Image for Windows: Upgrade History

  • Version 3.47 – September 27, 2021
  • Scheduled task option in settings will now use a local dialog instead of using the task scheduler itself.
  • Added the partition list to the details given for a drive when simple operations is enabled and the information button used.
  • Logging output includes size information instead of only sectors for certain items.
  • Logging output of the completion code includes additional information.
  • Corrected dot in filename from causing issues with hash file naming.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.46 – July 3, 2021
  • Updated version to keep consistent with changed imaging products.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.45 – June 18, 2021
  • Changed the overwrite partitions and files dialog to use a fixed width font for proper alignment.
  • Changed to allow selection of a network location in simple operations mode through the UI.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.44 – May 20, 2021
  • Expanded the options available for scheduling a task.
  • Corrected handling edge case of foreign characters in registered name.
  • Changed installer to suppress prompts on errors during silent installs.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.43 – March 6, 2021
  • Added description to Error code 75 that could show up with no description in log.
  • Added Windows version to IFW.LOG.
  • Changed logging to put out time prefix even if multi-line log item.
  • Corrected handling of a small range of foreign characters in registered name.
  • Corrected potential of multicast to stall with “Waiting for Instructions”.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.42 – December 17, 2020
  • Handle foreign characters better entering registration name and key and with TBWinPE Builder.
  • Obsoleted /cp (CodePage) option and added support for a new registry DWORD value CodePage at HKLM\SOFTWARE\TeraByte Unlimited\Image. Note: If you have any problems with stored passwords or characters in general creating the value as zero will revert the codepage to match what prior versions used.
  • Added global option /asd (AllowSimpleDelete) to allow a user to delete the files listed on the validate or restore simple operations list by using the delete key.
  • Removed noisy b4b errors from logging to event log unless loglevel bit 0x80000000 is set.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.41 – August 1, 2020
  • Enhanced makedisk to support putting large (>4GiB) .TBI files on a TBWinPE/RE boot DVD/BD disc.
  • Changed to allow certain file path variables to work with changes only backups that were not available previously.
  • NOTE: If using incrementals/differentals for GPT drives with an Intel RST partition then you will need to create a new full.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.40 – May 28, 2020
  • Fixed potential crash saving to partition with large cluster size.
  • Added more descriptive file system id descriptions for GPT partitions.
  • NOTE: If using incrementals/differentals for GPT drives with a Windows RE or Intel RST partition then you will need to create a new full.
  • Corrected full drive raw copy operation.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.39 – April 20, 2020
  • Packaged with new MAKEDISK.EXE that allows a multi-partition option for UFD.
  • Added /mi (MaxIncrementals) option to UI, moving EMAIL settings to its own tab.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.38 – February 28, 2020
  • Changed default of /fddc (FDDevCache) to use lazy write. Prior default was /fddc:1
  • Corrected additional Unicode regressions.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.37 – January 25, 2020
  • Added /utg (UseTargetGUID) option to reuse overwritten partitions GUID.
  • Added check to verify PHYLock driver exists after 3 second delay when installing PHYlock driver.
  • Note: Passwords stored with this version require this version or newer to be usable.
  • Several other changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.36 – December 20, 2019
  • Corrected consolidate option to pull forward exclusion list.
  • Updated to include TBOSDT 1.96.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.35 – December 14, 2019
  • Updated to include TBOSDT 1.95.
  • Added /sud (SaveUEFIData) option.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.34 – November 11, 2019
  • Fixed regression where the viewing command line reset the compression option to be the default for simple operations.
  • Removed obsolete reference that prevented email from being able to use IP6 address types.
  • Fixed potential issue with a GPT created on 4K sector sized disks.
  • Packaged with new makedisk version that supports Unicode.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.33 – October 16, 2019
