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October 2011



Site Update

31 October 2011


Just a quick update for those who've been emailing me about this: I've completed the BF3 Tweak Guide, and it should hopefully be up on GeForce.com soon.



Game Patches

29 October 2011


  • Diablo 2 - 1.13d Patch
  • Dino D-Day - Update via Steam
  • Disciples III: Resurrection - Update via Steam
  • Dungeon Defenders - Update via Steam
  • Men of War: Vietnam - Patch 2
  • Sequence - Update via Steam
  • Sword of the Stars II: Lords of Winter - Update via Steam
  • Team Fortress 2 - Update via Steam


  • Game Patches

    28 October 2011


  • Dota 2 - Update via Steam
  • Hannibal: Rome and Carthage in the Second Punic War - 1.04 Patch
  • Nuclear Dawn - Update via Steam
  • Memoir '44 Online - Update via Steam
  • Steel Storm - Update via Steam
  • Team Fortress 2 - Update via Steam
  • The Haunted: Hells Reach - Update via Steam


  • QuickTime 7.7.1

    27 October 2011


    Apple has released a new Version 7.7.1 of the QuickTime media player. This version has security fixes.



    Foxit Reader 5.1.0

    27 October 2011


    The free Foxit PDF Reader has been updated to Version 5.1.0.1021. This version contains new features including social network integration, Read Out Loud, a cleaner interface, enhanced text rendering, and improved startup time. It also contains other improvements and bug fixes.



    Windows Updates

    27 October 2011


    Microsoft has released several updates for Windows XP, Vista and 7. These can be viewed here and should also be available via Windows Update.



    Winamp 5.622

    27 October 2011


    The free Winamp media player has been updated to Version 5.622. This update has a range of bug fixes as well as updated codecs.



    Game Patches

    27 October 2011


  • Counter-Strike: Source - Update via Steam
  • Football Manager 2012 - Update via Steam
  • Orcs Must Die - Update via Steam
  • Puzzler World 2 - Update via Steam
  • War Inc. Battlezone - Update via Steam


  • Microsoft Office 2007 SP3

    26 October 2011


    Microsoft has released Service Pack 3 (SP3) for the Office 2007 suite. This Service Pack is also available via Windows Update.



    Battlefield 3

    26 October 2011


    Battlefield 3 has finally been released, and for those still waiting for the game to unlock in their part of the world, or are deciding whether the game is worth a purchase, I've prepared two HD gameplay videos at maximum settings. The first is a BF3 Singleplayer Video, showing off an initial portion of the Campaign. The second provides multiplayer gameplay and will be added shortly. I'm currently writing a BF3 Tweak Guide to be released on GeForce.com in the next couple of weeks.


    Update: The second BF3 Multiplayer Video is now live, demonstrating basic online gameplay from the Noshahr Canals map.



    Windows Updates

    26 October 2011


    Microsoft has released two updates for Windows 7: KB2603229 fixes a Registry-related issue in Windows 7 64-bit; and KB2607576 fixes a Jump List issue. Both are available via Windows Update.



    Game Patches

    26 October 2011


  • Team Fortress 2 - Update via Steam
  • Warhammer 40,000 Space Marine - Update via Steam


  • Chrome 15.0.874.102

    26 October 2011


    Google has released Version 15.0.874.102 of the Chrome browser. This version contains new features including a New Tab page, as well as security and bug fixes.



    WinZip 16

    26 October 2011


    The archival utility WinZip has been upgraded to Version 16 Build 9661.



    CCleaner 3.12.1572

    25 October 2011


    A new Version 3.12.1572 of the free CCleaner system cleaning utility has been released. This update adds support for Firefox 8.0 and 7.0, AVG AntiVirus 2012, ACDSee 14, BitZipper and Avast Antivirus 6, improves Chrome and VLC cleaning, and has other improvements and fixes.



    Game Patches

    25 October 2011


  • Dungeons the Dark Lord - Update via Steam
  • Portal 2 - Update via Steam
  • Sequence - Update via Steam


  • Nvidia Forceware 285.62

    24 October 2011


    Nvidia has released the 285.62 WHQL certified driver. This driver is for GeForce 6 and higher desktop cards. It is the recommended driver for Battlefield 3. It also contains performance improvements for Batman: Arkham Asylum and Rage, as well as other games on the 400 and 500 series, along with bug fixes. The driver package also contains the 9.11.06.21 PhysX drivers.



