Pro Release Notes

LogMeIn for iOS Version 4.1.4148


Installation Link from App

You can now create a link that you can use to install LogMeIn host software to a remote computer and add that computer to your LogMeIn account.

View Notes in App

You can view notes for any computer on your list. To view notes, open the Info page for any computer and then tap to show notes.

Cryptographic protocol enhancements

Cryptographic protocol enhancements (OpenSSL 1.0.1g).


LogMeIn Client (browser-based app) version 1.00.184 (Windows) and 1.00.187 (Mac)

This maintenance release fixes various minor issues in the browser-based version of the LogMeIn Client application.

Also, OpenSSL was updated as a precautionary measure. The Client was not impacted by the recent Heartbleed bug.
LogMeIn Plugin version 1078 (Windows) and 972 (Mac)

This maintenance release fixes various minor issues with the LogMeIn browser plugin.

Also, OpenSSL was updated as a precautionary measure. The plugin was not impacted by the recent Heartbleed bug.
LogMeIn Host version 4.1.4306 (Windows) and 4.1.4309 (Mac)

This maintenance release fixes various minor issues:
  • Fixed a bug that prevented Autologin and One2Many task credentials from being saved
  • Updated OpenSSL in the LogMein Client desktop app as a precautionary measure (Note: The Client is embedded in the host installation package) 
  • Replaced certificates in the Host as a precautionary measure 
 
LogMeIn Client (desktop) version 1.3.368 (Windows) and 1.4.316 (Mac)

This maintenance release fixes various minor issues in the desktop version of the LogMeIn Client application.

Also, OpenSSL was updated as a precautionary measure. The Client was not impacted by the recent Heartbleed bug.
LogMeIn for Android Version 2.3.852


Installation Link from App

You can now create a link that you can use to install LogMeIn host software to a remote computer and add that computer to your LogMeIn account.

View Notes in App

You can view notes for any computer on your list. To view notes, open the Info page for any computer and then tap to show notes.

Cryptographic protocol enhancements

Cryptographic protocol enhancements (OpenSSL 1.0.1g)

Fixes

Fixed an issue that caused a "network error" message when connecting to a computer running an older version of the LogMeIn host software.
LogMeIn Host Version 4.1.4144 (Windows) and 4.1.4145 (Mac)


Enhancement

  • Cryptographic protocol enhancements (OpenSSL 1.0.1g)
LogMeIn Client version 1.3.361

This release of the LogMeIn Client desktop application for Windows fixes various bugs and introduces a number of improvements.

Improvements

The Client interface now displays status information for each host computer.
  • Last online (date and time)
  • Online since (date and time)

Fixes

  • We fixed a bug that caused the computer list not to display


LogMeIn ActiveX plugin for Internet Explorer v. 1074

Enhancements
  • Cryptographic protocol enhancements
  • Design improvements

Fixes
  • We fixed a bug that caused Internet Explorer to close when launching Remote Control or File Manager

LogMeIn Release Note for January 21, 2014

LogMeIn version 4.1.4132 (Windows) and 4.1.4141 (Mac)

In order to address the evolving needs of our customers, we will be unifying our portfolio of free and premium remote access products into a paid-only offering. 
See help.LogMeIn.com "FAQ about changes to LogMeIn Free" for details.

Other improvements:
  • The LogMeIn host software "toolkit" has been renamed LogMeIn Control Panel. Learn more
  • The Remote Control toolbar has been redesigned.
  • LogMeIn Ignition for Windows is now bundled with the LogMeIn host software and has been renamed the LogMeIn Client. Learn more

iOS and Android apps

LogMeIn for iOS app

  • LogMeIn Ignition for iOS is no longer available for purchase.
  • If you have already purchased LogMeIn Ignition for iOS, please log in to the app to see how you are impacted by this change.
  • The LogMeIn for iOS app remains available as a free download on the App Store.

LogMeIn for Android 

  • LogMeIn Ignition for Android is now simply "LogMeIn for Android" and is available as a free download from Google Play.
  • If you have already purchased LogMeIn Ignition for Android, please log in to the app to see how you are impacted by this change.
  • File Manager is now available  (see "File Manager from a Phone or Tablet" in the LogMeIn User Guide for details).
  • The app has a new look.
LogMeIn Host Version 4.1.3888 (Windows) and 4.1.3887 (Mac)

New Feature

Enhancements

  • Improved performance when controlling any host computer running OS X 10.9 (Mavericks)
  • Host-side support for enhanced Inventory reporting via LogMeIn Central

Fixes

  • Improved handling of blank screen feature on Mac hosts
  • Improved handling of mouse pointer position on Mac hosts
  • Better handling of high resolution Mac hosts (e.g. 2880 x 1800)
  • Improved remote sound latency handling on Mac hosts

 

LogMeIn Client app Version 1.00.148 (Windows), 1.00.149 (Mac)

 

The LogMeIn Client app is a small executable that enables a full-featured remote experience in browsers that no longer allow the use of plugin technology.
 
On Windows, the Client app is used when making a remote control, file manager, telnet, or chat connection in Firefox 26+ or Chrome 32+ 
 
On Mac, the Client app is used when making a remote control or file manager connection in Firefox 26+, Safari 6.1+, Chrome 32+.
Note: On a Mac, chat and telnet connections will use Java or HTML. 
 
The LogMeIn Client app automatically opens a new window and displays your session. The LogMeIn Client app requires no special administrator privileges to run, and it gets launched automatically on subsequent access sessions.
 
