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Version history for WinToFlash Lite

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Changes for v1.3.0003 - v1.4.0000

  • - Added setup programs to install WinToFlash [The Bootable USB Creator] as regular Windows program automatically
  • - Added button to download ISO file from WinToFlash directly in Multiboot Item Add dialog
  • - Removed AntiSMS executable and changed AntiSMS profile to work with ISO bootable files from AntiSMS project directly (both WinXP and Win8 edition)
  • - Other small changes to fix bugs

Changes for v1.3.0000 - v1.3.0003

  • Improved "Add Item" dialog in Multiboot USB profile, added filters for known ISOs
  • Added direct download link and link to the download page for ISOs in the Multiboot USB profile
  • Bootable USB Test app integrated into WinToFlash
  • Bootable USB Test app updated with more option for virtual HDD

Changes for v1.2.0007 - v1.3.0000

  • Added new instrument - small application to test bootable USBs with virtual PC named Bootable USB Test
  • Interface improvements in the Advanced mode bootable USB Creation - added hints for file system, partition scheme, CHS policy. Design of this tabs is now more informative
  • Manual parameters for Master Boot Record and File System are now in the separate windows
  • Added new partition scheme USB-HDD/256 with BIOS and UEFI support (single partition starts from sector 256 in the first partition record of the partition table)
  • Added new partition scheme USB-HDD+ with BIOS and UEFI support (single partition starts from sector 64 in the last partition record of the partition table)
  • Added new partition scheme USB-HDD+/256 with BIOS and UEFI support (single partition starts from sector 256 in the last partition record of the partition table)
  • Updated CHS policy to work with new HDD+ modes
  • Added new GRUB configuration files to work with new HDD+ modes
  • Added Windows 10 picture to the bootable USB profile for Windows Vista/7/8/10

Changes for v1.2.0003 - v1.2.0007

  • Fixed Error #15 problem in Multiboot Manager on NTFS volumes
  • Fixed language file error on Russian version of Windows (locale code 1049)
  • Changed geometry of the "Core" tab in the Options dialog for better Multilanguage support
  • Added support for more ISOs in the Multiboot mode, now WinToFlash can create multiboot bootable USBs with unlimited number of following Live CDs, Operations Systems and Antiviruses:
  • Microsoft Windows: Windows 10 (any edition), Windows 2008 or 2008R2 (any edition), Windows 2012 or 2012R2 (any edition), Windows 7 (any edition), Windows 8 or 8.1 (any edition), Windows Reset Password, Windows Vista (any edition)
  • Antiviruses: AVIRA Antivirus, Antivirus Live CD (ClamAV), AvtiVir Rescue System, BitDefender Rescue CD, COMODO Rescue Disk, Dr.WEB Live CD, ESET SysRescue, F-Secure Rescue CD, G Data Antivirus, Kaspesky Rescue Disk, Panda Safe CD, Symantec PC Tools, Vba32 Rescue
  • Live Utilities: Acronis Backup and Security Rescue CD, AOMEI Backupper, Boot-Repair-Disk, Clonezilla, Darik's Boot and Nuke, GParted, Hirens Boot CD, Minitool Partition Wizard, Parted Magic, Ping Disk Image/Restore, SYSTEMRESCUE-CD, Trinity Rescue Kit, UFS Explorer Emergency CD, UBCD Live, Ultimate Boot CD
  • Non-Windows OS: Android x86, ArtislX Live DVD, ArtisX, AVSTRUM Latvijas Linukss, Bach Box Linux, Bodhi Linux, CAINE BlackHole, Calculate Linux Desctop, Calculat Media Center, CentOS, Core Plus Newring, CrunchBang-Waldorf, Debian Linux (any edition), deft, deft zero, DSL 50MB Live BizCard CD, edubuntu, EduPUP, Fedora Linux (any edition), Finnix, G4L Disk Imaging, GALPon MiniNo, Gnublin, Gubuntu, ipredia OS, KALT, Knoppix Linux, KODIbuntu, Kubuntu, LinuxKidX, LinuxMint, live.linuX-gamers, lupu, dyne bolic, MUSIX, mythbuntu, Netboot CD, Niblex, Overclockix, PCLinux OS, Picaros Diego, Puppy Arcade, Sabayon Ferensics, SlackO, SLAX LiveOS, SliTaz Linux, tiny core linux, trisquel, Tyny Core, UberStudent Linux For LEANERS, Ubuntu, xPUD, xUbuntu, Zillya Live CD
  • And any other ISOs with syslinux or GRUB bootloader.

