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Author: slysoft Program: GameJackal Pro (complete listing)

Total Versions: 44
# Version Official Release Date
1 v5.2.0.0 30 Oct 2013
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- Windows 8.1 compatibility testing.
- Updated the driver to help prevent the no media detected issue.
- Improved media autorun detection and handling.
- Bad media could cause the profiling process to hang, this is now detected and reported.
- The Windows based pop up menu (used for all but the Windows skin), no longer flows off screen.
- Fixed the inconsistent font issue.
- Removed a number of legacy options from the interface.
- Fixed a number of graphic issue with the profile wizard. - When cancelling profile creation, the canceled profile is no longer created.
- Updated Portuguese Brazil language.

2 v5.1.0.0 06 Aug 2013
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- Total rewrite of the core application.
- Entirely brand new interface design.
- Window 8 and 8.1 compatible.
- A number of updates to improve profile capture and performance.
- Tiled based interface, each profile now has its own "profile tile".
- A profile's tile can be customized with a game image.
- All new interface themes.
- Existing v4.1 profiles are compatible with Game Jackal v5 (users are prompted to copy existing v4.1 profiles over to v5)

3 v4.1.1.7 06 Sep 2011
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- Fixed a start up exception experienced by some users.

4 v4.1.1.6 30 Aug 2011
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- Added the ability to rename the current profile folder by clicking on the folder name within the interface.
- Fixed a number of interface errors.
- Added code to trap bad sector list when creating a profile.
- Fixed a number of language file formatting errors.
- Fixed a bug with the drag and dropping on game shortcuts into the Game Jackal interface.
- Fixed a bug that was causing a lengthy delay with the showing of the create profile wizard dialog.
- A number of interface updates and fixes.

5 v4.1.1.5 20 May 2011
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- Fixed a client / server connectivity issue experienced by some users.
- Fixed a bug that could cause the client to crash for not apparent reason.
- Added the ability to change the client's target host name (used for the debugging of client / server issues).

6 v4.1.1.4 02 May 2011
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- Fixed a TOC driver issue that could cause a game to report no cd/dvd present.
- Fixed the Securom 5019 error that was occurring with some older titles.
- Additional client / server connection logging.
- Updated German language files.
- Updated Arabic language files.
- A number of interface updates and fixes.

7 v4.1.1.2 06 Dec 2010
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- Fixed an issue with the licensing system on unicode systems.
- Fixed an issue with the help system (help was not being displayed at all).

8 v4.1.1.0 31 Oct 2010
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- Fixed an issue that was prevent the Game Jackal client from starting correctly.
- Fixed a profile deactivation issue (when profile deactivated from the Manager).
- Fixed a drivers emulation issue with the new lossy image mode.
- Updates to the media error detection.

9 v4.1.0.8 20 Sep 2010
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- Updated driver to better recognize and support the underlying chipset.
- Game Jackal server now fully Enterprise aware.
- Further improvements to client / server connection failed logging.
- Updated Spanish language files.

10 v4.1.0.7 03 Sep 2010
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11 v4.1.0.6 03 Sep 2010
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- Fixed a driver bug that could cause a BSOD on some hardware (0x44 MULTIPLE_IRP_COMPLETE_REQUESTS).
- Improved client / server initial connection functionality and added "noevents" application switch to help with connection debugging.
- Added client / server connection failed logging.
- Added some further testing operation to the "Game Jackal Diagnostics" application.

12 v4.1.0.5 26 Aug 2010
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- Fixed a bug that could prevent Game Jackal from detecting a profile de-activation.
- Added two new options (under settings). Enable Safe Mode - Capture / Emulation. Use these options if you are experiencing lockups or other driver related issues.
- Log viewer can now filter by category.
- Fixed a number of logging bugs.
- Added 2 new skins - Windows 7 Black (now the default skin for new installations) and Windows 7 Full Black.
- A number of interface updates and fixes.

