Geo Firewall - Change Log

June 14, 2017

The new 2.35 version has been released for x86 and x64 platforms.

  • Added open geo-ports page for exceptions from geo rules for port ranges.
  • Added geo statistics page.
  • Added Geo IP Lookup dialog.
  • Added toolbar button to lock/unlock rule modification.
  • Fixed rules file not loading on startup in build release 2.34.
  • Fixed crash when more than 30 user-defined networks are added.
  • Upgraded driver version to 6.43 for compatibility with other released products.

April 25, 2017

The new 2.22 version has been released for x86 and x64 platforms.

  • Email-based product activation was replaced with Offline activation and manual license request upload to the website. Online activation is unchanged.
  • Improved license dialog with periodic automatic license request approval checking when the dialog is open.
  • Switched licensing to automatically use shared on the same computer licenses. Licenses are now stored within the local application data directory of a user profile.
  • Added product edition and build date information to About dialog.
  • Closing the main window now places the program on system tray notification area.
  • Added settings for auto-start-on-user-login to load last used file.
  • Improved centering of message boxes.
  • Added capability to cancel saving a file on exit.
  • Added a Close button to filter-bar.
  • Updated geographical definitions.
  • Increased geo rules limits for Basic version.
  • Incresed the maximum number of user-defined networks for Ultimate edition.
  • Added Settings option to stretch the background to fit the window.
  • Fixed: crash on Windows 10 during uninstall.

December 24, 2016

The new 2.10 version has been released for x86 and x64 platforms.
This is a mainteenance release for compatibility with our products.

December 2, 2016

The new 2.7 version has been released for x86 and x64 platforms.
Added capability for a user to add user-defined networks. User-defined networks or IP addresses can serve as exceptions to other rules. User-defined networks are saved in a data file together with other rules.
Changed data file format to XML-based. The old format files can still be loaded.
Added settings allowing to start the program on system tray upon user login.

November 20, 2016

The new 2.6 version has been released for x86 and x64 platforms.
This is a mainteenance release for compatibility with our new products.

September 17, 2016

The new 2.5 version has been released for x86 and x64 platforms.
Fixed incompatibility with Windows 10 Anniversary update.
Updated geographical definitions.
Simplified activation user interface.

September 6, 2016

The new 2.4 version has been released for x86 and x64 platforms.
Added filter bar for easy search of countries. Added Basic(Free) edition.

August 4, 2016

The new 2.3 version has been released for x86 and x64 platforms.
Fixed rules are not automatically applied from the loaded file when the program is started with "/systray" switch.

June 10, 2016

The new 2.2 version has been released for x86 and x64 platforms.
Fixed loss of connectivity after install on Win2008R2/Win7 when certain network cards are connected to the system.

May 27, 2016

The new 2.1 version has been released for x86 and x64 platforms.
Fixed the application crash on CPUs not supporting AVX instruction set (binaries are now built with SSE2 instead of AVX instruction set).

May 5, 2016

The new 2.0 version has been released for x86 and x64 platforms.
Changed the meaning of the visual selection: selected - blocked, unselected - allowed.
Added support for: Windows 10.
Removed support for: XP/2003/Vista/2008.

September 26, 2015

The new 1.21 version has been released for x86 and x64 platforms.
Improved merging of consecutive records related to the same territory within the log. This is the last version supporting Windows XP/2003/Vista/2008.

August 10, 2015

The new 1.20 version has been released for x86 and x64 platforms.
Split reserved networks on IPv4 and IPv6 ranges. Added a virtual log of allowed and blocked territories. Added log refresh rate settings to Options dialog.

June 27, 2015

The new 1.19 version has been released for x86 and x64 platforms.
Added system tray menu. Added back Apply button with progress indicator. Updated geographical definitions. Added online activation.

April 27, 2015

The new 1.18 version has been released for x86 and x64 platforms.
Added system tray icon. Changed rules to apply instantly, removed Apply button.
Windows XP users need to have SP3, KB942288, and KB931125 installed.
License expiration date is July 1, 2015.

March 3, 2015

The new 1.17 version has been released for x86 and x64 platforms.
Windows XP users need to have SP3, KB942288, and KB931125 installed.
Downgraded digital signature algorithm from SHA-2 to SHA-1 to resolve a connectivity issue on Windows 7 x64.
License expiration date is May 1, 2015.

March 1, 2015

The new 1.16 version has been released for x86 and x64 platforms.
Windows XP users need to have SP3, KB942288, and KB931125 installed.
Added diagnostic utility to Help menu.
License expiration date is May 1, 2015.

February 27, 2015

The new 1.15 version has been released for x86 and x64 platforms.
Windows XP users need to have SP3, KB942288, and KB931125 installed.
Updated geographical territory network definitions.
License expiration date is May 1, 2015.

December 1, 2014

The new 1.10 version has been released for x86 and x64 platforms.
Windows XP users need to have SP3, KB942288, and KB931125 installed.
Added IPv6 support.
Improved performance on multi-core CPUs.
Improved installation experience.
Updated geographical territory network definitions.
License expiration date is March 1, 2015.

September 29, 2014

The new 1.8 version has been released for x86 and x64 platforms.
Extended license expiration date.
License expiration date is March 1, 2015.

April 28, 2014

The new 1.7 version has been released for x86 and x64 platforms.
Fixed condition that treated "reboot required" after driver install as an error. Extended license expiration date.
License expiration date is October 1, 2014.

January 30, 2014

The new 1.6 version has been released for x86 and x64 platforms.
Added support for Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2.
License expiration date is May 2014.

January 27, 2014

The new 1.5 version has been released for x86 and x64 platforms.
The digital signature was updated from 1024-bit to 2048-bit (see Microsoft advisory (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2661254). Added access-related security features.
Important: Requires hot fix KB942288 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/942288), when installed on Windows XP SP3.
License expiration date is May 2014.

September 5, 2013

The new 1.3.1 version has been released for x86 and x64 platforms.
It resolves the delay issue when enabling or disabling a network adapter. Added changes to display error codes during installation whenever the driver cannot be installed. License expiration date is March 2014.
Important: To install on Windows XP SP3, the hot fix KB942288 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/942288) needed to be installed first.

August 26, 2013

The new 1.3 version has been released for x86 and x64 platforms.
It includes updates for geographical definitions of country networks that are current as of August 23, 2013. Added compatibility with 3rd party PeerBlock software. License expiration date is March 2014.

October 24, 2012

The new 1.2 version has been released for x86 and x64 platforms.
It includes [Reserved Networks] as a separate region. Added acquisition of rules currently in effect. The geographical definitions of country networks are current as of October 22. License expiration date is October 2013.

The previous versions are archived and no longer available for download.