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Compatible with Windows 8

Compatible with Windows 7

Designed for Windows XP

Security Task Manager / Update

To find your version number of Security Task Manager, click Info... on the Help menu.

  • Registered users of Security Task Manager 2.x can download the latest version and install it over the old one for free.
  • Registered users of Security Task Manager 1.x can buy the latest version at a special update price of $14.95.

  • How to update

    1. Download the latest version to your computer.
    2. Install the new version into the existing Security Task Manager directory.

    Version History

    Security Task Manager 2.1c (October 2015)

    • Support for Windows 10
    • Improved ratings of antivirus add-ons
    • Fixed bug: Error message appearing when Windows 10 starts
    • Fixed bug: Freeze-up when verifying installation of Windows 10 updates
    • Fixed bug: Error message appearing when restarting as Administrator

    Security Task Manager 2.1 (July 2015)

    • Recognition of malware having unusual file extensions or allowing installation without Administrator rights
    • Improved recognition of suspicious browser extensions
    • Improved recognition of hijacked browser searches or browser start pages
    • Improved evaluation of components of trusted programs/antivirus applications/firewalls
    • Detailed analysis of digital certificates
    • Optimized graphics
    • Improved support for older browsers and Windows versions
    • Fixed bug: SpyProtector was deleting Firefox bookmarks

    Security Task Manager 2.0 (March 2015)

    • Increased ease of use
    • Super-fast virus scanning with the leading anti-virus products
    • Detects security gaps in Windows, browsers and typical targets of attacks
    • Removes unerasable super cookies from browsers (DOM storage and Flash cookies)
    • Identifies new and modified processes
    • SpyProtector supports all browsers
    • Updated CPU graphic and display of Administrator processes
    • Improved installation, documentation and operation
    • Runs on Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP and Windows Server

    Security Task Manager (2014)

    • Windows 8.1 compatible

    Security Task Manager 1.8g (February 2013)

    • Windows 8 compatible
    • faster start-up
    • better descriptions for drivers
    • minor adaptations and bugfixes

    Security Task Manager 1.8d (July 2011)

    • better 64 bit apps analysis
    • "Run as Admin" as menu item
    • allocating tray icons to software products improved

    Security Task Manager 1.8 (November 2010)

    Security Task Manager 1.7h (February 2009)

    • Recognition of stealth methods used by conficker worm (W32.downadup)

    Security Task Manager 1.7g (October 2008)

    • Faster BHO scan results in faster program start
    • Better Windows Vista support (Winhelp messages)
    • Better unicode languages support (custom 2 byte line break char)
    • Fixed bug: icn_12341 access denied error on start up

    Security Task Manager 1.7f (May 2008)

    • Online scan with all known Antivirus programs (VirusTotal.com)
    • Better Windows Vista support (sys driver display, Winhelp adaptation)
    • Better overview of running services and drivers
    • Display of Dependencies of services and start time
    • Improved Thai and Spanish version
    • Fixed bug: scan failure on start up

    Security Task Manager 1.7d (April 2007)

    This version also runs on Windows Vista, however with the following restrictions:

    • Program help doesn't work
    • <Access denied> error message with prozesses of other users

    We release a updated Vista version without these restrictions in few weeks.

    Security Task Manager 1.7 (October 2006)

    • Fixed error GetProcessImageFileNamew (with IE7 google search)
    • Unlocking with spaces
    • Clearer Remove dialog
    • Better Asian language support
    • Japanese and Korean version

    Security Task Manager 1.6f (June 2006)

    • working together with other security software
    • non-latin language support
    • fixed bugs on startup

    Security Task Manager 1.6f (June 2005)

    • Hosts file validation
    • Windows system restore included
    • More languages and known trustworthy programs
    • fixed bugs on startup

    Security Task Manager 1.6e (February 2005)

    • better process name and description
    • detects further hidden startup methods
    • 64 bit processor adaptation (DEP)
    • extended list of trustworthy processes
    • uninstallation of processes/programs
    • fixed bugs

    Security Task Manager 1.6 (July 2004)

    • identifies trustworthy software modules
    • driver names are better to understand
    • faster reading of texts contained in files
    • detects further startup methods
    • clearly displays service and process with same PID
    • displays service with PID 0

    Security Task Manager 1.5 (April 2004)

    • detects hidden stealth processes
    • Process ID (PID) and active runtime as columns
    • enhanced process libraby on the web
    • fixed bugs

    Security Task Manager 1.1 (January 2004)

    • displays dependencies (process start from/after)
    • column for process start time
    • program starts 5% faster
    • better keylogger rating

    Security Task Manager 1.0e (December 2003)

    • better integration with Zone Alarm Pro

    Security Task Manager 1.0d (November 2003)

    • faster process analysis
    • memory scan instead of file scan
    • improved display of texts found in file
    • French and Spanish versions
    • fixed bug: blue screen in Windows 9x

    Security Task Manager 1.0 (October 2003)

    • process start time added
    • process cpu usage graphs added
    • help topics for risk ratings
    • fixed bugs in SpyProtector

    Security Task Manager 0.9 (Summer 2003)

    • final German and English version