Version History

Below you can read a detailed version history for Backup4all Professional (starting with version 4.0). Be sure to check our blog at http://blog.backup4all.com/ too as we post in there details regarding the new versions.

Changes in Backup4all 5.1.589 (25-September-2014)
  • Added new language translations for the interface: Chinese Simplified, Dutch, Slovenian
  • The program will check for updates automatically once per week by default (but you can disable that)
  • SHORTCUTDIR was added as a parameter for installing the program via command line to tell where the folder in the start menu should be placed
  • "Change trial edition" link added in Help-About to allow switching easily between editions during the evaluation
  • Check destination is now done after "Run action before"
  • Improved loading time when unavailable mapped drives were used as destination
  • Fixed Editing/deleting scheduled task for backup jobs having long names
  • Taskbar icon was not visible when using old plugins and at activation
  • Corrected help links in New Backup Wizard and Register link in Startup dialog
Changes in Backup4all 5.1.558 (18-August-2014)
  • Fixed errors during update on systems in other languages
  • "Launch and visit site" button was not working correctly
  • Fixes when changing the location of the temporary folder
  • Updated language files
Changes in Backup4all 5.1.555 (13-August-2014)
  • Fixed errors during update on systems where French was default language
  • Fixes for installation in Chinese traditional
  • Unnecessary warning for splitting zip files in temp folder
  • Information about operating system, user rights, processor and locale is always added in log file
  • Fix empty backup when backing up folders with no files using a plugin
  • Added more USN journal info to log
  • Changes to the behaviour of the "Use extended passive mode" option
Changes in Backup4all 5.1.549 (06-August-2014)
  • Added Italian language for the interface
  • Added Zip Local Directory and Central Directory information to Smart estimations
  • Independent test removes tested zip files from temp folder when completed
  • Calculated compression ratio is now more precise
  • Show support email when there's an installation error
  • Unicode registration names were incorrectly displayed
  • Merge backups had errors in certain situations
  • Fixed AV when Backup4all.hst is missing
  • Fixed AV when clicking on the update notification from tray
Changes in Backup4all 5.1.541 (30-July-2014)
  • Added French language for user interface
  • Added Malay language for user interface
  • Added Indonesian language for user interface
  • Added Portuguese language for user interface
  • Added Spanish language for user interface
  • Added Swedish language for user interface
  • Added Romanian language for user interface
  • Added Chinese Traditional language for user interface
  • Improved backup speed for backup jobs with lots of files
  • Optimized load explore view and backup view for jobs with sources from offline net share
  • Show file icons from system using file extension in sources and restore previews
  • Added "Last backup size" and "Total size of backup" for statistics view
  • Added SettingsAvailableForCurrUser (default true) and AutoStart (default false) command line parameters for EXE setups
  • Optimized painting of file/folder icons for offline network shares in Backup view
  • GUI was freezing when selecting a job with sources from LAN
  • Disabled context menu option re-appeared on updating
  • Fixed uploading files with size 0 to Azure problem
  • Two radio buttons could be selected in the same time in Compression
  • Layout was not preserved when reopening application
  • Using the F11 shortcut for scheduler did not work
  • Fix when expanding a folder for which GUI did not have the right to access it
  • Fixed mirror backup on empty folders with override filters
Changes in Backup4all 5.0.483 (24-June-2014)
  • Improved speed for mirror backups on Amazon
  • Backups to Azure now use https for upload
  • Windows 8 ReFS file system is now fully supported
  • Sort files and folders in backup view
  • Selected file/path will be remembered in Explore view after backup, test, restore, cleanup operations
  • .ost files are excluded from Outlook backups (those are not needed)
  • Disabled Try Again link when install conditions were not fulfilled during setup
  • Error during restart because of bSchedStarter.exe in certain situations
  • Partially missing information in History view
  • Log Azure and Amazon test information in Backupall GUI
Changes in Backup4all 5.0.467 (02-June-2014)
  • Fixed GUI inconsistencies for 125% DPI and 1024x756 resolution
  • Fixed "Catalog file does not have a valid signature" error when using local catalogs
  • Some info notes will be always visible in log files
  • Updated Event Viewer activation messages
  • Incorrect text was displayed in card view for backup jobs with email after backup
  • Smart backup type problem when adding subsequent backup sources
Changes in Backup4all 5.0.463 (29-May-2014)
  • Multiple design fixes for the interface when using custom DPI settings
  • If VSS could not be started, the backup stopped with "no files to backup"
  • The name of the copied filter was generated incorrectly
  • Access violation when no sources were set (caused by import from previous versions)
Changes in Backup4all 5.0.460 (27-May-2014)
  • Disable journal by default
  • Testing problem on Amazon AWS
  • Handle catalogs with invalid signatures
  • Fix for moving plugins folder (when there is a job using the DLL plugin)
  • Change message when plugins are obsolete
  • Two scheduler options could not be used in Windows XP
  • Access violation at address 012EA840 in module 'Backup4all.exe'. Read of address 0000000C.
  • Access violation at address 012E771C in module 'Backup4all.EXE'. Read of address 0000000C.
Changes in Backup4all 5.0.455 (22-May-2014)
  • Added new languages for the interface, Romanian and Malaysian
  • Runtime error after installation in certain situations
  • The folder "Default" was still skipped during backups
Changes in Backup4all 5.0.450 (21-May-2014)
  • Added log certificate validation steps for Azure and Amazon
  • NTFS Journal backup improvements
  • Installation failed in some situations with an exception error
  • Updated EULAs
  • Backup to a read-only network share had errors in certain situations
  • Tray notifications showed messages even when none were unread
  • Backup catalog error: "The process cannot access the file because another process has locked a portion of the file."
