Windows 11 will also not be calling home thanks to O&O ShutUp10++
October 04, 2021: Just in time for the scheduled release of Windows 11, O&O Software presents the new version of its very popular Antispy tool, O&O ShutUp10++. It’s clearly laid-out design allows users to easily close various security gaps in Windows 11 according to their own personal requirements and preferences.
O&O Defrag 25: Optimization and Health Check for all Disks
September 14, 2021: Fragmented files not only slow down the computer, they can also shorten its life expectancy as a result of the tremendous amount of accesses they require. The new O&O Defrag 25 resolves both problems and goes even further: the S.M.A.R.T. functionality (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) we’ve now integrated notifies users of any problems and gives early warning about any impending crash of a disk.
#TelekomChallenge: Chocolate Cloud and O&O among the Top 10
June 02, 2021: The Telekom Challenge jury has nominated the Top 10 finalists. In recognition of their ideas for new products, Berlin-based O&O Software GmbH together with its Danish partner Chocolate Cloud ApS are among the best ten participants in the category Development, beating out competition from 35 countries and 5 continents.
O&O BlueCon 18 now for use on virtual Windows systems in the Cloud
March 04, 2021: With O&O BlueCon 18, a powerful collection of comprehensive tools is available to help get damaged Windows systems up and running again. This new version does everything from deactivating faulty drivers to resetting user passwords and reconstructing deleted data. O&O BlueCon 18 offers all the options that every administrator's toolbox should never be without. New for the first time anywhere, version 18 supports virtual Windows systems, which means they can now be analyzed and repaired in cloud environments.
O&O SafeErase 16 also permanently deletes the traces from current browsers
February 17, 2021: You want to delete hard disks and partitions along with files and folders – with O&O SafeErase, there’s nothing to it! Cookies or temporary files can also be quickly and permanently deleted at the click of a mouse. This is because deleting something doesn’t necessarily mean that that data has been permanently erased. Not even formatting the hard disk is enough to guarantee that data has been completely destroyed. Whenever a computer’s being sold, given away or discarded, there’s always a risk of personal photos or business data falling into the wrong hands and being made public.
O&O DiskImage 16: GDPR-compliant data backup for businesses and IT Service Providers
January 27, 2021: Data backup is vital for every enterprise. When data is lost, it’s not just customers and business data that disappears, commercial relationships can suffer long term damage as well, and this means serious trouble for the business itself. There is enormous pressure on current IT staff to make sure business operations are kept running constantly.
O&O Defrag 24 Server Edition, now with fully automatic system optimization for businesses
November 24, 2020: Defragmentation on a regular basis maintains maximum speed, extends the lifespan of disks, provides greater data security and saves companies money. The new O&O Defrag 24 for servers and workstations automates performance optimization for all Windows systems in businesses with its “Install & That‘s All” feature. This new features does away with manual setups and servicing because everything is configured automatically. Everything is done in full compliance with data protection regulations and without the use of services in the cloud.
O&O DiskImage 16: Forensic environment for immediate system recovery
October 28, 2020: O&O DiskImage can backup entire systems as well as individual drives and files while a computer is in operation. The new O&O DiskImage 16 now saves the recovery environment on the computer itself, so that in the event of system failure the system can be started directly from there - including, of course, the last system image.
O&O Defrag 24: Install & That’s All
September 15, 2020: Defragmenting computers on a regular basis results in maximum speed and extends the lifespans of hard disks and SSDs. This is especially true on older systems where using O&O Defrag makes a noticeable improvement in performance, allowing users to put off having to make new PC acquisitions for a long period of time. This saves not only money but resources as well. O&O Defrag has always been easy to use, but with the new version 24 it’s now easier than ever: just Install & That’s All!
O&O DiskErase: Erases hard drives or the entire PC safely and easily
April 01, 2020: All files, settings, applications and the operating system are securely deleted according to recognized procedures, so that restoration is impossible.
O&O BlueCon 17: Remove Windows updates easily – even when the machine can no longer start
March 18, 2020: The new O&O BlueCon 17 now lets you remove Windows updates from a PC or server when the system can otherwise not be started. We‘re introducing the O&O UpdateRemover tool as a new component of O&O BlueCon, making it now possible to repair Windows systems with a USB stick or even remotely across a network. Version 17 provides administrators and IT Service Providers with the professional tools they need to get downed systems up and running or recover important data.
O&O DiskImage 15: Data Backups for Companies – Made in Germany
March 04, 2020: Data backups are vital for every company. If data is lost, not only is customer or business data lost but also business relationships are tested and there can be lasting damage to the company. The demands on today's IT employees to ensure that the company operates as uninterrupted as possible are immense. With the latest version, O&O DiskImage offers the right solution for backing up and restoring company PCs and servers. O&O DiskImage actively protects against data loss and downtime, is scalable and helps to save costs and time.
O&O SafeErase 15: Deletes data and internet traces securely under Windows 10
February 19, 2020: Anything done on a computer, whether it’s using a program, visiting a website, or changing a file, leaves traces on a PC that can fall into the hands of unauthor-ized third parties. In the new version 15, O&O SafeErase offers a complete pack-age of features designed to delete these traces securely and protect privacy, also under Windows 10 1909.
