New Adguard installer (need volunteers to test)

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  1. avatar

    avatar Administrator Staff Member Administrator

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    Hello all!

    We have created new installer for Adguard.

    Not it is not just a simple windows installer based setup package.
    We've done a lot of work on it's design. I hope you'll like it:)

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    It would be great if you help us test this new installer.

    You can get it here: https://download.adguard.com/d/2/adguardBootstrapper.exe
     
  2. Boo Berry

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    Looks and works good! :D
     
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    avatar Administrator Staff Member Administrator

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    One more thing. This new installer also changes uninstall window interface.
     
  4. Boo Berry

    Boo Berry Moderator + Beta Tester Moderator

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    Yep, it sure did. :D
     
  5. rickyoh

    rickyoh Beta Tester

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    looking very good, like the new design language if Adguard will feature this ... now for some observations:

    -i've observed a peculiar behaviour with the installer; aborting the installation anywhere or declining the terms at the initial screen brings up the uninstall Adguard dialog is this intentional ?
    -on the Adguard uninstallation program, the uninstallation never ends for me with the progress staying at 0%. abort removal next to the progress bar works after clicking yes on the resulting dialog twice.
    -also if for some reason someone decides to install Adguard on the root of their drive this is observed
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    -i think it would be better if the setup program downloaded the installation files after the license agreement screen that way if someone disagrees with the terms or changes their mind about installing Adguard they will not have spent bandwidth downloading(and on your end spent bandwidth serving) a file that will not be used.
    -in the agreement itself could links be made clickable ? this is for convenience.
    -also how does the installer handle existing installations of Adguard ? i.e functionality such as uninstall and repair.
     
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    avatar Administrator Staff Member Administrator

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    This is not very good, thank you for notice!

    Could you please attach installation logs? Files in %tmp% folder, file name starts with "adguard".

    We'll fix it, thank you!

    It should reinstall existing Adguard.

    This is good features but they are really too difficult to do it now.
     
  7. rickyoh

    rickyoh Beta Tester

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    here are the logs as requested

    View attachment Adguard_Install.zip

    so to clarify if i run the setup program when Adguard is installed i will get the option to reinstall. will someone get the option to uninstall alongside the reinstall option ?

    hope to see those features in the future when things settle down at least.
     
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    No, there are no options. Installer just automatically reinstalls existing Adguard.
     
  9. rickyoh

    rickyoh Beta Tester

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    ok, thanks for clearing that up for me.
     
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    We've updated installer (available on the same url), fixed defects you have found.
     
  11. rickyoh

    rickyoh Beta Tester

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    nice! everything looks and works as it should.
     
  12. Boo Berry

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    Good work as always team! I'm assuming the 5.9 beta will use the new installer?
     
  13. Venky

    Venky Beta Tester

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    I get 404 not found when trying to download the installer.
     
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    New installer has already became "default" installer -- you can just download it from adguard.com.

    Old installer is available at this link:
    http://download.adguard.com/d/2/adguardMsiInstaller.exe

    ---------- Post added at 10:38 ---------- Previous post was at 10:37 ----------

    5.8 release too:)

    Sorry for delay with 5.9 beta. Parental Control module was a bit harder to develop than we all thought:).
     
  15. Venky

    Venky Beta Tester

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    Thanks for that! Cant wait to check out the Parental Control module in the latest beta.
     
  16. Boo Berry

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    That's fine. Any screenshots of the new features? ;)
     
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    Parental Control settings screen
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    By the way, this is the last major release with this old design.
    We are working on a new UI for Adguard 6.
    I'll show some screenshots when it will be ready.
     
  18. Boo Berry

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    Looks great! Also noticed the Extension feature, wonder what that is? :p
     
  19. rickyoh

    rickyoh Beta Tester

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    if i had to guess, it could be the userscripts centre.
     
  20. Boo Berry

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    Hehe, yup, that's what I was thinking too. :D