If you use our meeting service join.me you are familiar with how the Client app works. The first-time experience with the new Client app is a lot like what happens when starting a join.me presentation.
LogMeIn Host version 4.1.3426 (Windows) and Plugin version 1.00.1055 (Windows)
 

New Features

Support for Windows 8.1 and Internet Explorer 11 (IE11)
  • Launch remote control in any supported browser on a computer running Windows 8.1
  • Launch remote control in IE11 running on any supported Windows OS
  • From any client, control any host computer running Windows 8.1
Note: Windows RT is not supported.

Enhancements

Cryptographic protocol enhancements

Host Fixes

Improved handling of the number lock key when using the Use legacy LogMeIn mapping option during remote control.
Improved Wake On LAN capabilities when waking Windows hosts.

Plugin Fixes

Improved color reproduction during remote control.
Fixed a bug that resulted in failure when attempting to connect a drive during remote control.
LogMeIn Host version 4.1.3256 (Windows) and 4.1.3257 (Mac)

Changes to System Requirements

The following operating systems are no longer supported. That is, LogMeIn Free and Pro will no longer work properly on computers running one of the following operating systems:

  • Windows 2000
  • Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger)
  • Mac 10.5 (Leopard) on Power PC
    • Note: Mac 10.5 on Intel is still supported 

New Features

Improved international/regional keyboard handing

During remote control, the client-side user will be able to choose one of three new international keyboard handling options. The setting is stored on the client for each host. To set the keyboard option during remote control, click Options > Keyboard.
Use host layout Select this option to use the keyboard layout of the host.  Characters and combinations entered on the client are read by the host according to their physical position on the keyboard. Client keyboard layout is ignored.
Use client layout Select this option to use the keyboard layout of the client. Characters and combinations are sent to the host exactly as entered on the client-side.  Host keyboard layout is ignored.
Use legacy LogMeIn mapping Select this option if you are accustomed to LogMeIn's legacy keyboard mapping and prefer not to change at this time.

These options are available in the following scenarios:
  • When controlling a PC or Mac from a PC (requires the latest browser plug-in and host version 3000 or above)
  • When controlling a PC or Mac from Ignition for Windows (requires Ignition version 274 or above)
Otherwise, only legacy mapping is available (existing functionality before this release). 

Screen Blanking During Remote Control for Mac

Protect your data by blanking the host display during a remote control session. Screen blanking during remote control now works when the host is a Mac. Note that the Mac login screen will remain visible to anyone at the host computer. Screen blanking takes effect after login. 

To access this feature during a remote control session go to the Remote Control toolbar and click Options > Blank Screen.

Improvements and Fixes

  • The login and sign-up process is no longer available in the installer. Instead, login and sign-up are available in the LogMeIn host software itself.
  • New "Getting Started" information is available in the LogMeIn host software.
  • For Mac, we made fixes to resolve issues with sound output after closing remote control.
  • For Mac, if you switch off LogMeIn via the menu bar and restart your computer, LogMeIn will remain switched off after restart.
  • Various stability improvements and fixes for Mac and Windows 
LogMeIn Host version 4.1.2651, 4.1.2694
Terms and Conditions have been updated.
LogMeIn for Mac – Plugin version 1.00.935

Plugin Enhancements

Google Chrome support

You can now start Remote Control and File Manager sessions from Google Chrome browsers with the native browser plugin.

Retina display support

The user interface of the plugin is updated to support Macs with Retina display.

System requirement

The minimum system requirement is now OSX 10.5 on Intel-based Macs.
For Mac users with OSX 10.4 on PPC or Intel-based computers and OSX 10.5 on PPC computers, Remote Control is available with Plugin version 1.00.730.

Plugin Fixes

There were various performance-related fixes in this release.
LogMeIn Plugin version 1007

New Plugin Feature

Google Chrome support

Using Google Chrome as your browser, you can now start Remote Control sessions from a Windows client to a Windows host when the host software version is 2600 or above.

Plugin Enhancement

OpenSSL support

The OpenSSL 1.0.0j library has been added to the Plugin to further enhance security.

Plugin Fixes

Keyboard and mouse control during Remote Control

During Remote Control, the client was not able to take control of the keyboard and mouse by pressing CTRL and ALT simultaneously.

Transferring keyboard input

Keyboard input was not transferred from clients running 64-bit browsers. This issue only occurred with Plugin version 995.

Remote Control session timeout

When a Remote Control session timed out in full screen mode, an empty blue screen was displayed.

Remote cursor did not move

In some cases, the cursor on the host did not follow the mouse movement on the client.

Changing between Dashboard and Chat

The browser behaved unexpectedly when you connected to the Dashboard of a Pro computer and switched from Dashboard to Chat multiple times.

Remote Control toolbar suspended

In some cases, the Remote Control toolbar was suspended if the following occurred:
  • A Remote Control session was started in a new window
  • The Remote Control window was minimized and then maximized

Cancelling a Remote Control session

In some rare cases, the browser stopped responding when you clicked Cancel while starting a Remote Control session to a host.
 
LogMeIn Host version 4.1.2600 and Plugin version 972


New Host Features

Windows 8 and Internet Explorer 10 support

LogMeIn now supports Windows 8 and Internet Explorer 10. However, some LogMeIn host functionality might not work correctly if you change the default installation folder. These functionalities include the following: ALT-TAB key combination is not transferred, no notification is visible when a chat message is received, laser pointer and whiteboard features do not work on the Metro UI.

Note: Windows RT is not supported.

Host Enhancements

Anti-virus Management

LogMeIn extended the number of supported anti-virus software. For information about the level of support, see the LogMeIn Central User Guide or the LogMeIn Pro User Guide.