  • Invalid string format fix for SFTP/FTP
  • Show statistics view when selecting a job running stats
  • Fix for Blu-ray backups
  • Do not show progress for a job when starting statistics from command line
  • Show "Calculating statistics" status when running statistics
  • Added "Following drive(s) could not be found" message to log when a source drive is not available
  • Manual activation changes
  • Excluded files/folders were backed up in certain situations
  • Shutdown after action not executed (force parameter must be set is some cases)
  • Obfuscated folder not found on test
Changes in Backup4all 5.0.436 (5-May-2014)
  • Upgraded to OpenSSL 1.0.1g to avoid Heartbeat bug (we were using an older unaffected version)
  • Updated EULA to reflect new version changes
  • New help hints for particular operations (block backup, save storage space)
  • Backup shortcuts open main application when being started, not command line version
  • Added new activation link shortcut if the process was already started
  • Updated error codes during installation
  • The application remembered position and size only when being used on the main monitor, now works with multiple screens too
  • Using View with Notepad for obfuscated files didn't work correctly
  • Scheduling a task "at user logon" could not create the scheduled task in certain situations (access denied)
  • Messages notification counter erroneous reporting in certain situations
  • Wrong log message when no more space in temp folder
  • Unchecking "Show context menu" still showed the context menu after restart
  • Double-clicking on a group header in navbar opened a log file instead of expanding
Changes in Backup4all 5.0.414 (2-Apr-2014)
  • Backup job for configurations plug-in had errors when backing up the tag
  • Backups to Azure are now faster
  • Manual activation pop-up window now has two more buttons (Activate now/later)
  • Import .bkc from version 3 returned an access violation in certain cases
  • "Next scheduled backup" information more accurate in log
  • Security permissions were not backed up
  • "Default" users folder was not backed up when using filters
  • Files and folders are now case sensitive in backups
  • Improved French translation
  • Fix test for split files in backups using plugins
  • Setup for portable edition is now signed
  • Fixed outlook backup problems
  • Email SMTP problem when using Office365
  • Backup to SFTP problem for a particular server
  • Empty warnings in log in certain situations
  • Refresh job status in GUI and tray after app restart
  • "Invalid floating point operation" and "List index out of bounds (-1)" exception errors
  • Access violation at address 04C0EB0C in module 'bResourceStrings.bpl'. Read of address FFFFFFFB.
  • Access violation at address 0059454F in module 'Backup4all.exe'. Read of address 00340070.
Changes in Backup4all 5.0.396 (11-Mar-2014)
  • Added French translation for GUI
  • Large backups to Blu-ray discs failed in some situations
  • Fixes for the Microsoft Outlook backup plugin
  • Skip files instead of aborting backup for unreadable files in block backups
  • Backups to Amazon sometimes returned errors when the certificate could not be validated
  • List header font size and row height fixes when using larger DPI
  • Cannot create file "autorun.inf" error in certain specific cases
  • Put the line with "search for warning and error" in info log
  • Cannot create file "Backup4all.ini". Access is denied.
  • Access violation at address 05B16473 in module 'bResourceStrings.bpl'. Read of address 60293A20.
Changes in Backup4all 5.0.389 (04-Mar-2014)
  • Small improvements for the cleanup dialog
  • A focus rectangle will be shown in scheduler list/grid
  • Ribbon context menus were shown for history and scheduler even if unrelated
  • Custom filters were not saved in all cases
  • Added more logging when executing tag actions
  • No errors were shown when the statuses for scheduled tasks were enabled or disabled
  • The destination link will not be loaded if not needed
  • History database was locked when deleting old history entries
  • Access violation at address 008563AB in module 'Backup4all.exe'. Read of address 00000008.
Changes in Backup4all 5.0.370 (21-Feb-2014)
  • Shutdown after backup didn't work in Windows XP/2003/2008 R2 (x64)
  • Custom icons for backup jobs were not correctly loaded
  • Runtime error when cancelling a Test operation
  • Language didn't stay selected when switching from English
  • "Playing sound" showed up in log files even when not used
  • Auto-dismiss "insert disk" notification when a disk is inserted during spanned backups
  • Notification sounds after backup didn't play entire audio
  • Modified text on notification message for spanned backups
  • Test after backup didn't verify last disk for spanned backups in certain situations
  • Shutdown after backup didn't work in certain situations for test, cleanup and restore operations
Changes in Backup4all 5.0.360 (14-Feb-2014)
  • Improved the speed of mirror backups with ZIP
  • Added additional information in activation error messages
  • "Invalid floating point operation" error in certain situations
  • Access violation at address 00903784 in module 'Backup4all.exe'. Read of address 3C0A5075.
Changes in Backup4all 5.0.359 (12-Feb-2014)
  • Backup4all was causing occasionally a computer restart on Windows 7 when no user was logged in
Changes in Backup4all 5.0.358 (12-Feb-2014)
  • Explore View ribbon menu was not shown in certain situations
  • In certain situations the tray notification app was consuming too much CPU, slowing down the system
  • Abort with "User press cancel" was not shown in log
  • Excluded files not removed even if option was checked for mirror backups
  • The system cannot find the file specified error when browsing for folder in New Backup Wizard
Changes in Backup4all 5.0.357 (11-Feb-2014)
  • Tray menu improvements
  • Show full setup download link on hash mismatch in web installer
  • Limit by file version was not loaded correctly from .ini
  • "Show warning and error messages when scheduled" wasn't showing up in logs
  • "Too many copies" error during activation in some situations
  • Runtime error when the app doesn't have enough rights to open an sqlite file
  • Several other minor fixes
Changes in Backup4all 5.0.355 (07-Feb-2014)
  • Application freezes when opening a bkc from a VPN source
  • Username in scheduled backup was modified automatically in certain situations
  • Errors with limit by file number and standard zip
  • Error when using a password for the application interface
  • Cannot focus a disabled or invisible window
  • Fixes for tray message sync with main GUI
  • Backups created with 0 files occurring when using specific options from the Compression tab
  • Sometimes the folder/files rights are not set after moving Backup4all application folder and settings
  • bTray.exe is duplicated when switching from all users to current user
  • Limit bService log size to 50MB
  • Access violation at address 05B4CF91 in module 'bResourceStrings.bpl'. Read of address 13CB800C.
  • Access violation at address 05B46473 in module 'bResourceStrings.bpl'. Read of address DC458910.
  • Several other minor fixes
Changes in Backup4all 5.0.346 (31-Jan-2014)
  • Settings folder path was reset without user interaction
  • Removable and external drive letters were not detected if Backup4all was running as a standard user (without admin rights)
  • Increased the limit for the port number field in email notifications
  • Improved GUI look for getting started and ribbon backstage on Windows XP and 2003
  • Miscellaneous errors when backing up open files
  • Error when comparing file versions
  • Microsoft Outlook backup problems
  • Opening a .bkc from a very slow network raised a time-out exception
  • "Access violation at address 04C064DD in module bResourceStrings.bpl. Write of address 00000000" when trying to use a particular backup plugin
Changes in Backup4all 5.0.336 (24-Jan-2014)
  • Update: Proxy settings are now recognized when backing up to Amazon S3/Azure
  • Fix: The password set in "Lock program interface with a password" wasn't saved in certain situations
  • Fix: "Restore Default Layout" was showing buttons from "Jobs" on other sections that shouldn't have those
  • Fix: Added debug log for loading file/folder dictionary and folder tree from catalog
  • Fix: Hash mismatch error while trying to install via the web installer in certain situations
  • Fix: Errors when trying to backup to Samba shares were not correctly reported
  • Fix: Access violation at address 04B48053 in module 'bResourceStrings.bpl'. Read of address 02650014.
  • Fix: Access violation at address 008FECF4 in module 'Backup4all.exe'. Read of address 00000010.
