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Added “Create Portable Version” (only available in Technician and Technician Plus): copy AOMEI Backupper to a removable device so that directly run it on target computers without installing.
Added Automatic Shutdown after Scheduled Task: automatically shut down, restart, hibernate, or sleep your computer after a scheduled task has been completed.
Added an option on “Real-Time Sync”: sync the deletions in source directory to destination.
Fixed issue: the size of used space on EXFAT partition cannot be obtained correctly.
Fixed issue: the post-command failed to execute the shutdown command after back up.
Fixed issue: the synchronization task will automatically synchronize after installing the new version.
Fixed issue: when local files and network files are synchronized at the same time, the network file access failure will cause local file synchronization to fail.
Added "Disk Wipe": erase disks to permanently prevent sensitive data from being recovered and remove virus completely.
Added new language: Russian, Hungarian, and Arabic are now available. Learn how to change the language on AOMEI Backupper>>
Optimized the access of NAS/Share: accelerated the operation of editing Tasks and Schedule.
Optimized AOMEI Backupper startup speed under Windows PE.
Fixed issue: the "System protection" option is not available after installing AOMEI Backupper.
Fixed issue: the tray shows backup successfully when it actually fails.
Fixed issue: the mobile device is still been occupied after successfully backing up to it.
Added "AOMEI Backupper Recovery Environment" creation tool: create AOMEI Backupper recovery environment and add it into Windows boot options menu so that it's convenient to perform backup/restore operations when the system crashes.
Added new language: Polish is now available. Learn how to change the language on AOMEI Backupper>>
Added priority setting: customize the priority of AOMEI Backupper in the Windows Task Manager.
Added Share/NAS connected status: the program will prompt users when Share/NAS connection fails.
Optimized the backup process: automatically skip temporary files in the OneDrive folder when backup.
Fixed issue: the program sometime gets stuck when refreshing in Windows PE environment.
Optimized the "Event triggers".
Fixed issue: tasks disappeared for no reason.
Fixed issue: in some cases, computer cannot boot after system clone.
Fixed issue: in some cases, Two-Way sync task failed after deleting files in source directory.
Fixed issue: the port of SSL/TLS encryption in "Email Notification" cannot be modified.
Fixed issue: in some cases, computer cannot boot from destination disk after system restore.
Fixed issue: in some cases, the target computer cannot boot after universal restore.
Fixed issue: BSOD occurred due to AOMEI Backupper's drivers.
Fixed issue: the program cannot recognize the OneDrive desktop app.
Fixed issue: "Space Management Scheme" doesn't take effect.
Added "Share/NAS Management": add and manage network shared or NAS devices, which can be selected as a backup target path.
Fixed issue: the program crashes because of excessive memory usage during real-time sync.
Fixed issue: in some cases, the system cannot boot after cloning it from GPT disk to MBR disk.
Fixed issue: in some cases, the system cannot boot after restoring system image created on GPT disk to the second partition of MBR disk.
Fixed issue: no image file when backing up files in some systems.
Fixed issue: the program crashes when performing sync task in Windows XP.
Added "Two-Way Sync": any changes in the source or destination directory will be synced to the other side.
Redesigned "Tools" interface: a modernized look and all tools can be easy to access.
Added "Clear Logs": unnecessary logs can be deleted.
Optimized "Automatic Update".
Fixed issue: Windows Task Scheduler doesn't run because the installation directory changed after updating AOMEI Backupper.
Fixed issue: "Incremental Backup Scheme" doesn't take effect.
Fixed issue: hidden folders become unhidden after restore.
Added "Mirror Sync": always keep the files in the destination exactly the same as the source directory. Any extra files in destination will be removed.
Optimized "Real-Time Sync": separate out "Real-Time Sync" from "Schedule" as one of sync modes so that it can be easy to reach. With "Real-Time Sync" mode, any deletions in source directory will be synced to destination by default.
Added an option on "Basic Sync": allow you to choose whether or not to sync the deletions in source directory to destination. In other words, when files are deleted from the source directory, the same files in the destination directory will also be deleted.
Fixed issue: computer slow shutdown caused by AOMEI Backupper Service.
Fixed issue: After cloning GPT system disk to a MBR disk, "Bootmgr is missing" error occurs when booting from the MBR disk.
Fixed issue: error code 214 (insufficient space) occurs when restoring system.
