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R-Undelete: version history

Postby Alt » Thu Nov 15, 2012 1:31 pm

R-Undelete 6.2.169731 Sun Sep 17, 2017
New features:

+ File scan info is automatically saved then loaded. Files
are saved into %AppData%/R-TT/RUndelete/scaninfo and stored for 30


* Update checking, loading, and installing
* General stability of the program
* Program compatibility with Windows XP


- Possible program crashing when displaying files fixed.
- When scanning of an unrecognized / unallocated space was interrupted and a partition had been found, only the found partition was shown. Fixed.
- Several cosmetic bugs fixed.

R-Undelete 6.2 build 169597 September 6, 2017
* More information is displayed during disk image creation

* Several bugs that may resulted in program lags are fixed
* Some GUI cosmetic bugs are fixed

R-Undelete 6.2 build 169533 August 24, 2017
New features:
+ File recovery from disks with unrecognized or unsupported file systems

* Image files are automatically shown as tiles on the Pictures tab
* Small unallocated spaces (less than 16MB) and system partitions where user files are unlikely to reside are no more shown on the Disks panel

R-Undelete 6.1 build 169323 July 24, 2017
New features:
+ A new, redesigned R-Undelete wizard-style interface
+ Lifetime Updates
+ Automatic pre-sorting of found files to the file type tabs and sorting files by their names, paths, sizes, or dates

* Modernization of the data analyzing kernel that speeds up file recovery procedure and refines its results
* File viewer design and performance enhancements
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Re: R-Undelete: version history

Postby Alt » Mon Sep 18, 2017 11:36 am

R-Undelete 5.1 build 165337 Thu Feb 09, 2017 12:24 pm
New features:
+ Support for the ReFS2+ file system (Windows 2016 Server);
+ Support for NTFS deduplication;
+ New extended duplicate file processing options.

* Improved support for the NTFS log;
* Extended recovery log;
* Improved data copying in Hexadecimal viewer;
* A file path can be scrolled and copied in the "File already exists" dialog box.

- Data copy commands might work incorrectly on the Properties tab. Fixed.
- Time zones were not taken into account when sorting files by time, files might appear in the previous day. Fixed.
- Internal fixes and improvements.

R-Undelete 5.0.165150 Tue Nov 01, 2016
New features:
+ Support for NVME devices.

* Greatly improved raw file search (data recovery using file signatures):
- better recognition of mp3 and mkv files;
- a special parser for mts, mpeg, flv, and gz files;
- file names from internal tags for pdf, docx, doc files;
- support for time+manufacturer+gps for mov files created by iPhone6 and later models.
* S.M.A.R.T. support for disks storing S.M.A.R.T. threshold data in a non-standard place.
* Files which date are not within the "1970 - the current year" interval are placed to the Invalid Time folder.
* The Find/Mark dialog box is re-invoked in the Advanced mode if it was in that mode last time. It also keeps those last advanced search/marked parameters.

- The number of marked files and folders wasn't changing while files were being recovered. Fixed.
- Incorrect values when units were changed from Hex to Sectors. Fixed.
- Sometimes R-Undelete increased the values for month and day by one during file search and setting a file mask. Fixed.
- Many cosmetic bugs are fixed.
- The program could hang when a partition was opened with files sorted by time stamps. Fixed.
- The Copy Text command might copy information incorrectly when files were sorted by timestamps and extensions. Fixed.
- It was impossible to enter HEX data on the Scan dialog box. Fixed.
- The scan info might disappear from the Drives view when the scan was stopped and then continued, although it appeared again when the scan was stopped again. Fixed.

R-Undelete 5.0.164588 Wed Jun 08, 2016
New features:
+ A new data analyzing and recovery kernel that improves data recovery speed and results.
+ Faster Open Drive Files operation.
+ A new advanced algorithm for recovering exFAT partitions.

* HDD S.M.A.R.T. status is now shown using HDD icons.
* Improved S.M.A.R.T. information monitoring.
* Hard links, symbolic links, and their targets have now different icons.
* Optimized memory usage for large disk scanning.
* Timestamps (Created/Modified/Accessed) can be specified separately on the Find/Mark and Mask dialog boxes.
* The raw file recovery algorithm (search for Known File Types) is greatly improved. The entire file signature database was checked and corrected.
Hexadecimal viewer:
* The status bar now shows the cursor offset in the decimal format, too.
* Search for Not equal string is added.

- R-Undelete might crash during scan. Fixed.
- Names of several S.M.A.R.T. attributes were corrected.
- Sometimes R-Undelete could not find exFAT partitions during disk scan. Fixed.
- Many cosmetic and localization bugfixes are fixed.

R-Undelete 4.9.159747 Thu Sep 24, 2015
- Sometimes a search for a file operation might result in a program crash. Fixed.
- File search for recursively interlinked files in Directory Junctions might result in an endless cycle.
- Several cosmetic bugfixes.