  • Fix: Access violation at address 008FECF4 in module 'Backup4all.exe'. Read of address 00000010.
  • Fix: Access violation at address 0416CF91 in module 'bResourceStrings.bpl'. Read of address 0008C00C.
  • Fix: Access violation at address 01645153 in module 'Backup4all.exe'. Read of address 00000018.
Changes in Backup4all 5.0.325 (15-Jan-2014)
  • Update: Import from previous versions will offer to copy application specific settings too
  • Update: Display updates in List mode for running backups
  • Fix: Cleanup runs correctly but reports error for Smart backups
  • Fix: Access violation at address 00486D8C in module 'Backup4all.exe'. Read of address 00002D11.
  • Fix: Messages count is wrong in Backup4all
  • Fix: Error when managing custom filters
  • Fix: Inconsistencies for messages displayed in tray
  • Fix: Error "This operation is not valid because the current image contains no valid header"
  • Fix: Error when backing up on specific hosts using "Explicit SSL"
Changes in Backup4all 5.0.314 (06-Jan-2014)
  • Fix: Disabling or changing settings for scheduled jobs didn't work correctly
  • Fix: Error when creating scheduled jobs in Windows XP with "Run whether the user is logged on or not" option on
  • Fix: Empty notification window when opening from tray
  • Fix: "Cannot create a file when that file already exists" error for paths longer than 255 characters
  • Fix: Create schedule task fixes
  • Fix: Main update link from check for updates window was invalid
  • Fix: Access violation at address 00A81D28 in module 'Backup4all.exe'. Read of address 710A12BE.
  • Fix: Access violation at address 009AEA06 in module 'Backup4all.exe'. Read of address 00000000.
  • Fix: Access violation at address 7C84CD12 in module 'ntdll.dll'. Write of address 00000014.
  • Fix: Fixed password import for FTP and SFTP
  • Fix: FTP connection error in certain situations
Changes in Backup4all 5.0.309 (20-Dec-2013)
  • Fix: Test operation showed full backup as mirror in some situations
  • Fix: Modified confirmation message shown when importing from previous versions
  • Fix: Out of memory error when importing from version 3
  • Fix: Several fixes when importing backups from other versions
Changes in Backup4all 5.0.307 (18-Dec-2013)
  • Fix: Fixed SQL access violation error (TSQLException error)
  • Fix: Cannot run scheduled tag (Invalid command line parameter or no imtStart messager received error)
  • Fix: Runtime error at app startup
  • Fix: Removed notification message for statistic calculations
Changes in Backup4all 5.0.305 (17-Dec-2013)
  • Fix: Backup for Outlook 2013 failed when using the built-in plugin
  • Fix: Errors in particular situations when backing up jobs on non-English systems
Changes in Backup4all 5.0.304 (16-Dec-2013)
  • Fix: Errors when running an imported mirror backup job (destination errors)
  • Fix: Several other important fixes
  • Fix: Backup4all was not starting on Windows XP
  • Fix: Problems at startup on Windows 2003 Server
Changes in Backup4all 5.0.300 (10-Dec-2013)
  • New: Online backup to Microsoft Azure
  • New: Online backup to Amazon S3
  • New: True incrementals (bit-level/block level backups)
  • New: Smart backup type
  • New: Added Repair as a new backup action
  • New: Obfuscate file/folders names in zip
  • New: Windows Explorer contextual pop-up menu
  • New: Group backup configurations using tags
  • New: Password storage management
  • New: Notification messages
  • New: Suspend/resume the entire application
  • New: Compress the catalog on destination
  • New: Use NTFS change journal to scan for modified files
  • New: Allow processes to use up to 4GB of memory
  • New: View Statistics log
  • New: Copy scheduled tasks
  • New: Save scheduler files in bkc
  • New: Run missed schedules
  • New: Scheduler view
  • New: Schedule a restore/repair operation
  • New: Use command line as default when scheduling
  • New: Restore using command line
  • New: Access Backup4all according to system privileges
  • New: Test & repair jobs and tags
  • New: Display progress for the current backup job
  • New: Navigation pane
  • New: Quick access toolbar
  • New: History view
  • New: Show job details in card/list mode (with filters and groups)
  • New: Change the backup groups order
  • Update: Redesigned interface (ribbon style)
  • Update: Redesigned Plugin Manager (with automatic plugin load and customization)
  • Update: Windows 8.1 full compatibility
Changes in Backup4all 4.9.291 (4-July-2013)
  • New: Added TLS, a new encryption type for sending emails
  • New: Use environment variables in email notifications (title and message)
  • New: Default email notification title was updated
  • Fix: Missing .png file warning when backing up the program configurations
Changes in Backup4all 4.8.286 (3-October-2012)
  • Fix: Fixed a problem occuring when backing up open files on 32-bit OS
Changes in Backup4all 4.8.285 (24-September-2012)
  • Fix: Built-in scheduler was not created on Windows 8
  • Fix: "Backup open files" was not working correctly
Changes in Backup4all 4.8.282 (31-August-2012)
  • Fix: If the option to "Start at Windows Start-up" was checked, in certain conditions when the computer exited the hibernation state, Backup4all would freeze
  • Fix: When starting up, the window showing quick actions was displayed behind the main program window, making it unusable
  • Fix: Backup4all froze when starting a scheduled task with "Close after run" set as an action
Changes in Backup4all 4.8.278 (13-July-2012)
  • Fix: Password was encrypted twice in some cases, causing problems on restore
  • Fix: Large split files weren’t deleted from the destination when the option to do so was enabled
  • Fix: After the second execution of a fast mirror backup an error might occur when testing even if the modified files were correctly backed up
  • Fix: Error when using the “Yes, limit number of file versions”
Changes in Backup4all 4.8.275 (21-June-2012)
  • New: Important backup speed enhancements
  • New: Improved source filter matching
  • New: Faster file access functions while archiving
  • New: Detailed log creation speed is faster
  • Fix: Restoring a file from a mirror with zip had a different modified time
  • Fix: Cannot force a different backup type for a backup shortcut
  • Fix: The BD-R disks were not 100% filled when the sources were on multiple drives
Changes in Backup4all 4.7.270 (10-May-2012)
  • Fix: Problems when backing up files/folders with Korean characters
  • Fix: Problems when backing up files/folders with Chinese characters
  • Fix: Some fixes for SFTP destination.
Changes in Backup4all 4.7.268 (11-April-2012)
  • Fix: For some FTP/SFTP servers, there was a warning about files uploaded with a different size.
  • Fix: Catalog file was not renamed on some FTP/SFTP servers.
  • Fix: Backup russian characters from Russian OS and restore to English OS problem fixed.