O&O FileBackup: Data backup made easy
December 10, 2019: O&O FileBackup detects new and changed files. There’s no longer any need to search manually for photos, videos, and other documents in order to back them up. This can all be done automatically. O&O FileBackup can be used immediately. On every Windows PC. Without installation and without equipment. Start, select, save. Finished.
O&O DiskImage 15: Increased performance thanks to rebuilt substructure
October 29, 2019: O&O DiskImage can back up entire computers as well as individual drives and files at any time, even while they’re being used. Targeted optimization has resulted in in the new O&O DiskImage 15 working faster than ever.
O&O Defrag 23 Server now with a world’s first SOLID/COMPLETE SSD optimization for companies
October 16, 2019: Businesses in particular like to save the data they need to access very quickly on SSDs. Fragmentation increases access times. O&O Defrag 23 introduces the new SOLID/COMPLETE method developed by O&O Software, which also provides a significant increase in performance on company servers.
O&O FileErase: Delete data securely, reliably and permanently
October 09, 2019: Sensitive data such as private photos, documents or financial information can be securely deleted with O&O FileErase.
O&O Defrag 23 now for the first time ever with SSD optimization SOLID/COMPLETE
September 04, 2019: SSDs have many advantages: they’re quick, small, and can save enormous volumes of data. And they supposedly can’t be defragmented. But that’s not true because as is the case with any system that wants to save files quickly, files will sooner or later wind up scattered across the entire storage area. Up until now, the methods available for restoring an SSDs original speed have been pretty basic. O&O Defrag 23 introduces the SOLID/COMPLETE method, developed by O&O Software, which achieves an increase in performance that’s never before been possible.
O&O BrowserPrivacy: Destroys internet traces securely, dependably and permanently
August 07, 2019: O&O BrowserPrivacy gives users increased protection of privacy by securely deleting sensitive data while they surf the Internet.
O&O MediaRecovery 14: Enabling everyone to rescue lost photos, videos and music files
June 12, 2019: Data is lost or deleted so quickly, especially in this digital age - be it through virus attacks, program crashes or accidental deletion. That is particularly upsetting when it happens to the first baby pictures, wedding photos or holiday pictures. By using O&O MediaRecovery, the user can save not only lots of trouble but also time.
O&O BlueCon 16: Direct Integration in the Windows Recovery Environment
May 07, 2019: Whether it involves repairing systems, searching for and eliminating errors, recovering data, replacing passwords, permanently deleting data, or managing local systems, O&O BlueCon provides administrators and IT Service Providers with the professional tools they need for keeping systems up and running – and coming to the rescue when trouble strikes. O&O Software GmbH releases O&O BlueCon 16, the latest version of its system recovery solution, to enable restoration directly from the Windows Recovery Environment. O&O BlueCon 16 can access all current Windows systems as well as their data. Dynamic OEM drivers can be loaded for starting those systems whose drivers are not yet integrated in Windows.
O&O DiskRecovery 14: Professional Data Recovery for Everyone
April 09, 2019: Wenn Daten verloren gehen, dann bedeutet dies im besten Fall den Verlust von ein paar Arbeitsstunden. Im schlimmsten Fall kann das gesamte Unternehmen gefährdet sein, wenn Kundendaten versehentlich oder mutwillig gelöscht wurden. Und im Zeitalter der Digitalfotografie bedeutet der Verlust von Fotos auch gleichzeitig den Verlust von vielen unwiederbringlichen Erinnerungen.
O&O SafeErase 14: Protection of Privacy under Windows 10
March 12, 2019: Anything done on a computer, whether it’s using a program, visiting a website, or changing a file, leaves traces on a PC that can fall into the hands of unauthorized third parties. In the new version 14, O&O SafeErase offers a complete package of features designed to delete these traces securely and protect privacy, also under Windows 10.
O&O DiskImage 14: Increased Storage Capacity with VHDX
February 05, 2019: O&O DiskImage can backup and restore entire Windows systems as well as individual drives and files at any time, even while the computer is in operation. The ever-increasing data volumes within companies mean the standard limits on storage capacity prevent backups for such large amounts of data being made.
O&O Defrag 22 – Longer lifespan for storage media in computer centers and businesses
January 15, 2019: The new SOLID method from O&O Defrag 22 is the most resource-friendly and hardware sparing defragmentation method to date and it extends the life expectancy of SSDs and HDDs considerably. Thanks to this new Edition for Windows desktops and Windows servers, O&O Defrag 22 can now also be managed across a network.
