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SyncBackSE V5.0.0.13 (August 2008) New: Search profile settings New: Traditional archive bit backup (incremental and differential) New: Can specify a different folder to use for full backups New: Can get registry values using variables, e.g. %@HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Mozilla\Mozilla Firefox\CurrentVersion% New: Clicking on Result column will display profiles log file New: Prompted for confirmation when mirroring files in Results window New: If all files & folders are to be deleted then user now prompted first (if attended) New: Last mod date & time of multi-zip files now set New: Can rename multiple profiles New: Easy/Expert (shortcut) node in profile configuration tree New: Re-adding a filter that already exists will now re-apply the filters New: Can right-click on file/folder in file & folder selection tree to select it New: Can speak (or play WAV) when profiles start, finish, or require attention New: View Log sub-menu shows if profile aborted (for profile run using this new version) New: A profile run at different priority when run manually New: Can log the drives serial and model New: -countdownmsg command line parameter New: Restore versions pop-up menu items on Differences window New: User definable variables (also at group level that can be used by profiles in the group) New: New main menu item to shutdown computer once all profiles have finished New: File versioning filter (can now decide what files to version or not) New: Copy from shadow volume only (snapshot) New: Can add notes/comments to a profile. Notes are also displayed when importing a profile (not if unattended import via command line) New: Option to copy desktop.ini files correctly New: Option to hide the button panel New: Filename extension column in Results window New: Many new variables New: Mirror right or left quick config buttons on Decisions - Files profile config page New: Main window shows mirror right or left profile type if that is the profile type New: Can set local computer name to send to SMTP email server New: When a profile is selected in the main window the same profile(s) in other groups are also highlighted New: Uses MFMT automatically when FTP server supports it New: Can detect file renames with sync profiles New: Option not to record skipped files in log file New: Option to not pause profiles when computer is suspended New: Option to silently fail profile if the source or destination cannot be reached (network down, drive does not exist, or not disk in drive) New: Aternatives given for the source or destination path, e.g. using disk serial number instead if external drive New: Option to only run Run After program if any file changes made New: Option to open folder of file in the Differences window New: If an attempt is made to move, replace, or delete a Windows protected file then the error message in the log indicates it is a protected file New: KBps is now shown when copying files (no longer just with FTP) New: Remembers which profiles were selected in main window New: Tray icon indicates if profiles have failed (optional) New: File and folder selection tree shows if a file or folder exists in source and/or destination (sync profiles only) New: Option to stop using Windows Event Log New: Can switch off filtering for increased performance New: Can switch off file and folder selections for increased performance New: Can now use /silent or /verysilent command line param with uninstaller New: Can set number of seconds to sleep after system wakes from hibernatin/sleep Fixed: Prompt for Zip password, and can also abort profile when prompted for Zip password Fixed: File and folder decision choices when using fast backup Fixed: Uses Windows Event Log correctly Fixed: Cancelling restore to or from selection now does not move onto next step Fixed: Re-checks if drive/card removed or network connection lost after scan and before copying, deleting, etc. Fixed: Scanning of sub-folders when folder selected in selection tree and parent folder cannot be scanned Fixed: Open Left/Right Folder pop-up menu item now expands variables when opening folder Fixed: Using Delete key on Differences window now faster when multiple files selected Fixed: Delete All Log Files button in Logging Settings will also delete all the debug log files Fixed: Cannot have log history if appending to text format log files Fixed: Update of "partial" icons in file and folder selection tree Fixed: When profile set to run on changes then now not triggered if change is in a folder that is excluded Fixed: Now only connects to source or destination first only if Run Before on UNC path of source or destinat Fixed: Recursive prompting when SERIAL or LABEL variables used and disk not initially available and prompting if disk not available enabled Fixed: Access Denied when creating NTFS encrypted folders on shares Updated: Unselect All pop-up menu item on Differences window Updated: If "Force date & time" is ticked, and using Fast Backup, then the files date & time on the FTP server will be updated Updated: Faster HTML log file creation Updated: Faster filtering with DOS expressions Updated: Ctrl+Enter can