Main Program 18.104.22.16872
NEW: Updated Windows 10 version
checks for May 2020 Update.
FIX: an error in build 2971 meant
that "Prompt for Action" when scanning folders was not showing the
alert form so the User could not determine the action to take.
Main Program 22.214.171.12471
NEW: Scan progress is now shown
visually in the taskbar icon (Windows 7 and up).
NEW: visual scan progress now
shown when using the drive/folder scan.
FIX: stopped the drive/folder scan
from creating and then deleting numerous temporary shortcut files
whilst extracting file icons for the folder display.
NEW: improved download progress
NEW: now handles XP/Vista updates
separately to Windows 7 and above, so we can continue to support
existing installations on those systems whilst allowing us to use
later Windows routines not available on the earlier systems.
Mar 2020 (2)
Main Program 126.96.36.19969.
FIX: corrected errors raised when trying to exclude files
from scanning, if no previous exclusions existed.
NEW: improved detection for
FIX: SAFE MODE default registry key restoral was not
Main Program 188.8.131.5267, FastScan 184.108.40.2065, Updater
NEW: added alerting for Proxy Server if intercepting
internet traffic on the local Loopback port (127.0.0.1). A Proxy Server
active on any other port will not be alerted on, but details of the
proxy will be added to the logfile.
NEW: added Component Version information to the About
Trojan Remover screen.
Oct 2019 (2)
Main Program 220.127.116.1166, Updater
NEW: added Utility to remove an Internet Proxy Server if
one is established.
Main Program 18.104.22.16865, FastScan 22.214.171.1244, Updater
FIX: a Windows Update on Aug 13 2019 meant Trojan Remover
was not correctly verifying certain Windows Dlls resulting in a false
FIX: Build 1135 of the Updater was inadvertently writing
to a debug logfile as well as the normal logfile.
Main Program 126.96.36.19964, FastScan 188.8.131.523.
MOD: updates for Windows 10 May 2019 release (version
Mar 2019 (2)
Main Program 184.108.40.20663. Improved scan and repair of
Fixed a registration key issue where the FastScan was not
being re-registered when a renewal key was entered.
220.127.116.114. Added better handling of update file extraction when Windows
Defender is scanning the files after they are downloaded.
Main Program 18.104.22.16862, FastScan 22.214.171.1242, Updater
NEW: Updater (when run manually) now only requests
Administrator privileges if absolutely needed, most operations should
not need to make such a request.
NEW: TRElevationHelper component, used by the Updater if
Administrator privileges are needed.
NEW: 64bit Shell Extension to provide the Windows
Explorer context menu entry.
MOD: updated heuristic scans.
MOD: added new icon for Windows Explorer context menu
FIX: Windows 10 version 1803 Pro and above incorrectly
logged as Enterprise.
Main Program 126.96.36.19961, FastScan 188.8.131.521, Updater
NEW: program updates can now be downloaded and installed
automatically during scheduled updates, in the same way as database
updates are handled. This option can be controlled from the Update
Settings menu of the main Trojan Remover program.
FIX: certain dialogs which contained options checkboxes
were not showing these checkboxes correctly.
Main Program 184.108.40.20660, FastScan 220.127.116.110, Updater
NEW: added options for the Logon and Daily FastScan to
Run Silent, i.e. invisible, but if an alert or dialog needs to be shown
then the FastScan will automatically become visible. Running Silent
becomes the default for new installations.
UPDATE: changes to the licence key entry screen to
provide better indication of possible typing errors when entering the
FIX: when running silent the Updater would detect minor
program component updates were available but would not install them
automatically, nor show itself to allow a manual update to be completed.
FastScan 18.104.22.1689, Updater 22.214.171.1247.
Added more error checking to the Updater when program
updates are installed to avoid a situation where, if an update was
blocked by an external program, Trojan Remover could be left in an
unworkable state and require a re-install.
Fix: on Windows 10 systems the FastScan's Cancel Scan
button would sporadically fail to end the scan.
Main Program updated to 126.96.36.19958, FastScan to 188.8.131.528.
New: added scanning routine to check for browsers
launched via Scheduled Tasks to open either malicious, or
adware-dependent, web pages.
Fix: the update to version 184.108.40.20657 broke updates on
Windows Vista due to the way that system checks digital signatures. This
update resolves the issue, but users on Windows Vista will need to
download and install a new copy of the program from the
page (no need to uninstall the current version first).
Updater Program updated to 220.127.116.115.