Changes in Backup4all 4.7.265 (23-03-2012)
  • New: Added new transfer types for FTP uploads: Binary, Ascii and Auto
  • New: New option that allows customizing the list of file types to transfer in ASCII mode
  • New: Time for scheduled jobs is now in the same format as the one on the Windows machine where it's defined
  • Fix: Scheduled tasks created via the new backup wizard did not start in certain situations.
Changes in Backup4all 4.6.263 (17-02-2012)
  • Fix: Backup4all did not run at start when using a domain user account.
  • Fix: Customized filters couldn't be modified after creation.
  • Fix: Using independent splits when backing up to FTP caused an invalid warning.
Changes in Backup4all 4.6.259 (20-10-2011)
  • Fix: Outlook accounts with special characters in their names were not backed up
  • Fix: Backup destination was not changed when opening a catalog from USB
  • Fix: Layout.ini file was not correctly recreated
  • Fix: The test for predefined FTP configuration did not work in the new backup wizard.
Changes in Backup4all 4.6.254 (18-07-2011)
  • Fix: In some cases, the scheduler password was asked again when saving the job
  • Fix: Backup on demand using OTB button was not working
  • Fix: When a backup was aborted because the action before it failed, all buttons for that job were grayed out
  • Fix: When using Mirror backup, the folders were not removed from FTP destination if they were deleted from sources.
Changes in Backup4all 4.6.253 (27-05-2011)
  • Fix: Successful email was sent even if external drive was disconnected
  • Fix: Cache size for burner engine was increased
  • Fix: The merged files will be deleted only after the resulting zip is uploaded to destination
  • Fix: Scheduled tasks cannot be created if user name contains a space
  • Fix: Properties window was not displayed completely for large fonts with small resolutions
Changes in Backup4all 4.6.250 (18-04-2011)
  • New: Added a Backup4all gadget for Windows Vista and Windows 7
  • New: The CD/DVD/Blu-ray burning engine was updated
  • New: An exclamation sound is played when the CD/DVD/Blu-ray needs to be changed
  • New: New backup tags were added for hour, minute and second
  • New: When forcing a shutdown during the backup, you will be notified that "Shutting down will corrupt current backup"
  • Fix: Excluding a file from sources lead to removing the entire folder
  • Fix: If the upload of a file failed, the retry caused the progress to exceed 100%
  • Fix: Clean backup was executed on external drives even if those were disconnected
  • Fix: Filters could not be changed from Include to Exclude
  • Fix: The application did not start when computer was idle
  • Fix: When backing up to a CD/DVD/Blu-ray, the fist execution date was not correctly imported after the second session
  • Fix: If "Test after backup" option was not used, the application was still asking for the disk
  • Fix: Importing backup jobs in Professional or Standard from Lite was not working
  • Fix: "After backup" action was not executed if running from command line
  • Fix: The zip name in log error messages was empty in certain situations
  • Fix: The log was not open with the selected Log Viewer in all cases
  • Fix: In the backup list, the last selected group was not saved after a restart
  • Fix: The dot character was not allowed in a tag name
  • Fix: The default backup type couldn't be changed in scheduler
Changes in Backup4all 4.5.241 (23-02-2011)
  • New: Switching between languages will hide the history
  • Update: Environmental variables are for destination folders on FTP/SFTP too
  • Fix: Some fixes for backup to FTP and SFTP destinations
Changes in Backup4all 4.5.236(24-01-2011)
  • Update: French language update
  • Update: When proxy was not available, check for updates stopped but now tries without proxy too
  • Fix: Backup jobs were not imported if a job with the same name already existed
  • Fix: Some errors fixed when backing up to SFTP
  • Fix: Scheduler at system shutdown did not work correctly when the backup settings were set to All Users
  • Fix: Changing the scheduler from Main interface to Command line removed the task
Changes in Backup4all 4.5.231(28-10-2010)
  • Fix: There was a "permission denied" error when backing up to some SFTP servers
Changes in Backup4all 4.5.230(26-10-2010)
  • Fix: Limit number of file versions did not work for FTP/SFTP
  • Fix: Canceling backup in Progress View was hanging the process in some cases
Changes in Backup4all 4.5.226 (14-10-2010)
  • New: Added "Progress view"
  • New: The progress bar contains now more details
  • New: New GUI translation added (Finnish)
  • New: Scheduled jobs now show an extra icon in the backup list
  • New: Added command line parameters for "Difference Viewer"
  • New: Added "Active" checkbox for filters
  • New: Scheduled tasks can be created via Remote Desktop
  • New: Shutdown pop-up notification is shown even if backup is running in background
  • New: Repair function from "Control Panel" works even if installed from exe
  • Fix: Changing the destination folder name was not updated on FTP
  • Fix: Pause during merge was not working properly
  • Fix: Brief view was not showing the correct details for new open jobs
  • Fix: Backup jobs from CD/DVD cannot be open because of read-only attribute
  • Fix: Sheduled backups at 00:00 or 12:00 AM were not correctly listed in Backup view
  • Fix: Restore Preview page showed the UTC time, not the local time
  • Fix: Shutdown after backup did not work if no user was logged in
  • Fix: Standalone scheduler does not run at startup or at logon
  • Fix: Command line Access Violation when local catalog was not used
  • Fix: CD/DVD was not refreshed after backup
  • Fix: User intervention was expected for scheduled groups
  • Fix: In some cases, the application did not start at Windows startup
  • Fix: Message not clear when the CD/DVD was missing for a scheduled job
Changes in Backup4all 4.4.218 (31-08-2010)
  • Fix: Fixed problem with long "Preparing shadow copy" message during the backup
  • Fix: Removed false errors during restore of NTFS files with permissions
  • Fix: Copy NTFS permissions problem fixed
  • Fix: Dll problem fixed for Windows 2000 server
Changes in Backup4all 4.4.214 (30-07-2010)
  • Fix: Vscsrv2008 crashes under Windows Vista/7/2008 32 bit.
Changes in Backup4all 4.4.213 (29-06-2010)
  • Fix: Temporary files were not deleted during the restore of multiple splits.
  • Fix: Scheduled backup at system shutdown was asking for a password in some cases.
  • Fix: "Invalid request id" warning when backing up to SFTP.
  • Fix: Backup view not expanded correctly in some cases.
  • Fix: Cannot open catalog from a mapped drive.
  • Fix: Vscsrv.exe crashes under Win XP 64-bit.
  • Fix: SQL Server Backup was automatically triggered when using backup open files option.
  • Fix: Rename backup jobs from removable drives.
  • Fix: Select folder and driver destination does not indicate the specified folder.
  • Fix: Job was not renamed after changing the destination from CD to local.
  • Fix: "Exclude from backup sources" option does not work for new files.
Changes in Backup4all 4.4.206 (5-05-2010)
  • Fix: File/folder icons were not correctly displayed in Explore View.