Manage Avira for Business easily and from anywhere with O&O Syspectr
December 04, 2018: The enterprise solutions from Avira Antivirus can now be managed and monitored directly in O&O Syspectr – the Windows Management solution in the cloud. Thanks to O&O Syspectr, IT administrators and service providers are given an overview of their entire Windows infrastructure, unlimited and accessible from anywhere. Whether it’s over a smartphone, tablet, notebook or desktop – O&O Syspectr can be accessed from a browser on any device. Avira-integration provides a simple, direct activation and rollout of Avira licenses in just a few minutes. The following endpoint products are components of O&O Syspectr’s multi-client capabilities: Avira Pro for Business, Avira Antivirus for Endpoint, Avira Antivirus Server as well as Antivirus for Small Business.
O&O DiskImage 14: DiskImage To Go makes data restoration easier than ever
November 08, 2018: O&O DiskImage can backup an entire computer as well as individual drives and files while the computer is in operation. These backups can be saved on hard disks or USB sticks. The new O&O DiskImage 14 can now also use these storage devices as bootable media. If the operating system is unable to start on its own, a bootable medium can be connected to get the computer up and running. Any data that’s been lost can now be restored with just one click.
O&O Defrag 22 – SSDs can now be used longer thanks to SOLID, a brand new defragmentation method
September 19, 2018: SSDs have many advantages: they are fast, compact, and powerful. Their lifespan is determined by the number of read and write accesses. Saving data that’s been scattered shortens this lifespan. Wear and tear is one of the main problems when using SSDs. O&O Software’s new SOLID is it's most resource and hardware-friendly defragmentation method to date. It extends SSD lifespan considerably.
O&O Products for business: Network management with the O&O Enterprise Management Console
April 26, 2018: Automatic data backups, optimize system resources as well as monitor memory capacity – the new, enhanced network management from O&O allows administrators to do all this from their own desks. Remote management now makes manual installation on individual clients superfluous.
O&O SafeErase 12 now deletes confidential business data under Windows Server 2016 securely
February 28, 2018: The careless handling of confidential business data is one of the main reasons why it can fall into the wrong hands. Most companies manage to protect themselves effectively against viruses and hackers. But all too often they ignore or completely forget the importance of securely deleting data on machines that are being put out of commission. Now more than ever, it’s crucial to prevent sensitive data from ever leaving the company on machines being returned after leasing or as part of some guarantee. O&O SafeErase offers companies a simple, convenient, and economical solution for doing just that.
O&O Syspectr: Free IT Cloud Management for Windows
February 15, 2018: This improved O&O Syspectr now monitors PCs and Server free of charge and notifies users of any potential risks before they turn into big problems; are all Windows security precautions in place on all PCs and servers, have all security-relevant Windows updates been installed, or was any new software detected that really shouldn’t be there?
O&O SafeErase 12: Protecting Privacy in Chrome, Firefox, and Edge
January 26, 2018: The new O&O SafeErase 12 provides increased protection for confidential data, especially while surfing the internet, and it supports all current browser versions. Cookies, form data or even internet history that Microsoft Edge saves can be deleted individually or in groups. Chrome extensions are supported for Google Chrome so that data that it might have saved can also be permanently deleted. Bookmarks and the history in Mozilla Firefox can be deleted separately.
O&O BlueCon 15: The Professional Hammer Drill for Windows
December 13, 2017: Repair systems, search for and correct errors, restore data, replace passwords, permanently delete data, and manage local users O&O BlueCon provides the necessary tools to help Administrators and Technicians revive a system or recover important data.
O&O DiskImage 12 Server: Data security for Windows Servers
November 30, 2017: O&O DiskImage 12 Server is able to backup and restore entire Windows systems, individual drives, and files around the clock. The revised backup feature can create sector and file-based images much quicker. Backup and restoration in Hyper-V environments makes the migration from phys-ical onto virtual machines especially easy.
O&O Defrag 21 Server Edition – Reduce strain on hardware, extend life span
November 14, 2017: O&O Defrag not only speeds up access to hard drives measurably, it can also extend their life span for up to three years by reducing mechanical stress. This, in turn, helps prevent failures and saves money by getting more life out of the hardware.
O&O DiskImage 12: Speedier file backup for faster security
October 25, 2017: Data volume is increasing constantly and this applies to both the private and business sectors. As a result, backups needed for protecting data are frequently not made because the time needed for doing so is simply not available. Businesses also find that speed is an increasingly important factor when it comes to making data backups. The new O&O DiskImage 12 confronts these problems head on so that backing up files can be done much faster.
O&O Defrag 21 – Clean up old PCs and make them fast again
September 19, 2017: There are many reasons why PCs start slowing down over the course of their lives. Two of the main reasons are caused by file fragmentation and the saving of useless files. The new O&O Defrag 21 contronts these problems head on and by doing so, manages to speed up PCs significantly and make working with them a whole lot easier.
Share files outside the cloud using the free O&O FileDirect
July 12, 2017: O&O FileDirect makes it possible to share an unlimited number of files without having to load them in the cloud. This way your confidential files are never out of your hands. You maintain complete control over who gets to see them.