Redesigned host installer

The host installer has been redesigned to support Windows 8 installations.

Improved RSA support

LogMeIn now supports RSA agent version 7.1.

Keyboard and mouse control during Remote Control

During Remote Control, the client can take control of the keyboard and mouse by pressing CTRL and ALT simultaneously.

Host Fix

Improved multi-monitor handling

In some cases, when you rearranged your monitors in Windows during Remote Control, LogMeIn did not notice this change. As a result, one of your screens was not displayed correctly.

LogMeIn Host Interface Fix

Screen recording folder size

When the size of a screen recording reached the limit defined on the host interface, the recording was split into multiple files. As of this release, older files are deleted when the total size of your recordings reach the folder size limit. The folder size limit does not affect the current recording.

Plugin Fix

Printer reconnection issue

In some cases, the printer attached to the host reconnected after the browser window was maximized or restored during Remote Control.

 

LogMeIn for Mac – Host version 4.1.2324

1 New Features

1.1 Support for OSX 10.8 Mountain Lion

The LogMeIn host software now supports Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion).

2 Enhancements

2.1 Updated host installer

The LogMeIn host installer has been updated to be compatible with OSX 10.8 (Mountain Lion).

2.2 Silent host installation

To install the LogMeIn host software with a specific deploy ID from the command line, you can now use the following command:
sudo LogMeIn\ Installer 4.1.2324.app/Contents/MacOS/Lili -s

3 Fixes             

3.1 Remote Sound

When a Remote Control session disconnected, the sound driver did not switch from LogMeIn to the system driver. As a result, sound was not played on the host.

3.2 Unicode keyboard support

Unicode characters are supported during Remote Control.
LogMeIn Host version 4.1.2504

1 New Host Features

1.1 Anti-virus Management

This release prepares the host for use with the upcoming Anti-Virus Management feature, which will be available with a future release of LogMeIn Central.
LogMeIn will provide an anti-virus management solution that allows you to track whether your computers are protected against viruses.
Once the Anti-Virus Management feature is released in LogMeIn Central, further information will be available in the LogMeIn Central User Guide or the LogMeIn Pro User Guide.

2 Host Enhancements

2.1 OpenSSL support

The OpenSSL 1.0.0j library has been added to further enhance security.

3 Host Fixes

3.1 Windows Updates

When a host was set to reboot after installing Windows updates, but the updates did not require reboot, the Updates > Manage page on the LogMeIn website incorrectly showed that the host would restart automatically.

4 LogMeIn Host Interface Enhancement

4.1 User Interface modification

You can now download and install host updates by selecting a single option on the Toolkit. You can find the Download and install updates automatically option in the Preferences > Advanced > Software Updates section.

5 LogMeIn Host Interface Fixes

5.1 Localization

Typos have been corrected on the French user interface.

5.2 Check for Update button

On the About page, the Check for Updates button was disabled when the LogMeIn host was in Enabled but offline status. As of this release, you can check for the latest host updates when you have Internet access but your host cannot go online.

5.3 Connection and Event Details window

LogMeIn behaved unexpectedly when the Connection and Event Details window on the Options page was opened for the second time. This error only occurred on hosts running 32-bit operating systems.
 
LogMeIn Host version 4.1.2450 and Plugin version 928

New Host Features

Auto Restart for Patch Management

Note: This feature will be available for LogMeIn Central users with an upcoming LogMeIn Central release.
You can now choose to automatically restart hosts that require reboot after installing Windows updates by doing the following:
  1. In LogMeIn Central, go to Updates > Manage.
  2. Select a host and click Apply updates.
  3. Choose Restart computers if required to install the updates.
Hosts that will attempt to reboot automatically after installing updates are marked with an orange shield icon  on the Updates > Manage page.

Host Enhancements

Patch Management

Note: This feature will be available for LogMeIn Central users with an upcoming LogMeIn Central release.
The following improvements have been made to Patch Management:
  • The performance when installing Windows updates has been improved
  • The patch installation bar now continuously displays the progress of the installation
  • The progress bar now has three color-coded statuses:
    • Green displays installed patches
    • Blue displays patches that were not installed because they were irrelevant to the host
    • Red displays patches that failed to install

HD color quality

The following improvements have been made to Remote Control in HD color quality:
  • Remote Control is more seamless when HD color quality is selected
  • Default color quality for Remote Control is selected based on the performance of the host. HD quality is only selected by default if the host computer has the required CPU performance.

Suspending Remote Control

You can now suspend Remote Control during Desktop Sharing. To do so, click Pause in the Remote Control notification window (next to Disconnect).
The Remote Control session does not end when you suspend it, but the screen of your host is not updated on the invited user’s computer. Additionally, the invited user cannot interact with your host.
To start sharing your desktop again, click Share in the Remote Control notification window.
User-added image

Minimized Remote Control window

The client uses less resource when the browser with the Remote Control session is minimized on the system tray.

Screen recording

The file size of the screen recording during Remote Control sessions has been reduced.
For the best playback performance, you should install the latest host release to the computer where you view the screen recording.

Host Fixes

Host login screen size

In some cases, the host login screen was resized multiple times when you tried to remote control the host.

HD quality in Windows Aero

In some cases, during Remote Control in non-HD quality, the host responded slowly if Windows Aero was enabled.

Resolution change during Remote Control

In some cases, screen resolution was changed on the host when the Remote Control session started. This error only occurred if you changed the resolution on the host login screen before you started your Remote Control session.