13 v4.0.2.8 11 Jun 2010
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- Fixed a potential BSOD issue with the drivers.
- Fixed a profiling issue that was causing the waiting dialog box to be continually displayed with some profiles.
- Improved the profile monitoring functionality. Crysis64 (in addition to other x64 processes) is now monitored correctly.
- Changed the Crysis profile map so this profile no longer uses any game management (using this setting could cause a "Conflict with Emulation software" message).

14 v4.0.2.7 30 May 2010
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- Fixed an issue that was causing exceptions when the Manager was starting, or while activating a profile.
- Fixed an activation issue that could cause the waiting dialog box to be continually displayed.
- Fixed a driver bug that could cause a game to display the "No CD inserted" message.
- Improved reliability with regards to the "Conflict with Emulation software" message that appears with some titles.
- Launchpad exe files now contains the profile's game icon (it should be noted that this currently only support 32x32 icons).
- Added profile map for "Star Wars: The Force Unleashed".
- Added support for client / server networking port to be changed.
- Updated Spanish language files.
- A number of interface updates and fixes.

15 v4.0.2.6 09 May 2010
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- The Manager will now check the Server component to ensure that both the Manager and Server are of the same version level.
- Fixed and issue with profile importing.
- Fixed a timeout issue that could occur when a profile is starting.
- Fixed an issue with the log viewer when opening files containing null characters.
- Added Launchpad functionality. This new feature can create a new game exe (exe created alongside the game's original exe) that will activate the game's profile and then launch the game, all without the Game Jackal interface running. Note this feature is still in beta and is disabled by default. To enable add the registry value "Enable Launchpad" and set it to "1".
- Added Game Jackal Diagnostics utility.
- Updated Spanish language files.

16 v4.0.2.5 18 Apr 2010
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- Fixed an issue that could cause the interface to become unresponsive when creating a profile (issue introduced in v4.0.2.4).
- Fixed a BSOD issue that could occur when a drive used to create a profile is removed.
- Added Enterprise v4 support.
- Added profile map for "Caesar IV" and "Battlefield Bad Company 2".
- Updated Spanish language files.

17 v4.0.2.3 22 Mar 2010
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- A number of driver bug fixes and improvements including.
1) Improved logging.
2) Fixed a lockup issue when advanced logging is enabled.
- Advanced logging no longer resets when Game Jackal is restarted. However we recommed that you disable this option when it is not required.
- Fixed a number of issues that could cause a "Conflict with Emulation software" message to appear with some titles.
- Fixed some interface bugs.
- Updated Arabic language files.

18 v4.0.2.2 04 Mar 2010
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- A number of driver bug fixes and improvements including.
1) BSOD and system lockups when capturing a profile.
2) Game Jackal not deactivating after the profile's application has closed.
3) Improved profile creation process.
4) Added driver option (0x400000) to prevent the eject command from shutting down the active profile.

- Fixed an issue with the creation of Tages profiles.
- Tages profile creating using image mode now works correctly.
- When unlocking the Game Jackal interface, the right-click profile menu now works correctly.
- When creating NoCD profiles, image mode and quick launch options are now disabled (this was causing an issue for some users).
- The installer now attempts to stop the Game Jackal server prior to installing.

19 v4.0.2.1 25 Feb 2010
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- Some setting are now user account specific. These include
1) The skin selected.
2) Enable manual profile option.
3) Disable balloon tips.
4) Disable wizard animation.
5) Profile display order.
6) Language.

- Fixed an issues with the interface when changing skins.
- Update Arabic and Spanish language files.
- Fix to the BF2142 profile map.
- Added profile map for "BioShock 2".
- A number of interface updates and fixes.

20 v4.0.2.0 17 Feb 2010
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- A number of driver bug fixes and improvements including.
1) Better handling of media errors.
2) Under some instances the drivers could deactivate before the profile is shutdown, this has been fixed.
3) Improved resource handling (i.e. lower memory footprint).
4) Better debug support.