  • Fix: Error while restoring Microsoft Outlook backups to original location.
  • Fix: AV when backing up to CD/DVD using command line.
Changes in Backup4all 4.4.194 (2-03-2010)
  • Fix: SSL settings were not correctly saved.
  • Fix: Some language updates.
Changes in Backup4all 4.4.188 (20-01-2010)
  • New: Option added to open backups from specific locations (Local, Network, FTP/SFTP)
  • New: Backup jobs can now be moved in the backup list(drag-and-drop)
  • New: Test runs after the merge operation too
  • Fix: The number of warnings in email notification was not correct
  • Fix: Backup4all froze while paused for a longer period of time
  • Fix: Mirror backup to CD/DVD/Blu-ray spaning on multiple disks
  • Fix: Warning message when cannot open read-only catalog file
  • Fix: "Backup all groups" scheduler did not work correctly
  • Fix: Restore with problems from "Getting Started" page
  • Fix: "Filter by action" under Scheduler page did not work correctly
  • Fix: Some fixes when backing up open files
  • Fix: AV when backing up to CD/DVD/Blu-ray using command line
  • Fix: "Open" and "View with Notepad" options fixed
Changes in Backup4all 4.3.175 (25-11-2009)
  • Fix: Hidden scheduled tasks not starting.
  • Fix: Deleted or excluded files were restored all the time
  • Fix: Notification sounds not reflecting the backup status.
  • New: Estonian language was added.
  • New: SFTP host keys are also backed up with Backup4all configurations plugin.
Changes in Backup4all 4.3.173 (20-11-2009)
  • Fix: Problem when switching between backup limitation options
  • Fix: Deleted files were restored all the time
  • Fix: "Backup all groups" radio button does not correctly work
  • Fix: Sort files after size does not work correctly
  • Fix: Backup open files problem fixed
Changes in Backup4all 4.3.168 (5-11-2009)
  • New: Backup to SFTP was added
  • New: Added a new option that lets you Backup all groups
  • New: Option to split files larger than a specific size for FTP backups
  • New: Select the scheduler priority
  • New: Split the backup according to a number of files/folders
  • New: Change the scheduler username and password for multiple jobs
  • New: New option to "Store temporary catalog data in memory"
  • New: "Minimize to tray when finished" added for backup on demand
  • Fix: Pressing Cancel during the Clean operation is not possible anymore
  • Fix: "Last Backup" and "Last backup status" from Brief view will be updated even if no files were backed up
  • Fix: Cancel backup during catalog upload will not result in a corrupt catalog
  • Fix: Test with warnings for Backup4all configurations plugin on Vista
  • Fix: Index out of bounds during independent test for mirror
  • Fix: Backup4all did not close after run for backups on demand
  • Fix: Standalone scheduler fix (was not starting if application was not started)
  • Fix: Backup open files on 64-bit OS
  • Fix: Desktop.ini file was modified after backup on Windows 2008 R2
  • Fix: The scheduled task was not created if switching to another application during setup
  • Fix: Incorrect OTB device detection fixed
  • Fix: Skipping files from disconnected source drives is faster
  • Fix: Restoring file with non-English characters
  • Fix: Backup at system shutdown was not turning the computer off
Changes in Backup4all 4.2.156 (28-08-2009)
  • Fix: Volume Shadow Copy problems on Windows 2003
  • Fix: Some files were not correctly backed up using mirror type
  • Fix: Faster actions for large number of versions
  • Fix: Command line speed improvements
Changes in Backup4all 4.2.155 (24-08-2009)
  • Fix: Volume Shadow Copy problems
  • Fix: Microsoft Outlook plugin
  • Fix: Faster catalog loading for large number of versions
  • Fix: Some tags were not working for Mirror backup
  • Fix: Empty folders were not removed from FTP backups
Changes in Backup4all 4.2.154 (12-08-2009)
  • New: Bulgarian language was added
  • New: Czech language was added
  • Fix: Excluded folders were not removed from FTP destinations
  • Fix: Test after backup had false warnings in some cases
  • Fix: Backup open files fix
  • Fix: Backup to CD/DVD/Blu-ray fix
Changes in Backup4all 4.2.153 (7-08-2009)
  • Fix: New backup jobs using existing plugins had wrong paths in sources
Changes in Backup4all 4.2.152 (6-08-2009)
  • Fix: In certain cases installation would stop with an "Ended Prematurely" error
  • Fix: Changing user settings during installation would result in backup jobs not being imported from the previous version
  • Fix: Crash when using the Outlook Express or Microsoft Outlook plugin
  • Fix: Scheduled jobs would return an AV in particular cases
Changes in Backup4all 4.2.150 (30-07-2009)
  • New: Added Unicode filename support (files with non-standard characters can be easily backed up now)
  • New: Backup4all is now compatible with 64-bit operating systems too
  • New: Environment Variables can be used when defining new filters (e.g. %temp%, %SystemRoot%)
  • New: File versions can be compared now
  • New: Added "Select columns" option in the right-click menu of the versions section (Explore View)
  • New: Added option to select new filetype for log files (.txt is accepted now too, given that .log files cannot be opened on Blackberry devices)
  • New: Added option "Remove from sources" when right-clicking a file in Explore View
  • New: Added "Run With" and "Job Type" in schedule lists
  • New: Added a new button for "Ignore all" during restore
  • New: Added message for mirror backups to FTP when splitting large files and there is not enough space in temp (Ftp allows files of max 2GB)
  • New: Added notification if the CTM gets corrupted (ask user to reinstall application)
  • New: Added an option to force the after backup action execution
  • New: Interface now available in French, German, Malay, Portuguese too
  • Update: If the notification email has an attachment larger than the sending limit, only the email is sent (without attachment)
  • Update: Sources can be modified now even after selecting a Predefined Backup job (this way a backup job can be used as a "template" for future backup jobs)
  • Fix: Various fixes for mirror backups (with zip) to removable drives and FTP
  • Fix: In particular cases the .bkc got corrupted
  • Fix: Fixed an error when using "Create full paths (including drive letter)" option
  • Fix: "Destination error" when using the Mirror backup type with a plugin
  • Fix: The zip split is adjusted to the destination media even if is set to a larger size
  • Fix: SQL errors were showing in some particular cases
  • Fix: Some unicode characters were not zipped correctly
  • Fix: Cannot use a mapped drive as destination in New Backup Wizard
  • Fix: Changing the time zone caused the back up of all files
  • Fix: The standalone scheduler was not starting the backup
  • Fix: Several Access Violations were fixed
  • Fix: Folders were not erased from FTP using "Remove excluded and deleted files" option.