also be pressed to modify a profile (alternative is Ctrl+M) Updated: HTML log files have source and destination paths at top of every page Updated: To improve performance FTP resume only hashes last 128K to check for corruption when resuming upload or download Updated: Special failed profile result if log of email fails to be sent. Error also recorded to Windows event log. Updated: Max waiting time for shadow volume creation is now 5 mins (was 2 mins) Updated: Can also single click tray icon to hide or show main window (previously could only double-click) Updated: Hostname can now be used for external IP address in FTP Updated: Status shows if verifying/comparing source or destination Updated: Run After can be run after log is closed Updated: File system Properties in log file now lists more properties Updated: Non-critical error record if connected to network but using default instead of supplied username and password Updated: Can now schedule monthly on Vista Updated: Files modified since filter now supports weeks, months, and years Updated: %NONCRITICALERRORS% variable no longer exists Updated: Will encrypt data channel if FTP server requires it Updated: In file and folder selection window can choose to show or not files and folders in both source/left and destination/right Updated: If SHIFT key is pressed on exit then a backup of all the profiles is made Updated: Only one serial number entry window (and program has expired dialog) no matter how many instaces of program are running Updated: The safe filename extension is now random to avoid profiles stepping on each others toes when running at the same time in the same folder Updated: If the safe copy file is locked then a new safe copy filename is used (avoids NAS bug where it holds the lock) Updated: The countdown window now has an OK button to skip the countdown Updated: On XP or 2003, if a VSS snapshot cannot be taken because there already is one then it will keep trying until a time limit expires Updated: Differences window shows how much disk space will be used Updated: When adding to Auto Close list user given a choice of existing Window titles Updated: Log shows total time in days, hours, minutes, and seconds (no longer just in seconds) Updated: Option in Run Before to not create a log file or record an error if return value is not as expected Updated: The source/left and destination/right labels are automatically changed to reflect the settings (if the default labels are used) Updated: Records warning if file skipped because unattanded run and user cannot be prompted Updated: The FTP send and receive buffer sizes changed so that in some cases file transfers are much faster Updated: Improved performance in XP when there are many profiles Updated: Extensive help file updates

madExcept v5.0.0 Full Source

New: Profile wizard New: Restore wizard New: Spanned Zip files New: Split Zip files New: Option to move files New: Differential backup New: Can be prompted if it should be a full backup (rescan) New: Log file can be Zipped on emails New: Option to run profile on Windows login New: Option to Zip open (but not locked) files New: Option (enabled by default) to abort profile run if all files will be deleted New: Can choose where to put log files New: Log can show why files are skipped New: File change monitoring (run profile if files in source and/or destination change) New: Can drag files from Differences screen to desktop, compare files, and open files New: If using FAT32 then warned if copying files over 4GB New: Option to delete a file from the source and/or destination if it's only in that location and is older than x days New: Last Successful Run column New: Can name the source & destination, e.g. My Backup Drive New: Can compare files, e.g. using WinMerge New: Can ignore hidden & system files New: When using Fast Backup you can mark a file as unchanged (lets you rebuild Fast Backup data) New: Shortcuts can be automatically updated New: Can use backup file copy method if access denied New: Warn if profile hasn't run successfully for x days New: Allow simulated runs from command line New: Can pass profile password on command line New: Command line option to delete a profile, so you can now import, run and delete a profile on the command line New: Can specify source/destination on command line New: Option to load source/dest media before profile is run New: Option to run programs on simulation (default is not to run when simulating) New: when doing a restore you are prompted if you want to run the before/after programs (if there are any configured) New: -replace/delete in-use files on reboot New: -donotexit command line parameter New: -reboot command line parameter New: -rebootifreq command line parameter New: Multiple profiles can be entered using / as delimiter, e.g. \abc\def\*/*\filter.txt/blah.txt etc. New: In filter screen can press Cltr-C to copy all to clipboard New: In filter screen can press Cltr-A to select all New: In filter screen can copy all filters (including filter type) from another profile by right-clicking anywhere on window New: Option to not send email if there are no differences New: Option to restart or prompt instead of shutdown when profile