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Safe AutoLogon®

Version History

Version 2309.327
[+] Password show icon now toggles between stored and hidden password
[+] Misc speed improvements at logon
[!] Hyper-V VMs now login with Enhanced Mode enabled
[!] Safe AutoLogon client computers may have given an error of HOST_NOTFOUND when querying the SALPS server

Version 2309.301
[+] More tightly integrated Shift+SignOut and Shift+SwitchUser with the CAD desktop
[!] Fixed warning at uninstallation

Version 2309.291
[!] Fixed minor activation issue

Version 2309.287
[+] Added the ability to hold the Shift key while clicking Start/SignOut (and Start/SwitchUser in Windows 7,8,10,11) so Windows will see the Shift key being pressed and allow the admin to bypass automatic logon (after a user already logged on automatically)
[+] Decreased time to save values when options are changed

Version 2207.1013
[!] Some wireless computers may not login due to time waiting for an IP
[!] Logging on, then Shift+Logoff, then manually logging on, then logging off did not automatically log back on

Version 2207.997
[!] Computers running Chinese Simplified or Traditional could not run the activation wizard.
[!] Canceling on Evaluation Wizard would not close splash screen

Version 2207.993
[!] Fixed autologon bug

Version 2207.989
[+] Improved initial splashtop startup speed and added feedback while settings are saved

Version 2207.986
[!] Automatic logon would not happen if it was enabled and the user logged off with Shift, logged on, then logged off again
[!] Activated computers would fail to login because licensing information was not read properly from the LAS server
[!] Safe AutoLogon graphic may end before the ‘Welcome’ message was displayed

Version 2207.979
[+] Improved SALPS/LAS connectivity when connecting over a GRE tunnel

Version 2207.962
[+] New command-line utility sutsalps.exe can adds a user to a SALPS server from a SAL client (firewall needs to be turned off on the SALPS server)
[+] Misc UI enhancements

Version 2207.941
[!] Fixed compatibility with SALPS utility setsal.exe

Version 2207.935
[+] Improvements made in synchronizing with LAS server and logging the status if unable to check-in within grace period
[+] Some apps may try and override Safe AutoLogon using the built-in Registry logon values – Safe AutoLogon now detects and prevents this
[+] Misc UI updates
[!] Fixed error if non-admins clicked on Use Port 21801 under Options

New Version 2207.801
[+] Increased security by:
    (a) removed requirement to run service under username with Administrator rights on local and remote computers
    (b) removed requirement to have Remote Registry running on client SAL computers
    (c) removed requirement to use ports 135 and 445 for communications (or having to turn the firewall off)
[+] WM Software has been granted the use of port 21801 by for its software to communicate over an IP network. This allows firewalls to remain enabled on clients and servers.
[+] A utility to adding port 21801 to the firewall is included in both SALPS and SAL
[!] Automatic unlocking first time worked, but when set to every time, automatic unlocking it did not work
[!] Fixed problem if NetBIOS computer name was > 15 characters

New Version 2205.508
[+] Safe AutoLogon running on Workgroup computers can now activate with a LAS server; the LAS server must be listed in DNS in an SRV record. This LAS activation requires manual activation.
[+] When typing in a password, a preview icon has been added to briefly show the password
[+] Locking workstation on a Workgroup computer requires user intervention, which defeats the purpose of a seamless auto-locking feature, so it is disabled if the computer is a member of a Workgroup.
[!] The About box font has been corrected

Version 2202.314
[!] Improved reliability of reading automatic plain text Windows logon settings
[!] Decryption setting spurious error was showing after installation

Version 2202.306
[+] Vastly improved speed when opening Options
[+] For enterprise customers who want to use a specific domain controller that might be faster, have less traffic, or is in closer proximity to the client, there is an option to enter a comma-delimited string of domain controllers manually instead of using the default domain controller that the operating system is using. See our KB article.
[!] When pressing Options, a message may show saying “Retry”/“Switch to”/”Cancel”.
[!] Safe AutoLogon might be, on tightly locked down computers, unable to decrypt the encrypted strings that hold the username, password, and domain.
[!] Some English-countries would not show up as English in the language options