  • Fix: Several Access Violations were fixed
  • Fix: An invalid task resulted when creating a scheduler to load backup job via command line
  • Fix: Multiple files selection was not working correctly
Changes in Backup4all 4.1.139 (13-05-2009)
  • New: Files with names up to 255 characters (or special characters such as ;) can be added on CD/DVD/Blu-ray without trimming
  • Fix: An AV occured after starting a Backup Group when a backup job was already active
  • Fix: Using CD/DVD/Blu-ray destination from command line generated an AV
  • Fix: The Merge operation was not using the correct temporary folder
  • Fix: Testing mirror to ftp with subfolder prefix did not work
Changes in Backup4all 4.1.138 (8-05-2009)
  • New zip prefix: "Backup Day of Week (locale)" - number that takes into account the regional settings
  • New zip prefix: "Backup Day of Week (name)" - short name of the day in week
  • Fix: Minimum zip split size was not enforced to 512 KB
  • Fix: Catalogs were inconsistent after runing cleanup on imported backup jobs
  • Fix: Corrected some issues related to spanning backup on multiple DVDs
  • Fix: An access violation was triggered in some cases when running mirror with zip
  • Fix: Corrected volume shadow copy service issues for jobs using plugins
Changes in Backup4all 4.1.137 (29-04-2009)
  • Update: The "Prepare files list" operation was optimized so the backup time is reduced
  • Update: Test operation is now faster for large files
  • Update: Italian and Spanish languages were updated
Changes in Backup4all 4.1.136 (24-04-2009)
  • Update: If the user cannot write to Folder locations paths, the default path will be used.
  • Update: Selecting the backup job after changing the CD/DVD/Blu-ray drive letter, displays a wrong message.
  • Fix: When backup limit was reached, the zip splits were not always deleted from destination
  • Fix: The default installation language was not English if the OS was in another language than English
  • Fix: Cleanup action was not working when using command line
  • Fix: Changing from Fast mirror to Full mirror was not correctly done in catalog in some cases
  • Fix: Sometimes there was a problem when loading an imported catalog
  • Fix: Restoring a single file to a different location was recreating the entire path
  • Fix: Merge backups was not working for application configurations
  • Fix: Some SSL problems fixed for email notifications
  • Fix: In Explore View, when right clicking a file version, the "Open" and "Open with Notepad" options did not work
  • Fix: Backup was not deleted from catalog after clean if moved from local destination to FTP
Changes in Backup4all 4.1.135 (6-04-2009)
  • Fix: Backup to spanned CD/DVD/Blu-ray had a wrong date or the date was missing
  • Fix: When restoring a selective file to another location, the entire original file path was added
  • Fix: In some cases, importing jobs from version 3 did not add them in the backup list
Changes in Backup4all 4.1.134 (31-03-2009)
  • Update: On Vista, the "Code error: 0x8007052E" message is now more explanatory
  • Update: Spanish interface language added
  • Update: Notification emails are sent without attached log if the file size is too large
  • Fix: Reduced Backup4all start time when using network sources
Changes in Backup4all 4.1.133 (26-03-2009)
  • Update: Russian language available for the user interface
  • Fix: "No argument for format %s" error was displaying for some scheduled backup jobs
Changes in Backup4all 4.1.132 (25-03-2009)
  • Update: Scollbar for Language box in Backup Properties
  • Update: Improved selective restore from a spanned backup on CD/DVD
  • Fix: Uploading files larger than 2GB on FTP using Mirror with zip, did not work
  • Fix: Fixed several "Access volation" errors
  • Fix: Drive A: and B: were not allowed as a CD/DVD/Blu-ray destination
  • Fix: Fixed an error in "Always use temporary folder" for backups to removable drives
  • Fix: False error message in the cleanup log when there were no files to clean
  • Fix: Standalone scheduler did not start in specific cases
Changes in Backup4all 4.1.131 (20-03-2009)
  • Update: Obsolete plugins are detected and removed from the Plugins folder on startup
  • Fix: An access denied error was returned when trying to access MyDocuments folder in Vista in some particular cases
  • Fix: An access violation was shown when the destination was set to a CD/DVD/Blu-ray without writing capabilities
Changes in Backup4all 4.1.130 (17-03-2009)
  • New: Backup to Blu-ray discs and HD-DVD (or from Blu-ray/HD DVD) is now supported
  • New: Added support for backing up to dual layer DVDs
  • New: Added plugin to backup Microsoft Outlook automatically
  • New: Added show excluded file no. and excluded folder no. (in Test/Cleanup window, Backup View, Restore/Choose backup numbers window)
  • New: Added text description field for selected filter in Options->Filters
  • New: Predefined global filters are added automatically to new backup jobs
  • New: Added new predefined splits for Blu-ray and dual layer DVDs
  • New: Show text description for selected filter in Options->Filters
  • Update: Optimized "Update catalog" process for jobs with many backup numbers
  • Update: Before/After actions now allow shortcuts
  • Fix: When using mirror with zip, files with long path were not copied
  • Fix: "Delete sources after successful backup" did not remove folders from sources
  • Fix: ICO images with resolution over 32x32 and alpha blending were not loaded as backup job icons
  • Fix: Filters containing absolute paths were ignored
  • Fix: Testing a mirror backup (with zip and AES encryption) to FTP returned errors even when successful
  • Fix: Timeout while waiting to stop expand
  • Fix: In specific cases, "Close after run" was ignored for scheduled groups
  • Fix: Disabled schedulers were still executed on Vista
  • Fix: Files were not deleted during incremental backups set to keep only 3 versions
  • Fix: Use existing FTP configuration in New Backup Wizard
  • Fix: "Limit number of backups" and "Merge backups" are now taken into account when backing up to USB flash drives (if the backup is not spanned)
  • Fix: Scheduled jobs for other users were available for the current user too
  • Fix: Miscelaneous fixes for filters
  • Fix: When running a full backup to an external drive, no error was shown in some cases if the drive was disconnected
  • Fix: Bandwidth limitation was ignored when set through the Options-Ftp window
  • Fix: When using the Merge backups option, files that only have one version and have the status excluded will be deleted
  • Fix: Pause during a restore operation was ignored
  • Fix: Security password is not enforced when switching from current user to all users
  • Fix: Changes to a general predefined filter were not propagated to locked backup jobs using it
  • Fix: Changes to a general predefined ftp configuration were not propagated to locked backup jobs using it
  • Fix: When cancelling a backup to a removable drive during merge, a temporary folder was kept in the destination
  • Fix: Restoring deleted files from a mirror backup wasn't working in certain conditions
  • Fix: Too many tests were performed for a spanned back-up to CD/DVD
  • Fix: Standalone scheduler was still executed if disabled
  • Fix: Importing (from version 3) a backup job based on a plugin was not importing the plugin too
  • Fix: Status progress bar inaccuracies when backing up registry files
  • Fix: Show only Active jobs filter was not working correctly
  • Fix: "Backup4all could not find the locally cached backup catalog for..." error fixed
  • Fix: Catalog folder pointed to the wrong folder when reinstalling with different setup options
  • Fix: Folder filters when performing a restore were ignored
  • Fix: Restoring from an Outlook Express backup was not working correctly if the Windows username was different
Changes in Backup4all 4.0.126 (23-12-2008)
  • FIX: Merge problems when using plugins
  • FIX: The visualization mode was ignored
  • FIX: Filter by date was not correctly working
  • FIX: New tags were not inserted in the correct order
  • FIX: Test was not correctly performed after a backup to FTP with independent splits
  • FIX: Sometimes, after backup, "Format '%s' invalid or incompatible with argument" error was shown.
