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Jul 1 2021

Release Announcement: ESET Full Disk Encryption (Windows) v1.3.0.22

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Let me inform you that on June 29st we released  ESET Full Disk Encryption (Windows) v1.3.0.22. This new version of EFDE Client is already available in ESET Protect and will be available in ESET Protect Cloud repositories as soon as an instance gets upgraded to v2.3

EFDE v1.3.0.22 is a Service Release and is be available globally (excl. Japan) in all existing EFDE languages

Changelog for EFDE (Windows) 1.3.0.22:

  • Added: Automatic update of modules
  • Added: Section within UI to show current installed modules
  • Added: Ability to deploy installer with pre-defined password and keyboard map to start encryption
  • Added: English (Indian) keyboard layout
  • Added: Status message when encryption is paused if system is running on battery power
  • Added: Ability to generate new recovery passwords from ESET Protect console
  • Added: Ability to control FDE authentication via command line
  • Added: Ability to add keyboard layouts via command line
  • Added: Status message when system has an unsupported dynamic disk
  • Added: Ability to retry encryption from ESET Protect console if encryption has failed
  • Improved: Encryption percentage symbol is on the same line in all languages
  • Improved: Various localization improvements
  • Fixed: Disks do not show as RAW in UI when service is not running
  • Fixed: Postponing FDE does not result in the system being incompatible with EFDE
  • Fixed: License info now correctly displays in UI prior to initial install reboot
  • Fixed: UI window focus now behaves correctly
  • Fixed: Recovery password index is now correct after re-encryption
  • Fixed: UI latency issues in certain network environments
  • Fixed: A problem with SafeStart on Lenovo devices
  • Fixed: Various issues with UI scaling, snapping, naming & shortcuts
  • Fixed: Presentation mode state is not reset after service restart


Note: Starting with this release. Installing EFDE on Windows 7 requires SHA-2 code signing updates KB4474419 & KB4490628.