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January 2012



Game Patches

31 January 2012


  • King Arthur 2 - Update via Steam
  • Men of War: Assault Squad - Update via Steam
  • SOL: Exodus - Update via Steam
  • TAGAP 2 - 1.5 Patch


  • Game Patches

    28 January 2012


  • Left 4 Dead 2 - Update via Steam
  • Oil Rush - Update via Steam
  • RaceOn - Update via Steam
  • SOL: Exodus - Update via Steam
  • Strategic Command World War I: The Great War 1914-1918 - 1.04 Patch
  • Stronghold 3 - Update via Steam


  • Game Patches

    27 January 2012


  • Assassin's Creed Revelations - 1.02 Patch
  • Dota 2 - Update via Steam
  • Magicka - Update via Steam
  • Men of War: Assault Squad - Update via Steam
  • SOL: Exodus - Update via Steam
  • Team Fortress 2 / Day of Defeat: Source / HL2 Deathmatch - Update via Steam
  • Unstoppable Gorg - Update via Steam


  • AMD Catalyst 12.2 Preview

    26 January 2012


    AMD has released the Catalyst 12.2 Preview graphics driver for the HD 2000 - 6000 series on Windows 7 and Vista. This driver contains Eyefinity 2.1 technology enhancements including additional resolution support, Dynamic Configuration Changes, HydraVision enhancements and Profile Manager improvements. It also contains bug fixes.



    AMD Catalyst 12.1

    26 January 2012


    AMD has released the official Catalyst 12.1 graphics driver for the HD 2000 - 6000 series. The changes in this WHQL certified driver include HD3D enhancements, AMD Vision Engine Control Center enhancements, especially the introduction of application profiles, as well as a range of bug fixes.



    CCleaner 3.15.1643

    26 January 2012


    A new Version 3.15.1643 of the free CCleaner system cleaning utility has been released. This update adds the option to only clean Recycle Bin files deleted more than 24 hours ago, adds support for new applications including Camtasia Studio 7.0, ConvertXToDVD, Audio Converter and Video Converter, improves cleaning for several other applications and contains general improvements and bug fixes.



    Game Patches

    26 January 2012


  • Command Ops: Battles from the Bulge - 4.3.249 Patch


  • Game Patches

    25 January 2012


  • War Inc. Battlezone - Update via Steam


  • Opera 11.61

    24 January 2012


    The Opera browser has been updated to Version 11.61. This version has security and stability enhancements.



    Game Patches

    24 January 2012


  • Sword of the Stars II - Update via Steam


  • Chrome 16.0.912.77

    24 January 2012


    Google has released Version 16.0.912.77 of the Chrome browser. This version contains security and bug fixes.



    Skyrim 1.4 Beta Patch

    24 January 2012


    Bethesda has released a Beta 1.4 Patch for Skyrim. I don't usually post beta patches in the news, but given Skyrim's popularity, and reports of very large FPS increases, some of you may wish to try this patch. It appears that Bethesda took notice of Arisu/Alexander Blade's TESVAL/SkyBoost mods and has incorporated significant compiler optimizations into the game which surpass those two mods. If you don't want to try the beta, the final version of the 1.4 patch should be out soon.



    AMD Catalyst 8.921.2 RC11

    23 January 2012


    AMD has released the Catalyst 8.921.2 RC11 graphics driver for the HD 7900 series on Windows 7. This driver provides support for Super Sample Anti-Aliasing and Adaptive Anti-Aliasing through the Catalyst Control Center in DX10 and DX11 games, along with performance improvements and bug fixes.



    GPU-Z 0.5.8

    22 January 2012


    GPU-Z, a free graphics card information utility, has reached Version 0.5.8. Changes include a new test which puts sufficient load on the GPU to ensure that Bus information is accurate, and a display of ASIC quality for Nvidia GeForce 400/500 and AMD HD 7800/7900 GPUs. The utility also has improvements for the HD 7970, provides support for new chipsets, and contains bug fixes.



    Game Patches

    21 January 2012


  • Driver San Francisco - 1.04 Patch
  • Flatout 3: Chaos & Destruction - Update via Steam
  • Left 4 Dead 2 - Update via Steam
  • Sword of the Stars II - Update via Steam


  • iTunes 10.5.3

    20 January 2012


    Apple has released a new Version 10.5.3 of the iTunes software. This update adds support for the new iBooks 2 and iTunes U, and allows syncing of interactive iBooks to an iPad.



    Game Patches

    20 January 2012


  • Take on Helicopters - Update via Steam


  • Game Patches

    19 January 2012


  • Choplifter HD - Update via Steam
  • Saints Row The Third - Update via Steam


  • Real Temp 3.70

    18 January 2012


    Real Temp, a free system temperature monitoring utility, has reached Version 3.70. The changes include support for the latest CPUs, a single tray icon with maximum core temp, and an updated i7 Turbo GT multiplier monitoring tool.



