Developments

Redkey Data Wipe Software

Summary - Data wipe software

This list of recent developments applies to all editions of our data wipe software: Home, Professional & Ultimate. This is the software installed on your Redkey through the updater.

V4.36 Jun 27th, 2022 (Live)

Change - GUI Improvements.
Change - New top-bar notification feature.
Change - donotmodify.txt file reformatted.
Change - Subsystem updated to Linux Bullseye.
Change - Screensavers are now unique for each edition.
Change - Audio improvements.
Removed - Main menu auto-start.
New Feature - Wipe Wizard
New Feature - AutoNuke
New Feature - Remote Mode
New Feature - Mobile Device Wipe (Ultimate)
New Feature - Added ~8 New Language options.
New Feature - Re-introduced extra display adapter drivers for wider compatibility.

V3.80 Nov 9th, 2021 (Discontinued)

Change - Boot menu(s) changes + loader update.
Change - Boot menu 'legacy' resolution options moved to a sub-menu.
Change - Loader debug info. Screen now not displayed.
Change - EFI - Removed the initial menu for debugging mode.
New Feature - Integrated secure screenshot function.
Change - Matrix screensaver now always shows upon wipe completion.
Change - Matrix screensaver smoother animation.
Change - Matrix screensaver added Japanese chars.

V3.72 Jan 20th, 2021 (Discontinued)

Change - Improve SED detection on high-end systems.

V3.71 Jan 14th, 2021 (Discontinued)

Change - Increase stability on high-end systems.

V3.70 Dec 15th, 2020 (Discontinued)

New Feature - Wipe by partition.
Change - Changed standards to use NFR as the NVME alternative for SER/ESE (was NSR.)
Bugfix - Wipe standards enable for NVME devices (some that require HPA/DCO.)
Bugfix – Empty card readers might cause the system to hang.

V3.67 Dec 1st, 2020 (Discontinued)

Bugfix - Crash after language menu on some systems.

V3.65 Nov 11th, 2020 (Discontinued)

New feature - Help screen feature added.
New feature - Pre-select language in options donotmodify.txt file.
Bugfix – adjust the display of Asian languages in TUI (full-width char.)

V3.63 Nov 10th, 2020 (Discontinued)

New feature - Add Multi-language support (actual translations.)

V3.62 Nov 8th, 2020 (Discontinued)

New features - Suspend Improvements (new process, voice mode, auto-resume.)
New feature - GUI Troubleshooting options (UI Menu.)
Change - Support for disabling timers in the options file.
Change - Ignore certain USB card readers with no card inserted.
Change - Remove Wipe Stop option.
Bugfix - Quit GUI if no acceptable resolutions are found.

Redkey Updater App.

Summary - Redkey updater

This list applies to both versions of our Redkey updater application 32 & 64 Bit. This is the desktop .exe application used to install our software on your key.

2.70 Aug 29th, 2022 (Live)

Bugfix – When a blocked key is present, the update button would not display.
Bugfix – Backend updates.

2.65 Jul 25th, 2022 (Discontinued)

New feature - New settings menu scripting console for Ultimate edition users.
New feature - Added updater obsolete message for outdated versions.
Bugfix - Download & Installation speeds improved.
Bugfix - Stability improvements if network disconnect.
Change - Several redundant language packs removed.
Change - Remaining language packs updated.
Change - Device selection will now scan continuously until at least one key is
detected.
Change - Device selection will automatically highlight first device on list.
Change - Settings menu: Removed main menu timer and re-arranged remaining
switches.

2.61 Jul 19th, 2022 (Discontinued)

Bugfix - Fixed graphics that were jumbled when windows was scaled.

2.60 Jun 26th, 2022 (Discontinued)

Change - V4 Security enhancements.

2.50 May 2nd, 2022 (Discontinued)

Change - EULA updates for V4.

2.48 Apr 7th, 2022 (Discontinued)

New feature - New x86 & x64 (32-bit & 64-bit) versions now available.
Bugfix - Stability improvements.

2.45 Oct 13th, 2022 (Discontinued)

New feature - Advertising
New feature - New / updated all language packs.

2.35 Sep 23rd, 2021 (Discontinued)

Bugfix - Fixed updater hangs if complex network config.
Bugfix - Fixed updater bug if too many network cards are present.
Bugfix - Stability improvements.

2.33 Sep 22nd, 2021 (Discontinued)

New feature - Secure screenshot function added.
New feature - Security enhancements.

2.32 Sep 10th, 2021 (Discontinued)

Bugfix – Corrected incorrect warranty date showing for some users.
New feature - Warranty dates will now show as provisional.

2.30 Aug 27th, 2021 (Discontinued)

Bugfix - Server selection improvements.
Change - Add message "cannot detect” if ICMP(ping) traffic is blocked by
firewall.
Change - Add the ability to manually select the server mirror

2.27 Aug 25th, 2021 (Discontinued)

Bugfix - Stability improvements.

2.25 Aug 23rd, 2021 (Discontinued)

New feature - Connection status is now shown.
New feature - Network speed test.
New feature - Prevent wrong activation code from being entered.
New feature - Fault codes explanations.
Change - Wording of message on close.

2.18 Nov 10th, 2020 (Discontinued)

Bugfix - Stability improvements.