Device Control - Does Not Block Writing CD's

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  1. James2012

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    All,

    Just so you are aware, there is a current bug (In Version 5.0.2126.0)

    Bug: Device Control does not block writing optical devices on Windows 7 Professional

    I have only tested it on Windows 7 Professional, but I suspect the same problem will exist in all Windows 7 versions.

    ESET have confirmed this as a known bug, and they say it will be fixed in the next version.

    Cheers,
    James
     
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    It would appear a new version has come out. But not resolved the issue.
     
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    Not sure who confirmed it as a bug and who promised that it would be fixed in the next update as the "bug" is in the state of research. It's likely that the burning software uses a different approach to drives than what's being controlled by Device control.
     
  4. James2012

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    Hi Marcos,

    If that's the case, Windows Inbuilt CD/DVD writing would be blocked. But it is not.

    Here is the response I got from ESET UK in regards to this bug;


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    Good Morning,

    Concerning the CDRom drives still being able to write CD’s that is now a know bug and our developers have notified us that it is in their Bug tracking system and will be fixed in the next build release of the software (unable to give a date at present when this will be released). As for your other issues with Device Control (may also be fixed in the next build release) unfortunately the logs taken were not usable due to some corruption so please call into Technical Support on 0845 838 0832 (option 3) and we can recreate the logs and submit them again.

    Regards,
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    Unfortunately, a newer build has come out. But no fix. This is unacceptable for a security point of view.

    The Device Control promises "Writing Blocked" but does not. Who tested this release?!

    I hope it will be fixed soon.
     
  5. Marcos

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    This issue was initially reported on Windows XP and it's been confirmed as fixed in the latest version of Endpoint. I've asked the testers to re-test the built-in cd/dvd writing feature on Windows 7.
     
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    Any luck testing this?

    Cheers,
    James
     
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