Remote Control in JPEG color quality

In some cases, the Remote Control screen was displayed incorrectly in JPEG color quality.
LogMeIn for Mac – Host version 4.01.2229 and Plugin version 1.00.660

New Features

HD Remote Control

High-definition (HD) quality remote control is now also available for Mac. With HD remote control you can seamlessly watch videos and stream music from a host to your client.

HD color quality is a setting that you can change while controlling your host. For more information, see the LogMeIn Pro User Guide or the LogMeIn Free User Guide.

Remote Sound

Remote sound is now also available for Mac. On your client, you can listen to sound that is played on a host computer.

Automatic host updates

You can now install and update the host on a Mac without any user interaction. By default, updates are automatically installed to Mac hosts.

Block remote keyboard and mouse input

You can now block keystrokes and mouse movement on the remote host during Remote Control.
LogMeIn Host 4.1.2138 and ActiveX plugin release 724

Host Enhancements


Patch Management Host side

The following improvements have been made to Patch Management:
  • The performance of installing Windows updates has been improved
  • Update installation logs are now more detailed

Set default color quality

LogMeIn Central subscribers can deploy default color quality settings using Host Preference Packages. See LogMeIn Central documentation for details.


Host Fixes


Connection and Event Monitor window

The Connection and Event Monitor window closed when you pressed Enter and it was empty if you opened it again.

Incorrect IP Filter notification

In some cases, an incorrect notification was displayed when you used an IP Filter profile. The notification incorrectly said that it was not possible to apply the IP filter.

Updates were blocked by a pending restart

It was not possible to apply updates on a host if a previous update required the host to restart. This issue only occurred if you did not select any option for managing Windows updates.

Sound output was not muted

The sound output was not muted after LogMeIn was restarted or an update was installed. This issue only occurred on hosts running Windows 7 if the sound output was muted previously.

Patch Management

In cases, the host service behaved unexpectedly when the WSUS server was unavailable.

Localization improvements

Localization of the user interface has been improved.


Website Fixes


Patch Management – Website

The following issues have been fixed in this release:
  • It was not possible to run full reports during host updates
  • In some cases, update installation logs contained incorrect information

Renamed button on the LogMeIn host

The Apply button was renamed to Add/Remove on the Manage local group page of the Dashboard. You can find this page by going to Computer Management > User Manager > Groups User Management and clicking the name of a user group.
LogMeIn for Mac – Host version 4.0.1940 and Plugin version 586

New Features

Support for Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) and Safari 5.1

The LogMeIn host software now supports Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion).
The Remote Control plugin now supports Safari 5.1.

Silent host installation

You can install the LogMeIn host software with a specific deploy ID from the command line with the following command:
sudo installer -pkg LogMeIn\ Installer.pkg -target /

Enhancements

Remote Control debug

Remote control sessions log more detailed debug information. To enable debug-level logging, open the host user interface and go to Options > Preferences > Advanced > Event Logs.

LogMeIn Pro2 renamed

LogMeIn Pro² has been renamed to LogMeIn Pro.

Remote Control improvement

Remote control sessions in High and Compressed quality modes look smoother.

Default session timeout

Default session timeout has been modified from 20 to 60 minutes. To change this setting, open the host user interface and go to Options > Preferences > Advanced > Network.

Improved certificate handling

Files downloaded during automatic update are now signed with a new certificate that has 4096 bit encryption with SHA256 file verification.

Fixes

Permissions for host-side user's consent

Interactive remote control permissions did not work properly on Mac hosts. To set these permissions, open the host user interface and go to Options > Preferences > General> Host side user's consent. For information about the available permissions, see https://secure.logmein.com/welcome/webhelp/pro/LogMeIn/t_host_preferences_consent_userpresent.html

Proxy settings on the host user interface

In some cases, the host user interface closed after defining proxy settings.

LogMeIn tray icons

The LogMeIn icons have changed on the Dock.

Logging issue

Logging behaved unexpectedly if you switched off the LogMeIn host from the Dock. In this case, either the log file contained incorrect errors or logging stopped.

Computer name on the host user interface

On the host user interface, the DNS name of the computer was displayed instead of the computer name. You can set your computer name in Apple menu > System Preferences > Sharing.

Remote control with Firefox 5

It was not possible to read user-defined proxy settings in Firefox 5, therefore, remote control did not start. You can define Firefox proxy settings in Tools > Options > Advanced > Network tab > Connection.

Localization improvements

Localization of the Dashboard and the host user interface has been improved.

Special characters in computer name

The following issues occurred if you used special characters in computer names:
  • It was possible to type special characters, such as CRLF or Tab in to the host name field during host installation. This made it impossible to log in to the host.
  • Text between < and > characters in the computer name was not displayed in Compact mode.

Performance viewer

Performance viewer on the Dashboard was incorrectly scaled and the top of the diagram was cut if CPU usage went above 30%.

Switching off LogMeIn

The host user interface behaved unexpectedly if it was used to switch off LogMeIn.

Installation issues

The following issues occurred when you installed the LogMeIn host software:
  • The installer displayed an undefined error if the computer name contained more than 80 characters.
  • The installer accepted an empty computer name.

Silent host installation

The host installer did not display any notification if silent installation failed. This only occurred if you used an installer package that exceeded its deployment limit.

Remote printer issue

In some cases, remote control stopped after attaching and detaching remote printers.

Secondary monitor in portrait mode

LogMeIn behaved unexpectedly if you switched to the secondary monitor in portrait mode.

Fast network speed setting did not work

Setting network speed to Fast during remote control had no effect on screen refresh rate.
LogMeIn for Windows 4.1.1868
This release fixes performance and stability issues related to managing Windows and Microsoft updates on hosts running version 1848 of the LogMeIn software.


