Community Changelog-0.4.11

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  • CC: Rewritten BCB handling and creating. This will improve data mapping. (Pierre Schweitzer)
  • CC: Fixed reference counting for BCBs. This fixes a crash triggered by building ReactOS on ReactOS. (Pierre Schweitzer)
  • CC: More fixes for reading and writing large files. (Pierre Schweitzer)
  • IO: A fix for file object locking, making ReactOS faster when locking and preventing busy-waits. (Thomas Faber)
  • IO: Work for running filter driver have been made. (Pierre Schweitzer)
  • IO: Some support for DOS names have been added. (Pierre Schweitzer)
  • SE: Fixes for tokens. (Hermes Belusca-Maito)
  • PNP: Fixed PnP error when installing Office 2010. (Eric Kohl)
  • CM: More robust hive creation. (Hermes Belusca-Maito)
  • CM: Improvements for key (un)loading. (Hermes Belusca-Maito)
  • OB: Added support for unsecure global names. This is needed for preventing some .NET regressions. (Pierre Schweitzer)
  • usetup/setuplib: Major progress for 1st stage GUI setup have been merged. Please add the details here!!! (Hermes Belusca-Maito)
  • usetup: Implemented shutdown timeout progress bar. (Bisoc George, Stanislav Motylkov)
  • usetup: Partition table structure is changed to provide compatibility with modern operating systems and disk utilities. (Pierre Schweitzer)

Win32 subsystem:

  • lpk: Finished the BiDi support. Now these characters are correctly rendered in all areas. (Baruch Rutman)
  • win32ss/ntgdi: Some fixes for pen drawing. (Katayama Hirofumi MZ)
  • win32ss/ntuser: Fixed a crash triggered by moving some windows around. (Thomas Faber)
  • win32ss/ntuser: A problem about window switching was fixed. (Katayama Hirofumi MZ)
  • win32ss/font: Fixed a bug causes Google Chrome not rendering web pages. (Katayama Hirofumi MZ)
  • win32ss/menu: Fix Y-positioning of texts. (Katayama Hirofumi MZ)
  • fonts: Various improvements. Added some substitutes. (Katayama Hirofumi MZ)
  • user32: Fixed the button Y positioning. (Katayama Hirofumi MZ)
  • user32: Fixed task switcher. (Katayama Hirofumi MZ)
  • winlogon: Disconnect from remote locations when logging off. This fixes duplicate network drives showing. (Pierre Schweitzer)
  • rpcss: Fixed a bug about system accounts, also re-enabling Office 2010 installation. (Hermes Belusca-Maito)
  • ntvdm: CD-ROM access is now allowed. (Mark Jansen, Pierre Schweitzer)


  • cdfs: Properly check for legal file names. (Pierre Schweitzer)
  • usbuhci_new: Bring in new UHCI driver, not activated yet. (Vadim Galyant)
  • usbehci_new: Bring in new EHCI driver, not activated yet. (Vadim Galyant)
  • ramdisk: Allow to install ReactOS from BootCD via PXE network boot with RAM disk. (Bernhard Feichtinger)
  • btrfs: Fixed a major leak. (Thomas Faber)
  • fltmgr: Major progress have been made to get filter driver functioning for some programs. (Pierre Schweitzer, Ged Murphy)


  • Fixed prompt interruption issue with Ctrl+C in Command Prompt. (Stanislav Motylkov)
  • Various fixes in the command line utilities based on Coverity. (Pako Smith)

System DLLs:

  • ntdll/ldr: Properly load kernel32, allowing registering kernel32 for manifest probing when loading DLLs. This fixes starting lots of apps. (Mark Jansen)
  • ntdll: Implemented FLS callbacks. (Mark Jansen)
  • advapi32: Work on security keys and password encryption. (Eric Kohl)
  • advapi32: A bug preventing Java 7 installation is fixed. (Hermes Belusca-Maito)
  • kernel32: Unhandled exceptions in a thread are now reported to Dr. Watson. (Mark Jansen)

User-mode DLLs:

  • shell32: Fixed a regression that causes shortcuts not displaying correct icon or just a generic icon. (Katayama Hirofumi MZ, Hermes Belusca-Maito)
  • shell32: Fixed Quick Launch not opening in LiveCD. (Hermes Belusca-Maito)
  • shell32: Various fixes and improvements for icon pick dialog. (Hermes Belusca-Maito)
  • browseui: Implemented toggling folders and search band with the toolbar. (Giannis Adamopoulos)
  • netapi32: Implemented network group commands. (Eric Kohl)
  • netapi32: Improvements for account logon. (Eric Kohl)
  • comctl32: Unregister some classes. This reduces some crashes. (Mark Jansen)
  • msv1_0: Implemented account expiration. (Eric Kohl)
  • setupapi: Fixed regression of Device Manager not installing tons of devices. (Eric Kohl)
  • mpr: Properly disconnect remote drives on logout. (Pierre Schweitzer)
  • shimgvw: GIF animations are now played. (Katayama Hirofumi MZ, Stanislav Motylkov)
  • netshell: Fixed crash when a network drive is attempted to get renamed with explorer. (Giannis Adamopoulos)
  • winmm: Drivers will be attempted to load only once, reducing CPU usage. (Baruch Rutman)

Commands and utilities:

  • net: Lots of minor improvements and some bug fixes. (Eric Kohl)
  • magnify: Fixed the magnification ratio bug. (Benjamin Chris)
  • cpl: Position fixup for various CPLs after font metrics fixes. (Stanislav Motylkov)
  • sysdm.cpl: Added display for system hardware model name and uptime information. (Stanislav Motylkov)
  • inetcpl.cpl: Fixed icons for trusted and restricted zones. (Stanislav Motylkov)
  • msports: Implemented serial port settings. (Eric Kohl)
  • netcfgx: Implemented basic settings for network adapters. (Eric Kohl)
  • services: Various minor improvements. (Eric Kohl)
  • regedit: Fixed some glitches. (Katayama Hirofumi MZ)


  • acpica: Update to version 20181003. (Thomas Faber)
  • User-mode DLLs are synced with Wine Staging 3.17. (Amine Khaldi)
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