Macrium Reflect 8.1.7675 released with security update CVE-2023-43896

Changes, improvements, and bug fixes of Security update to Macrium Reflect 8.1.7675.

Macrium Reflect 8.1.7675

A new update to Macrium Reflect is rolled out with very important bug fixes and improvements. This includes security patch for psmounterex.sys, fixes for boot clone, Incremental image backup of dynamic volumes, Backup comments, and several more. Furthermore, a new menu option for submitting a support case is added. Since this is a security update to Macrium Reflect 8.1.7675 you should install the version to ensure the security of your system.”

The new version of Macrium Reflect is intended to combat CVE-2023-43896 and correct cloning, the rescue medium, and the mounting of incremental backups. You can install this update through the link at the bottom of this post. See: Macrium Reflect v7.2.4732 Release with Bug Fixes. Now have a look at the release note:

Macrium Reflect 8.1.7675 Changes and bug fixes

Here is the changelog:

Security Update – CVE-2023-43896

  • This update applies a security patch to psmounterex.sys. We advise you to install this release to ensure the security of your system.


  • System Clones made to an empty disk could fail to boot without running ‘Fix Windows Boot Problems’. This has been resolved.


  • Macrium Reflect 8.1.7675 resolved Incremental image backup of dynamic volumes could fail to mount.
  • Image backup of the system volume on a dynamic disk using Rescue Media may fail with ‘Access is denied’. This has been resolved.

Rescue Media Builder

  • If the Rescue Media drivers override settings were modified in a particular sequence, then the Rescue Media Builder could delete drivers from the host system C:\Windows\Inf folder. This has been resolved.


  • Some files were being left in C:\Users\<USER>\AppData\Local\Temp. These are now deleted after use.
  • When a backup Desktop shortcut was created with the ‘Prompt’ option, backups were incorrectly running in the background. This has been resolved.
  • Backup comments added via Desktop shortcuts were not getting saved. This has been resolved.
  • We have added a new menu option for submitting a support case. After contacting support for a case number, you can now take the ‘Help’ > Submit Support Ticket…’ to provide log and system information to help us resolve issues.


Various other minor fixes and changes to improve Macrium Reflect.

Read: How to Clone Hard Drive on Windows 10 to HDD / SSD


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Love to play with Windows 11 and 10. Suggestion - Going for Registry change or system files edit then remember to take a backup or create a restore point before Starting.