New! Added Active Directory tree browser. Now the RUT-Viewer address book window shows the actual Active Directory tree, and you can connect to any computer right away. You can use the default domain controller for the network where the RUT-Viewer machine is located, or you can specify a different domain controller using a special dialog window.
New! Added different users with different permissions for a single RUT-Host. This feature is available for both the security system of Remote Utilities and WinNT security.
New! Added an "Ask user permission" option in RUT-Host settings. If this option is set, a message is displayed to the remote user, allowing them to accept or decline a remote connection.
New! Added the ability to launch and work when the remote computer is in Windows Safe Mode. The remote PC is available for remote connection after a reboot in Safe Mode.
New! Improved RUT-Viewer and RUT-Host installer. Now you do not need to uninstall the program manually before updating. Simply run the new version installer file and follow the installation wizard instructions to update the program.
Added Windows PE support.
Improved the Password setting window that appears after the RUT-Host installation has been simplified.
Removed the outdated video overlay connection mode.
Removed the HookDrv.dll library, which caused antivirus software to create a false alarm.
Made several other fixes and improvements.
Version 5.1.2 (released January 27, 2012)
Added IPv6 support.
Version 5.1.1 (released January 15, 2012)
Internet ID technology has been optimized for fast Internet connections. For improvements to be seen update both the Viewer and the Host, as well as the GMS (if the latter is used).
Improved mouse and keyboard response time.
Improved proxy-server support.
Improved MSI-Configurator: now the configurator works if RUT-Host is installed (but is not running) on the PC. This works for all configuration options except Quick Connect.
Custom-built Quick Connect module now always asks user confirmation before sending connection credentials to the administrator's e-mail.
One-click installer now works in silent mode. However, our website opens in the web-browser during installation.
Quick Connect now uses simplified Internet ID codes with the mask xxx-xxx-xxx where x is any figure from 0 to 9.
Fixed issues with keyboard not working in some cases.
Fixed 'Blank remote screen' feature issue in Windows 7.
Minor improvements and fixes.
Version 5.1 (released December 12, 2011)
New! Added QuickConnect module âˆ“ the stand-alone RUT-Host executable that runs without installation and administrative privileges.
New! Added the ability to customize QuickConnect with logo and text for branding purposes.
New! Added Voice and Video chat connection mode optimized for slow networks.
New! Added Gateway Mediation Server, which is a replica of our global Internet ID server, but runs locally and is available for free.
New! Added tabs to the Full Control and View window, like in a web-browser. This can be disabled in the RUT-Viewer Options.
New! Added Remote Settings mode that grants direct access to remote RUT-Host settings via the corresponding item in the RUT-Viewer context menu.
Improved MSI Configurator tool âˆ“ now this tool allows configuring three different output files: Standard MSI file (.msi), One-click installer (.exe) and QuickConnect (.exe).
Added Address Book Manager to allow working with several address books in different places including network locations.
Added the ability to automatically send the Internet ID and Password to the helpdesk technician via e-mail once the configured QuickConnect module is first run on the remote side.
Added multiple tabs, Windows 7 like address bar and the ability to transfer files from one remote PC to another in the File Transfer connection mode.
Added the ability to generate meta-keys for registering RUT-Hosts. This protects the owner of the license from an unauthorized use of their license key. This is especially useful for Helpdesk license owners.
Added the ability to edit the properties of multiple connections at once.
Added the ability to show a small blue globe beside the RUT-Host icon when the connection with an Internet ID server is live.
Added automatic clipboard sync (so far for plain text only).
Added new error message system with message log and smart non-intrusive error notifications.
Added support for HTTP and SOCKS proxy servers both on the RUT-Host and RUT-Viewer side.
Now all installer and executable files are digitally signed with the certificate issued by DigiCert Inc.
Added support for proxy server NTLM authorization.
Improved Remote Webcam connection mode by making it transmit the image and sound in the real time using the latest audio and video codecs.
Improved Block Remote Screen window with the ability to show rich text formatting or a web page.
Improved the thumbnail previews algorithm in the RUT-Viewer main window.
Improved RUT-Host installer âˆ“ now the UAC privileges elevation message shows only once.
Improved and extended Power Control mode (former âˆ˜Shutdownâˆ™ mode).
Improved and extended Execute mode.
Minor improvements to the Callback Connection feature.
Fixed the occasional bugs when the Connect through Host feature was used.
Fixed bugs with the Internet ID, File Manager and multi-monitor features not working properly in some cases.
Fixed several bugs in the Screen Recorder connection mode.
Fixed memory leakage which occurred on the RUT-Host side in some cases.
Some changes to the user interface.
Multiple improvements and fixes.
Version 5.0.1 (released May 17, 2011)
Added a new licensing option - Home License
Version 5.0 (released March 08, 2011)
New feature! Internet-ID allows connecting over the Internet to a PC which is located behind a firewall or a NAT device. No network configuration on the remote PC side is necessary.
Added a new âˆœHelpdeskâˆ licensing option.
Added the ability to select a terminal session out of several terminal sessions being active on the remote PC.
RUT-Viewer now works on Wine in Linux OS.
Added the ability to run RUT-Host as current user.
Modified RUT-Host settings âˆ“ now there are user settings and system settings.
Added invitation system. An administrator or a helpdesk specialist generates a special invitation code that contains an Internet ID, a password and a license key. The code is then applied by the user on the remote PC.
Added one-click installer as a single EXE-file which automatically installs the configured RUT without any queries.
Added RUT-Viewer ping capability that allows to almost instantly determine which computer is on the network.
Improved the speed of browsing the remote registry.
Added Help to RUT-Host (previously Help was available in RUT-Viewer only).
Added the ability to view the callback connection query list in RUT-Viewer.
Added the ability to activate all callback connections in one click on RUT-Host.
Added a new tab âˆ˜Usersâˆ™ in the Task Manger connection mode window.
Improved integration of the RUT-Host with the Windows 7/Vista/2008 built-in Firewall.
Fixed issues with NTLM authorization with Windows 7/Vista/2008.
Fixed issues causing instability of RUT-Host when using âˆ˜Connect through hostâˆ™.
Added tree view of connection properties for the option âˆœConnect through hostâˆ.
Minor improvements and fixes.
Version 4.3 (released September 09, 2010)
Improved Remote Web Camera connection mode. Now the Open OGG is used instead of the proprietary WMV.
Added import/export of registry keys in the Remote Registry connection mode.
Addressed an issue that could cause incorrect work in Full Control/View mode on server operating systems.
Fixed an issue with entering IP addresses in the RUT-Host settings.
Added video/sound capture module.
Added remote registry connection mode.
Added a new hotkey for closing the remote connection window.
Fixed an issue with entering IP addresses in IP-filter settings.
Minor improvements and fixes.
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