Fixed issue: error code 0x0c00000e occurs after dissimilar hardware restore.
Fixed issue: AOMEI Backupper exited abnormally when merging file backup images.
Fixed issue: error code 4197 occurs when executing Pre/Post Command.
Fixed issue: AOMEI Backupper cannot recognize the Box desktop app.
Fixed issue: volume label is incorrect after partition restore.
Fixed issue: system backup under Windows PE does not exclude hiberfil.sys, pagefile.sys, and swapfile.sys files.
Added Automatic Update: allow users to keep AOMEI Backupper updated without having to re-download installation package and install manually.
Fixed issue: error code 4102 occurs when backing up some data in Outlook and OneDrive.
Fixed issue: the Incremental Backup Scheme doesn't take effect.
Added new function: wake computer from sleep or hibernate mode to run scheduled tasks.
Optimized the calculation method of "Run one time everyday" option in the "Event triggers" so that keep calculation time consistent with computer time.
Optimized the "USB plug in" prompt delay popup when system in high DPI.
Optimized the backup scheme to automatically delete old backups based on specified values.
Optimized the backup method for a BitLocker partition: the program will no longer backup a BitLocker-encrypted partition with sector-by-sector after being decrypted.
Fixed issue: "Configuration changes that require a full backup" prompts when performing incremental backup after restoring disk or partition to original location.
Fixed issue: the differential backup scheme doesn't take effect in some cases.
Fixed issue: there is no detailed prompt information for network connection failed except for error code 311.
Fixed issue: error code 4162 occurs when restoring files larger than 4GB to BitLocker-encrypted partition.
Fixed issue: file system damaged after restoring a BitLocker-encrypted partition to original location.
Fixed issue: failed to assign drive letters when restoring system under Windows PE.
Fixed issue: file backup crashes since too many files are currently in use.
Fixed issue: error code 4123 occurs when performing incremental or differential backup again for restored GPT disk partitions.
Fixed issue: the restore task for File Sync completed successfully but the file does not exist.
Fixed issue: switching the schedule type to "Real-time Sync", "USB plug in", or "Event triggers" will not work when editing tasks.
Added setting: set up when to operate the USB event task after inserting the USB device.
Added function: restore or clone GPT disk with more than three partitions to MBR disk.
Added function: double click image file to browse image.
Added function: continue to perform incremental backup, differential backup, or full backup on the original task after disk or partition restoration.
Fixed issue: Partitions with no drive letters would be assigned with drive letters after disk restoration.
Fixed issue: Error "Out of space (code: 214)" occurs during the process of restoring / cloning one disk to another of the same size.
Fixed issue: Error "Failed to resize partition, (code: 4120)" occurs during the process of restoring / cloning disk.
Fixed issue: Error "Insufficient storage space, (code: 4120)" occurs during the process of restoring to a disk smaller than the source disk.
Fixed issue: Error occurs while browsing partitions with no drive letter in backup image.Optimized the speed of file backup and file sync.
Optimized the speed of file backup and file sync.
Optimized the function to edit task.
Added the ability to switch a sync task between real-time sync and other types of scheduled sync.
Fixed issue: the path is too long to perform file sync.
Fixed issue: unable to only restore individual files from a file backup in some situations.
Fixed issue: unable to delete Windows scheduled task in some Vista systems.
Update the interfaces of AOMEI PXE Boot Tool and AOMEI Image Deploy in "Tools"
Dynamically resize the program window based on your screen resolution and DPI settings.
Fixed issue: the number of entered characters for backup image password doesn't match the maximum number of allowed characters.
Fixed issue: system on GPT disk cannot be recognized in some computers.
Fixed issue: the program suspended from backup progress without prompt when destination disk space is insufficient.
Fixed issue: the program crashes because of hundreds of thousands of files in NAS/Share folder.
Added Pre/Post Command: execute commands or scripts before and after backup/synchronization.
Brand-new user interface: a more modernized look and feel.
Improved the speed of files synchronization.
Optimized the method to create Windows PE bootable media.
Fixed issue: the program doesn't display normally in high resolution and DPI monitor.
Fixed issue: failed to perform file sync task because of long file path.
Added new language: Portuguese is now available. Learn how to change the language on AOMEI Backupper>>.
Fixed issue: the program may stuck when creating WinPE.
Fixed issue: in some cases, errors occurred while backing up partitions.
