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Softthinks Backup and Recovery

  • For enterprises, added the possibility to link a Recovery Media to several PCs of the same model.

  • Better management of exFAT partition on USB Hard Drives used as Recovery Media.

  • Harmonization of the user interface when creating a Recovery Media on either USB Flash Drive or USB Hard Disk.

  • Added the possibility to store System Backups on regular USB Flash Drive Factory Recovery Media (it was only possible on USB Hard Disks previously or Windows certified USB Flash Drives).

  • Better selection of the target disk when restoring the system on a device containing several Hard Disks / SSD after one of those disks have been replaced.

  • Added the possibility to check for an update from SBAR User Interface.

  • Enhanced “Get more help” behavior.

  • Removed incorrect message indicating that you don’t use the latest version when consulting the help.

  • Performances optimizations.

  • Minor cosmetic changes.

  • General texts and translations enhancements.

  • Help contents enhancements.

  • Better support of USB Hard Drives to create Factory Recovery Media (4TB and more USB Hard Disks, Hard Disk with FAT32 and NTFS partitions already existing…).

  • Better management of compatibility issues between USB Hard Drives and PCs regarding the Factory Recovery Media creation and the ability to start the System Recovery process from the Factory Recovery Media.

  • Various enhancements in the error reporter tool and in the logs to help diagnosing field issues.

  • Improved AC power detection method for specific PCs (on those devices we were preventing the use of the system recovery process when the battery was fully charged).

  • Fixed configuration files issue corruption resetting the system backups target location and generating “Not enough space allocated” error.

  • Fixed recovery media creation prompt which could be displayed even after having selected “Do not remind me”.

  • Fixed some System Backups and Data Backups creation issues linked to specific hardware or software environment, or to specific contents.

  • Managed system recovery scenario where MS Bitlocker feature activation was moving the boot files.

  • Better support of non-standard disk layouts when recovering the system.

  • Performances optimizations.

  • Minor cosmetic changes.

  • General texts and translations enhancements.

  • Help contents enhancements.

  • This version has been released specifically to Dell and Alienware PC owners who were using Dell Backup and Recovery and Alienresawn products respectivally. This version is not compatible with other PC brands.

  • A new release is planned for mid 2018 with all the enhancements, optimizations and fixes implemented up to the release 2.1.

Softthinks Deployment Suite

In order to update your SDS version to the latest one, please contact softthinks sales team :

  • Enhanced support for Windows 10 up to the Creator Update (Redstone 2).

  • Added macOS support (BETA): capture & deployment, secure wipe, diagnostics.

  • Added Drivers analyzation tool to identify and remove duplicate drivers.

  • Enhanced HDD & SSD diagnostics.

  • Added Windows 10 Recovery through the installation of SoftThinks Backup And Recovery (SBAR) solution during deployment.

  • Simplified the license management.

  • Added the possibility to generate wipe reports.

  • Implemented various fixes, enhancements and optimizations:

    • Better support of compact images.

    • Network check before image copy to the server.

    • Integration of the « asset tag » for traceability purposes (serial number or service tag inconsistent).

    • Better management of logical partitions.

    • Optimization of the Nomad Disks boot time.

In order to update your SDS Kiosk version to the latest one, please contact softthinks sales team :

  • New use case oriented flows.

  • PC Setup: Configures a new PC.

  • PC Tune Up: Optimizes the PC.

  • PC Open Box: Diagnostic, Wipe and recover the System.

  • PC Trade-in.

  • PC Repair: Automatic wizard repairing the PC (System Disk diagnostics, Smart Repair, Instant Restore, System Recovery with Data Backup).

  • Advanced and customized hardware tests.

  • Summary Report (for the customer).

  • Full report (archived on the Kiosk).

  • Windows 10 Recovery.