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 Post subject: Eassos PartitionGuru Free
PostPosted: Wed May 10, 2017 2:54 am 
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Desc : http://www.eassos.com/partitionguru-free.php

Download : http://www.eassos.com/download.php
(4.9.3.405 updated on May 09, 2017)

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Best free partition manager offers an all-in-one solution for data recovery, partition management and Windows backup & restore.

1 Recover deleted, formatted, missing files and partitions from hard drive, removable drives, RAID, virtual disk, etc.

2 Reliable and versatile partition manager makes best use of disk capacity.

3 Clone and backup partition or disk by different modes to better protect data security.


Portable 32-bit version available at the download page.
After installation (32- or 64- bit), if you copy the files from the install folder, it is portable.

Not stealth, creates a key in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Eassos\PartitionGuru. (EDIT : see 8th post below how to avoid this.)
Options stored in a local file.

My favourite partition manager for a long time. No dependencies (VC, dotnet, QT), does not install any services (unlike the software from Minitool). Feature rich.

Does access the intenet on startup, can be blocked with firewall.


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 Post subject: Re: Eassos PartitionGuru Free
PostPosted: Sun May 14, 2017 12:22 am 
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[ Ver 4.9.3.409 ]
Released Date: May 12, 2017

changelog : http://www.eassos.com/partitionguru/versions.php


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 Post subject: Re: Eassos PartitionGuru Free
PostPosted: Sun May 14, 2017 5:20 am 
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FYI, a comparison table between PartitionGuru's free and commercial versions exists at http://www.eassos.com/partitionguru/featuredetails.php.

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 Post subject: Portable Eassos PartitionGuru Generator
PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 7:45 am 
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I developed a portable generator for PartitionGuru here :
https://sites.google.com/site/gbrtools/ ... nformation

Comments and suggestions welcome.


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 Post subject: Re: Eassos PartitionGuru Free
PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 10:33 am 
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Works like a charm. Saves some time one would otherwise have to spend for unpacking or installing/copying. Very useful. Thanks a lot for this one and for your Portable PotPlayer Generator. More of those please :) !

Just a tiny remark. The program created the folders PG32 and PG64 with the subfolders "PartitionGuru32Portable" and "PartitionGuru32Portable" respectively. Wouldn't it be simpler without PG32 and PG64? With or without them, I like this tool.


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 Post subject: Re: Eassos PartitionGuru Free
PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 8:23 pm 
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GeddichNixan wrote:
Just a tiny remark. The program created the folders PG32 and PG64 with the subfolders "PartitionGuru32Portable" and "PartitionGuru32Portable" respectively. Wouldn't it be simpler without PG32 and PG64? With or without them, I like this tool.


innounp.exe is used to extract the files from the installer. It places the program files in a sub-directory {app}. I just rename that directory.


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 Post subject: Re: Eassos PartitionGuru Free
PostPosted: Tue May 16, 2017 5:03 am 
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Yes, thank you gbrao for such handy utility. :)

Upon further testing, I noticed PartitionGuru's executable is packed with a non-standard compressor making it fail to pass PE file validation...

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 Post subject: Re: Eassos PartitionGuru Free
PostPosted: Tue May 16, 2017 7:43 am 
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PESTUDIO does not flag anything :

see attachment.


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 Post subject: Re: Eassos PartitionGuru Free
PostPosted: Tue May 16, 2017 9:34 am 
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Yes, I can confirm that. But Resource Hacker is unable to access any resources apart from program icons...


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 Post subject: Re: Eassos PartitionGuru Free
PostPosted: Wed May 17, 2017 9:12 am 
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If you use the portable version of PartitionGuru from the Eassos download page, if you include a Options.ini file with this :

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[LicenseInfo]
Show = "N"


Then nothing will be written to the registry.


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 Post subject: Re: Eassos PartitionGuru Free
PostPosted: Wed Nov 08, 2017 7:40 pm 
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PartitionGuru Free 4.9.5.508

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[ Ver 4.9.5.508 ]

New:

Support NTFS partition whose cluster is larger than 128 sectors.
Add write support for EXT4 file system.
Backup / restore EXT4 partition.
Support cloning EXT4 partition.
Support resizing EXT4 partition.
Support recovering lost EXT4 partition.
Add menu item to boot to PartitionGuru WinPE version.
Support creating WinPE bootable disk.
Menu items like "Shut down" "Restart" "Run" and "Adjust screen resolution" are abled when you run PartitionGuru WinPE version.
Quick Partition feature can save current settings to Options.ini file as default partitioning scheme, so that it can be used automatically in future operations.
Quick Partition feature changes the default size of ESP partition to 300MB.
Quick Partition supports modifying the size of ESP partition.
Quick Partition can reserve specified number of sectors between partitions for GUID disk, so that the disk can be converted to MBR when necessary.
"Create ESP/MSR partition" is added to menu so that you can create ESP/MSR partition separately.
Improve operations on creating new partition and creating ESP/MSR partition on GPT disk.
Support resizing partition of single PV on LVM without data loss.
Support LVM partition which takes logical partition as PV.

Enhanced:

Optimize data module feature.
Optimize File Recovery feature for exFAT partition.
Optimize recovery of NEF files.
Windows DBR is employed when formatting FAT32 partition on USB flash drive.
A progress bar is added when deleting files.
"Create DOS System" is disabled when formatting EXT4 partition.
Support displaying Adapter type for Nvme disk.
Optimize the speed of loading file list.
When a virtual disk is closed, the Sector Editor of its partitions will be closed at the same time.
The program displays detailed information for EXT4 partition such as node size, block numbers of reserved block group descriptor.
When loading vmdk virtual disk, if a flat or fragmented subfile is selected, the program loads the main file automatically.
Optimize Erase Free Space by improving the speed of filling with random data.

Fixed

Fixed an issue that the file list wasn't updated after formatting USB flash drive.
Fixed an issue that shortcut keys were incorrect for features "Backup Partition Table" and "Restore Partition Table".
Fixed an issue that the file copy process could be stopped by pressing Enter key.
Fixed an issue that the justify of Size list changed from right-justify to left-justify after clicking Size title in Files panel.
Fixed an issue that the selected file number wasn't updated after selecting files by dragging mouse.
Fixed an issue that the selected folder number was incorrect.
Fixed an issue that sometimes the program corrupted when recovering files from FAT32 partition.
Fixed an issue that CPU utilization was too high when the program ran under WinPE.
Fixed an issue that error might occur when writing purely zero data to virtual disk.
Fixed an issue that NTFS partition couldn't be restored when the partition image contains errors.
Fixed an issue that partition table probably couldn't be saved after converting MBR to GUID.
Fixed an issue that the directory structure might not be reorganized after stopping scanning process.
Fixed an issue that error might occur when copying file after scanning.
Fixed an issue that the program might prompt target partition didn't contain enough space when too much NTFS partition disks were connected.
Fixed an issue that sometimes the clipboard didn't work properly.
Fixed an issue that dynamic disk wasn't analyzed as dynamic volumes when it was the last disk on computer.




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 Post subject: Re: Eassos PartitionGuru Free
PostPosted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 11:08 pm 
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Portable downloads (I did not see the x64 location at the download page):
32 : http://engdownload.eassos.cn/PG495508_x86.zip
64 : http://engdownload.eassos.cn/PG495508_x64.zip

There are smaller 'Mono' versions here, but only in Chinese:
32 : http://download.eassos.cn/DGMono495508_x86.zip
64 : http://download.eassos.cn/DGMono495508_x64.zip

http://www.diskgenius.cn/download.php

If any of the forum users here knows Chinese, please request a English version of the 'Mono' version.


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