is run on shutdown/restart (to fix a bug in windows where we don't know if to shutdown or restart) New: Can specify the default filters to use for new profiles New: Options to delete all files & folders in source and/or destination New: Option to not pop-up the dialog box at end of a profile run if there are any errors New: Option to only attach the log file if it fails New: The source and destination settings are checked to see if they contain invalid variables or an odd number of percentage signs New: Tech support wizard to create a Zip file containing all the information on a profile New: Automatic backup of profile(s) on program exit (enabled by default) New: When a profile is renamed it also updates all the schedules it is in New: Open source or destination folder for a profile New: Can enable/disable profiles New: Display dialog on success option (can be switched off) New: Option to make Differences screen a StayOnTop window New: Option to run unattended when inserting a disk and run on shutdown/logoff New: Setting to set local files date & time to match that on FTP server. Off by default for new profiles. New: FTP warning if FTP server does not support MDTM set New: if FTP or email password changed offers to update other profiles using same server and username New: Prompted on exit of Differences screen if files are going to be deleted (can be switched off) New: Warning given if not enough free disk space New: -priority command line parameter New: remembers which profiles were expanded New: Many other minor additions Updated: Help file with all new screenshots, pages, and revised text. Updated: No longer requires DLL for serial number authentication Updated: The Next Run shows next run date & time based on schedule & if set to run in background Updated: Provides feedback on calculation of MD5/CRC32 hash value (so user can also abort) Updated: Now just 1 progress bar which also shows elapsed time and estimated time Updated: No longer uses registry. All settings stored in files. Updated: File size & file attributes shown in file & folder selection tree Updated: Log file creation progress is shown, and it can now be aborted Updated: Two new FTP proxy types supported Updated: CRC32 calculation is three times faster (improves performance of hashing & verification) Updated: A message is recorded in Windows Application Event Log when run unattended - helps find scheduler problems Updated: VSS warning on first page of log is no longer a warning (just info) Updated: When creating a new profile (or renaming or copying) if the profile is corrupted you are prompted if you want to delete it Updated: Log file contains total number of kbytes copied, moved, and deleted Updated: Messages in log file to make it easier to understand where files are copied or deleted to and from Updated: Text log file now shows if error, warning, etc. Updated: Shows profile conversion progress Updated: Feedback given when creating/deleting empty directories Updated: When exporting/importing profiles, no longer shown error messages unless -i parameter is used Updated: Default filter type is now DOS (was Borland - old style) Updated: Variables can be used in filters Updated: 5 attempts made to prepare source/destination. 5 seconds delay between each attempt Updated: If source or destination changes prompted if fast backup data or sync history should be cleared Updated: Zip empty folders for single zip compression Updated: If a file cannot be verified or hashed for comparison then the reason why is recorded Updated: Safe copies option enabled by default (unless FTP server does not support it) Fixed: Stop FTP directory list recursively repeating forever when timing out because firewall is blocking list Fixed: Uses username and password from FTP settings in FTP proxy if none provided Updated: Can copy file creation date & time (previously only possible if backup copy method used) Updated: In file & folders select tree option to show or not show src/dest only files Updated: will delete files first, then copy/move files Fixed: Does not show Running status if profile not actually running Fixed: If a file cannot be transferred because the connection is repeatedly broken then that file transfer is aborted instead of repeatedly retrying same file Fixed: If verifying and a copy is not the same as the original then it is now a critical error Fixed: No longer always prompted to save changes even if none made when canceling folder & file selections Fixed: if have 2 monitors and detach 1 then SyncBack/SyncBackSE may restore window positions off screen Fixed: Uninstall now removes schedules Fixed: Schedule not deleted for newly created profiles where create was aborted Fixed: For sync profile if you rename a folder then it copies files to destination then recreates the old empty folder on the source Fixed: A profile cannot be run more than once at the same time on the same computer Fixed: Self-extracting AES encrypted zip files cannot be selected Fixed 'The drive ?: does not exist!' and 'Source drive ?: does not exist!' Fixed: integer overload when very long background intervals, or modified/created in, values are set


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