CryptoExpert 8 History

Version history for CryptoExpert 8 shows you how often it was updated over the past months (starting Jan 25, 2005) as well as 'what is new' information for each update (if available, since this information provided by the author).

Version: 8.38
Size: 9544 KB
OS: Windows
Description:   CryptoExpert 8 creates secure vaults that appears to applications like any other local drive. Any data that the user attempts to write to this drive is intercepted and encrypted by CryptoExpert. Drive is invisible without password.

v 8.38 updated on Sep 29, 2016

Improved compatibility with Windows 10.

v 8.37 updated on Aug 10, 2016

Fixed bug in the product activation module.

v 8.36 updated on Sep 02, 2015

Fixed application crash when attempting to change the container's password.

v 8.35 updated on Nov 30, 2014

In this release we've made improvements in the interface of the tray application of CryptoExpert: misspelled strings and etc.

v 7.17 updated on May 18, 2011

Fixed bugs in the registration scheme.

v 7.15 updated on Mar 23, 2011

Improved some visual parts of the main window. For example "About program" window.

v 7.12.2 updated on Aug 16, 2010

No program crash when shredding files.

v 7.12.1 updated on Jul 27, 2010

Added additional information about selected files/folder in the status bar when pressing CALC button.

v 7.12.0 updated on Jun 10, 2010

Added new option: Miscellaneous / Keep file date on unmount.

v 7.11.01 updated on Apr 13, 2010

Improved command line utility. Now it supports command /unmount without parameters. In this case it unmounts all active encrypted containers. When using with additional command line switch /uforce, it unmounts all virtual drives even when some of them are used by another applications.

v 7.11.0 updated on Mar 03, 2010

Now cryptoexpert changes date & time of the container file files on encrypted disk were changed. It allows to use any backup programs to backup container files when these files are changed.

v 7.10.0 updated on Feb 08, 2010

Added AutoUpdate feature. Now CryptoExpert can upgrade itself to newer version(s).

v 7.9.17 updated on Jan 20, 2010

On pressing "Size" button, it shows not only the summary size of the selected folders, but the detailed statistics about file types (file extensions)

v 7.9.16 updated on Dec 30, 2009

Program was renamed to 2010 version. Some other minor changes

v 7.9.15 updated on Dec 07, 2009

Status bar: now it displays the total size of selected files immidiatelly. Now there is no need to press "calc" button when the user selected files only, but not folders. Fixed bug in the "Check for newer version" feature.

v 7.9.14 updated on Nov 19, 2009

Now CryptoExpert checks for the new version in the background and notifies the user about new features and bug fixes automatically.

v 7.9.13 updated on Oct 26, 2009

Improved function "Create New Sub-Folder". Now it works in Windows Explorer's style

v 7.8.0 updated on Sep 15, 2008

Added ability to save & restore Network Shares on mount/unmount drive.

v 7.6.0 updated on May 30, 2008

Added "Privacy Master" program to the Encryption Package to clean all traces on your computer (IE, FireFox, etc).

v 7.5.11 updated on May 15, 2008

Tray Icon's tooltip has information about the quantity of mounted virtual drives

v 7.5.10 updated on Apr 29, 2008

Drive image file is selected on "Go to file location" . Added "Open X: in current files pane" context menu command for mounted virtual drive.

v 7.5.8 updated on Apr 14, 2008

Now CryptoExpert detects the insertion/removal of Flash Memory Cards into a Card Reader and can read decryption keys from memory cards. Added Tools / Find Drive Images... menu item to search and add drive image files on current PC.

v 7.5.7 updated on Mar 25, 2008

Bug fixed: no more error message "Cannot subscribe to the create container events: The parameter is incorrect" when creating encrypted container on remote network drives or external HDD. Bug fixed: the interface was locked when trying to drag & drop files to the same folder.

v 7.5.6 updated on Mar 15, 2008

Version 7.5.6 (March 9, 2008) - Minor [+] Local drives are sorted by drive letter, not drive label now [*] Drive image files located on network drives are mounted without error message [+] GUI Program. "Read Only" text is added to the "Mounted" column, when file is mounted

v 7.5.5 updated on Mar 03, 2008

Version 7.5.5 (February 29, 2008) - Minor [*] Fixed bug: Sometime "Create Drive Image" wizard fails with message: "cannot subscribe to create container events".

v 7.5.4 updated on Feb 26, 2008

Version 7.5.4 (Februay 24, 2008) - Minor [+] Added "Size" button to the status bar of each files pane. Now it is possible to get size of files located in selected folders. [*] Bug fixed: "Unmount" command was not displayed in the shell context menu when selecting mounted hahard drive.

v 7.1.1 updated on Oct 29, 2007

Version 7.1.0 (August 14, 2007) - Minor Added ability to dismount drive (not only container file) from shell context menu. Works on 32bit/x64 bit platforms. Bug fixed: Command line argument /UNMOUNT works with containers file names of different letter case.