R-Undelete 4.9.159562 Fri Aug 14, 2015
* Improved support for NTFS $LogFile
* Improved file recovery from FAT32 disks

R-Undelete 4.9.159222 Tue Jul 28, 2015
New features:
+ A new advanced algorithm for raw file recovery (search for file signatures).
+ Support for Directory Junctions and Symbolic Links

* Now R-Undelete shows extra files found by their file signature both in the Raw Files folder and in recognized partitions.
* The file recovery algorithm has been optimized.

- When recovering Directory Junctions, R-Undelete might save files to the Directory Junctions symbolic paths rather than to the recovery path. Fixed.
- R-Undelete asked to save scaninfo before initial scanning an opened image or loading scan info. Fixed.
- R-Undelete attached recognized partitions from an opened dsk disk image to those on the original hard drive. Fixed.
- R-Undelete cut text strings in the progress window. Fixed.
- When very many files were recovered, the progress window might be visible for sometimes even when file recovery was completed. Fixed.
- Windows 10 might be incorrectly recognized as Windows 8.1. Fixed.

R-Undelete 4.9.158799 Mon May 25, 2015
- Sometimes R-Undelete showed folders deleted from the root folder in Extra Found Files rather than in the root folder. Fixed.
- Slow recovery of many small files (>10,000). Fixed.
- Directory Junctions weren’t showed correctly under Windows. Fixed.
- R-Undelete might not show the overall data recovery progress. Fixed.
- R-Undelete sometimes didn’t show correctly progress for some operations like partition opening, imaging. Fixed.

R-Undelete 4.9.156783 Tue Apr 14, 2015
* Optimized memory management to minimize risks of program crash.

- R-Undelete might crash when many images were open one after another. Fixed.
- The program didn’t search for files in the order specified by extension and time stamp sorting.
- An extra right character was saved to the file when a command Save to Hexadecimal File was performed for a selected area in Text/Hexadecimal Viewer. Fixed.

R-Undelete 4.9.156454 Thu Feb 19, 2015
New features:
+ Accelerated disk scan for fast-read devices.
+ Search for deleted file versions. R-Undelete can search for deleted file versions using their sizes, names and extensions, and recognized file types as the search parameters.

* More reliable and significantly faster recognition of NTFS and FAT partitions.
* Files found using both search for known file types and file record analysis are now shown only in the file/folder structure.
* Improved data selection in the Hexadecimal editor. Now the beginning and end of the area to be selected can be set by the Select from and Select to commands in the shortcut menu.
* The Hexadecimal reader shows now a search position together with the progress bar.

- Sometimes scan might freeze. Fixed.
- It was impossible to enter hex values in the offset field in the Hexadecimal viewer. Fixed.
- Sometimes data search didn't work in the Hexadecimal viewer, and it was impossible to stop it. Fixed.
- Some settings were GUI language-dependent. When the language was changed, they got lost, when the language was changed back, they appeared again. Fixed.
- The title of the Size column got lost when the column size was changed on the first panel. Fixed.
- The Command Show S.M.A.R.T. from on shortcut menu was active for an HDD image. Fixed.
- Search for Extra Found Files was disabled by default during simultaneous image creation and disk scan. Fixed.

R-Undelete 4.8.155159 Mon Jul 14, 2014
New features:
+ S.M.A.R.T. attribute monitoring. R-Undelete can display S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) attributes for hard drives to show their hardware health and predict their possible failures. Any unnecessary work with such hard drives should be avoided if S.M.A.R.T. warnings appear.

- The Create scan information file option on the Create Image dialog box was enabled by default. Fixed.
- R-Undelete might show deleted files/folders which MFT records were occupied with new ones on wrong places. Fixed.
- A default Crash Report filename contained an illegal character :. Fixed.
- R-Undelete didn’t take into account folder’s hard links during file search. (It didn’t show files in hard links.). Fixed.
- Incorrect behavior of the Failed hardlink recovery dialog box. Fixed.
- The Create scan information option was selected by default on the Create Image dialog box. Fixed.
- R-Undelete failed to create an image when a new folder was selected. Fixed.
- R-Undelete might freeze when attempting to open a file of a multi-file image with some other files moved to another place. Fixed.
- There was no warning about re-writing the scan info file when a new pair of a disk image and scan info files were to be written over the existing one. Fixed.
- It was impossible to change scan parameters for simultaneous disk scanning and imaging. Fixed.
- R-Undelete might freeze when analyzing file systems with cyclic cross-links. Fixed.
- R- Undelete didn’t warn its user that is was going to overwrite an existing scan info or image file. Fixed.
- The Hexadecimal viewer might freeze after an I/O error. Fixed.
- Some cosmetic bugfixes.