  • Added NTFS Large cluster support.
  • Change to be packaged with IFL x64 version instead of IFL x86 version.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.32 – August 30, 2019
  • The image file created by this version requires an Image version 3.32 or later to restore.
  • Potential speed enhancements for restore and validate byte-for-byte. Note: Using the defaults may result with some faster systems seeing slightly slower differential/incremental restore times than the prior version.
  • Added /vsseex (VSSExcludeExtra) option to prevent byte-for-byte validate errors when using VSS on Win10. The VSS bug/problem causes inconsistent data being returned for areas used by certain file system metadata files.
  • Change options /mtdecomp, /mtso, /mtvb defaults.
  • Added /mtsomt (MTSectorsOutMT) option.
  • Added /vbbm (ValidateBytesBufMultiplier) option that enables new validate byte-for-byte method.
  • Added /mtvbbm (MTValidateBytesBufMultipiler) option for the new /mtsomt option.
  • Added ability to append a custom description to simple mode operation backups.
  • Corrected exFAT cluster size calculation for large volumes.
  • Corrected a potential exFAT resize failure.
  • Changed /uy to retry failed locks on backup up to 5 times before continuing.
  • New right click and TBIHD options added to the simple mode validate/restore file selection screen.
  • Fixed regression with /wipe option on single item restores/copies.
  • Corrected restoring multi-pass with pre-validate option.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.31 – June 25, 2019
  • Added $MSVR$ option to /STDOUT option.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.30 – May 18, 2019
  • Corrected issue that could cause restored partitions remaining locked until exiting the program.
  • Fixed OK button to work on simple restore options dialog.
  • Added “Write Standard MBR Code” option to simple operations copy and restore.
  • Change simple operation copy and restore to write entire first track (RFTS= available).
  • Enhanced resizing calculations when a recovery partition is specified via /rp.
  • TBWinPE builder added support for TBIHD and scanning/connecting to basic Wi-Fi networks.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.29 – April 26, 2019
  • The image file created by this version requires an Image version 3.29 or later to restore.
  • Change to ignore email configuration if no host (allowing other fields to be set).
  • Fixed potential abnormal termination at end of operations.
  • Full drive restore sizing and scaling enhancements.
  • Added bit 17 (0x200) to /of option to allow 3 digit padding of extensions of image files created (hash files not affected).
  • Added /hdir option to allow placing hash files in an alternate location.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.28 – April 6, 2019
  • Fixed regression with /msvr sending Unicode instead of multi-byte data.
  • Fixed potential creation of thousands of empty files and faulting during simple mode backup.
  • Added /loginout (LogInOut) option.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.27 – March 18, 2019
  • Fix regression reading various single byte input files.
  • Added more EMBR out of sync indicators.
  • Change disk type conversion from out of sync EMBR to MBR to use MBR only.
  • Added the new TBIHD utility to TBIView. TBIHD allows loading .TBI files has physical hard drives.
  • Changed installer to allow changing TBIView components.
  • Changed /logl (LogLevel) to use bit 15 (8000h) as flush indicator instead of level 10 or higher.
  • Added TBWinPE/RE builder option to automatically add installed storage and network drivers to build as well as option to build with basic Wi-Fi functionality and ability to export existing Wi-Fi profiles to use.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.26 – February 7, 2019
  • The image file created by this version requires an Image version 3.26 or later to restore.
  • Added /skuj (SkipUsnJrnl) option to omit the usnjrnl data from being backed up.(
  • Fix issue where email could be cut off or log Email send failure 97.
  • Enhance changing UUID on Ext2/3/4 file system to support csum feature.
  • Change simple operation mode to offer limited options for backup, copy and restore.
  • Added /opw (OPW) option to support saving obfuscation of password and saving a default password.
  • Fix regression starting with 3.07 on using backwards compatible option.
  • New schedule task UI via Schedule Task button on summary dialog.
  • TBIView windows versions offers option to find file by lba or list changed files.
  • Released as Unicode version (no longer mulit-byte version). Ensure all binary files updated to latest versions.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.25 – December 8, 2018
  • Repackaged with TBOSDT 1.85 to fix regression in SET TEXTLINE.

