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There is an update to the beta of Drive Bender for Windows Home Server 2011, SBS 2011 Essentials and Windows Server 2012 Essentials, taking it to version v1.4.7.8 rc1, also known as the Tomcat release.

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Release v1.4.7.8 rc1 (2013-02-18)

– Update: Improved the file deleting speed for folders will a large number of files.
– Update: The file handling performance has been dramatically improved.
– Bug fix: Manually activation can fail with an error.
– Update: S.M.A.R.T. drive detection has been improved.
– Update: S.M.A.R.T. monitoring ignores drives that are in a powered down mode.
– Update: Email notifications are now limited in the number that can be sent is a given period.

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There is an update to the beta of Drive Bender for Windows Home Server 2011, SBS 2011 Essentials and Windows Server 2012 Essentials, taking it to version v1.4.7.0, also known as the Tomcat release.

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Release v1.4.7.0

  • Added: Email notifications. Any Drive Bender system notification can now be sent to a nominated email address, this is configured under the Notification settings.
  • Update: Improved user security setting when creating a new mount point.
  • Bug fix: On a multi-pool system, if all the drives go off line for one of the pool, the other pool can also be affected.
  • Update: Improved handling of participating drives going off line (fault tolerant mode).
  • Bug fix: When opening the Drive Bender Manager, the main interface can hide behind other windows.

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There is an update to the beta of Drive Bender for Windows Home Server 2011, taking it to version v1.4.6.5, also known as the Tomcat release.

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Release v1.4.6.5

  • Update: Improved license validation to prevent license activation issues.
  • Bug fix: BSOD can occur under some extreme conditions.
  • Update: Upon boot, Drive Bender now forces a refresh of the Windows volume symbolic link. This is to prevent the drive not found issue some users experience.
  • Update: Added a number of logging improvements to the balancing operation and increased the default range from 2% to 4% (i.e. drives must be 4% out of balance before balancing will occur).

Update: A number of performance improvements with regards to how pool free space is calculated and reported

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There is an update to the beta of Drive Bender for Windows Home Server 2011, taking it to version v1.4.6.0, also known as the Tomcat release.

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Release v1.4.6.0

  • Update: Added detail debug logging on license check.
  • Update: Drive removal changed so that a number of checks are made when the client indicates the process has finish.
  • Update: Updated help file.
  • Update: Some interface additions and tweaks.
  • Bug fix: Some users have been experiencing “License does not belong to this machine” errors.

Update: A number of performance improvements with regards to how pool free space is calculated and reported

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There is an update to the beta of Drive Bender for Windows Home Server 2011, taking it to version v1.4.5.5, also known as the Tomcat release.

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Release v1.4.5.5

  • Update: Enabled some of the low level caching to improve pool enumeration and access speed. This caching can improve some operation by up to 10 times.
  • Bug fix: Under some extreme circumstances, file reads while using Smooth Stream can stall indefinitely. When this happens Drive Bender will now drop out of Smooth Stream mode for this specific file context.

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There is an update to the beta of Drive Bender for Windows Home Server 2011, taking it to version v1.4.5.0, also known as the Tomcat release.

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Release v1.4.5.0

  • Update: The Getting started wizard now offers to add more drives to a newly created pool.
  • Bug fix: When adding a pool, it was possible that the new pool would not start.
  • Bug fix: The Getting stated wizard has a number of text issues.
  • Update: New icons have been added to some of the themes.
  • Bug fix: When moving a folder, the destination folder’s modified date is not being updated correctly.

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There is an update to the beta of Drive Bender for Windows Home Server 2011, taking it to version v1.4.2.5, also known as the Tomcat release.

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Release v1.4.2.5 beta

  • Bug fix: During a pool initialization or pool restore, Drive Bender can hang on Windows 8, Server 2012.
  • Bug fix: On Windows 8 / Server 2012 (can also apply to older O/S’s), Windows can throw recycle bin corrupt error messages (cause by permissions issues).
  • Update: When creating a drive letter mount point, the default “drive” permissions are now set to “Everyone”. This is to prevent some users experiencing the message “You need permission to perform this action”.
  • Update: Some interface additions and tweaks.

