Version History

Continuously researching the needs of our current and potential customers, we strive to keep our software practical and up-to-date. Listed below are the most significant changes made recently to LogonExpert.

Version 7.7.1 (May 10, 2019)

Fixed:

  • CPU consumption by "LogonExpertHelper.exe"

Version 7.7 (April 15, 2019)

Added:

  • Full support of Windows 10 May 2019 Update version 1903
  • Support of high DPI displays

Fixed:

  • Command line key "-force" (with dash) not working

Version 7.6 (February 20, 2019)

Added:

  • Full support of Windows 10 version 1809 and Windows Server 2019
  • Checking if user you want to log on has enough rights to be logged on to console session (both in GUI and "le.exe")

Fixed:

  • Issues with user getting automatically unlocked when a) another user in RDP session disconnects their session (on Windows 10 version 1709) b) another user in RDP session locks their session (on Windows 10 version 1803) c) fast user switch is used (on Windows Server) d) another user logs on to console session and then logs off (on Windows Server 2012 R2)
  • Issue with user getting kicked out of console session if RDP user disconnects their session (on some versions of Windows Server with Terminal Services)
  • Issue with autologon on startup if fast startup is enabled in Windows
  • Issue with Shift key
  • Minor GUI bugs in LogonExpert Administrator

Version 7.5 (July 6, 2018)

Added:

  • Full Windows 10 April 2018 Update (version 1803) support

Version 7.4.5 (April 17, 2018)

Improved:

  • If configured, PIN sign-in or picture password will now remain default sign-in options on Windows 8/10

Fixed:

  • Legal notice not getting bypassed on Spanish and some other regional versions of Windows

Version 7.4.4.1 (February 27, 2018)

Fixed:

Version 7.4.3.1 (February 6, 2018)

Fixed:

  • Issue with Ctrl-Alt-Del emulation on Windows 7

Version 7.4.3 (February 2, 2018)

Fixed:

  • Issue with LogonExpert causing screensaver to stop working
  • "Internal error" messages caused by Comodo Antivirus' "Application container"

Version 7.4.2 (January 29, 2018)

Fixed:

  • Rare issue with Ctrl-Alt-Del emulation on Windows 10

Version 7.4.1 (January 25, 2018)

Fixed:

  • Issue with auto-unlock upon system wake-up (on Windows 10 Build 16299.192)
  • Issue with LogonExpert settings and license file getting removed after installing .MSI version over previously installed .EXE version

Version 7.4 (January 19, 2018)

Added:

  • Full support of Windows 10 Fall Update (1709)

Fixed:

  • Rare issue with Ctrl-Alt-Del emulation on Windows 7
  • LogonExpert Service's occasional crashes on Windows 7/Server 2008 R2
  • Issue with command line autologon caused by passwords starting with dash ("-")
  • Minor bugs

Version 7.3.3.5 (November 22, 2017)

Added:

  • Issue with bypassing legal notice during autologon

Version 7.3.3.4 (November 17, 2017)

Added:

  • Issue with bypassing Ctrl+Alt+Del request during autologon on some Windows 10 configurations

Version 7.3.3.3 (October 9, 2017)

Added:

Fixed:

  • Issue with executing command line commands when autologon is configured through registry

Version 7.3.3.2 (September 27, 2017)

Fixed:

  • Issue with silent installation (command line switches /silent or /verysilent) on Windows Server 2012 (non-R2)

Version 7.3.3.1 (August 16, 2017)

Fixed:

  • Issue with v7.3.3 uninstallation

Version 7.3.3 (August 11, 2017)

Fixed:

  • Issue with Ctrl-Alt-Del emulation on multi-monitor computers

Version 7.3.2 (August 3, 2017)

Improved:

  • No need to restart computer after fresh installation, update or uninstallation (on Windows 7/Server 2008 R2 and later). On Windows Vista/Server 2008 (not R2) reboot may still be required.

Fixed:

  • Issue with scheduled unlock not working
  • Issue with SHIFT key occasionally not working

Version 7.3 (April 27, 2017)

Added:

  • Full Windows 10 Creators Update (version 1703) support
  • New command line switch (-setparams) allowing configuration of most LogonExpert settings
  • Proper handling of autologon when "Fast Startup" feature is on

Fixed:

  • Issue with console session getting unlocked or re-logged on in some scenarios
  • Issue with standard time/daylight saving time changes and built-in LogonExpert scheduler
  • Issue with remote desktop (Terminal Services) session getting disconnected when "Keep computer logged on" option is enabled

Version 7.2.2 (March 1, 2017)

Fixed:

  • Issue with computer unlock on some Windows 10 configurations

Version 7.2.1 (January 19, 2017)

Fixed:

  • Rare autologon issue (on Windows Server 2012 R2)

Version 7.2 (November 14, 2016)

Added:

  • Full Windows 10 Anniversary Update (version 1607) support
  • Windows Server 2016 compatibility

Fixed:

  • Rare issues with computer autologon and unlock on some Windows 10 configurations

Version 7.1.4 (August 17, 2016)

Fixed:

  • Issue with computer autologon on some Windows 10 configurations

Version 7.1.3 (March 30, 2016)

Fixed:

  • Issue with all types of logon on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2008 without KB2533623 update installed.