Fixed issue: email notification does not work in Technician Edition
Fixed issue: cannot enable partition alignment when restoring SSD backup image to existing partitions.
Fixed issue: failed to open the backup image when checking backup integrity on completion.
Enhanced compatibility: AOMEI Backupper 4.6.2 is able to be controlled and managed as clients by AOMEI Centralized Backupper 2.1 to perform files sync from one central management console.
Enhanced compatibility: AOMEI Backupper 4.6.1 is able to be controlled and managed as clients by our brand-new AOMEI Centralized Backupper 2.0 to perform files and folders backup from one central management console.
Simplified the installation package and optimized the registration process.
Added backup when USB plugged in: automatically backup data from/to USB drive when plugged in
Support to create desktop shortcuts for the tasks.
Support to send SMS message notification after backups.
Optimized some prompts information of software.
Fixed issue: the failure of backing up Outlook Data Files (.pst) and Offline Outlook Data Files (.ost).
Fixed issue: the failure of backing up OneDrive folders.
Fixed issue: the display problem of network nodes with same name.
Fixed issue: the loss of network nodes with same IP address for no reason.
Fixed issue: the request for inputting username and password after adding network nodes by the means of hostname.
Fixed issue: some repeated registration prompts after successful registry.
Fixed issue: some restoring problems.
Fixed issue: some file sync and backup problems.
Available to be controlled by AOMEI Centralized Backupper (ACB) - our brand-new centralized backup management tool that enables you to create and manage backup tasks for all client computers in the network from one central management computer.
Enhanced stability and fixed some issues.
Added feedback tool. To send your feedback to us, please click "Menu" on the top right corner of the main interface and choose "Feedback".
Support to edit the tasks that don't have any backup image file
Improved the email notification message of failed tasks.
Improved the existing multi-languages, including French (Français), Italian (Italiano), Dutch (Nederlands) and Turkish (Türkçe).
Updated the email notification SSL.
Optimized the registration step when upgrading the Standard Edition.
Fixed issue: Linux partitions display as empty.
Fixed issue: the program crashes when loading GPT disks in some systems.
Fixed issue: the local file or folder with the same name opened when double clicking the file or folder of Share/NAS node.
Fixed issue: the file attributes (read/hide) changed after being restored.
Fixed issue: in the email notification, there is no subject or the subject displays as garbled characters.
Fixed issue: the source partitions are incorrect when running a scheduled partition backup task.
Fixed issue: the program doesn't prompt for re-entry after the username and password of Share/NAS have been changed.
Fixed issue: error code 33 (failed to read sector) occurs when backing up or cloning disks and partitions in some systems.
Fixed issue: error code 214 (insufficient space on the target disk) occurs when restoring or cloning disks and partitions in some systems.
Fixed issue: error code 4161 (target location is not writable) occurs when syncing or restoring files in some systems
Added new multiple languages: Italian (Italiano), Dutch (Nederlands), Spanish (Español) and Turkish (Türkçe). Now AOMEI Backupper supports 10 languages. How to change the language on AOMEI Backupper? >>
Fixed issue: antivirus software like Avira falsely report AOMEI Backupper as Adware or gen2.
Support to restore files to a long path.
Support to clone dynamic system volume on MBR disk.
Optimized dynamic system volume backup on MBR disk.
Fixed issue: the program crashes when choosing the specified path on some interfaces.
Fixed issue: error code 4161 occurs during file sync if the target path exceeds limited length.
Fixed issue: file backup crashes when a large number of files are being used.
Automatically download Windows 10 image file to create bootable Windows PE media.
Fixed issue: when backing up/syncing data to network mapped drives, it requires to enter username and password repeatedly.
Fixed issue: if the username and password of network share/NAS contain non-English characters, it requires to enter username and password repeatedly when the program accesses network share/NAS.
Fixed issue: if the bootstrap of the dynamic system volume has not been backed up, it will not be bootable when restored to other disks.
Fixed issue: if there is an error when changing the boot files of dynamic system volumes, it will not be bootable when restored to other disks.
Fixed issue: in the cases of mounting image files in Windows XP/2003, it shows the partition is unformatted when accessing the partitions.
Fixed issue: error code 214 occurs when restoring/cloning data from a larger disk to a smaller one.
Optimized event-triggered backup of user log out and user log in.
