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May 2015



AMD Catalyst 15.5 Beta

29 May 2015


AMD has released the Catalyst 15.5 Beta graphics driver for the HD 5000 series and above on Windows 7 and 8.1. This beta provides performance improvements in The Witcher 3 and Project Cars, as well as a CrossFire profile update for The Witcher 3.



GPU-Z 0.8.3

28 May 2015


GPU-Z, a free graphics card information utility, has reached Version 0.8.3. Changes include support for new chipsets, support for HBM memory, improved OpenCL detection, as well as bug fixes.



Autoruns 13.4

27 May 2015


Microsoft has released Autoruns 13.4, updating this free startup software identification utility. This version adds reporting of Office addins, adds several additional autostart locations, and no longer hides hosting executables like cmd.exe when Windows and Microsoft filters are in effect.



Process Monitor 3.2

27 May 2015


Microsoft has updated the free Process Monitor system monitoring utility to Version 3.2. This version adds an option to show all file system values in hexadecimal, adds additional error code and file system control strings, and fixes a Windows 10 boot capture bug.



CCleaner 5.06

27 May 2015


A new Version 5.06.5219 of the free CCleaner system cleaning utility has been released. Changes include adding support for IE12, improved Firefox and Chrome cleaning, improved system restore detection, as well as minor improvements and bug fixes.



Chrome 43.0

26 May 2015


Google has released Version 43.0.2357.81 of the Chrome browser. This version provides bug fixes.



Nvidia GeForce 353.00 Beta Hotfix

23 May 2015


Nvidia has released the 353.00 Beta Hotfix graphics driver. This driver is for GeForce Notebooks under Windows Vista, 7 and 8. It fixes a regression that prevented GPU overclocking on some GeForce Notebooks.



Realtek HD Audio 2.78

23 May 2015


Realtek has released Version 2.78 of its HD Audio drivers.



Skype 7.5

22 May 2015


A new Version 7.5.0.101 of the communications utility Skype has been released. A changelog is not available.



Opera 29.0

21 May 2015


The Opera browser has been updated to Version 29.0.1795.60. This version updates Chromium.



Chrome 43.0

20 May 2015


Google has released Version 43.0.2357.65 of the Chrome browser. This version adds Web MIDI support, along with security and bug fixes.



Windows Updates

20 May 2015


Microsoft has released several non-critical updates for Windows 7 and 8/8.1 on Windows Update. There are too many to describe individually here, but they are listed in this Microsoft Article.



Nvidia GeForce 352.86 WHQL

18 May 2015


Nvidia has released the 352.86 WHQL certified graphics driver. This driver is for GeForce 400 and higher graphics cards under Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8. This is the recommended driver for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. It also provides new SLI and 3D Vision profiles. The driver package updates PhysX to version 9.15.0428 and GeForce Experience to version 2.4.3.



Nvidia GeForce 352.84 WHQL

17 May 2015


Nvidia has released the 352.84 WHQL certified graphics driver. This driver is for GeForce 600 and higher graphics cards under Windows 10 only. This is the first WHQL certified driver for the pre-release version of Windows 10.



Firefox 38.0.1

15 May 2015


Mozilla has released Version 38.0.1 of the Firefox browser. This update contains several bug fixes.



Microsoft Security Essentials 4.8

14 May 2015


Microsoft has released a new Version 4.8.0204.0 of its free Microsoft Security Essentials anti-malware package for Windows Vista and 7.



Chrome 42.0

13 May 2015


Google has released Version 42.0.2311.152 of the Chrome browser. This version updates the Flash Player.



Firefox 38.0

13 May 2015


Mozilla has released Version 38.0 of the Firefox browser. The most significant changes include a new tab-based Options screen, improved page load times, the ability to play encrypted HTML5 and DRM-protected content, and various security fixes.



Microsoft Security Updates

13 May 2015


Microsoft has released its monthly set of Windows security updates which you can download individually from here or via Windows Update.



Flash Player 17.0

13 May 2015


Adobe has released Version 17.0.0.188 of the Flash Player plugin for browsers. If you prefer to download the full offline installer, direct links are provided for the Internet Explorer and the Other Browsers versions. Use Windows Update to update the built-in Flash Player in IE11 under Windows 8.



Realtek HD Audio 2.77

13 May 2015


Realtek has released Version 2.77 of its HD Audio drivers.



AMD Catalyst 15.4.1 Beta

10 May 2015


AMD has released the Catalyst 15.4.1 Beta graphics driver for the HD 5000 series and above on Windows 7 and 8.1. This beta enables optimizations and fixes for some AMD FreeSync capable products and displays.



Intel Chipset Device Software 10.0

8 May 2015


Intel has released Version 10.0.27 of the Chipset Device Software, the main driver for Intel chipset-based motherboards.



Windows Updates

7 May 2015


Microsoft has released a non-critical Update for Windows 7 and 8.1 which enables the Diagnostics Tracking Service. This tracking service collects data about functional issues in Windows.



Start8 1.55

6 May 2015


Stardock has released Version 1.55 of the Start8 Start Menu replacement utility for Windows 8. This version provides two Enterprise Server-related fixes.



Windows Updates

6 May 2015


Microsoft has released a non-critical Update for Windows 8/8.1 which fixes screen flickering/blanking when dragging tiles on the Start Screen.



Office 2016 Public Preview

5 May 2015


Microsoft has released a Public Preview of the Office 2016 productivity suite. The free Preview will remain functional until the final version of Office 2016 is released sometime later this year.



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