New: Updater now displays a link to this page if any
program update is available, so the user can view what changes have been
Main Program updated to 18.104.22.16857, FastScan to 22.214.171.1247.
New: added detection for malware launched via Command
Processor AutoRun entries.
New: added scanning of programs launched via the Program
Main Program updated to 126.96.36.19956, FastScan to 188.8.131.526.
New: added detection for malware using Explorer.exe to
automatically launch web pages.
Fix: if a Scheduled Task was detected loading malware,
the Scheduled Task was not being correctly deleted (although the loading
malware would still have been disabled correctly).
Main Program updated to 184.108.40.20655, FastScan to 220.127.116.115.
New: added scanning for rogue Firefox browser extensions.
New: added routine to check for Python scripts loaded at
New: added settings to create and modify daily updates
Updater updated to 18.104.22.1684: speedier database
updating, and now identifies which download servers are in the EU and
which are in the US.
Main Program updated to 22.214.171.12454, FastScan to 126.96.36.1994.
New: added scanning of applications loaded as services
using proxy service loaders.
New: added routine to schedule daily FastScans, to
complement the FastScan that runs when the system starts, or a new user
Mod: re-categorised the Settings menu (previously the
"Options" menu) to make sub-groups for Scan, FastScan and Update
Main Program updated to 188.8.131.5253, FastScan to 184.108.40.2063.
Improved scanning of Scheduled Tasks launched from Task
Improved parsing of Script commands.
Bug fix: attempting to exclude a registry entry from
future scanning would fail if an exclusions file did not already exist.
Main Program updated to 220.127.116.1152, FastScan to 18.104.22.1682.
The installer now downloads the databases separately to
ensure the latest are always installed (an offline installer is
provided for use on systems not connected to the Internet).
Bug fix: a conflict with Norton's Internet Security has
been identified and resolved.
Bug fix: a heuristic scan module was raising a false
alert when run on an XP system, if the scan was "Run As" a different
user to the logged on user.
Main Program updated to 22.214.171.12450, FastScan to 126.96.36.1991.
Added detection and fixing of hijacked browser and
program shortcuts in order to deal with redirects created by the likes
of launchpage.org, amisites.com, and others.
Modified file exclusion routines so they are only applied
to the local machine, not to any roaming profile.
Main Program updated to 188.8.131.5249, FastScan to 184.108.40.2060.
Added new heuristics to detect file-less malware spawned
Main Program updated to 220.127.116.1148, FastScan to 18.104.22.1689, Updater
Improved scan speed times.
Oct 16, 2016
Main Program updated to 22.214.171.12447, FastScan to 126.96.36.1998, Updater
Fixed false positive on the Microsoft Windows
userinit.exe file, which was being shown on 32bit versions of Windows 10
Modified the Updater logfile truncation routine to
correctly truncate from the earliest entries first.
Main Program 188.8.131.5246, FastScan 184.108.40.2067, Updater
Added whitelisting for Norton's Security service entries
to prevent false alerts that such services were "missing".
Expanded digital signature scanning.
Updater: added "Auto Select" Download Server option. This will
cycle randomly through the Download Servers to find the first available
220.127.116.1145, 1st July 2016
Main program 18.104.22.16844, FastScan 22.214.171.1245, Updater
Added improved detection routines for malicious scripts
loaded via the Windows PowerShell.
Added exclusion routines for Scheduled Tasks and Registry
Entries where the entries are loading legitimate files, but may be
calling malware scripts.
The on-boot FastScan (if not disabled) will now
automatically check for program updates periodically.
If the main Trojan Remover program is active when the
Updater updates the databases the main program is notified, and the new
databases are active for the next scan to be run.
If the Updater program is launched from either the main
Trojan Remover program or the FastScan, it will offer the option to
restart the calling program on closing.
Feb 2016 (2)
Main Program updated to version 6.9.4 build 2943.
FastScan updated to version 6.9.4 build 1344.
This update adds improved detection for malware loading
from malformed registry entries.
Main Program updated to version 6.9.3 build 2942.
FastScan updated to version 6.9.3 build 1342.
Updater updated to version 126.96.36.1999.
Added new 64bit rootkit detection routine.
Button sizes changed to improve touchscreen access (you
may need to resize forms to see the larger buttons properly).
Suppressed evaluation information warnings so they are
Main Program updated to version 6.9.3 build 2940.
FastScan updated to version 6.9.3 build 1340.
This update adds detection for malware files loaded via a