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Version 6.5 BETA

Conrad, Administrator (Posts: 1976)

Sep 18, 2016 7:52:23 am EDT

Hello Bart,

Both Win10 machines still do not show the scroll bar in Task Manager tool. The Win7 machine does show the scroll bar, so this may be a Win10 issue specifically. Both Win10 machines have the Anniversary Update installed.

Thanks for the details. We'll make sure the Anniversary Update is installed during testing and see if we can reproduce the issue. Perhaps, it wasn't installed on the test machine that was used.

During the upgrade of the Host app on the Win10 laptop, I enabled the Monitor driver during install and this somehow disabled my ability to dim the screen brightness on the laptop.

You mean you couldn't set the brightness using "hardware" buttons on the laptop? Could you tell the laptop brand/model?

I ended up removing the Host app altogether, rebooting and re-installing it, skipping the Monitor driver part, and everything finally worked fine.

Since the monitor driver was added in this very update, some issues are possible, sorry for that. We'll be testing them and fix the driver code when necessary.

Adding the driver itself was necessary for the proper work of the "blank remote screen" feature on Windows 8/10. Without that driver installed the feature won't work properly. So if you don't use that feature you don't actually have to install the driver.

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RDP issues

Conrad, Administrator (Posts: 1976)

Sep 18, 2016 5:41:22 am EDT

Hi Bart,

Glad to hear you have the issue resolved. Let me know if they will pop up again. Thanks.

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Version 6.5 BETA

Conrad, Administrator (Posts: 1976)

Sep 17, 2016 4:51:01 am EDT

Hello Bart,

Regarding the error - this was fixed in beta 2, which is available for download https://www.remoteutilities.com/download/beta.php. Please, update your installations (Viewer, Host and Server if used).

Regarding the scrolling issue, we couldn't reproduce it. Could you please restart the remote Host if you didn't do it after the installation. Or better still, check if the issue persists after you upgrade to beta 2.

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Version 6.5 BETA

Conrad, Administrator (Posts: 1976)

Sep 16, 2016 10:45:37 am EDT

Hello Bart,

Thank you for your feedback.

Just a little feedback on the beta Viewer. When in Task Manager, there is no scrollbar indicating that there are more items than visible and allowing you to scroll with the mouse. Scrolling with the keyboard arrow keys does work.

We'll check it out.

One more odd thing with the Beta Host: when installing on Windows 2003 Server, I get the error below. After clicking OK, the install finishes and the Host is fully accessible and working.

Looks like an issue installing monitor and/or printer driver. I will ask our developers what that means.

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Windows 10 major updates defaults remote configuration

Conrad, Administrator (Posts: 1976)

Sep 14, 2016 4:33:25 pm EDT

Hello Kerry,

This is a known issue and it has been fixed in version 6.5 which is now in beta. Currently, beta 1 is available on the site for download, but today we are going to make beta 2 available, which is very close to what final release will be.

Meanwhile, for version 6.3.0.6 and older we provide this solution https://www.remoteutilities.com/support/docs/windows-10-upgrade-issue/

Hope that helps.

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Remote Utilities as a training tool

Conrad, Administrator (Posts: 1976)

Sep 09, 2016 3:21:58 am EDT

Hello Hakan,

Thank you for your post. Yes, do we have certain plans to move in that direction at some point in the future. So we'll definitely consider your ideas.

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Version 6.5 BETA

Conrad, Administrator (Posts: 1976)

Sep 06, 2016 5:10:18 pm EDT

Hello Michal,

Thank you for the kind words. I will pass your suggestion along to our developers. :)

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Linux Server

Conrad, Administrator (Posts: 1976)

Aug 29, 2016 4:02:23 pm EDT

Hello Daniel,

I'm sorry but no plans for a Linux server version so far.

Don't hesitate to ask me if you have other questions.

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Version 6.5 BETA

Conrad, Administrator (Posts: 1976)

Aug 25, 2016 11:33:36 am EDT

Hello Oliver,

Thank you for the feedback. Yes, it's a known bug. We'll fix it in the beta 2 which is coming soon.

Beta 2 will have fixes for issues already found in beta 1, as well as a few new features and improvements.

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FR: Linux, Mac - Host

Conrad, Administrator (Posts: 1976)

Aug 24, 2016 4:02:14 pm EDT

Hello Anthony,

Currently, we do not have any ETA of the Mac version, sorry for that. But it is our next priority right after we release an updated mobile client which is due this fall.

Do not hesitate to ask me if you have other questions.

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