Changes for v1.1.0000 - v1.2.0000

  • Multiboot added! Now you can create a Bootable USB with UNLIMITED number of bootable items on your USB drive. First version of WinToFlash Multiboot Manager will support any Windows from Windows Vista to Windows 10 (ISO Image required). Multiboot bootable USB creation is available in the Advanced mode.

Changes for v0.9.0030 beta - v1.0.0000

  • [1.0.0000] 07/04/2015
  • And we're out of beta we're releasing on time
  • [0.9.0038] 06/30/2015
  • Added storage size auto limitation if storage is > 2Tb
  • Geometry fixes in interface
  • Windows 8 image updated
  • Translation authors file moved to the documents folder
  • Feedback save to binary file added
  • Changed base address to 0x00010000
  • [0.9.0034] 06/26/2015
  • Added support for online help system
  • Added NULLFILE.TXT into every empty folder for unzipped sharing support via torrent
  • Files reorganization inside zip
  • Fixed some memory leaks
  • Some small bugs fixed

Changes for v0.9.0010 beta - v0.9.0030 beta

  • Fixed problem "No Drives Found" under WinPE environment like BartPE. Now WinToFlash Portable (all editions) can work under most WinPE editions and enumerate USB drives like under standard Windows installation
  • Some code optimization for speed improvements
  • WinToFlash [The bootable USB Creator] now log add USB drives found parameters into the log file
  • [0.9.0025] 06/13/2015
  • New Windows-native USB drives search subsystem, WMI support for this operation removed
  • Improved drive lock algorithm
  • Fixed problem when WinToFlash lists a USB drive twice
  • Memory leaks fixed
  • Interface improvements
  • Crash fixed when no drive letter found for a USB drive

Changes for v0.9.0000 beta - v0.9.0004 beta

  • Fixed problem with Unexpected error in Wizard Mode
  • Added zero-sized drives filter feature to skip empty USB card readers in the available devices list
  • Fixed some GUI problems with untranslated text strings
  • Fixed licensing error with activation file installation when no \License\ folder exists

Changes for v0.8.0122 beta - v0.9.0000 beta

  • Added NTFS support
  • Added USB-FDD mode support
  • GRUB updated to the latest version
  • Fixed "Can't lock the drive" error under Windows XP/2003
  • Interface improvements

Changes for v0.8.0117 beta - v0.8.0122 beta

  • - USB storage size limitation added. Now you can limit your 16Gb bootable USB drive to 1Gb or other size if you need so for compatibility with your bootable image
  • - interface improvements
  • - fixed bootable USB profiles naming procedure, all illegal characters like *,? in file name will be auto-fixed

Changes for v0.8.0111 beta - v0.8.0117 beta

  • - fixed problem with suspended feedback loadup
  • - WinToFlash will now ignore folder "System Volume Information" on the USB drive for emptiness check procedure (part of smart format notification)
  • - fixes in Hiren's bootable USB profile

Changes for v0.8.0103 beta - v0.8.0111 beta

  • - "The list is empty" problem fixed if no USB drives inserted when pressing Run button or saving Bootable USB Profile
  • - Now WinToFlash updates license type in main form header after license file installation in the first start wizard
  • - Some errors fixed with huge USB drives

Changes for v0.8.0059 - v0.8.0096 beta

  • - fixed problem with freezes when reformatting USB drive from NTFS to FAT16/FAT32
  • - fixed "Format Unknown Error" problem when formatting USB drive under Windows Vista, 7 and 8
  • - Cancel button added to "Can't lock the drive" dialog
  • - More informative new interface in Wizard and Advanced mode
  • - Fixed some "Disk error" messages for FAT32 file system on a boot time
  • - New page with source selection to Wizard added
  • - WinToFlash can now read ISO images and all archives directly when creating bootable USB, it won't unpack it first to the %temp% folder
  • - Speed up in files copying process
  • - WinToFlash won't validate EULA.txt file for Windows XP bootable USB any more
  • - Fixed boot problem with XP Recovery Console Live USB with GRUB bootloader
  • - Speed up in Storage Erase mode

Changes for v0.8.0055 - v0.8.0059

  • - Translation authors file updated
  • - Added "Print EULA" label in the About dialog
  • - Some spelling problems fixed
  • - Update system bug fixed

Changes for v0.8.0000 beta - v0.8.0009 beta

  • - Added Windows 8.1 support
  • - Added option "Copy all files and folders from original CD" for Windows XP/2003
  • - Language bugs fixes

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