Process Lasso Changelog

New in version 7.4.0.0

December 18th, 2014
  • Addition:
  • Core: Add toggle to disable change to Bitsum Highest Performance power plan on entrance to Gaming Mode
  • Change:
  • GUI: Rename EnergySaver to IdleSaver
  • GUI: Reduced with of log filter edit control in main UI
  • GUI: Change process icon retrieval method
  • GUI: Change a few control captions
  • GUI: Add 32/64 bit size back to About dialog by user request
  • Settings: Change default to disable IdleSaver while Gaming Mode is active
  • Settings: Add ability for user to manually set 50ms poll interval (not recommended)
  • Core: Improve handling when governor terminates while gaming mode is active
  • Core: Improved interaction with Comodo and Norton Internet Security 2015
  • Core: Minor code refinement
  • Localization: Clear deprecated strings, reduce size of localization pack
  • Localization: Update Chinese Simplified
  • Localization: Update Chinese Traditional
  • Localization: Update German
  • Localization: Update Italian
  • Localization: Update Polish
  • Fix:
  • Portable: Include ParkControl in portable edition (not officially supported)
  • Log: Fix issue where log events for gaming mode power plan changes in XP may have been written (would show 'unknown' as target plan)
  • GUI: Improvements when user resizes main window to an excessively small size

New in version 7.2.0.0 (November 16th, 2014)

  • Enhancement:
  • Add custom 'Bitsum Highest Performance' power plan for NT6+
  • Core: Gaming Mode automatically induces the new 'Bitsum Highest Performance' power plan
  • Change:
  • Core: Add a couple COMODO processes to the list of ignored processes (use of this list can be toggled in Options menu)
  • InstallHelper: Change manifest to force run with administrative rights
  • Localization: Update Japanese
  • Localization: Update Italian
  • Localization: Update German
  • Localization: Update Russian
  • Fix:
  • ParkControl: Minor fix to display of number of cores parked when parking disabled

New in version 7.1.2.0 (November 11th, 2014)

  • Enhancement:
  • ProBalance: Change to default settings
  • Addition:
  • GUI: Add 'Restore ProBalance Defaults' menu item
  • Fix:
  • Core: Fix for a user reported rare crash
  • Change:
  • GUI: Immediately clear log display in GUI when cleared in LogViewer
  • Includes changes from the previous Beta versions.

New in version 7.1.0.5 Beta (November 10th, 2014)

  • Change:
  • Localization: Update Italian
  • Localization: Update German

New in version 7.1.0.3 Beta (November 5th, 2014)

  • Changes:
  • GUI: Reduce Active Processes list size after GUI reopened after minimized a while, improving performance of GUI in some cases (reverts to 6.9 behavior).

New in version 7.1.0.1 Beta (October 28th, 2014)

  • Fix:
  • LogViewer: Correct caption of 'Open log file' dialog
  • LogViewer: Ensure archived log files are included in default file mask for 'Open log file' dialog
  • Changes:
  • GUI: Improvement to the way delta I/O is calculated on first check, or first recent check
  • GUI: Decrease population of Active Processes tab under some scenarios
  • GUI: Do not check for updates when Gaming Mode is active
  • GUI: Remove idleness check before update is allowed
  • GUI: Decrease frequency of update checks
  • Localization: Added a few strings to the resource module for localization, particularly from ProBalance Insights

New in version 7.1.0.0 (October 27th, 2014)

  • Fix:
  • GUI: Fix for a reported crash
  • GUI: Fix for process icon mismatch that could occur under certain circumstances
  • Enhancement:
  • Build Synchronize and fix all module metadata
  • Build Add sanity check for translations to ensure they are never inadvertently tossed out (reset to English)
  • Build Misc source code improvements, new unit tests, and pre-emptive maintenance
  • Change:
  • Localization: Update Chinese Traditional
  • Localization: Update French

New in version 7.0.5.5 Beta (October 22nd, 2014)

  • Fix:
  • GUI: Fix for rare process icon incoherency (mismatched icons in list)
  • Enhancement:
  • Build: Add sanity check for translations to ensure they are never inadvertently tossed out (reset to English)
  • Change:
  • Localization: Update Chinese Traditional

New in version 7.0.4.0 (October 18th, 2014)

  • Enhancement:
  • No longer show startup and scope config dialogs by default for the workstation edition. Users can still select the section during install, or later reference the 'Reconfigure the way Process Lasso starts' menu item.
  • Have unattended (silent) install set GUI and Core to start at login w/o additional parameters specified to dictate such.
  • Allow certain types of watchdog rules to be repetitively reapplied on the same target process instance (experimental and on-going work)
  • Change auto-update download links to SSL
  • Fix:
  • Fix to the new 'Clear' button added to the game list dialog in the last version
  • Switch to a different first-try mechanism to get process icons as a work-around for faulty third-party shell extensions (DLLs) that crash when they attempt to put overlays on the process icons retrieved by the Shell APIs.
  • Fix incorrectly packaged Chinese Traditional resource DLL [refresh-990300]
  • Change:
  • Increase fill rate of process icons for new instance of PL main window
  • Add new processes to the list of problematic tamper-proof security software
  • Download and run update from Program Files folder instead of %appdata%, since CryptoPrevent style local security policies may restrict execution from %appdata%
  • Made some additional strings localizable, including the ProBalance restraints
  • text overlaid on the primary graph
  • Update Italian
  • Update Chinese Traditional
  • Update Chinese Simplified
  • Update Japanese