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mIRC 7.22 released

Posted By: Khaled

mIRC 7.22 released - 13/10/11 05:29 PM

Dear mIRC User,

mIRC v7.22 has been released today.

This version of mIRC is primarily a security release. mIRC users are advised to upgrade due to a security issue related to outgoing messages being chopped in a specific context that could lead to a subsequent message being leaked. This update also includes changes and fixes to a number of features:

The Alt/AltGr keys should now work correctly for users with different keyboard layouts.
The "Minimize to tray" option now defaults to off under Windows 7 due to the way Windows 7 hides all tray icons by default.
The Channel Central dialog has been changed so that it can now be resized.
The /list command issue with min/max values not working on some networks has been fixed.
Added "Use compatibility mode" option to SSL dialog, which defaults to on. If turned off, OpenSSL will use the "empty fragment" feature which may make your connection more secure at the expense of less compatibility with some SSL servers.
The /dns command issue with results not being shown when a non-existent nickname is specified has been fixed.
The tray icon issue with mouse clicks not working in some situations has been fixed
The /timer -h recursion issue should now be resolved.
Other changes and bug fixes.

Although this is a minor update, it includes important changes and all users are advised to upgrade.

How to upgrade?
As you know mIRC is distributed in a self-extracting cabinet (mirc722.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.

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.

Full list of Fixes, Changes and Additions.
For a full version history of mIRC v7.x development, please see the list of changes starting with v7.0 which you can find in the whatsnew.txt file on the website. You will need to read through the help file to learn more about these 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. May we invite you to use this Message Board for all questions you might have? The board offers great help with everything related to mIRC!

Thanks for using mIRC, have fun on IRC!
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