O&O MediaRecovery 12: Recover deleted photo, video, and music files
April 06, 2017: The product lets users recover deleted photos, videos, and music files from digital cameras, memory cards and USB sticks directly under Windows operating systems. Using the program is easy and intuitive thanks to a wizard which guides users step-bystep through the entire recovery process. O&O MediaRecovery can recognize and recover over 80 file types found in the most popular graphic, video, and music formats. Recovery of pictures and video files from digital cameras has been improved even further in the new version. O&O MediaRecovery 12 is also now certified as Windows 10 compatible but can also still be used under Windows Vista, 7, and 8.
O&O DiskRecovery 12: Professional Forensic Data Recovery
February 28, 2017: Sudden loss of data can turn days or even months of work into nothing, and in a worst-case scenario result in major damage for a company. Even when backups are made on a regular basis there are still gaps between each backup which might result in important data being lost in the period between two backups. The new O&O DiskRecovery 12 closes these dangerous gaps and can be used for not only restoring deleted data but also for the forensic recovery of lost data on defective disks.
O&O AutoBackup 6: Backup important data externally – quickly, easily, and always up to date
February 23, 2017: Once in place, O&O AutoBackup synchronizes files and folders automatically. O&O AutoBackup not only backups the original files for new photos or videos on external USB-disks, it also saves all future changes made to files and folders. This data can then always be restored if ever the original is deleted or lost on the computer.
O&O BlueCon 14 now with BitLocker support and for use across a network with PXE
December 07, 2016: Repair systems, search for and correct errors, restore data, replace passwords, permanently delete data, and manage local users – O&O BlueCon provides the necessary tools for reviving a system. Together with the Windows Deployment Services (PXE-Preboot Execution Environment), O&O BlueCon can be used on a computer where it is not installed.
O&O SafeErase 11: Complete privacy protection, now also under Windows 10
November 15, 2016: The new O&O SafeErase 11 provides greater protection for sensitive data, especially while surfing in the internet. Cookies, form data or even internet histories saved by the browser Edge can be deleted individually or as a bundle. Version 11 supports extensions in Chrome so that it can delete any files that this browser may save. The bookmarks and chronology in Firefox can be easily deleted separately.
O&O Defrag 20 Server Edition with native Windows Server 2016 support
November 02, 2016: With O&O Defrag 20 Server, O&O Software releases its new corporate solution for system performance. The new version 20 also supports the new Windows Server 2016.
O&O Defrag 20 – Optimize Windows 10 quick and easy
September 14, 2016: The new O&O Defrag 20 ensures maximum speed, extends the life of hard drives, and provides greater data security. The new version 20 not only improves system performance, but now also allows the detection of space wasters with the newly integrated O&O DiskStat. It’s also compatible with all recent Windows versions.
O&O DiskImage 11: Professional and Dependable Data Backup for Windows – compact and easy
July 06, 2016: Our new O&O DiskImage 11 can be used under Windows 10 as well as all Windows versions starting from Vista. Current technologies such as EFI/UEFI are also supported. The new version 11 is compatible with all previous versions, so that images and backups that were created with earlier versions can still be used. One highlight of the new version is the Command Line Interpreter which is able to run all O&O DiskImage features from a batch and so make automating backup jobs easier than ever. Backups can be made quickly from existing scripts that can then be adjusted dynamically.
O&O BlueCon 12: Windows Disaster Recovery pack now more powerful and Windows 10 compatible
January 27, 2016: O&O BlueCon 12 is a high-performance collection of comprehensive tools to get damaged Windows systems up and running again with no new installation required. From deactivating faulty drivers to resetting user passwords and reconstructing deleted data, this product belongs to the standard tool box of any IT administrator. The latest version supports the Windows 10 ADK and starts with all integrated programs direct from USB or CD.
O&O RegEditor: New Freeware for editing the Windows Registry
January 20, 2016: Changing or creating new settings on computers is part of the daily routine of every administrator. O&O Software now releases O&O RegEditor, a freeware application that makes it significantly easier for administrators to work with the registration database.
O&O SafeErase 10 Server: Delete digital data securely, now under Windows Server too
December 17, 2015: The new version 10 from O&O SafeErase is the solution for administrators to ensure they meet data protection standards by securely deleting files, partitions and entire hard disks.
O&O SafeErase 10: Complete privacy protection, now also under Windows 10
December 02, 2015: With O&O SafeErase 10 users can now protect their privacy quickly, easily, and completely under Windows 10. It fully supports the new Microsoft browser "Edge" so those users can now permanently delete all the information it stores, such as cookies, form data, and internet history - either individually or all at once in one clean sweep. Using professionally recognized methods, O&O SafeErase deletes sensitive data so securely that restoration is impossible, even when using specialized recovery software.
O&O MediaRecovery 11: Recover deleted photo, video, and music files
November 26, 2015: When photos, videos, or music files are lost either by accident or as a result of a computer virus, O&O MediaRecovery 11 can recover them.
O&O DiskRecovery 11: Professional data recovery at the push of a button
October 29, 2015: PC users still often overlook making a regular backup of their data. When it gets lost in error, through a hacker or a virus infection then recovering that data is often time-consuming, expensive or sadly no longer possible. Even when one does make regular backups, just one click of the wrong folder can destroy the result of hours or days of work. O&O DiskRecovery helps users who urgently need to recover their data quickly and with no prior experience or knowledge required.