R-Undelete 4.7 build 154111 Tue Sep 24, 2013
Maintenance release

R-Undelete 4.7 build 154025 Fri Aug 16, 2013
- The shortcut menu in Windows explorer didn't work. Fixed.
- R-Undelete might crash when re-enumerating files on large partitions. Fixed.
- R-Undelete might add an incorrect file extensions to the file name when the image type was switched to "Byte to byte image". Fixed.
- R-Undelete always showed empty folders regardless of whether Show empty folders was enabled/disabled on the File Mask dialog box. Fixed.
- Read-only folders might be shown when selecting places to save files. Fixed.
- R-Undelete showed folders even when Look at: Folders was disabled. Fixed.

R-Undelete 4.6 build 153643 Sat Mar 23, 2013
New features:
+ Support for ReFS (Resilient File System), a new local file system Microsoft introduced in its Windows 2012 Server.
+ Support for Windows 2012 Server OS.

- File Previewer didn’t show non-Latin characters in file names. Fixed.
R-Undelete 4.5.152119 Fri Nov 20, 2012
= The built-in hexadecimal editor is renamed to the hexadecimal viewer, so are the corresponding commands.

- Sometimes scan info wasn’t saved together with the image file. Fixed.
- The same image (rdr) could be opened multiple times. Fixed.
- The option Recover real folder structure was active when files were sorted by their real structure. Fixed.
- The command Create Image was active for opened images. Fixed.
- When the shortcut menu command Refresh was executed on the first panel, recognized partitions might appear, and they even could be scanned. Fixed.
- The shortcut menu command Close All Previews was active when all preview instances were closed using the closed button. Fixed.
- R-Undelete might not ask the user to save scan info. Fixed.
- When the disk has been changed, the Find Results still contained found files for the previous disk. Fixed.
- When the disk scan was interrupted using the Stop Detailed Scan command and Stop and return to the Select Disk panel is selected, the Next button was active at the first panel even when no disks were selected. Fixed.
- Several cosmetic bugs are fixed.

R-Undelete 4.5.152110 Fri Nov 02, 2012
New features
+ R-Undelete Home: a free for home user version that recovers files from storage media with the FAT file system without any trial limitations. An ideal solution for photo and video recovery, and recovery of other files stored on SD cards, USB memory sticks, and alike. It also recovers files from NTFS disks with trial limitations. Turns into full-functioning R-Undelete upon registration.
+ A new file previewer that supports additional file formats: Adobe Acrobat pdf, Microsoft Office documents doc, xls, ppt (Office 97-2003), docx, xlsx, pptx.
+ Simultaneous image creation and scan. Now the R-Undelete can create an image and simultaneously scan the data being copied. In this case the program creates two files stored at the same place: an image file and file with the scan info.
+ New, faster, and more robust algorithms for scan for Known File Types and processing the FAT file system. These algorithms are adapted to multi-core architectures and include critical situation processing to prevent the program from freezing and crash.

* Scan of large disks is improved. Now the program can process 2^64 elements rather than 2^32 as in previous versions. This prevents R-Undelete from locking while analyzing disks with huge numbers of files.
* The GUI language can be changed on-the-fly.
* Better file system parsing to eliminate duplicate file records.

- On the Find/Mark and File Mask dialog boxes, it was possible to enter inconsistent data interval into the between field. Fixed,
- Long paths for recovered files were incorrectly displayed in the Wait dialog box. Fixed.
- Corrections in the French localization.
- Search might not work is some parameters are entered into the Find/Mark dialog box. Fixed.
- An image file might not be saved on a FAT32 disk if Image split size Fixed on the Create Image dialog box is selected as 4Gb FAT32. Fixed.
- The progress bar showed the progress only for the current file recovery. Fixed.
- Already scanned objects could be shown incorrectly if scan had been interrupted or the disk hadn’t been completely scanned. Fixed.
- The program could sometimes crash while searching for files. Fixed.
- The program could freeze if an empty mask was specified in File view. Fixed.
- Some bugfixes in data representation in Scan info display.
- The pre-viewer could start at the background. Fixed.

R-Undelete build 134130 Jul 20, 2011
- Corrections in the French localization.
- Possible crashes during scan and opening of files.
- Search might not work is some parameters are entered into the Find/Mark dialog box. Fixed.
- An image file might not be saved on a FAT32 disk if Image split size Fixed on the Create Image dialog box is selected as 4Gb FAT32. Fixed.

R-Undelete v4.1 build 134121 Jun 09, 2011
New features:
+ Multilanguage support for GUI and help is added.

* Better file system parsing to eliminate duplicate file records.
* Search for the next file can be performed with all “Look in” variants.

