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This page describes recent changes to Shadow Defender, starting with the most recent release.
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Shadow Defender V1.3 Change History

Version - September 13, 2013
What's New: Supports Windows 8.1.
What's Fixed: A GUI bug related to Registry Exclusion List.

Version - August 13, 2013
What's New: One installation package for all supported Operating Systems.
What's Fixed: A bug related to File Exclusion List.

Version - August 5, 2013
What's New: Add Registry Exclusion List in Windows 7 and Windows 8.
What's Fixed: some minor bugs

Shadow Defender V1.2 Change History

Version - April 6, 2013
What's New: Add a command line tool.
What's New: Auto reuse the space used by deleted files in Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Version - February 17, 2013
What's New: Optimize SSD Trim function.
What's Fixed: A bug in Windows 8.

Version - February 14, 2013
What's New: Encrypt write cache.

Version - January 5, 2013
What's New: Compatible with SSD.

Version - November 26, 2012
What's New: Use RAM as write cache.
What's New: Windows 8 support.
What's Fixed: USB related issues in Windows 8.

Shadow Defender V1.1 Change History

Version - March 31, 2011
What's Fixed: Alter an IO command that some computers can't support.

Version - February 23, 2010
What's Fixed: Random BSOD.
What's Fixed: A bug occures when cutting a folder from an excluded folder to a normal folder.

Version - January 15, 2010
What's Fixed: A memory leak when coping a large file into an excluded folder.
What's Fixed: A bug when cutting a folder from an excluded folder to a normal folder.
What's New: A progress bar when committing files.
What's New: Program group can be customized in installation.
What's New: "Start with Windows" option.

Version - November 10, 2009
What's Fixed: Can't recover from hibernation.

Version - November 1, 2009
What's New: Support 64-bit OS.
What's New: Schedule SD to enter Shadow Mode on boot or not.
What's Fixed: Can't exit Shadow Mode when volume is full.

Version - March 5, 2009
What's Fixed: "There Is No Disk in the Drive..." Error Message When You Start Your Computer.

Version - October 6, 2008
What's Fixed: compatiable with Nero burning tool.
What's New: custom threshold free space in shadow protected volume.
What's New: some GUI changes.

Version - August 27, 2008
What's Fixed: the changes to registry database will be discarded if enter Shadow Mode immediately after install softwares.
What's New: add an option to delay a system reboot when exit Shadow Mode
What's New: add a balloon meesage when committing a big file in the background.

Version - July 7, 2008
What's Fixed: Force Shadow Defender not to run as a limited user.
What's Fixed: the installation will not be finished correctly if enter shadow mode immediately after installing softwares.
What's New: Security enhancement
What's New: Auto-sort the exclusion list

Version - June 8, 2008
What's Fixed: a GUI bug in Windows 2000

Version - May 28, 2008
What's Fixed: cannot remember commit file list while in Shadow Mode
What's Fixed: reboot suddenly when connectting a new hard disk in shadow mode.

Version - April 22, 2008
What's Fixed: conflict with Daemon Tools, Alcohol 120%, SPTD.

Version - April 15, 2008
What's Fixed: Cannot eject removable media sometimes
What's Fixed: Cannot enter shadow mode automatically (conflict with some antivirus softwares)

Version - April 10, 2008
What's New: force dismount volume before exit shadow mode
What's New: commit deleted files
What's New: do not recurse into sub-folders when committing files
What's Fixed: some minor bugs

Version - February 23, 2008
What's New: support removable media
What's New: some GUI changes
What's Fixed: some minor bugs

Version BETA - January 21, 2008
What's New: support committing all changes when exit Shadow Mode
What's New: select individual volume(s) to enter/exit Shadow Mode
What's New: delete diskpt0.sys(Shadow Defender's temporary file) automatically when exit Shadow Mode
What's New: some minor GUI changes

Shadow Defender V1.0 Change History

Version - Decemeber 27, 2007
What's New: defeat passdiskprotect_C.exe(a malware)

Version - Decemeber 25, 2007
What's New: defeat robodog(a malware)
What's Fixed: sometimes an annoying message will appear when rebooting pc

Version - November 5, 2007
What's Fixed: sometimes commit files will fail or the files committed are corrupt

Version - October 11, 2007
What's Fixed: sometimes system cannot shutdown properly

Version - August 30, 2007
What's Fixed: conflicts with FDISR
What's Fixed: a memory leak

Version - August 26, 2007
What's Fixed: conflicts with ShadowProtect
What's Fixed: conflicts with softwares which create virtual drives