O&O Defrag 19 now with integrated O&O DiskCleaner and new SSD optimizer
September 15, 2015: The new O&O Defrag 19 not only organizes files optimally on a disk but can now find and remove superfluous files, freeing up memory space and increasing system performance yet further. In addition, O&O Defrag 19 has been adapted to fully support Windows 10 and contains a special optimizer for SSD file systems.
O&O AutoBackup 5 makes quick backups of private data even easier
August 26, 2015: O&O AutoBackup 5 backs up and synchronizes files and folders automatically so that whenever something goes wrong the old data can be accessed right away. The "Plug and Play" feature enables users to schedule several backup jobs to take place whenever the external device is connected. The file selection process has been optimized and enhanced. O&O AutoBackup 5 is also fully integrated into the new Windows 10 operating system from Microsoft. The all-new simple and intuitive user interface requires just a few clicks for creating dependable backups and guarantees full protection. Data is copied to the target device as a 1-1 copy that can be accessed over Windows explorer in the usual way. No additional software is needed to restore the data.
O&O ShutUp10: Windows 10 cannot phone home anymore!
August 19, 2015: The new freeware O&O ShutUp10 enables users to see all Windows 10 security settings on one simple page and to deactivate those that share sensitive data which they are not comfortable with. The program provides tips and information so it is clear which functions can be safely deactivated and which not. Any changes made can be undone at any time with just one click of the mouse.
O&O DiskImage 10: Image files twice as fast – now also under Windows 10
June 30, 2015: he new version 10 is compatible with all previous versions, so that images that are created with earlier versions, can still be used. It is possible to create images using O&O DiskImage of the complete Windows systems, individual drives, and files on the fly anytime. By restoring an image, the familiar working environment is available again within a very short time, regardless of whether it is restored on the computer on which the image was created or onto another computer with different hardware. For this purpose, O&O DiskImage 10 already has the machine independent restoration (MIR) function integrated.
Whitepaper: Script-based commands with O&O DiskImage
April 21, 2015: O&O DiskImage can be controlled over a script interface too. This enables users to integrate batches or indeed their own applications into O&O DiskImage. Drives, volumes, partitions and images can all be managed using the command files. All direct or indirect scenarios possible with O&O DiskImage can be mirrored using the script interface.
O&O DiskRecovery 10: Professional data recovery at the push of a button
November 12, 2014: PC users still often overlook making a regular backup of their data. When it gets lost in error, through a hacker or a virus infection then recovering that data is often time-consuming, expensive or sadly no longer possible. Even when one does make regular backups, just one click of the wrong folder can destroy the result of hours or days of work. O&O DiskRecovery helps users who urgently need to recover their data quickly and with no prior experience or knowledge required.
O&O AutoBackup 4: Connect – Synchronize – Remove
November 04, 2014: O&O AutoBackup synchronizes files and folders automatically with one or more external storage devices – and always exactly at the point when the device is connected to the PC. It also only synchronizes those files that were altered.
O&O MediaRecovery 10: Rescue for digital photographers, film lovers and music fans
October 30, 2014: O&O MediaRecovery can restore deleted photos, videos and music files directly from digital cameras, memory cards and USB flash drives as long as they are supported as drives under Windows. Operating the program is easy and intuitive thanks to a wizard guiding users step-by-step through the entire recovery process. Even PC users with little or no previous knowledge or experience can easily rescue lost multimedia files.
O&O DiskImage 9 released: Simple and reliable data imaging – Made in Germany
October 15, 2014: The latest version 9 of O&O DiskImage is available with immediate effect. O&O DiskImage can image entire computers, drives or data anytime during running operations. By restoring these images the familiar working environment can be quickly brought back and made available again, regardless of whether restoration is onto the computer where the image was made or on another machine with entirely different hardware.
O&O Defrag 18: Now speeds up Windows over Smartphone too
September 17, 2014: Regular defragmentation speeds up systems, extends the life expectancy of hard disks and provides increased security. The new version O&O Defrag 18 can now also optimize and speed up PCs and servers over a Smartphone or Tablet. It is for the first time a Hybrid solution acting as a desktop solution and web app simultaneously.
O&O DriveLED: Warns of potential hard disk crashes and monitors relevant system information
May 28, 2014: O&O DriveLED now a component of the web app O&O Syspectr This new version can also do a whole lot more. Thanks to its integration in O&O Syspectr, O&O DriveLed can now help users check whether important Windows security updates are installed on PCs and servers, if unauthorized software is being used, or if Windows security requirements are being met.
O&O Software joins the Initiative Cloud Services Made in Germany
May 21, 2014: The Initiative Cloud Services Made in Germany represents Germany-based cloud computing providers. The entry criteria to join this initiative were the same as the standards that O&O observes in its products since the company's foundation: They include, among others, a Berlin-based German support free of charge and contracts under German law. O&O even goes further in terms of data protection of its customers, since it exclusively works with data centers that store the data only in Germany.