    Game Patches

    18 January 2012


  • Memoir '44 Online - Update via Steam
  • Sword of the Stars II - Update via Steam
  • Team Fortress 2 - Update via Steam
  • Terraria - Update via Steam
  • X3: Albion Prelude - Update via Steam
  • X3: Terran Conflict - Update via Steam


  • Game Patches

    17 January 2012


  • Costume Quest - Update via Steam
  • Left 4 Dead 2 - Update via Steam


  • WinRAR 4.10

    17 January 2012


    The archival utility WinRAR has been updated to Version 4.10. This update removes ZIP archive size limits, adds a range of improvements including new password/encryption options and new command line switches, and contains bug fixes.



    Autoruns 11.21

    14 January 2012


    Microsoft has released Autoruns 11.21, updating this free startup software identification utility. This version fixes several bugs.



    Process Explorer 15.12

    14 January 2012


    Microsoft has released Version 15.12 of the free Process Explorer utility, which is a more detailed version of Task Manager. This version makes the search dialog asynchronous and reports the types of found items. It also fixes several bugs.



    Game Patches

    14 January 2012


  • Left 4 Dead 2 - Update via Steam
  • Magicka - Update via Steam
  • Might & Magic Heroes VI - 1.2.1 Patch


  • Game Patches

    13 January 2012


  • ARES: Extinction Agenda - Update via Steam
  • Empires in Arms - 1.08.07 Patch


  • Game Patches

    12 January 2012


  • PoxNora Wild Alliance Legends - Update via Steam
  • Team Fortress 2 / Day of Defeat: Source / HL2 Deathmatch - Update via Steam
  • Trine 2 - Update via Steam
  • War Inc. Battlezone - Update via Steam


  • AMD Bulldozer Windows Updates

    12 January 2012


    Microsoft has released an Update to improve the performance of AMD Bulldozer CPUs on Windows 7, available through Windows Update. It may require the installation of an earlier Hotfix in order to work properly.



    WinZip 16

    12 January 2012


    The archival utility WinZip has been upgraded to Version 16 Build 9715.



    Game Patches

    11 January 2012


  • Left 4 Dead 2 - Update via Steam
  • Left 4 Dead 2 - Update via Steam
  • Nation Red - Update via Steam
  • Red Orchestra 2 - Update via Steam


  • AMD Catalyst for HD 7900

    11 January 2012


    AMD has released a Catalyst Driver specifically for the HD 7900 series on Windows 7 64-bit.



    Microsoft Security Updates

    11 January 2012


    Microsoft has released its monthly set of Windows security updates which you can get through Windows Update.



    Adobe Reader 10.1.2

    11 January 2012


    Adobe has released Version 10.1.2 of the Adobe Reader software for viewing PDF documents, now known as Adobe Reader X. This update contains compatibility, security, stability and bug fixes.



    Game Patches

    10 January 2012


  • Cities in Motion - 1.0.22 Patch
  • Operation Flashpoint: Red River - 1.2 Patch
  • Sword of the Stars II: Lords of Winter Update - Update via Steam


  • Game Patches

    8 January 2012


  • Xotic - Update via Steam


  • Foxit Reader 5.1.4

    7 January 2012


    The free Foxit PDF Reader has been updated to Version 5.1.4.0104. This update contains a bug fix.



    Chrome 16.0.912.75

    7 January 2012


    Google has released Version 16.0.912.75 of the Chrome browser. This version contains security and bug fixes.



    Game Patches

    7 January 2012


  • Dino D-Day - Update via Steam
  • Stronghold 3 - Update via Steam


  • AMD Catalyst 12.1a Preview

    6 January 2012


    AMD has released the Catalyst 12.1a Preview graphics driver for the HD 5000 and 6000 series on Windows 7, Vista and XP. This driver improves performance and resolves issues for an upcoming update of Rage.



    Game Patches

    6 January 2012


  • World of Tanks - 0.7.1 Patch


  • TweakGuides Tweaking Companion

    5 January 2012


    The TweakGuides Tweaking Companion for Windows 7 has been updated to Version 1.3. There are no significant changes; this is primarily a maintenance release to update all the hyperlinks throughout the book. All three versions of the TGTC for Windows 7 have been updated at the same time, and the change list is at the bottom of the TGTC download page.



    Game Patches

    5 January 2012


  • Dungeons of Dredmor - Update via Steam
  • Steam Client - Update via Steam
  • Team Fortress 2 - Update via Steam


  • Game Patches

    4 January 2012


  • Edge - Update via Steam
  • Flatout 3: Chaos & Destruction - Update via Steam


  • Game Patches

    3 January 2012


  • Airline Tycoon 2 - Update via Steam
  • Soul of the Ultimate Nation - 1.103 Patch
  • Space Pirates and Zombies - Update via Steam


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