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Reworked the quarantine user interface.
License expiration warning status bar.
Better support of default system proxy configuration.
Simplified uninstallation dialog.
New WMI status functionality.
Improved WSC behavior.
Issues in Connect client / antivirus interaction.
Silent installations continues even if license is not available.
B2B installations will not show the connect client after dismissing Antivirus user interface password prompt.
Security fixes and crashes from Support.
Critical BSOD fixes.