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 7.3.3.3 (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: 7.3.3.3 (what is new?)

.EXE Standard installation package .MSI (zipped) For deploying in a domain
File size: 8.34 Mb File size: 14.2 Mb
Supported OS:
Windows XP/2003/Vista/2008/7/2012/8/10/2016 (32/64bit)
Supported OS:
Windows Vista/2008/7/2012/8/10/2016 (32/64bit)

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