LogMeIn for Windows 4.1.1848

New Features

Windows update management

When used in conjunction with upcoming features, you will be able to manage Windows and Microsoft updates on hosts running this version of the LogMeIn software.  

Trial Center Widget

The Trial Centre Widget has replaced the host feature usage widget on the Dashboard.

Enhancements

LogMeIn Pro2 renamed

LogMeIn Pro2 has been renamed to LogMeIn Pro.

Remote Control debug

Remote Control sessions log more detailed debug information.

Printer driver installation

You can manually install a printer driver and set a printer port.

Storing the Guardian log file

LogMeIn Guardian saves the LogMeIn.log debug file to the Application Data folder in Windows.

2.5    Firefox 4 plugin installation

It is mandatory to install the latest Firefox plugin when connecting to a host using Firefox 4.

File Sharing and Desktop Sharing wizards

File Sharing and Desktop Sharing wizards remember the values selected for the last time.

Remote Control improvement

Remote Control sessions in High and Compressed quality modes look smoother.

Default session timeout

Default session timeout has been modified from 20 to 60 minutes.

Recommended Knowledge Base articles

The Debug log now contains recommended Knowledge Base articles related to specific issues.

Improved certificate handling

Files downloaded during automatic update are now signed with a new certificate that has 4096 bit encryption with SHA256 file verification.

Installing LogMeIn host

The LogMeIn host starts automatically by default after installation. You can change this behavior during the installation process.

Localization improvements

The localization of the LogMeIn Toolkit and error messages has been improved.

Fixes

Connecting drives in Windows safe mode

It was not possible to connect drives during remote control if you ran Windows in safe mode.

Registry Editor for Windows 7 hosts

On Windows 7 Pro hosts, the Registry Keys in Use tab was missing from Dashboard > Computer Management > Registry Editor.

Drag-and-drop with swapped mouse buttons

Drag-and-drop did not work if the primary and secondary mouse buttons were swapped. You can change this Windows setting in Start > Control Panel > Mouse.

Log directory

The Log registry key now uses its default value if it exists but empty.

Alert packages

The following errors occurred with alert packages:
  • Alert package parameters were truncated at 255 characters in the registry
  • In some cases, an email with empty message filed was sent if the alert package did not define a valid source. This error only occurred on Windows 7, Vista, and 2008 hosts.

Log in failure message

Log in failure message was displayed twice if the Save credentials option was selected and you entered incorrect login details.

Chat did not start

Chat did not start if you selected the Initiate Chat with user after login option during auto login.

Listing open files on the Dashboard

In some cases, it was not possible to list system files that are open in Dashboard > Performance Info > Open Files.

One2Many created an empty log file

An empty log file was created if you ran a One2Many plan and login failed due to incorrect credentials.

One2Many log used incorrect time zone

One2Many logs always displayed begin and end times of a plan in UTC format. As of this release, it displays time in local time.

Secondary monitor in portrait mode

LogMeIn behaved unexpectedly if you switched to the secondary monitor in portrait mode.

Toolkit did not start if not installed to default directory

The Toolkit did not start if you installed LogMeIn into a directory other than the default one.

Rotating the host screen

LogMeIn stopped responding if you rotated the host screen during remote control.

Ejecting eSata external hard drives

It was not possible to eject eSata external hard drives attached to a PC while LogMeIn was running.

Computer name was displayed incorrectly

The name of a host computer was not displayed if the computer’s description was only a space character.

Performance viewer did not refresh

Performance viewer did not refresh if you changed to wide screen format (hide Main Menu) in Detailed mode and then returned to normal mode. To switch to wide screen format, click the arrow to the right of the Main Menu.

Software inventory

In some cases, software inventory entries did not contain the latest updates.

Silent installation

In some cases, error messages were displayed during silent installation of the LogMeIn host.

Microsoft Security update dates

The date of Microsoft Security updates was incorrect in the software inventory.

System tray icon

In some cases, the LogMeIn icon did not appear on the system tray after your restarted the host from the LogMeIn website.
LogMeIn for Mac - Remote Control plugin update for Firefox 4

Release Notes for Firefox 4 Plugin for Mac Host


These enhancements and fixes are all related to the Firefox 4 browser unless otherwise stated.

Enhancement

Localization improvements

File Manager column names are now localized.

Fixes

Remote Control issues in Firefox 4

The following errors occurred if you started a remote control session in Firefox 4:

  • LogMeIn behaved unexpectedly if you started a remote control session and clicked Cancel while the connection was established.
  • The layout of remote control sessions was incorrect.
  • In some cases, LogMeIn behaved unexpectedly if you closed a remote control session and manually confirmed closing the connection.
  • The browser flickered when you re-sized the remote control window.
  • The browser behaved unexpectedly if the host lost network connection or the LogMeIn service was disabled during remote control. This error only occurred if there were pending actions on the client, such as attaching printers, before the host disconnected.
  • The user interface was misaligned if you started a remote control and a File Manager session, and switched from one session to the other.
  • The login notification remained open if you switched user on the host during remote control.
  • The browser was closed if the following occurred:
  1. You started a remote control session.
  2. You dismissed the login notification or logged in with a different user.
  3. Started typing your password.
  • The remote control session was not refreshed on the client if the host user moved the mouse on the secondary screen.
  • In some cases, Firefox closed or its performance was decreased if an HTML file with one of the following parameters was opened on the host during remote control or from the File Manager:
o    Machine
o    Brand
o    Lang
o    COPYRIGHT
o    ProductName
o    Autopan
 
  • LogMeIn behaved unexpectedly during a remote control session if you clicked X to close the timeout notification dialog.
  • The remote control window was closed but the session did not end if you stopped it by clicking the red X in the top-left corner of the screen.
  • The browser closed unexpectedly if you started a remote control session and did one of the following:
o    You opened a new tab by pressing Command+T.
o    You switched from the remote control session tab to another tab by pressing Command+Alt+left or right arrow.
o    You refreshed a remote control session by pressing Command+R.
o    You closed the remote control session in full screen mode by pressing Command+Q.
  • The windows of a remote control session and the File Manager were partly mashed if you started the File Manager in a new tab while remote controlling a host.
  • In some cases, if you started a remote control session on a new tab, the connection dialog did not appear. It was only displayed after you resized the window.

