Version 2.4.6

July 9, 2014

Release Notes:

  • Resolved issue that caused app to stay partially logged in.
  • Resolved login issue which allowed user to login with invalid credentials.
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Version 2.4.5

June 16, 2014

Release Notes:

  • When a user selects a server from the sidecar menu or system tray, the app will now start connecting without further user action
  • Filtering, sorting and search added to the server list
  • "Check for Updates" button added
  • Windows 8 tile background support added
  • Windows 8 taskbar icon resolution fixed
  • Improved TAP-Windows device reliability
  • Several bug fixes and performance enhancements
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Version 2.4

May 14, 2014

Release Notes:

  • VyprDNS now available! VyprDNS is Golden Frog's 100% owned and operated DNS service available exclusively for VyprVPN users. We developed our zero-logging VyprDNS service to increase user privacy and defeat censorship across the world.
  • Added 3rd Party DNS support
  • Added DNS leak protection
  • Closing the application window now removes the application from the taskbar
  • Fixed bug where some OpenVPN connections would intermittently hang on "Connecting" state.
  • Installer now allows user to remove VyprVPN settings and TAP driver.
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Version 2.3.3

April 25, 2014

Release Notes:

  • New, improved installer designed to resolve several installation problems
  • Installer is now translated into all supported languages
  • Upgrade Chameleon for more robust connection establishment
  • OpenVPN is now compatible with passwords including the characters \ and "
  • New error code 6020 added to represent when OpenVPN exits unexpectedly
  • Fixed issue where connect button does not correctly update status
  • Fixed issue where IP Address stays in "Detecting" state indefinitely
  • Improved startup of VyprVPN local service
  • Several performance and stability improvements
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Version 2.3.2 R2

April 10, 2014

Release Notes:

  • Upgrade OpenVPN to latest version
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Version 2.3.2

March 28, 2014

Release Notes:

  • Vastly improved success rate for OpenVPN connections
  • Improved OpenVPN error handling
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Version 2.3.1

March 21, 2014

Release Notes:

  • Added setting for users to opt-in to receive Beta updates and receive early access to new features and bug fixes
  • OpenVPN configuration for improved connectivity and security
  • OpenVPN management port is now dynamically selected in a range of available ports
  • Credentials are now stored correctly
  • Fixed connect on Windows start failure
  • Fixed various UI related application crashes
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Version 2.3

March 6, 2014

Release Notes:

  • Auto-reconnect on unknown Wi-Fi networks
  • Auto-reconnect on disconnect
  • User can now select language for the app
  • Login notifications for incorrect login, locked account and unconfirmed account
  • OpenVPN performance enhancements
  • In-app upgrade enhancements
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Version 2.2.3

February 25, 2014

Release Notes:

  • Improved contact support functionality
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Version 2.2.2

February 6, 2014

Release Notes:

  • Connection optimizations for the new Chameleon Protocol.
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Version 2.2.1

January 28, 2014

Release Notes:

  • Reset TAP device for OpenVPN/Chameleon connections with 6005 errors
  • Fixed VyprVPN Service crash from 2.2.0
  • Fixed favorites sorting
  • Contact support form is now available when logged out
  • Fixed IP address display
  • Added additional fields to crash reporting
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Version 2.2

January 15, 2014

Release Notes:

  • Added support for Chameleon VPN!

    Without sacrificing speed or security, Chameleon, our 256-bit SSL protocol masks VPN traffic so it cannot be identified as a VPN connection and blocked. Chameleon scrambles packet data to ensure it's private, as well as fast and lightweight. The result is that Internet users are able to bypass firewalls and achieve an unrestricted Internet experience. Chameleon is great for users being blocked in countries such as China, Russia, India, Turkey, Iran, Pakistan and Syria among others, or if you are experiencing speed issues related to bandwidth throttling. Chameleon is now available globally at every VyprVPN server location.

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Version 2.1

January 8, 2014

Release Notes:

  • Added the ability to cancel a re-connection attempt
  • Users can now limit the number of re-connection attempts
  • Added "Apply" and "Cancel" buttons to the settings window
  • Ported the internal VPN control library from C++ to C#
  • Other performance enhancements and improved stability of the app
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Version 2.0.2

December 5, 2013

Release Notes:

  • Fixed several common application crashes
  • Fixed minor memory leak issue
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Version 2.0.1

November 22, 2013

Release Notes:

  • Fixes an issue where the installer can cause Skype to fail login with an "I/O Error". Please use VyprVPN's in-app Contact Support if you are having "I/O Errors" when attempting to login to Skype.
  • Fixes several application crashes experienced in 2.0.0
  • Improve retry on WiFi detection
  • Fixed Named Pipe binding issue causing installation/usability issues
  • Properly sort the server listing
  • Catch errors around launching URLs to default browser
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Version 2.0

November 18, 2013

Release Notes:

  • New 2.0 Interface with easy one-click connect
  • Speed graph with upload and download speeds
  • Ability to favorite servers for quick access
  • Ping test to find fastest servers
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Version 1.4.1

Version 1.4.1 includes bug fixes to address installer not preserving user settings during software update.

