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Rufus 2.8.886 Final - A Review of the Latest Version of the Popular USB Tool
Rufus is a small utility that helps format and create bootable USB flash drives, such as USB keys, pendrives, memory sticks, etc. It can be especially useful for cases where you need to create USB installation media from bootable ISOs (Windows, Linux, UEFI, etc.), work on a system that doesn't have an OS installed, flash a BIOS or other firmware from DOS, or run a low-level utility.
Rufus 2.8.886 Final
Rufus is fast, easy to use, and supports a wide range of ISOs. It is also open source and free to download and use. In this article, we will review the latest version of Rufus, Rufus 2.8.886 Final, which was released on March 22, 2016.
What's New in Rufus 2.8.886 Final?
According to the official website of Rufus, Rufus 2.8.886 Final has the following new features and improvements:
Enable listing of non-USB card readers (EXPERIMENTAL): This means that Rufus can now detect and use card readers that are not connected via USB, such as SD card slots on laptops or tablets. This feature is experimental and may not work on all devices.
Major speed improvement for checksum computation: This means that Rufus can now calculate the checksum of an ISO file much faster than before, which can save time and reduce errors.
Fix UI flicker during progress actualization: This means that Rufus has fixed a bug that caused the user interface to flicker or freeze during the formatting and creation process.
Fix computation of FAT size for Large FAT32 (with thanks to Ady): This means that Rufus has fixed a bug that caused incorrect calculation of the FAT size for large FAT32 partitions, which could result in failure or corruption of the bootable USB drive.
Syslinux improvements: This means that Rufus has improved the compatibility and reliability of Syslinux, which is a bootloader that allows booting from various Linux distributions and other operating systems.
Update GRUB to 2.02beta3: This means that Rufus has updated GRUB, which is another bootloader that allows booting from various operating systems, to the latest version available at the time of release.