    Game Patches

    24 October 2011


  • Dungeon Defenders - Update via Steam


  • FRAPS 3.4.7

    24 October 2011


    A new Version 3.4.7 of the FPS measurement, benchmarking and video capture utility FRAPS has been released. This version has several bug fixes.



    SoundBlaster X-Fi Beta Drivers

    22 October 2011


    Creative has released Beta Drivers for the XtremeMusic, XtremeGamer, Platinum, Fatal1ty and Elite series of X-Fi sound cards. These drivers contain bug fixes.



    Realtek HD Audio 2.66

    22 October 2011


    Realtek has released Version 2.66 of its HD Audio drivers. If you have problems with the link, click the 'High Definition Audio Codecs' link at the top then select 'Software'.



    Game Patches

    22 October 2011


  • Bunch of Heroes - Update via Steam
  • Driver San Francisco - 1.03 Patch
  • Left 4 Dead 2 - Update via Steam
  • Strike Fighters 2 - October Patch
  • TAGAP 2 - 1.4 Patch


  • Logitech SetPoint 6.32

    21 October 2011


    Logitech has released Version 6.32 of the SetPoint software for mice and keyboards. Changes include an updated control panel as well as various fixes and stability enhancements.



    Game Patches

    21 October 2011


  • Dungeon Defender - Update via Steam
  • FIFA Manager 12 - Patch 1
  • Garshasp: The Monster Slayer - Update via Steam
  • Nuclear Dawn - Update via Steam
  • Sengoku - Update via Steam
  • Sequence - Update via Steam
  • Team Fortress 2 - Update via Steam
  • Team Fortress 2 - Update via Steam


  • Game Patches

    20 October 2011


  • Dungeon Defenders - Update via Steam
  • Dungeon Defenders - Update via Steam
  • Post Apocalyptic Mayhem - Update via Steam


  • Java Runtime Environment 7.01

    19 October 2011


    Oracle has released an Update 1 to the Java Runtime Environment 7.



    Opera 11.52

    19 October 2011


    The Opera browser has been updated to Version 11.52. This version has a security fix as well as several bug fixes.



    AMD Catalyst 11.10 Preview 3

    19 October 2011


    AMD has released a third Catalyst 11.10 Preview graphics driver for Windows 7, Vista and XP. This driver improves performance in BF3 and Rage, fixes several bugs in Rage, adds support for Eyefinity 5x1 displays, and has CrossFireX and Overdrive UI enhancements.



    Game Patches

    19 October 2011


  • Deus Ex: Human Revolution - Update via Steam
  • Might & Magic Heroes VI - 1.1.1 Patch
  • Team Fortress 2 - Update via Steam
  • The Sims 3 - 1.26.8 Patch
  • War Inc. Battlezone - Update via Steam


  • Game Patches

    18 October 2011


  • Dungeons - Update via Steam
  • Garry's Mod - Update via Steam
  • IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover - Update via Steam
  • Team Fortress 2 - Update via Steam


  • Game Patches

    15 October 2011


  • Driver San Francisco - 1.02 Patch
  • Garry's Mod - Update via Steam
  • Nuclear Dawn - Update via Steam
  • Psychonauts - Update via Steam
  • Team Fortress 2 - Update via Steam
  • War Inc. Battlezone - Update via Steam
  • WRC 2 - 1.1 Patch
  • Xotic - Update via Steam


  • Skype 5.5.0.124

    15 October 2011


    A new Version 5.5.0.124 of the communications utility Skype has been released. This version removes Google product bundling.



    Game Patches

    14 October 2011


  • Combat Command: The Matrix Edition - 1.03 Patch
  • Gratuitous Space Battles - Update via Steam
  • Might & Magic Heroes VI - 1.1 Patch
  • RailWorks 3: Train Simulator 2012 Deluxe - Update via Steam
  • Team Fortress 2 / Counter-Strike: Source / Day of Defeat: Source / HL2 Deathmatch - Update via Steam
  • Team Fortress 2 - Update via Steam
  • The Binding of Isaac - Update via Steam
  • War Inc. Battlezone - Update via Steam


  • Safari 5.1.1

    13 October 2011


    Apple has released Version 5.1.1 of the Safari browser for Windows. This update adds support for iCloud, as well as security, compatibility and stability fixes.