- Already scanned objects could be shown incorrectly if scan had been interrupted or the disk hadn’t been completely scanned. Fixed.
- R-Undelete could sometimes crash while searching for files. Fixed.
- R-Undelete could freeze if an empty mask was specified in File view. Fixed.
- There was a very strange default date (09/14/1752) on the File Mask (Advanced) dialog box. Fixed.
- Several small internal and cosmetic bugs are fixed.

R-Undelete v4.1 build 133519 Sat Feb 12, 2011
* Work with FAT is improved.

- The progress bar showed the progress only for the current file recovery. Fixed.
- Some bugfixes in data representation in Scan info display.
- The pre-viewer could start at the background. Fixed.
- Sometimes duplicate file records were not always deleted. Fixed.

R-Undelete v4.1 Build 132959 Oct 21, 2010
New features:
+ Support for exFAT.
+ Greatly enhanced scanning for FAT partitions.
+ Greatly enhanced scanning for NTFS partitions.
+ Greatly enhanced scanning for known file types

* If there are cross-linked folders with the same name in one folder, only one folder will be shown.
* Known File Types can be specified for a single scan session without changing default settings.
* Scan info can be loaded from the File Recovery wizard.

- Recovery of large files (+4GB) is fixed.
- Invalid characters can now be edited in the Broken file name dialog box.
- Files with bad sectors are correctly recovered now.
- Sometimes R-Undelete might crash when recovering files with bad sectors if Skip files with bad sectors was selected. Fixed.
- Sometimes the There is not enough space on the disk message might appear when recovered files were saved to a flash or network drive. Fixed.
- Sometimes R-Undelete unexpectedly might stop searching for files. Fixed.
- Files in Extra Found Files couldn't be previewed. Fixed.
- Modification time wasn’t recovered for a folder. Fixed.
- Several internal and cosmetic bugs are fixed.

R-Undelete 4.0 Build 129021 Sep 10, 2009
* Better processing of FAT partitions.
* If there are cross-linked folders with the same name in one folder, only one folder will be shown.

- Sometimes R-Studio stopped scanning and image creation after the first bad sector.
- In some cases for FAT partitions R-Undelete didn't show content in folders for which there were cross-linked folders.

R-Undelete 4.0 Build 129019 Sep 03, 2009
New features:
+ The Recover, Mark, Preview items are added on the Find Results shortcut menu
+ The Select All and Clear All buttons are added to the Settings → File Types tab
+ Messages explaining errors in RAID parameters are added to the RAID reconstruction module.
+ Recovery of attributes and alternative data streams for folders are added.

* New widgets for drive size specification are added
* Enhanced representation and selection for logical disks/partitions on a drive, their properties can be edited.
* There is no default path when the Recover dialog box is called at the first time.
* The address of the cursor position is specified in the Range from field on the Fill dialog box.
* Files being recovered on the fly, for which parent folders cannot be found, are saved to temporal folders ($$$Folder...)

- The property tree shrank when a drive was selected.
- Now it is possible to register R-Studio during data recovery. Earlier the registration process stopped file recovery.
- Mark did not worked in Extra Found Files
- Now R-Undelete releases memory correctly after the Preview process.
- MFT File Record template is now appears in the Text/hexadecimal editor
- Rows/columns are displayed more accurately under certain window sizes in HexVew.
- The folder icon is corrected in Windows 7

R-Undelete 4.0 Build 1290121 Aug 16, 2009
* Scanning for known file types is enhanced

R-Undelete 4.0 Build 127535 Jan 20, 2009
+ Mark files up from the current folder
+ Support for digital camera raw images for: Canon,Fuji,Minolta,Nikon,Olympus,Sony,Sigma

= Mark/Unmark algorithm

- Incorrect logging for second file recovery
- Files were not sorted if other sorting is opened
- The main window size was not kept
- Work with user's Known File Types

R-Undelete 4.0 Build 127531 Dec 30, 2008
- A number of bugs in file finding/marking
- Some small bugs

R-Undelete 4.0 Build 127529 Dec 11, 2008
= The Set for all drives button replaced the Use the value for all drives checkbox on the Settings -> Bad sectors panel

- Corrected word Confirmations on the Settings menu
- Crashes sometimes happened when all items in Known Files Types were selected
- It was possible to create several dialogs for the file recovery path on the Recover dialog box
- The I/O tries property might become read-only when the Debug mode was disabled.
- Several GUI bugs

R-Undelete 4.0: Build 127528 Dec 07, 2008
= Physical drives are sorted by their numbers

- Some crashes under Windows 98
- Some small bug fixes

R-Undelete 4.0: Build 127523 Nov 17, 2008
* Sometimes the file system was re-scanned after file recovery.
* The byte by byte images contained some auxiliary data.
* Occasional incorrect estimation of Estimated size for compressed imaged.
* Occasional incorrect behavior of horizontal scroll control in TextView under vertical scrolling.
* Some small bugs
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