This is the changelog for ReactOS™ version 0.3.17 (released at the heat death of the universe), an open-source operating system designed to be binary executable – and device driver-compatible with Microsoft™ Windows NT™ and subsequent Microsoft operating systems such as Windows 2000™ and Windows XP™. ReactOS is written by the ReactOS development team, and the last previous version of ReactOS was version 0.3.16.
- Merging in NTVDM (NT Virtual DOS Machine) branch and major fixes and improvements.
- Major NTFS fixes and improvements.
- Bugfixes for kernel and Win32 subsystem.
- Introduced adding/updating a device via Device Manager.
- A big sync with Wine 1.7.27.
- Various bug fixes.
- Aleksandar Andrejevic
- Aleksey Bragin
- Alex Ionescu
- Amine Khaldi
- Benedikt Freisen
- Cameron Gutman
- Christoph von Wittich
- Colin Finck
- Daniel Reimer
- David Quintana
- Dmitry Gorbachev
- Edijs Kolesnikovičs
- Eric Kohl
- Giannis Adamopoulos
- Hermès Bélusca-Maïto
- James Tabor
- Jérôme Gardou
- Johannes Anderwald
- Kamil Hornicek
- Mike Nordell
- Olaf Siejka
- Pierre Schweitzer
- Rafał Harabień
- Sylvain Petreolle
- Thomas Faber
- Timo Kreuzer
- Ziliang Guo
The following link lists all issues resolved during the 0.3.17 development period. A total of 528 issues were fixed. The breakdown of resolved issues are 386 bugs, 100 improvements, 13 new features and 29 other types.
NOTE: These stats are taken JIRA (between Feb 6, 2014-Oct 15, 2014 plus 11 cherrypicking fixes from trunk. Not added NTFS fixes. Also, link does not contain fixes after branching 0.3.17.
Installation on VMware with a USB controller causes a blue screen
While the exact cause has not been determined, installation of ReactOS on VMware with a USB controller is possible with the following modifications to the VMX configuration file.
usb:0.present = "FALSE"
usb:0.deviceType = "mouse"
usb:1.present = "TRUE"
usb:1.deviceType = "hub"
mouse.vusb.enable = "FALSE"
Enabling the Lautus theme causes non-Latin characters to be printed as blocks
Though the theme is not enabled by default, the theme itself is installed. Enabling it to test on systems using only Latin characters can be done by going into the display control panel applet and selecting the theme.
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