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Release Notes

4.9.6.0 - Executable Update Bookmark

April 6, 2017

WARNING! This release of the UIU Classic product (v4.9.6.0) is required to utilize UIU Driver Database versions newer than DB-17-01-26!

Executables Update


Minor updates to functional code; non-UI related



Issue: Additional MIMIC checks

Feature:
The following MIMIC checks have been added: (Windows 7 only)

  • User Mode Driver Framework - Mandatory if not installed
  • Kernel Mode Driver Framework - Mandatory if not installed
  • Hotfix for machines that contain NVMe drives - Installed only if required


Issue: Mobile platforms using an M.2 SSD - Windows 7

Details:
UIU Classic product ONLY!

This is an I/O gap caused by trying to align new hardware technology with Windows 7. Many new mobile platforms use an M.2 SSD. These drives run on the new re interface through the PCIe bus, which requires that Windows 7 be updated with at least one Microsoft hotfix: Microsoft KB2990941.

If a 0x0000007E is encountered, then also install the following hotfix, but do not install this with the above hotfix unless the 7E BSOD is presented. Microsoft KB3087873.

These hot fixes can be slipstreamed into the image through steps in this guide: http://www.dell.com/support/article/us/en/19/HOW11493/en

This issue is addressed with the NVMe hotfix through MIMIC



Issue: Platforms using the Intel Skylake chipset - Windows 7

Details:
This is an I/O gap caused by trying to align new hardware technology with Windows 7. To bridge this gap for Windows 7 images, Dell support recommends the following workaround available online: Dell SLN300564.

This issue is addressed with the NVMe hotfix through MIMIC



As of April 6, 2017, changes have been made with respect to how the UIU Classic (Standard) product addresses its driver database. Henceforth, the 4.9.6.0 version of UIU CLassic is required in order to utilize the UIU Driver Database versions newer than DB-17-01-26.


Additional Note: UIU DT Changes

As of UIU Classic 4.9.6.0, it is highly recommended that the new UIUDT v2.0 process be utilized in order to create DT files for inclusion into the UIU Classic process. Details may be found at: UIU Discovery Tool v2.0


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