ThreatLocker Windows Agent Version 8.0 Release Notes

2 min. readlast update: 09.17.2023
Released to Open Beta on 5/18/2023
Released to on 6/16/2023

Bugs and Fixes

  • Resolved an issue with Tamper Protection not disabling when an Override would be applied
  • Resolved several issues with the tray, including crashing and missing attachments 
  • Resolved an issue with devices being blocked due to language settings 
  • Resolved an issue with corrupt pk.dat files  
  • Resolved several issues with Network Control, including authorization host timeouts, objects not applying to IPv6, and issues with keywords 
  • Resolved an issue where Tamper Protection would set prior to a successful checkin 
  • Resolved an issue with the ThreatLocker service not honoring DNS changes  
  • Resolved an issue in 7.10 where Created by Custom rules would not apply 
  • Resolved an issue where the Run Now button would not close when running a .dll file 
  • Resolved an issue where users got a BSOD from a single IP address 
  • Resolved an issue where Bypass I/O was not supported by the ThreatLocker Driver. This will now work for new installs of 8.0 but not updates to 8.0
  • Resolved an issue where corrupted tags.json would not recover 
  • Resolved an issue where Administrators would not get correctly redirected to their approvals after logging into the portal 
  • Resolved an issue where system32 paths would be stopped when killing all running processes 
  • Resolved an issue where VirtualBox virtual machines would get stuck on service restarts 
  • Resolved an issue where deployment could have caused duplicate machines 
  • Resolved an issue when a workstation freshly boots up and wants to authenticate but the server does not know this workstation yet 
  • Resolved an issue where storage approvals would not generate a popup after an approval had been actioned 

New Features


  • Improvements to security by only allowing one instance of ThreatLocker service to run at a time 
  • When the user is System, files run by powershell.exe or rundll32.exe to not be processed as executing 
  • Improved how deny actions are recorded

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