 

 

  • Version 3.25 – December 7, 2018
  • Added /cp (CodePage) option and changed default.
  • Corrected conflict between restore first track and wipe unused sectors options where restored first track sectors were wiped on full drive restore.
  • Updated BartPE builder for the latest projects.
  • Change NTFS support to pull forward new style security references.
  • Added View/Mount buttons to simple operations file selection dialog.
  • Build platform moved from VS2008 to VS2017.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.24 – October 11, 2018
  • Remove trailing spaces from filename (/f) command line parameter.
  • Added buttons in settings to start the boot media wizards that are found in the default locations.

 

 

  • Version 3.23 – October 10, 2018
  • Changed Show/Save Command to not output a command line that uses DOS or Windows escape sequences.
  • Changed Show/Save Command to create the proper command line for Simple Operations backup.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.22a – September 17, 2018
  • Corrected regression on VSS with Bitlocker backing up RAW instead of used areas only.

 

 

  • Version 3.22 – September 8, 2018
  • Add /lvm (LVM) option to support data-only areas of self contained LVM partitions.
  • Add full support for exFAT.
  • Graphic buttons now print text to support translated versions.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.21 – July 28, 2018
  • Update for TBOSDT update.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.20 – July 2, 2018
  • Potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.19 – June 24, 2018
  • Added support for BootIt UEFI hidden GPT.
  • Reverted the create sector hash option to default to false again and renamed the option in the UI.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.18 – May 4, 2018
  • Fix trial version timeout creating TBWinPE/RE boot disk.
  • Changed the default to create the sector hash on backup.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.17 – April 11, 2018
  • Added support for {# #} style passwords with /login option.
  • Fix potential problem during EXT2/3/4 resize caused by missing inode flush.
  • Output /pw to scheduled tasks and command line view.
  • Moved location for Show Command and Schedule Backup.
  • Added /showtbwp (ShowTBWinPE) button option to save command lines for TBWinPE/RE environment and BootWim support.
  • Change to use disk GUID on differential matching if GPT drive instead of always using MBR signature.
  • Change so global options on interactive command line are not saved to .INI file unless in UI.
  • Several enhancements to TBWinPE builder, including new BootWIM options, Support for Narrator in TBWinRE Windows 10 1703+ builds, and work-around for potential issues when building on Win10 versions newer than 1709.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.16 – January 12, 2018 – Reissued
  • Version with IFD 3.16 rebuilt for proper executable.

 

 

  • Version 3.16 – January 12, 2018
  • Corrected NTFS condition that could cause crash on mount.
  • Added version check button to settings.
  • Fixed paths for latest TBIView and TBIMount versions while in simple operations mode.
  • Ignore excluding Active Directory database if included in FilesToNotBackup.
  • Added ProtectItâ„¢ component to protect \TERABYTE_TBI_BACKUPS folders from modification from other applications.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.15 – December 15, 2017
  • New release for updated TBOSDT.
  • Enhanced COPYWIN.TBS and CHGDTYPE.TBS scripts.
  • Change to only select volumes with drive letters for the PHYLock disk cache.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.14 – December 9, 2017
  • Corrected regression on foreign character handling.
  • Other changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.13 – November 10, 2017
  • Corrected exception fault that would occur at end of run when /exlist was used.
  • Added /rfsid (RelaxFSID) option.
  • Changed /vsshes command to do its processing even when Windows VSS reports (starting in 1709) that it supports the EFI System partition.
  • Other changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.12 – October 25, 2017
  • Fixed regression introduced in 3.09 that could cause a deadlock at the end of a IFW GUI operation.
  • Added /trim (TRIM) option to restore and copy operations.
  • Expanded the Update Boot Partition (/ubp) option to include all NTFS partitions as well as active partition on the target drive.
  • TBWinPE Builder: Fixes and enhancements.
  • TBINotify: Added button to settings to turn off fast startup.
  • Other changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.11 – September 19, 2017
  • Fixed regression in /mserver option that caused connection to disconnect prematurely.
  • TBWinPE Builder: Fixes and enhancements.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.10 – August 19, 2017
  • First track errors won’t automatically abort backup.
  • Added /maxdss (MaxDriveStoreSize) option to limit simple operation store size for a drive.
  • TBWinPE Builder: Enhanced /bootwim command line option.
  • Miscellaneous changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.09 – July 25, 2017
  • TBWinPE Builder: Added /bootwim command line option to directly boot a TBWinPE/RE WIM file and optionally run a script or IFW command.
  • Miscellaneous changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.08 – June 28, 2017
  • Added /ivdfs (IgnoreVirtDevFileSize) to ignore sector alignment check on virtual drive file size.
  • Corrected metadata restores when used with encryption option.
  • Corrected corrupted data at start of CD/DVD/BD (disc 2+) when validate disc option was used and mtcomp:0 was not.
  • Change delete of exlist or vss excluded files on NTFS to update metadata of the directory the file existed in.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.07 – May 26, 2017
  • The image file created by this version requires an Image version 3.07 or later to restore.
  • Added /tmbps (ThrottleMbps), /tsecs (ThrottleSeconds), /tintv (ThrottleIntervals) option to throttle file output.
  • Added /imdsf (IgnoreMDSpecialFiles) option for use when /usemd option is used.
  • Added /mdudd (MDUseDirData) option for use when /usemd option is used.
  • Added /efdc (ExFileDevCache) option.
  • Added /usemd option for Restores.
  • Changed format of metadata hash files (old files will be ignored)
  • Added /ivbe (IgnoreB4BError) to ignore byte-for-byte errors (still logged)
  • Updated EULA to increase the single license allowance on personal non-commercial use from 3 to 5 systems.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.06a – March 19, 2017
  • Fix missing check on attribute list attribute when /usemd (UseMetadata) used. If you use /usemd, you must update to this version, otherwise this update is optional.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.06 – March 14, 2017
  • Added /usemd (UseMetadata) backup option for changes only backup (Note: Time remaining will not be very accurate).
  • Added support for invalid extended partition EBR chains.
  • Added /wait as default on saving command line to a file.
  • Renamed “Speed Up Changes Only Backup” to “Create Sector Hash File”.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.05 – December 17, 2016
  • Added /del (DelUsedHash) backup option for changes only backup to delete hash files used (if any).
  • Added new .#_# hash file to support changes only backup while moving .tbi files elsewhere.
  • Changed the file created by consolidation (/combined) to remain the base of any remaining backups in the chain when the /del (DelCombined) option is used.
  • TBWinPE builder updated.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.04 – November 11, 2016
  • Added workaround for Win10 AU scheduled tasks not running.
  • Added /vsshes (VSSHandleEFISystem) option to handle EFI System partition when using VSS to prevent byte-for-byte errors.
  • Added /vssexw (VSSExcludeWriter) option.
  • Command line parameter errors, such as drive not found, will now be emailed when email enabled.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.03a – October 20, 2016
  • Fixed bug on single partition automatic restore that would overwrite the MBR.

