Software Update: Macrium Reflect 5.2.6399

Paramount Software has released two updates to version 5.2 of Macrium Reflect in quick succession. This program can create a disk image of a partition or hard disk. Macrium Reflect is free for private use, but there are also paid performances, That extras including file backup or incremental backup, encryption, and restoring a backup to hardware other than the backup. The standard version costs 45 euros, 60 euros pro version and the server edition goes for 193 euros back home. The following issues are fixed in this release:

What’s new in version 5.2.6399:

  • New options for handling NTFS reparse points.
    Reflect now contains the option to follow or backup the definitions of folder symbolic links and junction points.
  • Menu option in Windows PE environment to change keyboard layout.
    A new menu option is available in the Windows PE environment to change the keyboard layout in use. Additionally, keyboard recognition on boot has been improved.
  • Server edition now writes Windows events to the classic application channel as well as the Macrium channel.
    A number of customers have requested That Macrium Reflect logs events to the classic application channel for parsing by third party log analysis software. This has been implemented.
  • Improved PE download integrity checking.
    Macrium Reflect now performs additional integrity checks on downloaded files when building PE Rescue Media.

Bug fixes:

  • Issue with approved shell extension.
    Customers have reported a rare conflict between specific group policy settings for approved shell extensions and the Macrium Reflect shell. This has been resolved.
  • Version 4.2 upgrade issues.
    Some customers have reported an error message when trying to install version 5.2 using a version 4.2 upgrade key. This has been resolved.
  • Program error when extracting Windows PE files.
    Some customers have reported a program error when burning rescue media. This has been resolved.

Version number 5.2.6399
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8
Website Paramount Software
License type Freeware/Paid