New Version 2202.287
[+] On setup, Safe AutoLogon now reads any existing automatic logon setting and username and incorporates them into its settings. This aids in rollouts to existing clients so administrators don’t have to duplicate the automatic logon status and username.
[+] MSI files can now be extracted that matches the operating system architecture
[!] If the LAS server was setup in DNS, but the computer was not setup, the activation step would show an error

Version 2103.207
[!] Misc bug fixes and improvements

Version 2103.197
[+] In addition to the computer-joined domain DNS searches, Safe AutoLogon now also searches in domain suffixes if added manually, by local policy, or by group policy
[+] Admins can now right-click and copy the password to the clipboard

Version 2103.197
[+] In addition to the computer-joined domain DNS searches, Safe AutoLogon now also searches in domain suffixes if added manually, by local policy, or by group policy
[+] Admins can now right-click and copy the password to the clipboard

Version 2103.183
[+] Only run nslookup if SALPS DNS query does not succeed at startup

Version 2103.163
[+] Compatible with single-signon software
[!] Updated About window now properly shows expiration dates of subscriptions

Version 2103.153
[+] The startup logo can now be hidden when automatically logging on
[+] The startup logo is now in the language of Safe AutoLogon
[+] Misc control placements
[!] On some computers, the main program would not start because of an unregistered file

Version 2103.151
[+] Updated controls

Version 2103.141
[+] Better explanation in log if unable to active with LAS server
[!] Some languages would not show special characters correctly on Windows 10 version 2004
[!] Clicking on security groups would end the Safe AutoLogon client

Version 2103.131
[+] In addition to automatic regional/language detection, the language can now be manually changed or previewed in Safe AutoLogon Options
[+] If restricting access, the user no longer has to be a direct member of the group listed – the user can be from another nested security group
[+] Groups can now be refreshed in the Options form
[+] New icons on Options
[+] Internal optimizations
[!] Shrunk height of options form so it fits on PoS systems and servers running at 800x600 resolution

Version 2005.794
[+] Ctrl+backspace clears text fields
[!] SALPS server entry box and Add button were enabled when Options were shown even if not getting credentials from a Safe AutoLogon Password Server was checked.

Version 2005.791
[!] Logon may loop without logging on

Version 2005.788
[!] Group Type and Unlock Type were not included when saving to a .salset file

Version 2005.783
[!] Fixed issue of a dialog showing “a” when security settings are enabled

Version 2005.781
[+] Added a way to get the LAS server without changing DNS by manually adding an entry in the Registry. More information on how to do this is in our kb.

Version 2005.748
[+] New option for adding LAS server to Registry for customers that cannot add an SRV record to DNS and do not want to update the client ‘hosts’ file.

Version 2005.736
[!] Fixed issue when using SALPS servers entered into SAL client

Version 2005.673
[+] Allow lower case and fqdn names for manual adding of SALPS server in the SAL client
[!] Manually adding SALPS servers, without an SRV record of the SALPS server in DNS, could not find the SALPS server

Version 2005.433
[+] Misc UI improvements
[!] Fixed erroneous message box when limiting access to domain groups

Version 2005.427
[+] Improved options screen
[+] Added an option to unlock the screen if it becomes locked, either once or every time. After logging in, some third party applications may lock the screen
[+] Waiting for network delay now waits only as long as needed until the network is running
[+] Numerous login speed improvements with a SALPS server
[+] New command line utility to input logon name, password, domain and store them in the SAL Registry
[!] SAL would not login if the network cable was disconnected and SALPS was setup and logon locally was selected
[!] If the computer was hard reset, SAL may think the computer was already logged on and not log on automatically