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Version 1.4

November 1, 2012

Version 1.4 includes support for Windows 8 and fixes several bugs.

Key Improvements:

  • Support for Windows 8
  • Bug fixes
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Version 1.3

July 11, 2012

Version 1.3 addresses problems with upgrades triggering alerts by Anti-Virus software and also increases security by preventing connection problems due to malicious third party DNS poisoning.

Key Improvements:

  • When the VyprVPN App checks for available updates, files associated with this action are digitally signed to message antivirus software that the files are safe.
  • The VyprVPN App prevents connection problems due to malicious third party DNS poisoning.
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Version 1.2

May 25, 2012

Version 1.2 adds additional settings for the highly requested auto-connect/auto-reconnect features and also fixes a Windows XP bug.

Key Improvements:

  • Added new settings to the VyprVPN settings tab:

    • Launch application on login
    • Connect when application launches
    • Re-connect when connection drops
  • Fixed occasional PPTP connection failures on Windows XP Service Pack 3
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Version 1.1

March 22, 2012

The VyprVPN App Version 1.1 refines several elements of the application and fixes a number of bugs for an improved user experience.

Key Improvements:

  • Windows VPN description will now simply say "VyprVPN", rather than incrementing server location names after each reconnection, e.g., "Amsterdam (17)", "Amsterdam (18)", etc. on Windows Vista and Windows 7
  • Windows 7 will now only ask for network type (Public, Work, Home) the first time VyprVPN App connects using PPTP or L2TP.
  • Updates no longer require a reboot.
  • Recent connections now work even if a user decides to not save their password.
  • Application now automatically generates crash logs allowing Golden Frog developers to quickly diagnose and fix problems.
  • Fixed issue where VyprVPN App would report an active OpenVPN connection before OpenVPN started passing Internet traffic.
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Version 1.0

February 21, 2012

Version 1.0 addresses Performance, Usability, and Reliability, with updates to the menu and support for additional languages as the most visible changes.

Key changes in this release of VyprVPN improve:

  • Installation

    • The installer and the program are now digitally signed for improved security
    • Text throughout the installer has been updated to improve clarity
    • Support for multiple languages based on your Windows locale
    • Additional reliability and cosmetic improvements in the installer and the uninstaller
  • The VyprVPN Settings window

    • Password authentication is now attempted automatically after a pause in typing
    • Only displayed at login if no VyprVPN user configuration is saved
    • Changes to the labels and availability of the buttons to improve clarity
    • Support for multiple languages based on your Windows locale
    • The list of available VPN Locations is now sorted alphabetically
    • Appears in the Windows task bar only when the Settings window is open
    • Additional cosmetic improvements
  • The VyprVPN Menu

    • Easier and more intuitive access to the VyprVPN menu
    • An Exit command that disconnects active VPN connections and unloads the program
    • Selecting a Recent Connection now immediately attempts to connect
    • Recent Connection listings now include a flag for their respective coutry
    • More informative tooltip popups when the mouse hovers over the VyprVPN icon
    • Support for multiple languages based on your Windows locale
  • Connectivity

    • Improved connection speed when establishing OpenVPN-protocol connections
    • Improved the reliability of establishing OpenVPN-protocol connections
    • PPTP and L2TP connection profiles updated to improve effective security
    • Corrected a potential loop with the option to autoconnect on insecure WiFi networks
    • More intuitive connection behavior when the VyprVPN option to remember your password is disabled
  • Support

    • Effective management of VyprVPN log files
    • New menu commands to access your VPN web control panel or report an issue
    • Giganews and Golden Frog versions can now both be installed on one system
    • When already running, the VyprVPN shortcut on the Windows Start menu now opens the running VyprVPN Settings window
    • Did we mention support for multiple languages?
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Version 0.9.3 - Initial Release

November 3, 2011

  • If User Account Control is enabled for your Windows account, you will need to confirm VyprVPN each time you log in.
  • To stop VyprVPN from loading every time you log in to Windows, simply remove the shortcut from the Startup folder of your Windows Start menu.
  • Your Username and Password are checked when:

    • The Password field has been changed, AND
    • The Password field loses focus

    So you can press the Tab key after entering your password, or you can click on any other field, including the Remember my password checkbox.

  • Windows 7 will hide the Notification Area icon by default.

    You should change this for the VyprVPN icon.

    1. Click the Show hidden icons button at the left of the Notification Area.
    2. Click Customize.
    3. Find VyprVpn in the list of Icons.
    4. Change the selected Behavior from Only show notifications to Show icon and notifications.
    5. Click OK.
  • VyprVPN is not too aggressive about retrying when you first attempt to connect a VPN.

    If the initial connection attempt does not succeed, right-click the VyprVPN icon in the Notification Area, and select Connect.

  • The list of available VPN Server Locations will automatically update as we add additional cities.
  • If you log out of Windows, or if you use the Windows Switch User feature, any active VPN connection will be disconnected.
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