The new version of USB Image Tool adds a couple of new features. A new section on the info tab will show details about running backup/restore tasks (time started, estimated ending time, average speed). A new feature will check the device for fake size information by testing the whole drive data integrity. I also added […]
While I was working on a new project’s UI style, I wanted to have it using a custom title bar. I followed the description on https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/apps/develop/title-bar?tabs=wasdk, but came up with an unwanted coloring of the title bar. In the end, the guide was correct, but did not show the correct setting for transparency in the […]
In November 2022 I finally switched to git for my private project. I have been using Mercurial for years, so I was looking for a way to convert my Mercurial repositories to git. This post is a guide based on how I did this.
After 15 years I decided it was time to use a new theme for alex’s coding playground. The old theme was a slighly modified version of the 2008 default WordPress theme. Main reasons for the change: The layout was not responsive and just too small for modern displays. As I didn’t want to spend extensive […]
New USB Image Tool Version 1.85 updates the used zlib library to version 1.2.12 to implement the latest security fixes.
Version 1.84 fixes the program closing unexpected, when combining backup + verify option + zipped image format. A quick note on zlib: A recent security issue was discovered in zlib versions before 1.2.12 (please see https://www.zlib.net/ for more information). USB Image Tool still uses 1.2.11, due to some issues with the Visual Studio contribution projects […]
Version 1.83 fixes a handle not found error, when combining backup + verify option.
Version 1.82 adds some minor fixes and improvements for zipped images.
Version 1.81 fixes non-removable USB device detection on AMD chipset platforms.
New version 1.80 adds support for high-res DPI settings. This requires .NET version 4.7 to be installed (instead of prior necessary 4.0 as minimum requirement). The blurry look should be gone now when using DPI zoom settings. I also fixed an issue, where the 2nd volume description was not displayed correctly.