Macrium Reflect v8.0.5946
Date 1st June 2021

v8.0 Initial patch frequency

Note: The latest update can be skipped if it doesn't apply to your installation or usage. Please see here


Bug fixes and Improvements v8.0.5946 - 1st June 2021

  • BitLocker Restore
    We've resolved a problem that caused partitions encrypted with BitLocker to fail to be restored if the BitLockered partition wasn't the first partition in the restore sequence, and a 'BitLocker live' restore was initiated.

    We recommend re-building your rescue media if your system uses BitLocker encryption, or if you're unsure.

Bug fixes and Improvements v8.0.5945 - 30th May 2021

  • File and Folder
    We've resolved a problem with the File and Folder source tree control not displaying selection state correctly
  • Various
    Various minor fixes and changes to improve Macrium Reflect.

Bug fixes and Improvements v8.0.5942 - 29th May 2021

  • Windows XP
    Some 32 bit components could error during initialization when running on Windows XP. This has been resolved.
  • Shutdown after Backup
    We've resolved a problem that caused the power settings after a backup to not be honored.
  • Exchange
    Exchange backups would not correctly group by year when selecting a backup to restore from. This has been resolved.
  • Scheduled Backups View
    A rare program error could occur in the schedule history view when retrieving audit history records. This has been resolved.
  • UI Improvements
    • Some Windows installations, including, but not limited to, Japanese and Chinese traditional, could substitute the UI font with an incorrect typeface. This has been resolved.
    • Image Guardian Event Viewer did not correctly display Warning icons. This has been resolved.
  • Technicians License
    The Technicians Portable application could display an incorrect expiry date in the application title bar. This has been resolved.
  • Batch Backups
    Backups run in 'batch mode', using a script by passing parameters to the Reflect command line would incorrectly show a completion dialog. This has been resolved.
  • viBoot
    viBoot could fail to load v8 encrypted image files. This has been resolved.
  • Various
    Various minor fixes and changes to improve Macrium Reflect.

Bug fixes and Improvements v8.0.5928 - 25th May 2021

  • Reflect UI Font
    We've changed the menu fonts used in v8.0 to be the same face and point size as in v7.x. A future update will add additional configuration options.
  • Main Toolbar
    The main application toolbar can now by hidden to save space. Take the 'View' > 'Toolbar' menu option.
  • Log View
    • To save screen space, we've added a Show/Hide button for the filter options in the Log View.
    • Logs were not being purged on startup when the retention was set for zero days. This has been resolved.
    • We've resolved a crash when loading log files that are empty.
  • File and Folder
    • File and Folder backups could incorrectly report access denied for some files when backing up. This has been resolved.
    • The copied files list now shows Modified and Created dates in local time rather than UTC.
  • Installer
    The 32 bit installer could crash unexpectedly on some systems. This has been resolved.
  • Password Reveal
    Password reveal box now supports Windows Hello PIN authentication..
  • MS Outlook 365
    We've fixed a problem with Outlook personal account usage in the MS Outlook 365 Email Settings

v8.0.5903 - 17th May 2021

  • Macrium Reflect v8.0 - First Public Release
    We're excited to announce the official release of Macrium Reflect v8.0.

    Macrium Reflect v8.0 has been comprehensively overhauled to provide a better user experience, and we've added some great new functionality as well...

    • Resilient File System (ReFS) and exFAT support
    • Dark Theme
    • Intra-Daily scheduled backups
    • Removable media Imaging and Cloning support
    • Automatic partition resizing when restoring or cloning to different sized disks
    • New 'Existing Backups' view
    • Improved File and Folder backup wizard
    • Improved backup file name functionality
    • New tbFAT driver for mounting File and Folder backups
    • Redesigned and Improved 'Log' view
    • OAuth 2.0 email authentication for Gmail and Outlook 365
    • viBoot now includes Oracle VirtualBox support

    Please visit our knowledgebase for more information: New in Macrium Reflect 8.0