 

 

  • Version 3.03 – October 10, 2016
  • Added /cd (CompactData) option to allow FAT, FAT32, NTFS partitions to be restored to the amount of data in the partition instead of last used area.
  • Fixed indexes in a Changes Only Backup. The indexes are only used by TBIView and TBIMount.
  • Added additional file path variables.
  • Added option for Save to File on Show Command where holding down the shift key will pull in global options.
  • Enhanced Ext2FS and XFS support.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.02 – August 26, 2016
  • Wrapped all drivers and executable with dual signatures to support outdated Win7 x64.
  • Updated PHYLock to version 14. Changed to reduce chance of PHYLock error 2 when disk caching used.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.01 – August 16, 2016
  • Corrected problem (identified as pure virtual function call) that could occur when an operation was started.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.00c – August 11, 2016
  • Correct bugcheck on aggressive retry failure.

 

 

  • Version 3.00b – August 9, 2016
  • Update signature on TBIMount and PHYLock drivers to support new installations to Windows 10 (anniversary) versions.

 

 

  • Version 3.00a – August 5, 2016
  • Clean up issues.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

 

  • Version 3.00 – August 4, 2016
  • Major Update – base for new features moving forward.
  • Added more threads for compression and restoring.
  • Added support for sending email via SSL/TLS.
  • Change delete of image from within program to also delete images dependent on the ones being deleted.
  • Added /mtcomp (MTComp) option.
  • Added /mtdecomp (MTDecomp) option – do not change.
  • Added /mtso (MTSectorsOut) option.
  • Added /mtvb (MTValidateBytes) option.
  • Added /ddm (DisableDepMatch) option.
  • Added /fddc (FDDevCache) option.
  • Added /ict (IncrementalChainThreshold) option.
  • Repackaged installer to include entire suite.
  • The image file created by this version requires an Image version 3.00 or later to restore.
  • Version 2.x images can be restored using version 3.x.
  • Several other changes, updates and enhancements.

 

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