v 7.1.0 updated on Sep 19, 2007

Version 7.1.0 (August 14, 2007) - Minor Added ability to dismount drive (not only container file) from shell context menu. Works on 32bit/x64 bit platforms. Bug fixed: Command line argument /UNMOUNT works with containers file names of different letter case.

v 7.0.8 updated on Aug 17, 2007

Vista 32 bit and 64 bit: no error message "unable to initialize firewall driver" at OS start up (sometime)

v 7.0.7 updated on Aug 15, 2007

x64 platform (Vista and XP): cryptoexpert's encrypted container files have icons in shell now.

v 7.0.6 updated on Jul 09, 2007

Bug fix: Shell context menu (mount or dismount container) works on x64 platform now correctly. When container file is already mounted, context menu has special icon "U".

v 7.0.5 updated on Jun 25, 2007

Shell context menu (mount or dismount container) works on x64 platform now

v 7.0.4 updated on May 30, 2007

Fixed bug: when new drive is mounted, the drive letter is appeared in the drive letters combo box at the top of each files panel.

v 7.0.3 updated on May 15, 2007

Added documentation for Disk Firewall

v 7.0.2 updated on May 03, 2007

Fixed bug. Contents of mounted drive are displayed in the inactive files pane now.

v 7.0.1 updated on Apr 26, 2007

Disk Firewall: No need to use "force dismount" feature to dismount container when disk firewall is enabled and some applications (not present in white list) attempted to get access to protected drive contents

v 6.6.4 updated on Oct 02, 2006

Version 6.6.4 (September 20, 2006) - Minor [*] Some minor bugs fixed [+] Added ability to backup & restore keys on USB flash drive to/from encrypted backup file

v 6.6.3 updated on Sep 13, 2006

[+] Added new Menu Item: "Tools" [+] Added new menu item "Tools\Key Files Generator". This tool generates binary key files to be used for containers. For example, you can change exising container's password to new generated key file [+] Added ability to mount container using key file

v 6.6.2 updated on Aug 17, 2006

Version 6.6.2 (August 16, 2006) - Minor [+] Tray Icon: mouse left button click opens program. Right button click calls menu now.

v 6.6.1 updated on Aug 12, 2006

Version 6.6.1 (August 3, 2006) - Minor [*] Fixed bug. No error "runtime error" on mount container when "Enable USB Flash Drives" option is disabled.

v 6.6.0 updated on Jul 27, 2006

Version 6.6.0 (July 26, 2006) - Minor Pro version only: [+] Added support for USB paths like "\\USB\124E-546F\container.ccf". Now it is possible to keep whole container file(s) on USB flash drive and key(s) together. The container(s) will be mounted when the USB flash d

v 6.5.9 updated on Jul 15, 2006

Version 6.5.9 (July 12, 2006) - Minor [+] Added new page "Options / Miscellaneous" [+] Added new option "Launch CryptoExpert at every Windows StartUp"

v 6.5.8 updated on Jun 26, 2006

Version 6.5.8 (June 23, 2006) - Minor [+] Added drive list to both file panes. Now it is possible to change drive for active files pane by selecting it from drive list

v 6.5.7 updated on Jun 15, 2006

Version 6.5.6 (June 3, 2006) - Minor [+] Added ability to rename container in the "containers pane". This command is called from context menu some other minor changes

v 6.5.6 updated on Jun 08, 2006

Version 6.5.6 (June 3, 2006) - Minor [+] Added ability to rename container in the "containers pane". This command is called from context menu

v 6.5.3 updated on May 23, 2006

Version 6.5.3 (May 19, 2006) - Minor [+] Added tray notification area tooltips: "Container mounted", "Container dismounted" [+] Added tray notification area tooltip: "New USB Flash Drive detected"

v 6.5.2 updated on May 18, 2006

Version 6.5.2 (May 07, 2006) - Minor [+] "Change container password" dialog. Added ability to use binary passwords

v 6.5.1 updated on May 04, 2006

Version 6.5.1 (April 21, 2006) - Minor [+] "Add Password to USB" dialog - added ability to add binary passwords. Added ability to create binary passwords, load and save them from/to file. Added virtual keyboard. [+] A popup message "Decryption key found on USB Flash Drive" - is displayed nearby Tray Notification Area every time when an User double clicks on container file and the password is found on USB Flash Drive. [+] "Create New Container Wizard" added ability to create/generate binary keys for new containers (keys are generated by CryptoExpert using SHA1/RIPEMD160/Whirpool mixing hash functions). [+] "Mount container password dialog" - added ability to use binary passwords to mount containers (from virtual keyboard). [+] "Mount container password dialog" - added ability to use binary passwords to mount containers (from virtual keyboard). [+] "Mount container password dialog" - added ability to load binary password from file (added "F" button)

v 6.5.0 updated on Apr 10, 2006

Added support for USB Flash Drives. Now is is possible to mount containers by connecting USB Flash Drive to USB Port. Container's password will be read from the USB Drive and the container fill be mounted

v 6.4.3 updated on Mar 09, 2006

[+] Added new command to context menu: "Mounted Drive Info...". This window show information about mounted container, encryption algorithm, ammount of written & read data since mount and etc.

