Macrium Reflect v7.0.2199

Date 15th June 2017

Bug Fixes v7.0.2199 - 15th June 2017:

  • Empty folders missing from File and Folder incremental and Differential backups
    When creating an Incremental or Differential File and Folder backup, folders without files were not being included in the backup. This has been resolved.
  • ReflectMonitor notification icon not created
    The notification icon for running backups could fail to be created at logon. This has been resolved.
  • Various
    Various bug fixes and changes to improve Macrium Reflect.

Bug Fixes v7.0.2187 - 28th May 2017:

  • Program crash when retention rules deletes several hundred split files
    A program error could occur when several hundred split image files are deleted during retention rule deletion. This has been resolved.
  • Split file size
    Split backup files could exceed the specified maximum size by a few bytes. This has been resolved.
  • Program crash during auto verification
    Some customers with systems running Intel Xeon processors could experience a program crash during auto verification. This has been resolved.
  • Various
    Various bug fixes and changes to improve Macrium Reflect.

Bug Fixes v7.0.2173 - 15th May 2017:

  • Pause when automatically verifying images
    A 5 to 10 second pause could be experienced at the end of automatic image verification. This has been resolved.
  • Server Plus Exchange 2016
    Mailbox Restore for Exchange 2016 was not following redirects when connecting to the Autodiscover service. This has been resolved.
  • Exchange mailbox restore from Incremental backup
    On some Exchange systems the Incremental log files were not played into the the database correctly leading to restore failure. This has been resolved
  • Error: "The system cannot find the file specified." when saving the index for split image files
    Split images could fail if the image index and meta data exceeded the specified maximum file size when written to the final file split. This has been resolved.
  • Stale volume name meta data
    The volume name displayed in the Reflect restore and mount user interface would not reflect changes made after the Full image. Note: this did not affect the volume name of a restored or mounted file system. This has been resolved for newly created Incremental and Differential images.
  • Various
    Various bug fixes and changes to improve Macrium Reflect.

Bug Fixes v7.0.2161 - 28th April 2017:

  • Program error when displaying BitLocker encrypted drives
    An rare program exception could occur when displaying encrypted BitLockered drives. This has been resolved.
  • Various
    Various bug fixes and changes to improve Macrium Reflect.

Bug Fixes v7.0.2158 - 25th April 2017:

  • Program exception during image verification
    Some customers experienced a program error during image auto verification. This has been resolved.
  • Backup performance to local disks
    When backing up to local disks the transfer rate could sometimes be erratic and slow down during the image process. This has been resolved.
  • Reflect Monitor icon visible when no backup was running
    On some systems the tray notification icon could be unnecessarily visible when no backup was running. This has been resolved.
  • False backup running notifications at Windows logon
    A backup start notification from a previous backup could incorrectly be shown at logon. This has been resolved.
  • Windows XP Scheduled backups
    Scheduled backup could to fail to populate the 'Scheduled Backups' tab view on Windows XP. This has been resolved.
  • Various
    Various bug fixes and changes to improve Macrium Reflect.

Bug Fixes v7.0.2134 - 12th April 2017:

  • Scheduled task hang
    Scheduled tasks could hang if the target drive for the backup was unavailable. This has been resolved.
  • Very slow backups
    Some customers have experienced reported transfer rates of low mb/s or kb/s during disk Image backups. This has been resolved.
  • ReflectMonitor HotKey
    The keyboard letter used to launch ReflectMonitor would fail to change from the default 'M' when changed in the registry. This has been resolved.

What's New v7.0.2128 - 7th April 2017

  • Improved auto verification speed
    Automatic verification speed has been improved for disk images. This reduces the time taken to automatically verify at the end of a backup.

Bug Fixes

  • Index verification error
    When auto verifying split image incrementals with delta indexes the verification could fail with an Index Verification or Load errors. This has been resolved.
  • Various
    Various bug fixes and changes to improve Macrium Reflect.

Bug Fixes v7.0.2124 - 5th April 2017:

  • Failure to start on Windows XP
    Reflect would fail to start on Windows XP/Server 2003. This has been resolved.
  • Various
    Various bug fixes and changes to improve Macrium Reflect.

What's New v7.0.2117 - 3rd April 2017

  • Automatic detection of disk write performance
    When creating a disk image Macrium Reflect will now perform a simulation of the image writing process to determine the best method for the fastest image creation time.
  • Additional Scheduled task conditions
    You can now select additional schedule conditions for each schedule.
  • Run scheduled tasks as any user in the Windows Administrators group
    Scheduled tasks can now be set to run using any user in the Administrators group. Take 'Other Tasks' > 'Edit defaults' > 'Schedule' to set the account.
  • Please see this KB article for more information on this release:

Bug Fixes

  • Changed Block Tracker driver update
    An issue is resolved with Microsoft Volume Shadow copy Service (VSS) hanging. This was experienced by a few customers using previous versions of Macrium Reflect v7.
  • Various
    Various bug fixes and changes to improve Macrium Reflect.