  • FIX: Failure when performing computer shutdown after backup
  • UPDATE: Faster "Expand all" in Backup View and Explore View
  • UPDATE: Faster catalog update after backup
  • UPDATE: Plugins are listed in alphabetical order
Changes in Backup4all 4.0.125 (12-12-2008)
  • FIX: SQL error (primary key constraint violation) when removing deleted files from backup
  • FIX: In some cases, the new files were not displayed in Explore View.
  • FIX: Sometimes the zip was not correctly split on FAT32 hard drives.
  • FIX: Independent test was not canceled on removable drive when drive not accesible.
  • FIX: SQL error "UPDATE TempVersionDelete SET StartSpan = -1 ..." when deleting backup numbers.
  • FIX: Av when creating a new backup job while another backup job is writing a CD\DVD
  • FIX: "Backup name" was terminated abnormally. Press OK to reindex the backup catalog
  • FIX: Fixed some minor gui errors when using custom dpi (120 dpi)
  • UPDATE: Explorer like multiselect handling in Backup View / Explorer View
Changes in Backup4all 4.0.124 (8-12-2008)
  • FIX: Restore stops when a file cannot be overwritten
  • FIX: Sometimes an AV appears in Backup View after backup is finished
  • FIX: "No argument for format ..." error when deleting backup versions
Changes in Backup4all 4.0.123 (5-12-2008)
  • FIX: Error when backing up to FTP using XCRC
  • FIX: Sometimes an AV appears when loading a job after the backup has finished
Changes in Backup4all 4.0.122 (4-12-2008)
  • FIX: The Restore button was not disabled during the backup execution
  • FIX: The Standalone scheduler was running even if disabled
  • FIX: Restoring the configurations did not add the jobs in the backup list
  • FIX: Sometimes the application froze when running a scheduled backup
  • FIX: Fixed "Cannot exit aplication when busy" message after running a backup group using shortcut
  • FIX: Some files were not restored if using the advanced restore configuration
  • UPDATE: Added text box on the Compression page, informing about the encryption feature applicability
Changes in Backup4all 4.0.121 (28-11-2008)
  • FEATURE: "Check all"/"Uncheck all" buttons were added to Restore Wizard.
  • FIX: "Duplicate Object index" error fixed
  • FIX: "Invalid backup numbers specified" error when running the cleanup action with command line
  • FIX: "Backup is already running" erorr when running a cleanup from command line
  • FIX: Sometimes the application froze when running a scheduled backup
Changes in Backup4all 4.0.120 (21-11-2008)
  • FIX: "Zip the files" option from Mirror page was not saved
  • FIX: History window was not listing the backup actions
  • FIX: Fixed a "Cannot focus a disabled or invisible window" error
  • FIX: Files were not found because of a double slash in path on some FTP servers
Changes in Backup4all 4.0.119 (18-11-2008)
  • FIX: Fixed an AV when choosing an .exe file as a job icon
  • FIX: Testing a backup (created using plugins) returned an error if registry keys were missing from the source
  • FIX: The Outlook Express plugin didn't work correctly
  • FIX: Mirror backup was running slow in some cases
  • FIX: Fixed a "Cannot focus a disabled or invisible window" error
  • FIX: The catalog wasn't removed from the old location when changing the destination folder for an FTP backup
  • UPDATE: During open file backup, if a file is not found via the shadow copy volume service, it looks for it directly in the source
Changes in Backup4all 4.0.118 (11-11-2008)
  • FIX: Running a shortcut for a backup group using a bat file didn't do anything
  • FIX: Group filters were ignored when the backup list was switched to the icon view
  • FIX: Fixed a "Cannot focus a disabled or invisible window" error occuring in some cases when clicking the calculate statistics button
  • FIX: Fixed a "Cannot focus a disabled or invisible window" error occuring in some cases when clicking the view log file button from the Logs and history window
  • FIX: Fixed "Cannot connect to the FTP server" error occuring when merging files for a backup having FTP as destination
  • FIX: Fixed an AV occuring when trying to edit the filter in Backup View
  • FIX: "Copy files in a subfolder" option sometimes erase destination folder
  • FIX: The "Remove excluded or deleted files from backup" option did not work for the first mirror backup
  • UPDATE: Optimized the speed for backup jobs that were created using predefined plugins.
  • UPDATE: Modified the merging procedure when using independent zip splits
Changes in Backup4all 4.0.117 (4-11-2008)
  • FIX: Fixed SQL error (sqlite_close, database is locked) occuring when a scheduled group backup was executed
  • FIX: Command line version didn't unblock the bkc file after backup displaying an error "Catalog file ... does not have a valid signature."
