RollBack Rx Professional v11.x Release Notes

RollBack Rx Pro v11.2
Build #: 2705507224
Release Date: March 10, 2020

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

RollBack Rx Pro v11.2
Build #: 2705104256
Release Date: January 9, 2020

– Add shcmd.exe /state command line to query snapshot defragment status.
– Add 5 seconds delay to flush drive cache before shutdown.
– 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.
– 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

RollBack Rx Pro v11.2
Build #: 2704894598
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

RollBack Rx Pro v11.2
Build #: 2704700334
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.

RollBack Rx Pro v11.2
Build #: 2704515766
Release Date: March 21, 2019

– Disable Windows fast startup if a snaphsot@1st bootup of the day scheduled task is present.
– Add setup switches to exclude user Desktop and Documents from restore.
     To exclude all users’ desktop and documents folders, you need to add the following parameters in the setup.ini file:
     SyncAllUserDesktop=1 //synchronize all users’ desktop from restore
     SyncAllUserDoc=1 //synchronize all user’s documents folder from restore
– Add Snapshot Validator tool.
– Add dynamic disk support.
– Fix setup problem on single larger than 2TB partition

– Fix setup BSOD caused by setting snapshot encryption level=1.

– 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.

RollBack Rx Pro v11.1
Build #: 2704376597
Release Date: 2/08/2019

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

RollBack Rx Pro v11.1
Build #: 2704030551
Release Date: 12 Dec 2018

– Add program settings and function to switch from Fast Restore Mode to Space Saving Mode.
– Allow deletion of the installation snapshot in Space Saving Mode.
– Allow snapshot defrag at shutdown task to run on Windows 10 systems with Fast Startup option-
– Small bugs and compatibility issues reported by customers through technical support

RollBack Rx Pro v11
Build #: 2703845388
Release Date: 17 Sept 2018

– Fix “subscription license cannot be activated automatically during setup” problem.
– Modify GetComputerID function to generate random machine ID for the computer with same HDD serial number.
– Fix snapshot table corruption caused by power reset during hibernation shutdown.
– Do not optimize snapshot if the snapshot is not consistent.
– Add DiskVerifyInfoIndex to partition structure.
– Fix the bugs of updating sectors which are being written by another thread.
– Fix the bugs of flushing disk cache when receiving power down.
– Fix the bugs of displaying build number in UEFI subsystem.


– Save the console detailed view column layout and width in the setting.ini file.
– Add count of Window 10 workstations to group properties.
– Add built-in group: Low disk space; change client icon in this group to yellow color.
– Add built-in group: Critical low disk space; change client icon in this group to red color.

Rollback Rx Pro v11.0
Build #: 2703661070

Release Date: 02 July 2018

– GUI redesign
– Renewed Microsoft Authenticode signing certificate
New licensing algorithm and format
– New RSA encryption based license authentication
– Add program setting: Keep no more than X snapshots
– Add program setting: automatically disable Rollback Rx 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

You can hide RollBack uninstaller from Windows Control Panel/Add and Remove programs by adding the following line in the setup.ini file:

– Modify Setup INI wizard to support the new program settings
– The installer will prompt with the appropriate error message if the system disk is encrypted or compressed

– Add asynchronous communication model to the device driver
– 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 Rollback Rx
– Fix mount snapshots as virtual drives problem on cross-linked partitions

– Expand the pre-OS module data cache from 4GB to 32GB for processing update baseline
– Change Update baseline from pre-OS module to Windows modules
– Increase shield.res to 1.5MB to support Windows OS upgrades
– Add option to install Rollback Rx bootloader into PBR (instead of MBR) for systems that change MBR frequently
– Add shdcmd.exe /logodelaytime command
– 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
– Administrator can limit user rights to selected groups
– 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 Rollback Rx clients new settings

Many small compatibility problems reported by customers through technical support


The new builds uses SHA-2 digital certificates that is not native to older Windows 7 builds.
Please make sure that you’re up to Service Pack 1 and install the requisite KB pacth for SHA-2 compatibility.

(1) Service Pack 1

(2) SHA2 code signing support

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