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mIRC 7.29 released

Posted By: Khaled

mIRC 7.29 released - 16/01/13 05:42 PM

Dear mIRC User,

mIRC v7.29 has been released today.

This is a small update that addresses a number of issues reported by users since the last release. It includes improvements, changes and fixes to a number of features, including:

SSL certificate hashes are now stored in the servers.ini file for all certificates and a warning is displayed if a certificate has changed since the last connection.
An issue with the /help command not displaying the correct location of a search term has been fixed.
The /run command has been changed to improve backward compatibility with older scripts.
The way the Escape key works has been changed so that it clears the contents of the current editbox if the "Escape key minimizes window" option is not enabled.
A /hotlink bug that prevented hotlink popup menus from being displayed has been fixed.
The maximized window position is now saved correctly when the "on startup minimize mIRC to tray" option is enabled.
Urls in your own messages are now once again saved to the urls list.
An issue with the "Hide tips when locked" option, that caused tips to flicker briefly in view, has been fixed.
The editbox buffer feature has been improved and should now work more reliably in different contexts.
The /vol -v command now correctly sets the master volume on newer versions of Windows.

In total there have been around 21 changes to this version and although most of them are only small fixes and tweaks, we hope that they result in a more useful and stable mIRC for you.

How to upgrade?
mIRC is distributed in an installer that installs mIRC on your computer for you. Simply download and run the installer from the download page on the mIRC website. Follow the instructions the installer 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 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.

Where to download?
For the latest download addresses look on the download page on the mIRC website.

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 these forums for all questions you might have? The forums offer great help with everything related to mIRC!

Thanks for using mIRC, have fun on IRC!
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