  • FIX: Fixed bug occuring when testing a mirror backup to CD (with compression)
  • UPDATE: Drastically reduced the time needed to reindex the backup catalog (after a backup terminated abnormally)
Changes in Backup4all 4.0.116 (30-10-2008)
  • FIX: The "Allusers" setup command line parameter was ignored
  • FIX: When using the merge backups option, the custom split size was not respected
  • FIX: Backup to FTP didn't work in certain cases (created an infinite loop)
Changes in Backup4all 4.0.115 (28-10-2008)
  • FIX: Fixed AV that occured when finding files (in some particular cases)
  • FIX: For a protected backup, the password was corrupted starting with the second backup run
  • FIX: Fixed error that occured when backing up to CD without using local catalog
  • FIX: Fixed error that occured when backing up to removable drives without using local catalog
  • FIX: Fixed "Application seems to be frozen" error
  • FIX: File size was different in destination than in source for full, incremental and differential
  • UPDATE: Automatically detection and conversion of backup catalog from version 3 to 4 (when needed)
  • UPDATE: Added command line parameters for setup
Changes in Backup4all 4.0.114 (22-10-2008)
  • FIX: Several Volume Shadow Copy errors occured (.pst file was not always copied in the destination)
  • FIX: "Size of file in destination different than in source" error message fixed
  • FIX: If the interface was locked and update check enabled at application startup, update didn't work
  • FIX: When adding a new scheduled backup job, the windows logged in user was not filled by default
  • FIX: "List index out of bounds" error was shown when displaying backup job hint (some specific cases)
Changes in Backup4all 4.0.113 (17-10-2008)
  • FIX: Fixed file splitting errors for large backups
  • FIX: Import from previous versions didn't work in certain situations
  • FIX: Username for SMTP and FTP server configurations was not remembered if it consisted of over 16 characters
  • FIX: In certain situations when using mirror backup with "Remove excluded or deleted files from backup", the files were copied to the destination but deleted on completion
Changes in Backup4all 4.0.112 (16-10-2008)
  • FIX: The destination drive selection was not remembered when using the New Backup Wizard
  • FIX: Test and restore for files with chinese names did not work
  • FIX: Backup to FTP did not work correctly for files over 2GB (files were copied each time)
Changes in Backup4all 4.0.111 (14-10-2008)
  • FEATURE: Added the possibility to enable/disable automatic weekly updates during setup
  • FIX: Fixed AV that occured in some cases when displaying backup job hints
  • FIX: Fixed AV triggered by using some specific backup plugins
  • FIX: An SQL error was generated when opening some backup jobs
  • FIX: Merging backups did not work if the source was on a network location
  • FIX: Merging backups did not work after importing a backup job that had merge configured
  • FIX: The Restore, Test and Cleanup windows were not displayed correctly on Windows 2000
  • FIX: Fixed other AV errors that occured in particular situations
Changes in Backup4all 4.0.110 (9-10-2008)
  • FIX: Fixed AV that occured in some cases when using incremental backup
  • FIX: Corrected "Not enough disk space" error when backing up to FAT32 formatted destinations
  • FIX: Importing backups with plugins didn't work correctly
  • FIX: Running backup jobs with plugins
  • FIX: Exclude status for filter was not saved
  • FIX: Sometimes an SQL error was raised when 2 or more jobs were scheduled at the same time
  • FIX: Name of the merged archive did not have the prefix added (when using incremental with merge)
  • FIX: After importing from v3, past statistics were wrong
  • FIX: Locked status of filter was not saved
  • FIX: During backup, connecting to an inexisting mapped drive letter (used as source or destination) returned "Program stopped working" error on Vista
Changes in Backup4all 4.0.108 (30-09-2008)
  • FIX: Configurations lost after switching to "All Users" and restarting Backup4all.
  • FIX: Multiple filters were not imported correctly.
  • FIX: If you started the application from a different user, installed plugins were not available.
  • FIX: Slow loading of a backup job on external drive.
  • FIX: Statistics are cleared during backup.
  • FIX: "Clear archive bit" for folders did not work.
Changes in Backup4all 4.0.107 (26-09-2008)
  • FIX: Backup4all did not start on WinXP in Czech language
  • FIX: Minor bug fixed when importing from version 3
Changes in Backup4all 4.0.106 (25-09-2008)
  • FIX: "One touch backup" did not start the backup
  • FIX: Backup to FTP - executing a full after a previous mirror generated an AV
  • FIX: "Import from version 3..." didn't work if the Settings folder was redirected in Backup4all 3
Changes in Backup4all 4.0.105 (24-09-2008)
  • UPDATE: Added a portable version for Backup4all
  • FIX: "Cannot insert file into image" error when backing up to CD without using local catalog.
  • FIX: Canceling a backup generated an AV (sometimes).
  • FIX: Testing files with limited NTFS permisions generated errors.
  • FIX: Cannot add a new filter in Backup Properties when a predefined filter is already defined.
  • FIX: Create Shortcut: show a drop-down list with the names of all defined backup groups and backup jobs.
  • FIX: Importing jobs from Lite 4 to Professional 4 generates an error.
  • FIX: Files greater than 2GB could not be uploaded on FTP (split file error).
  • FIX: Explore View/Backup View: after expand all cancel, files in the root folders were duplicated.
Changes in Backup4all 4.0.103 (16-09-2008)
  • FEATURE: Added the possibility to see passwords while typing them
  • UPDATE: List the file paths from destination in the test log
  • UPDATE: Mirror backup: if a source drive is not available (network share, usb stick, ...) then the files from that drive are not excluded from backup
  • UPDATE: Scheduler: "Abort backup when network sources are not available" option applies to all types of sources
  • FIX: Pause backup during file splitting did not work properly
  • FIX: Wrong error message generated when adding the same plugin twice
  • FIX: Save the layout of the Backup View
  • FIX: Backup execution status was not changed when warnings or errors occurred during Test
  • FIX: Bkc file was not deleted from the catalog folder if a job was deleted from interface
  • FIX: Legacy comparison criteria didn't work
  • FIX: Log folder limit did not work properly
  • FIX: Allow commas in the job and group names
  • FIX: Check for updates did not run at startup
Changes in Backup4all 4.0.102 (24-08-2008)
  • FEATURE: Multiple files/folders can be selected in Sources folder tree in New Backup Wizard and Backup Properties
  • FEATURE: Added icon for selected destination and selected backup type in Backup Properties
  • FEATURE: New version automatically upgrades existing installation (no need to uninstall first)
  • UPDATE: Updated internal CD/DVD burning engine
  • UPDATE: Added warning on scheduling with blank passwords
  • UPDATE: New backup group is created by default on first run
  • UPDATE: Sources tree list resizes with window
  • UPDATE: Mouse wheel can be used to scroll Sources tree list
  • UPDATE: Defined folder filters now apply to full folder path too
  • UPDATE: Plugins used in backup jobs cannot be deleted
  • FIX: Fixed creating directory structure on certain FTP servers with specific user rights
  • FIX: Backup to CD using UDF works now
  • FIX: If backup finished with errors, test will not run
  • FIX: Fixed "List index out of bounds" when using predefined backup on FTP
  • FIX: Fixed log folder size limit bug
  • FIX: Specify destination folder on install
  • FIX: User interface corrections for large fonts
Changes in Backup4all 4.0.101 (21-08-2008)
  • UPDATE: Main windows will remember their last size and position
  • UPDATE: Show a message when the added plugin (*.xml) is not valid
  • FIX: Fixed the "Browse" buttons from Default Settings page in the installer
  • FIX: Fixed SQL error for differential backups on FTP
  • FIX: Fixed drag and drop on the Sources page in Backup Properties window
  • FIX: Fixed AV when editing the Backup View filter
  • FIX: Fixed tab key order
  • FIX: Fixed inserting tags in zip prefix
  • FIX: Fixed AV when opening a job with an already existing name
  • FIX: Fixed AV when trying to open an non-existing backup icon
  • FIX: Fixed list index out of bounds when switching Backup List to Icons view mode