O&O SafeErase 7 Server: the modern day file shredder
February 04, 2014: A variety of data - customer data, product development, accounts – all form the basis and capital of any company. In the "pre-digital" era it was adequate for data security purposes to shred unneeded documents using a paper shredder. In the days of digital storage, companies must now take extreme care when replacing hardware and give special consideration to protecting the data on the hardware against access by unauthorized persons. The use of professional software for data deletion is the solution for the proper management of corporate data and hardware in the digital age.
O&O Syspectr spots Windows problems before they hurt!
January 29, 2014: O&O Syspectr monitors PCs and servers and reports potential problems to the user before they become a problem and cause damage: Are Windows security measures in place on all PCs and servers, have all relevant security updates been installed or has a new piece of software been discovered that actually should not be there?
O&O BlueCon 11: Disaster Recovery that just works
January 21, 2014: A system crash! A nightmare for any Administrator of course, but for others just a challenge. Whereas one tries a lot of fancy tricks at breakneck speed, the other simply starts O&O BlueCon 11 directly from a boot medium and immediately has access to various tools that repair systems, find and solve errors, recover data, reset passwords and much more. Disaster recovery doesn't get any easier.
O&O DiskImage 8 Server released: Protection against data loss on Windows Servers is now faster and easier than ever
January 14, 2014: There are two important factors to consider when it comes to server downtime: keeping the downtime as short as possible and restoring the database with no inconsistencies. By making frequent backups of Windows systems and the entire database, users can immediately reconstruct systems whenever trouble strikes. O&O DiskImage 8 now makes doing this for Windows Servers and across networks faster and easier than ever before.
O&O DiskRecovery 9: Professional first-aid for lost data
December 20, 2013: Data that‘s lost accidentally or as a result of malicious activity isn’t really lost and can be easily restored with O&O DiskRecovery; a product that contains the same technology used by professionals. The important thing to remember is that once data loss occurs, new data should not be written on the disk. But how can data recovery take place without a recovery product already installed? The "Instant Installation" feature of O&O DiskRecovery 9 is available for just this very purpose. The program can be started from a disk or over a network and so prevents any additional data loss that might occur by direct installation.
O&O SafeErase 7 deletes data faster than ever
December 17, 2013: O&O SafeErase 7 analyzes the computer and searches for data that has not been securely deleted. This data poses a potential security risk and threat to privacy. Simply deleting data under Windows does not permanently destroy data because it still remains located on the disk and could be easily recovered with specialized software. O&O SafeErase deletes files, partitions, and complete systems so easily and securely, not even professional data spies have a chance at recovery.
O&O AutoBackup 3 released: Automatic real time synchronization of personal data
December 10, 2013: O&O AutoBackup can quickly backup data automatically onto an external disk, such as a USB stick. The backup starts as soon as a designated USB stick is connected to the PC. O&O AutoBackup will immediately copy new or changed files from the source onto a connected external drive.
O&O Defrag 17 Server Edition: Maximum performance now for virtual machines and storage area networks (SANs) too
November 19, 2013: Users of virtual machines know the phenomenon: the amount of data remains the same, but the memory for the virtual container increases and causes the virtual system to slow down. The new O&O Defrag 17 Server Edition effectively eliminates and prevents this performance problem from occurring. It defragments not only the virtual machine itself but also the host and simultaneously ensures that the storage container for the virtual machine retains its optimum size. New in version 17 is also the support of Storage Area Networks ( SANs) that can also now be fully optimized.
O&O DiskImage 8 makes data images child’s play and supports migration from XP
November 05, 2013: With O&O DiskImage 8 entire computers, single drives and files can be backed up during running operations. By restoring such an image, a user has their normal and familiar working environment back again in a short space of time, regardless of whether it is restored onto the original computer or one with different hardware.
O&O Defrag 17: More performance and security for Windows XP through to Windows 8.1
September 24, 2013: Defragmentation speeds up systems, extends the life expectancy of hard disks and provides increased security. And not just in Windows 8.1, but also right back to Windows XP.
O&O Syspectr Public Beta now available
September 05, 2013: O&O Syspectr enables users to spot PC and Windows problems before they cause any damage. Through a modern and easy-to-use web interface users can have access to full information on their systems, not only over their PC but also over Smartphones or Tablets and from anywhere in the world. They can do this even when the PC is turned off. On request O&O Syspectr will notify users immediately by e-mail of live events occurring on their machines and provide the means to solve any issues with just a few clicks of the mouse.
O&O BlueCon 10: The comprehensive rescue system when Windows won’t start
February 26, 2013: As a rule, when a server or PC no longer starts it means a lot of work for an administrator. In some cases, he is left with no choice but to set up the system anew. When this happens, O&O BlueCon can repair systems, correct errors, recover lost data and entire systems from images, all in a matter of minutes. O&O Bluecon helps Administrators both in emergencies and in their daily work.
O&O AutoBackup 2 released: Automatic backup and synchronization of files and directories
January 23, 2013: O&O AutoBackup automatically backs up and synchronizes selected files and folders with an external backup device so that in the event of a data loss it can be accessed again immediately. No further application is needed – Windows Explorer alone will suffice.
