Express Assist 9 - Update History
Announcement - Express Assist 10 released - December 1, 2009
- Express Assist 11 has been released - more details are available here.
Update Oct 6, 2009 -- [ver 9.7.12]
- This update improves the "Direct Restore...." function to allow a restore of registry settings without restoring the email messages.
Update Oct 2, 2009 -- [ver 9.7.11]
- This update fixes improves the ability to transfer Windows Live Mail from XP to Windows 7 (or Vista). The "Direct Restore...." function may now be used for this type of transfer in addition to the "Import" type function.
- A modification was made to improve the estimated backup size when making large backups in conjunction with the "Do My Documents in Summary" option.
Update Aug 8, 2009 -- [ver 9.7.10]
- This update fixes a problem with the "View or Restore Selected Email Messages" on XP machines from a backup containing "Windows Mail" message folders.
- A modification was made to reduce the backup time when more than 5000 items are saved.
Update July 27, 2009 -- [ver 9.7.9]
- In rare cases, while doing a "Selected Folder Restore", some folders would not be shown as available to restore. This has been fixed.
Update July 24, 2009 -- [ver 9.7.8]
- In rare cases, while doing a "Selected Folder Restore", some folders could not be selected for rename. This has been fixed.
Update July 21, 2009 -- [ver 9.7.7]
- When using scheduled jobs, the password would not always be saved for the next scheduled backup. This has been fixed.
Update August 11, 2008
- The program will now run under Windows Vista regardless of the DEP setting in the control panel.
- When saving copies of Log files (from the Log Viewer), the copies will now be saved as plain text.
Update - August 1, 2008
- Modifications have been made to assist visually impaired users with the restore operations.
Update - July 4, 2008
- Modifications have been made to accommodate FireFox 3.
- A modification was made to clear the WM or WLM message folders before doing a full folder restore.
Update - June 3, 2008
- Modifications have been made to speed up the restore of Windows Mail or Windows Live Mail.
Update - April 28, 2008
- A backup and restore of the IE7 RSS Feeds has been added.
- Modifications have been made to handle a "Windows No-Disk" error during a restore.
Update - March 22, 2008
- The logic to close Windows Mail or Windows Live Mail before beginning the backup has been updated.
Update - February 11, 2008
- When using the "Retrieve Selected Messages" function, there is now an option to include the Subject in the exported file name.
- An option has been added to the save the backup password.
- A correction was made for scheduled backups that included multiple days.
- The hints issued after using the "Restore all messages for Import" have been updated to clarify operations when restoring from Vista to XP.
- There were also a number of minor cosmetic updates.
Update - January 03, 2008
- Support has been added for Windows Live Mail [WLM]. EA9 now works with Outlook Express, Windows Mail and Windows Live Mail.
Update - December 17, 2007
- When doing the "View or Restore Selected Messages" on a Vista system, the search within the message body would fail to find Windows Mail type messages. This has been fixed.
Update - November 20, 2007
- In rare cases, on Windows Vista, an error would occur while loading the list of items to save. This has been fixed.
Update - November 4, 2007
- The setup program has been updated to correct a problem with installs on some Windows 98 and Windows 2000 systems.
- In rare cases, the PC may enter Sleep or Hibernate mode during a backup. This has been corrected.
Update - October 26, 2007
- In some cases, after a "Direct Restore of all Email Folders" in Windows Mail - a new "Recovered Messages" folder would be created. This has been fixed.
- When restoring all Windows Mail folders for Import , the Windows Mail data base file was not restored. This has been fixed.
Update - September 13, 2007
- The Signon Password information for FireFox 2 was added to the FireFox portion of the backup.
- Additional modifications were made to handle special cases of the Windows Mail data base.
Update - September 2, 2007
- A modification was made to cure an error that would occur on some Windows Mail (Vista) systems while loading the list of Windows Mail folders to be saved.
Update - August 12, 2007
- The Windows Mail portion of the program was re-designed. The program will now show the Windows Mail folders similar to the folder tree in Windows Mail. All Vista users should apply this update.
- The "View or Restore Selected Messages" function has been improved. This is most noticeable with the restore of "Windows Mail to Windows Mail" or "Windows Mail to Outlook Express"
- The EA9Restores folder was being created when not needed. This has been fixed.
- The "Quick Launch Bar" settings have been added to the "Desktop" backup.
- An additional Command Line option was added for scripted backups.
Update - July 22, 2007
- The "Backup Now" modules were updated to cure problems which occurred when running on some W98 systems.
Update - July 6, 2007
- The setup and main modules were updated to cure problems which occurred when installing on some Vista systems.
Update - May 16, 2007
- In the rare case where the subject of an email message contained a control string, the message could could not be restored using the "View or Restore Selected Messages". This has been fixed.
- Saving of the IE7 options would fail on some systems. This has been fixed.
Update - April 3, 2007
- A new option has been added to the "Restore selected messages" function. By default, Express Assist would only show messages which are not already in the matching folder in Outlook Express or Windows Mail. The new option allows all messages to be shown (and restored) even if they already exist in the mail program.
- When doing a "Restore selected messages" or a "Retrieve selected messages" the preview of the messages would fail if the folder name contained a special character (e.g. &). The message could be restored; only the preview would fail. This has been fixed.
- Saving files with extremely long path names (i.e. approaching the 260 character Windows limit), would occasionally cause an error (access violation) during the testing phase. This has been fixed.
- The purge of backup files would, on occasion, fail if the backups were saved to a CD or DVD formatted with InCD. This has been fixed.
Update - March 12, 2007
- When doing a "Full Restore for Import" to a Windows Vista machine from an Express Assist 5 or 6 backup, the import to Windows Mail would fail. This has been fixed
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