- Fixed a profile issue that was causing read errors on some hardware.
- Fixed an issue with the media type detection.
- Changed fast "error skipping" routine used during capture. By default this is only enabled on CD-ROM's (registry setting are "Fast Error Skip Mode" = 0: disabled, 1: cdrom only, 2: any media. Default = 1).
- Improved the image mode profiling functionality.
- A backup of the license key is now retained. This is to prevent the license key being deleted if v3 is uninstalled after v4 is installed.
- When deleting a profile, the client interface is now refreshed correctly.
- The uninstaller will now stop the Game Jackal service before attempting to remove the server component(s).
- Updated Arabic and Spanish languages.
- Added two new skins.

21 v4.0.1.7 15 Jan 2010
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- A number of driver bug fixes and improvements.
- When installing alongside v3, the profiles are now copied instead of permanently moved (technical they are moved to the v4 directory first, and then copied back to the v3 directory).
- The manager application will now minimize to the tray when a profile is active.
- Fixed an issue that was preventing profile shortcuts from starting if they were not in the currently loaded profile folder.
- Fixed a number of bugs with the Windows context menu.
- Fixed a display issue when certain languages were in effect.
- The Game Jackal profile will now deactivate if the media is ejected via Windows explorer.
- Fixed an error with the "Manually create profile" option.

22 v4.0.1.5 28 Dec 2009
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- The new v4.x Game Jackal Server will now move existing v3.x profiles if detected on first start up (providing there are no existing v4.x profiles).
- Minor updates to improve profile timing.
- A number of interface updates and fixes.
- Added profile map for "The Sims 3 World Adventures".
- Added profile map for "Borderlands".

23 v3.2.1.4 24 Jun 2009
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- Fixed an issue that was displaying the CD/DVD details in explorer after the profile had been deactivated.
- Fix an issue that was preventing the Game Jackal plug-ins from appearing under the navigation bar interface.
- Fixed an issue with the hints windows displaying when the main interface was not visible.
- Improved bad media reads (-9 error). Game Jackal now performs a deeper scan of bad sectors and will continue regardless of the result.
- Improved capturing for some titles (including The Sims 3).
- Fixed an issue that interface locking feature when used with the new navigation bar interface.

24 v3.2.1.2 11 Jun 2009
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- Fixed a driver issue that could cause either Explorer.exe to crash, or a BSOD (0x50) when running on Vista SP2 systems. - Fixed a driver issue that could cause both Game Jackal and the launching game to become unresponsive.
- Official Windows 7 support (based on Windows 7 RC Build 7100).
- Introduction of the new navigation bar interface (via the "Windows 7" and Windows 7 - Black" skins).
- Improved driver logging.
- Fixed an issue with the smart imaging of Securom titles.
- Fixed a skin switching issue (when switching to and from the new nav interface).
- Implemented the hints window for the new navigation bar interface.
- Improved log viewer performance with loading large log files.
- A number of user interface changes and fixes.

25 v3.2.0.6 03 Apr 2009
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- Fixed a driver bug that could cause a BSOD on some machines.
- Improved Game Jackal service support.
- Fixed minor log viewer issue.

26 v3.2.0.5 23 Mar 2009
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- Fixed a driver bug that effected some 64-bit systems.
- Many minor interface updates and fixes.

- The following is a list of some of the major changes and additions since the last retail release (v3.1.2.2) of Game Jackal :-
a) The introduction of the generation 4 driver architecture.
b) The introduction of a log viewer with export capabilities.
c) Improved interoperability between Game Jackal and AnyDVD.
e) Added profile map updated profile maps.


27 v3.1.2.2 16 Dec 2008
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- Fixed blacklisting issue.
28 v3.1.2.1 12 Dec 2008
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- Fixed a bug with the Version

29 v3.1.2.0 09 Dec 2008
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- Added driver option switches

30 v3.1.1.4 16 Oct 2008
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- Driver performance and relia

31 v3.1.1.2 18 Sep 2008
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- Fixed a driver bug that coul

32 v3.1.1.0 12 Sep 2008
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- Improved profiling speed.
- A further fix to the bug that could cause the Securom message "Unable to authenticate original disc within time limit" to appear (re-profiling will be required).