Optimized the task of long path in file backup, file sync and file restore and avoid failure of these tasks.
Optimized the task of storing image files to network share/NAS; even failed to connect to network share/NAS, image files stored on it can still be viewed and edited.
Fixed issue: the computer won't go to Sleep Mode any more after performing backup operation.
Fixed issue: in some cases, the program crashes when backing up files with long path names.
Fixed issue: in some cases, the program cannot list files after adding a NAS.
Fixed issue: in some cases, the program crashes when continuously performing "Partition Restore" operations.
Fixed issue: the program crashes when restoring files to a network with long path name.
Fixed issue: incorrect backup type in email notification.
Fixed issue: sort log incorrectly based on Date or Time.
Fixed issue: the program notifies file backup succeeded, however, there is no backup image created.
Fixed issue: the scheduled task of syncing files to a network path requires to re-enter username and password.
Fixed issue: although there is no real-time sync task, the ABSync.exe also starts again and again after setting up a scheduled task of syncing files to a network path.
Fixed issue: drivers are not digitally signed with EV certificate on Windows 10 Anniversary version.
Integrated many network card drivers into the Windows PE of AOMEI Backupper Server and Technician Editions to enhance its compatibility with more network cards.
AOMEI Backupper Standard supports to automatically run missed scheduled backups at the next system startup.
Fixed bug: infinite loop when real-time sync file that is being used.
Added real-time file sync: monitor files for changes and synchronize new added, modified or deleted files from source to target path as soon as the change has occurred.
Added image deploy tool to AOMEI Backupper Technician and Technician Plus.
The AOMEI Backupper Technician Plus supports to create a portable version by copying the installation directory of the software to other computer for direct use.
Support to choose a cloud drive desktop app as the target path of file backup and file sync, including Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, Box, SugarSync, hubiC and Cloudme.
Added shortcut to Network Share/NAS: click the "Select a network share or NAS" at the drop-down menu of the target path.
File restore supports to only restore the selected files instead of the path where the files you want to restore located.
Once AOMEI Backupper Standard has been registered with license code, it will automatically change to AOMEI Backupper Professional. There is no need to re-download and reinstall the software.
Improved the graphical installation interface and simplified the instillation process to realize one-key installation.
Fixed issue: failed to send email notifications to custom Gmail.
Fixed issue: the registration box displays twice when an unregistered version automatically runs a missed scheduled task.
Added event-triggered scheduling backups [Paid]: automatically perform backup tasks in real-time based on user logon, user logoff, system startup and system shutdown.
Support to run one time only everyday when setting up the event-triggered scheduling backups.
Support to perform scheduled backup tasks whether Windows account is logged on or not.
Support to choose a network mapped drive as the destination.
Support to simultaneously choose multiple files on the network drive as the backup source.
Support to prevent computer from going to sleep during the backup process.
Support to automatically invoke the tray notification icon to show backup or sync progress if users close the main window, and then continue to perform backup or sync task in the background.
Optimized the characters of share information to unlock "System Clone" function in the Standard Edition.
Optimized email forms: send email notification via Text or Html.
Optimized the email notification sending modes: provide Hotmail server, Gmail server, AOMEI server [paid] and custom server [paid] SMTP modes.
Optimized the solution to the destination path is too long when performing file backup and file sync.
Enhanced the stability to connect the Share/NAS.
Fixed issue: display error code 4107 when checking the image file after backing up to Share/NAS.
Fixed issue: "Failed to enable VSS......" during the backup process.
Fixed issue: the virtual partition is not accessible caused by access permission when exploring an image file.
Added multiple languages: support English, French (Français), German (Deutsch), Japanese (日本語), 简体中文 (Simplified Chinese) and 繁體中文 (Traditional Chinese). How to change the language on AOMEI Backupper >>
Fixed issue: random crash caused by frequently backup.
Support large window display mode to suit high resolution computer.
Integrated some universal drivers into Windows PE system to enhance its ability to recognize devices.
Enhanced email notification sending module: support to send notifications via AOMEI website server and SMTP module built into program.
Fixed issue: program failed to initialize caused by log files.
Support the latest Windows 10.
Added 4 kinds of backup schemes: full backup scheme, incremental backup scheme, differential backup scheme, and automatic space management. [paid]
Support 4K monitor.
Optionally reserve registered license information when uninstalling the program. No need to register the program again when reinstalling a same edition.
