The 2.1 release of WirelessMon is now available, http://www.passmark.com/ftp/wirelessmon.exe, new features and bug fixes include;
  • Config file has been moved to Application Data folder to be more Vista friendly
  • Added "connected" instead of "available" status and different colour icon for connected access point in summary tab list
  • Added connection speed to summary screen
  • Added new option to load a new map if map is missing from project file, if map is the same map in a different location or a new map with the same dimensions then the samples in the project file wont be lost
  • Added interpolation function on the map tab to calculate signal strengths for blank areas of a signal strength map
  • Added reload cards button next to network card selection to reload the wireless cards in case configuration has changed
  • Added security method in use to Security column on summary tab for Vista if known
  • Changed behaviour when loading a new map in the map options, if map is same size current samples are no longer reset
  • Changed sorting behaviour slightly of access point list on summary tab and fixed a bug causing some columns to be sorted incorrectly
  • Fixed a crash in Vista that could occur when removing and adding USB wireless cards
  • Fixed bug when connecting to a SSID with a shorter name could leave old characters from the old name in the SSID description
  • Fixed bug where WirelessMon would try to auto-connect when an access point was open but SSID was hidden when selecting "Connect to access point". Now dialog will be displayed so SSID can be entered
  • Fixed a crash that could be caused by changing between available cards
  • Fixed some error messages when reconnecting to an access point after a resume
  • Fixed a bug where the wrong MAC address could be used when reconnecting after a resume
  • Fixed an error message when installing in Vista preventing WirelessMon from running at the end of the install process