O&O SafeErase 6 now securely deletes confidential company data under Windows Server 2012
December 05, 2012: The careless handling of confidential company data is one of the main reasons why it can fall into the wrong hands. Most companies are very careful when it comes to protecting themselves against external threats from viruses and hackers. Yet when the time comes for hardware disposal, securely deleting data on these machines is often forgotten or ignored. It is with companies in mind that O&O SafeErase 6 now provides an easy, convenient, and economical solution.
O&O DiskImage 7 released: Professional data backup now also available for Windows Server 2012
November 28, 2012: Server downtime can end up costing companies a lot of money because it’s impossible to work on servers while they're being reconstructed. That’s why making frequent data backups is so important in keeping downtimes and their related costs to a minimum. When needed, these backups can be used to reconstruct the system. This is now also possible for the Windows Server 2012.
O&O Defrag 16 also reduces time needed for backups on Windows Server 2012
November 20, 2012: The volume of data being saved, edited, and then saved again on servers in company networks is growing constantly. These frequent changes on files are responsible for increased fragmentation, and this slows down servers considerably. As a result, hard disk access takes much longer which means that regularly scheduled backups also require more time to complete. Routine defragmentation on servers with O&O Defrag 16 significantly reduces the time needed for backing up data.
Rescue photos, videos and music files: O&O MediaRecovery 8
November 13, 2012: Digital memories in the form of pictures and videos belong to the most valuable data that are now stored on computers. But when they are deleted accidentally or intentionally the result for many people is a feeling of genuine loss. Your first photos of the baby, your wedding video or your MP3 collection are difficult if not impossible to replace. The new O&O Media Recovery 8 can find and then restore deleted files even when it seems all hope is lost!
Upgrade to Windows 8 – also from XP and Vista
October 23, 2012: The new version of the successful Migration Kit from Laplink and O&O Software enables a direct upgrade to the new Windows 8 from earlier Windows versions. In contrast to Windows 8 itself, the kit also enables a transfer of data, settings and applications from Windows XP and Vista.
O&O DiskImage 7 released: Professional Backup also made easy under Windows 8 too
October 17, 2012: A regular backup of data is a must for PC users. Sadly most users shy away from it as they assume the implementation of security often requires in-depth technical knowledge. The new version 7 of O&O DiskImage proves the opposite. With just a few simple steps every PC owner can protect his important data against sudden loss.
Securely deleting personal data and internet traces? Use O&O SafeErase 6, now also under Windows 8
September 25, 2012: If confidential data needs to be deleted, there are generally two main options: either take the disk or volume and destroy it beyond further use - the "hammer" approach - or take a more unspectacular but cheaper option with the new version 6 of O&O SafeErase which now offers comprehensive protection under Windows 8 too. O&O SafeErase deletes files, partitions and entire systems on Windows easily and permanently so that even professional data spies have no chance.
O&O Defrag 16 now also boosts performance under Windows 8
September 19, 2012: The new O&O Defrag 16 not only tangibly accelerates access to hard disks, but also extends the life cycle of hardware. In doing so it actively prevents system crashes. As well as the current Windows versions from XP onward, Windows 8 native is now also supported so that users can prepare their computers for the new Windows before official release.
O&O DiskRecovery 8: Simple and professional data recovery for every Windows user
September 11, 2012: O&O Software releases a new version of its successful data recovery software. The new version can recognize even more file types, for instance Microsoft Office 2013 documents. The recovery of picture and video files from digital cameras has been enhanced, and the search for compressed files, in particular ZIP and 7-zip files, has been further enhanced.
O&O Defrag 15.8: Defragmentation under Windows 8
June 19, 2012: Defragmentation on a regular basis not only results in faster access times, it simultaneously reduces the wear on hard disk mechanics and so extends a computer’s life expectancy. And this is now possible under Windows 8.
O&O DiskImage 6.8: Data Backups under Windows 8
June 12, 2012: O&O DiskImage 6.8 is the comprehensive solution for backing up and restoring data under Windows 8. The update of O&O DiskImage 6.8 includes a whole range of changes and revisions collected since release of O&O DiskImage 6.0. In particular, the new version can create VHDs much faster and overall performance has been significantly revised and improved.
Corporate Solutions – Solutions designed specifically for corporate clients
May 23, 2012: Corporate Solutions from O&O put a wide range of IT solutions under one roof, with the clear aim of making working with Windows desktops and servers across networks faster and safer. These solutions save businesses time, and more importantly money. Corporate Solutions takes the familiar software solutions from Berlin-based O&O Software and tailors them specifically for corporate customers and their service providers.
O&O Defrag 15.5: Now with remote control in a network
April 17, 2012: Controlling O&O Defrag from remotely enables you to analyze and optimize various computer drives in the same network. The update of O&O Defrag 15.5 allows a remote access within the same network for the Professional Edition. All the usual program functions are available as before. This update is for free for owners of O&O Defrag 15.
