Software Update: Rufus 1.4.3

Rufus is a Windows program that can be used to create self-starting USB sticks. Useful, for example, to install an operating system, which is faster from a USB stick than from a CD or DVD, to update the bios, or to access a system that no longer wants to start. By the way, there are a large number of tools with which this can be done, but Rufus claims to be one of the fastest of its kind. Version 1.4.3 was released on Tuesday and the changelog for this release looks like this:

Changes in version 1.4.3

  • Fix format operation not starting on Windows XP

Changes in version 1.4.2

  • Add USB Attached SCSI (UAS) support
  • Add ReactOS support
  • Add NTFS UEFI support, for targets that can support it
  • Add insertion detection for USB memory card readers
  • Add retry when writing ISO files… again
  • Add Chinese (Simplified) translation, courtesy of 佚名
  • Add Indonesian translation, courtesy of Abe Akatsuki
  • Add Malay translation, courtesy of Muhammad Aman
  • Add Portuguese (Portugal) translation, courtesy of Fernando Baptista
  • Speed ​​up boot record cleanup, for slow drives
  • Improve initial local detection
  • Save user selected locale between sessions
  • Always use English locale in the log, where possible
  • Fix detection for some SanDisk, Kingston, HP and Toshiba drives
  • Fix a potential issue with drive letter assignment
  • Various other fixes and improvements

Version number 1.4.3
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8
Website Rufus
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License type GPL