Reboot Restore Rx Pro v11.x Release Notes

Reboot Restore Rx Pro v11.2
Build #: 2705742920
Release Date: June 11, 2020

– Fixed bug relating to HDD storing bad fragmented data after installation resulting in a recoverable BSOD
– fixed small bugs and compatibility issues reported through technical support

Reboot Restore Rx Pro v11.2
Build #: 2705507210
Release Date: March 10, 2020

– updated digital signature certificates
– fixed small bugs and compatibility issues reported through technical support

Reboot Restore Rx Pro v11.2
Build #: 2705107913
Release Date: January 9, 2020


– Add shcmd.exe /state command line to query snapshot defragment
– Add 5 seconds delay to flush drive cache before shutdown.
– Add Restore when computer shutdown option.
– Kernel Driver: Fix the bug that snapshot defragment fail to dismount virtual drives upon completion.
– Kernel Driver: Do not defrag the protected hidden system reserve partitions.
– Kernel Driver: Fix fastrestore=1 caused system BSOD bug.
– EndPoint Manager: Added toolbar.
– EndPoint Manager: Add view client settings.
– EndPoint Manager: Add Last snapshot deletion in detailed view.
– EndPoint Manager: Add server detailed logging.
– Fixed small bugs and compatibility issues reported through technical support

Reboot Restore Rx Pro v11.2
Build #: 2704894622
Release Date: October 3, 2019


– Added “turn off automatic Windows Update” in advanced options
– Added efiprotect=1 switch to protect EFI partition.
– Added auto rollback feature to the EFI parition to revert EFI files corruption from failed Windows Update due to power interruption.
– Modified file synchronization to only copy files that had changed.
– Added minidump to the installer (minidump=1).
– Run Kernel mode switch process as background service.
– Fixed small bugs and compatibility issues reported through technical support

Reboot Restore Rx Pro v11.2
Build #: 2704700324
Release Date: June 26, 2019


– Fixed creating new snapshot hangs due to VSS non-responding problem.
– Added setting.ini settings:


– Fix slow bootup or system freeze due to highly fragmented disk.
— Added Snapshot Validator to the application UI

Reboot Restore Rx Pro v11.2
Build #: 2704515934
Release Date: March 21, 2019

– Add dynamic disk support.
– Fix setup problem on single larger than 2TB partition

– Fix the UEFI BIOS 1GB memory allocation limitation.
– Renew UEFI bootloader Microsoft digital signing.

– Fix a bug in EPM scheduled task to wakeup client on LAN.

Reboot Restore Rx Pro v11.1
Build #: 2704362394
Release Date: 2/08/2019

– Fix BSOD install issue with shieldf.sys
– Small bugs and compatibility issues reported by customers through technical support

Reboot Restore Rx Pro v11.1
Build #: 2704030439
Release Date: Dec. 12, 2018

– Modify GetComputerID function to generate random machine ID for computer with same HDD serial number.
– Fix snapshot table corruption caused by power reset during hibernation shutdown.
– Add option to install optional Windows updates.
– Show Windows update status.

– Fix the bugs of flushing disk cache when receiving power down.
– Divide the kernel driver in Fast Restore Mode and Space Saving mode.

– Add DiskVerifyInfoIndex to partition structure.
– Fix the bugs of updating sectors which are being written by another thread.
– Fix the bugs of displaying build number in UEFI pre-OS recovery console.

– Save the console detailed view column layout and width in the setting.ini file.
– Add count of Window 10 workstations to group properties.

Reboot Restore Rx Pro v11
Build #: 2703849485
Release Date: 17 Sept 2018

– GUI refresh
– Renew Microsoft Authenticode signing certificate
– New license design for perpetual and subscription-based license
– Remove pre-activated license support
– Add program setting: automatically disable Reboot Restore Rx Pro to install Windows Updates that changes bootloader (BCD)
– Modify the tray icon class (CShdTray) to reduce the chance of loading tray icon time-out error
– Add option to hide uninstaller from Windows Control Panel/Add and Remove programs
– Add multi-user support in Reboot Restore Rx Professional
– Add command line switch shdcmd.exe /defragnow to defrag baseline
– The installer prompts error if the system disk is encrypted or compressed
– Modify Setup INI wizard to support the new program settings

– Add asynchronous communication model to the device drivers
– Add disk cache to synchronous communication model drivers
– Patch disk IO that occurs after Windows has started the shutdown process
– Fix the bug of locking dump file in redirecting dump thread
– Support resuming in uninstall and update baseline process
– Fix BSOD caused by disabling Reboot Restore Rx Pro
– Move license authentication from COM to driver

– Expand the pre-OS module data cache from 4GB to 32GB for processing update baseline
– Increase shield.res to 1.5MB to support Windows O.S. upgrades
– Add option to install the Reboot Restore Rx Pro bootloader into PBR (instead of MBR) for systems that changes MBR frequently
– Add shdcmd.exe /logodelaytime command
– Add “Switch to VGA mode” to the pre-OS Recovery Console menu
– Fix the bugs on updating sectors during uninstall

– Change name from Remote Management Console (RMC) to EndPoint Manager
– Add scheduled tasks for remote run
– Modify the Send Files function
– Add Copy/Cut/Paste commands for managing clients between groups
– Add check license maintenance feature
– Add install Windows Updates feature
– Add Windows Updates column in the Detail View to show Windows update status
– The administrator can limit user rights to selected groups
– The administrator can limit scheduled tasks to selected groups
– Add backup EndPoint Manager server database feature
– Add restore EndPoint Manager server database feature
– Add Automatically query and add clients to group
– Add clients settings for setting Reboot Restore Rx Pro clients new settings
– Many small compatibility problems reported by customers through technical support