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mIRC 6.15 released

Posted By: Krejt

mIRC 6.15 released - 03/06/04 08:05 PM

Dear mIRC User,

mIRC version 6.15 has been released today.

With this release we hope to address the most important comments, requests and remarks we received after the release of version 6.14. The new version fixes quite a few small bugs found in the previous versions. We tried to focus on fixing things, making the mIRC 6 series more an more sturdy, and only few new features and functions have been added.

How to upgrade?
As you know mIRC is distributed in a self-extracting cabinet (mirc615.exe) that helps you to install mIRC on your PC. Simply download the cabinet and run the installer. Follow the instructions the installer program gives to you. When upgrading all your old settings and scripts will stay as they were, if you want that. Read the questions the installer program asks with care and nothing can go wrong. You will be chatting with the new mIRC in no time. If you get stuck or if you want to find out more about a certain feature, just click on a Help button or browse the Help file and you should find lots of hints to help you out. We also give some information on changed, improved and fixed features and functions below.

Where to download?
For the latest download addresses look on the download page on the mIRC websites. On the mIRC websites also the new mIRC FAQ version 57 (mfaq57hp.zip) is available. The FAQ answers a lot of questions regarding mIRC, IRC, DCC and the like. It also includes a tutorial on Aliases, Popups and on 'programming' the Tools/Remote section.

Registering mIRC
As you know, mIRC can be downloaded freely and evaluated for 30 days. If you find that you enjoy using mIRC, it would be great and much appreciated if you registered your copy. This licenses you to keep your copy of mIRC and helps to support our continued work on mIRC. You can find out how to register here.

Fixes, improvements and new features.
- SJIS/JIS support and various multi-byte display/mark/copy issues have improved,
- the 'reload' logs feature has improved to make sure it reloads the correct log files,
- support for SSL has improved to make sure mIRC always uses an SSL port when reconnecting if it was using
one in the prior connection, and some issues with SSL key files and SSL root certificates have been solved,
- a small memory leak has been plugged, port selection for DCC and other connections works more smoothly, and issues with random port selection, the /fserve maxgets limit, and DCC Get via http proxy/socks are solved.

There are heaps of changes and improvements in this new version. Please read the help file in mIRC and the whatsnew.txt on the website to learn about the complete list of changes and their impact. Some changes are obvious, some need getting used to - please take your time to play with them and see how they work. If you have questions, ask away on this Message Board!

Thanks for using mIRC, have fun on IRC,
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