adopting encryption key of target location when moved
  2. New: Ability to use Protect & Share with multiple files and folders simultaneously
  3. Improved: Client logs to capture OneDrive co-authoring state
  4. Changed: Upgraded OSR FESF to v1.8.2
  5. Fixed: Executable (.exe) files unable to run when encrypted
  6. Fixed: Unable to decrypt file(s) even when all rules have been removed from console
  7. Fixed: Exclusion location is automatically encrypted with the Primary Key when initial encryption is enabled
  8. Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements
This update may require a computer restart to complete the installation


Version 2.0.1337 (2022-02-22)

  1. New: Ability to create encryption rules and encrypt files on the fly in SharePoint Online
  2. New: Improved link handling for opening encrypted Office files located in SharePoint, OneDrive and MS Teams
  3. New: Ability to open links to encrypted files in Outlook emails for Office 
  4. New: Ability to preview encrypted Office file attachments diectly from within Outlook for supported file types
  5. Fixed: Files shared from OneDrive to MS Teams chat decrypted when edited
  6. Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements
This update may require a computer restart to complete the installation


Version 1.8.1256 (2021-12-14)

  1. New: Ability to open encrypted files directly from MS Teams/SharePoint Online without first syncing to OneDrive
  2. New: Trusted Applications support so that data in specified file types can only be accessed by authorised applications
  3. Added: Copy to clipboard button and ability to show/hide PIN for Protect & Share
  4. Added: Clarification and validation of PIN complexity requirements for Offline Access for consistency with Protect & Share PIN creation
  5. Fixed: Prevent log files being encrypted when there is an encryption rule on Documents folder
  6. Fixed: Unable to close encryption progress screen on client after starting a second encryption process
  7. Fixed: Sometimes unable to open encrypted Word or PowerPoint files with same name but different synced locations
  8. Fixed: Inconsistent behaviour for persistent encryption for locations excluded from encryption rules
  9. Fixed: Temporary .seif files not being cleaned up in OneDrive
  10. Fixed: High CPU if log file archive become corrupted
  11. Fixed:  Keys & Rules screen not updating with changes to locally encrypted folders
  12. Fixed: SmartEncrypt Service not staring on Windows Server 2019
  13. Fixed: Driver replacement during client upgrade
  14. Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements
This update requires a computer restart to complete the installation


Version 1.7.1212 (2021-11-17)

  1. Added: Support for MYOB PDF Manager
  2. Changed: Upgraded OSR FESF to v1.8
This update requires a computer restart to complete the installation. This update MAY require you to run the installer twice UNLESS you are installing for the  first time.


Version 1.7.1184 Hotfix Release (2021-10-15)

  1. Fixed: Event tracking for OneDrive Files on Demand in rule-based locations
  2. Fixed: Policy-related BSOD
This update DOES NOT require a computer restart to complete the installation UNLESS you are installing for the first time.


Version 1.7.1048 (2021-05-04)
  1. Added: Support for using encrypted files with WhatsApp
  2. Fixed: Uninstallation does not remove OSR drivers
  3. Improved: Memory and CPU usage when idle
  4. Improved: UI for Protect and Share
  5. Changed: Upgraded OSR FESF to v1.7.1
  6. Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements
This update requires a computer restart to complete the installation


Version 1.6.1022 (2021-03-25)

  1. Fixed: Support for multi-byte character sets
  2. Fixed: Re-encryption behaviour for OneDrive Online-only files when using multiple keys
  3. Fixed: Prevent standard users from performing ad-hoc encryption/decryption on network shares
  4. Added: Prevent renaming folders governed by encryption rules for non-admin users
  5. Added: Update Keys & Rules screen to reflect changes made to locally encrypted folders
  6. Changed: Updated OSR FESF to v1.7
  7. Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements
This update requires a computer restart to complete the installation

Version 1.6.396 (2021-01-29)

  1. Fixed: Missing QR code for 2FA setup
  2. Fixed: Preservation of Date modified file attribute after file encryption/decryption
  3. Fixed: File-encryption anomaly for the first file being copied to a rule-based location in Windows Explorer
  4. Fixed: Token expiry issue when using SSO with MFA
  5. Fixed: Auto-encryption of Online-only files when moving to a rule-based location in OneDrive
  6. Added: Prevent users from adding files to rule-protected location when not logged in
  7. Added: Automatic deletion of installer after client upgrade
  8. Added: Support for Windows environment variables in encryption rules
  9. Improved: Encryption/decryption screen user experience
  10. Improved: Session timeout when unable to connect to the remote server
  11. Improved: Experience when creating encryption rules for shared locations on the client
  12. Improved: Messaging when unable to connect to remote server from client
  13. Improved: Initial encryption functionality and experience
  14. Improved: Communication channel between client UI and Service
  15. Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements
This update requires a computer restart to complete the installation


Version 1.5.715 (2020-11-30)

  1. Changed: PIN complexity requirements for Protect and Share and Offline Access
  2. Changed: Upgraded Electron to v10.1.2
  3. Changed: Upgraded electron-edge-js library to v12.16.3
  4. Improved: Dynamic Link Library loading for better UI performance
  5. Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements
This update requires a computer restart to complete the installation


Version 1.4.605 (2020-11-02)

  1. Added: Support for working with files stored SharePoint and Microsoft Teams
  2. Improved: Handling encryption persistence for encrypted files outside Encryption Rule locations
  3. Improved: Trigger for encrypting Online Only files when copy and pasting folders into rule-based locations
  4. Fixed: New Microsoft Edge browser decrypting files
  5. Fixed: Files being decrypted when attached to Outlook 32bit
This update requires a computer restart to complete the installation


Version 1.4.491 (2020-09-03)

  1. Added: Support for displaying SmartEncrypt icon overlays in 32bit applications (#15980)
  2. Improved: Handling of encrypted file interactions with web browsers (#16023)
  3. Fixed: Visibility of encryption state when browsing for attachments (#15880)
  4. Fixed: OneDrive icons intermittently not displaying in Windows Explorer (#15933)
  5. Fixed: Handling of encrypted files within zip files (#15882)
This update requires a computer restart to complete the installation


Version 1.4.468 (2020-08-14)

  1. Improved: UI on error message for encryption conflict errors (#15867)
  2. Improved: counter when encrypting multiple files selected at once (#15869)
  3. Fixed: Missing encrypted state icons for files synced from SharePoint (#15645)
  4. Fixed: File decryption when attaching encrypted files to Outlook via drag and drop (#15845)
  5. Fixed: Incorrect product reference in email subject using Protect and Share (#15868)
  6. Fixed: Encryption conflict error on folders with a partial same name (#15871)
  7. Fixed: Files being automatically when no encryption rule applies (#15877)
  8. Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements
This update requires a computer restart to complete the installation


Version 1.4.436 (2020-08-03)

  1. Added: Support for Windows 10 version 1809
  2. Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements
This update requires a computer restart to complete the installation


Version 1.4.428 (2020-07-27)

  1. Miscellaneous bug fixes, additions and improvements
This update requires a computer restart to complete the installation

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