WhoIs v2.7

** Updated December 5th, 2018

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Query domain registration and IP address allocation records from registries around the world!

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File Version Released Size Hash
Karens-WhoIs-v2.7-Setup.exe New!
Download and run to install WhoIs v2.7
2.7December 5th, 20181,484,936 bytesMD5
ad2947478b6174810ef1a424c6f8b5b6
SHA-1
c0d55d8a9ad8004cf49be4fb7e2439e38d7cf62f
SHA-256
1ee4203f4f3b7673676c83ebb3192162f610e2012c84332547aec6a219a0b8a0
VirusTotal Scan Results

File Version Released Size Hash
ptwhois-setup.exe Legacy Version
Download and run to install WhoIs v2.6.6
2.6.6August 30th, 20081,485,320 bytesMD5
a3647ae1219ff0b7edb518fc773ac515
SHA-1
a2f10628b88eece13340646bf5de7e4bd73586d1
SHA-256
4c5cd0881a7744146e45d4cffc16b9e1d59e57a092824ed5ba8a2024c005dce8
ptwhois-src.exe Legacy Version
(programmers only) Install Source Code for WhoIs v2.6.6
2.6.6August 30th, 2008679,272 bytesMD5
cf9454291199f6f0a4c959c9ae1611d7
SHA-1
d1cce159ee56bddc2497e3c0ceb0f6796311a247
SHA-256
8a9dc2a239ba163de25c2e3e6c2bc7658074557a52473ea812710d6df9bfbbd6
vbrun60-setup.exe
Download Visual Basic Runtime v6.0
You probably do not need to download this: Karen's WhoIs installer will automatically download and run the Visual Basic Runtime installer, if necessary.
1,028,368 bytesMD5
899185daa1572ec47ddaefa1b9766136
SHA-1
644ee1472aee863d5dbea4914dd79ff1d2e062e0
SHA-256
7f7bc59f453539194c2d38fd68fb2b4beb3c1b5b5273cec1b7dd1150b0ea929d
VirusTotal Scan Results

Known Problems

Enhancements/Bugs Fixed

Version 2.7 2018-12-05 [View Workboard]

  1. T103 Added automatic secondary server queries on IP address searches.
  2. T104 Parsing for secondary WhoIs server names improved.
  3. T105 Can now query IPv6 addresses like 2607:f8b0:4009:816::200e.
  4. T106 Result from each server is separated into its own output tab; and various other user interface improvements.

Previous Versions

  • Version 2.6.6 (Aug 30 2008 Refresh): Updates the WhoIs and RIR server databases. No changes to the program itself.
  • Version 2.6.6: Changed the way internal data files are stored to be more compatible with Windows Vista's security features. Also updated RIR information. Now current as of July 30th, 2007.
  • Version 2.6.5: Added support for new/aborning ".PRO" Top-Level Domain.
  • Version 2.6.4: Updated RIR information. Now current as of July 3rd, 2006.
  • Version 2.6.3: Updated program to handle new German WhoIs server's (.de TLD) requirements.
  • Version 2.6.1: Updated RIR information. Now current as of October 12th, 2005.
  • Version 2.6: Changed the way the program detects updated RIR information.
  • Version 2.5: Changed the "Tabbed Dialog" control to enable the program to work better with screen readers -- tools that help blind and vision-impaired users.
  • Versin 2.4.1: Fixed bug that caused Cancel button to be disabled.
  • Version 2.4: Updated Brazil's (.br) and Organization (.org) WhoIs servers. Added support for new RIR (AfriNIC). Regenerated IP-to-RIR table.
  • Version 2.3: Updated TLD table to reflect new WhoIs database authority for .org TLDs. Also improved program's handling of reponses from WhoIs servers that consist of multiple data packets. Program also accepts a domain name or IP address passed via its command line, to accomodate new feature added to Karen's URL Discombobulator.
  • Version 2.2.5: Added support for new RIR, Latin American and Caribbean Internet Addresses Registry (lacnic.net). Also updated IP address blocks assigned to the Asian Pacific Internet Registry (apnic.net).
  • Version 2.2.4: Updated TLD table to include new gTLDs: .info, .biz, .aero, .coop, .museum, and .name.
  • Version 2.2.3: Update TLD table to reflect ISI.edu's departure from the WhoIs server business. The .us TLD is now served by whois.nic.us, and the .edu TLD is now served by rs.internic.net.
  • Version 2.2.2: Updated IP lookup via ARIN to adjust to new ARIN network WhoIs lookup syntax.
  • Version 2.1.1: Can now automatically select RIR, based on each RIR's IP Address allocations.
  • Version 2.0: Can now query Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) for information about IP Address blocks.
  • Version 1.2: Greatly expanded list of ccTLD's fixed SLDs. This should solve many problems locating information in ccTLDs such as India, Indonesia, Mexico, Poland, etc.
  • Version 1.1.1: Expanded list of MIL SLDs.
  • Version 1.1: Can now lookup information about generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) and country-code TLDs (ccTLDs).
  • Version 1.0: None (this is the first release)

 

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