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There is an update to the beta of Drive Bender for Windows Home Server 2011, taking it to version v1.4.2.0, also known as the Tomcat release.

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Release v1.4.2.0 beta

  • Bug fix: During a pool repair and rebuild operation, duplicated files with specific attributes may not be discovered during the rebuild scan, and therefore not restored (note these duplicate files remain untouched).
  • Update: The check disk function has been changed to ensure the balancing / health monitoring tasks are run while the disk is being checked.
  • Update: A number of interface improvements have been made to the duplication feature.
  • Update: Call trace mode is now switchable with out rebooting (although Drive Bender still requires a soft restart).
  • Update: A number of tweaks to Smooth Streaming have been made (mainly around memory usage).
  • Bug fix: Some minor changes and updates to the S.M.A.R.T. capability.

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There is an update to the beta of Drive Bender for Windows Home Server 2011, taking it to version v1.4.1.5, also known as the Tomcat release.

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Release v1.4.1.5 beta

  • Bug fix: Memory leaks in DriveBender.dll library.
  • Bug fix: Worker thread manage can assign to worker tasks to the same thread, resulting in the thread becoming deadlocked.
  • Bug fix: The “Getting started” wizard could crash if attempting to create a pooled drive when there is not top level pool object present.
  • Bug fix: There can be instances where duplication scanning can enter the mount recycle bin.
  • Bug fix: The Windows 7 theme’s icons for setting and notification where not very visible.
  • Bug fix: Some minor changes to the main windows default start up position.
  • Bug fix: The duplication tools status line would disappear if it was longer than the available space.
  • Update: Some interface additions and tweaks.
  • Update: A number of duplication windows updates.

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There is an update to the beta of Drive Bender for Windows Home Server 2011, taking it to version v1.4.1.2, also known as the Tomcat release.

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Release v1.4.1.2 beta (2012-11-15)

– Update: The introduction of our updated driver (VHyperDrive) for improved performance and Windows 8 / Windows Server 2012 compatibility.
– Bug fix: Adding and deleting pools is now better handled (for both the client and server).
– Bug fix: An invalid pool / drive configuration can prevent the pool from starting correctly (this issue was introduced in v1.4.0.0)
– Bug fix: A number of minor interface issues.

IMPORTANT – This version uses a new generation of the Drive Bender drivers. When rebooting for the first time after upgrading, the pool mount points may take a few minutes to come up.

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There is an update to the beta of Drive Bender for Windows Home Server 2011, taking it to version v1.3.78.2, also known as the Tomcat release.

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Release v1.3.8.2 release

  • Bug fix: A number of compatibility issues with S.M.A.R.T. and Silicon Image controllers.
  • Update: When adding a drive via the wizard, the system drive (i.e. drive C), no longer appear in the list of drives available (they appeared disabled).
  • Update: Improved S.M.A.R.T. notification.
  • Update: Improved license / hardware detection, this should stop license de-activation issues.
  • Added: On startup the service will detect any pools that can be recovered.
  • Bug fix: The health service can crash (WHS platforms only).
  • Bug fix: “Value cannot be null” error message when starting the Drive Bender Console application

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Today saw an update to Drive Bender for Windows Home Server 2011 released, taking it to version v1.3.7.9, also known as the Tomcat release.

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Release v1.3.7.9 release

    • Bug fix: The settings option is missing in the 1378 build.
    • Bug fix: When using the “drive swap feature” the newly added drive retained its drive letter.
    • Update: A number of changes to how mount points are mounted and unmounted.
    • Bug fix: When checking the “format drive” option, the designated warning messages was not appearing.
    • Bug fix: A number of installer 1378 issues fixed.

Bug fix: A number of minor interface and server issues resolved

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