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Changes in Rufus 2.18

Version 2.18
  • Ensure that the same drive is reselected on device refresh
  • Add a cheat mode to cycle the USB port of currently selected device
  • Make lookup for updatable .cfg file more generic (e.g. ESET SysRescue)
  • Fix handling of multiextent ISOs (e.g. BlackArch Linux)
  • Fix propagation of image decompression errors
  • Update grub4dos to latest
Version 2.17
  • Add support for Debian 9 live ISOs in UEFI mode
  • Add support for Super Floppy Disk "partitioning" mode
  • Add support for more non-USB card readers
  • Strengthen download update checks, to prevent attack scenarios that leverage user unawareness
  • Fix an issue with Spanish translation prompts not displaying properly
  • Fix an issue with Windows To Go support on some non-official Windows ISOs
  • Fix an issue with log autoscrolling
  • Fix an issue when using A: or B: as drive letters
Version 2.16
  • Add an audiovisual cue on completion/error
  • Add a workaround for ISOs using nonstantard Rock Ridge extensions (looking at you Kali Linux!)
  • Notify user when an ISO is broken or truncated
  • Notify user if other processes are accessing the drive before format
  • List processes that are locking a drive on failure
  • Improve verbosity of the Windows To Go process
  • Other fixes and improvements
Version 2.15
  • Fix non-listing of drives that are opened for write access by another process
  • Report external processes that may be preventing disk access (in the log)
  • Improve Windows To Go support for Windows 10 Creators Update
  • Don't report an error on checkdisk failure
  • Update GRUB 2.0 and Grub4DOS to latest
  • Other fixes and improvements
Version 2.14
  • Fix inability to create BIOS-bootable drives, in some circumstances, due to write sharing permissions
Version 2.13
  • Preserve 'GPT for UEFI' option if the user changed it before selecting an ISO
  • Fix unwanted notification sound when closing with the X button
  • Fix inability to restore the minimized application after a popup is displayed
  • Fix an issue when trying to install Syslinux/NTFS twice in a row
  • Work around Microsoft's inconsistent casing of device IDs during device enumeration
  • Work around Microsoft's aggressive locking of partitions in Windows 10 Creators Update
  • Restrict write sharing permissions when accessing a device
  • Update libcdio and GRUB 2.0 to latest
Version 2.12
  • Add Hebrew translation, courtesy of NSBuilder and פלו
Version 2.11
  • Do not download BIOS related files unless BIOS boot is selected
  • Improve support for Arch Linux derivatives
  • Add a cheat mode to disable drive indexing (Alt-Q) on format
  • Fix handling of 'Super Floppy Disk' formatted drives
  • Fix handling of misleading short write reports, for drives larger than 1 TB
  • Fix an issue that enabled FAT32 file system selection on some Windows images
  • Fix broken UI font for XP users
  • Fix sanitizing of exFAT labels
Version 2.10
  • Add SHA-256 validation for downloaded files. You will now see an ? or ? in the log for relevant content
  • Add support for O2Micro PCI-E card readers
  • Add compressed NTFS support for UEFI:NTFS
  • Improve automatic closure of the Windows default format prompt
  • Improve support for Ubuntu (silence a benign warning), Springdale (use the actual label) and Antergos (Syslinux version detection)
  • Work around a Windows bug that can render a GPT disk inaccessible after cleanup (e.g. ChromeOS image)
  • Fix hash computation for content that isn't a multiple of 64 bytes (NB: This did not affect ISOs)
  • Fix Syslinux installation on some media, with huge thanks to 424778940z for the tests
  • Fix a corner case where settings could be altered after Start had been pressed, if a hotplug event also occurred
  • Additional fixes and improvements
Version 2.9
  • Add ARM support for UEFI:NTFS
  • Fix UEFI:NTFS support for HP and Gigabyte firmwares (with thanks to Rod Smith and linnaea)
  • Fix unwanted listing of some internal removable drives
  • Fix the resurgence of a possible Syslinux installation crash
  • Fix missing default cluster size default on exFAT for >32GB drives
  • Fix the non-removal of the commandline hogger in some corner cases
  • Use "modern" file selection dialog on Vista or later (if you can spot the difference, good for you...)
Version 2.8
  • Enable listing of non-USB card readers (EXPERIMENTAL)
  • Major speed improvement for checksum computation
  • Fix UI flicker during progress actualization
  • Fix computation of FAT size for Large FAT32 (with thanks to Ady)
  • Syslinux improvements
  • Update GRUB to 2.02~beta3