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Febrary 4, 2014

Portlock Storage Manager Client 5.33 released.

Portlock Storage Manager 5.23 released.

January 2, 2014

Portlock Storage Manager Client 5.32 released.

Portlock Storage Manager 5.22 released.

Portlock Boot CD 5.32 released.

December 2, 2013

Portlock Storage Manager Client 5.31 released.

Portlock Storage Manager 5.21 released.

Portlock Boot CD 5.31 released.

May 22, 2013

Portlock Storage Manager Client 5.30 released.

Portlock Storage Manager 5.20 released.

Portlock Boot CD 5.30 released.

March 25, 2013

Portlock Storage Manager Client 5.29 released.

Portlock Storage Manager 5.19 released.

January 23, 2013

Portlock Storage Manager Client 5.28 updated.

Portlock Storage Manager 5.18 released.

March 27, 2012

Portlock Storage Manager Client 5.28 released.

February 28, 2012

Portlock Storage Manager Client 5.27 released.

Portlock Storage Manager 5.17 released.

Portlock Boot CD 5.27 released.

January 23, 2012

Portlock Storage Manager Client 5.26 released.

Portlock Storage Manager 5.16 released.

Portlock Boot CD 5.26 released.

Portlock Leap Frog 5.26 released.

January 2, 2012

Portlock Storage Manager Client 5.26 released.

December 28, 2011

Portlock Storage Manager Client 5.25 released.

Portlock Storage Manager 5.15 released.

Portlock Boot CD 5.25 released.

Windows 8 Support Updated

December 22, 2011

Portlock Storage Manager Client 5.25 released.

Portlock Storage Manager 5.14 released.

December 12, 2011

Portlock Storage Manager Client 5.24 released.

December 5, 2011

Portlock Storage Manager Client 5.23 released.

November 28, 2011

Portlock Storage Manager Client 5.22 released.

Portlock Storage Manager 5.13 released.

Windows 8 Support Updated

November 14, 2011

Portlock Storage Manager Client 5.21 released.

Portlock Storage Manager 5.12 released.

November 7, 2011

Portlock Storage Manager Client 5.20 released.

Portlock Storage Manager 5.11 released.

Portlock Boot CD 5.20 released.

September 25, 2011

Portlock Storage Manager Client 5.19 released.

Portlock Storage Manager 5.10 released.

September 25, 2011

Windows 8 Support

September 18, 2011

Portlock Storage Manager Client 5.18 released.

Portlock Storage Manager 5.09 released.

July 18, 2011

Portlock Storage Manager Client 5.17 released.

Portlock Storage Manager 5.08 released.

May 18, 2011

New Documents:

NetWare 4.11 Virtualization

NetWare 6.x Virtualization

January 24, 2011

Portlock Storage Manager 5.07 released.

January 11, 2011

Portlock Storage Manager 5.06 released.

September 12, 2011

Portlock Storage Manager 5.05 released.

January 23, 2010

Portlock Storage Manager 5.04 released.

December 14, 2009

Portlock Leap Frog updated. We added a Compact VHD feature, vastly decreased the size of the installer and improved the display of dialog boxes.

December 1, 2009

Portlock Leap Frog updated. New features include VHD resize and faster VHD creation speeds.

November 21, 2009

Portlock Leap Frog updated.

November 20, 2009

Added a new technical information document: Creating Restore Points from Windows 7 when dual-booting with Windows XP or Windows Server 2003

November 19, 2009

Portlock Leap Frog updated.

November 15, 2009

Portlock Leap Frog updated.

November 12, 2009

Added a new technical information document: Using Portlock Leap Frog with Microsoft's pre-built Windows 7 VHD

November 11, 2009

Portlock Leap Frog updated.

November 10, 2009

Added a new technical information document: Using Portlock Leap Frog with Microsoft's pre-built Windows Server 2008 R2 VHD image

November 8, 2009

Portlock Leap Frog released. Easily dual-boot any Windows operating system with Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008.

November 4, 2009

Video: Use Portlock Leap Frog to dual-boot Windows 7 with nearly all versions of Windows

October 2, 2009

Portlock Gadget version 5.13.0.2202 has been released.

October 1, 2009

Added a new section for open source software, which includes Portlock's improvements to RCONIP.

September 29, 2009

Added a new technical information document: Portlock License Manager Asian language support

September 25, 2009

Added a new technical information document: How to connect to ESX or ESXi Server using Veeam Fast SCP

September 23, 2009

Added a new section for installing Portlock Storage Manager. There are five different methods listed.

Added a new video: Using Portlock License Manager to install Portlock Storage Manager

September 22, 2009

Portlock License Manager 5.13.0.2122 released

September 16, 2009

Portlock License Manager 5.13.0.2116 released

Portlock Storage Manager 5.03 released

  • Added support for larger multi-segment volumes
  • Added support for version 40.84 NSS pools

September 10, 2009

Video: Highlighting the remote capabilities of Portlock's bootable CDs

August 27, 2009

Resolving VMware boot issues

Updated the Portlock Boot CD for NetWare "Credits" page

August 20, 2009

Portlock Boot CD updated

Portlock License Manager updated

Portlock Gadget updated

August 18, 2009

Portlock Storage Manager 5.02 released

July 10, 2009

Portlock products for Hyper-V and Server Core

July 6, 2009

Portlock Storage Manager 5.01 released.

Portlock Gadget released.

Portlock Boot CD and Portlock SMART Suite 5.12.0.1906 released.

June 29, 2009

Portlock Boot CD 5.12.0.1829 released.

June 26, 2009

Portlock License Manager 5.12.0.1825 released.

