Connect for Windows 4.0 Release Notes


  • Our latest update includes support for Companion Mode. Companion Mode is a new filter mode for Windows only, leveraging browser extensions (Chrome and Edge) for filtering and classroom management. Contact Linewize Support to enable this feature.
  • We’ve added WEB mode support for the DNS exclusion list.
  • We’ve made changes so that the agent can support Windows 11 SE when our agent is published to the Microsoft store.
  • We’ve improved Classwize Focus on multiple URLs.
  • We improved the Windows Connect agent uninstall process so that the previous user does not persist.

Release timeline:

Beta Access:

  • New Zealand: 14th November 2023
  • United Kingdom: 14th November 2023
  • United States: 14th November 2023

Early Access:

  • New Zealand: 21st November 2023
  • United Kingdom: 21st November 2023
  • United States: 21st November 2023

General Availability:

  • Australia: 5th December 2023
  • New Zealand: 28th November 2023
  • United Kingdom: 28th November 2023
  • United States: 28th November 2023

Downloading the new version

The latest version of Connect will be available from the 21st November 2023 from School Manager > Configuration > Agent Downloads or

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