Version 7.1.2 (January 2, 2016)

Fixed:

  • Automatic logon to Windows 8/10 systems where there is user without password

Version 7.1.1 (December 4, 2015)

Fixed:

  • Issue with unlocking via command line utility on Windows configurations with Ctrl+Alt+Del request disabled
  • Issue with bypassing legal notice on Windows configurations with Ctrl+Alt+Del request disabled
  • Issue with logging on via command line utility without initial configuration

Version 7.1 (November 20, 2015)

Added:

  • Single command line option to log off all users logged into machine (le.exe /logoff *)

Fixed:

  • Issue with logging on user with ":" in their password via command line utility
  • Issue with unlocking disconnected user session via command line utility's

Version 7.0.2 (November 11, 2015)

Fixed:

  • Issue with bypassing Legal Notice

Version 7.0.1 (October 28, 2015)

Fixed:

  • Issue with computer wake-up on Windows 10

Version 7.0 (October 20, 2015)

Added:

  • Full Windows 10 support

Version 6.4.1 (September 22, 2015)

Fixed:

  • Issue with starting LogonExpert on some Windows configurations ("LookupAccountName function failed" error message)

Version 6.4 (July 16, 2015)

Fixed:

  • Logon issue caused by Adobe Reader update

Version 6.3.9 (June 2, 2015)

Fixed:

  • Canceling logon with Shift key not working since version 6.3.8
  • Legal Notice not getting bypassed in some rare cases

Version 6.3.8 (April 17, 2015)

Improved:

  • Detection of cloned Windows or pre-configured LogonExpert instances and settings

Fixed:

  • Issue with sequence of scheduled tasks that made computer unwakeable by logon task with wake-up option enabled
  • Issue with sequence of scheduled tasks that forced user account to re-log on after logoff task was executed
  • Issue with autologon on multi-monitor computers running Windows 8.1
  • Issue with RDP session getting disconnected when attempting to remote into computer that had been manually woken up
  • Minor GUI issues

Version 6.3.7 (December 16, 2014)

Fixed:

  • Issue with delayed autologon (when console session was logged on manually within delayed period)
  • Issue with automatic unlock (when session was disconnected, not locked)

Version 6.3.6 (September 12, 2014)

Added:

  • Automatic and command line logon for non-domain accounts with blank password

Improved:

  • LogonExpert Administrator interface
  • Windows 8 Live ID account autologon

Fixed:

  • "Illegal instruction exception" appearing on earlier Pentium III CPUs (on Windows Vista and later)

Version 6.3.5 (March 7, 2014)

Added:

  • Official Windows Server 2012 R2 support

Improved:

  • Handling of logon errors (on Windows Vista and later)

Version 6.3.4 (January 17, 2014)

Fixed:

  • Issue with LogonExpert behavior on terminal server with "Keep computer logged on" option enabled

Version 6.3.3 (January 10, 2014)

Fixed:

  • Issue with "Fast Startup" feature (on Windows 8 and 8.1)

Version 6.3.2 (November 26, 2013)

Fixed:

  • Logon issue with screensaver enabled or display turned off (on Windows 8 and Server 2012)

Version 6.3.1 (November 5, 2013)

Fixed:

  • Rare autologon issue (on Windows 8.1)
  • Rare autologon issue (on Windows Server 2008 R2 with Legal Notice disabled)

Version 6.3 (October 10, 2013)

Added:

  • Windows 8.1/Server 2012 R2 compatibility

Fixed:

  • Issue with start of LogonExpert Service on Windows boot

Improved:

  • Handling of license count over network

Version 6.2.4 (September 4, 2013)

Fixed:

  • Handling of RDP session connecting and disconnecting

Improved:

  • Handling of user accounts with no password on Windows 8

Version 6.2.3 (August 9, 2013)

Fixed:

  • Issue with LogonExpert Service prioritization loading

Version 6.2.2 (August 6, 2013)

Fixed:

  • User unlocking issue (command line tool)
  • Minor GUI bugs

Version 6.2.1 (July 16, 2013)

Fixed:

  • Post-wakeup auto-unlock handling issue

Version 6.2 (July 15, 2013)

Added:

  • Command line-based multi-user logon
  • Executing scheduled logon/logoff tasks with autologon on startup being either enabled or disabled

Improved:

  • LogonExpert Administrator interface
  • Post-wakeup auto-unlock handling

Fixed:

  • User switch treated as computer lock
  • Minor bugs

Version 6.1.2 (May 30, 2013)

Fixed:

