Posted on Thursday, 19th June 2014 by Björn Sundqvist
Announcing DLL-Files Fixer release 126.96.36.19919
After a slight delay, we’re happy to announce a new release for our DLL-Files Fixer software! This latest version takes into account many user-requests from the past few months and prepares for the next major update to be released after the summer. STAY TUNED!
For an optimal experience and maximum security we urge you to update to the latest version NOW! Use the in-app updater (from the help menu) or download a fresh version here
- Backup of files installed: From now on, whenever you overwrite a dll-file to a new version a backup of the original will be saved. This facilitates troubleshooting and allows for a simple rollback if new issues appear. Location: Start menu -> “Run”: %AppData%\dll-files.com\Fixer\Version 1.0\backup_overwrite
- Improved interaction with support through the “send feedback” dialogue can be accessed after every file installation, this will allow faster resolution to your issues.
- Bug fix on scheduler, this should now set proper times and allow removal of scheduling when requested through the ‘settings’ page.
- Bug fix on some cases where a graphical glitch appeared as a blank page when cancelling an action – resolved.
- Error messages when a file installation fails should now give proper instructions for troubleshooting.
- Bug fix on overwriting of files which sometimes caused the file to become write-protected, making it difficult to troubleshoot.
We continue to work hard on improving features in the DLL-Files Fixer as well as adding new features that are needed to bring it to the next level.
Have anything to add? Let us know in the comments if YOU think something is missing, or there’s a feature/function we can add that would make your life easier!
Bjorn Sundqvist – Market Manager DLL-Files.com
Posted on Wednesday, 5th March 2014 by Björn Sundqvist
DLL-Files Fixer Release notice:
We released an update to the Fixer this afternoon, v188.8.131.5277. Included in this update:
- Bug fixes on UI and support interaction.
- Improved file serving algorithm to more accurately distinguish version/system match.
- Improved error logging and user instructions (including more accurate language translations to 14 of our 20 supported languages).
For optimal experience we recommend all users upgrade immediately, either through the desktop Fixer client or download and install a new version
Posted on Thursday, 31st October 2013 by Björn Sundqvist
Many parts of the world are already gearing up for a great Halloween weekend, packed with (un)equal parts family time and party time. Being an IT company, of course we’re thinking less of dressing up for a Halloween Party, and are taking it online!
We’re going as a dll-error on an iPhone:
DLL-error finally on iPhone!
For the record, this image is staged, but we absolutely feel that Microsoft should be allowed to do OS on iPhone! (Double our market!)
To all those who celebrate Halloween, have a great weekend! And since other parts of the world celebrate differently, Féliz Dia de los Muertos, o feliz Dia de Finados, or happy All Saint’s Day.
Posted on Friday, 20th September 2013 by Björn Sundqvist
Finally, after more than SIX weeks of hunting for answers, Google have relented and begun removing the warning on our website, shown to Chrome users when downloading our software. It is still unclear why we were flagged in the first place. Google have been unable to provide us with details on what their scans found, Malware signatures or the like. All indications are that the scan resulted in a false positive warning that has taken some time to be removed.
We always have and always will take extensive measures to make sure all our individual downloads are safe, still it’s not a bad idea to double check all downloads in an external engine. There are several free online services, like virustotal.com, that let you upload a file and search it using all major anti-virus and anti-malware engines at the same time.
In any case, site and software are now once again confirmed clean by Google/Chrome, as well as major AV and anti-malware engines. We can once again reassure our 5Million monthly visitors that our service is entirely safe and the best place on the net for .dll-files!
Have a great weekend everyone, and happy .dll-hunting!
Market Manager DLL-Files.com at Tilf AB
Posted on Wednesday, 7th August 2013 by Björn Sundqvist
Google has recently flagged our Fixer as potentially malicious software. We have not yet received a definite reason of this from Google.
We consider this to be without good reason and it seems we are not the first ones who have been wrongly identified by a Google script.
We would like to assure you that we have not included any harmful code in our software at any point and assure you that downloading our software is entirely safe.
Users with Chrome browser may receive this warning when downloading from our site.
We are currently investigating this and are waiting on Google to provide us with information why we have been flagged.
We will let you know as soon as we know!
Posted on Tuesday, 16th July 2013 by Björn Sundqvist
We have just reached 30 million installations of our DLL-Files Fixer! Not bad considering the service is just about 2 years old (launched first time in April 2011), and averaging more than a million installations per month. This also means that with a program size of about 4MB we have now distributed a staggering 120 Terabytes of software. And that is not even counting the individual .dll-files that are downloaded through the Fixer.
How much is 30 Million?
Posted on Tuesday, 18th June 2013 by Filip Larsson
So, what happened in 1998? What was that stunning new technology that hit the market, causing all types of .dll-related problems that just had to be solved?
It all began with this screensaver on a Windows 95 machine
I went to a friend of mine that had this really cool 3D screensaver on his computer. Can you imagine a 3D Screensaver!? That was amazing! I got the screensaver on a 3.5 inch floppy disk and tried to install it on my computer. But then suddenly…
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Posted on Tuesday, 18th June 2013 by Björn Sundqvist
What was the web like back in ?
To begin with, the web was spun by a smaller spider, that’s for sure. Fewer sites and fewer options is reflected in the comparably low user ratings. In 1998, about 3.5% of the world’s population were online, today it’s well over 30%.
Interconnectivity between people and sites is greater, social media has exploded on the market, and designs are more flexible than ever. For instance, our web address started out at a local host in Sweden and an early version looked like this:
dll-files.com circa 2000
As compared to our current website design
And what about the most popular sites in 1998?
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Posted on Thursday, 11th April 2013 by Björn Sundqvist
We will release a new update to the Fixer software this afternoon, version 3.0. This includes, among smaller bug fixes:
An updated more intuitive UI Tab structure. This organizes all the ‘action’ tabs together for easy access.
Added the “Registry Optimizer” function that will also defrag the registry. This will complement and improve on the registry cleaners’ function, especially for older systems.
Improved scan results’ descriptions and export function, making it easier to review the suggested cleaner operations.
Clearer user information about actions taken in the software, in the form of UI pop up prompts.
We suggest that you update your Fixers now for optimal functionality!
Posted on Thursday, 28th February 2013 by Björn Sundqvist
We are changing our customer service platform today, launching Zendesk. This will allow us better oversight and functionality for our customer service, and improve our service to you!
Response time will be slightly longer over day, but will improve radically over time.
A new feature will be in the request confirmation emails sent to you once we have received your request. You will be able to click in a link in the email and directly start interacting with your request online, see our responses, add new information and even screenshots and screencasts (recording of your screen to show us how your problem interacts with our site or software).
Another feature is the new “Support Tab” on our website, hanging onto the left side of your internet browser (while on our website) you can directly open a new support ticket with us, or find one of our agents for a live chat session.
We are certain that, in time, this upgrade will allow us to radically improve our service to all our customers!