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Discussion in 'ProcessGuard' started by mantra, Dec 31, 2005.

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  1. mantra

    mantra Registered Member

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    hi
    i'm downloading the last version (trial)

    can i setup the program to avoid to every program to change or delete only my files *.doc and maybe *.exe ?


    thanks
     
  2. Disciple

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    If I understand your question correctly, PG does not work as you perceive. It protects your executable files from being attacked by the various methods malware uses. I would suggest visiting this DCS page, http://www.diamondcs.com.au/processguard/index.php?page=help, and downloading the help file to read. The Introduction section does a good job of explaining what PG is all about.

    I hope this helps.
     
  3. billaku

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    Executables mostly being *.exe and *.dll ?
     
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    During learning mode PG does not add .dll's to the protection list only .exe's are added. I did try and was able to add a .dll to the list, I can't understand why you are wanting to since they are not an executable file.
     
  5. mantra

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    umm
    so i can add docs files ?
    i need to protect docs files because i work often with word
     
  6. billaku

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    Don't know what you or others would experience.

    Just tried and even though set to:
    1. Protect from Termination or Modification
    2. *not* Authorize to Terminate or Modify

    A *.doc I added to Protection (tab)
    was able to be Modified (changed) and Terminated (closed).


    Perhaps a great suggestion to DiamondCS?

    Be able to protect all *.doc or selected *.doc


    I have Office 2003 and just found this in Word 2003:

    File | Permission | Restrict Permission As...

    Learn more about this feature

    ... "Once permission for a document or message has been restricted with this technology, the access and usage restrictions are enforced no matter where the information is, since the permission to access an e-mail message or a document are stored in the file itself."
     
  7. billaku

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    PG and .dll(s)

    Just seemed that when first started using PG 3.15, week or so ago, something came up about a .dll - don't recall specifics.

    For some reasons, currently in PG

    Protection (tab)
    logon.scr (\windows\system32\)
    shellextension.dll (\microsoft\antispyware\)

    I think I recall adding these myself.
    Think I read somewhere the logon.scr suggested to be added?
    Don't recall about the MS AS .dll entry reason, occurrence.
     
  8. mantra

    mantra Registered Member

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    so can't protect others files then *.exe

    but is there a program that could do it for me?
     
  9. WSFuser

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    i think safe n sec can protect some dll but not sure.
     
  10. mantra

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    yes but others files chosen by me no!
     
  11. Peter2150

    Peter2150 Global Moderator

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    Hi Mantra

    Most of these programs like Process Guard, Safe'n'Sec, etc are designed to protect your system from malware, like virus', and trojan from infecting and taking over your computer.

    What you are looking for is something to protect the privacy of your data files. Non of these programs are really designed for that. If it is really an issue you might want to consider encryption etc. Just be careful you don't end up protecting them from yourself. This happens frequently.

    Pete
     
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