  • Intercommunication Error #2 appearing with Windows sessions being changed very often (on Windows Vista and later)
  • Occasional system blocks with black screen (on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012)
  • Logon/unlock command line switches not working with autologon disabled in LogonExpert Administrator
  • Domain name getting reset when saving settings on some configurations

Version 6.1.1 (February 22, 2013)

Added:

  • Unlocking previously locked computer with scheduled logon task

Version 6.1 (February 6, 2013)

Fixed:

  • Incorrect handling of new RDP connections with autounlock feature enabled

Version 6.0 (January 22, 2013)

Added:

  • Automatic and command line based unlocking functionality
  • Option to bypass Windows 8/Server 2012 Start screen to log on or unlock directly to desktop

Updated:

  • User manual (help file)

Removed:

  • Windows 2000 support

Version 5.4.2 (October 29, 2012)

Fixed:

  • Issue with bypassing logon banners configured not through Group Policy (on Windows Vista and later)

Version 5.4.1 (March 14, 2012)

Fixed:

  • Issue with /enable and /disable command line switches

Version 5.4 (March 5, 2012)

Added:

  • Windows 8 compatibility

Version 5.3.4 (January 6, 2012)

Fixed:

  • Windows 2000 Professional, Server and Terminal Server automatic re-logon issue

Version 5.3.3 (December 9, 2011)

Fixed:

  • Memory leak occurring on Windows Vista and later with “Lock computer after logon” option enabled and no delay set

Version 5.3.2 (September 8, 2011)

Fixed:

  • Ctrl-Alt-Del emulation issue on some Windows 7 based tablet PCs and laptops
  • Autologon issue on some fast Windows Vista PCs

Version 5.3.1 (July 19, 2011)

Fixed:

  • Problem with scheduled autologon after waking up from scheduled post-logoff sleep

Version 5.3 (July 1, 2011)

Added:

  • Option to put computer into sleep mode for logoff tasks

Updated:

  • User manual (help file)

Improved:

  • Autologon process on Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003
  • Performance on saving multiple scheduled tasks

Fixed:

  • Issue with re-logon after remotely initiated logoff
  • Issue with user privileges elevation on Windows Vista and higher
  • Problem with running /setcredentials command with space separated parameters

Version 5.2 (April 7, 2011)

Added:

  • Re-logon after user-initiated logoff

Updated:

  • User manual (help file)

Version 5.1.2 (March 11, 2011)

Added:

  • Checking and notifying of registry-configured autologon

Fixed:

  • Administrative rights detection issue
  • Windows 7 Ultimate autologon issue
  • Windows 2008 R2 Server Core autologon issue

Version 5.1.1 (November 2, 2010)

Fixed:

  • Issue with empty scheduled task names
  • Issue with blank user account passwords
  • Issue with “LogonExpert is not configured” notifications

Version 5.1 (October 11, 2010)

Added:

  • “/force” command line parameter

Improved:

  • Credentials validation

Fixed

  • Issue with saving and editing multiple scheduled tasks
  • Deadlock on Windows Server 2008/7 limited accounts with UAC turned off

Version 5.0 (August 26, 2010)

Added:

  • Ability to control LogonExpert via command line both locally and remotely
  • Computer wake-up for scheduled tasks
  • Ability to detect third-party GINA libraries
  • User manual (help file)

Improved:

  • Autologon algorithm on Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003
  • Autologon algorithm on non-English versions of Windows Vista/Server 2008/7
  • Credentials encryption (through tying to BIOS serial number)
  • Initial autologon speed (through raising LogonExpert in service load order)
  • LogonExpert Administrator interface
  • Post-autologon lock speed
  • Service core optimization

Fixed:

  • Improper screen color depth change handling for LogonExpert logo on Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003
  • Issue with autologon interruption using Shift key
  • Issue with notification message boxes on Windows Vista/Server 2008/7
  • Issue with service self restart involving excessive CPU utilization
  • Issue with maintenance periods

Version 4.3 (August 10, 2009)

Added:

  • Windows 7/Server 2008 R2 compatibility
  • Workstation lock delay
  • Windows Vista/Server 2008/7 administrator password request to elevate LogonExpert rights
  • Option to configure logon banner bypass
  • Option to hide LogonExpert logo during logon
  • Automatic license file detection and acceptance

Improved:

  • Logon.ini and Schedule.ini files caching for read/write operations reducing
  • CPU utilization on Windows XP

Fixed:

  • LogonExpert service display name
  • Screen resolution and color depth handling
  • Logon credentials verifying
  • AM/PM issue in Task Scheduler
  • Lots of minor GUI bugs

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Current version: 7.7.1 (what is new?)

.EXE Standard installation package .MSI (zipped) For deploying in a domain
File size: 8.3 Mb File size: 16.4 Mb
Supported OS:
Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10/
2003/2008/2012/2016/2019
Supported OS:
Windows Vista/7/8/10/
2003/2008/2012/2016/2019

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