File Manager issues in Firefox 4

The following errors occurred if you started a File Manager session in Firefox 4:
  • The layout of the File Manager window was incorrect.
  • The browser flickered when you re-sized the File Manager window.
  • The connection dialog disappeared if you clicked on the host menu on the left and was displayed again if you clicked the File Manager window. This error only occurred if the Automatically close this dialog option was not selected in the connection dialog.
  • The layout and position of the file transfer dialog changed if you clicked the host menu on the left.
  • The remote control window remained on top after minimizing the browser.
  • The mouse flickered if you moved it over the file transfer progress bar.
  • Column names in the File Manager had different font size.
  • The performance of the File Manager was reduced when the browser was in the background.
  • The File Manager closed if you created a folder and pressed Enter quickly several times.
  • If you copied multiple files, the file transfer dialog was closed and then opened again after each file was transferred.
  • If two instances of the File Manager was open, the second instance disappeared if the following were true:
  1. You minimized the first instance of the File Manager window.
  2. You minimized the second instance of the File Manager window.
  3. You restored the second instance of the File Manager window.
  • The browser closed unexpectedly if you closed your browser while you copied a large file.
  • In some cases, the File Manager stopped responding if you cancelled or restarted copying large files.
  • The File Manager stopped responding if it was run in a separate window and you refreshed a folder on your local drive several times.
  • The File Manager window was still displayed, but incorrectly, after the session timed out.
  • It was not possible to create a folder if you manually deleted the current path in the File Manager.

Remote printing issues in Firefox 4

The following errors occurred with remote printing:
  • The remote control session stopped responding when you attached multiple printers and then detached all of them.
  • Remote printing-related errors were not logged.
  • In some cases, it was not possible to connect printers.
  • In some cases, the printer could not handle paper size or resolution.
  • You had to click twice on the printer icon to display the drop-down list with the available printers. This error only occurred if during remote control you switched to full screen mode and then back to normal mode.

Mac systray and dock were automatically hidden

The Mac systray and dock were automatically hidden when you switched from full screen remote control to normal screen mode.

Loading the Dashboard on PowerPCs

The browser closed on PowerPCs while the Dashboard was loading after authentication.

Keyboard issue with PowerPC hosts

The browser closed unexpectedly if you used the keyboard while remote controlling a PowerPC host.

Closing Desktop Sharing

The browser closed unexpectedly if Desktop Sharing was ended by pressing the Command+Q key combination.

Browser closed if left unattended

In some cases, Firefox 4 closed unexpectedly if you left it unattended for a longer period of time.

Changing language

In some cases, the browser closed unexpectedly if you changed the language of LogMeIn in Preferences > General > Appearance.

Connection timeout

The following errors occurred when the File Manager session timed out:
  • In some cases, the timeout message was displayed incorrectly.
  • Safari 5 browsers stopped responding after the File Manager timed out with an open sheet.
LogMeIn for Windows 4.1.1586

Enhancements

Remote control updated for Windows 7 SP1 and 2008 R2 SP1

During remote control, you can now log off of a Windows account and log back in without losing the remote connection. This enhancement impacts hosts running Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and Windows 2008 R2 Service Pack 1.
LogMeIn for Mac version 4.0.1440

New Features

Mac Host

Host is locked after remote control

The host will automatically lock when the remote control session ends.

Mac Plugin component included in installation package

The LogMeIn host installer now automatically installs the plugin component.

Mac Plugin

Native Performance Viewer and Watchdog plugins added

Java is no longer needed when opening the Host page. This increases performance when loading pages.

Enhancements

Mac Host

LogMeIn host installer

The following improvements have been made to the LogMeIn host installer:
  • When you install the LogMeIn host for Mac, users must fill in mandatory fields in every page of the installation dialog to proceed to the next page.
  • The pages for entering/choosing an email address, password, and subscription type are now merged.

Enhanced automatic update

Zip file support and binary patch update added to the automatic updater. This results in faster and more network-efficient downloading of updates.

OpenSSL support

The latest OpenSSL library has been added to further enhance security.

Support for international keyboards

Complete support for national keyboards when using Ignition for iPhone or iPad to access a host that runs on Leopard and Snow Leopard. (Tiger is not supported.)

Fixes

Mac Plugin

Remote Printing

In some cases, code samples could not be printed remotely. Either nothing or empty pages were printed.

Handling of full screen during remote control

In some cases during remote control, LogMeIn stopped responding when you switched off LogMeIn on the host or exited remote control. This only occurred when controlling a host in full screen mode. As of this release, remote control can always be stopped in full screen mode.

Improved plugin localization

The Plugin uninstaller is now fully localized.

Mac Host

Desktop Sharing

Using the Whiteboard during Desktop Sharing

The guest was able to use the Whiteboard during Desktop Sharing even if he was not allowed to do so. To allow a guest to use your screen as whiteboard, select The guest can use my screen as a whiteboard when the session is established.

