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#225704 08/09/10 10:12 AM
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The mIRC beta is a version of mIRC that is not yet ready for public use and is being made available for testing purposes only.

We need feedback to resolve any issues in the beta before we can release a final, stable version of mIRC for public use.

You should only download the beta if you are willing to spend time dealing with bugs and submitting bug reports.

Please see the following post for the latest beta release and a list of changes.

#265827 22/09/22 10:38 AM
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The latest beta v7.69.898 can be downloaded here and includes the following changes:

Beta v7.69.898 changes:
1.Item 26, https://forums.mirc.com/ubbthreads.php/topics/270765
2.Item 4, changed.

Beta v7.69.585 changes:
1.Item 22, fixed.
2.Item 23, added.
3.Item 24, added.
4.Item 8, added.
5.Item 25, https://forums.mirc.com/ubbthreads.php/topics/270697

Beta v7.69.439 changes:
1.Item 18, fixed.
2.Item 19, https://forums.mirc.com/ubbthreads.php/topics/270705
3.Item 20, https://forums.mirc.com/ubbthreads.php/topics/270604
4.Item 21, https://dgl.cx/2022/08/nat-again-irc-cve-2022-2663

Beta v7.69.412 changes:
1.Item 13, https://forums.mirc.com/ubbthreads.php/topics/270621
2.Item 14, https://forums.mirc.com/ubbthreads.php/topics/270644
3.Item 15, https://forums.mirc.com/ubbthreads.php/topics/270659
  Added this test to the 50+ unit tests for while/if/break/continue.
4.Item 16, https://forums.mirc.com/ubbthreads.php/topics/270669
5.Item 17, fixed.

Beta v7.69.175 changes:
1.Item 1, fixed. Now uses LOAD_LIBRARY_SEARCH_SYSTEM32 or
  LOAD_WITH_ALTERED_SEARCH_PATH to force use of Windows system folder.
  Tested under XP, 7, 10, 11.
2.Item 2, added.
3.Item 3, added.
4.Item 4, added.
5.Item 5, fixed https://forums.mirc.com/ubbthreads.php/topics/270523
6.Item 6, added.
7.Item 7, fixed.
8.Item 8, changed.
9.Item 9, fixed.
10.Item 10, fixed https://forums.mirc.com/ubbthreads.php/topics/270583
11.Item 11, changed.
12.Item 12, extended https://forums.mirc.com/ubbthreads.php/topics/270602
   while maintaining backward compatibility.

1.Changed the way Windows system libraries are loaded to prevent DLL
2.Added extra format check to channels.ini [recent] items to split
  at commas in case of invalid format.
3.Added tray tip warning on startup if mIRC has been minimized to the
  system tray but Windows has hidden its icon.
4.Added /socklisten and /sockaccept -n switch to disable Nagle
  algorithm on a socket.
5.Fixed /socklisten -pu with UPnP, IPv6 address, and dual stack
  not opening an IPv4 UPnP port on the router.
6.Added /drawsave -a [x y w h] <filename> switch to allow specifying
  area of bitmap to save.
7.Fixed Aero theme bug where if /window +b was used, a miniature
  titlebar was being drawn.
8.Added $sock().upnp that returns $true/$false for the socket.
9.Fixed IPv6 addresses in server list not being saved correctly.
10.Fixed colons being stripped out of nick, alternative nick, user,
   emails, /nick, and server list entries.
11.Changed "set as default" option in font dialog so that it is checked
   by default when disabled for some types of windows.
12.Extended $mouse.key to detect different combinations of left/right
   key presses.
13.Fixed Highlight/Flash message times option location.
14.Changed how $os properties are handled to maintain backward
   compatibility with existing scripts.
15.Fixed nested single-line while loop break bug.
16.Fixed alternative nick bug when left empty in connect dialog.
17.Fixed scripts editor file change monitor dialog appearing over
   certain dialogs.
18.Fixed scripts editor file change monitor not detecting changes
   to INI files.
19.Reverted change to /echo to only accept integers as color
   parameter for backward compatibility.
20.Fixed /hsave -i intermittent crash bug caused by a data race /
   race condition across multiple threads.
21.Changed CTCP PING to not reply to text containing CTCP control
   codes to mitigate NAT-AGAIN Linux kernel NAT bug (CVE-2022-2663).
22.Fixed $zip() unzipped files not having same timestamp as files
   in the zip.
23.Added $zip().mtime to return timestamp for files in the zip.
24.Added $window().fullscreen that returns $true/$false.
25.Fixed tab key evaluation of identifiers in editboxes that
   contain multiple CR/LF-delimited lines.
26.Fixed /server with network name + parameters not over-riding
   global and local defaults.

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