Dr.Web CureIt! — history of development
June 24, 2010
- The starter and enhanced protection mode have been implemented in the utility along with brand new algorithms for neutralization of cyber threats
October 12, 2009
- Dr.Web CureIt! became free of charge for non-commercial use only
July 20, 2009
- Support of the Azeri and the Serbian languages is added
May 25, 2009
- Support of Windows 7 provided
May 6, 2009
- The utility is renamed randomly during each re-building with new virus definitions
January 28, 2009
- Support of the Uzbek language is added
April 11, 2008
- Support of the Thai language is added
March 13, 2008
- Support of the Norwegian language is added
January 28, 2008
- Support of the Vietnamese language is added
November 6, 2007
- Support of the Chinese (Trad.) language is added
October 23, 2007
- Support of the Turkish language is added
September 10, 2007
- Support of the Slovenian language is added
August 7, 2007
- Support of the Chinese (Simpl.) and the Dutch languages is added
July 11, 2007
- Support of the Esperanto language is added
June 20, 2007
- Support of the Italian language is added
March 30, 2007
- Help system (in English and Russian) in chm format
February 5, 2007
- Copyright line works as the link to the CureIt! project history page.
- Support of the Finnish language is added.
October 23, 2006
- Support of the Korean language is added
October 18, 2006
- Support of the Persian language (Farsi) is added
- Check of date of the package build is implemented. If the build is more than 4 days old, a warning message is generated and fresh version is offered for download.
- Package build time is not Moscow, but Greenwich.
- Support of the Armenian language is added.
- Additionally, the utility can be operated by Tab (Shift-Tab) and Enter (Space) keys, if Windows Safe Mode does not support operation of a mouse with USB-interface, or if the mouse fails to operate at all.
- Support of the Ukrainian language is added.
- Support of the Arabic, the Belarusian, the Bulgarian, the Georgian and the Greek languages is added.
- Window interface with contextual prompts and links.
- The updated version of the utility can be received from servers of Doctor Web, Ltd. via the interface of the CureIt! which was already downloaded and saved.
- Option to select supported languages is provided in addition to automatic detection of the language in accordance with regional settings.
- Scanner log file, as well as not cured files placed, by default, to the quarantine directory are not deleted after the scanning, but are saved on the hard drive.
- Prompt message on location of the log file and the quarantine directory is displayed.
- In the scanner call command line one can specify object(s) for scanning and specify/change the operation modes.
- The utility is renamed to cureit.exe.
- Support of the Latvian language is added.
- Support of the Portuguese and the Slovakian languages is added.
- Support of the Estonian language is added.
- Support of additional bases for detection of malware programs is provided.
- Support of the Lithuanian language is added.
- Support of the Hungarian language is added.
- Support of the Spanish language is added.
- Support of the Czech language is added.
- The utility distribution is built several times a day (as hot add-ons to virus databases are released).
- The drweb-cureit.exe utility was born and published on the website.
- Interface languages: Russian, English, German, French, Polish.
- The language is selected automatically only - according to regional settings.
- Prompt message appears before the scanner is launched.
- The French language is added to the AutoRun menu.
- The following scanner languages are added: French and Polish (without option to select them in AutoRun menu).
- Second utility prototype is released - "Cure it!" button in AutoRun menu on a company CD.
- GUI scanner is used.
- Interface languages: Russian, English and German with automatic detection of regional settings and the option of manual selection.
- First utility prototype is released - cureit.bat command file and CureIt directory on a company CD.
- Command line scanner is used.
- Scanner language: Russian.
- Weekly release (as weekly add-ons to virus databases are released)