O&O AutoBackup: Easy data backup for everyone
January 11, 2012: Almost everyone knows this one: connect a USB flash drive to the computer, transfer data onto it, edit the same data on another machine and you have to save it once again. Not to mention how annoying it is if you forget a file. The free O&O AutoBackup automatically aligns files and folders on a PC with an external storage medium. It does so as soon as the medium is connected to the computer. And it only saves the data that has been changed or deleted in the meantime.
O&O BlueCon 9: The Swiss Army knife for administrators
December 20, 2011: As a rule, a when a server or pc no longer starts it means a lot of work for an administrator. In some cases, he is left with no choice but to set up the system anew. When this happens, O&O BlueCon can repair systems, correct errors and recover lost data, all in a matter of minutes. This saves a substantial amount of time and money.
O&O Defrag 15: Increase Windows Server productivity and reduce costs simultaneously
November 22, 2011: Fragmented files slow down company servers and reduce their availability. Access to the disks - depending on the degree of fragmentation – is made much slower, meaning valuable time is lost unnecessarily. O&O Defrag is optimized for company use, removing the brakes placed on productivity by fragmented files, and sinking costs by significantly delaying the need for new hardware.
O&O DiskImage 6: Minimize Downtime and Costs
October 25, 2011: Setting up servers anew and trying to rebuild lost data costs companies huge amounts of time and money. By continually making images of such crucial information, this risk is avoided. Should a loss occur or an operating system crash, an image means the information can be quickly retrieved and made available again.
O&O Defrag 15: Performance increase of up to 100%
September 20, 2011: With fully automatic defragmentation for the home user, professional settings for power users and application across company networks, O&O Defrag 15 ensures sustainable and maximum speed for any computer.
O&O Defrag 14 – Optimizes SSDs, regardless of manufacturer
September 14, 2011: Fully automatic defragmentation for the home user, professional settings for power users and application across enterprise networks: O&O Defrag offers everything to ensure the sustainable and maximum speed of any computer. With O&O Defrag 14 it is now possible for the very first time to optimize SSDs regardless of the manufacturer, making SSD access much faster and minimizing the physical wear to the flash devices.
O&O DiskImage 6: File backup increases data security
September 06, 2011: The data backup program O&O DiskImage 6 is released with numerous innovations. Through the continuous imaging of data with O&O DiskImage, users can avoid the risk of a costly data loss. In the case of a defective operating system or data loss, the data is quickly available again, and the downtime of the machine is kept to a minimum.
O&O DiskImage 6 – New file backup increases data security
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O&O Defrag 14.5: Methods triumph over zones
July 07, 2011: Rearrange file fragments and pack them together using Stealth, Space and Complete. The O&O Defrag 14.5 update puts the spotlight back onto the familiar Stealth, Space, and Complete methods of defragmentation. As an alternative, users can continue to select zone filing, which has been an integrated feature of O&O Defrag since version 12. Also new: An analysis of all drives is automatically done whenever the program is started. This update is available free of charge for all owners of O&O Defrag 14.
O&O BlueCon 8 optimized for Hyper-V, Tablet PCs and Netbooks
April 19, 2011: For owners of Tablet PCs or Netbooks, a complete system crash presents very special problems. They have to laboriously create a bootable USB-Stick in order to make such a machine start capable again. The current version of O&O BlueCon not only offers all the tools to make a system bootable again, but also to create a bootable USB-Stick, from which, for example, a data recovery can be performed.
O&O DiskRecovery 7: Professional data recovery at your fingertips – and without installation for emergencies
March 29, 2011: When data is deleted by mistake, users should not work on the computer anymore and ought to unplug it immediately. But how can that data be rescued if no data recovery program is installed? This is where O&O DiskRecovery 7 comes in as an "instant installation”. The data recovery can be started from a disk or network, thus preventing further loss of data.
O&O SafeErase 5 Workstation and Server Editions: Data security was never so quick
March 22, 2011: Deleting hard disks is mostly very time-consuming. Now for the first time, with the new O&O SafeErase 5 Workstation and Server Editions, several storage volumes can be simultaneously deleted.
Security Risk: Wrong deletion method
February 22, 2011: Most PC users know that a lot of data can be recovered, so they use special data deletion programs. But is all information really securely deleted? Using internationally recognized methods, O&O SafeErase deletes sensitive data so securely that a reconstruction, even with special software, is no longer possible. In the new version 5, an analysis function has been integrated which searches for data that was deleted non-securely. With just a few clicks, the computer can be cleaned to such an extent that unauthorized persons have no chance to dig out old files and misuse them. SSDs also are automatically detected and deletions made via the TRIM command, while at the same time making sure that resources are not wasted. The advanced report system and managing of lists for oft-used deletion procedures enhances the user-friendliness of O&O SafeErase further.
O&O BlueCon 8: When a crash brings a system to its knees
November 02, 2010: The nightmare of every administrator is the complete crash of a Windows system. O&O BlueCon makes the necessary tools available to start the system again: O&O BlueCon is the knight in shining armor for Windows systems.