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EMCO WakeOnLan - What's New in Version 1.2

Below you can find a list of the latest product releases. Click on the release version to see what new features, improvements and bug-fixes appeared in a particular release.
 Release: 1.3 | 1.2 | 1.1 | 1.0
Please note that the list of versions only contains the versions defined as major updates. Changes from minor and bug-fix releases are represented here as changes to the corresponding major update versions that include those changes.

Version 1.2.8 (January 18, 2013)

New and improved features

The below features have been introduced for the first time or significantly improved in this release:

  • Significantly improved the Machine Queue editing performance for huge networks
  • Reorganized Ribbon and context menus structure
  • Increased Active Directory enumeration speed
  • Reduced system memory usage

Resolved issues

This release resolves a number of issues, the most important of which are listed below:

  • Imperfect the Wake-on-LAN packet (Magic Packet) structure
  • Incorrect behavior of recurrent tasks after creating a recurrence exception
  • The grouping rows with icons are painted incorrectly with custom DPI settings applied
  • Potential error when drawing the main form

Version 1.2.6 (September 21, 2012)

New and improved features

The below features have been introduced for the first time or significantly improved in this release:

  • Added an option to sort Machines by an IP address, filter Tasks by status and filter items in Machine Queue by type

Resolved issues

This release resolves a number of issues, the most important of which are listed below:

  • An error happens when trying to perform update on a fast Internet connection

Version 1.2.5 (September 11, 2012)

Resolved issues

This release resolves a number of issues, the most important of which are listed below:

  • Opening the Wake-On-LAN task and the Retrieve MAC Address wizards leads to the application crash in specific environments

Version 1.2.4 (September 6, 2012)

New and improved features

The below features have been introduced for the first time or significantly improved in this release:

  • Improved skin chooser interface
  • New Metropolis Dark skin is added to bonus skins set

Resolved issues

This release resolves a number of issues, the most important of which are listed below:

  • The application fails to start in specific environments
  • SQL transaction error while logging
  • Errors happen while trying to edit Machine Queue or Add to Custom Grouping
  • The application fails to start on Machines running Microsoft Windows 8 RTM

Version 1.2.3 (April 23, 2012)

New and improved features

The below features have been introduced for the first time or significantly improved in this release:

  • Added support of Microsoft Windows 8 and .NET Framework 4.5

Resolved issues

This release resolves a number of issues, the most important of which are listed below:

  • Possible errors after editing Machine Queue while creating recurrence exception
  • Possible application crash while creating a task for specific Active Directory environments

Version 1.2.2 (April 6, 2012)

Resolved issues

This release resolves a number of issues, the most important of which are listed below:

  • Possible errors while adding to Custom Groups after performing Wake-On-LAN

Version 1.2.1 (March 23, 2012)

New and improved features

The below features have been introduced for the first time or significantly improved in this release:

  • Added the option to reset layout of windows, views and dock panels to the default state
  • Added functionality that allows adding machines to a custom group from other custom groups
  • Machines available from the additional sources are displayed structured by the Add to Custom Groping dialog

Resolved issues

This release resolves a number of issues, the most important of which are listed below:

  • The application fails to run on Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0
  • The Application Log Auto Remove and Show Options settings are not respected when the application is running longer then a day

Version 1.2 (December 23, 2011)

New main window layout

The controls layout on the main application window was reorganized to simplify customization. The schedule and calendar controls were moved to the Calendar area that can be collapsed if you prefer to work with a plain list of tasks. Space for the Machine Queue view was expanded, so it becomes easier to manage data on it.

Improved the Machine Queue editor

The Machine Queries and Machine Queue editors, used in previous versions or the application, were merged into the single editor. On the left side of this editor you can select available machines, groups of machines and machine queues and move required elements to the right side in order to use them as targets of the WOL operation. If you like, you can create new machine queries directly in the right side of the editor, that represents the configured Current Queue. Also you can preview a list of PCs reported by the Current Queue on the Effective Queue Structure tab.

New and improved features

The below features have been introduced for the first time or significantly improved in this release:

  • Added a feature to execute re-enumeration of Machines and enumeration of new Machines in the network, specific groups or active directory containers using pop-up menu items in the Network Browser view
  • Added an option to wrap descriptions in the Task Execution Results and Application Log views
  • Optimized system resources usage
  • Improved event details pane in the Task Execution Results and Application Log views
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