Desktop sharing invitations

When opening an active desktop sharing invitation on the LogMeIn host interface, it lost focus after Disable or Activate was clicked.

Desktop Sharing links

The number of times a Desktop Sharing link was answered was incorrectly displayed on the Desktop Sharing Details page. This error only occurred if the link was answered more than once.

File Manager

Starting the File Manager

In some cases, the File Manager behaved unexpectedly when the browser loaded the page.

Cancelling actions in the File Manager

In some cases, it was not possible to cancel an action in the File Manager because the Cancel button was disabled.

Deleting a local directory

In some cases, the File Manager behaved unexpectedly when you deleted a directory on your local computer.

Synchronizing folders

The following errors occurred during synchronization:
• In some cases during synchronization, large files were overwritten without notifying the user. This only occurred if you synchronized folders on a Mac and a PC.
• If synchronization transferred large files from a Windows to a Mac host, then files sometimes became corrupted.
• In some cases, cancelling synchronization or navigating to another page, for example to Preferences, caused the File Manager to behave unexpectedly.

Session timeout

In some cases, the File Manager stopped responding when the session timed out.

Changing directory

In some cases, the File Manager behaved unexpectedly if you changed to the parent directory on the local computer and refreshed the File Manager pane several times.

Restoring browser window during copying

The browser window was not restored to its original size during copying files. This only occurred if you minimized the browser window and tried to restore it by clicking the application icon in the dock. The browser was restored when you opened it from Applications.

Memory-management issue with synchronization

A memory-management issue occurred after cancelling synchronization.

Mac host locked after screensaver is activated

A Mac host was locked and not accessible after the screensaver was activated on the host. This only occurred if the Mac host required a password to close the screensaver.

Exceeded idle time redirected the user from the File Manager

You were redirected to the home page of the web interface if you performed any action in the File Manager and left the confirmation dialog open for longer than the allowed idle time.

Duplicated parent directory links

If a directory name on a Mac host contained an ! or # character, two parent directory links were displayed in the File Manager.

Improved error messages

File Manager error messages have been improved when trying to enter a restricted directory on your local computer.

Recycle Bin

Recycle Bin was renamed to Trash in the File Manager on Mac hosts.

Visited directories were not shown

The history of visited directories did not appear in the File Manager’s drive selector window.

File Manager confirmation dialog behaved unexpectedly

In some cases, the File Manager stopped responding:
• When a confirmation dialog opened
• When you navigated to another page using the browser’s Back button

Mac Host User Interface

Displaying language settings

The language of the host user interface was set to English instead of English UK when you installed a Mac host with British English language settings.

Power button was disabled on host user interface

It was not possible to turn on LogMeIn with the power button on the host user interface after tuning it off. It was still possible to turn it on with the Turn on button on the Welcome page.

File Sharing links disappeared

In some cases, links disappeared from the Shared files list. This error only occurred if the following were true:
• The shared file was deleted or moved
• You clicked the link
The link was displayed after restarting the host.

Closing the Host User Interface after network connection was lost

It was not possible to close the Host User Interface if network connection was lost during a remote control session.

Personal password could contain non-Latin characters

It was possible to enter non-Latin characters as personal password.

Uptime was not displayed correctly

The uptime of the host was not displayed correctly on the Host User Interface’s Overview page.

IP address filtering rule issues

The following errors occurred when defining IP address filtering rules:
• The type of the rule was displayed incorrectly on the Host User Interface. This only occurred if you set the IP address filtering rule on the web interface.
• The subnet for IP address filtering rules was not displayed on the Host User Interface.
• Deleting the asterisk (*) from the subnet field prevented users from retyping an address.

Changing subscription type

When you changed the subscription type on the LogMeIn host interface, the subscription type on the About page and the actual features related to the new subscription type were not updated at the same time.

Displaying the time allowed for user’s consent

The Time to wait for user's consent field in Preferences > General Settings displayed time in D:HH:MM:SS format. As of this release, it displays time is seconds only.

Proxy settings were not updated

Proxy settings were not updated when you clicked Get proxy settings on the LogMeIn host interface. This only occurred if the following were true:
• Proxy settings were defined on the LogMeIn host interface
• Proxy settings were disabled in the host system

Editing request messages

When you edited a request message, pressing Enter highlighted the message. As of this release, pressing Enter functions as carriage return.

Unicode characters in the Event Monitor

In some cases, the Event Monitor was not able to display Unicode characters.

Status of automatic updates was incorrect

The status of automatic updates was not refreshed on the About page of the LogMeIn host interface when you changed the update settings in Options > Preferences > Advanced > Software Updates. As of this release, the status of automatic updates appear correctly on the About page after restarting the LogMeIn host interface.

Event log path was not saved

The event log path was not saved when you typed it manually on the LogMeIn host interface.
You can find this setting in Options > Preferences > Advanced > Event logs.

Restarting LogMeIn

In some cases, you had to restart your computer to restart LogMeIn. This error occurred because turning LogMeIn off did not always stop all background processes.

Installer and Updates

LogMeIn host installer

The following have been changed in the LogMeIn host installer:
• Localization has been improved
• It was not possible to install the host if you selected Italian, Dutch, Russian, or Japanese language

Updating your Mac host

The following errors occurred when you updated your Mac host:
• When you updated a Mac host with British English or Korean language settings, the updater did not display labels correctly. As of this release, the Mac host updater is fully localized for English-UK and Korean.
• Notifications appeared in separate windows instead of on the same sheet.
• The log file included file size mismatch error.

