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Safe Surfer Windows app changelog

First released in 2023, the new version of Safe Surfer for Windows features many improvements. Find out what we've changed recently:

Version 1.1.0 (release TBA)



New! We've upgraded the app to the .NET 8 platform. This improves the behind-the-scenes technology that runs the app.
Fixed a memory bug where WebView2 sessions weren't being closed after being navigated away from.
After installing protection, Safe Surfer now automatically disables the VPN feature in Brave Browser.

Version 1.1.0 technical details:

WinUI 3 on Windows App SDK 1.4.5
.NET 8
WinUIEx 2.3.3
Windows Community Toolkit Labs Settings Controls 0.0.18
DNSCrypt 2.1.5 (for legacy computers)

Version 1.0.2 (released 24 October 2023)



Fixed a bug where the app would crash when opening the Settings menu before installing protection for the first time.

Version 1.0.2 technical details:

WinUI 3 on Windows App SDK 1.4.2
.NET 6
WinUIEx 2.3.2
Windows Community Toolkit Labs Settings Controls 0.0.18
DNSCrypt 2.1.5 (for legacy computers)

Version 1.0.1 (released 2 October 2023)



New! After installing protection, Safe Surfer now automatically disables Microsoft News content found on the Microsoft Edge new tab page. This will take effect when the device next restarts. You can manage this in the Settings menu.
Fixed a bug to avoid interfering with mobile broadband network adapters.

Version 1.0.1 technical details:

WinUI 3 on Windows App SDK 1.4.1
.NET 6
WinUIEx 2.3.1
Windows Community Toolkit Labs Settings Controls 0.0.18
DNSCrypt 2.1.5 (for legacy computers)

Version 1.0.0 (released 22 September 2023)



We've built our new Windows app from scratch!
Full support for all versions of Windows 11, along with legacy support for Windows 10 version 19H1 and higher.
Full support for 32-bit, 64-bit, and ARM64 processors.
Use Screentime directly from the app

Version 1.0.0 technical details:

WinUI 3 on Windows App SDK 1.4.1
.NET 6
WinUIEx 2.3.0
Windows Community Toolkit Labs Settings Controls 0.0.18
DNSCrypt 2.1.5 (for legacy computers)

Updated on: 15/02/2024

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