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It is available as a replacement for Microsoft's older SCSI Pass-Through Interface (SPTI), but is unrelated to it.
It provides a new method of access to storage devices that are accessed by Microsoft Windows operating systems through the Small Computer System Interface (SCSI) bus, such as hard disks, CDs, and DVDs, including Blu Ray.
Its latest stable release is 1.86 as of November 2013.
It is only supported by Microsoft Windows operating systems, level 2000 and above, (XP, Vista, 7, and 8).
Duplex Secure is listed as a technology partner in the Star Burn Technical Alliance, indicating a committed link to promoting deployment of, and being interoperable with, Star Burn Software's CD/DVD/Blu Ray burning applications.
SPTD may therefore be present on systems using hardware or software from Star Burn or any of its alliance partners.Alcohol 120% uses SPTD and Alcohol Soft is also listed in this Alliance.Daemon Tools and Core XWare's Power Archiver Pro 2010 also use it, although the latter has a configurable option to turn SPTD off.Core XWare said internal testing showed 20% better optical drive performance than SCSI Pass-Through Interface.Users of kernel-mode debugging programs, such as Microsoft's Win Dbg and their other command-line debuggers, should be aware that SPTD is known to be incompatible with kernel-mode debugging.If you want a detailed security rating about your (and all other running background processes) read the following user opinions, and download the free trial version of Security Task Manager. It is supposedly an interface system that prevents rootkits from working etc (however it is a bit strange in itself, as it blocks registry keys, file access and other things), so it is hardly 'harmless' See also: Link w.