PerfectDisk 13 SP3 (Build 842) has been released

PerfectDiskPerfectDisk 13 Service Pack 3 (Build 842) has been released, with updates fixing the SMART drive temperature, Hyper-V Host and Guest and XP issues in the PerfectDisk client and license pane and defrag monitoring pane issues in the console.

What’s New in PerfectDisk 13 SP3

What’s new in PerfectDisk 13 Service Pack 3 (Build 842)

  • SMART drive temperature issue fixed.
  • Hyper-V Guest – Invalid Class error when attempting to defragment a guest when Virtual Awareness is enabled on Server 2012 R2 issue fixed (PD13 Hotfix 02).
  • Hyper-V Host – Added support for virtual hard disk shrink operation for Hyper V Server 2012/2012 R2
  • During XP shutdown, PDAGent.exe creates an application error issue fixed.

What’s new in PerfectDisk 13 Console Service Pack 3 (Build 842)

  • License Pane – License key sorting does not work issue fixed.
  • Defrag Monitoring Pane – Drive Information pane clears when Console refreshes issue fixed.
Instructions for Updating to PerfectDisk 13 SP3

Customers can run PerfectDisk and click Help and then select Check for Updates to immediately update to SP3.

Home Users

Update a PerfectDisk 13 client manually:

  • Run PerfectDisk 13
  • Click Help and select Check for Updates.
  • PerfectDisk will detect that the SP3 update is available and prompt to install.

The PerfectDisk 13 SP3 update for home editions can also be manually downloaded here.

Note: PD13 Build 770 and 776 will not detect that the SP3 update is available due to a bug in the Check for Update feature that was fixed in Build 783. Customers running Build 770 or 776 will need to manually download the update.

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Business Users

Update a PerfectDisk 13 client manually:

  • Run PerfectDisk 13
  • Click Help and select Check for Updates.
  • PerfectDisk will detect that the SP3 update is available and prompt to install.

The PerfectDisk 13 SP3 update for business editions can also be manually downloaded here.

Note: PD13 Build 770 and 776 will not detect that the SP3 update is available due to a bug in the Check for Update feature that was fixed in Build 783. Customers running Build 770 or 776 will need to manually download the update.

Updating with the Enterprise Console:

  • Get the update:
    • To update PerfectDisk 13 clients across a large number of computers using the PerfectDisk 13 Enterprise Console:
      • Update your PerfectDisk 13 Enterprise Console to SP3 by clicking Help and selecting Check for Updates.
      • The Console will detect that the SP3 update is available and prompt to install.
    • If your PerfectDisk 13 Console is not able to access the Raxco update server (firewall/proxy/restricted internet access), you can manually:
  • Under Deploying, select 1 or more computers running PerfectDisk 13 to update to SP3 and then click Patch/Update PerfectDisk Clients
  • In the Select Update area of the Update wizard, click Refresh and then under the Select Update pull down, select 13.0 Sp3 (b842) Update and when prompted to download, click Yes.

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