v 6.4.2 updated on Mar 02, 2006

Version 6.4.2 (February 20, 2006) - Minor [+] Added new command to context menu: "Explore". When you click the mounted container in "containers" pane by right mouse button and then click "Explore" command in context menu - you'll see mounted drive contents in inactive files pane.

v 6.4.0 updated on Jan 26, 2006

Version 6.4.0 (January 23, 2006) - Major [*] Fixed situation when computer "freezes" on period of several minutes on mount container (sometime) [*] Container file extension changed from ".cc" to ".ccf"

v 6.3.0 updated on Jan 11, 2006

Version 6.3.0 (January 10, 2006) - Major [+] Improved drivers. [+] Now it is possible to choose type of mounted drive: removable or fixed drive. [+] Added new key derivation algorithm (hash function) - MAC-RIPEMD160 to the Create New Container Wizard [+] Container files are created faster

v 6.2.10 updated on Dec 27, 2005

Version 6.2.10 (December 26, 2005) - Minor [+] Added option "Options / Interface / Try to mount next container using the last entered password of the previous container"

v 6.2.9 updated on Dec 12, 2005

Version 6.2.9 (December 11, 2005) - Minor [+] Added ability to create new containers from context menu (right mouse click on containers list)

v 6.2.8 updated on Nov 28, 2005

Version 6.2.8 (November 25, 2005) - Minor [+] Added Explorer Context Menu item: Mount and Dismount container.

v 6.2.7 updated on Nov 14, 2005

Version 6.2.7 (November 11, 2005) - Minor [*] No program crach when ".." and "\" buttons are clicked (when active files pane is in containers mode)

v 6.2.5 updated on Oct 21, 2005

Version 6.2.5 (October 19, 2005) - Minor [+] Added button ".." to change current pane path to the parent folder (works with local and network drives) [+] Added button "\" to change current pane path to the root folder (works with local and network drives)

v 6.2.3 updated on Oct 04, 2005

Version 6.2.3 (October 2, 2005) - Minor [+] Added ability to mount/dismount container files from Windows Explorer (double click) [*] Container icon has different colors in mounted/unmounted state (now it is changed correctly in WinXP).

v 6.2.2 updated on Sep 20, 2005

Version 6.2.2 (September 8, 2005) - Minor [+] Added option: Options / Files / Disable recently mounted containers list

v 6.2.1 updated on Sep 11, 2005

Version 6.2.1 (September 8, 2005) - Minor [+] Program icon in Tray Notification Area displays current mount status by different colors: Yellow Key when there are mounted containers in a system, and Grey Key icon when no mounted containers in the system. [*] CryptoExpert pop-up menu from Tray Notification Area disappears everytime when it is clicked outside the menu area.

v 6.2.0 updated on Aug 29, 2005

Version 6.2.0 (August 25, 2005) - Minor [+] Mounted containers have different icon in program and in system

v 6.1.9 updated on Aug 15, 2005

Version 6.1.9 (August 12, 2005) - Minor [*] Change container password: no success message on wrong password [*] Pro: In registered mode, no reminders in tray menu

v 6.1.8 updated on Aug 02, 2005

Version 6.1.8 (July 30, 2005) - Minor [+] On exit Windows, all containers are dismounted automatically. If error, Windows exit process is cancelled. [+] Ballon tip is displayed in a tray on dismount all containers

v 6.15 updated on Jul 12, 2005

Version 6.15 (July 6, 2005) - Major [+] Added ability to cancel the long creation of container file [+] Added ability to mount container in read only mode [*] Now program works with large files correctly. Also container sizes are shown correctly [+] Added ability to choose file system for new container: FAT or NTFS

v 6.10 updated on Jun 27, 2005

Version 6.10 (June 23, 2005) - Major [+] Added ability to change password of container

v 6.06 updated on May 17, 2005

Version 6.06 (March 11, 2005) - Minor [+] Added Help/System Info... command.

v 6.05 updated on Mar 14, 2005

Version 6.05 (March 11, 2005) - Major [+] Program driver works more stable. [+] It is not needed to reboot computer if you uninstall cryptoexpert and install it again [+] Added ability to dismount container even in case if it is in use by another applications

v 6.03 updated on Feb 22, 2005

Version 6.03 (February 20, 2005) - Minor [+] Added ability to rename files/folders [*] Wipe functions works now (from context menu)

v 6.02 updated on Jan 25, 2005

Version 6.02 (November 30, 2004) - Minor [+] Improved encryption of binary keys (used in eTokens) Version 6.01 (November 30, 2004) - Major [+] Program renamed to "CryptoExpert 2005 Professional" [*] Bug fixed: now it is impossible to drag files from containers pane

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