- IMPORTANT: v5 Free Edition WinPE WAIK bug
Some users of the free edition WAIK rescue CD found that booting resulted in Macrium Reflect not being loaded correctly. This issue has now been resolved.
If this issue has affected you, please update Macrium Reflect and create a fresh WAIK resue CD.
What's new? 5.0.4118:
- Network authentication
Improved network authentication reliability in application defaults
- INF file parser improvements
Improved INF file parser to support QLogic fibre channel controllers
Bug fixes: 5.0.4094
- Daylight Saving Time (DST) issue with incremental and differential file and folder backups
A bug in the Windows _get_daylight() function could cause Reflect not to recognize that DST had changed. This caused files to be incorrectly flaged as modified when the last modified time was updated by Windows for DST. This has been resolved.
Bug fixes: 5.0.4076
- Error saving XML file to a path with non ANSI characters
The XML file save would fail if the destination path contained non ANSI characters. This could cause a problem where accented or non western characters were used. This has been resolved.
Please burn a fresh rescue CD if this affects your saved files.
- Backup notifications and logs for XML validation errors
If a backup definition (XML) file failed validation then no email or error log was produced. This has been resolved.
- Screen power management disabled during backup
Macrium Reflect will now honour screen power management settings during a backup.
- Netbook screen size issue.
The 'Image all local disks' dialog vertical height was too large for some netbook PCs. This has been resolved.
- Alternative backup locations error
When multiple backup locations were used, the Disk Space Management purge logic was not executed and only full images and backups would be created. This has been resolved.
What's new? 5.0.4033:
- Added unattended restore for the Windows Automated Installation Kit (WAIK).
Customers using the MS WAIK to create a Windows PE rescue CD can now initiate an unattended restore.
- New option to remove user files on uninstall.
The uninstaller now gives the option to remove all user files, not including images or backup files, during application removal. In the Control Panel take the 'Modify' then 'Remove' for this option.
- Increased the total number of supported attached local disks to 40.
Macrium Reflect now supports up to 40 attached local disks for image and restore.
- Improved drive letter allocation logic when restoring.
If drag and drop is used for restoring to a different partition, the drive letter of the partition being replaced is used for the newly restored partition by default.
- Additional logging for driver injection.
A file is now created 'media_drivers.log' in the Macrium Program data folder that logs the auto driver injection process for Windows PE.
- USB rescue media enhancements.
Support for a wider range of USB flash media types.
- 'Disable VSS Writers' option not available.
This option in the default properties was greyed out for Server 2003. This has now been enabled.
- Error in test email message box text.
Reported as being sent to the 'sender' not the 'recipient'. This has been resolved .
- Server SBS 2011 Widows Event log issues.
The channel used to report Macrium Reflect event logs has been renamed to avoid a conflict with MS Exchange.
- Error in image path name during restore.
If the path to an image file had multiple consecutive spaces this could cause the restore process to be unable to locate the image file. This has been resolved.
- Linux Rescue CD image date error.
Encrypted image files would show a backup date of 1/1/70. This has been resolved.
What's new? 5.0.3940:
- New shutdown/suspend options.
The backup dialog now includes the option to shutdown/suspend Windows. This can be enabled/disabled as the backup is running.
- New support submission function.
Log files and other information can now be submitted directly to Macrium support from within Reflect.
- Rescue media drivers page enhancements.
New add drivers wizard and enhanced functionality.
- USB rescue media enhancements.
Auto detection of inserted USB flash drives and improved error handling.
- Default WinPE boot menu time-out.
The previous default value of 30 seconds has been changed to 10 seconds.
- Windows PE resolution incompatible with some Netbook PCs.
Windows PE now detects for supported resolutions and adjusts according to availability.
- Linux logical partition problem.
Some Linux installations, notably Ubuntu, could create extended partitions incompatible with Windows. This could cause restoration partition alignment issues. This has been resolved.
- Fixed crash in File and Filder backup search.
If no .mrbak files were selected for search the a crash could occur if the search button was clicked. This has been resolved.
Bug fixes: 5.0.3887:
- Dynamic Volume Disk Size Error
Dynamic disks may report the incorrect size in the Reflect main window. This has been resolved.
- PC entering sleep mode during backup
Windows could enter sleep mode during a backup or image. This has been resolved.
Bug fixes: 5.0.3853:
- Windows PE - Synchronization fix
Professional Editions of Macrium Reflect may have failed to update the Windows PE component files when patched previously. This has been resolved.
Note: If Windows PE is out of date then two patches may be required to resolve this issue. Please run the update check directly after this update to download a full Windows PE patch
- VBScript scheduling problem with Windows XP
The Windows XP task scheduler service failed to pass '-full', '-inc' or '-diff' parameters to scheduled VBScript files. This caused the schduled tasks to always run a full backup or image. This has been resolved.
Bug fixes: 5.0.3843:
- Windows PE - Dual boot restore issue
If a multi boot system was restored and the restored system partitions were swapped then this could cause a boot failure. This has been resolved.
- Windows PE - Multiple error messages when scanning for drivers
When selecting the option to scan for drivers at Windows PE startup multiple error dialogs could be shown preventing the main application from loading until all were cleared. This has been resolved.
- Window position bug
On some systems, if Reflect was closed when minimized the application could not be seen after restarting. This has been resolved.
What's new? 5.0.3824:
- Create rescue media driver scanning
The process of scanning for drivers to match devices will now include those previously matches.
If you backup Files and Folders in WinPE then please recreate a new rescue CD/USB
- Power saving options issue
Power saving options were not being correctly observed when running incrementals or differentials. This has been resolved.
- Rescue media creation on USB pen drive
USB pen drives containing an active partition of less than 300MB were being refused by the rescue media creation process. This has been resolved.
- File and Folder backup add folder issue
When adding a folder for a file and folder backup under WinPE, the browse dialog was blank and the user could not select a folder. This has been resolved.
- File and folder backup 'Failed to open file' message
An intermittent issue where File and Folder backups, which had been password protected, could not be opened. This has been resolved.
What's new? 5.0.3818:
- VBScript incremental and differential run options
Added VBScript file right click menu options for 'Incremental' and 'Differential'.
- Improved USB 3.0 host controller support
Improved Windows PE driver file loading for USB 3.0 host controllers and hubs.
If you are experiencing USB 3.0 problems then please burn a fresh Windows PE rescue CD after applying this update.
- Problem when restoring an image when there are more than 10 attached local disks
Restore could fail to start if the destination drive number was greater than 10. This has been resolved
- Registration failure when using proxy server to access the Internet
Support has been added for proxy servers in the installer registration dialog
- Fixed Windows PE (WAIK) Rescue CD driver loading at startup.
When booting with the WAIK Custom Windows PE rescue CD, drivers for unsupported devices may not load. This has been resolved.
If you are experiencing problems with rescue CD device detection then please burn a fresh Windows PE (WAIK) rescue CD after applying this update.
- File and Folder backup 'folder exclusion mask' not saved
File and Folder backup folder exclusions were not being saved to the backup XML file. This has been resolved.
- Program crash during driver scan
Fixed crash if the driver scan dialog was closed during a scan.
What's new? 5.0.3786:
- Windows PE rescue media USB3 support
Added feature to identify additional USB3 devices.
- Create WinPE rescue media
Badly formed driver INF files could cause a problem when generating the Windows PE rescue CD. This has been resolved.
emails may fail to be sent for non authenticated SMTP servers. This has been resolved.
- Windows XP add/remove boot menu
This option could fail to work in Windows XP. This has been resolved.