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What's new in V35.5.2017.8 (May 7, 2017)
  • Fixed addition of Startup programs to be compatible with recent changes to Windows 10.
  • Fixed removal of Startup programs to be compatible with recent changes to Windows 10.
  • Disabled and removed checkbox for “Allow PLUS info data collection” because recent changes in allowed URL length resulting in no data being returned for customers.
What's new in V34.11.2016.27 (Nov 17, 2016)
  • Added new feature File Size Monitor.
  • Fixed issues in File Type Association, making it compatible with all Windows operating systems from XP SP3 through the latest Windows 10.
What's new in V33.6.2015.18
  • Fixes bug that resulted in some customers not seeing any scheduled tasks.
  • The scheduled tasks fix will result in some customers being prompted for UAC when opening WinPatrol Explorer.
  • Enhanced start-up logic to include more start-up programs.
  • Better detection of 64 bit startup and active tasks.
  • Better detection of 64 bit program status.
  • Fixes for repeat alerts.
  • Improved installation/upgrade.
  • Support for Windows 10 Edge cookies (No Spartan Cookies).
  • Fixes potential error when disabling/enabling startup tasks that would corrupt data on the screen.
  • Active Tasks page now displays all running instances of the same executable.
  • Ability to terminate all active tasks for the same program.


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What's new in 2015.9.717 (posted September 23rd)
    • Added the new features, SPY BLOCK! This feature can be used to block Windows 10 spying.
    • Fixed a bug that resulted in Canvas Fingerprinting page not to work properly.
    • Fixed some controls that were discovered not to support screen readers as they should.
What's new in 2015.9.686 (posted September 11th)
    • Added ability to “Check for Updates” in the main menu. So now, you can check whenever you would like and you’ll get to see if updates are available for both WinPrivacy and WinPatrol.
    • Fixed bug in program start-up that could result in service timing out and not starting on some computers.
    • Fixed bug that resulted in some prompts not being raised.
    • Fixed bug that caused WinPrivacy not to run properly on some 32-bit computers.
    • Fixed bug on Settings page that resulted in “Update” button failing by creating a dynamic link for downloading.
    • Improved network driver, optimizing and streamlining processing to make it run faster and more efficiently and avoid the annoying false positives.

WinPatrol Information

WinPatrol runs on Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10 including x64 versions. No need to remove your previous version or purchase a new WinPatrol PLUS license.

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If the network administrator isn't familiar with WinPatrol just search on WinPatrol and you'll see years of recommendations and positive reviews. They'll find Ruiware LLC is a trusted company who is not afraid to provide a physical location. They'll also find WinPatrol runs quietly in the background without conflicting with the network or other programs.


How does WinPatrol protect your computer?

WinPatrol Features
Features WinPatrolToGo      FREE PLUS
Detect and Review New Auto-Startup Programs No Yes Yes
Alerted you to New Brower Add-Ons like BHO's and Tool Bars No Yes Yes
Alerts you to newly installed Windows Services No Yes Yes
Alerts you to creation of Scheduled Tasks No Yes Yes
Alerts you and Locks Changes to File Type Associations No Yes Yes
Alerts you to newly registered ActiveX components No Yes Yes
Alerts you to changes in IE Home and Search pages No Yes Yes
Alerts you to changes in the Windows HOST File No Yes Yes
Lets you know if your AutoUpdate or UAC settings change No Yes Yes
Add/Remove and Review Auto-Startup Programs Yes Yes Yes
Automatically Disable Reoccuring Startup Programs No Yes Yes
Delay Auto-Startup programs for quick bootup No Yes Yes
Review and Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks Yes Yes Yes
Remove Unwanted Brower Add-Ons like BHO's and Tool Bars Yes Yes Yes
Review, Display and Kill Multiple Running Tasks with a single click Yes Yes Yes
Review, Stop and Control Window Services Yes Yes Yes
Manage and Automatically Remove Unwanted Cookies No Yes Yes
Review and Edit your Windows HOST File Yes Yes Yes
Review and Remove Hidden Files Yes Yes Yes
Track Date/Time when programs are first detected on your system No Yes Yes
Multiple System Report Options Yes Yes Yes
Monitors undocumented/hidden Registry Startup Keys YES Yes Yes
WinPatrol PLUS
Features ToGo Free PLUS
Access to WinPatrol PLUS Knowledgebase (24/7) w/PLUS No Yes
Real-time Infiltration Detection No No Yes
Increased PLUS Performance No No Yes
Automatically respond and/hide specific alerts. No No Yes
Review and Remove ActiveX components No No Yes
Custom Registry Monitoring and Reg Locking (NEW) No No Yes
Access to WinPatrol Cloud results (NEW) No No Yes


Please check out the cool video from Britec Computers about the features in WinPatrol.


WinPatrol v35.5.2017.8 MSI version

WinPatrol for Windows 98/W2K


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WinPatrolToGo Info 

Download Icon   WinPatrol Removal Program     (589 KB)

This is a single program WinPatrolRemove.exe which will remove all files and registry entries created by installing WinPatrol. After running this file it will be removed automatically the next time you reboot.

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