    Game Patches

    13 October 2011


  • Armada 2526 Supernova - 1.0.4.0 Patch
  • Left 4 Dead 2 - Update via Steam
  • Painkiller Redemption - Update via Steam
  • Xotic - Update via Steam


  • Microsoft Security Updates

    12 October 2011


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



    iTunes 10.5

    12 October 2011


    Apple has released a new Version 10.5 of the iTunes software. This update provides support for iOS 5.0, including the new Cloud features and direct Wi-Fi syncing.



    Game Patches

    12 October 2011


  • Dungeons of Dredmor - Update via Steam
  • Gundemonium Collection - Update via Steam
  • Portal 2 - Update via Steam
  • Psychonauts - Update via Steam
  • RailWorks 3: Train Simulator 2012 Deluxe - Update via Steam
  • Rift - Update via Steam
  • Steam Client - Update via Steam


  • Game Patches

    11 October 2011


  • Call of Duty: Black Ops - Update via Steam


  • Game Patches

    9 October 2011


  • Rage - Update via Steam


  • AMD Catalyst 11.10 Preview 2

    8 October 2011


    AMD has released a second Catalyst 11.10 Preview graphics driver for Windows 7, Vista and XP. This driver improves performance in BF3 and Rage, adds support for Eyefinity 5x1 displays, has CrossFireX and Overdrive UI enhancements, and contains bug fixes.



    Game Patches

    8 October 2011


  • Fate of the World - Update via Steam
  • Left 4 Dead 2 - Update via Steam
  • Portal 2 - Update via Steam


  • Game Patches

    7 October 2011


  • A Game of Thrones - Genesis - Update via Steam
  • Draft Day Sports: Pro Basketball 2 - 1.42 Patch
  • Panzer Corps - 1.02 Patch
  • Rock of Ages - Update via Steam
  • Space Pirates and Zombies - Update via Steam
  • Total War: Shogun 2 - Update via Steam


  • Chrome 14.0.835.202

    6 October 2011


    Google has released Version 14.0.835.202 of the Chrome browser. This version updates the Flash Player and contains security and stability fixes.



    Game Patches

    6 October 2011


  • F1 2011 - 1.1 Patch
  • The Binding Of Isaac - Update via Steam


  • CCleaner 3.11.1550

    5 October 2011


    A new Version 3.11.1550 of the free CCleaner system cleaning utility has been released. This update fixes issues with the Recycle Bin.



    Game Patches

    5 October 2011


  • Sengoku - Update via Steam


  • Flash Player 11.0.1.152

    4 October 2011


    Adobe has released Version 11.0.1.152 of the Flash Player plugin for browsers.



    AMD Catalyst Rage Performance Driver

    4 October 2011


    AMD has released a Catalyst Rage Performance graphics driver for Windows 7. This driver is specifically designed to improve performance in the upcoming Rage game on the HD 5000 and HD 6000 series.



    Game Patches

    4 October 2011


  • Men of War: Assault Squad - 1.97.7 Patch
  • Space Pirates and Zombies - Update via Steam
  • Strategic Command WWII Global Conflict - 1.06 Patch
  • Xotic - Update via Steam


  • Game Patches

    2 October 2011


  • Achron - Update via Steam
  • Gundeadligne - Update via Steam
  • The Binding Of Isaac - Update via Steam


  • Chrome 14.0.835.187

    2 October 2011


    Google has released Version 14.0.835.187 of the Chrome browser. This version repairs any Chrome installs that were broken by the recent MSE false positive issue.



    Microsoft Anti-Malware False Positive

    1 October 2011


    Microsoft Security Essentials and Forefront AV are Falsely Reporting that Google's Chrome browser is a Trojan. Manually updating to the latest definitions and reinstalling Chrome will resolve this.



    Game Patches

    1 October 2011


  • Bunch of Heroes - Update via Steam
  • Global Agenda - Update via Steam
  • Worms Ultimate Mayhem - Update via Steam


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