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Shadow Defender V1.4 Change History
Version 22.214.171.1243 - September 1, 2014
New: Add the ability to exclude HKEY_CURRENT_USER Registry Item.
New: Check updates automatically.
Fixed: Some minor bugs.
Version 126.96.36.1999 - April 25, 2014
New: Track 0 virtualization.
New: Hidden boot volume will be shadowed automatically when system volume is shadowed.
Fixed: Some minor bugs.
Shadow Defender V1.3 Change History
Version 188.8.131.527 - September 13, 2013
New: Supports Windows 8.1.
Fixed: A GUI bug related to Registry Exclusion List.
Version 184.108.40.2065 - August 13, 2013
New: One installation package for all supported Operating Systems.
Fixed: A bug related to File Exclusion List.
Version 220.127.116.114 - August 5, 2013
New: Add Registry Exclusion List in Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Fixed: Some minor bugs
Shadow Defender V1.2 Change History
Version 18.104.22.1686 - April 6, 2013
New: Add a command line tool.
New: Auto reuse the space used by deleted files in Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Version 22.214.171.1240 - February 17, 2013
New: Optimize SSD Trim function.
Fixed: A bug in Windows 8.
Version 126.96.36.1998 - February 14, 2013
New: Encrypt write cache.
Version 188.8.131.525 - January 5, 2013
New: Compatible with SSD.
Version 184.108.40.2066 - November 26, 2012
New: Use RAM as write cache.
New: Windows 8 support.
Fixed: USB related issues in Windows 8.
Shadow Defender V1.1 Change History
Version 220.127.116.111 - March 31, 2011
Fixed: Alter an IO command that some computers can't support.
Version 18.104.22.1685 - February 23, 2010
Fixed: Random BSOD.
Fixed: A bug occures when cutting a folder from an excluded folder to a normal folder.
Version 22.214.171.1240 - January 15, 2010
Fixed: A memory leak when coping a large file into an excluded folder.
Fixed: A bug when cutting a folder from an excluded folder to a normal folder.
New: A progress bar when committing files.
New: Program group can be customized in installation.
New: "Start with Windows" option.
Version 126.96.36.1995 - November 10, 2009
Fixed: Can't recover from hibernation.
Version 188.8.131.524 - November 1, 2009
New: Support 64-bit OS.
New: Schedule SD to enter Shadow Mode on boot or not.
Fixed: Can't exit Shadow Mode when volume is full.
Version 184.108.40.2068 - March 5, 2009
Fixed: "There Is No Disk in the Drive..." Error Message When You Start Your Computer.
Version 220.127.116.115 - October 6, 2008
Fixed: compatiable with Nero burning tool.
New: custom threshold free space in shadow protected volume.
New: some GUI changes.
Version 18.104.22.1680 - August 27, 2008
Fixed: the changes to registry database will be discarded if enter Shadow Mode immediately after install softwares.
New: add an option to delay a system reboot when exit Shadow Mode
New: add a balloon meesage when committing a big file in the background.
Version 22.214.171.1245 - July 7, 2008
Fixed: Force Shadow Defender not to run as a limited user.
Fixed: the installation will not be finished correctly if enter shadow mode immediately after installing softwares.
New: Security enhancement
New: Auto-sort the exclusion list
Version 126.96.36.1999 - June 8, 2008
Fixed: a GUI bug in Windows 2000
Version 188.8.131.528 - May 28, 2008
Fixed: cannot remember commit file list while in Shadow Mode
Fixed: reboot suddenly when connectting a new hard disk in shadow mode.
Version 184.108.40.206 - April 22, 2008
Fixed: conflict with Daemon Tools, Alcohol 120%, SPTD.
Version 220.127.116.11 - April 15, 2008
Fixed: Cannot eject removable media sometimes
Fixed: Cannot enter shadow mode automatically (conflict with some antivirus softwares)
Version 18.104.22.168 - April 10, 2008
New: force dismount volume before exit shadow mode
New: commit deleted files
New: do not recurse into sub-folders when committing files
Fixed: some minor bugs
Version 22.214.171.124 - February 23, 2008
New: support removable media
New: some GUI changes
Fixed: some minor bugs
Version 126.96.36.199 BETA - January 21, 2008
New: support committing all changes when exit Shadow Mode
New: select individual volume(s) to enter/exit Shadow Mode
New: delete diskpt0.sys(Shadow Defender's temporary file) automatically when exit Shadow Mode
New: some minor GUI changes
Shadow Defender V1.0 Change History
Version 188.8.131.52 - Decemeber 27, 2007
New: defeat passdiskprotect_C.exe(a malware)
Version 184.108.40.206 - Decemeber 25, 2007
New: defeat robodog(a malware)
Fixed: sometimes an annoying message will appear when rebooting pc
Version 220.127.116.11 - November 5, 2007
Fixed: sometimes commit files will fail or the files committed are corrupt
Version 18.104.22.168 - October 11, 2007
Fixed: sometimes system cannot shutdown properly
Version 22.214.171.124 - August 30, 2007
Fixed: conflicts with FDISR
Fixed: a memory leak
Version 126.96.36.199 - August 26, 2007
Fixed: conflicts with ShadowProtect
Fixed: conflicts with softwares which create virtual drives