What's New v7.0.2089 - 21st March 2017

  • Server Plus SQL Server 2016
    Server Plus now supports SQL Server 2016 instances.

Bug Fixes

  • Windows 7 - Reflect hang on startup
    Some customers have experienced a hang when Reflect starts on Windows 7. This has been resolved.
  • Shut-down warning dialog not displayed
    When scheduling backups with an automatic Windows shutdown at the end, the warning dialog wasn't being displayed. This has been resolved.
  • Network Error: Multiple connections
    The error 'Multiple connections to a server or shared resource by the same user, using more than a user name, are not allowed' could be shown when scheduled backups write to a network share. This has been resolved.
  • Backup progress not displayed
    General improvements and fixes to the ReflectMonitor utility to display the progress of scheduled backups.
  • HKLM Registry permissions issue
    Some customers have had problems saving default settings. This release will correct registry permissions and allow application defaults and settings to persist.

    Note: If the 'Changed Block Tracker' icon in the disk view has been remaining grey on your system then this release should correct the problem after the next image is created.

Bug Fixes v7.0.2079 - 16th March 2017:

  • Performance issue when backing up to local drives
    Changes have been made to improve backup performance in Reflect 7. Please see the linked release article below
  • Network share authentication issues
    Network authentication has been improved to prevent scheduled tasks from failing due to inability to write to the backup target share.
  • Changed Block Tracker Windows event messages
    Fixed case where CBT Event Viewer messages were not displayed correctly. Please note that the previous release did not fix this issue.
  • For a detailed explanation of the changes in this release please see this KB article:

Bug Fixes v7.0.2055 - 10th March 2017:

  • Task bar icon hidden when running scheduled tasks
    On some Windows systems, when running using the Windows 'built-in' Administrator account, the 'Reflect Monitor' icon in the notification area of the Windows task bar could be hidden during a scheduled task. This has been resolved

    Please note: You can also show the status of a running backup, and the last run backup in the current Windows session, by pressing 'Ctrl'+'Alt'+'M' at any time.

  • Network share authentication issues
    Network share authentication has been made more robust by automatically checking for access using both 'user name' and 'server\user name'. In addition, multiple connections to the same share no-longer result in an 'ERROR_SESSION_CREDENTIAL_CONFLICT' caused by multiple simultaneous connections.
  • Changed Block Tracker Windows event messages
    Fixed case where CBT Event Viewer messages were not displayed correctly..

    Please note: Changed Block Tracker will be enabled after installing this update. If you have manually disabled CBT then please disable again after updating.

  • viBoot driver signing
    Fixed a driver signing issue that affected some users of viBoot on Windows 10.

Bug Fixes v7.0.2035 - 7th March 2017:

  • Hang when splitting backup files
    An application hang could occur if the max file size is set in the backup definition or when backing up to a FAT32 destination. This has been resolved
  • Scheduled backups network authentication
    Scheduled backups could fail to authenticate against password protected network shares. This has been resolved and network share connection attempts are now included in the backup log
  • Failure email not sent if the backup definition xml contained errors
    If a backup definition reported 'XML Invalid' due to a disk ID mismatch then a failure email was not sent. This has been resolved

Bug Fixes v7.0.2023 - 3rd March 2017:

  • Scheduled Tasks Upgrading Error
    This release includes a startup dialog to resolve scheduled backup problems associated with converting v6 to v7 and with task saving issues in earlier versions of v7.

For more information on this please see

Bug Fixes v7.0.2001 - 28th February 2017:

  • Scheduled Tasks Run Time Error
    Some customers have experienced scheduled tasks saved with an incorrect run time after upgrading from v6 or creating/editing new tasks in v7. This releases resolves this problem.
  • Program hang at startup
    After upgrading from v6 Reflect could at startup. This releases resolves this problem.
    After installing this update, please check your scheduled tasks and correct the run time if necessary.

For more information on these problems please see

Macrium Reflect v7.0.1994 - 27th February 2017 - Initial Release

  • New backup engine
    Improved incremental backup times using a new Kernel mode changed block tracker driver to track live file system changes.
  • Virtual Image Boot
    Instant virtualization of Macrium Images using Hyper-V virtual machines and Macrium viBoot.
  • Windows Task Scheduler 2
    Macrium Reflect now uses the Windows Task Scheduler v2 API to save scheduled tasks on Windows Vista and later operating systems.
  • More Information...
    See here for more information on Macrium Reflect v7.