PXE boot tool supports to deploy a WIM image file.
Available to choose to perform Restart, Sleep, or Hibernate task after backup completed.
Fixed issue: there is no data in destination partitions after disk restore and disk clone.
Fixed issue: unable to perform scheduled task in Windows Small Business Server 2011.
Fixed issue: the program reports a scheduled task has been performed, but it is not really performed.
Optimized the recognition mode of system partition under Windows PE and Linux bootable environment: support to recognize multiple Windows systems.
Optimized user interface and user interaction.
Added file sync: synchronize files and folders automatically with a schedule to local disk, external hard drive, NAS, network shared folder, or removable USB flash drive.
Linux bootable media support to restore/clone between UEFI-based GPT disk and BIOS-based MBR disk.
Fixed bug: restore file backup images from CD/DVD with error code 4099.
Fixed some crashing issues.
Added universal restore [Paid]: allow you to restore a system backup image created on one computer to another with different/dissimilar hardware.
Added system restore and system clone between GPT and MBR disk: enable you to restore/clone system from MBR (BIOS-based) disk to GPT (UEFI-based) disk and vice versa under native Windows environment and Windows PE bootable environment (Linux bootable environment is not yet supported), while ensuring that system is able to boot properly.
Added an option on schedule backup advanced settings: allow you to more clearly choose whether or not to automatically perform missed scheduled backup tasks in the next system startup. [Paid]
Optimized PXE network booting: add HTTP method to speed up the downloading of image file.
Optimized email notifications: add computer name into message and improve AOMEI SMTP server to ensure that all notifications are delivered successfully.
Fixed issue: after performing a schedule backup task, the tray icon sometimes is unable to quit normally or no window display when clicking the tray icon.
Fixed bug: the program always prompts you to enter the new username and password of shared network folder or NAS after modifying the old ones.
Added PXE boot tool: start up multiple client machines within LAN through the network booting by using AOMEI Windows PE and Linux micro-system or your own personalized bootable image file on a master machine for system maintenance. [Paid]
Added system clone. [Paid]
Added history for backup saved path and task name setting.
Support for restoring system to a smaller partition.
Support for exploring backup images on the NAS/network.
Fixed issue: case-sensitive password of command line backup.
Fixed bug: display incorrect version number after upgrade.
Improved software registration.
Stability enhancements and other bug fixes.
Preserve file timestamps and date when restoring files.
Fixed issue: the selected destination partition is too small when restoring system.
Enhanced email notification: add support for encryption protocols (SSL/TLS). [paid]
Send backup completion status to your email by using AOMEI SMTP server.
Send backup completion status to your email by using your own mail server. [paid]
Back up or restore files from a network to another.
Edit task name and change the saved directory of backup images.
Export/Import all backup tasks in an XML file.
NAS and network backup bugs fixed.
Enhanced GPT/UEFI system backup.
Files & folders backup and restore.
Backup data with command line prompt. [paid]
Backup scheme allows you to do disk space management. [paid]
Merge full backup and its associated incremental backups into a single one. [paid]
Partition alignment to optimize SSD during the restoring or cloning operation.
Windows PE bootable media supports EFI/UEFI boot.
Fully support Windows 8.1 system and some bugs fixed.
Issued various editions: Standard, Professional, Server and Technician.
Allow you to add comments for incremental and differential backup.
Allow you to config IP, subnet, gateway, DNS for accessing your share folder or NAS.
Repair bugs for creating bootable media, and some bug fixes.
Set up a schedule to back up your system and all files automatically, supporting daily, weekly, and monthly.
Set Network-Attached Storage (NAS) and share network as the destination path to easily backup.
Support backing up and restoring GPT disk partition. Also works smoothly with UEFI boot.
Support backup & restore system and data volumes (partitions) on a dynamic disks.
Create a bootable image of AOMEI Backupper, burn it to USB Flash Drive or USB Removable Disk.
Support backup to share folder and restore from share network under bootable CD environment.
Add additional drivers when creating a Windows PE Bootable CD manually.
Linux bootable disc support.
Windows PE bootable disc enhancements and some bug fixes.
System, disk, and partition backup & restore.
Backup to local disk, external hard drive, USB flash drive and CD/DVD.
Explore, check, split, compress, encrypt backups.
Support VSS to backup data without interrupting applications work.