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Version history for Active@ KillDisk

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Changes for v10.2 - v11.1

  • Erase confirmation dialog simplified & shrunk to fit lower video resolutions
  • Improved handling of certificates/reports for failed disks and email notifications
  • Boot Disk: WinPE upgraded to v.10.0.16299.15 (based on Windows 10 build 1709)
  • Boot Disk: Added customization - desktop shortcuts for custom tools & user menus can be created
  • Boot Disk: Customized settings can be saved to USB and restored on the next boot even on different systems

Changes for v10 - v10.2

  • Added Australian ISM-6.2.92 erase method
  • Added option to store logs, reports & certificates to removable storage (USB disks)
  • Added support for Linux\Unix XFS & JFS file systems, browsing and wipe
  • Added module for software updates\rollbacks
  • Minor improvements and bug fixes
  • New security includes product activations

Changes for v9.2 - v10

  • Network shares mapping/reconnecting for storing logs & certificates
  • Detection, displaying and resetting disk hidden areas (HPA/DCO), erasing disk hidden zones
  • Improved Boot Disk Creator allows to initialize un-partitioned or damaged USB Flash disks
  • Active@ Boot Disk switched to WinPE 5.1 64-bit (x64), performs faster & optimizes RAM usage
  • Active@ Boot Disk: boots the latest UEFI Secure Boot systems & legacy BIOS MBR PC
  • Active@ LiveCD: new drivers & SMART monitor

Changes for v9.1 - v9.2

  • Added progress display for the taskbar icon
  • Certificate display & save now available after first job completion
  • Improved handling of errors for failed hard disks
  • Professional versions: improved Active@ LiveCD & more drivers added

Changes for v9.0 - v9.1

  • Improved parallel disk erasing
  • Added options to exclude removable or fixed disks from batches
  • New drivers added to Boot Disk & LiveCD
  • Support for HP Smart Array Cards added to LiveCD & Console
  • Improved plug’n’play hardware detection & registration in Console
  • Added command line parameters configuration in USB Creator for Console

Changes for v8.0 - v9.0

  • New Ultimate package includes DOS, Windows, Linux & Console targets
  • New Linux packages contain 32-bit & 64-bit Linux & Console targets
  • Linux-based boot disk (LiveCD) supports UEFI secure boot on x86 & x64 systems
  • Improved Boot Disk Creator allows to setup command line parameters for KillDisk startup
  • Linux Console (text mode) boot disk is now included in Windows package
  • Redesigned and improved user interface
  • Added option to write fingerprint to the first disk sector
  • Comments for the erase session can be easily added to the certificate
  • Default logo can be removed from the certificate
  • Non-blocking erase mode allows to work in parallel erase/wipe sessions
  • Added new Department of Energy (DoE M 205.1-2) and Canadian CSEC ITSG-06 erase methods
  • Allowed to specify ASCII or HEX overwrite pattern for each pass in User Defined erase method

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