Windows Update Notifier - V1.3.0

Rating:        Based on 3 ratings
Reviewed:  2 reviews
Downloads: 12896
Released: Apr 13, 2013
Updated: Feb 1, 2014 by ChristophPangerl
Dev status: Stable Help Icon

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Release Notes

- Added "Disable Notification" to the application settings so it will be persisted upon application life time
- Corrected the kb-id of windows defender updates for windows 7
- Updated Portuguese translation.
- Added Swedish translation (thanks to Peter Tillman)
- Added Russian translation (thanks to FrosT).
- Added Czech translation (thanks to Martin Buchta).
- Added Frensh translation (thanks to etiennerando).
- Added Chinese translation (thanks to luoxiaowu).
- Added Spanish translation (thanks to cesar bredice).
- Added Lithuanian translation (thanks to Petras Kimbrys).
- Added Japanese translation (thanks to Ryou Kamiie).
- Updated Dutch translation (thanks to Mazrim Taim).

- Fixed popup-position if the current culture uses right to left layout.
- Changed handling of the -closeAfterCheck command line switch (see CommandLine arguments)
- Added Turkish translation (thanks to Çağdaş Tatar)

- Set Icon-state correctly after installing updates via the Windows Update Panel
- Added Finnish translation (thanks to Jani Lunden)

- Added About-Dialog (can be opend by left-clicking on the system-tray icon)
- Windows Update Notifier now informs about new available releases of the application
- Added Italian translation (thanks to Carlo Teodori)

- Added a new feature, which enables to automatically install Windows Defender Updates
(as it is anoying to install them every day) (see Settings Dialog for more info).
- Fixed issue 3: Not obeying "Search for Updates" interval

- Added Portuguese translation (thanks to Igor Rückert)
- Added Dutch translation (thanks to Dirk Schuermans)
- Minor improvements to handle too long texts correctly.

- Updated version to 1.0 as this version is not in test state anymore.
- Signed the application with a strong key.
- Added some CommandLine arguments (see CommandLine arguments)
- Added German language pack (Installation Instructions).
- Ensure that only one instance of the application is running. If a second instance is started, the settings dialog of the first instance is opened (see issue Cannot access settings).

- Added Settings dialog for changing update interval and configuring the app as auto startup.
- Select between two popup-styles: The Windows 7 Style and the Metro Style.
- Hide the system tray icon when no updates are available.

- bugfix: do not inform about hidden updates (which are hidden via the windows update control panel)
- added possibility for disabling popup-notification temporarily (updates will be searched but no popup will be shown). Can be useful for disabling notifications during presentations.

- popup redesign
- if connection to the update-service can not be established, retry every 30 seconds. After 10 iterations search every hour for updates.

- search for new updates every hour
- added icons for the three states: searching, updates found, no updates available

- informs about updates via a popup
- enables to open the windows uipdate dialog directly
- is shown as a icon in the system tray

Reviews for this release

Win 8's update settings weren't granular enough. This handy program solves that problem.
by strigona on Sep 9, 2013 at 8:48 PM
Is very useful for me to get Notified about when abouts is out and its do my live easyer to live :=)
by sweanisse on May 31, 2013 at 4:16 PM