2.2 Build 98 - MAINTENANCE RELEASE (September
Modified the software to accept only 16
characters of the block configuration element
during the VIN decode process.
System Change - User
Made minor cosmetic adjustment to several
2.2 Build 97 - MAINTENANCE RELEASE (May 2021)
Modified the software to present a cleaner,
more modern looking user interface.
VIN Validation and Manufacturer Recall Lookup:
Added a new feature to attempt to decode a VIN
as you add a new vehicle to your
database. Also added a lookup function
to collect any manufacturer recalls that may
exist for your vehicle.
2.1 Build 96 - MAINTENANCE RELEASE (May 2018)
Modified the "Maintenance Details -
Alternate" and the "Accessory
Purchases" reports to display comments
made on the detail lines on maintenance and
2.1 Build 95 - MAINTENANCE RELEASE (Mar 2018)
System Change - Help:
Modified the Help menu to provide direct
access to the Test Drive lessons on the
Enhancement - Display:
Made several user-interface modifications to
better accommodate large and extra large
display settings on Windows.
2.1 Build 94 - MAINTENANCE RELEASE (Mar 2017)
System Change - Extended Characters in
Relaxed restrictions on non-English language
characters in most droplists in CARCare.
Enhancement - Reports - Extended Warranty
The Vehicle report category now features a
report that will list purchase, warranty,
insurance, loan, and extended warranty
Enhancement - Reports -
Maintenance Details - Alternate Format:
Added a new Maintenance Details report that
provides an alternate layout that will include
more physical space for lengthy replacement
2.1 Build 93 - MAINTENANCE RELEASE (Jun 2015)
System Change -
Maintenance Dialog - Attachments Tab:
You no longer need to right-click and choose
View Image to view an attachment. You
may now double-click on the attachment record
to view it.
System Change - Date
When manually typing a date value, the Up/Down
cursor keys can be used to manually
increase/decrease the date value. The
hyphen/minus (-) key on the numeric can be
used to enter the month, day, year separator
Correction - Reports - Fuel Economy by State:
This report was damaged in a prior upload.
this report is not operating correctly for
you, close CARCare and repeat the
download/installation process to remedy the
Correction - Fuel Economy Statistics
Corrected an issue that would truncate the
date on the report if the date format was set to display a
four (4) digit year (MM-DD-YYYY). Also
corrected the fuel economy (HPL) statistic
when managing an asset by hours under the
Metric measure setting.
Cosmetic Change - Attachments/Images
The term "Attachment" is now
emphasized in features that relate to
associating various type of content with
CARCare data records. You can still
attach digital photographs using the
"Display Image" view mode.
However, the "Launch
Application" view mode is now clearly
labeled to indicate that other types of
content, such as "pdf", and
"doc" files are supported.
2.1 Build 92 - MAINTENANCE RELEASE (Jan 2014)
Enhancement - Fuel Economy Reports:
Added additional average per fill calculations
to the "Fuel Economy Statistics by
Vehicle" report (formerly entitled Fuel
Economy Summary). Also added high/low
values for distance, consumption, and cost
columns, and an overall average cost per Gal/Litre.
Enhancement - Report
When the Report Viewer window is initially
opened, it will automatically report on the
vehicle that was last selected on the main
window, and will automatically select the
Report Type based on the topic tab selected on
the main window.
Enhancement - Program
CARCare will now remember the topic tab
selected when you last exited the program, and
will select that tab when you restart.
Enhancement - Premium
A CARCare Premium Edition license will no
longer impose a 200 asset limit. The asset
count is now unlimited. There is
currently no additional charge for this
System Change -
Installation Data Path:
As of build #92, CARCare will now
install all data related files into the
C:\Users\Public\CARCare folder, regardless of
the Windows version being used. This
includes the location of your database
file. Following is a list of new default
Database File -
XML Report Files -
User Image Files -
Database Backups -
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