- The following is a list of some of the major changes and additions since the last retail release (v3.0.1.6) of Game Jackal :-
a) Performance and Reliability wizard. This wizard will help new and existing users troubleshoot problem profiles.
b) Major driver updates and enhancements to improve performance and reliability.
c) New Securom algorithms to improve profile reliability ("Conflict with Emulation software" messages should be greatly reduced).
d) Tages support.
e) Improved compatibility between Game Jackal and AnyDVD.
- For a detailed list of changes since the last retail release, see the following change logs (down to v3.0.1.6).

33 v3.0.1.6 20 May 2008
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- Fixed a number of issues that could cause an exception to occur.
- Driver performance improvements.
- Numerous interface changes and updates.

34 v3.0.1.5 08 May 2008
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Release v3.0.1.5 - release (2008-05-02)

- Driver performance improvments.
- Numerous interface changes and updates.
- Updated game profile support.
- Enterprise compatibility update.

35 v3.0.1.0 26 Mar 2008
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- Improved handling of 64-bit games.
- Improved language support.
- Improved logging. All log files for a single operation are now summarized into a single file (Summary.log)
- Fixed an issue that prevented the export dialog from closing if an error occurred.
- Fixed bug when importing a profile on a 64-bit platform.

36 v3.0.0.8 12 Mar 2008
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- Driver bug fixe that could cause issues with games crashing.
- Tighter scanning for DVD based games during capture. This is to improves game start up performance. Please note that this has the side effect of increasing the profiling time.
- Interface tweaks.
- Language updates.

37 v3.0.0.6 27 Feb 2008
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- Fix to prevent BSOD when Vista update KB943899 is applied.
- Language updates.

38 v3.0.0.5 18 Feb 2008
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- Addional advanced profile options.
- Further driver bug fixes and enhancements.
- Language updates.

39 v2.9.18.610 23 Nov 2007
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Release v2.9.18.610

- Added profile import / export functionality.
- Improved driver stability and performance.
- Fixed a bug with the driver that could cause image mode to work incorrectly.
- Profiles now automatically lock when first captured. - Profiles can now have their protection type changed (via the advanced options).
- Fixes a bug with the driver that could cause a game to crash when launched.
- Fixed a bug with the driver that could cause image mode to work incorrectly.
- Fixed a bug that was causing an exception when clicking on the plugin list.
- Updated Arabic language support.
- Updated blacklisting support.
- Fixed a bug with the launcher (parameters are now passed correctly).
- Missing profile data is now tracked to allow for a "update profile" to be performed.
- Update profile feature implemented (assessed by right-clicking on the profile). This will update the profile with any data that has been flagged as missing.
- Collection files are now deleted when a profile is deleted. - Minor interface improvments

40 v2.9.18.600 17 Oct 2007
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- Updated blacklisting support.
- Improved game startup speed.
- Updated Serbian language support.
- Update profile map.

41 v2.9.18.595 12 Oct 2007
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- Updated blacklisting support.
- Change to prevent the "Insert CD/DVD" error occuring with some profile after a reboot.

42 v2.9.18.590 21 Sep 2007
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- Updated blacklisting support.
- Improved German language support.
- Improved dynamic extended profiling.
- Inclusion of the Battlefield Performance Plugin. This will fix the performance issue some users have been experiencing with the Battlefield series.
- Minor interface updates.
- Update to the plugin interface (added extended event types).
- Small changes to improve Enterprise support.

43 v2.9.18.565 25 Jun 2007
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Update version info link fixed.

44 v2.9.18.550 05 Jun 2007
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Fixed a bug with the creation of desktop shortcuts.
- Added Hungarian language

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