June 12, 2009

Added a new Technical Information Document: Using Portlock License Manager to receive Portlock Storage Manager images

June 3, 2009

Portlock Storage Manager version 5 released. The new version is the result of over two years of development.

Portlock SMART Suite 5.11.0.1801 released. One ISO is based upon WinPE 3.0, which is built from the Windows 7 code base. With this version of Portlock SMART Suite, a virtual hard disk (VHD) can be attached and managed.

Portlock Boot CD 5.11.0.1801 released. One ISO is based upon WinPE 3.0, which is built from the Windows 7 code base. With this version of Portlock SMART Suite, a virtual hard disk (VHD) can be attached and managed.

June 1, 2009

Portlock License Manager 5.11.0.1801 released. New in this release is: 1) Support for Portlock Storage Manager images; 2) Support for split, spanned and resource WIM images; 3) Support for proxy servers requiring authentication; 4) Portlock License Manager has been completely translated into Chinese, Japanese and Spanish. Users can change the language via File › Language.

Updated the Portlock License Manager Limitations page.

May 25, 2009

Portlock Storage Manager 5.0 BETA updated.

May 5, 2009

Portlock SMART Suite version 5.11.050509 released. This version is based on Windows PE 3.0, which is built from the Windows 7 code base. 5.11.050509 features support for VHD booting.

April 28, 2009

Portlock is now a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner.

Portlock License Manager version 5.11.0.1628 released.

April 27, 2009

Added a new technical information document which describes how to add Windows Imaging Format (WIM) support to Windows XP and Windows Vista so that WIM images can be used with Portlock License Manager. Read the brief overview, or view the more detailed PDF.

April 15, 2009

Updated the WIM support in Portlock License Manager video.

April 10, 2009

Video: WIM support in Portlock License Manager.

April 9, 2009

Video: Overview of Portlock License Manager.

March 15, 2009

Portlock SMART Suite for Windows and the Portlock Boot CD have been updated to version 5.10.0.1515. Use Portlock License Manager to download the new ISO images.

February 17, 2009

Portlock License Manager released.

Portlock SMART Suite updated.

Portlock Boot CD updated.

January 16, 2009

Added Portlock Storage Manager 5.0 license installation procedure.

January 16, 2009

Video: Portlock Windows Update Manager.

January 15, 2009

Managing Windows Updates for Hyper-V Server and Windows Server Core.

January 12, 2009

Portlock Storage Manager 5.0 BETA updated.

Portlock SMART Suite 5.09 released.

Portlock Boot CD 5.09 released.

December 19, 2008

Portlock Windows Update Manager released.

Portlock Device Manager updated.

November 21, 2008

Added screenshots of Portlock SMART Suite for Windows.

November 20, 2008

Portlock SMART Suite for Windows released.

Video: Portlock SMART Suite.

Portlock SMART Suite administrative scenarios.

Portlock SMART Suite user's guide (4.6 MB PDF).

October 2, 2008

Portlock Boot CD 5.08 released; Wireless networking, Hyper-V Server support added.

Wireless LAN FAQ.

September 22, 2008

Portlock Boot CD 5.07 released; Sun VirtualBox support added.
http://www.virtualbox.org/

Sun VirtualBox Frequently Asked Questions.

September 12, 2008

Portlock Boot CD screenshots updated.

September 10, 2008

Portlock Boot CD 5.06 x64 released; UEFI support added.
http://www.uefi.org/home/

September 8, 2008

Portlock Boot CD 5.06 x86 released.

Hyper-V document updated.

August 22, 2008

Poor Man's Windows image and deployment using Portlock System Management and Recovery Toolkit (SMART).

August 14, 2008

Video: Physical-to-virtual migration.

August 11, 2008

Version 5.05 of Portlock System Management and Recovery Toolkit (SMART) (x86 and x64) is released. New in this release is VNC connectivity and the Portlock Taskbar.

Portlock Device Manager 5.05 released.

Using VNC with Portlock System Management and Recovery Toolkit (SMART).

August 1, 2008

The Portlock Boot CD (x86 and x64) has been updated. New in this release is the Portlock Email Client and a much-improved version of Portlock Device Manager.

Portlock Device Manager released.

Video: Operating the Portlock Boot CD.

Video: Installing a missing device driver with Portlock Device Manager.

July 11, 2008

Portlock Boot CD: Troubleshooting device recognition.

July 11, 2008

Portlock Boot CD: Release history and current version.

July 10, 2008

Portlock adds support for Microsoft Hyper-V.

July 9, 2008

The Portlock Boot CD 5.0 for NetWare User's Guide (3.7 MB PDF) has been updated to include instructions for the latest utilities added to Portlock SMART, such as Portlock License Manager and Portlock Boot Manager.

July 3, 2008

Dual-booting: Portlock Boot CD + NetWare (updated procedure with the new Portlock Boot Manager utility).

June 29, 2008

Portlock Boot CD 5.0 for NetWare 32-bit Edition BETA updated.

June 23, 2008

Portlock Storage Manager 5.0 system requirements.

June 21, 2008

Portlock Boot CD 5.0 for NetWare 64-bit Edition BETA updated.

June 17, 2008

Portlock Boot CD 5.0 for NetWare 64-bit edition BETA released.

June 16, 2008

Portlock License Manager eases Portlock Storage Manager license installation.

June 13, 2008

Portlock Boot CD for NetWare available in nine languages.

June 3, 2008

Using Portlock Drive Explorer to create a bootable USB drive.

May 26, 2008

Portlock Storage Manager 5.0 BETA updated.

May 23, 2008

How to boot from a USB device.

How to install Portlock Storage Manager on NetWare from Portlock Boot CD for NetWare, version 5.0.

May 19, 2008

Portlock Drive Explorer 5.01 released.