Ace Utilities v5.6

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Ace Utilities v5.6

Post by Aneesh » Wed Sep 24, 2014 7:41 pm

Ace Utilities v5.6

Download:
Ace Utilities v5.6 released.
http://acelogix.com/download.html

Sept 29, 2014
Ace Utilities v5.6 released.

Sept 24, 2014
* Added status update for scanning by 'Fix Invalid Shortcuts' tool.
* Added more checks in 'Fix Invalid Shortcuts'.
* Added option to find 'duplicate folders' in 'Find Duplicate Files' tool.
* Added several new plug-ins and updated some existing ones.
* Added option to clean indexed databases in Chrome and Firefox browsers.
* Added option to clean favicons database in Chrome browser.
* Updated history cleaning for Opera browser v24.
* Cookie Manager now indicates which browsers have cookies present for a given URL.
* Added option to remove 'site preferences' in Firefox browser which can save some history of visited URLs.
* Added progress indicator in the taskbar while 'Erase Your History' perform a cleaning/analysis.
* 'Erase Your History' now cleans other users' Internet Explorer browser cookies while deleting history.
* Updated ignore lists.
* Updated 'Remove Junk File' tool's drive list user interface; added new theme.
* Updated Registry Backup and Resore (RegBak) tool.
* Updated 'Erase Your History' > 'Misc' to show more items that were ignored previously, like 'Clean Temporary Setup Files' which cleans aborted Windows installations.
* Added 'firewall rule' section cleaning in the 'Clean System Registry'.
* Improved the scanning algorithm in 'Clean System Registry' to avoid certain paths in Windows 8.
* 'Clean system Registry' now finds more errors in the ActiveX section.
* Fixed an issue in Erase Your History' where some cleaning functions perform 'secure data wipe' even if the option was to just delete it.
* Fixed error in listing of Firefox LocalStorage cookies.
* Fixed UI freezing in 'Uninstaller Manager' when certain 'uninstall strings' are encountered.
* Fixed an issue in the 'Uninstaller Manager' where some entries were not launching the uninstaller correctly.
* 'Clean System Registry' is now less agressive in deleting empty keys in the ActiveX section.
* MS Search plug-in is now not auto-detected. It was resetting Windows search index database.

Please send us your beta test reports and valuable suggestions.
Regards,
Aneesh,
Acelogix Software Team.

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Re: Ace Utilities v5.6 beta

Post by siliconman01 » Wed Sep 24, 2014 10:44 pm

The download link is screwed up. It downloads aceutils.exe V5.5.0.544

http://acelogix.com/downloads/aceutils_beta.exe
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Re: Ace Utilities v5.6 beta

Post by Aneesh » Wed Sep 24, 2014 11:12 pm

A little leftover re-direction for an earlier beta version. :--|

Fixed the link.
Regards,
Aneesh,
Acelogix Software Team.

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Re: Ace Utilities v5.6 beta

Post by siliconman01 » Thu Sep 25, 2014 8:02 am

1. Thanks for fixing the beta download link.

2. There appears to be a minor bug in the message on bottom bar of the registry cleaner after completing a thorough registry scan and fix. See the attached picture.
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Re: Ace Utilities v5.6 beta

Post by siliconman01 » Thu Sep 25, 2014 8:09 am

Why not have AU include a shortcut link to the Registry Backup and Restore option (regbak.exe) in the list of utilities available in AU ?? See attached picture.
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Re: Ace Utilities v5.6 beta

Post by hari » Thu Sep 25, 2014 8:13 am

Thank you for the suggestions, we will implement/fix it in the release version
regards,
Hari, Acelogix Team

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Re: Ace Utilities v5.6 beta

Post by siliconman01 » Thu Sep 25, 2014 9:01 am

I see the V5.5 license key does not work for V5.6 beta. Is there going to be a license fee charge to get the proper license for V5.6 upgrade?
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Re: Ace Utilities v5.6 beta

Post by siliconman01 » Thu Sep 25, 2014 1:36 pm

This is on Windows 8.1.1 x64 Professional with Internet Explorer as the default and only browser on the system. In the Auto Start Manager, Internet Explorer BHOs are not displaying the proper status. They all show enabled whereas some are disabled.
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Re: Ace Utilities v5.6 beta

Post by Tomaso » Thu Sep 25, 2014 6:26 pm

Aneesh wrote:* Updated ignore lists.
* Improved the scanning algorithm in 'Clean System Registry' to avoid certain paths in Windows 8.
Does this fix this issue, or do users still have to add it to their ignore list manually?:
http://www.acelogix.com/forums/viewtopi ... =2&t=4298/

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Re: Ace Utilities v5.6 beta

Post by hari » Thu Sep 25, 2014 10:40 pm

Does this fix this issue, or do users still have to add it to their ignore list manually?:
Tomaso, can you please email us the entry in .REG format?
regards,
Hari, Acelogix Team

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Re: Ace Utilities v5.6 beta

Post by FAM07 » Fri Sep 26, 2014 2:56 pm

Hello,
1- I would like to know if, in Erase Your History/Misc Items, the Temporary Files ítem exclude the files that are in the Ignore List Editor/Remove Junk Files. Because I do not know if checking the ítem Temporary Files that excluded files will be deleted too.

2- On the other hand, In Menu/I like Ace Utilities... the link "Vote" (CNet) does not function.

3- Finally, can you explain how is the new license system? This AU beta version seems to be working fine without the license renewing.

Thanks

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Re: Ace Utilities v5.6 beta

Post by Tomaso » Fri Sep 26, 2014 5:21 pm

hari wrote:Tomaso, can you please email us the entry in .REG format?
I just posted it here:
http://www.acelogix.com/forums/viewtopi ... 8513#p8513

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Re: Ace Utilities v5.6 beta

Post by FAM07 » Sun Sep 28, 2014 3:16 am

Hi,
AU 5.6 beta does not open from a [b]standar user account[/b].
The warning about the recommendation to use the program in an administrator account and the license dialog box appear. But AU never opens after click OK in the license dialog box.

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Re: Ace Utilities v5.6 beta

Post by hari » Sun Sep 28, 2014 2:29 pm

1- I would like to know if, in Erase Your History/Misc Items, the Temporary Files ítem exclude the files that are in the Ignore List Editor/Remove Junk Files. Because I do not know if checking the ítem Temporary Files that excluded files will be deleted too.
FAM07, Temporary Files should not even be shown in the Misc section, which OS did you test ? Win8.1? It does not ignore any files.
3- Finally, can you explain how is the new license system? This AU beta version seems to be working fine without the license renewing.
If you got a key from us recently, it should not ask for renewal. You get 18 months of upgrades. You can continue to use the key for ever on the last update, it will not expire. A renewal is needed only if you wish to install an update released after 18 months. With this change, we are planning to release an update every 2-3 month.
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Re: Ace Utilities v5.6 beta

Post by FAM07 » Sun Sep 28, 2014 2:44 pm

FAM07, Temporary Files should not even be shown in the Misc section, which OS did you test ? Win8.1? It does not ignore any files.


hari,
Sometimes the item Temporary Files appears, sometimes it does not appear. It occurred with the last stable version of AU (not beta) and the last beta version, on Win 8.1 Pro 64-bit. It seem to be that this issue does not occur in Win 7.

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