Auto Tone broken by Light Room 5.2 update?

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I have just updated to LR 5.2 and found that Auto Tone now seriously over exposes the images. It was working very well in version 5, but now does not work well at all. Just to be sure, I installed my version 5 disk on another PC and Auto Tone worked as expected. Then, after updating that PC to 5.2 the function was again broken. Has anyone else experienced this? It seems strange that it is repeatable on two different PCs, both running windows 7, one of which is a 32 bit machine and the other a 64 bit machine.
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Lee Jay

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"Auto Exposure has been improved to be more consistent across images and across different image sizes."

One of the complaints from the previous version was that it often dramatically underexposed images.
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I've found auto-tone to be greatly improved in Lr5.2.

Gone are the ludicris swings in exposure - way too dark sometimes, and way over-exposed sometimes.

But for what it's worth, I do agree that sometimes it over-exposes, although not by ridiculous amounts like it used to.