Automatic update installation

Updates were not installed automatically if you selected the Install downloaded updates when LogMeIn is idle in Options > Preferences > Advanced > Software Updates. As of this release, this option is not available.

Automatic update did not restart the LogMeIn host interface

The LogMeIn host interface did not close after selecting manual update. As of this release, manual update closes the LogMeIn host interface and then opens it again after installation.

Version information

The client and host installer applications did not contain the same version information.

Uninstalling the host

Mac hosts were not removed from the web interface after uninstalling the host.

Localization

Localization improvements in the host application

The following improvements have been made to localized content:
• The localized text of reboot options mentioned Windows when you wanted to hard reboot a Mac host. You can find the reboot options in Preferences > Advanced Settings > Reboot Options.
• The system tray options on a Mac client contained extra characters when set to English-UK.

Log File

Attack blocker variables in the log file

The LogMeIn log file used the DoSFilter variable for both authentication attack blocker and Denial of Service attack blocker settings. As of this release, authentication attack blocker settings are marked with the LogonFilter variable.

Logging proxy settings

Automatically detected proxy settings were not encrypted in the log file.

Remote Control

Support for full screen applications on Mac

In some cases, full screen applications, such as Keynote presentations, did not appear correctly during remote control.

Remote controlling multiple monitors

Remote control did not work correctly on multi-monitor systems if mirroring was turned on.

Chat dialog

The following errors occurred with the chat window on a Mac host:
• It was not in focus on opening it
• It did not resize when you maximized your browser to full screen.

Printer’s progress bar

In some cases the printer’s progress bar remained on the screen after printing finished.

Mouse cursor flickered

The mouse cursor flickered during remote control in Safari when you moved an item on the desktop.

Login screen message for Mac hosts

The message on the login screen was incorrect when you connected to a Mac host. It prompted users to enter their Windows credentials.

Browser closed when connecting to a locked host

In some cases, the browser on the client was closed when you connected to a locked host.

Connected printers

Printers were listed available on Mac hosts after you disconnected them during remote control.

Displaying computer name during remote control

The first character of the computer name was not displayed if you remote controlled a host in normal screen mode. As of this release, computer name is only displayed if you remote control a host in full screen mode.

Screen resolution

In some cases, remote control stopped responding if screen resolution was changed on a Mac host.

Custom user consent message

In some instances, Safari stopped responding if you rejected a custom user consent message.

Remote controlling a RemotelyAnywhere host

The mouse only moved by pressing and holding the right button when you remote controlled a RemotelyAnywhere host from a Mac client.

Manually connecting printers

The browser stopped responding if you connected a printer manually on a Mac host. This only occurred if there was more than one printer connected to the host.

Changing screen size during remote control

In some cases, switching to full screen mode during remote controlling a host stopped the browser from responding. This only occurred if you first selected the custom zoom option from Options > View.

Medium color quality settings

The browser behaved unexpectedly when you exited from remote controlling a host that had medium color quality settings.

Using the magnifier during remote control

In some cases, the host application was closed if the following were true:
• The magnifier was used during remote controlling a host.
• The remote control session was ended.
• The remote control session was started again.

Cancelling remote control or File Manager in Safari

In some cases, Safari behaved unexpectedly when you cancelled starting a remote control or File Manager session.

Printer connection dialog

In some cases, the printer connection dialog was displayed even if you selected the Don’t display this message again option when connecting a printer.

Connection Alert dialogs appeared incorrectly

The Connection Alert and Connection Alert History dialogs opened on top of each other if you connected more than one printer during remote controlling a host.

Security, Access, and User Rights

Computer Access Code’s length

There was no minimum requirement for the length of the Computer Access Code when you modified that on the host.

Personal passwords

The following errors occurred when using personal passwords:
• An error was displayed when you logged in to a PC host with a personal password
• Personal passwords were not encrypted in log files
• In some cases, the personal password was disregarded when connecting to a host that required a Computer Access Code

Full control was not provided for non-administrator users

Full control was not provided to non-administrator users. You had to provide full access right to users by modifying their rights in Options > Preferences > User Access Control > Show details.

LogMeIn preferences

LogMeIn preferences were accessible to non-admin users from the OS X menu.

System Tray

Switching off LogMeIn was not confirmed

When you switched off LogMeIn from the system tray of a Mac host, no confirmation was displayed.

System tray icon did not appear when another user logged in

When a user logged of a computer and another user with different user rights logged in, the LogMeIn icon did not appear on the system tray. This error only occurred on the Mac mini.

Duplicated update notifications

Notifications were duplicated on the system tray when the host was updated.

Web Interface

Renamed options

The following text changes were made for Mac hosts in the Preferences section on the web interface:
• General Settings was renamed to General
• Security Settings was renamed to Security
• Advanced Settings was renamed to Advanced
• In Security Settings > User Access Control > Show details, the Allow login information to be saved option was renamed to Allow login credentials to be saved.

Newly installed Mac hosts

In some cases, Mac hosts were not displayed as Online on the web interface after installation.

Refreshing File Manager in Safari 5

In some cases during a File Manager session, Safari 5 stopped responding after clicking the File Manager or Dashboard links multiple times.

Wake On LAN

It was not possible to wake Mac hosts in sleep mode with Wake On LAN.

LogMeIn for Windows 4.1.1578

Enhancements

Installer
The localization of the host installer has been improved.

Fixes

Proxy settings
In some cases, proxy settings were not taken into account when connecting to a host.

Screen blanking

It was not possible to blank the screen during remote control on some 64-bit hosts.